Jet suit: British inventor flies letter to Isle of Wight

A British inventor has taken up the challenge to deliver a letter across open water through donning a jet engine-powered suit, 85 years after the idea of rocket post failed.

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Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas slammed by category five storm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe category five storm has hit the Bahamas Hurricane Dorian has made landfall in the north-west Bahamas as a monster category five

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Hezbollah fires rockets into Israel from Lebanon

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Images have emerged purportedly showing smoke rising above Lebanon’s Maroun al-Ras village after Israeli strikes The Lebanese Shia militant group, Hezbollah, has fired several anti-tank

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French air traffic control ‘outage’ delays UK flights

Image copyright EPA Some flights to and from the UK are facing delays because of problems affecting French air traffic control. British Airways said an “outage” had affected flights travelling

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Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert killed in Belgium crash

Hubert was part of Renault’s young driver programme Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert has been killed in a crash at the Belgian Grand Prix, motorsport’s governing body the FIA has

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Texas shootings: Random gun attacks leave five dead

Image copyright Reuters Image caption People were evacuated from a cinema in Odessa following the shootings A mass shooting in the US state of Texas has left at least five

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