Five flights which were due to land at Manchester airport were diverted to Liverpool after a drone was spotted in the area.
Planes from Keflavik in Iceland, Copenhagen, Faro in Portugal, Barcelona and Southampton landed at John Lennon Airport between 12noon and 12.20pm while a police helicopter investigated the report of the sighting.
Passengers on the Flybe flight from Southampton and some on the Copenhagen plane were taken to Manchester by coach.
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Ankit Keshri, a former captain of the Bengal Under-19 team, died on Monday morning in Kolkata three days after a freakish accident on the cricket field. Keshri had collided with his team-mate Sourabh Mondal on Friday while attempting a catch and had been rushed to the hospital after he stopped breathing briefly. Though his condition improved, he eventually died of a cardiac arrest. Keshri was 20.
The incident occurred during a Cricket Association of Bengal’s Division 1 knockout match between East Bengal and Bhowanipore at the Jadavpur University Campus ground in Kolkata. Keshri, who was among the 30 India Under-19 probables for the World Cup in 2014, had actually come in as a substitute fielder.
Yup, Marco Rubio is a rock star politician. Now can he carry that image all the way to the White House?
Everything about Rubio—his policy prescriptions, his family history, his “youthful energy”—resonated with Devine. But what made Rubio his favorite speaker in a day of appearances from Republican 2016 contenders was something less tangible. “The most important thing,” Devine said, “is that he really loves his country.”
This sounds trite, but it’s cementing as a key piece of Rubio’s profile in the eyes of voters.
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Among the reasons why longtime Daily Show host Jon Stewart decided to leave the satirical news program is the upcoming presidential election.
Stewart made clear to the Guardian that it wasn’t that his show wasn’t working anymore — “It was more, ‘Yup, it’s working. But I’m not getting the same satisfaction’” — but rather he just didn’t see an election that would be “wildly different” from any of the previous ones he had covered.
“Honestly, it was a combination of the limitations of my brain and a format that is geared towards following an increasingly redundant process, which is our political process,” he said. Another plus of leaving? Not having to watch the news to keep up: “Watching these channels all day is incredibly depressing.”
Stewart, who began hosting the show in 1999, announced in February that he would leave the show at some point this year. He has a…
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