Bomb scare: Jet2 plane evacuated after ‘threatening note’ found in plane toilet

A Jet2 flight from Manchester Airport was grounded in Prague following a “potential bomb threat” on the plane. According to a passenger, a “threatening note” had been found in one of the aircraft’s bathrooms. Travellers were told to evacuate without their belongings on arrival at Prague Airport. Police proceeded to check all cabin baggage and […]

Pilot Causes Hijacking Scare in India After Squawking Distress Code

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Trump compares media coverage of the package-bomb scare to the 2015 Charleston church shooting

President Donald Trump again bemoaned what he perceives as unfair treatment from the news media on Monday night, nearly a week after the attempted mail-bombings that targeted his political critics and Democratic leaders. Trump compared his treatment to that of President Barack Obama, following a racially motivated 2015 shooting at a predominately black church in Charleston, […]

Media used pipe bomb scare to score political points, Trump says

US President Donald Trump has slammed the mainstream media for using the recent “sinister” string of anti-Democrat bomb mailings to blame him for inciting political violence. He said he would do all in his power to stop it. Trump previously dismissed the notion that he bears any responsibility for the crude pipe bombs mailed to […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Katie McGlynn hints at 'TRAGEDY' for Sinead amid cancer scare

Things for Sinead Tinker (played by Katie McGlynn) could be about to go from bad to worse as the mother-to-be battles cervical cancer in Coronation Street. The seamstress was recently diagnosed with the disease and was told she must undergo treatment to save her life. However, Sinead is reluctant to have chemotherapy as she is […]

Mitch McConnell rails against Kavanaugh protesters in the Capitol: ‘There is no chance in the world they’re going to scare us out of doing our duty’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The number of protesters in the US Capitol building has skyrocketed in recent weeks during the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Some Republican senators have been given increased security details, as others have been accosted in elevators and hallways of the Capitol. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed to […]

Scare tactics: Shrieks of horror as bat crashes Trump rally (VIDEO)

A winged creature of the night hilariously gatecrashed a rally for President Donald Trump as a bat stirred up chaos amongst the crowd. Police were even forced to swoop in to contain one of Count Dracula’s minions. With ‘Make America Great Again’ supporters turning out to see the president speak in Johnson City, Tennessee, the […]

Secret Service intercepts ‘suspicious’ envelope to Trump amid Pentagon ‘ricin parcels’ scare

The US Secret Service has confirmed that a “suspicious” envelope was sent to the White House and addressed to President Donald Trump, following reports of two letters testing positive for ricin being intercepted at the Pentagon. “The envelope was not received at the White House, nor did it ever enter the White House,” the Secret […]

Australia's strawberry needle scare spreads to New Zealand

Australia’s fruit sabotage has spread to neighbouring New Zealand after a punnet of strawberries contaminated with needles was sold in an Auckland supermarket. Originating from a farm in Western Australia, this is the first time a contaminated punnet has surfaced in New Zealand after more than 100 alleged incidents of pins and needles being found […]

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime recovering after U.S. Open scare

Tennis Canada says Felix Auger-Aliassime is doing fine and "everything is back to normal" after Monday night's scare on the court at the U.S. Open. The 18-year-old was forced to retire from his first-round match against fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov​ in the third set after he said his heart was racing. The match was delayed during […]