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Council says people should not give money to rough sleepers in street
What’s the best way to support the homeless? Conservative-run Gloucester City Council have drawn criticism for a poster campaign urging people not to give loose change to people in the street, but to donate to established homeless charities ins...


Tracey Crouch on her role as Loneliness Minister
As many as nine million of us in this country always or often feel lonely, according to a report published last month by the Jo Cox Commission. Amongst the elderly, as many as one in ten pensioners say they’ve not had regular contact or convers...


Legal battle over revealing prostitution convictions to employers
A group of women has gone to the High Court to fight for the right not to have to reveal to potential employers their past convictions for prostitution. They argue the law, which says they must disclose their convictions, discriminates against them a...


Is Momentum losing momentum outside Westminster?
The grassroots movement Momentum has dominated the national Labour party for two years, fanning the flames of adoration for Jeremy Corbyn and, just this week, winning a majority of the seats on the party’s national executive committee. But desp...


Kwasi Kwarteng on Carillion: ‘Taxpayers will not be liable for losses’
Labour MP and chair of the Business Committee, Rachel Reeves, and Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor, discuss Carillion.

Albania Economy

Fri, 06 May 2016 17:35:20 +0000
Albanian twins absolved from charges for theft, police could not identify the culprit among them
Albanian twins arrested last year in Italy for multiple burglary were absolved from charges because experts summoned by the court could not identify who among them was the culprit, Italian media reported. “Police had found traces of DNA in a luxury...

Fri, 06 May 2016 09:36:31 +0000
Surrounded by Rising Waters, Villagers Protest “Ridiculous” Compensation
The Albanian Banja Hydro-Power plant is almost finished, but some villagers forced to abandon their homes in the project’s wake lament unfair treatment and meager compensation for their property. Bardha Nergjoni BIRN Gramsh    Rrahime Çarçiu, 7...

Thu, 05 May 2016 22:30:06 +0000
Party leaders in Albania under pressure over justice reform
US and EU Ambassadors stage showdown demanding fast approval of the much delayed constitutional reform that aims to clear out country’s justice system from corruption and political interference. Two most important ambassadors in Albania, Donald Lu ...

Thu, 05 May 2016 13:18:02 +0000
Asylum in Albania? No Thanks! Syrian Refuges Refuse Albania Offer
About 16 Syrian refugees caught by Albania police on Wednesday near the border with Greece, had refused the offer to apply for political asylum in Albania, local media announced. The refugees, part of the group that was blocked in the border between ...

Thu, 05 May 2016 12:44:35 +0000
US, EU Warn Albania Against Judicial Reform Delay
In strongly-worded remarks, the US and EU ambassadors to Tirana said constitutional changes to reform Albania’s flawed justice system must be adopted quickly and a failure to act would have consequences. Gjergj Erebara BIRN Tirana EU ambassador...

Andover Advertiser

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:26:01 +0000
Thruxton playing fields "deliberately targeted" in act of vandalism
Damage caused to goal posts at Thruxton playing fields has been condemned as “mindless violence” by the parish council chairman.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:26:11 +0000
Business group donates £500 to help young carers in Andover
A BUSINESS networking group has made a donation to a good cause.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:24:18 +0000
Andover company's blog up for national award
A WEB design and digital marketing agency based at East Street has been shortlisted as a finalist in a national awards scheme.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:09:20 +0000
Army housing plans 'continue as normal' despite collapse of construction firm
PLANS to build hundreds of new homes for servicemen and their families will not be affected by the collapse of the construction company tasked to build them, it has been announced today.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:25:07 +0000
Falklands War veteran backs Enham Trust Make A Will campaign
AN ANNUAL campaign has returned with the backing of a Falklands War veteran.

Anphoblacht

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:45:36 +0000
Government must ensure fairness for Section 39 Agency Workers says Gerry Adams TD
Sinn Féin President, Gerry Adams TD, has advised Tánaiste Simon Coveney that his government must act soon to set up a process for pay restoration for the staff of Section 39 agencies, in the Dáil this afternoon.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:47:30 +0000
Sinn Féin motion to tackle trolley crisis passed in the Dáil
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that Fine Gael will not oppose a Sinn Féin Dáil motion which proposes practical solutions to the trolley and overcrowding crisis in our hospitals. As a result the motion has been passed in the Dáil.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:01:50 +0000
Sinn Féin in government won't be more of the same - John Finucane
In this article, Sinn Féin's John Finucane hits out at the lazy narrative peddled by some about Sinn Féin and states clearly Sinn Féin's position on delivering good government for all based on equality.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:40:49 +0000
Barry McElduff resigns as MP
Barry McElduff has announced his resignation as MP for West Tyrone.

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 19:20:16 +0000
Rally calls for the release of Ahed Tamini
Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has called for the immediate release of Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, who is currently imprisoned by Israeli forces, at a rally in Derry.

Armenia News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:03:01 +0400
White House estimates border wall cost with Mexico

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:44:44 +0400
Putin calls on to accelerate digital economy development within EAEU

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:12:29 +0400
Armenia PM: We expect liveliness in construction in 2108

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:08:04 +0400
Human Rights Watch on Armenia: Serious gaps in human rights protection persists

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:54:38 +0400
52 people killed as bus catches fire in Kazakhstan

Armenia Panorama

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:56:52 +0400
Arsene Wenger confirms Mkhitaryan close to joining Arsenal, says he ‘likes the player’

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:25:19 +0400
ICG: Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers to discuss an increase of the number of OSCE observers

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:03:54 +0400
Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:34:32 +0400
Achievements of “Ars Lunga” Duo within the frames of the Anthology of Armenian Chamber Music Project

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:05:02 +0400
No threat to life of the soldier wounded in Azerbaijani ceasefire violation - defense ministry

Armenian News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:27:25 GMT
Turkish military attacks Kurdish enclave in Aleppo
For the second time this week, the Turkish military has attacked the YPG controlled Afrin Canton in northwest Aleppo.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:48:36 GMT
British warplanes pound Islamic State drone teams in Syria
Around 130 UK-linked nationals have been killed in the fighting in the region as the coalition air campaign continues its battle.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:38:19 GMT
China vows to continue supporting Iran nuclear deal
Chinese Ambassador to the UN Wu Haitao described his country’s stance on the Iran nuclear deal with six world powers as transparent.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:20:47 GMT
Baku extradites Russian scientist who went missing in Azerbaijan
Baku has extradited Dmitry Chulkov, an employee of the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences to Russia.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:36:16 GMT
Syrian army breaks through, captures militant-held town in Aleppo
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was able to break through Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s positions in southern Aleppo.

Azerbaijan AzerNews

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:00:00 +0400
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr
Most Muslims around the world including more than 95 percent of the population in Azerbaijan will celebrate the Eid Al-Fitr festival on Wednesday July 6 and 7, commemorating the end of Ramadan.

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 18:31:00 +0400
State backs development of seed farming
On July 4, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on measures on seed production development in the country.

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:36:00 +0400
ICG: Parties to Karabakh conflict need to make decisive push for progress in peace talks
International Crisis Group has announced about this in its report on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict released on July 4.

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:53:00 +0400
Constitutional Court recognizes results of repeat election in Agdash constituency
At its plenum, the Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan has recognized the results of the repeat election to the Milli Majlis which was held in Agdash constituency No. 90 on June 18, 2016. Chairman of the Constitutional Court Farhad Abdullayev chaired ...

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:16:00 +0400
Azerbaijani MP elected OSCE PA vice president
Azay Guliyev, member of the Azerbaijani delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), was named the Parliamentary Assembly’s vice-president.

Azerbaijan Today

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:58:00 +0400
America is important for Kyrgyzstan’s foreign policy

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:45:00 +0400
Baku-Kazan plane makes emergency landing at Nizhny Novgorod airport

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:17:00 +0400
Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:08:00 +0400
Purchase of motor insurance policies now possible via Azerbaijan’s payment terminals

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:55:00 +0400
Azerbaijan is a center of global dialogue, says TURKPA Sec. Gen

Azerbaijan Trend

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:54:20 +0400
Turkey discloses volume of cargo transported via BTK railway

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:47:00 +0400
How much is needed to shutdown Metsamor nuke plant in Armenia?
It is impossible to shut down the Metsamor nuclear power plant in Armenia for 200 million euros promised by the EU, Adil Garibov, chairman of the National Nuclear Research Center under the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaija...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:46:26 +0400
Azer Turk Bank completes 2017 with profit
The assets of state-owned Azer Turk Bank were determined at the level of 336.764 million manats as of Jan. 1, 2018. The loan portfolio of the Bank totaled 119.838 million manats.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:12:51 +0400
Deadline for selection of owner’s engineer for IGB extended

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:09:38 +0400
SOCAR transfers to state budget increase

Basingstoke Gazette

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:06:09 +0000
Winds bring travel chaos across Hampshire blocking roads and rail lines
FALLEN trees brought travel chaos across Hampshire this morning.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:42:29 +0000
‘Keep our festival free’ say revellers
FESTIVAL goers have spoken out against the proposed changes to Basingstoke Live.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:38:45 +0000
Man who crashed lorry on M3 'admitted he had been drinking' before vehicle overturned
THE lorry driver responsible for causing nine-hour delays on the M3 said he “wanted to go to prison” as police arrested him.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:22:25 +0000
Cheerleaders set for a new permanent home
A CHEERLEADING squad could be getting a new home to practice their routines.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:14:57 +0000
Two break-ins in just one week at village hall
THIEVES cleared out a community space of everything inside, even teaspoons, during a week-long period over the new year.

BBC News Humberside

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:01:15 GMT
Surrogate mother and MP: UK surrogacy law 'outdated and inadequate'
Sarah Jones has been a surrogate four times and says "urgent changes" are needed to the law.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:20:26 GMT
Appeal sees Grimsby attacker of boy, 2, detained
The teenager's original sentence was described as "unduly lenient" by the Court of Appeal.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:25:32 GMT
Grimsby street assault death: Tony Richardson named as victim
Tony Richardson died in hospital after he was attacked outside a Halifax Bank in Grimsby on Monday.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:23:20 GMT
'Appalling' Thames Ambulance Service under fire from MPs
An 82-year-old patient was left waiting in a hospital doorway for three hours, MP Andrew Percy says.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:17:49 GMT
Black police leader says some forces 'still institutionally racist'
The comments come as figures show just 1.5% of police officers are women from BME backgrounds.

Belarus Belapan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:26:13 +0300
Former prominent hockey goaltender Koval registered as candidate for Minsk City Soviet

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:15:31 +0300
Thirty-two representatives of parties become candidates for Mahilyow City Soviet

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:36:57 +0300
Three people killed in collision between car and truck in Homyel region

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:25:02 +0300
Two people killed, another two injured in head-on vehicle crash near Slonim

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:55:21 +0300
Belarusian ambassador meets with president of Serbian Radical Party

Belarus Belta

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:54:28 +0300
Putin urges to accelerate digital economy in EAEU
The Russian leader also called for enacting high technologies in public administration, industry, customs regulation systems and other fields, as well as launching joint competitive, innovative and knowledge-intensive industries.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:52:25 +0300
Belarus' MFA condemns murder of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic
Oliver Ivanovic, head of the Freedom, Democracy, Justice civic initiative, was killed in Kosovska Mitrovica on 16 January. According to his lawyer, the politician was hit by five bullets.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:51:01 +0300
Belarus president approves conceptual approaches in foreign policy in 2018
“The president was briefed on the operation of the ministry in 2017. And the main thing is that the head of state approved conceptual approaches in our foreign political and foreign economic activities in 2018 and in the upcoming period,” the min...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:48:13 +0300
Over RUB3bn to be earmarked for Union State programs in 2018
All in all, we will implement 11 Union State programs in 2018. Over RUB3 billion will be earmarked to implement them in 2018. Another program is in the pipeline. It might be adopted within the next two to three months, Grigory Rapota said.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:40:22 +0300
Belarus to discuss election process improvement with visiting OSCE PA representative
The official noted: “It is his first visit to Belarus in the capacity of the special representative. Meetings will focus on discussing OSCE ODIHR recommendations on improving the election process in Belarus.”

Belarus Digest

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:10:10 +0000
Arms deals, Ostrogorski Forum videos, economic forecasts - Ostrogorski Centre digest
Ostrogorski Forum 2017 In July, analysts at the Ostrogorski Centre discussed arms deals between Belarus and Russia, developments in Bel...

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:30:26 +0000
Why is the West afraid of the West-2017 exercises?
Lukashenka with a Kalashnikov rifle. Source: solnzepodobny.livejournal.com On 21 July 2017, Alexander Lukashenka visited Kyiv and met w...

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:53:49 +0000
The Belarusian authorities learn to appreciate their country’s statehood
Lukashenka in the national T-shirt 'Vyshyvanka'. Source: svaboda.org On 1 July, on the eve of Belarus's official Independ...

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:22:35 +0000
Belarusians at Home and in the World: “In Solidarity We Trust”
Celebration of the Belarusian midsummer holiday Kupalle in Canada, 2017. Photo: Maxim Zinchuk On 15 – 16 July 2017, Minsk hosted ...

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:46:15 +0000
Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka travelled to Kyiv on an official visit on 20-21 July. Both Belarus and Ukraine, for different reasons, are seeking to reinvigorate direct dialogue bet...

Borehamwood Times

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:59:45 +0000
Gang jailed after being caught with gun
A GANG of men have been jailed for a total of 43 years after they were caught with a gun.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:18:18 +0000
Conman gardener jailed
A bogus gardener who stole from pensioners has been jailed.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:01:49 +0000
Vivid and atmospheric historical fiction set in Georgian London
One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock is told that one of his captains has sold Jonah’s ship for what appears to be a mermaid. As gossip spreads through the city, everyone wants to see Mr Hancock’s marvel, and soon he makes th...

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:33:07 +0000
Holby City actress launches plea to stop timetable change
Actors, actresses, and production crews could face tricky trips to Elstree Studios if a proposed timetable change goes ahead.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:48:29 +0000
Protesters march against 'nauseating' compost site
Dozens of people marched to protest against a composting site that is causing a "terrible stench" and is a "health hazard".

Bournemouth Echo

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:12:37 +0000
Bournemouth GP charged with hiring a hitman is fighting for life after crash on Ham Lane
A BOURNEMOUTH GP charged with trying to hire a hitman is fighting for his life in hospital following a horror crash in Ferndown.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:13:15 +0000
When WILL Poole Bridge open? Silence from council who refuse to set a date for reopening
THE deafening silence over Poole Bridge’s reopening date continued at the Borough of Poole (BOP) yesterday.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:20:00 +0000
Pedestrian, 89, was killed when elderly driver pressed the accelerator rather than the brake
A PENSIONER died after suffering “catastrophic” injuries when an elderly driver hit the accelerator of her Rover, rather than the brake, causing the vehicle to overturn.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:10:00 +0000
Missing Chloe Rosenberg, 10, found "safe and well" in Poole after police search
A search for a missing 10-year-old girl has been called off after she was found safe and well.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:08:12 +0000
Cafe has 'no legal powers' to fine dog owners £100 for disposing of mess in outside bins
A BEACHSIDE cafe has been told they have no legal powers to fine dog owners £100 for putting bagged-up mess in their outside bins.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:53:10 +0000
School bus nearly 'tipped over' after skidding on black ice
A SCHOOL bus has crashed into railings this morning after skidding on black ice.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:01:00 +0000
Man jailed for deliberately running over teenage girl
A FATHER-OF-TWO who deliberately ran over a teenage girl after she tried to break up an argument between him and his then girlfriend has been jailed.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:01:00 +0000
Bradford cabbie Mehmood mixes with stars in latest film role
A BRADFORD cabbie has been mingling with movie stars on the red carpet.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:00:00 +0000
Tribute paid to former Lady Mayoress Jean Cairns
FORMER Bradford Lady Mayoress Jean Cairns, who supported her husband, Tony, as Lord Mayor of Bradford in 1997/1998, has died.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00:00 +0000
Claim waste dumped down drain was just water "nonsense", says Councillor
A FAST-food restaurant has been criticised after waste was dumped down a grate outside one of its stores in Bradford.

Bridgwater Mercury

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:56:54 +0000
What is this? Residents shock as massive item blows down Bridgwater street
RESIDENTS in Bridgwater were left bemused after this massive object was seen blowing down the street in the middle of the night. 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:14:00 +0000
"Injuries and danger to life" risk warns Met Office as high speed winds set to hit Somerset
STRONG winds reaching speeds of up to 75mph will blow into Somerset this morning. 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:58:06 +0000
THE TRUMP TEST: How do you score in cognitive check?
How do you score in the cognitive screening check requested by U.S. president Donald Trump? 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:34:36 +0000
Bridgwater's new Mercure Hotel is recruiting now
BRIDGWATER’S new Mercure Hotel in Eastover is currently recruiting staff and will be hosting a number of open days for interested people to find out more about the roles on offer.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:37:53 +0000
Weather warning: Snow could be heading to Somerset tonight
SOMERSET residents could see snow tonight as wintery showers are set to hit the county. 

Bridport News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
"Please bear with us": More misery for motorists as roadworks continue
Drivers are being warned to expect delays as major roadworks get underway in a town centre – and business owners have raised concerns about the impact on trade.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
This is how Universal Credit is affecting people in west Dorset
People claiming Universal Credit are worse off than before, it has been said. 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000
From The Stable to SWiM: Here's what to expect from couple's new business venture in Lyme Regis
THE FOUNDERS of a successful business venture which expanded across the UK after beginning in Bridport have taken on a brand new project.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
Man, 27, jailed after 'unprovoked' attack on teenager
A MAN who carried out an unprovoked attack on a teenage boy as he ate his lunch in a park has been jailed.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
"We don’t understand how people can be this evil": Family's plea for safe return of stolen dogs
A pet owner has begged for the safe return of his four dogs one week after they were stolen by callous thieves.

Bucks Free Press

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:04:37 +0000
READER POLL: What would you like to see at site earmarked for Costco?
Last week, the mayor of High Wycombe said he was “disappointed” that Costco would no longer be opening its highly-anticipated warehouse in the town.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:07:10 +0000
Convict’s latest jail term for running home-grown cannabis farm backed by judges – despite protests it was too harsh
A convict who was previously jailed for killing a teenager in a car crash has had his latest term behind bars for running a home-grown cannabis farm with his dad backed by top judges – despite his protests it was too harsh.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:33:07 +0000
Campaigners celebrate after plans to replace 35 children's centres halted
Campaigners are celebrating a mini-victory after plans to replace 35 “invaluable” children’s centres in Bucks had to be halted after councillors called in the decision.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:45:11 +0000
WEATHER UPDATE: Take a look at the forecast after snow warning
Light snow flurries were spotted across south Bucks this morning.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:56:24 +0000
High Wycombe businessman faces 37 years in Qatar prison for bounced cheques
A businessman from High Wycombe is facing 37 years in a Qatar prison for issuing cheques that bounced on behalf of the company he worked for.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0000
Anger after Burnham-on-Sea beach littered with dog poo
AN ANGRY mother is kicking up a stink after finding dog mess strewn across Burnham-on-Sea beach while walking with her children.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:14:00 +0000
"Injuries and danger to life" risk warns Met Office as high speed winds set to hit Somerset
STRONG winds reaching speeds of up to 75mph will blow into Somerset this morning. 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:29:51 +0000
Hunt for Highbridge man who failed to appear at court
A MAN is being hunted after he failed to appear at court on charges of criminal damage, common assault and traffic offences. 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:56:49 +0000
Car dumped in Bristol as hunt for hit and run driver continues
A CAR has been recovered and a driver is being hunted after a hit and run incident in Burnham-on-Sea. 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:20:00 +0000
Burnham-on-Sea Inner Wheel set to host fashion show to raise funds for charity
BURNHAM-on-Sea’s Inner Wheel is hosting a fashion show to raise money for local charities.

Catalan News Agency

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:21:20 +0200
Catalan government insists there will be ballot boxes for independence referendum
Catalan government insists there will be ballot boxes for independence referendum CNA Barcelona (ACN).- There will be ballot boxes for the independence referendum on October 1, insists the Catalan government, despite nullifying the accr...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:50:45 +0200
Former Spanish police inspector admits that “politicians have tried to use police for political aims”
Former Spanish police inspector admits that “politicians have tried to use police for political aims” ACN Barcelona (ACN).- Has Spanish government ever used the police to investigate pro-independence leaders in order to discredit th...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:40:04 +0200
'New York Times' defends independence referendum in Catalonia
'New York Times' defends independence referendum in Catalonia CNA Barcelona (ACN).- The 'New York Times' newspaper expressed its support for an independence referendum in Catalonia in an editorial published on Friday. "The best outcome ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:59:39 +0200
Longtime German MP urges Europe to intervene in the Catalan question
Longtime German MP urges Europe to intervene in the Catalan question ACN | Krystyna Schreiber Barcelona (ACN).- “It is absurd to take pro-independence politicians to court, because it only fuels support for independence. It looks ...

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:55:48 +0200
Rajoy rejects defining Spain as ‘plurinational’
Rajoy rejects defining Spain as ‘plurinational’ CNA Madrid (ACN).- Spanish president Mariano Rajoy is deaf to all talk of Spain as a plurinational state. Rejecting the socialist opposition’s acceptance of the term “pluri...

Chard and Ilminster News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:14:00 +0000
"Injuries and danger to life" risk warns Met Office as high speed winds set to hit Somerset
STRONG winds reaching speeds of up to 75mph will blow into Somerset this morning. 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:22:48 +0000
Driver in car chase crash who threatened other driver with screwdriver is spared jail
A CHARD man who “went mad” when he chased another car before crashing into the back of it and then waved a sharpened screwdriver at the other driver has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:58:06 +0000
THE TRUMP TEST: How do you score in cognitive check?
How do you score in the cognitive screening check requested by U.S. president Donald Trump? 

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:37:53 +0000
Weather warning: Snow could be heading to Somerset tonight
SOMERSET residents could see snow tonight as wintery showers are set to hit the county. 

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:11:06 +0000
Ex-council chairman spared jail again after ketamine-fuelled crash
A FORMER parish council chairman has been given a second suspended sentence and a four year driving ban for two counts of drug driving following a crash at Ilminster where his passenger had to be cut free from the vehicle.

Chronicle Live

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:24:53 GMT
Reader photos show snow blanketing Newcastle and the North East
Here are the first snow photos to arrive - send your sledging, snowman and pix of snowy beauty spots & landmarks to yourpictures@chroniclelive.co.uk

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:16:46 GMT
Schools closed, roads blocked and rescue teams on standby: How snow is affecting the North East
Here's how the snow has affected Newcastle, Durham, Northumberland, Sunderland and Tyneside so far

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:10:00 GMT
Snow in Newcastle and the North East: Icy scenes from across the decades
Sliding down steep roads in the West End of Newcastle in 1971, and other North East winter scenes from over the years

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:04:00 GMT
Why your boss MUST allow you time off if your child's school closes unexpectedly
Heavy snowfall has forced some rural schools to close their doors on Thursday - and more closures are expected.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How you can have your say on Transport for the North's £69bn plan for the region
This is your chance to say what you think about the new 30-year strategy designed to boost the region's economy

Coventry Telegraph

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:48:05 GMT
Heartbreaking tributes left at scene after body found in Tamworth canal
Tragedy struck Tamworth last week

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:04 GMT
This is when Britain's cold snap will end as temperatures creep upwards
The mercury could ​even ​rise to double figures

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:32:09 GMT
Two month water leak finally fixed
But the main road will continue to be closed until Monday

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT
Recluse who had more than 1,700 indecent images of kids has been set free by appeal court
Ivan Cullen Bong had been jailed for eight months at Warwick Crown Court in November

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:51:56 GMT
National Lottery Lotto: Winning numbers for January 17
A jackpot of £14.5 million is up for grabs

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:19:00 +0100
HRW: Éra Trumpova populismu nahrává diktátorům, lze jí čelit
Paříž - Éra populismu a netolerance ztělesněná americkým prezidentem Donaldem Trumpem posiluje pozice autoritativních vládců zemí jako Čína, Rusko či Turecko. Uvádí to organizace na...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:00 +0100
Izvestija: Rus vězněný v Praze trpí bolestmi bez náležité pomoci
Moskva - Pod titulkem Pomalá smrt v českém vězení dnes ruský list Izvestija upozornil na údajně vážné zhoršení zdravotního stavu Rusa Jevgenije Nikulina, který v pankrácké věznici...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:00 +0100
Debaty prezidentských kandidátů jsou obvyklou součástí kampaní
Praha - Žádná, dvě nebo čtyři debaty? Na kterých stanicích se budou vysílat a kdo je bude moderovat? Takové otázky řeší Česko před nadcházejícím druhým kolem prezidentských voleb,...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:15:00 +0100
Rusko odmítá tvrzení Trumpa, že nepomáhá k řešení korejské krize
Washington - Moskva dnes popřela jako "absolutně nepodložené" tvrzení prezidenta USA Donalda Trumpa o tom, že Rusko nijak nepřispívá k řešení krize na Korejském poloostrově....

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:10:00 +0100
Přátelé Miloše Zemana útočí na Drahoše inzerátem v novinách
Praha - Spolek Přátelé Miloše Zemana zveřejnil v některých denících inzerát, který podporuje současného prezidenta a útočí na jeho protikandidáta ve volbách Jiřího Drahoše. Spojuje...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:22:00 +0100
Slovakia most popular foreign state among Czechs
Slovakia remains the most popular foreign country among Czechs, according to the results of a survey carried out by STEM polling agency released on Wednesday. The poll suggests that almost 90 percent of Czechs have a close affinity w...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:20:00 +0100
Communist MP Ondráček not to head GIBS committee
Communist Party MP Zdeněk Ondráček will not head the committee which oversees the national police supervisory unit, GIBS. Ondráček failed to be elected on Wednesday in a third repeated attempt. A new election is set to take plac...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:16:44 +0100
1925- The First Fragrant Flower of Spring
Today, in the hundred-part series of songs which were recorded in the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, we get to 1925 and ‘The First Fragrant Flower of Spring.ʼ

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:54:00 +0100
Daily news summary 17.1.2018
Govt resigns Former ERÚ head cleared Czech Lion nominations

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:52:00 +0100
Weather
Thursday is expected to partly cloudy with snowfall in higher altitudes and daytime highs ranging between 1 and 5 degrees Celsius.

Daily Mail

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:02:11 +0000
Harry Potter and mystery of the vanishing first edition
The hardcover copy of J'K Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was taken during a raid on S N Books in Thetford, Norfolk.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:01:41 +0000
UK Weather: Britain is battered by Storm Fionn
Motorists are being warned to stay off the roads today amid fears cars could again become stranded as parts of Britain are hit by further 'persistent and heavy snow'.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:53:34 +0000
TV actor Peter Wyngarde who played Jason King has died
Peter Wyngarde, pictured, was one of the most famous British TV actors of the late 1960s and 1970s playing dashing characters in most of the cult classic shows of the time.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:47:33 +0000
Ukip leader says he still loves scandal-hit glamour model
Party's members have questioned Mr Bolton's judgement after he split from his wife and embarked on a relationship with Kent-based glamour model Jo Marney.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:36:34 +0000
London builder 'raped niece and hid her body in a freezer'
Sexually fixated Mujahid Arshid, 33, bound and gagged and kidnapped two victims and had sex with them in a house he was working on in London, the Old Bailey heard today.

Daily Star

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:30:00 +0000
UK weather latest: Brits warned DON'T TRAVEL as ‘dangerous’ thundersnow blasts nation
BRITS are bracing for blizzards of up to 80mph and travel chaos as officers warn against “all travel”.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:20:00 +0000
'Hottest WWE diva ever' to make shock return to the ring
ONE of the WWE’s most popular ever divas is making a shock return to the squared circle.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:20:00 +0000
UK weather MAPPED: When and where EIGHT INCHES of snow will fall in Britain this week
BRITAIN is braced for eight inches of snow in the wake of Storm Fionn as dangerous 95mph gusts and blizzards torment the nation with more weather misery.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:40:00 +0000
Hector Bellerin's WAG sizzles in lingerie as Juventus prepare bid
ITALIAN giants Juventus have reportedly set their sights on Arsenal star Hector Bellerin while fans continue to set theirs on his lingerie model girlfriend.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:19:39 +0000
Stunning wildcard, 23, smashes Brit Johanna Konta at Australian Open
BRIT Australian Open hopeful Johanna Konta crashed out of the tournament to world number 123 – but who is Bernarda Pera?

East London and West Essex Guardian

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:48:30 +0000
Update: Photos released as investigation into gun-point burglary continues
A week on from a nighttime burglary that saw mask raiders hold up a couple, police have released images of some of the stolen items.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:22:15 +0000
Journey through the mind of a murderer in free literary lecture
EXPLORE the mind of a murderer at a free literary discussion.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:59:13 +0000
Council leader pays tribute after death of 'gentle' England star Cyrille Regis
The leader of Waltham Forest Council Clare Coghill has paid tribute to former England footballer Cyrille Regis, who died aged 59 this week.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:37:42 +0000
Firefighters called after roof of house catches alight
Firefighters were called to a home in Epping after its roof caught on fire.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:31:25 +0000
Police appeal for public's help to trace 'high risk' missing teenager
Police searching for a "high risk" missing teenager believe he may be in the Leyton area. 

El Pais (sp)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:08:42 +0100
Torrent aguanta la presión de Puigdemont y no aclara si habrá investidura telemática
"No entraré en hipótesis, porque los mecanismos son los que son", dice el presidente del Parlament

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:51:35 +0100
Puigdemont empuja a ERC a otro choque con el Estado
El independentismo se asegura el control de la Mesa al conseguir cuatro de los siete puestos

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:31:51 +0100
La partida más difícil
La adicción a los videojuegos se consolida como un problema mental que afecta a nueve de cada 100 usuarios

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:46:13 +0100
El ultra detenido por apuñalar a otro radical estuvo implicado en el asesinato de Aitor Zabaleta
El agresor, de 40 años y con antecedentes, dejó herido de gravedad a otro hincha atlético, de 22 años, tras apuñalarlo en un muslo, en un brazo y en la espalda

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:12:02 +0100
El jefe de gabinete de Trump afirma que México no pagará el muro
El general John Kelly se desmarca del presidente y señala que estuvo “mal informado” en la campaña electoral

Epsom Guardian

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:44:10 +0000
Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust is still paying out millions of tax payers’ money for medical blunders dating back two decades
Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust is still paying out millions in damages and legal fees for medical blunders dating back two decades.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:41:08 +0000
Ewell Morris Men's tour makes cash for charities
A group of Morris Dancers have handed over more than £1,000 to charity.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:09:21 +0000
Mole Valley plans increase in parking charges
Mole Valley District Council is proposing to increase parking charges from 60p to £1 per hour from August 2018.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:08:32 +0000
Sensory garden project for Chessington pupils moves forward - and they need your help
A project to create a sensory garden for Chessington schoolchildren with special educational needs is moving forward at pace, and now organisers are looking for help.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:04:09 +0000
'There is absolutely no excuse for taking it away': the campaign to keep 166 bus
The 166 bus is under threat of being taken away, with Transport for London set to launch a consultation on its future in the coming weeks.

Estonia

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:38:59 +0200
Reinsalu’s statement releases storm of indignation
Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu’s (IRL) recent choice of words led to a situation where his resignation was demanded by not only members of the opposition, but also the coalition. The scandalous statement also drew flak away from the president...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:35:42 +0200
Agency’s independence questioned
Even though there are examples of the competition watchdog having succeeded in putting its foot down in recent years, others have sparked suspicion as to the board’s independence. The justice minister says the government plans to discuss improving ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:44:24 +0200
Estonia's cbank wants to dump 1 cent, 2 cent coins
The Bank of Estonia has come up with a plan to reduce the use of 1 cent and 2 cent coins before eventually phasing them out.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:42:47 +0200
Estonian population grows by 3,070 in 2017
According to initial estimates, the population of Estonia was 1,318,700 on Jan. 1 this year, which is 3,070 persons more than at the same time a year ago.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:38:12 +0200
Kallas proposes real estate tax
Honorary Chairman of the Reform Party, Viimsi Municipality Mayor Siim Kallas believes Estonia should revise and modernize its local governments’ funding policy. It should also consider laying down a real estate tax.

Estonia Post Times

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:38:59 +0200
Reinsalu’s statement releases storm of indignation
Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu’s (IRL) recent choice of words led to a situation where his resignation was demanded by not only members of the opposition, but also the coalition. The scandalous statement also drew flak away from the president...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:35:42 +0200
Agency’s independence questioned
Even though there are examples of the competition watchdog having succeeded in putting its foot down in recent years, others have sparked suspicion as to the board’s independence. The justice minister says the government plans to discuss improving ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:44:24 +0200
Estonia's cbank wants to dump 1 cent, 2 cent coins
The Bank of Estonia has come up with a plan to reduce the use of 1 cent and 2 cent coins before eventually phasing them out.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:42:47 +0200
Estonian population grows by 3,070 in 2017
According to initial estimates, the population of Estonia was 1,318,700 on Jan. 1 this year, which is 3,070 persons more than at the same time a year ago.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:38:12 +0200
Kallas proposes real estate tax
Honorary Chairman of the Reform Party, Viimsi Municipality Mayor Siim Kallas believes Estonia should revise and modernize its local governments’ funding policy. It should also consider laying down a real estate tax.

Euro Weekly

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:51:53 +0100
Thirty million tourists expected to visit Andalucia in 2018
ANDALUCIA is expected to be visited by 30 million tourists in 2018, according to the leader of the province’s authorities. Susana Diaz, president of the Junta de Andalucia, said the number of tourists could increase by 4.5 per cent. This would brea...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:31:21 +0100
Stabbing before Spanish Cup match
A 22-YEAR-OLD man was stabbed three times in the Spanish capital ahead of Atletico Madrid’s game against Sevilla. Emergency services say he was rushed to La Paz Hospital after the incident, near Atletico’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium. They add th...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:30:30 +0100
Police in Spain make juicy cocaine gang arrests
SPAIN’S National Police force, in collaboration with Portugese authorities, has dismantled a drug trafficking network that hid shipments of cocaine stuffed into pineapples. Nine people have been arrested including two Colombian brothers who were th...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:43:47 +0100
Husband of British woman found dead on Costa del Sol beach facing additional charges in Spain
THE husband of a British mother-of-two whose body was found on a Costa del Sol beach was allegedly exporting cannabis-laced e-cigarettes from Spain. Essex-born Paul Muldoon, 33, was initially held over an alleged €900,000 boiler room fraud, which r...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:27:32 +0100
Rapper’s free speech case goes to Spanish supreme court
MALLORCAN rapper Valtonyc - who was sentenced to three and a half years in jail for offensive lyrics - says he will have his appeal heard by the Spanish Supreme Court later this month. The country’s highest court will reportedly meet on January 30 ...

Europe

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:14:00 +0100
‘Standing up to hate-inciting populists does work’: Human Rights Watch report
Human Rights Watch praises France under Macron for tackling xenophobia, but blasts Austria and the Netherlands for pandering to populists.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:09:00 +0100
52 people killed in Kazakh bus fire
Fifty-two people were killed after a bus they were travelling in caught fire in Kazakhstan’s north-western Aktau region, the country’s interior

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:10:00 +0100
Salvador Sobral vows to return to music after successful heart operation
Musician will be awarded European Border Breakers Award

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:53:00 +0100
Busted: cocaine-filled pineapple ring
Spanish and Portuguese police have seized more than 700 kg of cocaine wrapped in pineapple skins and shipped from South America.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:34:00 +0100
President Trump unveils his 2017 'Fake News Awards'
The New York Times, CNN and other US media outlets scoop President's highly-anticipated media accolades.

Europe BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:06 GMT
UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security
The UK government money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:36:00 GMT
Catalonia MPs elect separatist speaker as parliament reconvenes
The choice of Roger Torrent is the first step to reinstating local government.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:56:34 GMT
Cocaine found in fresh pineapples
Police in Portugal and Spain seize 754kg (1,660lbs) of drugs hidden inside a shipment of pineapples.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:33:57 GMT
Romania to have first female prime minister, Viorica Dancila
President Klaus Iohannis appoints Viorica Dancila as the third prime minister in seven months.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:53:01 GMT
France scraps controversial Nantes airport proposal
The plan is opposed by environmental groups who are occupying the site near Nantes.

Evening Telegraph

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:52:55 +0000
Tay Road Bridge tells folk to ‘bear with us’ over lift issue
Tay Road Bridge has apologised after a recent spate of lift malfunctions.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:16:30 +0000
REVEALED: Dundee V&A opening date announced
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public in the autumn.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:06:05 +0000
Shock as riot cops with shields carry out drugs swoop on separate Dundee flats
Police descended on to two blocks of flats in Coldside during drug warrant operations carried out in the city.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:04:29 +0000
Man seen lying on Dundee footpath after collision with van
A man was taken to Ninewells Hospital following a collision involving a van on Glamis Road.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:03:59 +0000
Dundee OAP says assault thug ‘is scum’ after taking a year to recover from attack
An army veteran who was left with broken ribs and a collapsed lung during a violent assault has branded his attacker “scum”, as the thug faces jail.

Express and Star

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:53:32 +0000
Exclusive play written for festival
Families will be treated to a 30-minute dash through the city's history when Wolverhampton Literature Festival returns.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:35:35 +0000
Video captures beauty of Chase
The beauty of Cannock Chase has been captured in a stunning short video.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:15:32 +0000
Saddlers fans plan march on the Banks's
Walsall supporters are planning to march on the Banks’s Stadium as part of ongoing protests against the running of the club.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:59:14 +0000
'Emergency measures' for Carillion SMEs
Banks are taking 'emergency measures' to support sub-contractors caught up in the collapse of construction and services giant Carillion.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:57:48 +0000
Car left de-icing on driveway is stolen
A car was stolen after it was left with its engine running while it was defrosting on a driveway in Albrighton.

Finland Today

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:18:43 +0000
Winners and Losers with the New Western Metro
Folks that live further from the metro are the most disgruntled. The post Winners and Losers with the New Western Metro appeared first on Finland Today.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 07:53:25 +0000
Every Fifth Cleaner Has an Immigrant Background
The number of immigrant workers has also increased in jobs related to service, construction and logistics. The post Every Fifth Cleaner Has an Immigrant Background appeared first on Finland Today.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:24:06 +0000
A Night at the Helsinki Airport
I thought that night was going to be the longest of my life. I was wrong. The post A Night at the Helsinki Airport appeared first on Finland Today.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:53:59 +0000
‘All the Money in the World’ Film Review: Plummer’s Cold Performance Makes the Viewer Sweat
It's a great thriller. The post ‘All the Money in the World’ Film Review: Plummer’s Cold Performance Makes the Viewer Sweat appeared first on Finland Today.

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:41:53 +0000
Economists Suggest Lower Wages to Immigrants Who Start Working
Lower pay would allow immigrants greater opportunities to integrate, improve productivity and become employed, the economists say. The post Economists Suggest Lower Wages to Immigrants Who Start Working appeared first on Finland Today.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:25:37 +0200
Head-on collision claims lives of two toddlers, injures two adults
Police say that the father of the children had to be cut out of the vehicle and sustained serious injuries.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:19:40 +0200
First day of advance voting brisker than during last presidential election
The first day of advance voting in Finland's presidential election saw some 6.4 percent of those eligible to vote cast their ballots.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:31:39 +0200
Thursday's papers: Basic income v "activation", pandas arrive in Ähtäri, and a Finnish gift for British royal
The press on Thursday includes stories on Finland's social security policies, panda arrivals in Ostrobothnia, and a gift for Meghan Markle from Finland.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:00:00 +0200
Finland pulls cancer drug Velcade from hospitals due to counterfeit suspicions
Finland's pharmaceutical watchdog Fimea has ordered hospital staff across the country to stop prescribing the cancer medication Velcade due to suspicions that a number of batches of the drug that reached Finland were fakes.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:45:11 +0200
Health authorities want Finnish mothers to breast-feed longer
Finnish authorities say that mothers should breast-feed longer than 4-6 months because the benefits of extended nursing include fewer respiratory and ear infections.

France 24 Live News

2018-01-18T09:28:55Z
Video: Thousands of Women March for Abortion Rights in Poland
Poland: Thousands of Women March for Abortion Rights

2018-01-18T09:20:11Z
'Nobody should be forcibly returned to Libya': HRW chief
European authorities should not be sending migrants trying to reach the continent back to Libya until the security situation there has stabilised, the chief of Human Rights Watch said."The way migrants are treated in Libya is horrendous, where we hea...

2018-01-18T09:00:12Z
Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue
A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by a drone when the aerial lifesaver dropped an safety device to distressed teens caught in rough seas.Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf...

2018-01-18T08:55:05Z
May agrees to extra £44.5 mn for Calais before Macron summit
Britain said it would pay an extra £44.5 million (50 million euros, $62 million) to boost security around Calais following a demand for more money from President Emmanuel Macron ahead of a key summit on Thursday."This is about investing in and enhan...

2018-01-18T08:32:36Z
52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire
Fifty-two people were killed Thursday when the bus they were travelling on caught fire in Kazakhstan, the central Asian nation's emergency services ministry said in a statement."On January 18 at 10:30 am (0430 GMT), a bus caught fire ... 55 passenger...

France RFI

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:23:08 GMT
French former screen icon Bardot slams #MeToo as hypocrites
French film legend Brigitte Bardot attacked the #MeToo movement Wednesday, claiming that actresses who complain of sexual harassment were just looking for publicity.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:40 GMT
Britain to pay extra €50 million to boost Calais security
Britain said it would pay an extra €50 million to boost security around Calais following a demand for more money from President Emmanuel Macron ahead of a key summit on Thursday.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:38:14 GMT
Catalonia MPs set new collision course with Spain
The parliament in the Spanish region of Catalonia named a pro-independence speaker on Wednesday, setting the ground for an attempt to restore exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont and a new political and legal standoff with Madrid.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:15:33 GMT
France shelves controversial Nantes airport project
The French government formally abandoned decades-old plans for a controversial new airport in Western France. The site had become a site of resistance for environmental activists.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:19:22 GMT
French jihadist wives press charges over Syria detention
The wives and children of French jihadists captured in Syria have filed a legal complaint against French authorities for refusing to repatriate them, their lawyers announced Wednesday.

French News Online

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:43:32 +0000
The Days when Paris Billboards were Humped Around by Promenading Camels
Tweet Paris street furniture has changed dramatically over the centuries and today’s hoardings are sophisticated digital advertising channels; but there once was a time when promenading... Visit our website for the rest of the story

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:03:12 +0000
France 24 Explains ‘Laicité’: The Ins and Outs of State Secularism
Tweet France’s brand of secularism or ‘laicité’ – designed fully to separate Church and State and private from public manifestations of faith  — is quite particular and... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:24:30 +0000
France TV: Children in Danger as Farmers Spray 65,000t of Pesticides on Farms Each Year
Tweet France is the biggest pesticides user in the European Union with French farms and vineyards spraying 65,000 tonnes of pesticide a year, much of which is noxious to humans, the environment and... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:27:43 +0000
France 24 What’s in the Papers: Figaro Sounds Radicalisation Alarm
Tweet In this France 24 review of the French papers for February 3, Le Figaro sounds the alarm over the spread of radical Islam in France publishing a map showing 8250 individuals radicalised by... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:40:28 +0000
Spectacular Failure To Deal With Migrant Crisis Sparks Anger in Small Saxony Town
Tweet The European Union has, in the view of some observers, spectacularly failed to act decisively and in unison over the Merkel-incited “great mass walk-in” across Europe that has... Visit our website for the rest of the story ...

Gazette Live

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:39:46 GMT
Taxi driver accused of grooming girl won't face action after blaming cousin who was never found
The man had been told he will not get his taxi licence back after probe into messages sent to '12-year-old girl'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:04:26 GMT
Snow around Teesside leads to school transport delays and power cuts
Northern Powergrid is responding to outages in the Billingham area :: The A19 was closed for a number of hours after a jackknifed lorry

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Yob yelled abuse to Palestine protesters in Middlesbrough after downing five pints
He then had a go at one protester's dreadlocks, as his solicitor admits: 'This shows his ignorance of world affairs'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:00 GMT
Valentine Livingston to appear at crown court on Valentine's Day accused of drugs offence
31-year-old Valentine Livingston appeared in court charged with possessing cocaine with the intent to supply

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:01:00 GMT
SSI Task Force reveals what's been done since steelworks closed - but what will its legacy be?
'Legacy Report' tells how many people are off benefits and have new jobs :: New business details also revealed - but Redcar MP unconvinced

Gazette News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:34:39 +0000
High winds leave trail of destruction for schools, trains and roads across north Essex
High winds have left a trail of destruction across north Essex.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000
Historic tapestry is leaving France for the first time... why not bring it to Colchester?
We are likely to face competition from Hastings, though!

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:22:02 +0000
Roof blows off pub in Jaywick following high winds
PART of a roof was blown off a pub in Jaywick following high winds.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000
Couple raises £15k for IVF to transform sick son’s life
A DETERMINED couple have raised enough money for their first round of IVF which could help transform their son’s life.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:44:15 +0000
Feel the Burns this January and raise a dram to Scottish literary hero Robbie
“Some hae meat and canna eat, -- And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.”

Germany

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:59:00 +0100
Fact-Check: Is There Truth To Refugee Rape Reports?
Right-wing websites claim that Germany is facing an alleged epidemic of rape cases committed by refugees, fueling panic about the recent influx of foreigners and the safety of women in the country. We investigated one site's reports and found many pr...

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:01:35 +0100
Grand Coalition Redux: Progress for Merkel In Search for a Government
An end to Germany's leadership vacuum may finally be in sight as Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats reached a preliminary agreement on Friday morning. But there are plenty of hurdles still left to clear.

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:44:56 +0100
Germany's Foreign Minister: 'We Are Seeing What Happens When the U.S. Pulls Back'
In an interview, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urges Germany to pay greater attention to the future of the EU. He warns that there are no vacuums in international politics and that when the U.S. withdraws, Russia or China step in.

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:29:47 +0100
Germany's New Hate Speech Law: Populists Fight for Their Right to Racism
German right-wing populists are blasting a new law regulating hate postings on Twitter and Facebook, saying it destroys freedom of opinion in the country. But their tirades are misplaced.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:01:44 +0100
Country without a Government: Merkel's Difficult Road to a Coalition
Three months after the election, Germany is as far away from a governing coalition as ever and Social Democrats don't expect an agreement before Easter. Meanwhile, Germany's influence in the EU is on the wane. By DER SPIEGEL Staff

Germany European News

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:22:02 +0100
Jihad on the Mediterranean?: 'I Heard Their Screams, and Then They Were Gone'
Seven Muslim refugees from Africa were recently convicted in Italy of throwing Christians from a dinghy on the journey across the Mediterranean. Prosecutors say it was a crime of faith. But was it?

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 17:43:00 +0100
Commissioner Oettinger on EU Reform: Macron Ideas 'An Excellent Basis for Discussion'
European Commissioner Günther Oettinger, 64, says in an interview with DER SPIEGEL that a United States of Europe is a worthwhile goal. He urges Germany to take French President Macron's proposals seriously -- and to form a government as soon as pos...

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:28:56 +0100
Not So Great: Britain Grows Increasingly Hostile to EU Citizens
Ever since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, European Union citizens in the UK have felt increasingly unwelcome. Harrassment is on the rise and the government itself has fed the hate.

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:26:47 +0100
Ego Trip in Brussels: Juncker Seeks Greater Commission Control over Eurozone
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would like the EU executive to have more control over the Eurozone in the future. But member states aren't eager to give up control.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:37:39 +0100
Potential Catastrophe: How the Irish Border Became Brexit's Biggest Hurdle
A new "hard" border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland could have dire economic consequences for both sides -- and reignite old feuds. Now Dublin is playing hardball with British negotiators.

Get West London

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:55 GMT
London weather: Strong winds hit city as Met Office issues potential 'danger to life' warning
A yellow wind warning was in place in the early hours of Thursday morning (January 18)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:54:59 GMT
Harlesden flat fire: Man rescued from roof of burning building by firefighters as 10 others escape
Firefighters used a ladder to help the man to safety

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:23:34 GMT
Pinner theft leaves woman, 93, left 'shaken' after man snatches handbag
The 93-year-old had just left a dry cleaners when she was suddenly approached

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT
Grenfell Tower fire: Charity details how it has spent £5m and reveals community can help how it spends the rest
Kensington & Chelsea Foundation's Grenfell Tower Fund still has £1.602m to spend of the £6.7m total raised

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 GMT
GPs call for £1.3m NHS funding to tackle 'crisis in Hammersmith and Fulham'
Failure by the Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (HF CCG) to spend the money before April this year will see it lost, it is claimed

Get West london

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:55 GMT
London weather: Strong winds hit city as Met Office issues potential 'danger to life' warning
A yellow wind warning was in place in the early hours of Thursday morning (January 18)

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:54:59 GMT
Harlesden flat fire: Man rescued from roof of burning building by firefighters as 10 others escape
Firefighters used a ladder to help the man to safety

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:23:34 GMT
Pinner theft leaves woman, 93, left 'shaken' after man snatches handbag
The 93-year-old had just left a dry cleaners when she was suddenly approached

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT
Grenfell Tower fire: Charity details how it has spent £5m and reveals community can help how it spends the rest
Kensington & Chelsea Foundation's Grenfell Tower Fund still has £1.602m to spend of the £6.7m total raised

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 GMT
GPs call for £1.3m NHS funding to tackle 'crisis in Hammersmith and Fulham'
Failure by the Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (HF CCG) to spend the money before April this year will see it lost, it is claimed

Gibralter

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 17:43:37 GMT
New Year Honours
Her Majesty The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards:

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:08:21 GMT
His Excellency the Governor's Christmas Message
As Lorraine and I approach the end of our first year on the Rock, may I first, take this opportunity to say how deeply humbled, and forever grateful, we are for the Gibraltarian People's embracing friendship, and your generosity of spirit a ...

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 01:22:44 GMT
GSD probes value of Hong Kong office
The GSD notes that in answer to our question as to the costs of Gibraltar's representative office in Hong Kong, the Deputy Chief Minister the Hon Dr Joseph Garcia confirmed that the cost to the tax payer is 400,000 per year.

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 01:14:44 GMT
Miss Gibraltar returns home
Miss Gibraltar has arrived back home on the Thursday British Airways flight, which was delayed. She was in Washington D.C to compete at the Miss World beauty pageant.

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:41:06 GMT
Less populism, more thought
The Leader of the Opposition has not misunderstood the comments made by Minister Costa on the decriminalization of drugs.

Greek Reporter

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:46:35 +0000
Greece's exit from Schengen will not solve the refugee crisis
tsipras-tousk.jpg As stated by European Council President Donald Tusk after his meeting the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at Maximou residence. ...

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:54:05 +0000
Incompetence fails SYRIZA’s governing
12715551_1021794801216661_3889761652356951816_n.jpg Иn his new book entitled "SYRIZA: The Failure of Populist Promises" to Cas Mudde, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University...

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 11:08:39 +0000
Pensions, taxes and non-performing loans hinder negotiations with creditors
imagehandler_10.jpg According to Mario Draghi, the fast completion of the monitoring is as important as carrying it under conditions of trust. read more

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 20:22:57 +0000
5.2 on the Richter scale rocked the Peloponnese
seismos_1.jpg The earthquake was felt shortly after 09:00 pm today, its epicentre was about 25 kilometres southeast of the town of Pyrgos at a depth of about 5 kilometres. read more

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 20:09:22 +0000
Christ crucified again ... in Crete
newego_large_t_1101_54634165_type13145.jpg Nikos Kazantzakis' novel has a contemporary resonance in relation to the refugee crisis and other problems of our time, said director Thodoris Papadou...

Harrow Times

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:00:00 +0000
Businesses urged to attend employment fair
Employers are being encouraged to book a slot at a council-run job fair in a bid to both grow their businesses and help people find new opportunities.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:33:56 +0000
Poorer families suffer from council tax benefit cuts
Poorer families in Harrow are paying more council tax than any other London borough, according to a new report.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:52:14 +0000
Investigation launched after police chase death
An investigation has been launched into the death of a man who crashed into parked cars following a police pursuit.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:35:17 +0000
Scouts to buy new paddle boards after successful grant application
A scout group is set to buy eight new stand-up paddle boards after it was awarded a £900 cash boost as part of a community scheme.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:41:17 +0000
Flats evacuated as 'nail lamp' starts salon fire
A fire in a high street nail shop led to the evacuation of 20 people from nearby flats after a lamp supposedly caught alight.

Herald Scotland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Call for universities to fast-track bright pupils into the second year of degree courses
PUPILS who complete Advanced Highers should be fast-tracked straight into the second year of a university degree course, according to Scotland’s fair access commissioner.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Alison Rowat: Is bad weather turning Scotland into a snowflake nation?
HERE is a tale of two winter wonderlands. One is coping admirably with cold weather, the other risks being seen as a snowflake. The first stop on our tour is the Yakutia region in Russia. Living 3000 miles east of Moscow, its population of Yakuts ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
RBS memo bombshell: "Sometimes you need to let customers hang themselves"
AN internal memo urging Royal Bank of Scotland workers to "let customers hang themselves" has been published ahead of a parliamentary probe into the institution.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:09:15 +0000
The Commons touch irks Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers
In terms of an expansive chin-wag, this was not quite the Frost and Nixon interviews. It was decidedly frosty mind you and the slim pickings the football writers winkled from Brendan Rodgers must have had their respective sports editors threatening t...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:30:00 +0000
Video: Scots churches could solve riddle of missing Finnish religion teacher
CHURCHES and other religious establishments could hold the key to the whereabouts of a Finnish woman who vanished in Edinburgh after it emerged she mysteriously left her job as a religious education teacher.

Hinckley Times

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMT
Possible merger of three school catchment areas
Westfield Infant School, Westfield Junior School and Sketchley Hill Primary School catchment areas could merge

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:00:00 GMT
Children's Centres in Hinckley could close to save cash
Plans to combine all Hinckley's children's centres in a single hub

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT
Rail upgrade to continue despite Carillion liquidation
The business is in the hands of receivers as a going concern

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:30:00 GMT
Penguin weekend at Twycross Zoo
Discounts for Twycross Zoo visitors wearing black and white this weekend

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMT
Taylor Wimpey quits Barwell housing project
But council bosses say they are still working with Ainscough Land Securities and Barwood Development Securities to get the houses built

Hungary Budapest Business Journal

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Smokers undeterred by fines at bus and tram stops
The law banning smoking at public transport stops seems to have failed to have its desired effect. In five years, less than 500 fines have been imposed for breaking the law, daily Magyar Idők reports.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:43:00 GMT
Flat rental price growth stagnates in January
According to data compiled by property listing site ingatlan.com, flats for rent in Budapest under HUF 100,000 per month are significantly fewer than 5-6 years ago. Currently more than half of flats offered for rent cost between HUF 100,000 and HUF 1...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Household consumption to fuel lending in region, says UniCredit
Lending will probably slow down in countries with the highest growth rates in the last two years, while accelerating in countries which have lagged behind in GDP growth, such as Hungary, says a report on the CEE regional banking market compiled by Un...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:44:00 GMT
‘Stop Soros’ package targets supporters of ‘illegal migration’
The government has drafted legislation that would make data provision mandatory for organizations supporting what it terms “illegal migration” and levy a 25% duty on funds they receive from abroad, Interior Minister Sándor Pintér said at a pres...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:45:00 GMT
ÁKK buys back HUF 88.7 bln of bonds at reverse auction
The Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) bought back a combined HUF 88.7 billion of bonds expiring in 2019 before maturity at a reverse auction on Wednesday, state news wire MTI reported.

Iceland Monitor

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:00:00 +0000
A ceremonial cacao centre opens in central Reykjavik
Andagift is a new centre for yoga, medititation and cacao ceremonies which has just opened on Rauðarárstígur 1, across from the Hlemmur food halls. According to the two women who run it, it's a sacred space that offers diverse spiritual pr...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:07:00 +0000
Tourist found dead in South East Iceland
A man was found dead at Sandfell in Öræfi, South East Iceland at noon today. SAR teams had been searching for the man when local police were suspicious of an abandoned rental car parked at a parking lot near Sandfell for some time.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:16:00 +0000
Popularity of licorice in Iceland a health hazard?
"It's worrying that licorice is everywhere now in Iceland. You can hardly go out to eat without licorice being in the sauce on the lamb, in the dessert or even in your beer," says a professor and specialist in endocrinous and metaboli...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:49:00 +0000
British Airways respond to story about tourist arrested for wearing too many clothes at Iceland Airport
Airline British Airways have sent us a response to the criticism by passenger Ryan Hawaii who was barred from boarding his British Airways flight at Keflavik International Airport for putting all his clothes on to escape luggage fees.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:37:00 +0000
Reykjavik tap water safe for consumption
Health authorities in Iceland have issued a statement saying that water in Reykjavik is deemed safe for consumption.

Iceland Review

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:19:32 +0000
President and First Lady Visit Sweden
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid are on their first official visit to His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:40:13 +0000
Boil Water Advisory in East Iceland Town
Residents of Neskaupsstaður, East Iceland have been told to boil their water due to elevated levels of bacteria.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:06:53 +0000
Reconstructed Genome of Iceland’s First Black Settler
Icelandic researchers have reconstructed the genome of Hans Jónatan, considered to be the first man of African descent to have settled in Iceland.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:59:42 +0000
Thousands of Chicks Killed in Fire
Twelve thousand newly-hatched chicks were killed yesterday by a fire on a chicken farm in West Iceland.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:01:01 +0000
Student Housing Exchanged for Senior Care
A trial project run by the city of Reykjavík is offering university students housing in an elderly care centre.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:20:38 +0000
Believes A Ban On Sale Of Energy Drinks To Kids Should Be Examined
A professor of nutritional science believes there is full cause to ban the sale of energy drinks to children and... The post Believes A Ban On Sale Of Energy Drinks To Kids Should Be Examined appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:55:27 +0000
“Smut Slam” Comes To Reykjavík For The First Time
Do you want to tell strangers about your sex life, or listen to others do the same? Then Reykjavík’s first... The post “Smut Slam” Comes To Reykjavík For The First Time appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:30:37 +0000
Body Discovered In South Iceland
Rescue workers have found the body of an unidentified man in south Iceland, not far from an abandoned rental car.... The post Body Discovered In South Iceland appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:04:28 +0000
Temperatures Well Below Zero Until Sunday
Iceland may have a reputation for relatively mild winters, but this week is going to be positively Arctic. While the... The post Temperatures Well Below Zero Until Sunday appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:47:14 +0000
New Law On Foreigners Hitting Asylum Seekers In Iceland Hardest
Changes to asylum seeker regulations has left many of them broke and isolated, when most of them already do not... The post New Law On Foreigners Hitting Asylum Seekers In Iceland Hardest appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Impartial Reporter

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:00:00 +0000
Former heroin addict’s ‘ham fisted’ break in attempt
A former heroin addict who is now addicted to Subutex was given a nine-month prison sentence suspended for three years following a “ham fisted” attempt to break into a bookmakers in Irvinestown.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Dropping pounds to raise pounds for Action Mental Health
A group of Fermanagh women have been eating well and dropping the pounds for local Action Mental Health services including its dedicated youth programmes.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:20:00 +0000
Tenant uses up to 10 bottles of bleach a month to clean up damp
A FERMANAGH couple are facing a troublesome start to the New Year after more damp and mould appeared in the Housing Executive home they share in Magheraveely. 

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000
Five former school buildings lie empty and unused
Five school buildings currently lie empty in county Fermanagh, as falling school enrolments result in an increased trend of school closures and amalgamations.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +0000
Two child tax credit rule has been introduced fairly, Council told
THE UK Government’s former Minister for Employment has said the two child tax credit rule, branded a ‘rape clause’ by critics including Sinn Fein’s Debbie Coyle (right), has been introduced “in a fair way.” 

Inverness Courier

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:00 GMT
New city bar raising cash for Highland Hospice
A CITY bar is on a mission to raise thousands of pounds for Highland Hospice by asking customers to donate money rather than pay for their food. The fundraiser will take place at the recently-opened Revolution

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NHS Highland forced to pay £6m in lawsuits in five years
NHS medical blunders in Highland cost taxpayers almost £6 million in lawsuits over the past five years. The revelation coincides with the most intense pressures on health services for years due to the

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:00:00 GMT
A new beacon of hope to rise from the ashes
LENNY Robertson was abroad on holiday when a fire engulfed the Culloden Court Care Home at Smithton. "My daughter telephoned me and, from what I heard, the whole community came together that night," recalled

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT
Mum living in fear after difficulties with taxi access
A MOTHER confined to an electric wheelchair is terrified that she will not be able to get an accessible taxi to be with her daughters if they take ill in the night. Diane Ramage (49) of Kinmylies, Inverness

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Extra summer flights to give economy a lift
THE Inverness air link with Amsterdam is to get bigger aircraft this summer due to its surging popularity. The move has been welcomed by local business leaders as a major boost for the city who say it

Ireland Headlines

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:43:51 +0000
Corporation tax revenue to grow in line with economy
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said he does not expect the rate of increase in corporation tax revenue in recent years to continue.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:08:06 +0000
Eighth Amendment debate to continue in the Dáil
The Dáil will resume the debate on the all-party Oireachtas committee's report on the Eighth Amendment, which provides for the equal right to life of the mother and the unborn.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:18:43 +0000
Report finds Roma in Ireland live in 'extreme poverty'
A new report has found that up to one-fifth of Roma people surveyed in Ireland are completely marginalised from State services and supports.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:47:03 +0000
Scale of tool theft forcing tradesmen out of business
The scale of the theft of tools from tradesmen and business owners around Ireland has some forced out of business as a result, in what gardaí believe is an operation involving an international network of criminals.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:05:20 +0000
745kg of cocaine hidden in pineapples seized in Spain
Police in Portugal and Spain have seized hundreds of kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fresh pineapples.

Ireland IrishExaminer

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Public fertility services will ‘take time’
There is concern that people are delaying treatment until funding is available

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT
‘I will not lose my daughter because of online bullying’
A mother has urged parents to be aware of what their teenagers post online after cyberbullying drove her daughter to attempt suicide twice.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Varadkar denies plot to prevent Brexit
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied being involved in a “plot” to stop Britain’s departure from the EU, saying any decision to U-turn on Brexit can only be made by the British public.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Homeless more likely to self-harm
Homeless people are 30 times more likely to self-harm than those living in fixed residences, according to a new study analysing five years of hospital presentations.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Garda station attack suspect arrested for being drunk in court
One of three people facing charges of alleged criminal damage to a Garda station was arrested in court for intoxication. He later said he had drunk a bottle of whiskey and taken anti-depressants.

Italy

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:54:41 +0100
Neapolitans take to the streets to protest series of attacks by violent teen gangs
Around 2,000 people in Naples joined a protest on Wednesday calling for a stop to the recent series of violent attacks in the city's suburbs.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:24:23 +0100
Benevento football captain apologizes for Instagram death posts
Benevento captain Fabio Lucioni on Wednesday apologized after posts on his Instagram account wishing death on those who imposed a one-year doping ban on him.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:00 +0100
Italy to send troops to Niger to tackle people trafficking
Italy's parliament on Wednesday approved a ramped up military presence in Niger by agreeing to send an initial 120 troops with 350 more to follow as Rome looks to stem migration and people trafficking of African migrants.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:07:00 +0100
High winds batter Italy, toppling trees and whipping up waves
Italy was lashed by winds of over 100 kilometres an hour on Wednesday, causing trees to topple, disrupting transport and whipping up waves several metres high.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:27:33 +0100
Italian regulator fines six travel booking sites for unfair practices
The Italian Antitrust Authority fined six travel websites more than €4 million on Wednesday for lack of transparency and unfair practices, including adding credit card fees and charging customers premium rates for telephone inquiries.

Krakow Post

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:51:00 +0000
“Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight
"Indie rock in its purest form": Sonbird, an up-and-coming quartet hailing from Żywiec, will perform at Kolanko Nº 6 tonight. The post “Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:58:39 +0000
WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer
WATCH: This musical robot "Staszek" can accompany his programmer, AGH student/violinist Wojciech Świtała, on piano and cymbal The post WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:38:32 +0000
Why Krakow will be full of ❤️s tomorrow
On Sunday WOŚP, Poland's most famous charity, will take to the streets to raise money for neonatal healthcare around the country The post Why Krakow will be full of ❤️s tomorrow appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:39:57 +0000
Another year, another #CzarnyProtest for women’s rights
After the Polish parliament ended consideration of a project to loosen Poland's restrictive abortion laws, activists are once again taking to Krakow's Main Square in a fresh #CzarnyProtest The post Another year, another #CzarnyProtest for women’...

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:25:42 +0000
Want to go ice-skating in Krakow? Here’s how
Looking for a place to have a nice January date, get bruises with friends, or simply practice your sick moves? Good news! There are several places around Krakow where you can go ice skating and accomplish exactly that. The post Want to go ice-skating...

Lithuania Delfi

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:37:11 +0200
Health Minister sees no sense in sugar tax amid plans to improve product contents
Sugar tax is not planned in Lithuania for now, as the content of sugar in products should be reduced through agreements with manufacturers, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga says.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:03:35 +0200
Rating data of Lithuania's conservatives, LFGU differ – Delfi/Spinter poll
The popularity of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union and the opposition conservatives battling at the top of the country's most popular parties remains unchanged for now, according to a poll conducted by Spinter Tyrimai (Spinter Surveys) ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:58:01 +0200
A senior executive of Latvian Railways resigns after arrest in Lithuania on Polish warrant
Verners Lūsis has resigned as CEO of LDZ Logistics, a subsidiary of Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways), after he was detained in Lithuania last week at Poland's request.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:51:43 +0200
Lithuanian government proposes 30 pct pay rise for intelligence officers
The Lithuanian government proposed on Wednesday to increase intelligence officers' salaries by almost one-third.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:52:40 +0200
Germany hands over February 16 Independence Act to Lithuania
Germany's representatives officially handed over the February 16 of 1918 Independence Act on restoration of Lithuania's statehood to Lithuania on Wednesday.

Lithuania Tribune

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 18:58:22 +0000
Subscribe to the new Lithuania Tribune
Since 2009, the Lithuania Tribune (our new address http://en.delfi.lt/) news portal has been bringing you the most insightful and relevant news about Lithuania and the Baltic region. Now we are relaunching our website and evolving our services in or...

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:51:34 +0000
The Lithuania Tribune moved to new and bigger platform
Providing English-language Lithuania news coverage since August 2009, the Lithuania Tribune had switched gears and moved to a new and better platform. “The Tribune is accelerating forward,” said  Editor-in-Chief Ruslanas Iržikevičius....

Mon, 11 May 2015 13:20:32 +0000
Blossom of Hope pits James Bond against breast cancer
George East | the Lithuania Tribune The International Women’s Association of Vilnius (IWAV) mixes charity with a twist of James Bond, in order to help Lithuanian women fighting breast cancer. IWAV invites all who support this idea to come to i...

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:11:01 +0000
Google registers a company in Lithuania
ELTA Google, an information technology giant from the United States, on Thursday registered their company Google Lithuania in the country. Data from Lithuania’s Centre of Registers shows that the new company was registered with the authority on...

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:09:03 +0000
British defence secretary warns of Russia’s danger to Baltic states
ELTA Russia could inflict the tactics it is accused of using to destabilize Ukraine on Baltic members of NATO, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon warned in comments to British newspapers on Wednesday. He said that NATO must be prepared for Russ...

Liverpool Echo

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Don't get Connor mixed up with Pat
Television soaps dominated Christmas TV last year, as they always do.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:52:22 GMT
Controlled explosion carried out at scene of suspected hand grenade find
Workers were evacuated from the site and a police cordon and road closure was put in place

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:30:00 GMT
Live: M6 crash leads to long tailbacks - latest updates
The latest breaking news, weather and travel from our Old Halls Street newsroom

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT
Degsy's verdict on the stories making the news
'I wonder where those decades have gone'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT
Four hour ordeal of schoolboys kidnapped by knife-wielding teenage thugs
One boy was ordered to shoplift by attackers and later ordered to jump into a canal

Macclesfield Express

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:12:02 GMT
Macclesfield College gets thumbs up from schools watchdog
Ofsted said the Park Lane college had improved since its last inspection

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:12:00 GMT
Centenary show recreates sights and smells of WW1 Trenches
The Macclesfiled exhibition is open to visitors

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:03:15 GMT
Lidl gets green light to come to Macclesfield
The proposal to build a new supermarket on Parsonage Street have been given the go ahead by councillors

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:05:06 GMT
Macclesfield road closed for 10 days
Chester Road, in Macclesfield, will be closed until Friday, January 26.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:24:18 GMT
Macc writer aims to bring back town's silk history with new book
Inspired after recognising two silk images at an antiques auction, Gillian Birch has written a definitive guide to Macclesfield's silk art work

Macedonian News Agency

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:13:05 +0000
VMRO-DPMNE’s EC holds its first meeting
The Executive Committee of VMRO-DPMNE held its first session, condemning the political persecution by the government, which through judicial authorities is committed against MPs, artists, police officers and other persons whose only sin is that they ...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:53:05 +0000
New round of talks in New York: Nimetz believes Zaev wants quick solution to name issue
Matthew Nimetz, the UN mediator in the Macedonia-Greece name dispute told Greece’s state broadcaster ERT that there is no new name proposal and that he will put several ideas on the table in an upcoming meeting in New York on January 17, proposals ...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:50:22 +0000
Ohrid named ‘world’s capital of humanism’ by World Organization for Social Integration
The World Organization for Social Integration has issued on its website an exclusive feature about Ohrid and Macedonia describing it as ‘the world’s capital of humanism in honor of St. Clement of Ohrid.’ Clement of Ohrid, a disciple of the sain...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:45:12 +0000
Mickoski: With sporting courage and excellent strategy to another handball victory
Hristijan Mickoski, the leader of VMRO – DPMNE, congratulated Monday’s victory of the Macedonian handball players over the Montenegrin national team on Facebook. “Proof that with a strong will, honest approach and sacrifice everything is possib...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:42:55 +0000
Victory against Montenegro propels Macedonia to second EHF EURO stage
After a 25:24 victory against Slovenia in their EHF EURO 2018 opener in Zagreb, Macedonia recorded another one-goal win in Group C on Monday, thereby booking their ticket for the next stage. It was another hard-earned win for coach Raul Gonzalez’s ...

Malta Gozo News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:49:43 +0000
U.S.Ambassador pays courtesy visit to the Minister for Gozo
The U.S Ambassador to Malta G. Kathleen Hill, has today paid a courtesy visit to the Minister for...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:12:34 +0000
The Big Picture – Don Bosco Grand Concert 2018 in Gozo
This year’s Don Bosco Grand Concert is – The Big Picture – and will be presented by the...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:32:26 +0000
The Rise of the Machines – looking at their effect in today’s IT world
Philosophy Sharing Gozo is organising its next public talk – The Rise of the Machines – by Godwin...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:01:48 +0000
Power suspensions in areas of Ghasri and Qala this Friday
Enemalta will be carrying out scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid in Gozo this Friday, the 19th...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:29:01 +0000
Gozo Channel extra crossings for this Saturday’s Valletta 2018 events
Special arrangements are being made by Gozo Channel for the Valletta 2018 Opening Programme of Events being held...

Malta Independent

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:18:00 +0100
Have the conditions surrounding AUM’s licence to operate as a university changed in any way?
Questions have been raised about whether the conditions surrounding the American University of Malta (AUM) licence agreement have been changed after replies were provided this week to a number of Parliamentary Questions.Shadow minister for education ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:37:00 +0100
TMID Editorial: Commissioner Cutajar, now that you know you can investigate…
Both the Chief Justice and the Justice Minister have independently confirmed that the police force does not even need a ‘reasonable suspicion’ to launch an investigation, and that the police can investigate anything based on any piece of ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:15:00 +0100
European Parliament rule of law report on Malta ‘not credible’ – Alfred Sant
Former Prime Minister and Labour Party leader Alfred Sant today writes that the rule of law report on Malta prepared by a European Parliament delegation is ‘not credible”.In his blog for The Malta Independent, Sant says that the presence ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:41:00 +0100
Average annual basic salary has increased by over €4,000 since 2008
The average annual basic salary increased by €4,285 between 2008 and 2017, information tabled in Parliament shows. Education Minister Evarist Bartolo was replying to a Parliamentary Question by government MP Clayton Bartolo. Information released...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:54:00 +0100
Final preparations for V18 official opening ceremony
Preparations are full speed ahead for the Valletta 18 opening ceremony and a programme of activities that will be held across the capital city on Saturday, the day when Valletta officially becomes Europe's capital city of cultue for the rest of the y...

Malta Today

Thu,18 Jan 2018 10:48:49 +0100
Stop Soros: Hungarian lawmakers present new legislation to curb immigration
A new bill put forward by Hungarian MPs in effort to curb immigration has been dubbed the 'Stop Soros Act', referring to billionaire political activist and US-Hungarian Georgre Soros

Thu,18 Jan 2018 09:21:45 +0100
Let the real truth come out
A new development in Egrant-gate seems to indicate we are seeing an end in sight to this inquiry which continues to haunt the Muscat administration almost a year after the revelations were first publicized

Thu,18 Jan 2018 09:15:16 +0100
MEP Alfred Sant admits Malta facing governance and corruption problems
Former Maltese PM says island faces clear problem in governance and control of corruption but said MEPs' mission to Malta on rule of law was “risible”

Thu,18 Jan 2018 09:08:43 +0100
Kaccaturi San Ubertu condemn Maltese caught hunting illegally in Sicily
KSU said it would await Italian court’s verdict, and would revoke any memberships, if those charged were members of the organisation 

Thu,18 Jan 2018 07:58:07 +0100
[WATCH] Influenza cases skyrocket as doctors talk of ‘worst flu season ever’
Around half of Malta’s population might contract influenza by end of winter, vaccine might not work in cases of infections with different strain

Moscow Times

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0400
Crimea Government Moves Swiftly to Join Russia
Residents of Crimea remained divided Monday about the outcome of a weekend referendum in which voters chose overwhelmingly to split from Ukraine and join Russia, even as government agencies in the regional capital quickly moved to re-register themsel...

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:51:57 +0300
Reluctantly, Russia Starts Sell-Off of Major State Companies
Back in April, President Vladimir Putin was asked at a press conference why he planned to sell state companies just when the market was at bottom.

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:23:45 +0300
Moscow Battered by Apocalyptic Overnight Thunderstorms
A clean-up operation is under way in Moscow after the city and the surrounding region were lashed by overnight thunderstorms and torrential rain.

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 20:10:08 +0300
Russian Orthodox Church Responds to Women Who 'Are Not Afraid to Speak'
Thousands of women in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus have taken to social media to share their experiences of sexual violence in an online flash mob under the hashtags #янебоюсьсказати and #янеб...

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:33:18 +0300
Russian Minister: Infrastructure Needed for Yarovaya's Anti-Terror Law Doesn't Exist
Russia's deputy minister for economic development has said that the data storage infrastructure needed for new anti-terror legislation doesn't exist anywhere in the world, the Interfax news agency reported Thursday.

Newark Advertiser

Northern Ireland BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:09:11 GMT
Karen Bradley expected to announce fresh round of talks
Karen Bradley is expected to announce a new round of talks aimed at restoring the Stormont executive.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:28:52 GMT
Newry death: Man charged with manslaughter
The 32-year-old faces manslaughter and drugs charges following a death in Newry.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:56:43 GMT
Spray painting a millionaire party planner's mansion
The 'Belfast Banksy' who flew to Vegas to transform a mansion into a gingerbread house.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:38:27 GMT
NI newspaper review: Schools out and how not to act your age
Papers turn up the heat on heads for shutting schools due to snow and meets actors ageing backwards.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:33:44 GMT
More than 4,000 NI pupils suspended from school last year
Just under a third of suspensions were given for physical attacks on other pupils or staff, figures show.

Northwich Guardian

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:18:18 +0000
HOUR AND A HALF long queues on the M6 after rush hour crash
DRIVERS travelling south on the M6 are facing long queues this morning.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:30:00 +0000
Time to 'get up for Down's' to raise awareness of syndrome
NORTHWICH, Winsford and Middlewich residents are being encouraged to 'get up for Down's' again in 2018.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:53:42 +0000
Winnington Village builder in 'critical condition' after injury on site
A WORKER on the Winnington Village housing development is in critical condition following an incident on the site yesterday, Tuesday.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:30:00 +0000
Daneside Court manager wins award to recognise her kindness
A CARE home manager has scooped an award for her kindness.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:31:43 +0000
Final call to donate to Vale Royal Lions fuel bank appeal
VALE Royal Lions, Citizens Advice and the Guardian are making a final push to help keep vulnerable residents warm this winter.

Norway Today

Thursday,January 15, 2015 10:12 AM
Royal cod on the catch for Haakon
It was royal handlines catch when Crown Prince Haakon attended the start of the traditional cod fishery on the outer side of Senja.

Thursday,December 11, 2014 11:32 AM
The prize winners are asking Norway to take responsibility
The prize winners urge the Norwegian government to take on the leadership in the fight for the children's rights in the world.

Saturday,December 06, 2014 11:57 PM
Labour Party will intervene to prevent a general arming of the police
Labour Party`s Hadia Tajik says the party still opposes a general armament. But she accepts that the police carry weapons until 19 December with the current threat.

Monday,November 24, 2014 10:42 AM
Researcher: IS does not disappear in the nearest future
The Islamic state (IS) will be able to utilize that local conflicts and instability becomes worse in the future. Among others have Lebanon and Jordan become destabilized.

Friday,November 21, 2014 11:22 AM
Hundreds in torchlight procession for a ten year old who was found dead in Oslo
Several hundred people walked in torchlight procession Friday evening for the ten year old boy who was found dead in the family's apartment on Mortensrud,

Norwegian Foreigner

Poland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:51:00 GMT
Tennis: Poland’s Radwańska into third round of Australian Open
Poland’s Agnieszka Radwańska has made it through to the third round of the singles at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:20:59 GMT
Polish soprano scores success at New York’s Met
Aleksandra Kurzak has won rave reviews for her performance as Nedda in Leoncacallo’s "Pagliacci" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:30:00 GMT
Major upsurge in tourism among Poles: report
The Polish Tour Operators Association (PZOT) has said that in the second week of 2018, sales at travel agents increased 61 percent year on year.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:30:00 GMT
Higher revenues from employers' social contributions
The Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) has reported a 10 percent increase in revenues from social security contributions paid by employers in Poland, the PAP news agency has reported.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Poland's PGNiG discovers new gas deposits
Polish gas giant PGNiG has discovered new gas deposits in the southeastern Podkarpackie province, the company has announced in a statement.

Poland Krakow

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:51:00 +0000
“Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight
"Indie rock in its purest form": Sonbird, an up-and-coming quartet hailing from Żywiec, will perform at Kolanko Nº 6 tonight. The post “Indie rock in its purest form”: Sonbird plays Krakow tonight appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:58:39 +0000
WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer
WATCH: This musical robot "Staszek" can accompany his programmer, AGH student/violinist Wojciech Świtała, on piano and cymbal The post WATCH: Robot pianist accompanies his Krakow student programmer appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:38:32 +0000
Why Krakow will be full of ❤️s tomorrow
On Sunday WOŚP, Poland's most famous charity, will take to the streets to raise money for neonatal healthcare around the country The post Why Krakow will be full of ❤️s tomorrow appeared first on The Krakow Post.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:39:57 +0000
Another year, another #CzarnyProtest for women’s rights
After the Polish parliament ended consideration of a project to loosen Poland's restrictive abortion laws, activists are once again taking to Krakow's Main Square in a fresh #CzarnyProtest The post Another year, another #CzarnyProtest for women’...

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:25:42 +0000
Want to go ice-skating in Krakow? Here’s how
Looking for a place to have a nice January date, get bruises with friends, or simply practice your sick moves? Good news! There are several places around Krakow where you can go ice skating and accomplish exactly that. The post Want to go ice-skating...

Portugal Resident

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:21:51 +0000
Festive tournaments at Santo António Golf
Golf Santo António at Parque da Floresta, Budens, held its Christmas and New Year’s festival with a combination of events. The Christmas Eve Shotgun Texas Scramble was won by Francisco Borges, Marcelo Castela, Tiago Borges and Rui Glória; on Boxi...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:19:48 +0000
Business breakfast at Hilton Vilamoura
A business breakfast to discuss the 2018 State Budget and how it will impact foreign-owned properties in Portugal will be held on Wednesday, January 24 at Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa. Organised by the British-Portuguese Chamber...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:18:23 +0000
HPA group inaugurates psychiatric unit in São Brás
The HPA group has inaugurated a new psychiatric unit entitled BELIEVE at the SIIPEMOR clinic in São Brás de Alportel. The new unit is located on the first and second floors of the clinic and offers not only basic psychiatric and psychological care ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:15:39 +0000
Jazzy wine events “selling out fast” in Silves
‘Jazz nas Adegas’, an event that combines jazz music and local wines into one unique experience, is off to a terrific start and is selling out fast. The first show, held on January 13 at Quinta João Clara in Alcantarilha, was completely sold out...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:12:42 +0000
Portimonense - Check mate
Over 5,000 fans packed into the Estádio do Bessa to cheer Boavista to a clear-cut 2-0 win over visiting Portimonense last Sunday. Manager Vítor Oliveira’s men struggled to deal with a lively home 11 from the start and fell behind to a Fábio Espi...

Pravda Russian News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:17:00 +0300
Kremlin speaks about Putin's health
Vladimir Putin's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin was staying in excellent physical shape

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:06:00 +0300
Three scenarios of new super sanctions against Russia published
The head of the Russian Finance Ministry, Anton Siluanov, said that the Americans would suffer additional losses if they impose sanctions on Russia's public debt

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:28:00 +0300
Ukraine suspicious about Russia's intention to give away rusty ships to Kiev
The Ukrainian authorities will "carefully look" into the proposal from President Putin to deliver the remaining Ukrainian military equipment in Crimea to Kiev

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 18:22:00 +0300
Priorities for the Russian Army in 2018
One of the most important priorities is to maintain parity in the field of strategic nuclear forces, the development of high-precision military systems

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:20:00 +0300
Putin says how he is going to see the New Year in
On the last Friday of 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin will work till 6 or 7 p.m. The president will hold a number of internal meetings

Pravda World News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:49:00 +0300
Ukraine refuses to terminate diplomatic relations with Russia
Deputies of the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) voted against the adoption of an amendment to the law on the reintegration of the Donbass

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:34:00 +0300
Sheep disrupt the work of US missile defences in Romania
The US missile defence system protecting NATO countries from ballistic missiles has proved to be invulnerable to sheep

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:55:00 +0300
Eurofighter Typhoon fighters intercept Russian Tu-160 bombers
On January 15, two British Eurofighter Typhoon fighters took off from the Lossiemouth airbase in Scotland to intercept Russian Tu-160 bombers

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:01:00 +0300
German experts name Russia's most dangerous weapon
The German press came to the conclusion that Russia's Zircon missile sea-launched complex represents a real threat to warships of different countries

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:54:00 +0300
US diplomat makes fool of himself in the Netherlands
American diplomats may show an extremely low level of professionalism at times

Radio Poland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:51:00 GMT
Tennis: Poland’s Radwańska into third round of Australian Open
Poland’s Agnieszka Radwańska has made it through to the third round of the singles at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:20:59 GMT
Polish soprano scores success at New York’s Met
Aleksandra Kurzak has won rave reviews for her performance as Nedda in Leoncacallo’s "Pagliacci" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:30:00 GMT
Major upsurge in tourism among Poles: report
The Polish Tour Operators Association (PZOT) has said that in the second week of 2018, sales at travel agents increased 61 percent year on year.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:30:00 GMT
Higher revenues from employers' social contributions
The Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) has reported a 10 percent increase in revenues from social security contributions paid by employers in Poland, the PAP news agency has reported.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Poland's PGNiG discovers new gas deposits
Polish gas giant PGNiG has discovered new gas deposits in the southeastern Podkarpackie province, the company has announced in a statement.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:42 +0000
This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)
File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of wages on rent.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:59:06 +0000
Piles of Christmas trees left uncollected in Twickenham for more than a week
Piles of christmas trees have been left uncollected in Twickenham for more than a week.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:21 +0000
South west London police services could merge if controversial plans are given the green light
Massive changes could come to policing in Wandsworth, Kingston, Richmond and Merton in May, with the four borough forces set to merge.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:05:05 +0000
Tech start-ups and film studios: Richmond's job growth second-largest in London
With tech firm giants like Ebay and Paypal moving in, it’s not surprising job growth in Richmond increased more over the last forty years than almost any other London borough.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:52:11 +0000
The capital's 'greenest' boroughs revealed in a new study (and it's good news for south London)
Sutton is the London’s greenest borough, according to the findings of a recent study.

Romania Agerpres

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:53:24 +0200
PM-designate Dancila says it's important to implement governing programme; prepare EU Council Presidency takeover
<p>Prime Minister-designate Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday that it&#39;s important to put into practice the governing programme, but also 2018- the Centennial Year and prepare to take over the Presidency of the Council of...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:38:55 +0200
President Iohannis designates Viorica Dancila for Prime Minister office
<p>President Klaus Iohannis announced on Wednesday that he designated Social Democrat Party&#39;s (PSD) proposal, Viorica Dancila, for the Prime Minister office.&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;Having weighed all argum...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:08:25 +0200
ForMin Melescanu, after meeting Italian counterpart: We agreed to prepare the third joint gov't meeting
<p>Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Wednesday said he agreed with his Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano to initiate the preparation of the third joint meeting of the governments of the two countries.<br /> <...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:28:24 +0200
President Iohannis kicks off consultations with parliamentary parties and formations for premier's designation
<p>President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday at noon started consultations with the parliamentary political parties and formations for the designation of a nominee for prime minister after Mihai Tudose resigned office, with the PSD-AL...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:03:08 +0200
Shinzo Abe, at Cotroceni: Romania is a crucial partner to Japan
<p>Japan&#39;s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that Romania is a crucial partner to Japan, adding that he agreed with President Klaus Iohannis to have a close cooperation between the two countries to &quot;mainta...

Romania Insider

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:06 GMT
UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security
The UK government money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:36:30 GMT
Travel disruption as high winds and snow hit UK
Gusts of up to 70mph bring down trees and damage electric wires across parts of the UK.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:04:17 GMT
Parents 'shelling out for free nursery scheme'
The government's 30-hour 'free' nursery scheme is being subsidised by parents, a survey suggests.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:52:53 GMT
A&E safety risks 'unacceptable', first minister warned
Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:11:11 GMT
Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop
The Newsnight presenter speaks about being harassed by a former friend for more than two decades.

Romanian National News Agency

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:53:24 +0200
PM-designate Dancila says it's important to implement governing programme; prepare EU Council Presidency takeover
<p>Prime Minister-designate Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday that it&#39;s important to put into practice the governing programme, but also 2018- the Centennial Year and prepare to take over the Presidency of the Council of...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:38:55 +0200
President Iohannis designates Viorica Dancila for Prime Minister office
<p>President Klaus Iohannis announced on Wednesday that he designated Social Democrat Party&#39;s (PSD) proposal, Viorica Dancila, for the Prime Minister office.&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;Having weighed all argum...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:08:25 +0200
ForMin Melescanu, after meeting Italian counterpart: We agreed to prepare the third joint gov't meeting
<p>Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Wednesday said he agreed with his Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano to initiate the preparation of the third joint meeting of the governments of the two countries.<br /> <...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:28:24 +0200
President Iohannis kicks off consultations with parliamentary parties and formations for premier's designation
<p>President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday at noon started consultations with the parliamentary political parties and formations for the designation of a nominee for prime minister after Mihai Tudose resigned office, with the PSD-AL...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:03:08 +0200
Shinzo Abe, at Cotroceni: Romania is a crucial partner to Japan
<p>Japan&#39;s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that Romania is a crucial partner to Japan, adding that he agreed with President Klaus Iohannis to have a close cooperation between the two countries to &quot;mainta...

RT

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:47:18 +0000
Bitcoin crash sparks investor appetite for gold
A major correction on the cryptocurrency market has revived investor interest in the world's oldest commodity. Gold has seen a breakneck-paced rally this month. Read Full Article at RT.com

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:24:00 +0000
US backtracks on ‘Kurdish border force’, Turkey cites record of broken promises
Turkey said it was unimpressed by US attempts to downplay a planned 30,000-strong, predominantly Kurdish border force in northern Syria. The Turkish foreign minister said the US had lied about supporting the Kurds in the past. Read Full...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:43 +0000
End of world? British scientists challenge UN global warming predictions
Climate change predictions making alarming claims on Earth’s future have been challenged by a new study. Suggestions the planet’s surface will warm by 5° Celsius by 2100 are not realistic, according to a team of scientists. Read Fu...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:09:19 +0000
Buses with Apple, Google employees pelted with stones in California
Shuttle buses carrying Apple and Google employees have been attacked with what police believe were either BB guns or rocks. Following the incident Apple said that some of its buses were temporarily rerouted. Read Full Article at RT.com ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:04:20 +0000
WADA doping kits broke during opening at Rio 2016 – Fancy Bears leak
Doping sample bottles used by the World Anti-Doping Agency at the Rio 2016 Olympics had a tendency to break when opened, a fresh batch of leaked emails, obtained by RT via the Fancy Bears hacking group, revealed. Read Full Article at RT...

Scotland BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:43:56 GMT
'Extreme caution' urged on roads
Drivers in Scotland and northern England warned of continuing difficult conditions.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:18:02 GMT
MSPs recommend repeal of Offensive Behaviour at Football Act
A majority of members on Holyrood's justice committee back a bid to repeal the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:29:43 GMT
V&A Dundee Museum of Design announces opening date
The £80.1m museum of design's first exhibition will be Ocean Liners: Speed & Style.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:18:48 GMT
MSPs set for Brexit bill talks at House of Lords
MSPs head for the House of Lords for talks with MPs and peers in a bid to avert a Brexit "constitutional crisis".

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:49:58 GMT
Jim Clark anniversary events unveiled
The double Formula One world champion will be celebrated in the Borders 50 years after his death in a crash.

Scotland Herald

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Call for universities to fast-track bright pupils into the second year of degree courses
PUPILS who complete Advanced Highers should be fast-tracked straight into the second year of a university degree course, according to Scotland’s fair access commissioner.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Alison Rowat: Is bad weather turning Scotland into a snowflake nation?
HERE is a tale of two winter wonderlands. One is coping admirably with cold weather, the other risks being seen as a snowflake. The first stop on our tour is the Yakutia region in Russia. Living 3000 miles east of Moscow, its population of Yakuts ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
RBS memo bombshell: "Sometimes you need to let customers hang themselves"
AN internal memo urging Royal Bank of Scotland workers to "let customers hang themselves" has been published ahead of a parliamentary probe into the institution.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:09:15 +0000
The Commons touch irks Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers
In terms of an expansive chin-wag, this was not quite the Frost and Nixon interviews. It was decidedly frosty mind you and the slim pickings the football writers winkled from Brendan Rodgers must have had their respective sports editors threatening t...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:30:00 +0000
Video: Scots churches could solve riddle of missing Finnish religion teacher
CHURCHES and other religious establishments could hold the key to the whereabouts of a Finnish woman who vanished in Edinburgh after it emerged she mysteriously left her job as a religious education teacher.

Serbia News

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:46:17 +0000
US Warns Kosovo Again Against Scrapping War Crimes Court
The U.S. ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, has warned the country’s politicians that they will bear “specific and harsh consequences” should their efforts to abolish a new war crimes court succeed. “Let me be clear: MPs who support this...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:16:05 +0000
Brnabic: Atmosphere of threats preceding murder
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says her government will provide every possible type assistance in investigating the murder of Oliver Ivanovic. In an interview for Radio Free Europe in the wake of the killing of the Serb politician in Kosovo, Brnabic poin...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:14:12 +0000
Oliver Ivanovic to be buried in Belgrade
A large number of citizens gathered on Wednesday in Kosovska Mitrovica to say goodbye to Oliver Ivanovic. The leader of the Civic Initiative (GI) SDP was shot six times in front of the party premises in northern Kosovska Mitrovica on Tuesday morning,...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:13:19 +0000
Bitcoin loses nearly half its value in crypto-market bloodbath
The cryptocurrency market has extended its losses, as major digital assets are trading 13 to 25 percent below previous day’s prices. Digital-currency locomotive bitcoin has now slid close to $10,000. The $10,000 milestone is 50 percent below th...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:05:50 +0000
US State Dept: Exercise increased caution in Kosovo due to terrorism
In their travel advisory published on January 10, US State Department warned citizens that Kosovo is a “High-Risk Area”. “Exercise increased caution in Kosovo due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk,” reads travel adv...

Sky News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:27:00 +0000
Hospital bed occupancy rate drops slightly
A total of 94.9% of beds were occupied in NHS hospitals in the last week, down marginally from 95% the previous week.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:45:00 +0000
'Danger to life' warning as wind whips UK
Flying debris could be a danger to life and cause damage to buildings as Britain is battered by gusts of up to 75mph.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:47:00 +0000
An extra £45m to keep out Calais migrants
Britain will spend close to £45m into extra security measures at Channel ports in a bid to stem migrants' attempts to enter the UK.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:41:00 +0000
iPhone 'text bomb' can crash your phone by text
A "text bomb" has been discovered which can crash iPhones just by being sent to a victim's device.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:13:00 +0000
Taxpayer to foot £199bn private finance bill
Taxpayers face a bill of £199bn for projects outsourced to private companies even if no new schemes are awarded public money.

Slovak Spectator

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:01:58 +0100
Press freedom is bleeding across our borders
Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:15:00 +0100
US director brings Russian bylina to Bratislava
Daniel Kramer, a controversial US theatre director, will soon premiere a co-production with the Flemish Opera in the Slovak National Theatre.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:30:00 +0100
Propulsion systems are getting more variable
Automotive industry experts do not see a funeral bell tolling for diesel motor vehicles.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:20:03 +0100
Education Ministry wants to double quotas for eight-year secondary grammar schools
The draft amendment aimed at simplifying red tape in schools and introducing electronisation of the system opened the issue of quotas for secondary grammar schools and alleged discrimination.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:01:18 +0100
New stretch of the Hungarian highway eases travel for Slovaks
The date of completion of the Bratislava-Košice highway is unknown.

Slovakia News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:20:02 +0000
Riviera adds Christmas market cruises for 2018
British river cruise company Riviera River Cruises will introduce two new Christmas markets cruises on Europe&#39;s Danube and Rhine rivers for December 2018. A new six-day The Danube&#39;s Imperial Cities &amp; Yuletide Markets River Cru...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:20:02 +0000
Hungary plan to tax NGOs that 'help' migration
The Hungarian government on Wednesday said it would propose a set of new laws that would tax and possibly sanction Hungarian groups which "assist illegal migration" and receive foreign funding. The package was named &#39;Stop Soros&...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:50:03 +0000
Slovakia most popular foreign state among Czechs
Slovakia remains the most popular foreign country among Czechs, according to the results of a survey carried out by STEM polling agency released on Wednesday. The poll suggests that almost 90 percent of Czechs have a close affinity with Slovakia. Au...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:20:02 +0000
1925- The First Fragrant Flower of Spring
Today, in the hundred-part series of songs which were recorded in the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, we get to 1925 and ‘The First Fragrant Flower of Spring.ʼ Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018Full story: Radio Pra...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:20:03 +0000
‘Bába z ledu’ receives 15 nominations for Czech Lions Award
The film Bába z Ledu or Ice Mother by Bohdan Sláma has received 15 nominations for this year’s Czech Lion domestic movie awards. The romantic comedy describing relations between three generations in one family was shot in a Czech-Slovak-French co...

Slovakia Spectator

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:15:00 +0100
US director brings Russian bylina to Bratislava
Daniel Kramer, a controversial US theatre director, will soon premiere a co-production with the Flemish Opera in the Slovak National Theatre.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:30:00 +0100
Propulsion systems are getting more variable
Automotive industry experts do not see a funeral bell tolling for diesel motor vehicles.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:20:03 +0100
Education Ministry wants to double quotas for eight-year secondary grammar schools
The draft amendment aimed at simplifying red tape in schools and introducing electronisation of the system opened the issue of quotas for secondary grammar schools and alleged discrimination.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:01:18 +0100
New stretch of the Hungarian highway eases travel for Slovaks
The date of completion of the Bratislava-Košice highway is unknown.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:51:20 +0100
Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index
Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.

Slovenia Times

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:01:01 +0100
IEDC HR Brunch Moscow 2018: Latest trends in management education
On January 19, 2018 IEDC-Bled School of Management, Slovenia, is organizing an HR Brunch titled "Latest trends in management education" in Moscow. The event is led by Prof. Danica Purg, Dean and President of IEDC, the first business school of its typ...

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 14:25:38 +0100
Another record year for tourist attraction Postojna Cave
Postojna - Postojnska jama, the company operating the world-famous Postojna Cave, had another record year and is planning to end 2017 with a profit of 6.5 million euro on revenue of almost 25 million euro.

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 09:18:48 +0100
Slovenia to start implementing arbitration award on Saturday
Ljubljana- Six months after the Slovenia-Croatia border arbitration tribunal handed down its award, Slovenia will start implementing the decision on the ground this Saturday as it formally asserts sovereignty over the land and sea it was awarded by t...

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:00:13 +0100
BTC CITY – UNIQUE SMART CITY
BTC has been the home of innovation and uniqueness for more than 60 years. The company is the trusted partner of more than 3,000, globally recognised, multinational and regional companies. However, BTC is probably the most famous for its one of a kin...

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:00:12 +0100
Instead of thinking the world is there to sell, think the world is there to create!
José Santos is an Affiliated Professor of Practice in Global Management at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, who centres his research and teaching on the general management of multinationals, with a particular focus on global integration and global inn...

South Wales Argus

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:09:36 +0000
County vs. Spurs - the 1960 cup tie that nearly never was
THE match on January 9, 1960 would be the fourth time that Spurs had visited Somerton Park, with the Argus reporting thousands of away fans invading Newport from the railway station.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:31:02 +0000
LIVE: City Summit debates future of Newport
BUSINESS and community leaders are gathering at the Celtic Manor Resort today for the fifth Newport City Summit.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:49:07 +0000
AM applauds Newport Live
THE organisation responsible for running sports, leisure and cultural services in Newport was applauded in the Senedd this week.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:17:18 +0000
More than 40,000 speeding tickets issued in Gwent in 2017
A FREEDOM of information (FOI) request has revealed that more than 40,000 speeding tickets were issued in Gwent in 2017 .

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:51:18 +0000
VIDEO: Cars and motorbikes using city supermarket car park as a race track
Cars and motorbikes have been filmed using a city supermarket car park as a race track.

St Albans Review

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:00 +0000
Antidepressants are questioned in new play with a medicated relationship
Two healthy young people sign up for a trial to test a new antidepressant. As the dosage is increased they fall in love - but is it real? If your happiness is artificially created, how can you trust your feelings?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:30:00 +0000
Survey held to help improve city centre parking
DRIVERS left searching for spaces in the area may find it easier after a survey designed to improve car parking is carried out.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:17:29 +0000
Church built on congregation's shillings celebrates 50th anniversary
A church hit its 50th anniversary - and members old and new came together to celebrate.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:01:50 +0000
M1 crash causes 90 minute rush hour delays
A crash on the M1 southbound involving a smart car and a lorry led to severe delays at the junction with the M25.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:26:39 +0000
MPs question airport's growth plans
The owners of a busy airport have promised a “full and robust” consultation process after its growth plan was questioned by MPs.

Swiss Info

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:00 GMT
Eased citizenship for third-generation immigrants to begin mid-February
The Swiss government has announced that from February 15, young people in Switzerland who fulfil certain conditions will be eligible to apply for citizenship via a simplified procedure. The Federal Council announced the date on Wednesday, almost on...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:27:00 GMT
Swiss designer Christa de Carouge has died
Iconic Swiss fashion designer Christa de Carouge has died following a short illness, according to her staff. A colleague of de Carouge’s confirmed to the Swiss News Agency on Wednesday that the 81-year-old designer had passed away overnight. Best...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:45:00 GMT
Plans presented to improve Swiss road network
The government has outlined its proposals to improve Switzerland's national road network. By 2040 about a fifth of the network is forecast to be stretched beyond current capacity, which is why, according to Transport Minister Doris Leuthard, signif...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:23:00 GMT
Extreme weather closes Swiss roads and rail lines
High winds from the latest winter storm to hit Switzerland have knocked down trees and blocked roads and rail lines. The winds from storm "Evi" reached speeds of up to 163 kilometres per hour (101 miles per hour) in the high Alps. In the lowlands, ...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT
User guide for direct democracy undergoes revamp
The official booklet for Swiss citizens seeking information on forthcoming nationwide votes has been given a make-over, including more space for political committees presenting their cases. Critics challenging a government policy have regularly comp...

The Argus

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:53:30 +0000
Care home worker resigns after child sex offence charges
A CARE home worker has resigned after being charged with seven counts of sexual offences against teenage boys.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:25:51 +0000
Everton fan died falling down stairs looking for place to urinate
AN EVERTON fan tragically died falling downstairs while trying to find a place to urinate.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:06:30 +0000
Motorists see red after two vandalism sprees
A SPATE of vandalism has left six cars with smashed windows.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:35:39 +0000
Chaos as fallen trees affect traffic across Sussex
DRIVERS across the county have awoken to find many of their routes blocked by fallen trees this morning.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:27:07 +0000
Saying a fond farewell to The Martlets Hall
THE Martlets Hall in Burgess Hill has been part of the town’s live arts scene since the 1970s but is to close in June to make way for a town centre revamp.

The Nordic Page

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:53:59 +0100
The new cabinet of Norway: Equal representation of women and men, and new ministry of the elderly

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:29:09 +0100
The Human Sushi: Old but Still Funnily Weird Fish Ad Campaign from Norway
Three ads from 2013 promote the health benefits of sushi and fish food in a funny way.

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:02:25 +0100
Why would not Norwegians move to the USA despite Trump's call?

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:02:25 +0100
Why would not Norwegians move to the USA despite Trump's call?

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:10:03 +0100
Press Conference of Norway Prime Minister with Donald Trump

Think Spain

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:59:33 +0200
Menopause drug side-effects spark legal action
WOMEN prescribed a drug to help with the menopause which produced severe and often irreversible side-effects have banded together to ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:08:35 +0200
Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova release first picture of newborn twins
SECOND-GENERATION Spanish pop legend Enrique Iglesias and his retired tennis champion partner Anna Kournikova have released the first ...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:57:08 +0200
Tax breaks for firms allowing home-working and flexitime on the cards
MADRID is considering offering tax breaks to companies which encourage working from home, or remotely, and may include those which give employees the ...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:01:37 +0200
Lydia Valentin gets Olympic silver medal after 10-year wait
SPANISH weight-lifter Lydia Valentín has collected her Olympic silver medal - 10 years after she won it.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:59:40 +0200
'Stigma' surrounding lung cancer hinders research resources, say oncologists
SPANISH Medical Oncology Society (SEOM) representatives have warned that lung cancer in western women is reaching 'epidemic ...

This Is Local London

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:15:04 +0000
Dartford Crossing part closed due to wind, train hits tree, Woolwich school damaged - live travel and weather updates

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:18:23 +0000
Woolwich Polytechnic closed after huge chunk of roof blown off in strong winds
Woolwich Polytechnic School has had to shut to all staff and pupils after a large chunk of the roof was blown off.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000
Gang member who stamped officer's head can no longer enter borough
A gang member who attacked police after they tried to arrest him has been banned from the borough.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:08:08 +0000
Ruislip woman takes on London Landmarks challenge in memory of her dad
A RUISLIP woman will be running through the City of London on Sunday, March 25, in the London Landmarks Half Marathon event in memory of her dad, Ernie.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:42 +0000
This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)
File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of wages on rent.

Times of Malta

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:45:00 +0100
Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first
A drone rescued two swimmers off an Australian beach on Thursday, a world first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited to saving lives at sea, authorities said. The rescue took place as life savers at Le...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:26:05 +0100
Third season of dry weather fuels Malta's desertification
They may be called Chadwick Lakes, but that part of Qlejgħa Valley in the limits of Rabat and Mtarfa remains dry, almost a month after winter started. Though there has been some rain, the ‘wet season’ has so far been rathe...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:26:00 +0100
Scathing White House expose television rights sold
Fire And Fury, the White House expose met with outrage from Donald Trump, is heading to television after the rights were purchased in a deal reported to be worth seven figures. Endeavour Content confirmed on Wednesday that it h...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:06:09 +0100
Pure sociopathy
Austrian director Michael Haneke (Funny Games, 1997; Caché, 2005; The White Ribbon, 2009; Amour, 2012)  returns to many of his classic themes in a stark, unforgiving and gripping satire on bourgeois Europeans and the people ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:47:00 +0100
Who are the likely contenders to succeed Jones as England coach?
Eddie Jones' two-year contract extension as England head coach means he will now leave the position in 2021. The Australian was due to step down after the 2019 World Cup but will now work alongside his eventual successor, who t...

Todays Zaman

Tottenham Independent

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:28:15 +0000
Two women and man have lucky escape from house fire
Two women and a man had a lucky escape from a burning house.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:01:45 +0000
Vivid and atmospheric historical fiction set in Georgian London
One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock is told that one of his captains has sold Jonah’s ship for what appears to be a mermaid. As gossip spreads through the city, everyone wants to see Mr Hancock’s marvel, and soon he makes th...

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:20:00 +0000
How can you keep your child safe online?
AS children get used to their new tablets, smart phones and games consoles post-Christmas it would be fair to assume many will be spending more time online this year.

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000
Free digital marketing seminars for local businesses
The Observer is running a limited series of free digital marketing advice seminars, aimed specifically at local businesses who would like to expand their digital knowledge and cut through the jargon.

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:49:20 +0000
So, what IS the law on using your foglamps when driving?
It’s been foggy the last few days.

Turkey

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:21:05 Z
Turkey not satisfied by US remarks about YPG army: Turkish FM
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Jan. 18 that Turkey was not satisfied by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement that the U.S. had no intention to build a Syria-Turkey border force, who said the issue was “misportr...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:25:59 Z
Turkish Chief of Staff Akar heads to Russia to meet counterpart Gerasimov
Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar on Jan. 18 headed to Russia for a surprise meeting with his Russian counterpart Valery Gerasimov, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:26:00 Z
Turkish Army orders ‘highest level security’ to troops on Syria border
The Turkish Army (TSK) on Jan. 18 ordered its troops on the Syrian border in southern Turkey to increase security measures to the “highest level” ahead of a possible military operation into Afrin.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:20:47 Z
US has no intentioın to buiild YPG army at Syria’s border with Turkey: Tillerson
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has denied that the United States had any intention of building a Syria-Turkey border force and said the issue had been “misportrayed, misdescribed.”

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:18:40 Z
Turkey to take urgent action against threats from Syria
Turkey’s top civil and military leadership on Jan. 17 said it will take “immediate” and “resolute” steps to protect the nation from threats coming from western Syria.

Turkey Istanbul

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:45:59 +0200
New app developed by Turkish university digitalizes Istanbul’s cultural heritage
"Don't forget Istanbul," a project which aims to promote and protect Istanbul's history, historical figures, places and works has been completed by Istanbul Şehir University. The project, which was...Click To Continue

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:33:32 +0200
Transportation minister unveils final 45-kilometer route of Kanal Istanbul project
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan Monday unveiled the final route of the Kanal Istanbul project, a canal parallel to the Bosporus that is planned to connect the Black...Click To Continue

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 19:02:04 +0200
Istanbul's Iron Church regains popularity after restoration
Istanbul's Sveti Stefan, or Iron Church as it is commonly known, drew hundreds of visitors a week after it was reopened by Turkish and Bulgarian leaders following major restorationClick To Continue

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:23:02 +0200
Thousands gather in Jerusalem awareness run in Istanbul's Üsküdar despite cold weather
A public run was held on Sunday in Istanbul to raise awareness about Jerusalem, a contentious issue since early last month when the U.S. recognized the city as Israel's capital. The move by President...Click To Continue

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:54:14 +0200
Istanbul to welcome season’s first snowfall this weekend
First snowfall of the season is expected to hit Istanbul Sunday, while Turkey's northern and central regions are predicted to experience a temperature drop by 5-9 degrees Celsius. Turkey's General...Click To Continue

Turkey Nation

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:14:53 +0200
President Erdoğan receives Palestinian teen Fawzi al-Juneidi
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday received Fawzi al-Juneidi, a Palestinian teen who became a symbol of Palestinian opposition to the U.S. decision of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Erdoğan...Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:33:39 +0200
Turkish police foil scheme to smuggle criminals into Germany
Police in capital Ankara have discovered a ring of human smugglers who helped people with criminal records flee to Germany. Four suspects were detained yesterday for arranging passports originally reserved...Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:33:22 +0200
Belgian Daesh suspect arrested in central Turkey
A suspect wanted by Belgium on terror charges was arrested yesterday in the central Turkish province of Kayseri after he was captured on Jan. 7.The suspect, identified as A.A., a Belgian citizen of Algerian...Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:33:09 +0200
Father claims Adnan Oktar tore family apart
Adnan Oktar, a larger-than-life television personality and author who is described as a cult leader, faces accusations from a Turkish man living in Austria for brainwashing his daughters to submission....Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:32:53 +0200
Turkish gov't to boost computer literacy
The Turkish government is planning to establish Public Information Centers in order to increase internet and computer literacy, Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan...Click To Continue

Turkish Weekly


CHP leader urges gov’t not to turn post-coup probe into ‘witch hunt’
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the government not to turn the investigation into the recent failed coup attempt into a “witch hunt,&...


US offered to help on Gülen’s extradition, Turkish FM confirms
The United States made an offer to form a working group composed of officials from its foreign affairs and justice departments in order to assist Turkey in preparing its formal request for the extradi...


No isolationist path for Britain, Johnson insists
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday that his country’s planned departure from the European Union did not mean it was following an isolationist path


Syrian fighters seize half of Manbij from Islamic State
Syrians battling Islamic State fighters in Manbij now have control of about half of the city, a spokesman for the anti-IS coalition said Friday


Flights as usual after failed coup attempt, Turkish Airlines chairman says
hings are back to normal for Turkish Airlines (THY), the flag carrier’s chairman İlker Aycı has told Hürriyet Daily News, following a coup attempt on July 15 which hit Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport

UK BBC

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:06 GMT
UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security
The UK government money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:36:30 GMT
Travel disruption as high winds and snow hit UK
Gusts of up to 70mph bring down trees and damage electric wires across parts of the UK.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:04:17 GMT
Parents 'shelling out for free nursery scheme'
The government's 30-hour 'free' nursery scheme is being subsidised by parents, a survey suggests.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:52:53 GMT
A&E safety risks 'unacceptable', first minister warned
Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:11:11 GMT
Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop
The Newsnight presenter speaks about being harassed by a former friend for more than two decades.

UK Breaking

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:31:46 GMT
Turpin family's Texan homes 'had scratches on doors and cages in the wardrobe'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:00:00 GMT
NHS attempts to save £3 per flu jab have fuelled winter crisis as 'Japanese flu' spreads through hospitals 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:15:00 GMT
Hollywood 'unethical' for starring chimpanzees and orangutans in films

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:18:09 GMT
More than 50 killed after bus catches fire in Kazakhstan

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:21:12 GMT
Hunt saboteurs join forces with huntsmen as they come together to rescue horse stuck in a bog

UK Daily Express

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:48:00 +0000
'Macron wants to DRAIN JOBS from UK' - Ex-ambassador issues important Brexit warning
A STARK warning has been issued by the UK’s former Ambassador to France that Theresa May should beware of greedy Emmanuel Macron’s apparently friendly gesture of lending the Bayeux Tapestry to Britain.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:37:00 +0000
‘You are being incredibly BBC-LIKE’ Minister SKEWERS confused Newsnight presenter
BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis was skewered by Foreign Office Minister Harriet Baldwin last night as she attacked her for being “incredibly BBC-like”, during an interview.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:37:00 +0000
SAS 1980 Iranian Embassy siege HERO who guarded Princess Diana left HOMELESS and destitute
AN SAS hero who heroically stormed the Iranian embassy in 1980, served in the Falklands War and provided bodyguard services to Princess Diana has been revealed as homeless.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:27:00 +0000
Theresa May's EPIC SNUB of Remainer George Osborne that breaks 50 year tradition
GEORGE Osborne, the arch-enemy of Theresa May, has been given the most public of snubs by Downing Street after he was denied the offer of a peerage, breaking a 50-year-old tradition.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:09:00 +0000
Andrew Neil reduces Labour MP to SILENCE during feisty television row over quiet Corbyn
BBC HOST Andrew Neil roasted Labour frontbencher Chi Onwurah over the failure of Jeremy Corbyn and his party allies to condemn the crackdown of democratic protest against the Islamic Government of Iran.

UK Independent

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:47:00 +0000
UK weather - live updates: Snow and severe winds to hit Britain causing travel chaos nationwide
Yellow 'be aware' warnings issued for wind, snow and ice

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:24:00 +0000
UK weather latest: Severe winds pummel Britain as snow and 80mph gusts spark travel mayhem
Yellow 'be aware' warnings issued for wind, snow and ice as drivers warned to only travel if necessary

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Builder kidnapped, raped and cut throat of niece before hiding body in freezer, Old Bailey hears
Mujahid Arshid, 33, hired labourer Vincent Tappu, 28, to assist him with abduction of relative and second woman after becoming 'sexually fixated' on victims, court told

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:08:00 +0000
Taxpayers to foot £200bn bill for PFI contracts, National Audit Office finds
'Carillion is just the latest example of how bad things go wrong when public services are left in the hand of profit-hungry companies'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:17:22 +0000
Majority of disability benefit claimants being left with not enough to live on, campaigners warn
Employment and Support Allowance survey suggesting 60 percent of recipients struggling even before cuts branded 'damning indictment of Government' by Labour

UK Telegraph

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:31:46 GMT
Turpin family's Texan homes 'had scratches on doors and cages in the wardrobe'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:00:00 GMT
NHS attempts to save £3 per flu jab have fuelled winter crisis as 'Japanese flu' spreads through hospitals 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:15:00 GMT
Hollywood 'unethical' for starring chimpanzees and orangutans in films

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:18:09 GMT
More than 50 killed after bus catches fire in Kazakhstan

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:21:12 GMT
Hunt saboteurs join forces with huntsmen as they come together to rescue horse stuck in a bog

UK Times

Ukraine News

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:58:47 +0000
Ukrinform: Ukraine spends 265.5 million to get ready for 2018 Winter Olympics
Youth and Sports Minister of Ukraine Ihor Zhdanov has revealed that Hr 265.5 million was allocated from the state budget for the preparation of athletes for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang (South Korea). Read more here. The post Ukrinfo...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:38:51 +0000
Kobolev says Naftogaz to pay $300 million loan to EBRD in January
National joint-stock company Naftogaz Ukrainy in January 2018 would pay the credit line provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for purchase of natural gas, Naftogaz Head Andriy Kobolev told reporters in Kyiv on Jan. 1...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:11:44 +0000
Associated Press: Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Russia probes come up aga...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:57:42 +0000
UNIAN: Hackers attack Antonov’s website, post letter criticizing Ukraine’s government
Ukraine’s largest aircraft manufacturer, state-run Antonov Enterprise has announced about a hacker attack on its website where a fake letter criticizing the Ukrainian government and its head, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, was posted, accor...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:50:44 +0000
Reuters: Trump denies US embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump denied on Jan. 17 that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to hap...

Unian News Agency

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:47:00 +0200
Ukraine's Deposit Guarantee Fund pays over $246 mln to insolvent banks' depositors in 2017
Ukraine's Deposit Guarantee Fund in 2017 paid depositors of insolvent banks UAH 7.058 billion (US$246.2 million), which was by 50% down from UAH 14.936 billion ($521 million) in 2016, according to the Fund's press service.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:15:00 +0200
Ukraine's Security and Defense Council endorses draft law on national security
The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine has endorsed the draft law "On the National Security of Ukraine," which introduces civilian control over the nation's security and defense sector, according to the NSDC's p...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:52:00 +0200
Ukraine's Finance Minister Danyliuk: Ukraine needs IMF funds, conditions to be met in Q1
Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk says that Ukraine needs financing by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other international financial organizations and will be able to fulfill conditions for a new IMF disbursement in the first qu...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:31:00 +0200
Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions – media
U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his 2016 election win, according to Reu...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:09:00 +0200
Hackers attack Antonov's website, post letter criticizing Ukraine's government
Ukraine's largest aircraft manufacturer, state-run Antonov Enterprise has announced about a hacker attack on its website where a fake letter criticizing the Ukrainian government and its head, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, was posted, accordi...

Wales Online

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:48:32 GMT
A&E consultants in Wales tell First Minister 'A&Es here are in some ways worse than England'
They say staff are often in tears at work and that safety is at an 'unacceptable level'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:18:35 GMT
Two people taken to hospital after early morning head-on crash
The collision happened at 5.15am

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:01:30 GMT
Fans are queuing to see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hours before the royal visit
Superfans Anne and Julie Daley brought their dog Camilla with them

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:24:02 GMT
Residents evacuated from care home after fire
Six people were taken to hospital for check ups after the early morning blaze

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:02:26 GMT
South Wales Echo letters: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Your letters to the South Wales Echo 

Wandsworth Guardian

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:42 +0000
This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)
File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of wages on rent.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:35:16 +0000
UPDATE:Urgent appeal to find missing 83-year-old woman from Wimbledon
Police are urgently seeking help from the public to find an elderly woman from Wimbledon.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:32:30 +0000
The Duchess of Cambridge visits Mitcham primary school
A Mitcham primary school has welcomed the future Queen to celebrate a Merton and Wandsworth table tennis initiative.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:21 +0000
South west London police services could merge if controversial plans are given the green light
Massive changes could come to policing in Wandsworth, Kingston, Richmond and Merton in May, with the four borough forces set to merge.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:34:23 +0000
Police officer 'left bloodied' after bottle thrown at his head
Police are investigating after an officer was ‘left bloodied’ when a bottle was thrown at him outside a bar.

Watford Observer

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:27:31 +0000
Woman assaulted and historic money stolen in burglary
A safe containing historic bank notes, coins and stamps was stolen and a woman was assaulted during an aggravated burglary.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:17:24 +0000
Church built on congregation's shillings celebrates 50th anniversary
A church hit its 50th anniversary - and members old and new came together to celebrate.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:05:23 +0000
'Ambitious' £36m regeneration project to get underway
The construction firm that will build a £36 million regeneration project to create "much needed" homes has been named.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:34:42 +0000
Labour finally select candidate following controversial process
Labour in Watford has finally selected its candidate to take on Richard Harrington at the next general election after intervention by the national party.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:05:26 +0000
Letter: South Oxhey Community Board news
On behalf of the residents of South Oxhey, I attended the latest meeting of the Community Board on Monday January 9.

Western Daily Press

World Bulletin

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:57:29 GMT
At least 5 dead as winter storm wracks southern US
Icy roads contribute to at least 4 fatalities, fifth death attributed to exposure

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:45:10 GMT
Fractured US Republicans seek unity to avert shutdown
Republican leadership eyes Thursday vote on stopgap bill, but passage is uncertain without Democratic support

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:33:39 GMT
British lawmakers pass EU Withdrawal Bill
The key legislation is likely to come back to the House of Commons with suggested amendments

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:17:35 GMT
Facebook widens probe into Russian influence on Brexit
Tech giant expanding inquiry after MPs criticize depth of first investigation

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:58:04 GMT
Apple announces $350 billion investment in US economy
Company will build new headquarters, manufacturing plants and pay $38 billion in taxes for overseas funds

York Press

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Deal struck over plan for 1,100 homes on British Sugar site
ONE of York’s biggest housing schemes has passed a major hurdle after planners struck a deal over how many homes should be affordable - just as a public inquiry got underway.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:23:09 +0000
The wintry scene in North Yorkshire today after overnight snow: gallery of pics
MOTORISTS have been facing difficult journeys overnight and this morning after heavy snowfalls in higher parts of North Yorkshire - as these images show.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
Amateur jockeys will saddle up for the race of their lives
ELEVEN amateur riders have signed up to take part in a charity horse race in front of thousands of people at York Racecourse.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
Persistent shoplifter is banned from stores in town
A PERSISTENT shop thief has been banned from all the main shops in his town for three years.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000
Three-man gang jailed for car stealing raid
A THREE-man gang that staged a car stealing raid into North Yorkshire has been jailed for a total of six years and eight months.

Your Local Guardian

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:23:42 +0000
This is how much of Londoners' wages goes on rent (Spoiler: It's a lot)
File this news under W for 'wow' or 'we know!' but it's been revealed Londoners pay a "staggering" third of wages on rent.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:35:16 +0000
Urgent appeal to find missing 83-year-old woman from Wimbledon
Police are urgently seeking help from the public to find an elderly woman from Wimbledon.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:59:06 +0000
Piles of Christmas trees left uncollected in Twickenham for more than a week
Piles of christmas trees have been left uncollected in Twickenham for more than a week.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:43:03 +0000
‘Naughty’ degu sneaks into cage with females every night for months undetected and impregnates all of them
An Addlestone family have been left with 20 baby degus after a “very naughty” male managed to escape from his cage under the cover of night and impregnate four females- only to squeeze back into his cage to remain undetected.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:32:30 +0000
The Duchess of Cambridge visits Mitcham primary school
A Mitcham primary school has welcomed the future Queen to celebrate a Merton and Wandsworth table tennis initiative.

Zik

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:57:00 +0200
A note by ZIK's translator
Due to restructuring, ZIK’s English-language site is closing down as of Dec. 1.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:51:00 +0200
NABU decries interference of SBU and PGO in its operations
The national Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine said in a Nov. 30 statement that its secret operation in the State Migration Service aimed at exposing corrupt officials was disrupted by SBU and Prosecutor General’s Office. During the operation when a...

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:30:00 +0200
Denmark bans North Stream over its territory
Danish legislators have passed the law banning the construction by Russia of the North Stream-2 gas pipeline in its territorial waters, Radio Svoboda reports Nov. 30.

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:15:00 +0200
“Axe to fall on AMCU,” – Premier Grojsman
The attempts by the Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine to block public tenders are evidence of corruption and pose a threat to Ukraine’s development, Premier Grojsman said, addressing the International Forum of mayors, 112 Ukrayina TV reports Nov. ...

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:02:00 +0200
Justice ministry blows whistle on SBI Director Roman Truba
In a letter to the president’s office, the Justice Ministry reminds that new State Bureau of Investigation Director Roman Truba had no mandatory screening, the ministry’s lustration department head Anastasia Zadorozhna writes in Facebook Nov. 29....

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