Year: 2016

A66 eastbound between A685 and A67 near Bowes | Eastbound | Overturned Vehicle

Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 01:15 and 01:30 on 24 December 2016. Previous Reason : Following an earlier accident involving an overturned vehicle. Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A685 and the A1 . Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 24 December 2016. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed. Reason : Clearing the scene of an overturned vehicle. Latest Traffic Incidents for England

Libya Malta hijack: Hijackers arrested as drama ends peacefully

The hijackers of a Libyan jet with 118 people aboard are arrested at Malta International Airport. BBC News – Home

U.S. housing, consumer confidence data bolster economic outlook

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New U.S. single-family home sales rose more than expected in November and consumer sentiment hovered near a 13-year high this month, strengthening the view that the economy will gain further momentum next year. President-elect Donald Trump's plan to cut taxes and increase infrastructure spending is expected to boost economic growth, though it already has sparked a surge in mortgage rates that could hurt the housing market in the long term. Business News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Transcript: NPR’s Interview With CIA Director John Brennan

In a wide-ranging interview, NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly asks CIA director John Brennan about the incoming Trump administration, Russian interference in the U.S. election and the future of Syria. (Image credit: Ariel Zambelich/NPR) News : NPR

Putin Shrugs off Trump’s Tweet On Expanding U.S. Nuclear Capability

During his annual news conference, Russia’s leader also addressed accusations of Kremlin meddling in the U.S. election by saying Democrats “are trying to blame all their failures on external factors.” (Image credit: Pavel Golovkin/AP) News : NPR

Berlin attacker Anis Amri killed in Milan

Italian police shoot dead Berlin attacker Anis Amri near a Milan train station after he opened fire. BBC News – Home