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Ryanair cries foul over Lufthansa's inside track to Air Berlin assets

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Ryanair , which has bid for Alitalia , is not believed to be seeking any part of Air Berlin . Complicating matters, EasyJet's Berlin flights operate out of Schoenefeld airport rather than the main Tegel hub used by Air Berlin . Reuters , citing an unnamed source, said Wednesday that the unnamed airline is British carrier EasyJet, which is the second-largest low-priced carrier in Europe behind Ryanair . Read More »

England wins toss, bats in day-night test vs West Indies

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He acknowledges, as have others, that England will simply have to learn as they go along. "The players are all here ready to play". No West Indies . The Windies batting line-up looked in decent touch against Derbyshire last week although the county's attack was by no means strong. The reason England insisted on a day/night encounter is to prepare for one of the Ashes matches that will be played under the lights in Adelaide. Read More »

'North Korea chemical weapons would be DEVASTATING' Horror attack warning

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made that clear in March when he declared, "strategic patience is over". "Peace will not come to the Korean Peninsula by force". "He's the former. He's no longer serving the US government in that kind of capacity", she said. Tensions have been mounting since the North tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, which appeared to bring much of the United States within range. Read More »

McAuliffe encourages removal, relocation of Confederate monuments

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In Durham , North Carolina , a statue of Robert E. Lee was taken down on August 15, and other statues of Lee and Confederate soldiers and leaders could similarly follow. "We can not continue to glorify a war against the United States of America fought in the defence of slavery ", North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper later wrote in a post on Medium in what was a light condemnation of the events in Durham, and a call for official action. Read More »

Amid North Korea Crisis, China and US Aim to Deepen Military Cooperation

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Joseph Dunford (left) says goodbye to Chinese Northern Theater Command Commander Gen. Song Puxuan (center) at Northern Theater Command Army Force Camp in Haichung, China on Wednesday. Just how much of a threat is North Korea to the U.S.? China stopped importing North Korean coal in February but total trade has risen, which prompted U.S. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School celebrate impressive 'A' Level results

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I was so relived - I didn't expect to do that well. "I would like to wish all of our students the best of luck for the future". "I had a very good time at Hartlepool Sixth Form College". Headteacher Brendan Conboy said: "We could not be more proud of our students and I would like to express my congratulations and gratitude to our dedicated and talented staff who have helped to achieve these wonderful results". Read More »

Obama's Charlottesville Tweet is most liked ever

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When former United States President Barack Obama's spoke against racism on his twitter account, he set a record of most like tweet ever with over 2.8 million likes. By contrast, President Trump's first tweet in response to the tragic scene in Charlottesville got about 186,000 likes. The attack caused an uproar on the news condemning the acts of white supremacists. Read More »

Trump reçoit les mercis de l'extrême droite

L'annonce de ces trois grands patrons américains intervient alors que les critiques fusent aux États-Unis sur les atermoiements de M. Trump après la mort samedi d'une manifestante antiraciste à Charlottesville . Par le biais de Twitter , le milliardaire républicain s'en est une nouvelle fois pris, en fin de journée, aux médias: " J'ai fait de nouvelles déclarations sur Charlottesville et je réalise une nouvelle fois que les médias Fake News ne seront jamais contents... Read More »

Where are North Carolina's Confederate monuments? Here's a map

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The removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee sparked the protest that turned violent and led to a counter-protester's death last weekend in Charlottesville, Va. More than 95 monuments honoring the Confederacy dot North Carolina , according to state records. Lee, who works as an athletic director at a Virginia school, called Saturday's incidents "senseless" and "sad" for his family. Read More »

Alt-Right? Alt-Left? A short glossary

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Speaking from Trump Tower for the first time since becoming president in January, Trump addressed reporters in front of his golden elevators to backtrack on a Monday's statement that condemned Nazis and white supremacists. White nationalists had already pulled off a remarkable trick by bringing a moniker that obscured their hateful worldview into the national lexicon. Read More »

White supremacists clash with protesters in Charlottesville

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After crowds began to disperse, a auto sped into a group of people near a pedestrian mall, injuring at least 19 and killing a 32-year-old woman. Two Virginia State Police troopers investigating the day's events died when the helicopter they were in crashed in Albemarle County, where Charlottesville is located, according to the state police. Read More »

Brexit without an Irish border?

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Officials also pointed out that European Union nationals' passports are checked upon arrival in the Republic because it is outside the EU's free movement area. Given that Britain is likely to leave the customs union, so it can strike its own trade deals, London seems to be optimistic that it cannot only avoid such posts, but CCTV too. Read More »

'The Bulldog' set to sink his teeth into Grace Mugabe

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They had cited diplomatic immunity in his case as well and had come under strong fire for harbouring him. Accusing the first lady's bodyguards of standing by and watching during the alleged assault, Engels said: "The front of my forehead is busted open". Read More »

Free Solar Eclipse Glasses Giveaway From GPL

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Many public libraries will also have glasses and solar viewers. "Hold it up to the sky, not at the sun, and look for any pinholes, any bright spots". Seek expert advice before using a solar filter with a camera, telescope, binoculars or any other optical device. NASA said by putting a filter over your iPhone lens, it protects your camera, and they warn people not to point it at the sun without a filter. Read More »

ONU Observatory Open for Solar Eclipse Viewing

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But people who are curious to watch the rare event can see it on the YouTube Channel by Space India. As many as 7.4 million people are expected to travel to areas where the Moon will completely block out the Sun, and excitement ahead of the event has led to shortages of solar eclipse glasses in some U.S. Read More »

Finding Survivors in Sierra Leone Mudslide Unlikely

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The death toll in Sierra Leone is rising as crews continue to search for survivors after surging mudslides. "The devastation caused by annual flooding and mudslides in Freetown can be greatly reduced if the government commits, financially and politically, to addressing well documented underlying urban management issues: waste management, deforestation, the provision of housing and spatial planning". Read More »

Charlottesville: Theresa May slams Trump for failure to condemn far right

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But, moments later, a auto driven by 20-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. plowed into the group of anti-white nationalist Nazi protesters , killing one and sending 19 more to the hospital. It's hard enough for the two sides to understand each other without confusing the matter with groups representing our worst impulses. "I am very disappointed in the president's comments on the assigning only partial fault to the white supremacists groups", Nardolillo said in a tweet . Read More »

Guam Governor Says Trump Called, Assured Island Is Safe

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Donald Trump has issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea , declaring the U.S. military " locked and loaded " and warning that the communist country's leader "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against American territories or allies. Read More »

The A-level results day 2017: what's next for your students?

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Students who are uncertain about their options can speak with an experienced careers adviser by contacting the Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000 . I came to Warwick University via Adjustment. Aran Cheung, 18, had been studying law, maths and ICT. People can actually apply through clearing from June 30 - but it is most frequently used after results day by people who have just missed out on their grades. Read More »

Trump to Guam: Nuclear Tensions Will Bring you Tourism

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The biggest departure from North Korea's established pattern this time around was its decision to announce the details of the Guam plan . That's the estimated time taken from a launch of a mid-range ballistic missile in North Korea until impact on Guam, where residents seem resigned to the belief that their fate is out of their control. Read More »

China Urges Trump To Select His Words Wisely; War Could Be Imminent

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Japan's defence chief and foreign minister will meet their USA counterparts on Thursday to reaffirm Washington's commitment to defending Japan, including the use of its nuclear deterrent, as threats from North Korea intensify. In a statement released last week by the North Korea's KCNA media channel, the dictatorship vowed to mercilessly wipe out the provocateurs making desperate efforts to "stifle" their leader, Kim Jong-un. Read More »

South Korean President Claims Veto Power Over Any Military Action on Peninsula

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The tentative interest in diplomacy follows unusually combative threats between President Donald Trump and North Korea amid worries Pyongyang is nearing its long-sought goal of being able to send a nuclear missile to the US mainland. Last week, North Korea threatened to launch a salvo of four missiles that would splash down in waters within 25 miles of the US territory of Guam . Read More »

Allo for Web Launch Sure Seems Imminent

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But you'll still need both apps literally installed on your phone for this to work. Google has promised to bring it to iPhone soon. Now Allo users can easily use the access the app on their by scanning a QR code using their mobile phones. Read More »

Kim Jong-un Made 'Very Wise' Decision

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Trump acknowledged Kim's "very wise" decision on Twitter Wednesday. Guam officials are taking the latest missive from North Korea as a sign that the rhetoric is calming down. The Chinese military is willing to work with its USA counterpart to strengthen mutual understanding and trust, deepen cooperation and manage risks and differences in an appropriate and effective manner, Fang said. Read More »

Virginia governor encourages cities to take down monuments

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Government officials are rarely willing to engage in civil disobedience, even for the most righteous causes. Here's a state-by-state breakdown. In Baltimore , a Confederate monument of a dying Confederate soldier embraced by a winged angel-like figure was found defaced by red paint, apparently an act of vandalism carried out over the weekend, the Baltimore Sun reported . Read More »

North Korea delays plan to fire missiles toward Guam

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The ban will take effect from Tuesday, China's Ministry of Commerce announced. "The bottom line is we will defend the country and for us (the military) that's war", explained Mattis. A move the president says would prompt a " fire and fury " response from the U.S. He even suggested that the gap between the allies was not large as both were focused on peace. Read More »

Virginia protest: Student leaders say campuses should be safe

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The PBS NewsHour's P.J. Tobia sat down with Matthew Heimbach of the Traditionalist Worker Party, a white nationalist group, after a vehicle attack left one person dead and 19 more injured Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia . Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, tweeted . Lee was the rebel confederacy's top general in America's civil war, and calls have grown for confederate symbols to be removed from public spaces after a series of violent attacks that have been tied to white ... Read More »

Kim Jong-Un Seems To Hit Pause On Sending Missiles Toward Guam

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Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo said Monday it's business as usual in Guam, with no change of threat levels. We are hopeful that the leader of that country will understand them in precisely the way they are intended, to permit him a place to get where we can get the nuclear weapons off the peninsula. Read More »

Doctors offer tips to safely enjoy solar eclipse

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It will first enter the U.S. on the west coast of OR on August 21 , 2017, from 10am local time. "The path of totality is a relatively thin ribbon, around 70 miles wide, that will cross the USA from west to east", school officials said. Read More »