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Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceRyanair has published full details of which of its flights are being cancelled between now and 28 October.Customers whose flights have been axed will also receive an email, chief executive Michael O'Leary has said.The budget airline is cancelling 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it admitted it had "messed up" the planning of pilot holidays.Mr O'Leary said most people would be transferred to an alternative Ryanair flight on the same day.If not, they would be moved to flights the day before or the day after, and the airline would meet its obligations over compensation.Details of all the cancelled flights are available on the Ryanair website. More than 200 of the cancelled flights are either into or out of London Stansted, with ...
Endometriosis: My life full of pain

Endometriosis: My life full of pain

Health
Endometriosis isn't just painful periods, it's a chronic condition in a league of its own. One in 10 women has it yet, in the UK, it takes on average seven years to get it correctly diagnosed by a doctor - something experts want to change.With endometriosis, tissue that behaves like womb lining is found in other bits of the body, causing nasty symptoms.Amelia Davies was 12 when she got her first period. She soon came to dread her "agonising Auntie Red"."At times it was so bad I couldn't go to school. I missed loads of days. The pain was really intense, with lots of different types - stabbing, cramping and burning. I was so bad I couldn't walk or get out of bed."New guidelines for the NHS aim to reduce delays in diagnosis and save women years of unnecessary distress and suffering. Crippling...
Iraqi forces regain full control of Tal Afar

Iraqi forces regain full control of Tal Afar

World
Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Iraqi forces regained total control of the northern city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State on Sunday, Joint Operations command said."By God, it is victory...100 percent liberated," the War Media Cell, the Joint Operations Command's media service, posted on its Facebook page. The word "liberated" in Arabic was stamped on a map of Tal Afar.Earlier Sunday, an Iraqi commander said Islamic State militants were cornered in a region northwest of Tal Afar as Iraqi forces had retaken all areas of the town.On Saturday, the joint commend said it had attained 90 percent control of the city center. Islamic State's largest telecommunications tower was seized and burned.The government launched an operation on Aug. 20.Tal Afar was the militants' last holdout in Nineveh. One month ago, fo...
Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

Sports
Aug. 12 (UPI) -- First he rolled into training camp in a 1931 Rolls-Royce. Now Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown has a handlebar mustache.The perennial All-Pro posted a photo of his new addition on Twitter Friday, before the Steelers beat the New York Giants 20-12 in its first preseason game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.The photo was taken from the team bus."Stash game," Brown tweeted, including an 'OK' hand emoji.The tweet came days after Brown posted a closeup of his face on social media. The caption for that photo read: "Beard or no beard ; Stash no stash #commentbelow #stashnostash."Brown has trimmed down his beard but he oiled up the corners of the 'stash for a vintage look.He didn't play in the preseason contest.Brown has been keeping up a vintage theme this offsea...
EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

Sports
All the details of the EFL Cup second round drawThursday, August 10, 2017Southampton will host Championship club Wolves in the EFL Cup second after Thursday’s confusing live draw.League One side Blackburn Rovers entertain Lancashire rivals Burnley at Ewood Park, with the draw regionalised.Newcastle host Nottingham Forest, while West Ham will travel to League Two side Cheltenham.The draw initially left several sides unsure whether they were home or away.The matches are due to take place in the week commencing August 21.Draw in fullSouth GroupQPR v BrentfordCrystal Palace v IpswichWatford v Bristol CityNorwich v CharltonCheltenham v West HamBrighton v BarnetCardiff v BurtonSouthampton v WolvesFulham v Bristol RoversMK Dons v SwanseaBirmingham v BournemouthReading v MillwallNorth GroupCarlisl