Stoush over emergency powers was necessary and refreshing

The longer Victoria's state of emergency operates, the stricter the scrutiny of the powers it confers must be. People wearing masks on Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne.Credit:Jason South There are sound reasons why leaders and senior officials under Victoria’s public health regime possess significant powers during a state of emergency. But this week's debate about a […]

EasyJet plane makes emergency return after mid-air bird strike

EasyJet plane makes emergency return to Liverpool after hitting a bird in mid-air Aircraft was on its way to Jersey when it had to make a diversion and head back Two ambulances were called to John Lennon Airport as part of the response Fire crews were alerted for a ‘potential emergency’ landing but later stood […]

Emergency landing after flight passenger threatens to kill everyone

Alaska Airlines flight makes an emergency landing in Seattle after passenger threatens to ‘kill everybody on this plane unless you accept Jesus was a black man’ Video shows the man moving through the cabin of Flight 422 bound for Chicago O’ Hare yelling that he is going to ‘kill everybody’ and to just ‘accept it’ […]