Train tickets: Rail industry plans fares shake-up

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Britain’s rail companies are to launch a public consultation aimed at making ticketing fairer and easier to use. The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents rail firms, said about 55 million different fares exist in the current system. A passenger group said reform was “overdue”. The industry admits passengers are […]

Wet wipes could face wipe-out in plastic clean-up

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Wet wipes, used for sticky fingers and removing eye make-up, as well as on other parts of the anatomy, could themselves be wiped out over the next couple of decades. The government says its plan to eliminate plastic waste “includes single use products like wet wipes”. The wipes contain non-biodegradable […]