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2008-09-26 18:00:39

THE UK's main air traffic control centre was back to full operation last night after engineers fixed a computer glitch that saw scores of flights cancelled and delayed.

2008-09-26 18:00:39

THE UK's main air traffic control centre suffered a computer glitch last night that saw scores of flights cancelled and delayed. The problem started just before 4pmwhen a fault occurred at one of the systems at Swanwick Air Traffic Control Centre in Hampshire.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.