Ryanair flights: Cancellations affect thousands of passengers – are MORE strikes planned?

Ryanair passengers experienced hundreds of cancelled flights last week due to pilot strikes across Europe. Pilots in Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands were on strike for 48 hours last Friday (10 August). Approximately 67,000 passengers were affected by the flight cancellations, with it being the fifth day of strike action for Irish pilots. […]

'Americans lack honesty’: No meetings planned with US at UNGA, Iranian FM Zarif says

Iran’s foreign minister said he will not meet US officials at the UN General Assembly because they “lack honesty.” The two nations are in a diplomatic row following the US’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and new sanctions. “No, no such meeting is planned,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Tasnim News Agency […]

‘Judge Dredd’ TV Show Script is Finished, First Two Seasons Planned Out

We may never see comic book character Judge Dredd in a film sequel to 2012’s underperforming-but-instant-cult-favorite Dredd, but fans are now one step closer to seeing him take the law into his own hands on the small screen. The Judge Dredd TV show, entitled Judge Dredd: Mega-City One, now has a completed pilot script, and the […]

Alisson to Liverpool: Reds agree £66.8m fee with Roma, medical planned, Chelsea yet to bid

Jurgen Klopp wants to install the Brazil international as his new No 1 after Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet failed to convince in the role. And The Times report Liverpool chiefs are following his wishes by pushing ahead with a move to take Alisson to Anfield. Liverpool are said to be close to sealing the world-record […]

Dark money secrets: NRA, Planned Parenthood & others can now conceal donors

Great news for the NRA and other non-profits looking to hide their influence on US democracy: Dark money political organizations will no longer have to disclose where their money is coming from, the Treasury Department announced. The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Monday that politically active nonprofit groups like the NRA and […]

The White House had planned for Trump to ‘push’ Putin — but it didn’t happen

Chris McGrath/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s soft stance towards Russia and Vladimir Putin reportedly caught the White House by surprise. A White House official told The Washington Post that they had prepared for Trump to publicly “push” Putin and make himself “look good” in the process. There were concerns that Putin could influence Trump during […]

Russia lowers economic growth forecast as planned tax hike expected to curtail expansion

Russia’s Economic Development Ministry has slashed the country’s economic growth forecast for next year amid geopolitical uncertainty and a planned two-percent increase in value-added tax (VAT). The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now expected to grow by 1.4 percent in 2019 compared to the 1.9 percent growth projected this year, according to reports in […]

The CEO of Clif Bar has planned his entire week of workouts on Sundays for nearly 19 years

Clif Bar & Company Clif Bar CEO Kevin Cleary plans his workouts well ahead of time. For nearly 19 years, he’s planned his week’s worth of workouts on Sundays to accommodate his schedule. He finds planning ahead helps keep his mornings more streamlined and his workouts more consistent. Clif Bar CEO Kevin Cleary plans ahead. […]

Donald Trump might extend his planned UK visit to go play golf in Scotland

Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Donald Trump may extend his visit to the UK because he wants to go play golf in Scotland. The US President’s forthcoming visit is expected to draw huge protests against him. He is also keen to meet the Queen, even though it won’t be a formal state visit. Donald Trump’s controversial visit […]