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The Washington Times
Google honors Laszlo Jozsef Biro, ballpoint pen inventor, on his 117th birthdayinventor’s pen found its way into the cockpits of aircraft battling the Third R
Google honors Laszlo Jozsef Biro, ballpoint pen inventor, on his 117th birthday
The Washington Times / Posted an hour ago
inventor’s pen found its way into the cockpits of aircraft battling the Third Reich. According to the Daily Telegraph, Royal Air Force was among the first bulk purchasers of the new-fangled writing instrument. “During the Second World War the... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Julia relives her battle with Lyme disease to help raise awarenesscame back into her life and in 2014 they were married. They moved to the United
Julia relives her battle with Lyme disease to help raise awareness
Bury Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
came back into her life and in 2014 they were married. They moved to the United Arab Emirates after he retired from the Royal Air Force, where they continue to live today. It was not until last year that Julia, a retired senior nurse, saw an... Read more
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The Register
UK will buy 138 F-35sTyphoon sqns, full buy of 138 F-35s (giving an extra sqn in 2023,) extending E-
UK will buy 138 F-35s
The Register / Posted 11 hours ago
Typhoon sqns, full buy of 138 F-35s (giving an extra sqn in 2023,) extending E-3 Sentry, 9 x P-8 Poseidons Hillier. The Royal Air Force and Royal Navy will both operate Britain's fleet of F-35Bs, with their primary role being the air wing of the... Read more
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The Hindu
Google celebrates ballpoint pen inventor with doodleis still referred to as the “Biro” in several countries,” the statement continu
Google celebrates ballpoint pen inventor with doodle
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
is still referred to as the “Biro” in several countries,” the statement continues. Since Biro invented the pen during World War II, the British Royal Air Force became the first buyers of his invention, one he refined even as he fled from Nazi forc... Read more
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International Business Times
Google celebrates 117th birthday of ballpoint pen inventor Ladislao José Biro in its latest doodleaccountant Henry George Martin became the first backer of Biro's pen and the fi
Google celebrates 117th birthday of ballpoint pen inventor Ladislao José Biro in its latest doodle
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
accountant Henry George Martin became the first backer of Biro's pen and the first bulk purchaser of the pen was the Royal Air Force, which put in an order of 30,000 units during the Second World War due to its ability to work at high... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Surprise as hero flyer’s photo spotted in First World War showsitting.” Monks, born in Bury 1895, entered the Royal Flying Corps – the air a
Surprise as hero flyer’s photo spotted in First World War show
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
sitting.” Monks, born in Bury 1895, entered the Royal Flying Corps – the air arm of the British Army which preceded the Royal Air Force – while he was still a teenager and was first posted to France as an engineer in 1915. He soon progressed... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
On one easyJet flight, the captain is 26 and the co-pilot 19began as a young girl after her family took her to her first air show. She at o
On one easyJet flight, the captain is 26 and the co-pilot 19
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
began as a young girl after her family took her to her first air show. She at one point hoped to join the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, but shifted her focus to commercial aviation. “I joined the air cadets when I was 13 where I got plenty of... Read more
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USA Today
On one easyJet flight, the captain is 26 and the co-pilot 19began as a young girl after her family took her to her first air show. She at o
On one easyJet flight, the captain is 26 and the co-pilot 19
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
began as a young girl after her family took her to her first air show. She at one point hoped to join the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, but shifted her focus to commercial aviation. “I joined the air cadets when I was 13 where I got plenty of... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Trudeau intervenes with allies to secure Montrealer’s release from Iran prisonrelease of Hoodfar, 65, a retired Montreal sociology and anthropology professor
Trudeau intervenes with allies to secure Montrealer’s release from Iran prison
Dundas Star News / Posted 2 days ago
release of Hoodfar, 65, a retired Montreal sociology and anthropology professor, who was photographed stepping off a Royal Air Force of Oman plane to freedom. Hoodfar's release — the second in two weeks of a Canadian citizen stranded in dire... Read more
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The Record
Trudeau intervenes with allies to secure Montrealer’s release from Iran prisonrelease of Hoodfar, 65, a retired Montreal sociology and anthropology professor
Trudeau intervenes with allies to secure Montrealer’s release from Iran prison
The Record / Posted 2 days ago
release of Hoodfar, 65, a retired Montreal sociology and anthropology professor, who was photographed stepping off a Royal Air Force of Oman plane to freedom. Hoodfar's release — the second in two weeks of a Canadian citizen stranded in dire... Read more
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chad
Iraq war veteran’s battle with drugsand drinking 1 litres of white cider a day.” It had been a hard fall after he
Iraq war veteran’s battle with drugs
chad / Posted 3 days ago
and drinking 1 litres of white cider a day.” It had been a hard fall after he was abandoned by the military – the former Royal Air Force medic said all he ever wanted to do was serve in the military, and he toured in Kuwait and Iraq in the first... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
RAF Lakenheath plane part of Tactical Leadership Programme with NATOplane part of Tactical Leadership Programme with NATO 15:07 26 September 2016
RAF Lakenheath plane part of Tactical Leadership Programme with NATO
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
plane part of Tactical Leadership Programme with NATO 15:07 26 September 2016 Panthers showcase air power in Spain. Royal Air Force Lakenheath saw their F-15E Strike Eagle at Los' Llanos Air Base. Royal Air Force Lakenheath saw their F-15E... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Royal couple visits Vancouver pregnancy outreach programregion, was among those at the roundtable discussion. He said Prince William, w
Royal couple visits Vancouver pregnancy outreach program
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
region, was among those at the roundtable discussion. He said Prince William, who served as an air ambulance pilot for the Royal Air Force, was highly engaged and intimately aware of the topic. “His Royal Highness, of course, is a search and... Read more
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Mashable
The British blimp that was blown out to sea in a stormat Pulham after 28 hours aloft, it was greeted by hundreds of cheering voluntee
The British blimp that was blown out to sea in a storm
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
at Pulham after 28 hours aloft, it was greeted by hundreds of cheering volunteers, who helped drag the wounded leviathan into its hangar. For their quick thinking and courage, several of the crew members were awarded medals from the Royal Air Fo... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Predator-Series RPAs Exceed 4 Million Flight Hoursper month supporting the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Department of Homeland
Predator-Series RPAs Exceed 4 Million Flight Hours
The Aero-News Network / Posted 4 days ago
per month supporting the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NASA, the Italian Air Force, the Royal Air Force, the French Air Force, and other customers. Missions include helping protect ground units on the battlefield;... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s' noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s," Chennault wrote. "Even before that the German Air... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s,” Chennault wrote. “Even before that the German Air... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Happy 100th birthday WinnieSecond World War. Among the messages of congratulations to arrive in time for h
Happy 100th birthday Winnie
Derbyshire Times / Posted 5 days ago
Second World War. Among the messages of congratulations to arrive in time for her birthday today was a certificate from the Royal Air Force Association, signed by its president Air Marshall Sir Dusty Miller. Read all about Winnie’s life in the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosulmajor offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northe
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. Air Commodore Sammy Sampson said Iraqi forces are confident they can retake the country's... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosulmajor offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northe
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. Air Commodore Sammy Sampson said Iraqi forces are confident they can retake the country's... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosulmajor offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northe
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. Air Commodore Sammy Sampson said Iraqi forces are confident they can retake the country's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosulmajor offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northe
British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. less In this Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 photo, a British soldier walks by a Typhoon aircraft... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosulmajor offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northe
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. Air Commodore Sammy Sampson said Iraqi forces are confident they can retake the country's... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosulmajor offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northe
UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. Air Commodore Sammy Sampson said Iraqi forces are confident they can retake the country's... Read more
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Orange County Register
UK: British warplanes bomb Islamic State to support Iraqi push on Mosulby Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul
UK: British warplanes bomb Islamic State to support Iraqi push on Mosul
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. Air Commodore Sammy Sampson said Iraqi forces are confident they can retake the country’s... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s,” Chennault wrote. “Even before that the German Air... Read more
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FOX News
Uk: British Warplanes Bomb Is To Support Iraqi Push On Mosulmajor offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northe
Uk: British Warplanes Bomb Is To Support Iraqi Push On Mosul
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
major offensive by Iraqi security forces next month to recapture the key northern city of Mosul from IS militants, a senior Royal Air Force officer says. Air Commodore Sammy Sampson said Iraqi forces are confident they can retake the country's... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s,” Chennault wrote. “Even before that the German Air... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
The last Flying Tigers of World War IIshark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the Ind
The last Flying Tigers of World War II
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 days ago
shark-tooth design on their P-40s’ noses from a colored illustration in the India Illustrated Weekly depicting a [British Royal Air Force] squadron in the Libyan Desert with shark-nose P-40s,” Chennault wrote. “Even before that the German Air... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No Irish-American film fest? Oversight is put right and a doctor's story is toldSaturday). Here too, I don't want to give away too much. And so, in brief, Aida
No Irish-American film fest? Oversight is put right and a doctor's story is told
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Saturday). Here too, I don't want to give away too much. And so, in brief, Aidan MacCarthy was a doctor who enlisted in the Royal Air Force and survived the bombings and "friendly fire" on the beach at Dunkirk; was for three years a Japanese... Read more
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Horncastle Today
A time to remember for all at Wickenbyservice was well supported by relatives and many visitors. It was also attende
A time to remember for all at Wickenby
Horncastle Today / Posted 6 days ago
service was well supported by relatives and many visitors. It was also attended by current and serving members of the Royal Air Force, along with Market Rasen Air Cadets, the Royal Air Force Association and the British Legion. The Rev Ian... Read more
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SKY News
Russian Blackjack bombers intercepted by RAFwere also launched as a "precautionary measure" on Thursday but were not requir
Russian Blackjack bombers intercepted by RAF
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
were also launched as a "precautionary measure" on Thursday but were not required to intercept the Russian jets. A Royal Air Force spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that quick reaction alert Typhoon aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth intercepted... Read more
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People Magazine
10 Things That Have Changed Since the Last Time Prince William and Princess Kate Went to Canadamilitary.Two years after their first visit to the Great White North, Prince Wil
10 Things That Have Changed Since the Last Time Prince William and Princess Kate Went to Canada
People Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
military.Two years after their first visit to the Great White North, Prince William announced that he was retiring from the Royal Air Force after seven years in the British military. 3. And got a new job.The prince loves to fly the skies! After 18... Read more
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heraldscotland
Typhoon jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers close to UK airspaceA Royal Air Force spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that quick reaction alert T
Typhoon jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers close to UK airspace
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
A Royal Air Force spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that quick reaction alert Typhoon aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth intercepted two Russian Blackjack bombers and escorted them while they were in the UK area of interest. "At no point did the Russian... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
War veteran and Birmingham Mail photographer dies aged 93spent 36 years with the Birmingham Evening Mail between 1948 and 1984. Prior t
War veteran and Birmingham Mail photographer dies aged 93
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
spent 36 years with the Birmingham Evening Mail between 1948 and 1984. Prior to working for the Mail, Neil served in the Royal Air Force, having joined up in 1940 after lying about his age. Based in Lincolnshire, he flew 30 missions over Germany... Read more
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The Economic Times
UK parliamentary group warns ISIS may spread to Asiain Iraq since 2014 and Parliament authorised their extension to Syria last year
UK parliamentary group warns ISIS may spread to Asia
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
in Iraq since 2014 and Parliament authorised their extension to Syria last year. The committee found there had been 550 Royal Air Force (RAF) missions in Iraq since December 2015 and 65 in Syria. It also called on the government to put more... Read more
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Boston Herald
Prince William talks of 'dark moments' in air ambulance jobdealing with some of the situations." The prince works as a pilot with East An
Prince William talks of 'dark moments' in air ambulance job
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
dealing with some of the situations." The prince works as a pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance. He was trained by the Royal Air Force as a search and rescue helicopter pilot and conducted numerous missions while stationed at a base off the... Read more
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The Hindu
Prince William speaks of ‘sad, dark’ job momentsnecessarily do: you are more out there on your own a little bit,” said the prin
Prince William speaks of ‘sad, dark’ job moments
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
necessarily do: you are more out there on your own a little bit,” said the prince, who completed his tour of duty as a Royal Air Force (RAF) search and rescue pilot in 2013. “I want to be a valuable member of the team. At the end of the day (I... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Pensioner warns of meningitis after wife dies just 18 hours after suffering back paindied after suffering two heart attacks and organ failure. Later tests revealed
Pensioner warns of meningitis after wife dies just 18 hours after suffering back pain
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
died after suffering two heart attacks and organ failure. Later tests revealed she had meningococcal septicaemia. Former Royal Air Force pilot Richard, who was also a flight instructor for British Aerospace, has lived all over the world with... Read more
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heraldscotland
Pensioner warns of meningitis after wife dies 18 hours after suffering back paindied after suffering two heart attacks and organ failure. Later tests revealed
Pensioner warns of meningitis after wife dies 18 hours after suffering back pain
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
died after suffering two heart attacks and organ failure. Later tests revealed she had meningococcal septicaemia. Former Royal Air Force pilot Richard, who was also a flight instructor for British Aerospace, has lived all over the world with... Read more
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chad
Special service to mark Battle of Britain15, to mark the 76th anniversary of the conflict. County councillor John Wilmo
Special service to mark Battle of Britain
chad / Posted 9 days ago
15, to mark the 76th anniversary of the conflict. County councillor John Wilmott said: “This great victory won by the Royal Air Force saved Britain from invasion in 1940. “At the beginning of the battle the Luftwaffe had no less than 2,790... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prince William reveals 'sad, dark moments' while working as air ambulance pilotand it also brings us together. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyBritain's Princes William
Prince William reveals 'sad, dark moments' while working as air ambulance pilot
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
and it also brings us together. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyBritain's Princes William and Harry stand during a photocall at Royal Air Force Shawbury near Shrewsbury "Because if you share the same, in some cases, sad incidents then, if you can get... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
British attack drones involved in botched Syria air strikeof Defence said. "The UK would not intentionally target Syrian military units.
British attack drones involved in botched Syria air strike
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
of Defence said. "The UK would not intentionally target Syrian military units." MQ-9 Reaper drones operated by Britain's Royal Air Force are usually armed with 500lb laser-guided bombs and Hellfire anti-tank missiles. The 2016 Defence White... Read more
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