Rail fares rose by 3.2 percent this week, despite troubling times on the railways. Trains hit a 13-year low for punctuality in 2018, but costs are on the rise. And the route with the highest price increase passes through Coventry - connecting Birmingham stations to London Euston. Since 2010 this has risen by £2,874, and now costs £10,902. But since 2010, the route with the biggest season ticket price increase is the route between Nuneaton and Tame Bridge Parkway, near Walsall. There has been a price rise of 54 percent during that time. poll loading Are the latest rail fare rises justified? 0+ VOTES SO FAR Yes, the price of everything goes up No, the passengers are being treated unfairly Last year was something of a chaotic one on the railways. While Coventry and Warwickshire avoided the brunt of the trouble, northern railway routes and those in the South East of England and South Wales were heavily disrupted at times during the year. Some of the most expensive season … [Read more...] about Train prices go up: Everything you need to know
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DAVID PRICE returns to the ring this Saturday following his devastating KO defeat to another Russian Alexander Povetkin, This time around, Sergey Kuzmin poses a completely different proposition for the 6ft 8in Scouse powerhouse. Anthony Joshua takes part in public workout ahead of Alexander Povetkin showdown at Wembley The former European Amateur champion, from Kolchugino, brings a record of 12-0 with 9 wins by knockout and the single draw. This will be the first time Kuzmin fights on a stadium bill away from the small hall set-up given to fighters who have just made the transition with relatively little backing and limited exposure. But the Russian fancies his chances and in spectacular fashion after sizing up Price at today's weigh in. The Brit tipped the scales at 18 stone 13lbs 8oz while the slightly lighter Kuzmin came in at 17 stone 6lbs 6oz, over a stone trimmer than the seismic in stature, David Price. 'He's unbelievable' Fergie's video for Scholes in second appearance since … [Read more...] about Who is David Price’s opponent Sergey Kuzmin, what is his record and where is he from?
Train prices are rising again. Despite Northern Rail's constant delays and cancelled trains and engineering work at Liverpool Lime Street disrupting travellers' journeys train tickets will rise by 3.2% next year. The inflation-busting rise will make it more expensive than ever to travel the UK's train network and leave more people out of pocket. For a short time only, there is a way to get £15 off your next train booking. Deals website TopCashback is offering new users up to £15 off bookings over £15 through thetrainline.co.uk when you sign up using this link. The deal may not help when prices rise next year, but could ease the pressure for trips in the next few weeks. Trains should be an easy, breezy process that gets you to your destination on time and quickly - so to beat the price hikes we've found some train hacks that could make it a little easier on your wallet. Cheapest fare finder If your travel dates are flexible you can use National Rail's fare finder around … [Read more...] about How to get cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street
Katie Price confessed to driving while being disqualified - but her version of events have been cast into doubt. The Sun on Sunday, she had her children Jett, four and Bunny, three, in her car for a 25-mile drive, while another friend drove Harvey, 16, in a different car. The issue took place last Wednesday when a friend drove her to Gatwick at 3pm and left two cars in the short stay car park. Katie, Harvey, Jett and Bunny then went to London by train, and returned at 7.3pm. She then got behind the wheel, reversed out of the car park and drove 24 miles to her house near Horsham, West Sussex. It's not yet known if Katie will be penalised further after breaking her driving ban. However, one fan predicted that the length of her ban would be increased. Katie was banned from the roads after police found her driving at 60mph near her West Sussex home - 10mph above the legal limit. She was also given six points on her driver's license. The ruling was issued by Brighton Magistrates court … [Read more...] about Katie Price caught driving while banned
Katie Price reportedly stripped off on a holiday to Thailand to avoid bankruptcy as she battles her third divorce. The former model is currently in the process of divorcing estranged husband Kieran Hayler after calling time on their marriage earlier this year amid cheating allegations. Price has already moved on from the former stripper with fitness instructor Kris Boyson, 29, and the two have been enjoying a break in Thailand, with Price being snapped in a series of lewd and rather cringe-worthy photos. The topless photos also show her attempting to pull down her boyfriend's shorts in the sea, with it now claimed that they were a staged attempt to make money. According to The Sun, Price, 40, faces the prospect of being left penniless by her split from Hayler, who has reportedly vowed to “get what he is owed” . A source told the publication: “She always felt that whatever anyone said about her, she could at least point to her huge … [Read more...] about Katie Price ‘stripped off in Thailand to try avoid bankruptcy’