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Vnukovo Airport chiefs resign over Total CEO plane crash
The head and deputy-head of Vnukovo Airport have resigned, the airport’s press service announced amid the ongoing investigation into the plane crash that killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie and three crewmembers.

23.10.2014 02:45

Taxi firm offers ‘ethnically white’ drivers after UK child sex scandal
Taxi customers in Rochdale can request an ethnically white driver after two Pakistani men working for the Car 2000 firm were jailed during Britain’s biggest child-sex grooming scandal, in which 47 young girls were raped and trafficked.

22.10.2014 09:44

Off the rails: Mystery man steals, crashes Moscow train
Why steal a car when you can jack a whole train? A man in the Moscow Region did just that, crashing the locomotive into the nearby carriage of another train and causing destruction on the rails.

22.10.2014 07:52

‘No way to avoid Total plane crash’
When an aircraft taking off with a lot of fuel on board and maximum speed hits something metal on its way, sparks alongside heat and pressure are inevitable, and this is catastrophic for any plane, Head of Aviation at CQ University Ron Bishop told RT.

21.10.2014 11:41

‘French oil giant boss’ death won’t affect company’s viability’
The death of Christophe de Margerie may have a temporary effect on the energy company’s share price, compared to those caused by Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP’s Gulf spill, John Griffing, Republican blogger in Texas, told RT.

21.10.2014 06:54

#HurricaneGonzalo: Winds up to 100mph lashing UK, woman killed
Wind speeds of up to 100mph are battering parts of the UK, as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo reaches British shores. Gusts and heavy rain have uprooted trees and caused flight cancellations, rail delays and road gridlocks.

21.10.2014 09:10

Total CEO crash: Investigators say snowplow driver ‘drunk’, lawyer rejects claim
Russian prosecutors claim the driver of the snowplow which crashed with Total CEO Christophe de Margerie’s jet was drunk. His lawyer, however, says he was completely sober, due to a heart condition preventing him from drinking.

21.10.2014 05:41

Total CEO's plane crash seemingly ‘obvious’ but many issues to investigate - aviation expert
A set of unfortunate circumstances may have caused the fatal airline accident that claimed the life of Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie, including technical problems and human error, Mark Weiss, a former American Airlines pilot, told RT.

21.10.2014 02:23

Lufthansa pilots’ strike leaves 200,000 stranded after weekend train chaos
More than 2,150 flights operated by leading German air carrier Lufthansa have been affected by a 35-hour strike that began on Monday, just hours after a weekend of devastating rail strikes across the country.

20.10.2014 15:00

‘Germany’s intel agency is (apparently) branch of CIA’
The German BND is not an independent intelligent service but more like a CIA branch, Manuel Ochsenreiter, Editor-in-Chief of Zuerst magazine, told RT. Its so-called evidence on the MH17 tragedy is questionable and contradicting, he added.

20.10.2014 10:46

Japan approves plans for world's fastest train line
The Japanese government has approved plans for a train that will carry passengers from Tokyo to Nogoya at a speed of 310 miles per hour (500 kph). The train, which will be the fastest in the world, will use magnetic levitation technology.

17.10.2014 19:31

Obama appoints Ebola 'czar' charged with coordinating fight against epidemic
US President Barack Obama is set to appoint Ron Klain as the Ebola "czar" charged with coordinating government efforts in fight against the spread of the virus in the United States, CNN reports.

17.10.2014 14:13

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