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Skaters take to the ice despite Monarch collapse

Earlier this month dozens of young ice skaters from Nottingham feared they wouldn't be able compete in a major international competition after the airline Monarch went bust.

They'd only booked their flights a week before, and lost thousands of pounds but thanks to donations from the public, they're back in the game, and headed for the heat of Southern Spain to battle it out on the ice.



Monarch officially opens new giant hangar

A view of the new giant maintenance hangar Credit: ITV News Central

A new hangar has been officially opened at Birmingham Airport by Monarch airline.

The giant 110,000 square-foot facility is capable of housing up to 10 narrow body aircraft, and is the only hangar in the UK capable of maintaining the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Engineers working on an engine Credit: ITV News Central
The hangar can hold up to 10 narrow-body planes Credit: ITV News Central
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