July 20, 2018 5:39 AM BA emergency landing forces London Gatwick runway closure
The runway at Gatwick Airport had to be closed and flights were diverted after an inbound airliner requested an emergency landing. The British Airways Airbus from Naples landed shortly after midnight on Friday after reporting a technical fault. The A320 remained on the runway while an inspection took place. The main runway was closed but reopened at 04:58 BST. A handful 11
July 18, 2018 11:06 AM Thai cave rescue press conference LIVE: Boys tried to 'dig their way out' and had no water
THE 12 boys and their 25-year-old coach tried to dig their way out and survived by drinking water from the walls of the cave before they were rescued from the flooded complex in Thailand. Here is all the latest news from the Thai cave rescue press conference today (Wednesday). The group was rescued eight days ago after a dramatic rescue effort that left one Thai Navy SEAL dead after 6
July 17, 2018 5:52 PM France's victorious World Cup team will get Legion of Honour, says Macron
France celebrated winning the World Cup in style after a 4-2 victory over Croatia Some 3,000 guests were invited to the reception in the Elysée gardens, including some 1,000 youths from local football clubs such as Bondy, the impoverished Paris suburb where France’s star player, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappé, spent his childhood. Some pollsters believe Mr Macron 7
July 17, 2018 5:30 AM Finance coach from Royal Wootton Bassett helps confront money worries
ADMITTING you're bad with money is becoming more socially acceptable, according to a finance coach from Royal Wootton Bassett. Chris Rook set up Future Balance in March after a career in project management to help people confront their bad habits around money. “It’s helping people with their finances but understanding more about what’s formed those habits 6
July 12, 2018 1:25 AM 'It was a JOKE' – Croatian defender Vida BOOED by Russians for 'glory to Ukraine' comments
CROATIAN defender Domagoj Vida was booed every time he touched the ball in the World Cup semi-final against England after shouting "glory to Ukraine" in the aftermath of his side's victory against the host nation Russia in the quarter-finals. Domagoj Vida claimed he was not trying to bring politics into football with his comments. But under FIFA rules 14
July 10, 2018 5:31 AM Thailand cave rescue boys will be in hospital for at least a week
THE 12 boys trapped in a Thai cave for 10 days will be hospitalised for at least a week, officials have confirmed, as the momentous rescue operation enters its third day. Jesada Chokedamrongsuk, permanent secretary of the ministry of public health, said: “All eight rescued boys today are in good health, none have a fever.” However, Thongchai Lertwilairatanapong 12
July 9, 2018 3:11 PM Thailand cave rescue update: How many boys are left in the cave? Will they be out today?
THAILAND cave rescue efforts have had a successful second day with eight boys now saved from the group of 13. How many are left and will they all be rescued today? Four Thai soccer players and their coach are now left trapped in a cave at Chaing Mai after a total of eight boys are rescued. Rescue efforts in Thailand have been highly successful with two-thirds 15
July 8, 2018 2:06 PM Thailand cave rescue: How many boys are left in the cave? How many have been rescued?
THE 12 boys and their 25-year-old football coach are being rescued today after being trapped in a northern Thailand cave for two weeks. But how many boys are left in the cave and how many have been evacuated? At least four of the boys are now free from the Tham Luang Nang Non caves in Chiang Raiv after being stuck on a ledge since June 23. This means 14
July 8, 2018 10:29 AM Thai cave rescue operation update: How long until the soccer team is SAVED?
THAILAND'S officials have this morning launched their dramatic rescue mission to save 12 boys and their football coach from inside a Thai cave. How long until the soccer team is SAVED? A dangerous rescue mission to free 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach trapped inside a Thai cave for two weeks began on Sunday, authorities said, with the first survivor 12
July 7, 2018 12:59 PM Thai cave rescue: Boys and parents send letters of love and reassurance
An exchange of letters between relatives and the 12 Thai boys and their coach who are trapped in a flooded cave has been released. Below is a selection of some of the messages: the letters from inside the cave are on the light coloured paper, while the responses are on the darker paper (some of the exchanges have been annotated). Mig: Don't worry about 10