Category Archives: Travel

New Match.com ads labelling freckles and red hair ‘imperfections’ leave commuters seething

Match.com’s new ads suggest freckles and red hair are ‘imperfections’ (Picture: Match.com)And you thought Mark was annoying. Dating site Match.com has just unveiled its latest ads in the #LoveYourImperfections series on the Tube and they have left commuters seething. The two new ads feature a woman with red hair and freckles and a person with…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/04/12/new-match-com-ads-labelling-freckles-and-red-hair-imperfections-leave-commuters-seething-5810335/

Man dead after being hit by lorry on M25 hard shoulder

The crash happened on the M25 (Picture: Daily Mail)A man who got out of his car after a crash on the M25 was hit by a lorry and killed. Police believe the car driver had hit the central reservation, and was inspecting damage to his car on the hard shoulder. The lorry driver stopped briefly, but drove…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/04/02/man-dead-after-being-hit-by-lorry-on-m25-hard-shoulder-5790445/

You can now hail cabs direct from the Google Maps app – here’s how

Yeah, come here (Picture Getty)Google has just put the final nail in the coffin of hailing cabs by, you know, actually standing by the edge of the road waving your arms around and trying to look sober. An update this week to the Google Maps Android app – and coming soon to iOS – lets…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/03/16/you-can-now-hail-cabs-direct-from-the-google-maps-app-heres-how-5755494/

Twice as many people catch trains… but guess how many more trains there are?

This is what many commuters have to put up with every day (Picture: Russell Hart/Alamy Live News)As seasoned commuters will know, few things get your day off to a worse start than being squeezed between dozens of passengers on a packed train. The morning and evening ritual to get to and from work often feels like…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/01/31/twice-as-many-people-catch-trains-but-guess-how-many-more-trains-there-are-5654157/