Drunk Japanese pilot arrested at Heathrow Airport

A Japanese pilot who was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk has admitted being more than nine times the legal alcohol limit. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, who works for Japan Airlines, was arrested on 28...

Leicester City owner among five dead in helicopter crash

The owner of Leicester City FC died when his helicopter crashed outside the stadium, the club has confirmed. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, two members of his staff, the pilot and a passenger were killed when the aircraft...

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser ‘needs more time’

The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has said the Senate's "rush" to a hearing is "unnecessary". Lisa Banks says her client, Christine Blasey Ford, is...

China’s DiDi Chuxing suspends carpooling service after female passenger raped and killed

Police in China say a driver using DiDi Chuxing's app admitted to raping and killing the female passenger and was arrested. Chinese ride-hailing firm DiDi Chuxing has suspended its carpool service after the arrest of...

Italy allows migrants to disembark ship 10 days after rescue in Mediterranean Sea

The end of the standoff follows the reported investigation of deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini for "illegal confinement". Italy has allowed the migrants stranded aboard a ship in Sicily to disembark, 10 days after they...

Nikki Haley: US ambassador to UN resigns

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has announced she is resigning - after nearly two years in the post. President Donald Trump appeared in the Oval Office alongside Mrs Haley to say she had...

Genoa FC fans stay silent for 43 minutes in honour of bridge collapse victims

Fans had asked for "a deafening silence of 43 minutes, one for each child, worker, student, father or mother" to honour the dead. Fans of Italian Serie A football club Genoa watched the first 43...

Melbourne plane crash: Pilot error in fatal shopping centre incident

Pilot error was responsible for a small plane crash which killed five people in Melbourne last year, Australian authorities say. The plane hit a shopping centre after take-off, killing pilot Max Quartermain and his four...

Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane

An airline has had to send a new plane back to the paint shop after the company's name was spelled incorrectly on it. Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific painted its name as "Cathay Paciic" on the...

The Arctic’s oldest, thickest sea ice is ‘breaking up’ for first time in recorded...

Meteorologists call satellite images showing open water occurring in areas it is rarely seen "scary" amid growing climate fears. Sea ice north of Greenland - some of the oldest and thickest in the Arctic -...

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