It’s probably the sort of thing one only thinks about when heading off to foreign climes on holiday - particularly if you’re going to be driving there - but why do some countries drive on the left and others on the right? Here in the UK we drive on the left but most of our European neighbours drive on the right. It would certainly seem like we’re in the minority - but is that the case - and who else drives on the left? Cross the Channel to the European mainland, keep going in any direction and it’ll be a long time before you find anyone with their steering wheel on the same side of the car (the right) as in the UK. However, if you head across the Irish Sea to the Republic of Ireland you’ll find they drive on the same side of the road as us. 35% of the world drive on the left Taking the world as a whole, around 35% of the world’s population drives on the left. It might not surprise you to know that many of the other countries that do are former … [Read more...] about Why do we drive on the left and who else does?
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A list of the easiest and most difficult places to pass your driving test in London has been revealed as Yeading in Hillingdon. According to a study by Veygo Learner Driver Insurance , people taking their test in the capital are less likely to pass than in other parts of the country. London fell behind the national pass rate of 49.9% with only 42.4% of drivers successfully passing their tests. Learner drivers in London may be unhappy to hear that the city is home to 40% of UK's 20 toughest test centres. Read More West London latest The study, which assessed data from the UK's 345 test centres, found that one in the borough of Hillingdon was the nation's toughest spot to pass the test. Only 20% of people who took their test at the Yeading Driving Test Centre in Willow Tree Lane, passed. Other London test centres in the top 20 toughest include Erith in Bexley, which was found to be the third hardest, Belvedere fifth and Chingford 15th while not one London centre was among the … [Read more...] about This west London driving centre is the hardest place to pass your test
ISIS terror chiefs now have US city Seattle in their sights – and have vowed to have Donald Trump quaking in fear. They have released a poster via their media channels showing the West coast city – home to Boeing – in flames. Trump – dressed in camouflage gear – is shown kneeling on the ground with a fighter stood pointing a pistol at the back of his head. Another Jihadi stands to his right and a warning reads: “Soon..,the calamities will be in your lands until it is filled with charred skulls.” Yesterday the group uploaded another snap showing Trump in chains, dressed in the same orange jumpsuit as so many of their execution victims. Twisted videos threatened the West with drive-by shootings. The group’s propaganda wing released footage that included an image of a Jihadi – dressed in Western-style clothes including a baseball cap - aiming a silenced automatic pistol at the driver of a pick-up truck. In the message it promised … [Read more...] about ISIS executes Donald Trump as Seattle burns in latest chilling propaganda warning to the West
A CHILLING new ISIS propaganda poster shows US President Donald Trump in chains, dressed in the same orange jumpsuit as so many of their execution victims. Other twisted videos, uploaded onto the terror group's social media channels, threaten the West with drive-by shootings. In the footage, a jihadi dressed in Western-style clothes and a baseball cap, aims a silenced automatic pistol at the driver of a pick-up truck. The extremists also posted videos of two school-aged boys, one of whom says he dreams of being a suicide bomber for the terror group while the second prays for death to America. In December, the terror group released a twisted, doctored image of Trump and Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu keeling in front of a hooded, Jihadi John-style executioner. The shocking image, featuring the disupted al-Aqsa mosque, was released as fanatics pledged to carry out lone wolf attacks on US soil in terrifying propaganda pamphlets circulating online. The latest message comes as the US … [Read more...] about Chilling ISIS propaganda poster shows Donald Trump as prisoner in organge jumpsuit as terrorists threaten West with drive-by shootings
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she regretted Britain’s role in anti-gay legislation across its former colonies, seeking to address criticism of the Commonwealth at its gathering in London. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May hosts a meeting with leaders and representatives of Caribbean countries, at 10 Downing Street in London April 17, 2018. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via Reuters May is looking to reinvigorate the Commonwealth, a 53-country network of mostly former colonies, as Britain seeks new post-Brexit ways to project its influence in the world and establish a role as a leader of free trade. Speaking on the second day of a week-long meeting in London, May addressed a wide range of humanitarian and environmental issues, including laws which outlaw same-sex activity in 37 of its 53 member nations. “I am all too aware that these laws were often put in place by my own country. They were wrong then and they are wrong now,” May … [Read more...] about Britain says regrets role in anti-gay laws among former colonies