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Wow Air faces fury as collapse hits thousands of passengers

Wow Air faces fury as collapse hits thousands of passengers

Business
By James Sillars, business reporter Icelandic discount airline Wow Air has collapsed, stranding thousands of passengers, after an apparent failure to secure a cash lifeline.It had grounded aircraft early on Thursday following months of talks with prospective financial backers - saying it was in the final stages of negotiations with a group of investors and further information would be provided later in the morning. However, the heavily-indebted company said just two hours later it had "ceased operation" and cancelled all future flights - with no explanation. Image: Wow has seen its business come under pressure from higher fuel bills and stiff competition The move prompted a backlash as it emerged Wow...
Tottenham new stadium latest: £1billion arena ‘faces delay’ as there is ‘no space for corners’

Tottenham new stadium latest: £1billion arena ‘faces delay’ as there is ‘no space for corners’

Sports
latest blow According to The Sun, there is just a foot of turf in each corner of the pitch for players to take corner kicks Tottenham have been dealt another blow as they attempt to open their new stadium before the end of the season. Spurs hope to play their final five Premier League home matches at the £1billion arena this term, which means they will move in to the ground next month. @Lilywhite_Rose Tottenham hope to move into their new stadium before the end of the season However, the latest setback could mean another delay for the north London club. According to The Sun, Tottenham have become aware of a lack of turf around the pitch to allow players to take corner kicks, with just a foot of turf at each corner. Other Premi...
Zerodha faces connectivity issue, orders pile up

Zerodha faces connectivity issue, orders pile up

Finance
NEW DELHI: India's leading retail brokerage Zerodha faced connectivity issue in Wednesday's morning which led to piling up of orders in the system. As per media reports, Zerodha's co-founder Nikhil Kamath said that the system had connectivity issue in the morning which caused a temporary piling up of orders. He assured that the issue would be resolved soon and the orders will be cleared promptly. Zerodha is a technology-centric stock broking company founded in 2010 by brothers Nithin Kamath and Nikhil Kamath. It is India’s first discount brokerage, widely credited for bringing in a disruptive force in Indian broking industry. In 2018, Zerodha outpaced other big brokerage names in terms of client numbers. Zerodha had 8.47 lakh active clients as of December 2018 end compared with I...
Crocodile warning issued as city faces 'unprecedented' levels of flooding

Crocodile warning issued as city faces 'unprecedented' levels of flooding

World
The Australian government is warning citizens to be on the look out for crocodiles and snakes in the streets amid severe rainfall and flooding in north Queensland over the past few days. “Crocodiles prefer calmer waters and they may move around in search of a quiet place to wait for floodwaters to recede,” Leeanne Enoch, Queensland's minister for environment, said in a statement Monday. She continued, “Crocodiles may be seen crossing roads, and when flooding recedes, crocodiles can turn up in unusual places such as farm dams or waterholes where they have not been seen before. Similarly, snakes are very good swimmers and they too may turn up unexpectedly.” The coastal city of Townsville has been the most affected by the flooding. Local media outlet 7news posted...
After survival and escape, missing teen now faces long road to recovery, experts say

After survival and escape, missing teen now faces long road to recovery, experts say

Health
To the joy of her family and supporters throughout the country, Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old girl who has been missing since Oct. 15, was found alive Thursday night. Three months ago, she was declared missing after her parents were shot and killed in their home in Barron, Wisconsin. But Thursday night, she approached a dog walker on the street in the small town of Gordon, about 70 miles and an hour away from her home, asking for help. A suspect, James Thomas Patterson, in a nearby house was taken into custody shortly after police arrived on the scene. The next day, he was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and kidnapping, authorities said. The teenage girl is currently stable and being treated at a hospital before being reunited with the rest of her family. Closs ...