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American Airlines admits ‘soap spill’ did not divert flight

American Airlines admits ‘soap spill’ did not divert flight

Business
American Airlines now says a spilled cleaning product did not cause an odour that led to a flight being diverted when two cabin crew members passed out. The airline initially made the claim after a flight from London Heathrow was diverted to Dublin on 21 October. However, the aircraft's maintenance records and other evidence, obtained by BBC News, cast doubt on that theory. Now American Airlines says its maintenance team has established that a cleaning solution was not the cause. The odour was so serious that a passenger and both of the crew members who fell unconscious were taken to hospital when the plane landed in Dublin. Did a 'soap spill' really divert a flight? Records show part of the aircraft had been leaking oil prior to...
Soap star ‘attacked’ by fellow actor at TV Choice Awards

Soap star ‘attacked’ by fellow actor at TV Choice Awards

Entertainment
An investigation is under way after a Hollyoaks star was reportedly attacked by a fellow soap actor at the TV Choice Awards.ITV is looking into reports that Asan N'jie swore and threw punches at Jamie Lomas following the ceremony in Hilton Park Lane on Monday night. Emmerdale's N'jie, who was nominated for best newcomer, was apparently ejected from the event in Mayfair, London, by security. Image: Asan N'Jie was reportedly removed from the event An ITV spokesman said the channel would be talking to N'jie "in due course".She added: "We are extremely concerned to hear about an incident at last night's TV Choice Awards involving one of Emmerdale's cast. Advertisement ...
Corrie actor leaves soap after internal inquiry

Corrie actor leaves soap after internal inquiry

Entertainment
Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley is no longer a member of the cast following allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards a woman in a Manchester nightclub.A spokesperson for ITV confirmed Langley, who has played Todd Grimshaw on and off since 2001, was no longer contracted to the long-running soap.The 34-year-old, who played the show's first openly gay character, has reportedly denied any wrongdoing.Langley said in a statement: "Sadly, I will no longer be working on Coronation Street. Acting on the show has been the fulfilment of a personal dream."Playing the role of Todd Grimshaw since I was 17 years old has been a huge part of my life, and an absolute honour."I would like to thank all of my friends who work on the show for their love, friendship and support during this extremely ...