Alison Millington, provided by Published 6:46 am CDT, Thursday, March 28, 2019 @jamesdozer Budget airline Wow Air halted operations on Thursday, stranding thousands of passengers. The 7-year-old Icelandic carrier, known for its bright purple planes and cheap prices, had been struggling with debt. In August 2017, we took an in-depth look at what it was like to fly on the now-failed airline. Budget airline Wow Air halted operations on Thursday, stranding thousands of passengers. The Icelandic carrier, which had been operating for seven years, became known for its bright purple planes and too-good-to-be-true ticket prices, including one-way tickets from the US to Europe for as little as $69.99 (£57). However, it had been struggling with debt. Read more: Wow Air just went bust in yet another blow to the struggling budget airline industry After that particular $69.99 sale was announced in 2017, we took a look at what it was really like to fly on the airline. Some of … [Read more...] about Wow Air, the budget airline that offered $69 flights from the US to Europe, has just collapsed. Here’s what it was like to fly on it.
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Dave Birkett Detroit Free Press Published 6:02 AM EDT Mar 15, 2019 Justin Coleman isn't taking his title as the NFL's highest-paid slot cornerback lightly. Coleman said he wasn't aware that his new contract with the Detroit Lions made him the highest paid inside cornerback in the NFL until someone told him earlier this week. Now that he knows, Coleman said, he's got a lot to live up to. "It’s definitely an honor for me to be considered the highest paid whatever, slot corner," Coleman said Thursday at his introductory news conference. "But it just leaves it for me to prove myself while I’m here and prove that I’m worth what I was given." The Lions officially signed Coleman to a four-year, $36 million deal on Thursday in part because they see him as being more than just a sub-package defender. Coleman was a part-time starter the last two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, and before that played both inside and outside cornerback as a backup with the New … [Read more...] about New Detroit Lions CB: Have to ‘prove that I’m worth what I was given’
Hosting world leaders and the public alike in the White House is a large part of presidential tradition. From a hungry mob grabbing at a block of cheese to kids’ parties (even a high school prom), the Executive Mansion has nearly seen it all. The White House contains one of the most important offices in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s all business inside. Social functions put on by presidents, first ladies, and their families, have been considered an important part of overall policy as A-list celebrities and private citizens are entertained inside America’s most famous house. See what it was like at some of the most iconic White House bashes in US history: President Andrew Jackson opened the East Room of the White House to the public so the people could enjoy a 1,400 lb block of cheese he was gifted by a dairy farmer two years earlier. Mobs were said to have hung around for days and caused extensive damage. Source: White House Historical Association, … [Read more...] about Giant blocks of cheese, prom, and party crashers: What it was like at 7 of the most iconic White House parties in US history
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band perform during a show at Oracle Arena, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 in Oakland, Calif. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band perform during a show at Oracle Arena, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 in Oakland, Calif., another stop in Seger's The Distance '83 tour. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out tour at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out tour at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out tour at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert during their Ride Out … [Read more...] about What song was Bob Seger humming from 1962 in ‘Night Moves’?
A woman told a jury she couldn't believe her eyes as she saw a mother-of-three being stabbed more than 30 times in a Hartlepool street. Pamela Redman witnessed Torbjorn Kettlewell stab Kelly Franklin before getting into a car alleged to be driven from the scene by Julie Wass. Kettlewell and Wass are jointly charged with Ms Franklin's murder in Hartlepool last August."I was walking my dog towards Oxford Road," Ms Redman told Teesside Crown Court."There was a man and a woman ahead, I thought they were carrying on."As I got closer I could see he was hitting her, there were others there, they were not reacting. "I walked closer, she was on the ground, and I could see he was stabbing her."I couldn't believe that was what I was seeing."Ms Redman said a red car pulled up."I thought they would help," added Ms Redman. "The man got up, went to the car, got in, and said 'get me out of here' or words to that effect. "I tried to get the registration number."Then I shouted to two men to ring … [Read more...] about ‘I couldn’t believe what I was seeing’: Witnesses tell of their horror after seeing Hartlepool mum stabbed to death