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Globally confused tourists 11806 miles off track

A South African couple promised "splendid" views of the bustling Eastbourne pier from the Majestic Hotel couldn't understand why it wasn't on their GPS – until they realised they were about 19,000 k

Pakistani officers “mistaken for terrorists” kicked off the plane

The eight officers, led by a two-star Navy rear admiral, were on their way to a meeting at US Central Command.

Somali pirates mistake warship for commercial vessel

NAIROBI – Somali pirates attempted to storm the French navy's 18,000 tonne flagship in the Indian Ocean after mistaking it for a cargo vessel, the French military said on Wednesday.

Israeli jets scramble to escort Delta flight

JERUSALEM – Israeli fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Delta Air Lines plane flying from New York to Tel Aviv after the pilot activated a hijacking alert by mistake.

Aer Lingus succumbs after taking heavy flak

Customers of Aer Lingus have come up trumps as the airline has agreed to offer them bargain-priced flights after it had mistakenly sold business class seats at a knock-down rate on its website.