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November 16, 2018 5:33 AM Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim’s family over aircraft design

The family of a passenger killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Indonesia are suing Boeing over an alleged fault with the jet’s design. The lawsuit accuses the US aircraft manufacturer of failing to inform pilots and airlines of a feature with its new 737 Max plane system that could “push the nose down unexpectedly”. Lion Air flight 5

November 13, 2018 4:40 PM Peruvian jailed 10 years for cocaine possession

A Peruvian man who was caught with a kilogramme of cocaine at the Robert Mugabe International Airport in September has been slapped with a 10 year jail term. Wilmer Tarazona Aro was convicted on his own plea of guilty for unlawfully dealing in dangerous drugs by Harare magistrate Rumbidai Mugwagwa. Mugwagwa sentenced Aro to an effective 5-10 years jail term and ordered 9

October 30, 2018 1:36 AM Lion Air: How could a brand new plane crash?

Lion Air flight JT 610 has crashed into the sea , with nearly 190 people on board, shortly after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. A lot of attention has focused on the fact the plane, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, was brand new. This is the first major incident involving that kind of plane. Details so far have been scant and the cause will not be confirmed 9

September 20, 2018 6:33 AM Syria’s Assad blames Israel over downing of Russian plane

President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane, which was accidentally hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during an Israeli missile strike. “This unfortunate incident was the result of Israeli arrogance and depravity,” the Syrian leader said, offering his condolences in a letter to his Russian counterpart for the death 11

September 17, 2018 2:25 PM Brazil ‘seizes $16m from Obiang’s entourage’

Brazilian officials have confiscated more than $16m (£12.2m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying the son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, local media has reported. Teodorin Obiang, the flamboyant vice-president of Equatorial Guinea and a son of the long-time president, flew in with his entourage in a private 8

September 10, 2018 3:32 AM South Sudan: Plane crashes into Lake Yirol ‘killing 19’

Nineteen people were killed when a small passenger plane crashed into a lake as it tried to land in thick fog in central South Sudan, reports say. Only four people, including two children, survived the crash, said government official Taban Abel Aguek. The victims include the pilot and co-pilot, a staff member of the Red Cross and an Anglican bishop 29

July 10, 2018 4:44 PM Many injured as plane crashes in South Africa

At least 19 people have been injured in a plane crash near the city of Pretoria in South Africa. Local emergency services posted a picture on Twitter showing passengers being helped from the burning wreckage of a plane in a grassy field. “Medics from ER24 and other services are at the scene of a plane crash at Wonderboom in Pretoria,” said a spokesman 31

June 22, 2018 7:17 AM Melania wears ‘I really don’t care do u?’ coat on migrant visit

First Lady Melania Trump has been criticised for the choice of her coat worn on a trip to a migrant child detention centre in Texas. Mrs Trump was spotted in the coat, which featured graffiti writing on the back with the words “I really don’t care do u?”, as she boarded a plane. Her spokeswoman said “there was no hidden message” in the former fashion 40

June 11, 2018 2:56 PM World Cup child trafficking bid foiled in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities say they have rescued nine young girls and one boy who were being trafficked to Moscow. Five suspects, including a policeman and a quarantine officer, were arrested for allegedly facilitating their travel, the government agency fighting trafficking says. The victims were found while trying to board a plane from Lagos to Russia 48

May 17, 2018 6:53 AM England World Cup squad named

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have been selected in Gareth Southgate’s 23-man England squad for the 2018 World Cup soccer finals, with Adam Lallana on standby. Uncapped Liverpool right-back Alexander-Arnold has made just three appearances for England’s Under-21s with this his first senior call-up. After impressing on loan at Crystal Palace 50