Incident, Leeds Bradford Airport

Incident, Leeds Bradford Airport

The airport was put on high alert and bomb disposal experts from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at Cattrick Garrison were called in to carry out a controlled explosion. Some planes due to lane were diverted to Manchester and Newcastle. Arriving and departing flights were delayed and there were reports of passengers spending an hour stuck on grounded planes while the item was dealt with.

Trump 'cannot imagine that Russian Federation is pleased' with North Korean missile test

The latest test was also the North's first launch since a controversial U.S. missile defence system deployed in the South became operational on May 2 and follows a failed April 29 ballistic missile test. Abe said, "Japan is closely cooperating with the USA and South Korea and analyzing the situation as we firmly respond to the development". New South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who was inaugurated on Wednesday, slammed the missile test as a "reckless provocation" after holding an emergency ...

France's Macron signals modest approach with 450 euro inauguration suit

France's Macron signals modest approach with 450 euro inauguration suit

Nothing will make me stop defending the higher interests of France and for working to reconcile the French", Macron declared. He shook hands with Macron, who accompanied him to his vehicle and also applauded him. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen.

Pope canonizes 2 children who claimed to see Virgin of Fatima

Francisco and Jacinta, aged 9 and 7, and their 10-year-old cousin, Lucia, reported that on March 13, 1917, the Virgin Mary made the first of a half-dozen appearances to them while they grazed their sheep. It was the medically inexplicable healing of their son from the severe injuries he sustained in a fall from a window that provided the "miracle" needed for the Marto siblings to receive sainthood.

United States signs Arctic Council accord

Tillerson made the remarks on Thursday while speaking at a meeting of Arctic nations in Fairbanks, Alaska, where the top USA diplomat signed an agreement recognizing the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, but said Trump would decide whether to leave or weaken the pact.

China offers 100 billion yuan for new Silk Road initiative

He said as One Belt and One Road covers all continents, we see it fostering inclusion, creating tolerance, and promoting acceptance of cultural diversity. India delivered an implicit criticism of China's initiative Saturday in a statement that said such an initiative should meet worldwide norms and not create unsustainable debt.