Massive queue forms at Heathrow exit as passengers are told to leave airport

Massive queue forms at Heathrow exit as passengers are told to leave airport

All British Airways flights from Heathrow and Gatwick were cancelled on 27 May after a major IT system failure disrupted the companys flight schedule worldwide. Passengers were told to leave the airport because there were no facilities available to rebook flights. As people tried to leave the terminal an impressive queue formed at the exit as this video shows. 23 hours ago
Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike after securing concessions

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike after securing concessions

Around 1,100 hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast. They reached a compromise with Israel on additional family visits. Israel agreed to allow the inmates a second family visit each per month. 18 prisoners are being treated in hospital because of the hunger strike.Palestinians rallied behind the hunger strikers as national heroes. More than 6,000 Palestinians are currently in prison for offences linked to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 1 day ago
British Airways flights cancelled after catastrophic failure hits IT network

British Airways flights cancelled after catastrophic failure hits IT network

All British Airways flights from Heathrow and Gatwick have been cancelled on 27 May. A major IT system failure has disrupted the companys flight schedule worldwide. Long queues formed at both airports on the particularly busy bank holiday weekend. Travellers complained about a lack of information from BA. British Airways has said there is no evidence the outage was caused by a cyber attack. 1 day ago
Duterte takes full responsibility for consequences of martial law in Philippines

Duterte takes full responsibility for consequences of martial law in Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has taken full responsibility for soldiers actions on Mindanao island. He declared martial law on the island currently engulfed in fighting between soldiers and Islamist militants. Duterte warned soldiers not to rape women and told them to shoot anyone resisting arrest. Human rights groups warn martial law could lead to abuse by security forces. Isis-affiliated extremists took control of parts of the city of Marawi earlier in the week. At least 80 people have been killed in the fighting so far and many civilians have been displaced. 1 day ago
Watch cow stuck in drain charge at rescuers after being freed

Watch cow stuck in drain charge at rescuers after being freed

A cow showed little appreciation for its rescuers after being pulled out of a drainage hole by firefighters in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Eventually, the men from the St. Lucie County Fire District managed to pull the animal to safety and it promptly charged at the nearest firefighter. Luckily, nobody was injured and the cow quickly recovered from its ordeal. 1 day ago