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An EgyptAir aircraft travelling from Paris to Cairo with 66 people on board has disappeared from radar 10 miles into Egyptian airspace./Picture by: Andrew Milligan / PA Wire/Press.

Briton on board missing EgyptAir jet

A plane travelling from Paris to Cairo that disappeared from radar with 66 people on board was carrying passengers from Egypt, France, Belgium, Algeria, Sudan, Chad, Portugal, Canada, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and a Briton, EgyptAir has said. The EgyptAir plane was 10 miles into Egyptian airspace when it disappeared at […]

Photo: Former Northumberland police solicitor Denise Aubrey arrives at North Tyneside Tribunal Court for her unfair dismissal tribunal. /Photo by: Picture by: Owen Humphreys / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Ex Northumbria Police legal boss ‘shared confidential information to bolster herself’

Ex Northumbria Police’s legal boss deliberately disclosed confidential information about a chief constable’s alleged affair to “bolster herself” in the eyes of colleagues, an employment tribunal has heard. Denise Aubrey, 54, was sacked for gross misconduct from her role as director of legal services at Northumbria Police in 2014. During […]

Reports of Newcastle Airport plane “bursting into flames” are false, Eastern Airways confirms

Reports of Newcastle Airport plane “bursting into flames” are false, Eastern Airways confirms

Reports of a plane “bursting into flames” earlier this morning at Newcastle Airport have turned out to be false. A couple of national tabloid newspapers claimed that a “plane ‘bursts into flames on runway as passengers are evacuated’” at Newcastle Airport. However, a spokesperson for Eastern Airways said: ‚ÄúShortly after […]

Sunderland’s Nissan is first carmaker in Europe to have built 50,000 EVs and batteries powering them

Sunderland’s Nissan is first carmaker in Europe to have built 50,000 EVs and batteries powering them

Nissan car plant in Sunderland has reached a new milestone, with the production of its 50,000th electric Nissan Leaf vehicle in Wearside. The company has become the first European carmaker with integrated battery manufacturing technology to reach 50,000 total, three years after the company¬†introduced electric vehicle and battery manufacturing to […]