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British Airways owner IAG reports first-quarter profit

The European Parliament back a bill to change how pilots' working hours are regulated despite its rejection by their own transport committee.

UK's warmest year on record predicted

Is this UK's weirdest weather year? This year could be the UK's warmest for almost 250 years as measured by the world's oldest temperature record, say researchers. The 11 months from January to November have already been the warmest period on the Central England Temperature record. #UK #weather #GreatBritain #Britain #British #GlobalWarming #temperature #England #RecordBreakingHeat

Huge surge in rail journeys since 1990s

Huge surge in British rail journeys since 1990s. The number of rail journeys taken in a single year has more than doubled since the 1990s, new figures show. #UK #England #Britian #railroad #trains #transportation #tourism

Rail passengers 'dissatisfied' with delay information

Railway tracks. UK rail passengers 'dissatisfied' with delay information. A third of rail passengers are happy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey has suggested. Passenger Focus's survey said rail customers found Twitter had better information than station staff. #UK #rail #railroad #railway #RailTravel #transport #travel #British #England #GreatBritain #delays

Crossrail: Tunnelling beneath London

Crossrail: Tunnelling beneath London. A tour through Crossrail's tunnels: In exactly four years' time, Europe's biggest infrastructure project will open to the public. Crossrail is a new railway line running from east to west across London. It sounds simple enough but this is a project on a scale that echoes the great Brunel himself. It includes 26 miles of tunnels and we were lucky enough to go down a few, just to see how they are getting on. I say lucky. You should try climbing down...

Building a Spitfire with eBay parts

Building a Spitfire with eBay parts An original Mark I Spitfire, the kind used in the Battle of Britain in 1940, is about to be auctioned at Christie's. It is expected to fetch up to £2.5m ($3.9m) but could go for much more. While there are around 230 Spitfires left around the world, there are only four Mark Is still fit to fly. John Romain of the Aircraft Restoration Company at Duxford in Cambridgeshire told BBC News how he and his team restored the aircraft - and what it is like to fly it.

R34, the first airship to fly from Great Britain to the United States, and to make a double crossing of the Atlantic. Both trips were made in July 1919. This photo was published in the 1938 book, Our Generation. #ToHellAndBack #MariaRosaAuthor #R34 #airship #blimp #zeppelin #GreatBritain #Britain #British #England #OurGeneration #books #photography #history #transport

Theresa May urges UK to 'wipe out anti-Semitism'

Theresa May urges UK to 'wipe out anti-Semitism'. Home Secretary Theresa May has said the UK must redouble its efforts "to wipe out anti-Semitism". She was speaking at a gathering organised by the Board of Deputies of British Jews in London, following the attacks in Paris. #TheresaMay #UK #British #Britain #England #London #Jews #Jewish #AntiSemitism #HateCrimes #Judaica

Kensington Palace

Queen's Christmas speech 2015: Light overcomes darkness #QueenElizabethII #QueenElizabeth #ElizabethII #Christmas #ChristmasSpeech #royals #RoyalFamily #UK #GreatBritain #Britain #British #KensingtonPalace #Light

Prince Harry's games for the warrior wounded

Prince Harry's games for the warrior wounded. The Invictus Games for injured and sick military personnel are transforming lives before they even start. #PrinceHarry #InvictusGames #UK #royals #British #soldiers #military #WoundedWarriors #veterans #ArmedForces