British Airways and Ryanair cancel hundreds of flights over coronavirus fears

British Airways and Ryanair have cancelled hundreds of flights to and from the UK due to the coronavirus outbreak. BA has temporarily axed some short-haul flights between Heathrow and Italy, France, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland and Switzerland. The major UK airliner has also cancelled long-haul flights between Heathrow and New York’s JFK airport – one […]

In Brexit Britain, there may no longer be too many cooks in the kitchen

PETERBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Before dinnertime at Damian Wawrzyniak’s restaurant, he is busy preparing an elaborate array of dishes – slow cooked lamb with fermented broccoli inspired by his time cooking at the world-famous Noma restaurant and Polish sausages from his homeland. Wawrzyniak came to Britain 16 years ago before gaining renown working as the […]

Malaysia's Najib expects more conducive atmosphere for 1MDB trial

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – On trial for corruption that includes the multi-billion dollar 1MDB fraud, former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak said on Wednesday that the fall of the government that ousted him meant he now expected an atmosphere more conducive to a fair hearing. Najib was voted out in 2018 amid anger over corruption […]

House fire shuts down traffic on Chebucto Road in Halifax

Emergency crews are at the scene of a house fire on Chebucto Road Tuesday. Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency crews responded to the fire at a home in the 7000 block of Chebucto Road. Police have closed off Chebucto Road Between Mumford Road and the Armdale Rotary. They’re asking residents to […]