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Angelina Jolie to Direct ‘Unreasonable Behaviour’, the Story of War Photographer Don McCullin

It’s been a few years since Angelina Jolie got behind the camera as a director. The last film she helmed was First They Killed My Father in 2017, but soon she’ll be working on another true story in Unreasonable Behaviour, the story of British war photographer Don McCullin. And this time she’ll be getting some help from another superstar actor, with Tom Hardy stepping up to produce. Based on Don McCullin’s autobiography published in 1992 (and updated in 2017), the film will tell the story of ...
Tags: Amazon, London, Movies, Drama, Berlin Wall, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Angelina-Jolie, Raf, Nikon, Don McCullin, Tom Hardy, Baker, True Story, north London, Dean Baker


Transgender struggle: 'I had to keep who I was secret'

Former RAF pilot Caroline Paige and other transgender campaigners detail their equality struggles.
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'I can't fail Mary': the bereaved man fighting for pregnant women threatened by Covid

Ernest Boateng lost his wife Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong shortly after the birth of their second child after she tested positive for coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Before the pandemic struck, Ernest Boateng and his wife, Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, were planning for the future. She was expecting their second child and – after her maternity leave – wanted to become a specialist diabetes nurse; Ernest hoped to join the RAF.But as the virus tore through the UK, Mary ...
Tags: Health, UK, Pregnancy, Society, UK News, NHS, Parents and parenting, Raf, Luton, Mary, Ernest, Dunstable, Coronavirus, Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, Ernest Boateng


How to let your wingman know you're peeing at 30,000 feet, and other advice from an F-35 pilot

US Air Force The F-35 is a marvel of engineering, but like other fighter jets, it's only as good as the pilot flying it. But pilots are human too, and sometimes flying a fighter jet is less like a video game and more like a long road trip at 30,000 feet. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Everybody knows fighter pilots are pretty cool: They fly supersonic jets, drop explosive ordnance, and wear awesome sunglasses. But pilots are human too, and sometimes flying a fighter j...
Tags: Florida, UK, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Britain, United States, Middle East, Arizona, Royal Navy, Raf, Air Force, US Navy, South Carolina, US Air Force, North Sea


627 Airline Pay Cuts

Airline pay cuts, prospective student pilots told to wait, proposed 737 MAX training requirements, the boat that Boeing sold, and a Brit is set to pilot Air Force One. Also, a holiday flying festival, the Kitty Hawk Flyers, an A-10 pilot receives the Distinguished Flying Cross, an upcoming electric air speed record attempt, and New Zealand’s first electric airplane. Aviation News Dutch Airline Pilots Association VNV signs commitment clause KLM pilots agreed to accept pay cuts that allow t...
Tags: A-10, US, New Zealand, Aviation, Raf, Air Force, Balpa, KLM, Faa, Boeing, Christchurch, Nz, Transportation Security Administration, Air New Zealand, Royce, Cathay Pacific


CS Score: Bride of Frankenstein and El Camino’s Dave Porter & Thomas Golubić

CS Score: Bride of Frankenstein and El Camino’s Dave Porter & Thomas Golubić Hey there, soundtrack lovers! We’ve got another great batch of film score features for you to check out. First, we preview a track from the upcoming soundtrack to The Umbrella Academy 2, followed by a look at Waxwork Records’ fantastic new The Bride of Frankenstein vinyl soundtrack, an interview with renowned composer/producer Reinhold Heil and, finally, an interview with composer Dave Porter and series music superv...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad, Hollywood, Movies, California, Berlin Wall, Dave, Netflix, Soundtrack, Deutschland, Raf, Mel Brooks, Wall, Abbott, Thomas


These Air Force F-15 fighter jets in England are going all out for Halloween

US Air Force Members of the US Air Force's 492nd Fighter Squadron, base at RAF Lakenheath in England, decked their F-15 fighters out with portraits of famous movie and comic book villains. Elaborate paint jobs are nothing new for fighter jets, but the nose art put on display this week was part of a Halloween-themed contest the base is conducting to find out which is the crowd favorite. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When it comes to Halloween costumes, few Air Force u...
Tags: Facebook, Halloween, UK, England, Isis, Iraq, Trends, Syria, Raf, Jordan, Air Force, US Air Force, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, Vlad, Ray Finkle, F-15


Jewellery stolen from dying woman's Loughborough home

A gold engagement ring and an RAF insignia brooch are among the items taken by burglars.
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Used Coronavirus tests handed to testees in UK

The good news for folks in Birmingham, England, is that the government is handing out coronavirus tests door-to-door. The bad news is the swabs are suspiciously moist. Volunteers and RAF personnel distributed kits to households in those areas on Tuesday. Ms Dunne said she had been told to complete the test within 15 minutes and the team would then return to collect it. — Read the rest
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Bomb explodes underwater in Poland, 75 years after British air raid – video

A British bomb left over from the second world war has been detonated in Poland. The 5,400kg Tallboy bomb was dropped by the RAF in 1945 during an attack on a German cruiser. It was rediscovered in September 2019 during works to deepen a waterway near the port of Szczecin. Navy divers from Poland had rigged a small explosion to disarm the bomb but instead it went off. There were no injuries. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Poland, Raf, Szczecin Navy


WW2 bomb explodes underwater in Poland during attempt to defuse it – video

A British bomb left over from the second world war has been detonated in Poland. The 5,400kg Tallboy bomb was dropped by the RAF in 1945 during an attack on a German cruiser. It was rediscovered in September 2019 during works to deepen a waterway near the port of Szczecin. Navy divers from Poland had rigged a small explosion to disarm the bomb but instead it went off. There were no injuries. Continue reading...
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Bomb explodes underwater in Poland, 75 years after British air raid

A British bomb left over from the second world war has been detonated in Poland. The 5,400kg Tallboy bomb was dropped by the RAF in 1945...
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Poland's largest WW2 bomb explodes during attempt to defuse it

The RAF dropped the "earthquake" bomb in a raid in 1945 which sank the German cruiser Lützow.
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Polish divers tackle massive British WW2 bomb in Baltic

A 5.4-tonne RAF bomb dropped in 1945 lies at the bottom of a busy Baltic shipping canal.
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America's increasingly busy bombers are sending a nuclear message to Russia and China

US Air Force airmen prepare a US Air Force B-52H for take off during Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, at RAF Fairford, England, October 23, 2019. US Air Force/Airman 1st Class Duncan C. Bevan The US bomber fleet has been increasingly active, flying closer and closer to sensitive areas over Europe and the Pacific. Those flights are meant to show Moscow and Beijing what the US is capable of, but increasingly provocative flights come with higher risks, writes Michael T. Klare, professor emeritu...
Tags: Europe, England, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Navy, Washington, China, Russia, Defense, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Department Of Defense, Syria, Taiwan


The horror of the air war, in one stark map

Despite Göring's assurances they wouldn't get through, Allied bombers rained destruction on Germany in World War II.This 1947 map takes stock of the devastation: Berlin and Hamburg half destroyed, some smaller cities wiped out.The history of the air war over Germany is a chilling reminder of the peculiar horror of mechanized warfare. Demoralising the enemy "If just one English bomber reaches the Ruhr, my name is no longer Hermann Göring, but Hermann Meier," the Luftwaffe commander boasted in Au...
Tags: Europe, Maps, London, Germany, Berlin, History, War, Cologne, Britain, Royal Air Force, Innovation, Raf, Hitler, Richard Harris, Coventry, Usaf


Stuart King obituary

In the aftermath of the second world war, my friend Stuart King, who has died aged 98, believed that aircraft could be used for peace rather than war. As an RAF engineer he was able to put that belief into practice by helping to create Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), a Christian missionary organisation that also acts as a humanitarian air service, flying life-saving supplies into countries that need them.Stuart was born in Wandsworth, south London, to Alfred Sendall-King, a telephone engineer...
Tags: London, Africa, Normandy, Air transport, Christianity, Sudan, Raf, Cardiff, Stuart, Wandsworth, Mission Aviation Fellowship MAF, Stuart King, Alfred Sendall King, Hetty White, Cardiff Technical College, University of Wales Enrolling


Land speed record attempt: Driver dies at Elvington airfield

A fatal accident occurs during attempts to break the speed record at a former RAF base near York.
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BBC Radio Lincolnshire recreates Home song

Radio Lincolnshire has created its biggest choir yet to help mark Lincolnshire Day and the station’s 40th birthday. The station is bringing together the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Scouting for Girls and more than 100 voices from across the county. Together, and with help from the charity Up For Arts they have recorded a special version of the Scouting for Girls song ‘Home’. Everyone recorded their part in isolation, but they’ve been mixed together and combined with Lincolnshire scenes to pro...
Tags: Videos, Radio, Raf, Lincolnshire, Red Arrows, Station News, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Radio Lincolnshire, The North of England, The East of England, Radio Lincolnshire, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Scouting for Girls, Charlie Partridge BBC Radio Lincolnshire, BBC Philharmonic Scouting for Girls


Priti Patel 'asked Home Office to explore sending asylum seekers to island in the south Atlantic'

Priti Patel ordered officials to explore building an asylum processing centre on a remote volcanic island in the south Atlantic - more than 4,000 miles from the UK, it has been reported. Home Office officials were instructed to look into the feasibility of transferring asylum seekers arriving in the UK to a centre on Ascension Island, a British overseas territory, according to the Financial Times. Another option said to have been considered was to construct an asylum centre on St Helena, another...
Tags: UK, News, Atlantic, Falkland Islands, Home Office, Raf, Waterloo, Napoleon, Foreign Office, St Helena, Ascension Island, Priti Patel, Financial Times Another


A risk of thunderstorms prevented Dutch F-35s from escorting US B-52 bombers during a mission in August

Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35 fighters in formation with a B-52H as part of a Bomber Task Force Europe mission titled Allied Sky, August 28, 2020. US Air Force/Master Sgt. Burt Traynor The Dutch air force said its F-35s would take part in a one-day exercise with US bombers last month, but the risk of a thunderstorm forced it to cancel the participation. The risk is related to an issue with the F-35's fuel system, a design fault that could cause the jet to explode if struck by lightning, t...
Tags: Europe, Greece, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Canada, United States, Nato, Italy, Portugal, Marine Corps, Poland, Belgium, Wisconsin


Russia releases video of its fighter jets intercepting a US B-1B bomber over the Bering Sea

US Air Force Russian MiG-31s and Su-35S escorted a US B-1B bomber in international airspace over the Northern Pacific Ocean as it "approached" Russia's airspace. US Air Force bombers have been busy in the air over Eastern Europe and around Alaska in recent months, amid heightened tensions between Russia and its neighbors in NATO. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On September 15, 2020, the Russian MoD released the news and video about the intercept of a B-1B Lancer bombe...
Tags: Europe, England, Texas, Russia, US, Trends, Ukraine, Nato, South Dakota, Alaska, Crimea, Raf, Pacific, US Air Force, Arctic Ocean, Russian Federation


Fife-based RAF jets scrambled to supersonic bombers

The quick reaction alert incident was the second in days for the Leuchars-based crews.
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RAF intercepts Russian aircraft off Scottish coast

The RAF Typhoons, which are currently operating from Leuchars in Fife, made the interception.
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Two men released without charge after RAF jets intercept flight to UK

Suspicious object found on Ryanair plane from Vienna on Sunday was a mobile phoneTwo men detained after a Ryanair flight to the UK was intercepted by RAF fighter jets have been released without charge after a suspicious object left in the toilet was found to be a mobile phone.A 34-year-old Kuwaiti national and a 48-year-old Italian were held by officers from the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) after their flight landed at Stansted airport shortly after 7pm on Sunday. Continue read...
Tags: UK, UK News, Vienna, Air transport, Ryanair, UK security and counter-terrorism, Raf, Stansted airport, Stansted, Eastern Region Special Operations Unit ERSOU


Australian pilots drafted to help fly UK drones over Syria and Iraq

RAF crew shortage and concerns over stresses of piloting deadly aircraft behind MoD moveAustralian airforce pilots and private contractors are being drafted in to help fly UK armed Reaper drones over Syria and Iraq amid shortages in RAF crew and concern over the stresses of piloting deadly unmanned aircraft.Their presence allows the RAF to deploy its trained pilots more efficiently on combat missions and helps plug the crew shortages that are deemed to be the greatest risk to the UK’s £1.1bn fut...
Tags: UK, Iraq, UK News, World news, Australia news, Syria, Military, Royal Air Force, Raf, Drones (military


RAF jets diverted due to bad weather at Kinloss

The Typhoons were meant to land in Kinloss in Moray but flew to Coningsby in Lincolnshire and Stornoway in Lewis.
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UK suspends military training for Hong Kong police force

End of cooperation ‘because of pandemic’ comes as extent of similar British contracts with foreign forces starts to emergeThe government has barred UK military personnel from training the Hong Kong police force and two other organisations amid worsening relations with China.Both the army and the RAF run limited drill instructor programmes for Hong Kong’s police force, its Government Flying Service and its Sea Cadet Corps, but these have now been put on hold, the Ministry of Defence told the Obse...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, China, UK News, World news, Military, Asia Pacific, Ministry Of Defence, Raf, Observer Continue, Sea Cadet Corps


UK halts military training for Hong Kong police as relations with China decline

End of cooperation ‘because of pandemic’ comes as extent of similar British contracts with foreign forces emergesThe government has barred UK military personnel from training the Hong Kong police force and two other organisations amid worsening relations with China.Both the army and the RAF run limited drill instructor programmes for Hong Kong’s police force, its Government Flying Service and its Sea Cadet Corps, but these have now been put on hold, the Ministry of Defence told the Observer. Con...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, China, UK News, World news, Military, Asia Pacific, Ministry Of Defence, Raf, Observer Continue, Sea Cadet Corps


CMSAF Wright looks back

As he approaches retirement, Wright examines his tenure as CMSAF By Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett / Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs The 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force carries a smile with confidence, which reflects his easy nature of engaging everyone wherever he goes. Who would have expected young dental technician Kaleth O. Wright in 1989 to one day become that man? When he started...
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