Spain's Swiftair says it has lost contact with plane en route to Algiers
Algerian aviation official confirms the crash of an Air Algerie operated flight owned by the Spanish private company Swiftair, carrying 110 passengers and six crew from Burkina Faso. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Smartphone app helps non-Arabic speaking Muslims read the Koran
A smartphone application translates the Koran from Arabic to Bahasa Indonesia by scanning through codes at the bottom of each line, a technology that aims to encourage a younger generation of non-Arabic speakers to become more familiar with Islam's holy book. Jim Drury has more.
Gaza death toll tops 700, U.S. lifts ban on flights
A U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv is lifted, while a truce between the Jewish state and Hamas Palestinian fighters remains elusive as the death toll rises above 700. Jillian Kitchener reports.
In June 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Academy Award nominee Bill Murray) and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the King and Queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson, in upstate New York – the first-ever visit of a reigning English monarch to America. With Britain facing imminent war with Germany, the Royals are desperately looking to FDR for support. But international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR’s domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal weekend an unforgettable one. Seen through the eyes of Daisy (Academy Award nominee Laura Linney), Franklin’s neighbour and intimate, the weekend will produce not only a special relationship between two great nations, but, for Daisy – and through her, for us all – a deeper understanding of the mysteries of love and friendship.
In 24hrs Will Shaw’s family will be dead.
Armed with a gun, but no information, distraught, confused and alone in an unfamiliar city, Will (HENRY CAVILL) is forced to piece together the puzzle of his missing family.
Unwittingly embroiled in a Government conspiracy with agents from all sides hot on his tail, an unrelenting chase across the streets of Madrid intensifies and Will is forced to question everything he has ever known in order to stay alive long enough to rescue his family… but is there anyone left he can trust?
Starring super British talent HENRY CAVILL (Immortals) alongside Hollywood action legends BRUCE WILLIS (Die Hard) and SIGOURNEY WEAVER (Avatar), THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY is an adrenaline fuelled action thriller from director MABROUK EL MECHRI.
THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY will be released on April 6th.