Ukraine travel ban on Robbie songs

Ukrainian travellers are up in arms after authorities in the east European state banned British pop and rock music from being played on state airlines and railways.

The country’s Ministry of Transport has issued a decree that only Ukrainian songs could be played over the sound systems in aeroplanes and trains run by the state, local media has reported.

But locals have complained after they said they wanted to listen to western music.

Oksana Petrenkova from the capital Kiev said: “When I’m travelling I want to hear someone like Robbie Williams, not some folk band from the countryside.

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