Plane

US & Canada Forcing families to pay so they sit together on planes could compromise safety, experts warn 

The Royal Aeronautical Society in the UK made the recommendations in a report that analysed how aircraft evacuations could be speeded up. More

Technology Mysterious space rock adds evidence for a 'Planet Nine' in our solar system, scientists claim

The space rock, dubbed 2015 BP519, was discovered by researchers led by the University of Michigan More

UK Dundee named one of Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Europe for 2018 - so where else makes the list?

Lonely Planet's writers praised a creative scene that "increasingly attracts some of the UK's most visionary talent" More

World Two skydivers killed in horrific mid-air collision after free falling 5,000ft from plane

The men, named as Rushan Sibgatullin, 34, and Oleg Schelkanov, 48, were sent plunging to the ground after the collision caused them to lose consciousness More

Australia Emilia-Romagna in Italy and Dundee are among Lonely Planet's top European destinations

The Italian region saw off competition from destinations across Spain including Cantabria which came second, the UK, France and Greece to top Lonely Planet's Best in Europe list for 2018. More

Science & Environment Mysterious 'Planet Nine' gets more evidence from weird space rock

The solar system just got a bit stranger. As astronomers continue their ongoing quest to find the elusive Planet Nine, a team found a space rock that lends credence to the idea that a huge... More

Sports England World Cup 2018 squad in profile: Every player on the plane to Russia for this summer's tournament

Gareth Southgate has selected his 23-man tournament for the World Cup More

US & Canada Details emerge about the 110 victims and three survivors of the airplane crash outside Havana, Cuba

The personal stories of the victims of what's being called Cuba's worst air disaster in 30 years are being revealed in the wake of Friday's crash which killed 110 people and left three in critical... More

World Cuba plane crash investigation will focus on age of 39-year-old jet which burst into flames killing 110 people

Plane leased from Mexican firm which fell from the sky straight after take-off for  Flight 972 was almost five times the age of the average Ryanair Boeing 737 More

World Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies

At morgues and in church services, Cubans are mourning loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades. More

World Cuba plane crash victims included 20 evangelical priests among 110 killed when Boeing 737 burst into flames after take-off

Just three women survived Cuba's deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years which happened shortly after Flight 972 took off from Havana airport on Friday More

World Cuba plane crash leaves 110 dead, 3 injured, officials say

Only three people survived a fiery plane crash in Cuba that left 110 others dead, officials in the country said Saturday. More

Australia Cuba confirms that 110 people killed in country's deadliest plane crash in years

Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday making it the Caribbean island's deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years. More

World Cuba plane crash leaves 110 dead, 3 injured, official says

Only three people survived a fiery plane crash in Cuba that left 110 others dead, officials in the country said Saturday. More

Top Stories Cuba mourns over 100 killed in plane crash

Cuba began a two-day period of official mourning Saturday, as investigators continued the grim work of combing through the wreckage of the crashed plane that took the lives of over 100 people. More

Latin America Cuba mourns after over 100 killed in plane crash

Cuba began a two-day period of official mourning Saturday, as investigators continued the grim work of combing through the wreckage of the crashed plane that took the lives of over 100 people. More

World Hand-Me-Down Plane That Crashed Reflects a Cuban Airline in ‘Crisis’

The 39-year-old plane is a powerful symbol of the troubled aviation industry. As tourism surges, Cuba’s national airline struggles to buy planes and maintain its fleet. More

Travel Planes stopped from flying over Windsor Castle

UK flight control authorities prevent flying over Windsor Castle to ensure Meghan Markle's arrival isn't disturbed by airplane traffic at nearby Heathrow Airport. More

Top Stories Planes prevented from flying over Windsor Castle for royal wedding

UK flight control authorities prevent flying over Windsor Castle to ensure Meghan Markle's arrival isn't disturbed by airplane traffic at nearby Heathrow Airport. More

World Airplane crashes in Cuba killing more than 100, investigation underway

More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster in nearly 30 years, and there were only three... More