Friday, March 22, 2019
Cobham shares tank after Boeing withholds payments amid dispute Shares dropped 10% as it said Boeing had made ‘as yet unquantified damages assertions’ relating to its tanker programme and is withholding payments. Shares in Cobham have plunged after the defence and...
Brexit ‘a real opportunity’ for agricultural sector, May tells farmers UK Prime Minister was meeting key stakeholders at the UK’s largest agricultural show British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Reuters UK Prime Minister Theresa May has told farmers at the Royal Welsh...
9 very strange football results that have pre-season written all over them Walsall did WHAT against Ajax?! Manchester City midfielder Leroy Sane dribbles the ball against Liverpool – (Julio Cortez/AP) Pre-season friendlies are the Alice in Wonderland of football, producing oddities in...
Two killed and dozens hurt in blaze at Tokyo construction site The three-storey building in Tama city was near completion before the blaze. Workers fled from the site of a fire in Tokyo (Kyodo News/AP) Two people have been killed and dozens...
Successful test flight for Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket It was the third such voyage for VSS Unity. Handout photo issued by Virgin Galactic of the Virgin Spaceship Unity (VSS Unity) (Virgin Galactic/PA) Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket plane VSS Unity has...
11 of the best ‘anti-jokes’ that definitely won’t make you laugh You’ve heard of regular jokes, but what about making up some ‘anti-jokes’? (Ranta Images/Getty Images) “Anti-jokes” are reverse gags that will either have you laughing or rolling your eyes. Reddit user MayTheCurveBeWithYou...
In Video: Rookie policeman saves man on train tracks The man was apparently oblivious to the oncoming danger. The man fled the path of the train with just seconds to spare (AP) A rookie police officer saved a man from being hit...
Burned-out homes searched after dozens die in Greek wildfires An aerial view shows burnt houses and trees following a wildfire in the village of Mati, near Athens, Greece Photo: Antonis Nicolopoulos/Eurokinissi via ReutersThe wedding of Zoe Holohan and Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp,...
Facebook shares fall amid slowdown in revenue and user growth Facebook’s monthly active user count was 2.23 billion, slightly behind the 2.25 billion forecast by analysts. Facebook shares were down (Niall Carson/PA) Facebook shares fell by more than 20% after the company’s...
Arson could be to blame for wildfires that killed scores in Greece A minister said there were ‘serious indications’ the blaze had been started deliberately. Burnt houses and trees following a wildfire in Mati, east of Athens (Antonis Nikolopoulos/AP) Relatives headed to...

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