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Manchester Airport power issue leads to flight delays


Britain's Manchester Airport said on Sunday it is working on fixing a fuel supply problem at the airport that was caused by a power issue, leading to flight delays.

European mainstream politicians see hope in downfall of Austrian far right leader 19 May 2019

VIENNA Politicians from Europe's mainstream parties called on voters to stand against the far right, after a video sting brought down the leader of Austria's Freedom Party, hurting the momentum of nationalists days before a European parliamentary election. | Video

London office building at post Brexit referendum high - Deloitte 12:09am BST

LONDON New office building in central London is at a three-year high, with 13.2 million square feet of space under construction, up 12% on the figure six months ago, Deloitte Real Estate's London Office Crane Survey said on Monday.

May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop, nothing new on customs - paper 1:08am BST

British Prime Minister Theresa May's new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday.

Rocket fired into Iraqi capital's 'Green Zone', no casualties 1:04am BST

BAGHDAD A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said.

Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalate 19 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen.

Snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp to mock U.S. president in Britain, protesters say 12:22am BST

LONDON A blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby will fly outside Britain's parliament when the U.S. president makes a state visit next month if protesters can raise 30,000 pounds ($38,000) for advocacy groups.

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist - source 1:07am BST

NEW YORK Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world. | Video

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict 12:53am BST

RIYADH U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war. | Video