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​Russell Brand blames ‘mental illness plague’ for Germanwings crash
Comedian turned activist Russell Brand has blamed last week’s Germanwings plane crash on a “mental illness plague” in capitalist society, accelerated by “propaganda” media.

31.03.2015 12:24

​Cyber air warfare: Mass hack sees British Airways freeze thousands of accounts
British Airways (BA) has locked down thousands of frequent flyer accounts after a mass cyber-attack from an unknown source.

30.03.2015 08:24

Air Canada flight crashes on runway in Halifax (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Air Canada flight 624 has crashed on a runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Canada, the airline has confirmed. The plane reportedly hit power lines and sustained extensive damage upon crash-landing. No passengers were killed.

29.03.2015 03:59

Germanwings’ Andreas Lubitz underwent psychiatric treatment - reports
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, suspected of deliberately bringing down the plane with 150 people on board, suffered depression and underwent psychiatric treatment, German media report.

27.03.2015 05:40

Germanwings co-pilot appears to have crashed plane deliberately – prosecutor
The Germanwings co-pilot seemed to have crashed the plane deliberately, killing 150 people on board. The co-pilot wouldn’t let the captain inside the cabin, with the “intension to destroy” the jet, the French prosecutor said at a press conference.

26.03.2015 11:55

TSA ‘pre-check’ slammed as report reveals ex-terrorist breezed through
A program that allows one million pre-approved fliers to cruise through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints is under scrutiny by Congress following a report by federal inspectors that a former terrorist was let through last summer.

26.03.2015 00:49

At least 4 killed after bus runs over explosive in Donetsk region – police
At least four people were killed and 19 others injured after a bus carrying 26 people tripped a mine in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, local police officials reported.

25.03.2015 21:12

A320 is ‘nanny-aircraft’ fully automated and easy to fly
The causes of the Germanwings plane crash remain to be seen, but as it started descending very rapidly it could be indicative of a pressurization problem or a complete loss of cabin pressurization, pilot Marin Medic told RT.

25.03.2015 14:09

Pilot panic: Germanwings crews refuse to fly
After the Germanwings’ A320 crash in the French Alps some crews of the low-cost carrier have refused to fly, citing “personal reasons.” The airline’s spokesman insists the problem has nothing to do with the technical condition of its planes.

25.03.2015 08:40

Plane with failed engine makes emergency landing in St Petersburg, 78 onboard
A Boeing 737 plane has made an emergency landing in St Petersburg due to an engine failure. The UTair plane was carrying 78 passengers and an unspecified number of crewmembers.

25.03.2015 09:20

Racism ‘widespread’ in English football, investigation reveals
Racism remains widespread in English football, a new study shows. The investigation, including data from 24 police forces across the country, reveals there have been more than 350 race-related incidents in the game since 2012.

24.03.2015 13:54

Smog-beater: First hydrogen powered tram developed in China
Trams fueled by hydrogen could soon be appearing on the streets of China. The country has mastered the technique of using this clean energy source, which has been widely used elsewhere for cars and other forms of mass transport.

22.03.2015 09:29