For most people, a journey from London to Dover and back is a simple matter of getting in the car or on a train - and a couple of hours later, the journey's over. But this weekend seven lads from Kent are doing that trip, both ways - on scooters.
David Johns went to see them preparing for their epic journey and spoke to Nick Hardinges and Luka Syplywczak.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at Westminster today in support of a Gurkha who's been on hunger-strike for 13 days. Gyanraj Rai is demanding that 25,000 Gurkha veterans are given the same pension rights as their British comrades.
Meanwhile, a teenage boy from Kent has launched a Government e-petition in support of the hunger striker. John Ryall reports.
He's just 13 years old but a remarkable schoolboy from Kent has begun a campaign to save a Gurkha veteran on hunger strike over pension rights. George Taylor has visited Gyanraj Rai near Downing Street - hoping to talk him out of his protest.
The former soldier wants the rules changed that prevent some Gurkhas receiving the same pensions as their British counterparts. It's part of a long-running campaign for equal rights. John Ryall has our exclusive report.
Disruption on South West Trains between Reading and London Waterloo due to signalling problem at Wokingham.
Tickets are being accepted on First Great Western between Reading and London, and London Underground services.
It is the beginning of the end of paper rail tickets for some Southern passengers travelling into London.
Commuters using the Brighton line into the capital will be able to use smart-cards, similar to Oyster-cards, at East Croydon, Clapham Junction, London Victoria and London Bridge.
The scheme will be widened out to all London stations as of next year.
Baroness Kramer launched the new scheme yesterday.
There are delays of up to 40 minutes on South West Trains between Portsmouth Harbour and London Waterloo.
A train company has been fined £75,000 after they failed to protect the safety of passengers trapped on a broken down train at Dock Junction, London, in May 2011.
A First Capital Connect service from Brighton to Bedford lost power and became stranded for three hours.
The Office of Rail Regulation found that the company had not planned its response to deal with stranded trains or to provide those on board with accurate information.
Passengers had to call National Rail Enquiries for updates. They were also told that a rescue train would be coming during the three hours they were stranded, but it never did.
The convoy is part of the 20th Ace Café Reunion event and tens of thousands of motorcyclists are expected to attend. They travel along the anti-clockwise M25 between junction 16 and 7, the southbound M23 and the southbound A23.
Ben Wates, from the emergency planning team at the Highways Agency which is responsible for motorways and major trunk roads, said:
London Gatwick saw four million passengers use the airport this August, which is up by nearly 200,000 compared to last year.
Passengers flying to European destinations continued to grow with over three million passengers choosing to fly from the airport.
The top European destinations were Spain, Italy and Greece.
A new route to Moscow with easyJet proved to be popular with over 19,000 passengers flying there from London Gatwick in August.
Long haul flights to Dubai and Vietnam also grew in popularity.