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UK Prison Officer Jailed Over Affair With Inmate

BBC News:-  An officer at a top security prison who had an affair with an inmate has been jailed for two years. Stephanie Smithwhite had a relationship with drug dealer...

Over Five Tonnes Of Cocaine Seized In Costa Rica

BBC News:- Police in Costa Rica have made the biggest seizure of illegal drugs in the country's history - finding more than five tonnes of cocaine in a shipping container. The...

First Coronavirus Death Confirmed In Europe

BBC News:-  A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus - the first fatality from the disease outside Asia. The victim was an 80-year-old man from...

13 Children Die In Haiti Orphanage Fire

Associated Press:-  (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — A fire swept through a Haitian children’s home run by a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit group, killing 13 children, health care workers said Friday. Rose-Marie Louis, a...

UK Prisoners Being Tested For Coronavirus

Sky News:-  Two prisoners are being tested for coronavirus in Oxfordshire. The men are inmates at HMP Bullingdon, near Bicester, and are being kept in isolation in their cells, Sky...

Coronavirus deaths rise to more than 1,000

CNN: The number of deaths from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to more than 1,000, with all but two of those deaths in mainland China. The WHO has arrived in...
British airways flight

British Airways Flight Smashes Record, Lands Nearly 2 Hours Early

CNN:-  A British Airways (BA) flight has broken the record for the fastest-ever subsonic flight between New York and London, reaching a top speed of more than 800mph (1,287km/h). The...
Plane about to land

Jamaica Urged To Deny Landing Rights To Plane With Deportees

Jamaica Gleaner:- The head of a United Kingdom (UK) pressure group is urging the Andrew Holness administration to deny landing rights to a charter flight from Britain with 50 Jamaicans...
Firefighters rescue stranded UK driver

UK Hit By Severe Weather

BBC News:- Severe gales and heavy rain are sweeping across the UK as travellers face disruption from Storm Ciara. Airlines have cancelled dozens of domestic and international flights, while several rail...

At Least 12 Dead In Thai Soldier’s Shooting Rampage

BBC News:- At least 12 people have been shot dead and many injured by a Thai soldier in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima (also known as Korat), police say. A defence...