Strike action at British Airways continues today with little sign of a breakthrough.
Talks between BA management and the Unite union ended last night with little sign of a resolution.
Members of Unite stayed on strike today for the fourth day of a five-day walkout, with another five-day stoppage due to start on Saturday.
Talks were adjourned after six hours.
Rosary beads ban on hold
A US judge has ordered a school to reinstate a 13-year-old boy who was suspended for wearing rosary beads, pending a hearing on whether his civil rights were violated.
Oneida Middle School officials in New York contend Raymond Hosier violated a ban on gang clothing, as rosary beads are sometimes worn as gang symbols. The boy says he wears the rosary in memory of his younger brother, who died in a bicycle accident.
Marathon man took short cut
A runner believed to have recorded the fastest London Marathon time for over-65s took a 10-mile short cut.
Anthony Gaskell crossed the line in three hours and five minutes during April's event.
The 69-year-old grandfather, from Wirral, Merseyside, was to receive a plaque until he was reported as saying he cut a chunk from the course.