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The UK's most delayed airlines revealed

BBC News

Air Transat, Icelandair and Norwegian Air Shuttle are the least punctual airlines in Britain, research from Which? has found. The consumer group analysed landing times for 850,000 flights at 25 UK airports and found that on average only 75% of all flights arrived on time. Dutch airline KLM was the most punctual carrier, followed by Qatar Airways. Air Transat was the most tardy, with only 55% of flights landing within 15 minutes of their planned arrival time. Icelandair and Norwegian were not much better, with on-time performance rates of 56% and 60%, respectively.

Kim Jong-un attends South Korean concert in Pyongyang

Al Jazeera

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju have joined hundreds of people who watched South Korea's K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang for the first time in more than a decade. The concert on Sunday was delayed by 80 minutes after Kim made the decision to attend the event in the North Korean unexpectedly, the Korea Herald reported. About 120 dancers, musicians, technicians and martial artists arrived in Pyongyang on Saturday for two concerts - in a reciprocal visit after the North sent athletes to the Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang. Sunday's concert will be followed by another one on Tuesday, the latter will be a joint North-South performance. Kim shook hands with each South Korean musician and told the group that he wished for another joint concert of the Koreas in the autumn in Seoul, according to the Herald.

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Michael Strahan: What time does he launch into space on Jeff Bezos' rocket and how can you watch?

The Independent - Tech

Blue Origin is set to launch another set of private tourists into space – including one of its most famous passengers yet. Michael Strahan, the former footballer turned TV presenter, will be part of a six-strong set of passengers who will blast off on a Blue Origin rocket this weekend. Here's all the important details on the trip, including when you should watch and how. Saturday's liftoff is expected at 8.45am local central time, or 1.45pm GMT. The broadcast will probably start about 90 minutes before that.