Travel & transport from BBC stories
as at 01:55 03 Dec 2023. Train strikes: When are the walkouts in December?
[42 hours old]: Train drivers are holding rolling walkouts in December in a long-running row over pay and conditions.- Flights grounded and trains cancelled as snow paralyses Europe
[8 hours old]: Train and flight cancellations cause disruption to travellers in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic.- Israel-Gaza: UK launches surveillance flights to find Hamas hostages
[3 hours old]: The UK is sending unarmed, manned aircraft over Israel and Gaza to aid rescue efforts.. Train strikes: Drivers vote to continue walkouts
[36 hours old]: Aslef members back walkouts for the next six months, as the union begins nine days of action.. Will Tesla's cybertruck recover from its shattering start?
[52 hours old]: Tesla boss Elon Musk says the new cybertruck will "change the look of the roads".. RMT votes to end rail strikes until at least spring
[59 hours old]: Rail workers have voted to accept a pay deal, ending their involvement in a long-running series of strikes.
and in other news ...
- Israel-Gaza war: Residents of Khan Younis say Israeli strikes heaviest since start of war
[5 hours old]: Civilians in parts of north and south Gaza have been told to evacuate as Israel's renewed bombardment continues.
- New UK weather warnings for snow and ice as sporting events cancelled
[5 hours old]: Cumbria Police declare a "major incident" after heavy snowfalls and reports of vehicles getting stuck.* Paris attack near Eiffel Tower leaves one dead and two injured
[1 hours old]: Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin says tourists were targeted in the Quai de Grenelle area.
- Could X go bankrupt under Elon Musk?
[1 hours old]: Musk's profane attack on advertisers baffled experts - without adverts, how would X survive?
- Laura Kuenssberg: Health Secretary Victoria Atkins could decide Tory party's fate
[12 hours old]: Victoria Atkins' performance, when pressure mounts on the NHS, is vital for her party's prospects.
- Milford Haven: Garden ornament turns out to be live bomb
[3 hours old]: Sian and Jeffrey Edwards had always assumed the 64lb projectile in their garden was a "dummy".
- Solar panels used by British Army linked to claims of forced labour in China
[1 hours old]: A senior Tory MP urges the UK government to ban solar firms with links to forced labour in China.
- British soldier killed off duty in Kenya
[6 hours old]: BBC understands 32-year-old Maj Kevin McCool was on a motorcycle trip off base when he was attacked.* Henry Kissinger's Cambodia legacy of bombs and chaos
[1 hours old]: Henry Kissinger died aged 100 this week. His policies caused widespread destruction in Cambodia.
- Nigel Harman pulls out of Strictly Come Dancing
[5 hours old]: There was no elimination this week, after the Casualty star pulled out after injuring a rib.
- Euro 2024 draw: Scotland in group with hosts Germany while England in with Denmark
[4 hours old]: Scotland are drawn in the same group as hosts Germany at Euro 2024 while England are in Group C along with Denmark, Slovenia and Serbia.
- Philippines earthquake: Video shows chaos in shop as tremors hit
[4 hours old]: Video shows violent tremors shaking goods off shop shelves and blowing out street lights.
- The Papers: 'Starmer praises Thatcher' and Royals unite
[2 hours old]: Sunday's papers look at the continuing royal race row and the Labour leader's praise of Margaret Thatcher.
- Why Naga Munchetty is asking: ‘How are your periods?'
[1 hours old]: The Radio 5 Live presenter finds out that the answer could help many women like her.
- Bond villains in the frame
[1 hours old]: See photographer Andy Gotts' pictures of the actors who have played the baddie in James Bond films.
- How scientists are fighting climate-fuelled disease
[1 hours old]: As leaders gather in Dubai for the UN climate summit, experts say global warming is having a ‘profound effect' on health.
- Baby formula soaring costs: 'I struggle, but I won’t buy a cheaper brand'
[1 hours old]: Why struggling parents aren't choosing cheaper brands when it comes to infant formula milk.
- How assistance dogs can make a big difference at university
[1 hours old]: Students describe the realities of university life with - and without - an animal's help.
- American Fiction director says white audiences are too comfortable with black clichés
[1 hours old]: Satirical film American Fiction follows a black writer trying to make the literary world change its ways.
- Oreo fritters to teacup pizza: Indian street food gets trendy
[1 hours old]: The need for viral food videos is driving some unusual experiments - but do they work?
- Retired teacher's hobby lands her RHS artist-in-residence role
[1 hours old]: Caroline Buckley's coloured pencil skills win her the role of Plant Review's artist-in-residence.
- 24 Hours in Police Custody: Bedford takeaway siege recounted
[11 hours old]: A new series of 24 Hours in Police Custody kicks off with a dramatic armed siege in Bedford.
- Claudia Winkleman quits BBC Radio 2 show
[12 hours old]: The Strictly Come Dancing host tells listeners she wants to spend more time with her daughter.
- French anti-bullying bikers accused of threatening headteacher
[12 hours old]: Members of a French motorcycle group against bullying are charged with threats to headteacher.
- Philippines earthquakes: Mindanao island hit by powerful quakes
[4 hours old]: Local residents were told to flee to high ground but the tsunami threat later passed, US officials say.
- AUKUS: Radars will help counter threat of 'space warfare'
[6 hours old]: Three sites set to monitor deep space in a security arrangement between the UK, US and Australia.
- Newcastle 1-0 Man Utd: Anthony Gordon impresses in Magpies win
[1 hours old]: Newcastle's Anthony Gordon is showing why he should be considered by England - and Marcus Rashford could be the man he replaces.
- Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Hossein Vafaei and Ding Junhui defeats Judd Trump to reach UK final
[2 hours old]: Ronnie O'Sullivan defeats Hossein Vafaei 6-2 and Ding Junhui beats Judd Trump 6-4 to set up a meeting in this year's UK Championship final in York on Sunday.
- Nottingham Forest 0-1 Everton: Dwight McNeil secures first win since points deduction
[5 hours old]: Dwight McNeil's goal gives Everton their first win since they had 10 Premier League points deducted as they hang on to beat Nottingham Forest.
- Michael Conlan v Jordan Gill: England's Gill stops Belfast fighter Conlan in seventh round
[2 hours old]: Belfast's Michael Conlan suffers further disappointment as he is stopped in the seventh round by England's Jordan Gill in his home city.
- World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final: Aaliyah Powell beats Jade Jones on way to bronze
[2 hours old]: Aaliyah Powell beats two-time Olympic champion Jade Jones on her way to bronze at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final.
- FA Cup: Bivesh Gurung scores sublime winner to send Maidstone into third round
[8 hours old]: Midfielder Bivesh Gurung scores a sublime winner to fire non-league Maidstone into the FA Cup third round, beating League Two Barrow 2-1 at the Gallagher Stadium.
and in other older news ...
. The last of their kind: The unique life of Pakistan's Wakhi shepherdesses
[168 hours old]: The Wakhi shepherdesses share life in Pakistan's mountains and how they have changed things for a new generation.
. Bowen: US sets clearer red lines for Israel as ceasefire ends
[24 hours old]: If Israel kills as many in south Gaza as in the north, Biden will face some tough questions over US support for its ally.
. Paris Olympics 2024: Locals ask if they're worth the trouble
[23 hours old]: Metro tickets will cost more, rentals are soaring and Paris faces months of disruption.
. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem still fighting at 89
[25 hours old]: Bodily autonomy should be top of the women’s rights agenda, says the 89-year-old activist.
. Thurrock residents tell of life under a 'bankrupt' council
[25 hours old]: In the past year a number of councils have ended up effectively bankrupt. What impact does it have?
. The Crown's Imelda Staunton on the 'shock' of playing the Queen when the Queen died
[25 hours old]: Imelda Staunton found out the monarch had died while filming the final series of the Netflix show.
. Climate change: The young activists changing the sceptics' minds
[25 hours old]: Engaging with climate sceptics can be a challenge - but some people are trying to change their minds.
. Congo cobalt: TikTokers quit vaping over mining concerns
[22 hours old]: A swell of online interest in the central African nation has young adults questioning what they puff.
. How the Palace got stuck in Scobie-gate
[31 hours old]: After the naming of names in the race row, the Royal Family has to tackle difficult questions.
. Gaza's fear and anger as ceasefire ends and fighting erupts
[30 hours old]: The UN says renewed war between Israel and Hamas is "catastrophic" and a "nightmare".
. 'I’m not ready to lose hope': The hostages still in Gaza
[28 hours old]: There are still over 100 hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza, including at least 16 women.
. Israel Gaza: How missiles and destruction quickly returned after ceasefire
[36 hours old]: A seven-day ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has ended, bringing with it explosions and bloodshed.
. Released Palestinians allege abuse in Israeli jails
[48 hours old]: Palestinians tell the BBC they were beaten and had dogs set on them while in Israeli detention.
. Why has the Gaza ceasefire come to an end?
[37 hours old]: Both Israel and Hamas are blaming each other for violating the terms of the agreement.
. Who are the released hostages?
[38 hours old]: One-hundred-and-five people captured during the 7 October attacks have been released by Hamas.
. Nearly 100,000 Gaza buildings may be damaged, satellite images show
[38 hours old]: Images commissioned by the BBC reveal the damage in Gaza before the recent temporary truce started.
. Blinken steps up call for Israel to spare civilians in strongest remarks yet
[33 hours old]: The top diplomat delivers the strongest US remarks yet in Israel on protecting Palestinian civilians.
. Bedouin family desperate for news on teenagers held hostage in Gaza
[59 hours old]: Two Bedouin teenagers are among the last of the young hostages yet to be released by Hamas.
. Mia Schem: Wounded festival-goer in Hamas hostage video freed
[51 hours old]: Mia Schem is among eight more people released from Gaza on Thursday, in a swap for Palestinian prisoners.
. Liat Beinin Atzili: US citizen among 16 Hamas hostages released
[55 hours old]: Two dual US-Israeli citizens have so far been released as part of a Qatari-brokered ceasefire in Gaza.
. Digital pound plans should proceed with caution, say MPs
[25 hours old]: The benefits of a digital pound are unclear but the government should keep exploring it, say MPs.
. Three network down for tens of thousands across UK
[31 hours old]: The network says it is working on the issue to fix it as soon as possible.
. Bank branch closures hits Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's constituency
[38 hours old]: The last bank in Richmond, North Yorkshire, is one of 18 branch closures announced by Barclays.
. House prices edge up as hopes rise of lower mortgage rates
[38 hours old]: The Nationwide says there are "encouraging signs" that mortgage rates are starting to come down.
. Energy saving scheme: What is the Demand Flexibility Service?
[37 hours old]: A scheme to reward people for cutting back on electricity use is running for a second day this week.
. US aims to limit China's role in electric cars
[30 hours old]: The US unveils rules aimed at keeping Chinese components out of electric cars sold in the country.
. Sir James Dyson loses libel claim against Daily Mirror publisher
[37 hours old]: The inventor was suing the newspaper for libel over an article published in January 2022.
. Wilko: First new stores reopen in Devon
[38 hours old]: The branches are the first to be introduced nationally following the chain's collapse in August.
. 'Sued by my abuser for millions, I set up a social network instead'
[49 hours old]: The app that gives women a place to speak out about sexual harassment and other #MeToo issues.
. Government intervenes in Abu Dhabi's bid to buy Telegraph
[38 hours old]: The sale of the newspaper to Gulf investors has been referred to the competition and media regulators.
. TikTok: US judge blocks Montana's ban citing free speech
[45 hours old]: Chinese-owned app welcomes the ruling against "unconstitutional law" due to come into effect in January.
. Why food discount stickers may be a thing of the past
[73 hours old]: Supermarkets and other retailers are increasing switching to AI-powered digital price displays.
. Alistair Darling: Steady hand in an economic crisis
[57 hours old]: Former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling, who has died at the age of 70, found himself at the centre of the 2008 global financial crisis.
. 'Covid and criminals ruined my Airbnb for cars idea'
[97 hours old]: A UK entrepreneur explains why his idea to build a car-sharing network like Airbnb didn't work out.
. The T-shirt chewing enzyme ready to tackle plastic waste
[121 hours old]: A French start-up is ready to use an enzyme which can break down plastic on an industrial scale.
. The job-sharing apps that feel like online dating
[145 hours old]: New website platforms are working like matchmakers to connect potential job sharers.
. Slick videos or more 'authentic' content? The Israel-Gaza battles raging on TikTok and X
[148 hours old]: Pro-Palestinian TikTok posts gain traction with Gen Z, while slicker Israeli content is popular on X.
. The electronic noses designed to prevent food poisoning
[238 hours old]: Tech firms have developed AI-powered sensors that can detect bacteria in food.
. Omegle: ‘How I got the dangerous chat site closed down’
[259 hours old]: "Alice" speaks exclusively to the BBC after her successful lawsuit against Omegle forced it offline.
. Richard Teng: Who is the new boss of Binance?
[260 hours old]: Richard Teng rapidly climbed the ranks after joining the world's largest crypto-exchange two years ago.
. How lockdown inspired fight against period poverty
[289 hours old]: Inside a project tackling period poverty, with an army of thousands of volunteers across the world.