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Germany, Italy close Istanbul consulates over security concerns in Türkiye

Xinhua 01 Feb 2023
Britain issued a similar travel advisory on Tuesday, warning of "a heightened threat of terrorist attacks against churches, synagogues, embassies, consulates, and other places frequented by Westerners in Istanbul." ... France and the United States have also issued travel warnings for Türkiye following the Quran burning incidents.

Fly-tipping cases remain at more than a million a year despite a dropoff during Covid lockdown

The Daily Mail 01 Feb 2023
The number of fly-tipping incidents remained above a million last year – despite levels falling from an all-time record during lockdown ... 'These factors and other factors such as changes in household consumption, travel and leisure patterns may have contributed to the increases seen in the number of fly-tipping incidents reported for 2020/21.

Lorry driver in 60s dies after collision on M1 near Wakefield

ITV 01 Feb 2023
The incident happened on the southbound carriageway just before junction 39 at 10am on Tuesday. A lorry was travelling in the first lane of the motorway when it slowed down.

‘Frustrated’ Sophie Morgan holds back tears recalling British Airways breaking her �8,000 wheelchair which left ...

Metro UK 01 Feb 2023
Sophie then said that travel was a ‘human right’ ... People with disabilities want to be able to work and that means they want to be able to fly and travel,’ she said ... Posting about it on Instagram at the time, many other people told Sophie they had faced similar incidents when travelling, and that their chairs had been damaged or completely broken too.

Eagles’ Josh Sills indicted on rape, kidnapping charges prior to Super Bowl

New York Post 01 Feb 2023
Prosecutors said the 25-year-old Sills “did engage in sexual conduct” with a victim and “purposely compelled her to submit by force or threat of force” in an alleged incident that occurred in Guernsey County on Dec ... He may not participate in practices or travel with the team while on the list.

Truck Crashes Through Barrier on ‘Slick’ Oklahoma Interstate

The Daily Telegraph Australia 01 Feb 2023
... for the road conditions.” No one was injured in the incident, the highway patrol said.

Constable booked for hitting pregnant woman

Hindustan Times 01 Feb 2023
The incident happened on Tuesday evening when the victim and her husband were travelling on a motorbike from their Belapur home to Kharghar for a sonography test. When they were near Kharghar Metro Station, a four-wheeler brushed against their bike ... ....

Guest opinion: Will Coggin: Congress should address vulnerabilities within U.S. payment systems

Daily Camera 01 Feb 2023
By Will Coggin. Recently, thousands of flights were canceled or delayed because of a Federal Aviation Administration system outage — leaving travelers stranded and frustrated. The incident is a wake-up call for how risky it can be to rely on a single system to drive an entire industry. When it breaks, everything goes to hell in a handbasket ... Query ... .

I used to be desperate for others to accept my hijab – now I wear ...

Metro UK 01 Feb 2023
For example, just last week, a Muslim woman was threatened with being shot and called a terrorist while travelling with her young child in London. The racism, Islamophobia and misogyny of incidents like this cannot be separated from each other and, the fear of living with them ...

Fly-tipping cases decrease by 4% in return towards pre-pandemic levels

AOL 31 Jan 2023
The decrease brings incident levels back towards pre-pandemic totals of 980,000 ... “These factors and other factors such as changes in household consumption, travel and leisure patterns may have contributed to the increases seen in the number of fly-tipping incidents reported for 2020/21.

Strike action to affect travellers and goods entering the UK on 1 February

B & FT Online 31 Jan 2023
The proposed strike action will impact international arrivals at all UK air and maritime ports as well as those travelling to the UK from UK border controls in Calais, Dunkirk and Coquelles in Northern France. If you are travelling into the UK via any entry point, you should prepare for disruption and check before you travel.

Advisory for travellers entering the UK on February 1 amid strike action

Joy Online 31 Jan 2023
Travellers who are planning to enter the UK on 1 February 2023 may face longer wait times at border control. Travellers should check the latest travel advice with operators before travelling. Please be patient and respect officers who are working to keep the UK border safe and secure for all travellers during strike action.

Khushbu Sundar slams Air India over 'no basic wheelchair’ at Chennai airport

Hindustan Times 31 Jan 2023
The BJP leader's allegation comes against the backdrop of at least three incidents of unruly passenger behaviour on two international flights last year, for which aviation regulator the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had imposed penalties on the carrier for certain reporting lapses.

New Zealand-bound plane turns back to Dubai after 13-hour flight to nowhere

The Siasat Daily 31 Jan 2023
Currently, many strange incidents related to air travel are making the news. Ever since people started travelling again, all kinds of absurd things have been happening aboard airplanes. Here is such an incident added to the list of strange news, local media reported ... Travellers from ...

Teen who enlisted gang to tie up her ex-boyfriend and assault him ordered to pay €7,500 compensation

Irish Independent 31 Jan 2023
"I just want him bet."It was revealed, however, that Patrick never made a complaint to gardaí about any "more sinister elements to the relationship".The court heard on the day of the incident, the three youths arrived in Longford Railway ...

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In this handout photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile is test-fired as part of Russia's nuclear drills by a Russian nuclear submarine from the Barents Sea.
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service