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Divers recover ‘black box’ from jet that crashed into sea as first victim identified

Divers recover ‘black box’ from jet that crashed into sea as first victim identified

World
Navy divers have recovered a "black box" from an Indonesian airliner which crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday with 62 people on board.TV pictures showed in inflatable boat carrying a large white container, which in turn was carrying the box. It was unclear whether it was the Boeing 737-500's flight data or cockpit voice recorder.The boxes were believed to be buried under sharp objects which needed to be removed first, Admiral Yudo Margono of the Indonesian navy said. They were thought to be about 75ft (23m) below the surface of the sea.A remotely-operated vehicle was sent to the location between Lancang and Laki islands, just north of the capital, Jakarta, and at least 160 divers were involved in the search. ...
Coronavirus: Climate action cannot be another Covid victim – PM

Coronavirus: Climate action cannot be another Covid victim – PM

Science
Boris Johnson is to call on world leaders to commit to cutting greenhouse gas emissions and secure the planet for the next generation.The prime minister will tell a meeting hosted by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that climate action "cannot be another victim of coronavirus".He will urge leaders to "look ahead to how we will rebuild" after the pandemic and how to "build back better".Mr Johnson is expected to speak to leaders via video link.His speech at Thursday's UN Climate Action Roundtable is part of the preparations for a global climate conference the UK is hosting in partnership with Italy in Glasgow in November next year. The UN conference, known as COP26, is the most important round of climate talks since 2015, when the landmark Paris Agree...
Iron Age ‘mystery’ murder victim found in Wendover

Iron Age ‘mystery’ murder victim found in Wendover

Science
An Iron Age skeleton with his hands bound has been discovered by HS2 project archaeologists, who believe he may be a murder victim.The remains of the 2,000-year-old adult male were found face down at Wellwick Farm near Wendover in Buckinghamshire.Project archaeologist Dr Rachel Wood described the death as "a mystery" and hopes further analysis will shed light on the "potentially gruesome" find.A Stonehenge-style wooden formation and Roman burial have also been discovered.They are among a number of finds ranging from the Neolithic Age to the Medieval period unearthed ahead of construction work for the 225mph (362 km/h) rail line. ...
PMC Bank scam: Director claims she is a victim too

PMC Bank scam: Director claims she is a victim too

Finance
A Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank director, against whom a look-out notice was recently issued, has claimed that she herself is a victim of the bank scam. Dr Parmeet Sodhi, currently on vacation in Canada, has claimed in her anticipatory bail plea that she “recently deposited” Rs 10 lakh in the bank, which shows that she had no knowledge about the alleged HDIL fraud. In the anticipatory bail application filed in the Sessions Court on Friday, she says that since there is a look-out notice issued against her, she fears arrest on her arrival in India, on October 28. So, far the EOW has arrested five people in the fraud and issued lookout notices against 17 others. Those arrested include former managing director Joy Thomas, former chairman Waryam Singh and director Surjit Singh

What to Do If You're a Victim of a Student Loan Scam

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]You can t undo the damage that s already been done but you can stop scammers from ruining your life further Image source Getty Images Student loan debt has become a 1 5 trillion crisis in our country and where there s a crisis there are scammers hoping to capitalize Latest Articles in