Five asleep afterwards aggressive even crashes on artery abreast Georgia airport

An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane on a training mission crashed Wednesday onto a busy highway near a Georgia airport, killing at least five National Guard members from Puerto Rico, authorities said. Black smoke rose into the sky from a section of the plane that appeared to have crashed into a median on the …

Facebook fires architect accused of stalking, possibly by abusing abstracts access

Facebook has fired a security engineer after he was accused of stalking women online possibly by abusing his “privileged access” to data, raising renewed concerns about users’ privacy at the social network. The controversy, which came to light after the employee allegedly called himself a “professional stalker” in a message to a woman he met …

In Brexit bastion of Havering, clearing is beneath of an affair now

Last summer a row erupted over Havering council’s plan to split from the rest of London. The motion, tabled by a Ukip councillor and dubbed “Hexit”, was an attempt to solve the east London borough’s so-called “identity crisis”. “It was laughed out of the chamber,” says Fay Hough, the 30-year-old Labour candidate for the Rainham …

Creditors analysis – Strindberg’s animated account of affection and possession

If the men’s rights movement is looking for a spokesman, it could do worse than Gustav in August Strindberg’s three-hander, adapted in 2008 by David Greig and given a scintillating revival by Stewart Laing. He is the spurned lover who wheedles his way into his ex-wife’s new marriage while pushing a doctrine of male superiority …

TSB’s Paul Pester hits alternation of amiss addendum in foreground of MPs | Nils Pratley

Paul Pester, the chief executive of TSB, had three main tasks to perform at Wednesday’s Treasury select committee hearing. First, apologise with maximum contrition for the IT shambles and the hassle caused to customers. Second, declare that he definitely won’t be getting any form of bonus this year. Third, say when the problem will be …

Pope Francis on Chile animal corruption scandal: ‘I was allotment of the problem’

The three whistleblowers in Chile’s sex abuse scandal have urged Pope Francis to transform his apology for having discredited them into concrete action to end what they called the “epidemic” of sex abuse and cover-up in the Catholic church. Juan Carlos Cruz, James Hamilton and José Andrés Murillo spoke to reporters on Wednesday after spending …

Lizzie Deignan: ‘Female cyclists are still a continued way abaft the men’

Cycling is still a sexist sport, the world champion Lizzie Deignan has said, as she questioned why the Tour de Yorkshire this week offers women a two‑day course while the men race over four days. The 29-year-old, who won silver at the London Olympics under her maiden name, Armitstead, won the second edition of the …

Voters may be accessible to pay college board tax, says John McDonnell

Voters in the local government elections on Thursday will be ready to consider paying higher council taxes to halt the “rundown of the fabric of society”, the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, said. Speaking on the eve of the poll, with Labour hoping to make strong gains in London, McDonnell said that seven years of Conservative …

Mike Ashley reignites row over Sports Direct’s alive practices

Mike Ashley, the billionaire founder of Sports Direct, has resurrected the controversy over working conditions at his company’s Shirebrook warehouse by filing a complaint against the former MP who led the parliamentary inquiry into the retailer. The company has complained to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards about the conduct of Iain Wright, the former Labour …