Easter getaway delays

Travellers trying to get away for the Easter weekend face delays as the cold weather causes disruptions. A record number are expected to escape the UK to escape the freezing temperatures.

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Ports strike called off in time for Easter

A strike at French ports which looked set to disrupt cross-Channel ferry services has been called off.

It will come as a relief to authorities as record numbers are expected to travel abroad for Easter weekend – and escape the UK’s freezing temperatures.

P&O Ferries had warned its passengers to expect long delays but at 2am a deal was struck following late-night talks.

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