London's transport bosses are telling travellers on the tube system to beat the heat by carrying a bottle of water with them when they venture underground.
from Global News Journal:
Has German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck finally said what many world leaders think but are afraid to say? That the British government won't sign up to meaningful reform of financial markets because it is too worried about what it would mean for the country’s most famous cash cow, the City of London.
from The Great Debate:
-- Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --
The last time round when there was such widespread travel chaos in Britain due to snow was quite some time ago….it was in 1991 – the year the “wrong type of snow” was born – British Rail’s ill-conceived attempt to explain why the railways had come to a virtual standstill after heavy snowfall.