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January 6, 2019 5:34 PM Wayne Rooney ‘arrested for public intoxication and swearing in December’, US media reports

WAYNE ROONEY was reportedly arrested in December. It is believed he was arrested for “public intoxication and swearing”. abc7 News - which is located in Virginia, United States - have reported the news while the footballer continues his three-year deal with DC United. A spokesman for Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said: “He was booked into the Loudoun 10

January 4, 2019 2:18 AM Herb Kelleher: Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87

Herb Kelleher, who co-founded low-cost US carrier Southwest Airlines, has died aged 87, the company says. The company described him as "a pioneer, a maverick and an innovator" who disrupted the airline industry "by making flying both fun and affordable". Founded in 1967, his airline initially aimed to provide cheap flights between the Texas cities of Houston 11

December 23, 2018 7:42 PM Birmingham Airport hit by air traffic control glitch grounding flights temporarily

Chaos has struck another of Britian's largest airports in the run up to Christmas as Birmingham Airport announced it has suspended all flights. Birmingham Airport has reported an "air traffic control fault" forcing it to temporarily suspend all flights. Eurocontrol, the organisation that manages air traffic across Europe, said flights are expected to be affected 20

December 23, 2018 7:04 PM Flights resume at Birmingham Airport after earlier suspension

An air traffic control issue was blamed for the delay, which saw some planes re-routed to Manchester and East Midlands Airports. Passenger are being told to check with airlines for the latest information about their flight. A spokesperson for the airport earlier apologised for the delay and blamed an air traffic control issue. One plane travelling from Amsterdam 23

December 22, 2018 10:01 AM Army thwarts NEW drone attack at Gatwick with flights able to resume in just 80 minutes

FLIGHTS have resumed at Gatwick airport after another drone sighting grounded flights for 80 minutes as airport chiefs say the 'military measures' in place ARE working. Flights were temporarily suspended again on Friday night after another confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield. The airport says “military measures” would ensure the safety of passengers 22

December 20, 2018 5:55 PM German airports on alert amid spying reports at Stuttgart

Germany's biggest airports are on alert after four suspected terrorists were spotted staking out Stuttgart airport, reports say. Police are said to be hunting for a son and father from North Rhine-Westphalia and two others seen taking photos of the airport's terminal and grounds. Details of the suspects were passed to German police by Morocco's secret 21

November 3, 2018 10:06 AM Leicester players in tears as stadium falls silent to remember Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Members of the team are due to fly out to Thailand for the funeral of the club's late owner after the match in Cardiff. Players shed tears and fans raised their club scarves aloft in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Two giant flags in memory of the popular tycoon were also unfurled, one of which was "surfed" from Cardiff supporters to the Leicester 25

September 12, 2018 3:45 AM Libya's Tripoli airport diverts flights after rocket attack

The only working airport in Libya's capital, Tripoli, has diverted flights after it came under rocket fire. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties at Mitiga International Airport after the attack on Tuesday night. The airport had only reopened on Friday following clashes between rival militias. A UN-backed government is nominally in power 20

August 22, 2018 5:01 AM Drunk passengers a pain in the neck

Now, the Civil Aviation Authority is calling for more prosecutions against violent and drunken airline passengers. There are also to be more warnings about inebriated passengers and the possibility of far heavier fines – as much as £80,000. It’s illegal to be drunk on a flight but, as many nervous fliers recognise, having a drink or two for “Dutch courage 43

August 10, 2018 8:06 AM Lombok earthquakes: Travel and safety advice for British tourists

The British Government is sending staff from the consulate in Bali and embassy in capital Jakarta to assist stranded British tourists. A spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said: "We are working with the Indonesian authorities to provide assistance to British people caught up in the earthquake in Lombok and the Gili islands 31