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August 10, 2017 12:20 PM Toy boats, jetskis: African migrants take new risks for better life in Europe

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African migrants are seeking a cheaper and easier path to Europe with a rising number setting sail for Spain from Morocco using toy dinghies and jetskis, migration experts said on Thursday. The voyage from Libya across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy remains the most popular route - 95,000 migrants have set sail this year - yet numbers 9

August 7, 2017 8:21 AM Corsica WILDFIRES: 'Lucifer' heatwave hindering efforts to control blaze

HOT, dry weather on the island of Corsica is hindering efforts to control forest fires which have destroyed around 5,000 hectares of land. The blaze broke out last Wednesday and authorities warned it was spreading north as emergency teams struggled to contain it. Emergency planes could be seen spraying water over the burning forest near the town of Calvi 10

July 28, 2017 3:40 PM Russian spy plane photographed above Devon

The Antonov-AN30 aircraft was pictured this week by a keen eyes resident in Darmouth flying a reconnaissance mission over Britannia Royal Naval College in South Devon. The plane caught the eye of photographer David Brown who snapped the picture above. Mr Brown said: 'I was using my camera, it was a lovely sunny day and I saw the light hit it. 'I took several 8

July 28, 2017 8:11 AM Orders for world’s largest aircraft fail to take off... no new buyers since last year

The world’s largest passenger jet has failed to take off, with no new buyers emerging since last year and production being cut. Airbus plans to deliver only 12 of its double-decker A380s next year and just eight in 2019, while bosses are uncertain on prospects for future orders. That could threaten hundreds of jobs in Broughton, North Wales, where wings 8

July 27, 2017 7:59 AM Airbus profits lag amid engine issues, military challenges

PARIS (AP) - Airbus' first-half profits took a hit amid ongoing problems with its A400M military transporter and engine problems for its A320neo, and deliveries are down though orders are on the rise. The company said Thursday that sales in the second quarter fell but were stable overall in the first half at 28.7 billion euros ($33.4 billion) compared 9

July 20, 2017 6:20 AM Budget airline easyJet lifts profit outlook after strong quarter

LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - British budget airline easyJet raised its profit outlook on Thursday after it filled more seats on its planes while keeping a tight grip on costs during the third quarter. The airline, which is looking for a replacement for CEO Carolyn McCall who is set to join broadcaster ITV next year, said that profit before tax would be in the range 9

July 17, 2017 9:16 PM Fart-rageous: American Airlines denies passengers and crew members became sick because of 'odor described as flatulence'

American Airlines is denying that one of their planes had to be evacuated after crew members and passengers complained of headaches and eye irritation reportedly from an odor described as flatulence. The bad odor impacted Flight 1927 from Charlotte to Raleigh, North Carolina on Sunday shortly after it arrived at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) 6

July 17, 2017 7:19 AM Strong storms divert planes from Phoenix, flood highways

PHOENIX (AP) - Strong storm systems in Phoenix have caused major power outages, flooded part of a major highway and prompted air traffic controllers to divert some flights. The Arizona Republic reports ( ) that nearly 6,000 households lost power Saturday night in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. It wasn't immediately clear 3

July 15, 2017 10:37 AM Plane near-miss audio released

Communications between Air Canada flight AC759 and San Francisco air traffic control have been released. The plane came within 30m (98ft) of other aircraft as it prepared to land in a near-miss on 7 July. The audio reveals that air traffic control cleared the pilot to land on runway 28-R. However, the pilot began descending onto Taxiway-C, where four planes 9

July 14, 2017 7:39 PM Air kiss! Incredible moment two RAF Red Arrows miss each other by INCHES during daring aerial show at the Royal International Air Tattoo

This is the incredible moment two RAF Red Arrows missed each other by inches during a daring aerial show. The crowd held its breath as the two planes flew towards each other at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire today, positioning themselves so precisely that they sped past each other unscathed - but only just. A photographer 12