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Op-Ed: School denies freedom of speech to former EDL leader

School children have been left disappointed after the Duchess’s Community High School in Alnwick, Northumberland cancelled a speaking engagement by former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson.

Hong Kong cancels over 400 flights due to typhoon Usagi

Hong Kong - Due to the severity of the oncoming typhoon Usagi, more than 400 flights have been cancelled from Hong Kong. Ferry services have also been suspended due to rough waters.

Toronto Mayor Ford cancels annual New Year's levee at city hall

Toronto - If you're one of the hundreds who want to personally meet and greet Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and other members of council at this year's New Year's levee event, you will not be able to. Ford, who is on vacation, cancelled the tradition.

Not just athletes in hot water for Twitter messages at Olympics

So far at the London Olympics, two athletes have been sent home for tweets considered racist, a boy was arrested for a "malicious" tweet about a British diver and a reporter had his Twitter account cancelled for criticizing NBC coverage of the games.

Stage collapse in Toronto kills 1, Radiohead concert cancelled Special

Toronto - A stage at Toronto's Downsview Park has collapsed, killing one and seriously injuring another. It was being set up for the big Radiohead concert later tonight, and the venue spokesperson announced the show is cancelled in light of the tragedy.

Strike at Brussels Airport affects flights

Brussel - The employees of one of the companies handling ground services at Brussels Airport are on a 24-hour strike. The flights of 39 airlines might be impacted.

New Pornographers show cancelled because of name

Calvin College cancelled a show by Canadian band The New Pornographers because of its name. They admitted that the band’s music was good, but said their name was impossible to explain to many people.

Wedding canceled when groom threatens to kill bride

Vintrosa - A wedding ceremony had to be cancelled on Saturday after the would-be groom threatened to kill the intended bride on the eve of their big day. Police who were summoned to the scene arrested the Groom after he struck the bride in their presence.

Kenya's flower sellers lose $2 million a day to flight crisis

Flower sellers in Kenya are losing an estimated USD 2 million a day as a result of the blanket cancellation of flights to Europe.

Ottawa police say they didn't shut Coulter down Special

Ottawa - As reports circulate indicating a speaking engagement by Ann Coulter was shut down over security concerns, Ottawa police are left scratching their heads. They say the event wasn't shut down, there was no riot and they know nothing about Facebook threats.

Ann Coulter cancels Ottawa talk over security concerns

Ottawa - After a controversial start to her three-stop Canadian tour, American right-wing commentator Ann Coulter had her Tuesday evening talk in Ottawa cancelled because of security concerns.

United States Postal Services Cancels Letters to Santa

The Grinch might have wanted to steal Christmas, but it was a registered sex offender who accomplished the mission, at least when it comes to the public helping out Santa Claus by answering his mail.

'Guiding Light' soap opera gets the curtain call

The 72-year history of the Guiding Light is about to end. The announcement came April 1 that the soap opera was not renewed by CBS for the fall.

Arlen, Texas Will Disappear From The Planet As We Say Farewell To The Hill Family

Now in its thirteenth year of success, 'King of the Hill' will soon be no more. FOX made the announcement late last week to pull what Time Magazine called one of the greatest shows of all time. A sad day for the state of Texas, for sure.

Woman's Shelter In Boston Nixes Sandra Bernhard From Annual Benefit List

If you think that comic bits used as a mask of extreme expression are free from consequence, think again. Sandra Bernhard was cut from an annual event in Boson for a woman's sanctuary after making her violence-inciting comment last month.

Writer's Strike Impact: Golden Globes Ceremony, Parties Cancelled

After much speculation and behind-the-scenes wrangling, the Golden Globe Award Ceremony (the annual honors bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association) has officially been cancelled.

Food Network Cancels Emeril Live

December 11th will be the last day for the hit Food Network series Emeril Live. But fear not fans of Emeril Legasse, as the show will continue on the network in the form of reruns.

Italian, football havac causes death

Matches are cancelled as fans and club bosses attempt to deal with the fallout.

Five Fabulous Failures that Failed to Find Fans

In Hollywood, you succeed fast or you get the boot. But what happens to the good ones that don't get a chance to shine? These are the top five television shows that never had a chance to find a fan base.

Pacific tsunami warnings cancelled

Tsunami advisories were issued then cancelled Saturday.

TV Time Slots: Rachel Ray & Tony Danza

Last night I read on the news ticker tape that Tony Danza verbally attacked Rachel Ray on her show....

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The flight line at Swartkops Air Force station stands empty following the cancellation of the SAAF a...
The flight line at Swartkops Air Force station stands empty following the cancellation of the SAAF air capability demonstration.