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January 19, 2018 12:53 PM Pele resting at home as hospital reports are denied by spokesperson

Brazil legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA). Pele - the only player to win three World Cups - withdrew and the FWA said he was being 6

January 16, 2018 12:56 AM The moment RAF Typhoon fighter jets intercept two Russian supersonic 'Blackjack' bombers after being scrambled when the aircraft approached UK airspace

Footage shows the moment two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian planes approaching UK airspace this morning. The planes took off from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray on the coast of Scotland just before 9.30am today in Britain's latest military stand-off with Moscow. They were said to have been flying towards two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack 9

January 6, 2018 4:23 AM 2 planes collide on the ground at Toronto's airport

TORONTO (AP) - Passengers were forced to evacuate via emergency slides in the frigid cold on Friday night after two planes collided on the ground at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. No injuries have been reported. WestJet said an inbound from Cancun, Mexico with 168 passengers and a crew of six was stationary and waiting to go to a gate when it was struck 4

January 2, 2018 5:00 AM Royal Flying Doctor Service

* Established in 1928, the service provides 24-hour emergency medical services through Australia. In that year it provided medical care to 255 people and saved four lives. * In 2017 it flew 26,412,555km over a service area of 7.15 million square km. * The service provided more than 36,000 medical evaluations and more than 5000 immunisations. * Has a fleet

December 19, 2017 10:14 PM Ryanair agrees to new rights for cabin crew after investigation reveals appalling working conditions endured by staff

Ryanair agreed to recognise cabin crew unions yesterday – hours after the Daily Mail revealed air stewards’ appalling working conditions. Cabin crew hailed the Mail’s exposé as bosses announced they would enter into discussions in the new year. The budget airline had refused to negotiate with unions and cabin crew contracts warned staff they could be sacked 4

December 15, 2017 11:27 AM In about-face, Ryanair recognizes unions to avert strikes

LONDON (AP) - Budget carrier Ryanair said Friday it is reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions in a bid to avert strikes in several European countries over the busy Christmas season. Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said the airline wants to ease customers' concerns "that they may be disrupted by pilot industrial action next week." "If the best way to achieve 3

December 15, 2017 10:35 AM Unions willing to open talks after Ryanair boss makes U-turn

Trade unions are willing to open talks with Ryanair after the low-cost carrier made a dramatic U-turn and offered to recognise pilots’ unions for the first time in its history. The move was an attempt to avoid a potentially-crippling strike just days before Christmas. It is the only time airline boss Michael O’Leary has extended such an invite to union

December 11, 2017 8:42 AM Flights cancelled at Newcastle Airport as snow and ice leave passengers stranded

Multiple flights to and from Newcastle International Airport have been cancelled due to the weather Flights to and from Newcastle Airport have been delayed and cancelled as a result of freezing conditions. Planes in both directions between Newcastle and Amsterdam, and Newcastle and London Heathrow have been affected, with several other flights delayed 10

December 10, 2017 3:41 PM Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

LONDON (AP) - Snow caused travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales on Sunday, grounding flights, shutting down roads and triggering traffic accidents. Birmingham, London Stansted and London Luton airports briefly suspended flights as runways were cleared. The airports advised passengers to contact their airlines to check the status 7

December 4, 2017 3:04 PM The magnificent flying machines of WWII and their deadly payloads as never seen before: Colourised images bring pilot's daring escapades to life

Striking images of fighter planes and bombs used during the Second World War have been brought into the twenty-first century after being expertly colourised. The vivid colour images show crashed aircraft engulfed in flames, captured Nazi prototype planes, and military troops working to get jets and bombs into working condition. One image features the B29 aircraft 11