Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary blasts government lockdowns as traffic falls 80%
LONDON — Ryanair said Monday it will operate a "significantly reduced flying scheduled" in the next six months compared to its original expectations as governments across Europe tighten social restrictions. The statement comes just two days after the U.K. government announced a second lockdown in England starting on November 5. Last week, the French and German governments also put forward plans for a second nationwide lockdown. "The WHO (World Health Organization) themselves confirmed that lockdowns should be the last option, lockdowns are essentially a failure," Michael O'Leary, CEO of Ryanair told CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" on Monday. Ryanair also experienced an 80% fall in the number of customers in those six months.cnbc.com
IndyCar's next wave proving kids are more than all right
Two-time and defending champ Josef Newgarden, who won the second race of the Iowa doubleheader, has yet to turn 30. Pagenaud, who like Newgarden drives for Team Penske, won the first Iowa race on Friday night. The natural ebb and flow of sports dictates there must be a wave of youngsters waiting to replace them. Not surprisingly, Ferrucci was fired by his Trident Racing team. Take the doubleheader this weekend, where Herta and VeeKay were in contention Friday night before a caution flag waved.
The Who is coming back to Houston; Here is what you need to know
HOUSTON – The Who is coming back to Houston! After their disappointing show in September – when the concert was canceled eight songs in because lead singer Roger Daltrey lost his voice – the band promised they would be back, and they are following through on their word. New information on the Toyota Center website showed that the rescheduled concert will be held on Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.Tickets start as low as $35 a ticket for seats in the nosebleeds and up to over $1,300 for floor seats, according to the website. The band promised to honor all tickets from the abbreviated show, but the Toyota Center does not have any information about what previous ticket holders should do, or if those tickets will actually be honored. For more information on the concert, tickets or other questions visit the Toyota Center Website or call 1-866-446-8849.
Rock tragedy: Music superstars, small suburb forever linked
John Hutchins was playing an acoustic set at a nearby venue in December 2009 and dedicated songs such as The Who's "Love Ain't For Keeping" to those who died at the concert. Hutchins was at The Who concert; he skipped school that day, got to the coliseum nearly seven hours early to be among the first in line, and got close enough to the stage to see The Who's song list.chicagotribune.com
The Who lead singer Roger Daltrey loses his voice in middle of Houston concert
HOUSTON - Fans of The Who left the Toyota Center earlier than expected Wednesday night after the band had to cut their concert short. About eight songs into their performance, lead singer Roger Daltrey lost his voice. Fans told KPRC 2 the concert was great while it lasted but it's unfortunate that it ended so soon. On stage, the band promised to come back and honor all tickets from the abbreviated show. Simon Townshend, younger brother to The Who guitarist Pete Townshend, is traveling with the band and apologized to fans online.
The Who postpones Houston concert in middle of show
Roger Daltrey voice is gone. pic.twitter.com/Co1Mcoi19i Toyota Center (@ToyotaCenter) September 26, 2019EMBED >More News Videos Fans in Tulsa became angry after rapper Travis Scott announced he was posting his show due to technical production issues. The singer decided he could not continue, so the concert was over.Townshend promised The Who would come back to Houston. Hang on to them," Townshend said.Eyewitness News spoke with several other fans who left the concert feeling let down. Tickets will be valid for the new event date, unless told otherwise.You can also get a refund if you can't make the new date.abc13.com
Britney Spears honored by Las Vegas
Britney Spears honored by Las Vegas The city of Las Vegas is honoring Britney Spears with a day dedicated to her. Spears is in the middle of a two-year deal as a resident performer in Sin City. Also, The Who celebrated its 50-year anniversary with an album and a tour. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment headlines.cbsnews.com