“I was deployed to Sudan after the witness’s speech”

Fraser McDougall (right) pictured with groom Craig Clark before the wedding and deployment announcement A Scottish diplomat has told how he was forced to join the UK government’s evacuation of Britons fleeing war-torn Sudan while attending his best friend’s wedding. Glasgow-born Fraser McDougall was part of the UK government’s operation to rescue more than 2,450 … Read more

Unresponsive small plane over Washington scrambles military plane, which later crashes in Virginia

WASHINGTON (AP) — A temperamental and unresponsive business jet that flew over the nation’s capital on Sunday afternoon prompted the military to scramble a fighter jet before the plane crashed in Virginia, officials said. . The fighter jet caused a loud sonic boom that was heard throughout the capital region. The Federal Aviation Administration said … Read more

Get ready for a bullish start to the week

By Jamie McGeever (Reuters) – A preview of the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever. Asian markets are poised for a strong start on Monday, extending last week’s upside momentum and growing risk appetite on growing hopes that the US economy is heading for a “soft landing” after the approval by Congress last … Read more

Sabalenka prepares for Svitolina’s French Open clash and boycotts the media

Sealed with a kiss: Aryna Sabalenka celebrates her win over Sloane Stephens Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka contested a politically charged French Open quarter-final with Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina on Sunday and immediately set the tone for the high-profile showdown by boycotting the Roland Garros media for the second time. Australian Open champion and world number two Sabalenka … Read more