Heathrow third runway ruled illegal over climate change

Appeal court says decision to give go-ahead not consistent with Paris agreement Plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport have been ruled illegal by the court of appeal because ministers did not adequately take into account the governments commitments to tackle the climate crisis. The ruling is a major blow to the project at a time when public concern about the climate emergency is rising fast and the government has set a target in law of net zero emissions …

Iran plane crash: drone collision and terrorism being explored

Ukraine investigators also cite engine failure and Russian missile among possible causes A senior Ukrainian security official has said his countrys investigators will explore a range of possible reasons why one of its passenger jets killing all 176 a Facebook post on Thursday. Some members of the investigative team had been involved in the probe into the 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine by Russian-armed rebels, Danilov added. We will use all our best practices …