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Majority take tube/tram/bus, but taxis now a more popular option than trains

Majority take tube/tram/bus, but taxis now a more popular option than trains
The transport study is the latest in a series of VisitBritain’s foresight editions, which look at the significant issues affecting the inbound tourism industry. The latest report, released today, reveals that now just over half (53%) of all visitors to Britain get around the country using a bus, tube or tram, followed closely by one-in-three who book a taxi (32%). Train trips, outside of towns and cities, have become the third most popular way of getting around with only 28% of international visitors doing so. Read More >

Michael Brown’s Ferguson: ‘This is a war and we are soldiers on the frontline’ |

Michael Brown's Ferguson: 'This is a war and we are soldiers on the frontline' | World news | NewsWire
Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

When David Whitt returned from the supermarket to his apartment in Ferguson, Missouri one recent evening, he quickly realised that he had made a mistake and would have to head back out on his bicycle.

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Clive Palmer goes quiet as Coalition seeks deals on health and education |

Clive Palmer goes quiet as Coalition seeks deals on health and education | World news | NewsWire
PUP leader Clive Palmer and the leader of the House Christopher Pyne in the House of Representatives. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian

Clive Palmer has declined to comment on possible compromises on health and education policy, despite previously insisting his three senators would oppose any Medicare co-payment or deregulation of university fees.

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