United Airlines apologizes after a disabled passenger was forced to crawl off a flight

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United Airlines has issued an apology after a passenger with cerebral palsy was forced to crawl off of one of its planes due to a mixup that left him without a wheelchair.

After a five-hour flight from San Francisco to Washington last week, D’Arcee Neal was forced to crawl his way off a United Airlines flight when there was no specialized wheelchair waiting to help him disembark.

Neal was repeatedly told by flight attendants to wait for a wheelchair to arrive. He had already waited over 15 minutes for other passengers to disembark, and now the wait for a wheelchair had taken another 15 minutes Read more…

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Manchester United footballer suing toymakers for making lookalike Nazi doll with his name

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LONDON — Manchester United footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger is suing a Hong Kong-based company for creating a Nazi doll that he says looks exactly like him.

The German solider figurine — which comes decked in full military regalia and carrying army supplies — is also named Bastian, but the makers claim any resemblance is merely coincidental.

A spokesperson for Schweinsteiger, who plays in midfield for Man U and Germany, confirmed to the Daily Mail on Thursday they had taken legal action against the dolls and were doing “everything in our power” to stop their sale. Read more…

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