Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as category five storm

September 18, 2017 9:26 pm0 comments
Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as category five storm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Hurricane Maria, strengthened to a “potentially catastrophic” category five storm, has torn into the Caribbean island of Dominica with sustained winds of 260km/h (160mph). Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit posted on Facebook that his roof had been torn off and he was “at the […]

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Ryanair to publish full list of cancellations

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Ryanair to publish full list of cancellations

Ryanair customers whose flights are being cancelled, will receive an email by this evening informing them, chief executive Michael O’Leary has said. The budget airline plans to cancel 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it admitted it had “messed up” the planning of pilot holidays. The […]

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Detectives continue to question Tube suspects

September 17, 2017 9:57 pm0 comments
Detectives continue to question Tube suspects

Media playback is unsupported on your device Police are continuing to question two men on suspicion of terror offences following Friday’s attack on a Tube train in south-west London. It comes as CCTV images emerged showing a man carrying a Lidl supermarket bag 90 minutes before the bombing. An 18-year-old […]

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Parsons Green: UK terror threat lowered to severe after Tube bomb

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Parsons Green: UK terror threat lowered to severe after Tube bomb

Media playback is unsupported on your device The UK terror threat level has been lowered to severe after being raised to critical, its highest level, following Friday’s attack on a London Tube train. A second man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the attack. The 21-year-old was […]

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Fire staff on long-term mental health leave up by 30%

September 16, 2017 10:38 pm0 comments
Fire staff on long-term mental health leave up by 30%

The number of UK fire and rescue staff taking long-term sick leave due to mental illness has risen by nearly a third over the last six years, figures show. In London, fire staff taking mental health leave has doubled since 2011-12. Some 103 London fire staff have taken mental health […]

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Parsons Green: Armed police search house over Tube bombing

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Parsons Green: Armed police search house over Tube bombing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train. Armed police are searching a house in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, where nearby residents have been evacuated. The arrest is “significant” and the […]

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