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This is West Country
RAF officer cadet on trip of a lifetimeA ROYAL Air Force officer cadet from Yeovil is on the trip of a lifetime as he
RAF officer cadet on trip of a lifetime
This is West Country / Posted 2 hours ago
A ROYAL Air Force officer cadet from Yeovil is on the trip of a lifetime as he takes part in the final leg of a round-the-world sailing expedition. Officer Cadet Matthew Rogers, aged 21, has been selected for Exercise Transglobe, which gives airmen,... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Terror wave catches German authorities in denialFrance atrocity on July 14, which left 84 dead, and the under-reported attempt
Terror wave catches German authorities in denial
DEBKAfile / Posted yesterday
France atrocity on July 14, which left 84 dead, and the under-reported attempt by four Arab-speakers to kidnap a British Royal Air Force officer at the Marham air base in Norfolk on July 20. They add up to 6 violent attacks in 12 days, averaging... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Boyer didn’t share combat stories, just his pride in how he servedin Essex, England. The base, which is now a golf course and is used by a flying
Boyer didn’t share combat stories, just his pride in how he served
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
in Essex, England. The base, which is now a golf course and is used by a flying club, had been utilized first by the Royal Air Force from the base's inception in 1942 until it was turned over to the United States in 1943. While Bozych said... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Presentation to Jim Meads photographer at Peterborough Hound Showshow was in 1946, the first show after the war. “In 1948, 1949 and 1950, I had
Presentation to Jim Meads photographer at Peterborough Hound Show
Horse and Hound / Posted 2 days ago
show was in 1946, the first show after the war. “In 1948, 1949 and 1950, I had to get a special 24-hour pass out from the Royal Air Force in order to attend. Article continues below... “I’ve only missed one show since 1946 and that was in 1969... Read more
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The China Post
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attemptlikely involved in abduction attempt LONDON — Police say two people who tried
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
likely involved in abduction attempt LONDON — Police say two people who tried to abduct a British serviceman outside a Royal Air Force Base three days ago were probably part of a larger team. Norfolk Police said Saturday the serviceman only... Read more
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Air Force Times
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt of British servicemanLONDON — Police say two people who tried to abduct a British serviceman outside
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt of British serviceman
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON — Police say two people who tried to abduct a British serviceman outside a Royal Air Force Base three days ago were probably part of a larger team. Norfolk Police said Saturday the serviceman only saw two people, including one with a knife,... Read more
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Salon.com
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attemptLONDON (AP) — Police say two people who tried to abduct a British serviceman ou
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) — Police say two people who tried to abduct a British serviceman outside a Royal Air Force Base three days ago were probably part of a larger team. Norfolk Police said Saturday the serviceman only saw two people, including one with a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attemptJuly 21, 2016. UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the atte
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
July 21, 2016. UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England. Police said Thursday that two men, one of whom had a knife, approached the... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attemptJuly 21, 2016. UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the atte
UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
July 21, 2016. UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England. Police said Thursday that two men, one of whom had a knife, approached the... Read more
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International Business Times
The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl: BBC2 doc explores darker side of The BFG author's personality – who was born in Wales to Norwegian parents – lived until he was 74-years-old
The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl: BBC2 doc explores darker side of The BFG author's personality
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
– who was born in Wales to Norwegian parents – lived until he was 74-years-old and served as a fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He rose to prominence in the 1940s and became of the world's best-selling... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Daring duo reunited post warhad been one of the first RCAF bomber squadrons formed two years earlier. Prev
Daring duo reunited post war
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 3 days ago
had been one of the first RCAF bomber squadrons formed two years earlier. Previously, Canadian crews flew with British Royal Air Force bomber squadrons. Enlisting in the war was never a question for the new hospital neighbours, though. Just... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Army regiment with Northern Ireland links is first in UK to offer frontline close combat roles to womenacross the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change wil
Army regiment with Northern Ireland links is first in UK to offer frontline close combat roles to women
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
across the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change will apply to infantry, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force Regiment by the end of 2018. Women will be able to take up previously prohibited roles in the armoured... Read more
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Daily Record
Scots based regiment offers frontline close combat roles to womenacross the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change wil
Scots based regiment offers frontline close combat roles to women
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
across the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change will apply to infantry, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force Regiment by the end of 2018. Women will be able to take up previously prohibited roles in the armoured... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Army regiment first in UK to offer frontline close combat roles to womenacross the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change wil
Army regiment first in UK to offer frontline close combat roles to women
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
across the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change will apply to infantry, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force Regiment by the end of 2018. Women will be able to take up previously prohibited roles in the armoured... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Army regiment based in Scotland first in UK to put women on the frontlineacross the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change wil
Army regiment based in Scotland first in UK to put women on the frontline
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
across the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change will apply to infantry, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force Regiment by the end of 2018. Women will be able to take up previously prohibited roles in the armoured... Read more
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heraldscotland
Army regiment based in Scotland first in UK to put women on the frontlineacross the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change wil
Army regiment based in Scotland first in UK to put women on the frontline
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
across the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change will apply to infantry, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force Regiment by the end of 2018. Women will be able to take up previously prohibited roles in the armoured... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
SNIY Army regiment first in UK to offer frontline close combat roles to womenacross the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change wil
SNIY Army regiment first in UK to offer frontline close combat roles to women
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
across the Royal Armed Corps, of which the regiment forms part. The change will apply to infantry, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force Regiment by the end of 2018. Women will be able to take up previously prohibited roles in the armoured... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Rachael sets sail on round the world tripA servicewomen from Sandal is on the voyage of a lifetime. Royal Air Force off
Rachael sets sail on round the world trip
Wakefield Today / Posted 4 days ago
A servicewomen from Sandal is on the voyage of a lifetime. Royal Air Force officer cadet Rachael Brook, 20, is taking part in a leg of a round-the-world yacht expedition. Rachael Brook is part of the Exercise Transglobe expedition, which gives... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Good luck, Will and Kate: Prince George becomes a 'threenager'of his father, Prince Charles, and his late mother, Princess Diana. Duchess Ka
Good luck, Will and Kate: Prince George becomes a 'threenager'
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
of his father, Prince Charles, and his late mother, Princess Diana. Duchess Kate and Prince George inspect British Royal Air Force red arrows aerobatic planes during visit to RAF Fairford on July 8, 2016. (Photo: Edward Low, Ministry of... Read more
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International Business Times
Facebook's solar-powered drone successfully completes first full test flight as aerospace avionics and software and those who have previously worked at orga
Facebook's solar-powered drone successfully completes first full test flight
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
as aerospace avionics and software and those who have previously worked at organisations including Nasa, Boeing and the Royal Air Force, according to a Guardian report. In March 2015, the company revealed it had been testing drones in the skies... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
British police investigate attempted abduction of soldier near RAF Tornado baseof soldier near RAF Marham air base British police say they are investigating
British police investigate attempted abduction of soldier near RAF Tornado base
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
of soldier near RAF Marham air base British police say they are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England, saying they cannot discount it being a terrorism incident. The serviceman, aged in... Read more
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Salon.com
UK authorities investigate attempted abduction of servicemanLONDON (AP) — UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the attem
UK authorities investigate attempted abduction of serviceman
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON (AP) — UK authorities say they are searching for two people in the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England. Police said Thursday that two men, one of whom had a knife, approached the serviceman while... Read more
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USA Today
Happy birthday, Prince George, and good luck, Kate, with your 'threenager'of his father, Prince Charles, and his late mother, Princess Diana. Duchess Ka
Happy birthday, Prince George, and good luck, Kate, with your 'threenager'
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
of his father, Prince Charles, and his late mother, Princess Diana. Duchess Kate and Prince George inspect British Royal Air Force red arrows aerobatic planes during visit to RAF Fairford on July 8, 2016. (Photo: Edward Low, Ministry of... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Cadets fly in the pastallowed us to fulfil our requirement of giving them a familiarization flight, b
Cadets fly in the past
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
allowed us to fulfil our requirement of giving them a familiarization flight, but in an aircraft that was flown by the RAF (Royal Air Force) back in the day.” One of the more unusual looking planes was the Westland Lysander, a style of plane which... Read more
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Daily Mail
Facebook completes first test flight of its Aquila solar planewas built in Somerset by a team of experts with wide-ranging experience from Na
Facebook completes first test flight of its Aquila solar plane
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
was built in Somerset by a team of experts with wide-ranging experience from Nasa, Boeing, Darpa and the British Royal Air Force, among others. 'We believe this work has never been more important. New technologies like Aquila have the... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Uni wins praise for support of armed forcesNew University is building a reputation as a significant provider of higher edu
Uni wins praise for support of armed forces
Aylesbury Today / Posted 4 days ago
New University is building a reputation as a significant provider of higher education to the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.” Phillip Wood, head of school, management and professional studies, added: “Although this award recognises... Read more
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Weekly Times
Attempted abduction of UK servicemanBritish police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a R
Attempted abduction of UK serviceman
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
British police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England and say they haven't ruled out terrorism. The serviceman, aged in his late 20s, was jogging on Wednesday and not in uniform when he... Read more
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News.com.au
Attempted abduction of UK servicemanBritish police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a R
Attempted abduction of UK serviceman
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
British police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England and say they haven't ruled out terrorism. The serviceman, aged in his late 20s, was jogging on Wednesday and not in uniform when he... Read more
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Perth Now
Attempted abduction of UK servicemanBritish police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a R
Attempted abduction of UK serviceman
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
British police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England and say they haven't ruled out terrorism. The serviceman, aged in his late 20s, was jogging on Wednesday and not in uniform when he... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Attempted abduction of UK servicemanBritish police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a R
Attempted abduction of UK serviceman
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
British police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England and say they haven't ruled out terrorism. The serviceman, aged in his late 20s, was jogging on Wednesday and not in uniform when he... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Attempted abduction of UK servicemanBritish police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a R
Attempted abduction of UK serviceman
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
British police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England and say they haven't ruled out terrorism. The serviceman, aged in his late 20s, was jogging on Wednesday and not in uniform when he... Read more
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Herald Sun
Attempted abduction of UK servicemanBritish police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a R
Attempted abduction of UK serviceman
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
British police are investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England and say they haven't ruled out terrorism. The serviceman, aged in his late 20s, was jogging on Wednesday and not in uniform when he... Read more
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Reuters
Police investigate attempted abduction of UK serviceman at air baseLONDON British police said on Thursday they were investigating the attempted ab
Police investigate attempted abduction of UK serviceman at air base
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
LONDON British police said on Thursday they were investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman at a Royal Air Force base in eastern England, saying they could not discount it being a terrorism incident. The serviceman, aged in his late 20s,... Read more
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NBC News
Terrorism Eyed After Knifepoint Bid to Kidnap U.K. AirmanLONDON — Police investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman near a Ro
Terrorism Eyed After Knifepoint Bid to Kidnap U.K. Airman
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
LONDON — Police investigating the attempted abduction of a serviceman near a Royal Air Force base said Thursday they were unable to rule out terrorism as a motive. The serviceman was targeted Wednesday by two men while jogging not far from RAF... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Failed Coup, An Unrecognized Republic, And Triggers For A Global Economic Meltdownthere are two large strips of land on the southern coast of Cyprus that remain
A Failed Coup, An Unrecognized Republic, And Triggers For A Global Economic Meltdown
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
there are two large strips of land on the southern coast of Cyprus that remain sovereign British territory and serve as Royal Air Force military bases. Following independence from Britain, tensions between Greek and Turkish Cypriots simmered... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
From novel to film: Ranking 6 Roald Dahl adaptationsbetween whimsy and adventure, Dahl sold millions of books since he began publis
From novel to film: Ranking 6 Roald Dahl adaptations
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
between whimsy and adventure, Dahl sold millions of books since he began publishing stories after he retired from the Royal Air Force. And unlike some popular writers, the adaptations of his novels have been very successful, both artistically... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Flying golf cart keeps jetpack dream alivesight at golf courses, however. "It is an aircraft - you do need a pilots lice
Flying golf cart keeps jetpack dream alive
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
sight at golf courses, however. "It is an aircraft - you do need a pilots license to flight it," said Coker, a former Royal Air Force pilot. "You would be flying it in areas where the regulatory authorities will want to have some knowledge... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Fund-raiser Janine is taking Girls Night Out to CyprusSlimming World Group, but then without thinking about the dates I booked my fli
Fund-raiser Janine is taking Girls Night Out to Cyprus
Bury Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
Slimming World Group, but then without thinking about the dates I booked my flights to go and see my son who is in the Royal Air Force (RAF) and stationed out in Cyprus. “I hadn’t realised when I booked my flights that I would be away for... Read more
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guardian-series
Crowds celebrate at airfield's centenary fairdistrict council chairman Jeane Lea, North Weald parish council chairman Cyril
Crowds celebrate at airfield's centenary fair
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
district council chairman Jeane Lea, North Weald parish council chairman Cyril Hawkins and other councillors, North Weald Royal Air Force Association chairman and airfield historian Arthur Moreton and John Young, chairman of North Weald Flying... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Spain's most moving Civil War locations(admittedly sombre) tourism. With the deaths of its final participants – Floren
Spain's most moving Civil War locations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
(admittedly sombre) tourism. With the deaths of its final participants – Florence Green, a onetime member of the Women’s Royal Air Force who died in 2012, was the conflict’s last surviving veteran – it has passed entirely into the realm of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Please help me trace friend from RAF days I wonder if your readers could help me trace an old Royal Air Force colleague
Please help me trace friend from RAF days
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
I wonder if your readers could help me trace an old Royal Air Force colleague of mine? He is David Marsland and hails from Northern Ireland (where, I'm not sure). I last saw David at RAF Lyneham in 1967. I... Read more
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Londonist
Swimming Shorts: The Rebirth Of Hillingdon Lidowhitewashed pavilion, with its 50m competition pool, opened to literal fanfare
Swimming Shorts: The Rebirth Of Hillingdon Lido
Londonist / Posted 8 days ago
whitewashed pavilion, with its 50m competition pool, opened to literal fanfare on 31 August 1935, with trumpets from the Royal Air Force, the ceremonial 'putting in motion' of the aeration fountains, and a freestyle display from the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Pokémon GO events in Londonbeautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. S
Pokémon GO events in London
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
beautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. See it, you must. 13/50 Be swept away at the Royal Air Force museum Royal Air Force museum, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5LL, rafmuseum.org.ukMore than 100 historic craft sit... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Heroic Royal Army Force sniffer dog honoured for saving thousands of livesin warzones around the world has been honorned with a memorial. Buster, an arm
Heroic Royal Army Force sniffer dog honoured for saving thousands of lives
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
in warzones around the world has been honorned with a memorial. Buster, an arms and explosive search dog with the Royal Air Force, completed five tours of duty in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Iraq and saved countless lives by searching out... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Jet fault adds to turbulent week for Boris Johnsonto meet European leaders in Brussels made an emergency landing near London. “T
Jet fault adds to turbulent week for Boris Johnson
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
to meet European leaders in Brussels made an emergency landing near London. “There was a technical issue on the RAF (Royal Air Force) flight on Sunday afternoon carrying the foreign secretary and his officials from London to Brussels that... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jet fault adds to turbulent week for Boris Johnsonto meet European leaders in Brussels made an emergency landing near London. "T
Jet fault adds to turbulent week for Boris Johnson
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
to meet European leaders in Brussels made an emergency landing near London. "There was a technical issue on the RAF (Royal Air Force) flight this afternoon carrying the foreign secretary and his officials from London to Brussels that required... Read more
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TribLIVE
Brexit minister: Some EU migrants may have to leave United KingdomBoris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a “technic
Brexit minister: Some EU migrants may have to leave United Kingdom
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
Boris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a “technical issue.” The Foreign Office says the Royal Air Force plane carrying Johnson and officials took off from a base in London and landed at Luton Airport northwest of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Boris Johnson ridiculed after his plane is forced to make an emergency landing at Luton Airportcarrying Johnson from RAF Northolt to Belgium, where he was travelling to meet
Boris Johnson ridiculed after his plane is forced to make an emergency landing at Luton Airport
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
carrying Johnson from RAF Northolt to Belgium, where he was travelling to meet European leaders for the first time. The Royal Air Force plane made its unscheduled stop at Luton airport, north west of London on Sunday, and caused delays to other... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Boris Johnson's plane in unscheduled landing outside LondonBoris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a "technic
Boris Johnson's plane in unscheduled landing outside London
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
Boris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a "technical issue." The Foreign Office says the Royal Air Force plane carrying Johnson and officials took off from a base in London and landed at Luton Airport northwest of... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Boris Johnson's plane in unscheduled landing outside LondonBoris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a "technic
Boris Johnson's plane in unscheduled landing outside London
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
Boris Johnson to Brussels has made an unscheduled landing because of a "technical issue." The Foreign Office says the Royal Air Force plane carrying Johnson and officials took off from a base in London and landed at Luton Airport northwest of... Read more
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