UK Weather: Black Monday sees snow turn into deadly ice

Green Flag received nearly 14,000 calls by 12pm today as snow caused transport chaos across Britain today  2,300 schools were closed including 500 in Wales, 400 in Birmingham and 300 in Staffordshire 50,000 British Airways passengers were stranded last night as dozens of flights were cancelled at Heathrow Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, Great Western, and Virgin…

Heathrow to handle 143million kg of Christmas goods

The mind-boggling amount will be sent to non-EU destinations between November 24th and December 25th If 2016’s trends continue, salmon, books and flowers will be some of the biggest Christmas exports Last year over six million kilos of salmon flew through, equivalent to 480 new London Routemaster buses By Ted Thornhill and James Draper For…

Amazing photos of Le Grande Odyssée dog-sledding race

Le Grande Odyssée in Savoie Mont Blanc sees mushers from 12 countries competing for a £50,000 price  Competitors climb more than 60,000 feet – four times the height of Mont Blanc – over two weeks of racing A great place to watch it is Val Cenis Lanslebourg – with its Hotel Saint-Charles highly recommended By Kate…

Royal Princess cruise showcases the Caribbean at its best

Royal Princess takes passengers on a ten-day cruise around southern Caribbean It allows travellers to experience the best rum on offer on the five island stops  But the champagne waterfall on board the cruise liner is a sight to behold   By Nina Myskow For The Mail On Sunday Only the shoes are missing!’ Proudly…

Starving polar bear struggles to walk on land in Canada

‘Soul crushing’ footage was taken by photographer Paul Nicklen when he arrived on Canada’s Baffin Island Polar bear is on its deathbed, with its hair limply covering its thin frame, and one of its legs dragging behind Mr Nicklen hopes the footage will send a larger message about the deadly consequences of global warming By…

The most popular Uber destinations across the US revealed 

The cab hailing app has been keeping track of the most visited places since May Many of the most popular places in each state were back street bars and cafes  These include Toad’s Place bar in Connecticut and the Cactus Bar in Idaho  Sports stadiums and shopping malls also came out top of the list…

Gordon Grice reveals which animals inflict worst deaths

MailOnline Travel here plays a safari animal death game of ‘would you rather?’ Their methods vary from bites, goring, squashing and even eating alive  Expert advice comes from Book of Deadly Animals author Gordon Grice  By Jennifer Newton for MailOnline Gordon Grice, author of The Book of Deadly Animals, has spent 15 years researching wildlife…