Mike Pence motorcade gaffe: why are cars banned from Mackinac Island?


US vice president Mike Pence brought a cavalcade to Mackinac Island over the weekend — even though cars have been banned there since 1898.
UK road pavement parking

MPs call for ban on pavement parking


A cross-party group of MPs has called on government to ban drivers from blocking footpaths by parking their cars on the kerb.
Petrol and diesel should be phased out by 2035

Petrol and diesel 'should be phased out by 2035'


The UK government should outlaw new petrol and diesel car sales well before its current target of 2040, say climate advisers.
UK Government confirms ban on conventional petrol and diesel cars in 2040

2040 petrol and diesel outlined by Government


The UK Government has confirmed it will ban new conventional petrol and diesel car sales by 2040, as part of its 'Road to Zero' policy.
UK mayors call for petrol and diesel car ban by 2030

UK mayors call for petrol and diesel ban by 2030


UK mayors will call upon the Government to introduce a ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030 — a decade earlier than originally planned.