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Paul Farnes, one of the last remaining Battle of Britain fighter pilots who helped protect the U.K. during World War II, has died. He was 101.
A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline.
Britain’s Royal Air Force said Monday that two of its jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days to intercept Russian aircraft.
In fall 1944, Fred Carter, an enlistee in the Royal Air Force stationed at a base in Calgary, Alberta, spent his leave time in Spokane. Two women, housemates in their 50s, opened their home to Carter and another airman. Carter is now 85. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland, in Canada. He battled colon cancer in 2008, and more colon troubles put him in the hospital in January. Time may or may not be running short for Carter, but he feels some urgency in telling this story of extreme hospitality. Memorial Day weekend seemed the ideal time to do so.
What a shame that Dan Surean didn’t live to see his lovely Mary finally become a U.S. citizen on Tuesday. “He would be absolutely in a joy world,” said Mary Surean, from Bedford, England, who at age 86 joined 44 other immigrants in taking the Oath of Citizenship before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia Imbrogno in Spokane.
What a shame that Dan Surean didn’t live to see his lovely Mary finally become a U.S. citizen today.