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BA aims to resume most UK flights after IT failure

British Airways says it is aiming to run a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow on Sunday after a “major” IT failure saw all flights cancelled. Serious problems with BA’s systems led to thousands of passengers having their plans disrupted on Saturday. Passengers described “chaotic” scenes at the airports, with some criticising BA for Read More


Teacher disciplined over ‘most likely to become a terrorist’ award

Teachers at a school in Texas are being disciplined after handing out an “award” declaring one student “most likely to become a terrorist”. Lizeth Villanueva, 13, was handed the award by her teacher during a mock ceremony at the school near Houston. A local education official described the incident as “a poor attempt at poking fun.” But the student’s mother Read More


Himalayan blunder: Pakistan’s Indus Cascade plan will reduce food and water security

AmmarHussain777/Wikimedia Commons [Licensed under CC BY 3.0] The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan – including Pakistan-administered Kashmir – has the potential to generate over 22,000 megawatts in an energy-starved country. But the dams will also stop the flow of silt, which is the lifeline of agriculture Read More


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Republicans voice opposition to Trump’s budget: ‘Dead on arrival’

‘The president’s budget, as we all know, is a recommendation,’ Mitch McConnell told reporters in Washington DC. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters Donald Trump’s proposal to reduce spending by $3.6tn, mostly by slashing antipoverty programs that provide social safety nets for the poor, ran into bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, where a number of Republican lawmakers rejected the cuts as “draconian” and Read More


Four Advantages of Investing in a Reliable Rifle Case

Whether you use your weapon on occasional hunting trips or every weekend, it’s a good idea to have a reliable case to keep it in. Fortunately, there are plenty of choices when it comes rifle cases with all of the features that satisfy your needs. Consider four advantages of investing in a quality rifle case for your hunting weapon.  Easy Read More


Moors Murderer Ian Brady dies

Daniel Sandford looks back at the life of Moors murderer Ian Brady Moors Murderer Ian Brady, who tortured and killed five children with Myra Hindley in crimes that shocked the nation, has died. The 79-year-old died at Ashworth Hospital, a secure psychiatric unit in Merseyside where he had been detained since 1985. Brady, who was jailed in 1966, buried four Read More


EaseUS Recovery Tool – A Magic For Data Recovery

What is data recovery tool? Data recovery tools are used by different type of people such as normal users, business organizations, enterprises, schools and some other fields for restoring the data which is lost in some critical conditions. There are many kinds of data recovery software are available in the market for the users. The best and most used data Read More


French election: Macron defeats Le Pen to become president

Media captionFrench election night in 90 seconds (including the accidental broadcast of the new president’s speech preparations) Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Mr Macron won by 66.06% to 33.94% to become, at 39, the country’s youngest president. Mr Macron will also become the first president from outside the Read More


Crucial House vote to be held on Obamacare repeal bill

The US House of Representatives will hold a vote on Thursday on a revised healthcare bill that Republicans hope will replace Obamacare. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the leadership in the party is confident it has secured enough votes for the bill to pass. It would then go to the Senate where it could face a more tricky passage. Read More


What does all this bombing tell us about Trump

Donald Trump has not only normalised American foreign policy, he has arguably made it more effective. With two high-profile, signal-sending bombing raids and a series of breathtaking policy reversals, President Trump has brought US foreign policy back in line with conventional thinking. But he has added to the equation a measure of force that gives Washington new clout. When policy Read More