UK flights delayed by French air control ‘outage’
Image copyright EPA Some flights to and from the UK are facing delays because of problems affecting French air traffic control.British Airways said an "outage" had affected flights travelling through French and Spanish airspace.Easyjet tweeted that it was experiencing disruption due to a "partial failure of French air traffic control systems".Gatwick Airport urged passengers to…
German president asks Poland’s forgiveness for WW2
Image copyright Reuters Image caption German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) asked Poland's forgiveness for World War Two German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland's forgiveness for Nazi "tyranny", 80 years on from the start of World War Two.Mr Steinmeier and other world leaders are in Poland to commemorate the outbreak of the conflict.Early on Sunday,…
New Mexico coach Bob Davie hospitalized after game with ‘serious medical incident’
CLOSENew Mexico coach Bob Davie was taken to the hospital after suffering what the university is calling "a serious medical incident" following the Lobos' win against Sam Houston State to open the 2019 season."Immediately following tonight’s football game between The University of New Mexico and Sam Houston State University, Lobo Head Coach Bob Davie was…
Hong Kong police storm metro system after protests
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice battled protesters on a metro trainHong Kong police have violently tackled suspected protesters after thousands marched in the city in defiance of a ban.Images show police hitting people with batons and using pepper spray on a train in Hong Kong's underground metro.Police said they were called…
Barnier rejects demands for backstop to be axed
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michel Barnier said the backstop offered the "maximum amount of flexibility" that could be given to a non-member state The EU's lead Brexit negotiator has rejected Boris Johnson's demands for the Irish backstop to be scrapped.Michel Barnier said the backstop - intended to avoid a hard border on the…