Your lunchtime sarnie is about to get a serious upgrade as Pret is launching a limited edition lobster roll this month. Made with sustainably sourced Maine lobster claw and knuckle meat, dressed with lemon chilli mayo and stuffed into a white baguette with lettuce and cucumber, the roll, costing £5.99, is being introduced here after…

Forget ridesharing in a cab, you can now rideshare in a submarine as Queensland, Australia has teamed up with Uber to launch scUber. The world’s first rideshare submarine experience will run at the Great Barrier Reef for two weeks, offering riders the chance to immerse themselves in the reef without the need for a diving…

It’s no ridesharing submarine but Uber has given Londoners a new way to travel with the launch of the JUMP electric bikes. Very similar to the bright green Lime bikes, JUMP bikes go up to 15mph thanks to the pedal assist and they also have baskets, adjustable seats, a mount to hold your phone and…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People in six cities around UK will be the first to benefit from the service EE will switch on its 5G service in six UK cities on 30 May, the first mobile network in the UK to do so. People in London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester will…

Image copyright Royal Mail Royal Mail has announced plans for the UK’s first-ever parcel postboxes. The company said 1,400 of the new postboxes would be installed across the country in more than 30 locations over a six-month period, starting in August. Locations will include Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff and Leeds. Customers will be able to post…

Image caption Refurbishment work on the Class 442 trains was carried out at Eastleigh The introduction of refurbished trains by South Western Railway (SWR) has been delayed over safety concerns. Three Class 442 trains, nicknamed “plastic pigs” when they were first on the rails in the 1980s, were due to be brought back back into…

Image copyright Reuters Vodafone has said that it will turn on its 5G service in the UK on 3 July. The company will rely on equipment from the Chinese telecoms provider Huawei, among others, to deliver the service. It is the first firm to confirm a UK switch-on date, and both business customers and consumers…

Laura Reynolds New Crossrail Launch Date Announced – But One Key Station Won’t Open Then For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. The new anticipated Crossrail launch date has been announced,  with services on the central section expected to be up and running by March 2021. Crossrail has identified a…