Flybe up for sale after profit warning

Flybe shares sink on profit warning Flybe promises overhaul after £20m loss Latest results, published on Wednesday, show that pre-tax profits for the six months to 30 September fell by 54% to £7.4m, on revenues down by 2.4% to £419.2m. The airline’s shares have fallen by almost 75% since September. The Exeter-based airline is now valued at about £25m, far below the £215m it was valued at when it floated on the stock exchange in 2010. Report End of Twitter …

PSNI ‘not overplaying Brexit border threat’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBorder patrol: Policing patrol on the Irish border with a PSNI officer PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton has rejected claims that the threat of violence at the Irish border after Brexit was being exaggerated. He told BBC News NI that those who say the PSNI or others, are “overplaying the border and Brexit in policing terms” are “simply wrong”. He said he thought that “anything that re-emphasises the border” presents challenges for …

Bob Woodward: The Media Has Become ‘Emotionally Unhinged’ About Trump

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist spoke out against the lawsuit Tuesday at the Global Financial Leadership Conference in Naples, Florida. Suing to  Naples Daily News. “Trump would sit around and look at this and say, ‘This is great.’” Dylan Byers reported via Twitter. t’s more serious reporting about what he’s doing.” The lawsuit CNN filed Tuesday White House decision to revoke Acosta’s press access

Utah votes in favor of legalizing medical marijuana: report

The proposal had been a difficult sell to Mormon church leaders who were concerned about the possibility that it could expand to broader use. In order to get their approval, an agreement was made to revise the measure at a later date, the outlet said. In accordance with the deal, the law will reportedly change by blocking marijuana edibles that could appeal to children, while not allowing people to grow their own marijuana if they live too far from a dispensary. …

Diabetes prescriptions now cost 1bn to NHS

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStephen Richardson had to have his leg amputated because of type 2 diabetes Diabetes prescriptions are costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, according to figures from NHS Digital. The total cost of the prescriptions has risen significantly – by more than £422 million – in the last 10 years. Almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs are now for diabetes treatment. The biggest increases are seen …

Giant Menorah Survives At Jewish Summer Camp Devastated By Woolsey Fire

The giant metal menorah at Camp Hess Kramer in Malibu was captured in photos standing tall on a hilltop overlooking the ocean, surrounded by the charred remains of grassy fields.  posted an image of the menorah to its Facebook page and pledged that the fire wouldn’t stop the community from gathering this summer. historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple, sustained significant damage after the Woolsey fire passed through over the weekend.  Camp JCA Shalom, which is run by the Shalom Institute, a …

Reporters gear up for around-the-clock coverage of California fires

(CNN)The stories of the California wildfires are being told through video diaries by survivors, vivid updates from reporters, and wall-to-wall live coverage by local stations. And as Lizzie Johnson of the San Francisco Chronicle tweeted Sunday night, “we aren’t out of this yet.” Not even close. Red-flag conditions persist both up north and down south. Reporters like Johnson will be covering the firefighting effort and the recovery for the foreseeable future. The paper’s top editor, Audrey Cooper, tweeted a budget …

Northern California fire death toll rises to 48

(CNN)The Camp Fire has claimed 48 lives and 8,800 structures in Northern California, officials said Tuesday. Cell phone videos show drivers fleeing fire Outside the vehicle, ash and hot embers stung her eyes and obscured her vision, she said. She felt around until she reached a fire engine that was hot to the touch. Firefighters pulled her inside, but they, too, were trapped, she said — until a bulldozer came through and cleared a path to safety. The staggering numbers …

Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as their next big thing

On Wednesday, Samsung provided a glimpse at a foldable-screen device that it will release next year. It’s expected to compete against several other flexible-screen phones. But it’s unclear whether the flexibility will have mass appeal, especially when the bendy devices are expected to cost more than $1,000. Trending in Tech Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking kills 17

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison said the 51-year-old McKee also is accused of failing to properly assess the weather before and after the boat went into Table Rock Lake near Branson, a Midwestern tourist town known for country music shows and entertainment venues. “This is the beginning, not the end, of our efforts in this matter,” Garrison said during a news conference in Springfield, adding that he couldn’t release specifics about the investigation. Ripley Entertainment, the company that operated the boats …

Fox News Host Says Jim Acosta Acting Like ‘The Rosa Parks Of The Press Corps’

who in 1955 famously refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. “He thinks it’s the Jim Acosta show,” Watters said Saturday. “And he’s there to trade barbs with the president of the United States. And if he gets called out for it, he’s the victim. He thinks he’s the Rosa Parks of the press corps.” unconfirmed reports that CNN may sue the White House over the suspension. “I’ve never met [Acosta],” continued Watters. “He seems like …