China has revoked the licences of two Air China pilots after a vaping incident in the cockpit forced an emergency descent last week. A passenger flight from Hong Kong to Dalian had to drop more than 6,500m (21,000ft) due to a sudden loss of cabin pressure. Investigators said it was caused by one of the … Read moreAir China vaping: Pilots fired over e-cigarette emergency.
Google has been hit with a landmark €4.34bn (£3.8bn) fine by the European Union over “serious illegal behaviour” to secure the dominance of its search engine on mobile phones. The European Commission imposed the record penalty after finding that the US tech firm required smartphone manufacturers to pre-install Google’s search and browser apps on devices … Read moreGoogle fined £3.8bn by EU over Android antitrust violations.
Thai cave rescue boys relive ‘moment of miracle’. The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand have spoken publicly of their ordeal for the first time, describing the “moment of miracle” when divers found them. Adul Sam-on, 14, the only member of the group who speaks English, told reporters he could only say … Read moreRescued: Thai boys relive miraculous moment.
An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on Tuesday. The incidents have taken place since mid-January, according to S. Rajendran, the deputy commissioner of police for Chennai’s Kilpauk district. They were reported to police Sunday after the … Read more11-year-old girl in India raped by 17 men since January, police say.
Ethiopian Airlines makes historic flight to Eritrea. Roses and champagne have been given to passengers on the first commercial flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years. Ethiopian Airlines said its “bird of peace” flew to Eritrea, after the end of the “state of war”. “I am in cloud nine,” flight captain Yosef Hailu said. … Read moreEthiopian Airline makes history with Eritrea journey.
Marvel has announced a new comic book series about Black Panther’s sister, Shuri, a scientific genius and princess of the mythical nation of Wakanda. It debuts in October and will be written by author Nnedi Okorafor and artwork by Leonardo Romero. The series follows her as she takes the reins after her brother and titular … Read moreBlack Panther’s sister, Shuri, gets own Marvel comic series.
The mother of the Brazilian footballer Taison, a member of the World Cup squad who plays for the Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk, was kidnapped on Monday by an armed gang but released within hours after police located their hideout. Security camera footage showed Rosângela Freda being lured to the security gates in front of her … Read moreBrazil World Cupper Taison’s Mother Freed After Kidnapping.
Juventus Launch Eco-Friendly 3rd Kit. Juventus have revealed their third-kit design for the 2018-19 season – made entirely from recycled ocean plastic. Adidas designer Francesca Venturini, who created the dark grey shirt in partnership with Parley for the Oceans, said the jersey has “eco-innovation and longevity at its very heart”. The Serie A champions are … Read moreSports: Juve makes technological progress on 3rd kit jersey.
Spain Asked Benitez to Take Over During World Cup Crisis. Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has claimed he was in the running to take over as Spain coach for the World Cup. The 2010 world champions’ plans were thrown into disarray when Julen Lopetegui was sensationally sacked on the eve of the tournament after it … Read moreRevealed: How Benitez turned Spain down amidst their World Cup Managerial crisis.
Sarri Plays Down Hazard to Madrid Links. Maurizio Sarri has attempted to play down speculation linking Eden Hazard with a move to Real Madrid, insisting that he is looking forward to having fun working with the Belgian and hopes to make him a better player. The Italian, who has replaced Antonio Conte as the Blues … Read moreTransfer news: Sarri plays down Hazard to Madrid movement.