When two men and a dog had to be helped from a vehicle after it became stuck while trying to cross a ford in North Yorkshire, Andy Creasey, from the fire service, tweeted: "I had one question only... why did you attempt this? The response was 'my sat-nav said this way'. … [Read more...] about Storm Dennis: Why do drivers keep misjudging flooded fords?
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Air traffic booming around the world What's in store for us? Here you are: beds for tired travelers, massagers and generous legroom, childcare services and a bar plus shower cabinets to make you feel alright. This is what passengers hope they will see on board in the not-too-distant future. Should this become a reality, passenger numbers are bound to soar further. … [Read more...] about Ryanair’s German-based pilots vote to strike
Writing in a scientific paper titled 'Infections on Cruise Ships', disease expert Dr Vivek Kak, from Jackson, Michigan, said: 'The isolated environment of a cruise ship, with close interaction between a vast [group] of individuals, increases the risk of a passenger being exposed to various respiratory secretions and, potentially, to infectious respiratory viruses. … [Read more...] about Evacuation flight carrying 32 British and European passengers evacuated from the coronavirus-riddled Diamond Princess takes off with less than HALF of the 78 UK nationals trapped on the cruise ship as officials admit some have refused to get on plane
A third crew member was forced to leave the vessel when his wife died of cancer. He was repatriated to Bangladesh with the help of the Sailors' Society, although he it did not make it home in time for the funeral. The charity continues to supply essentials such as food, fishing equipment and medicine to the remaining two crew members. … [Read more...] about Abandoned seafarers: Hungry, penniless and far from home
Passengers and crew members were moving freely between the green zone, which is supposedly infection-free, and the virus-hit red zone People were eating together and sharing living quarters before test results showed whether they were infected or notToo many people were not wearing protective clothing, including medical and cruise staff There was no professional infection control specialist on board … [Read more...] about More than 500 new coronavirus cases are detected in PRISONS across China, fuelling fears about the virus’s ability to spread – as Iran confirms two more deaths and Israel and Lebanon announce their first cases