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British lesbian wins right to spousal visa in landmark Hong Kong case

British lesbian wins right to spousal visa in landmark Hong Kong case

The Immigration Department granted her a work visa, but she insisted on getting a visa for residence in Hong Kong as a dependant. Campaigners say this is a landmark case that could lead to greater equality. It ordered both parties to work out a proposed arrangement together, to be submitted within the next 28 days, or failing that, "submit their respective proposed draft orders" within the same time period, after which a final order would be issued. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kidnapping of British model Chloe Ayling may be a 'sham', claims lawyer

Kidnapping of British model Chloe Ayling may be a 'sham', claims lawyer

He appeared in custody at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday to fight extradition, having been in custody since he was apprehended in the Tividale area of Sandwell in the West Midlands. " Prior to the release of the complainant, the kidnapper apparently issued a press release to a tabloid newspaper setting out that this lady was being held for auction ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing boyfriend

Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing boyfriend

Lavinia Woodward, 24, admitted attacking the man at Christ Church College while she was under the influence of drink and drugs. At an earlier hearing Judge Ian Pringle QC said he believed a custodial sentence would damage her career. On Monday, he said: "Principally, at the age of 24 you have no previous convictions of any nature whatsoever". "Secondly, I find that you were genuinely remorseful following this event". Consulte Mais Informação

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Violent crime increases for second straight year

Violent crime increases for second straight year

Chicago led the nation in murders in 2016, with 765 people killed - more than double New York's homicide rate - though the IL city has a much smaller population. In other cities, there were declines, including NY, the country's largest city, which reported 335 murders last year, down from 352 a year earlier and less than half the 673 murders reported in 2000. Consulte Mais Informação

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Polícia encontra mala com R$ 700 mil dentro de ônibus na Bahia

Polícia encontra mala com R$ 700 mil dentro de ônibus na Bahia

O flagrante aconteceu durante uma fiscalização da Polícia Rodoviária Federal (PRF), na tarde deste domingo, 24, no km 830 da BR-116. Segundo o órgão, o dono da mala, ao ser questionado pelos policiais, informou que só transportava R$ 350. Durante a abordagem, o passageiro disse ser taxista e o dinheiro era produto da venda do ponto de táxi na capital paulista. Segundo a PRF, ele não fez nenhuma declaração, depois de ser confrontado a respeito do valor que havia na mala, sobre o qual havia ... Consulte Mais Informação

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F1: Fernando Alonso says racing at Sepang circuit will be more hard

F1: Fernando Alonso says racing at Sepang circuit will be more hard

Although Alonso was able to continue after the crash, the damage to his MCL32 was severe and a holed exhaust and failing electronics eventually forced him to retire. The upcoming race in Malaysia will be a tough one for McLaren, where the long straights will stretch the capabilities of the engine. "Sepang will be more hard for us in terms of set-up since the straights require good straight-line speed and power, but this track is a mixture of a lot of different characteristics, so we'll see ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Encontrado corpo de pescador desaparecido em Alqueva. Um outro ainda desaparecido

Encontrado corpo de pescador desaparecido em Alqueva. Um outro ainda desaparecido

O alerta foi dado por volta das quatro e meia da tarde, por uma outra pessoa que estava também à pesca naquele local, perto de São Marcos do Campo, no distrito de Évora. "Os trabalhos estão, agora, concentrados nesta zona da albufeira onde o primeiro corpo apareceu", referiu o CDOS. Segundo a mesma fonte da GNR, a embarcação onde os dois homens seguiam, foi encontrada junto à margem da albufeira. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rivais Uber, Cabify e 99 se unem contra projeto do Senado

Rivais Uber, Cabify e 99 se unem contra projeto do Senado

Os manifestantes queriam chamar a atenção dos senadores pernambucanos para que eles votem contra o projeto de lei que iguala o serviço de Uber ao de táxi. Neste final de semana, as empresas lançaram a campanha Juntos pela Mobilidade , que se posiciona contra o Projeto de Lei 28, de 2017, que pretende, entre outras coisas, exigir que os carros dos serviços utilizem placas vermelhas, como táxis. Consulte Mais Informação

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visits Theresa May in Downing Street to discuss Brexit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visits Theresa May in Downing Street to discuss Brexit

The Taoiseach said Theresa May wants to move on - but more is needed from the United Kingdom first. Leo Varadkar will also be part of Ireland's final push in the bid to win the Rugby World Cup 2023. Varadkar said "we've a bit of a way to go yet" before deciding whether this would happen by an October deadline. "I think it is a genuine effort by the Prime Minister to move things along and make progress". Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian airstrikes kill 45 pro-ceasefire Syrian rebels

Russian airstrikes kill 45 pro-ceasefire Syrian rebels

The group has fought against the former al-Qaeda affiliate that now effectively controls almost the whole of Idlib province after chasing its former rebel allies from their positions in fighting this summer. The de-escalation zones will include, fully or partly, Eastern Ghouta, the provinces of Idlib, Homs, Latakia, Aleppo, and Hama, according to a joint statement issued by the three guarantor countries following the sixth round of Astana process talks in Kazakhstan's capital on September 15. Consulte Mais Informação

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London Mayor: Trump's talk about Muslims helps ISIS

He said: 'My view was firstly, "I'm not exceptional", and secondly, "Think about what you are saying". "There are some people who want to divide our communities - I'm not going to let them", Khan said. He said Corbyn spoke to the public's anger about unfairness and inequality. "He was authentic. Jeremy has always believed that". The London mayor stressed again that in terms of explaining the result, "the one thing above everything else [was] Jeremy". Consulte Mais Informação

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MPSP rejeita leniência da Odebrecht que atinge Alckmin, Serra e Kassab

MPSP rejeita leniência da Odebrecht que atinge Alckmin, Serra e Kassab

O jornal Folha de S. Paulo indicou que dez promotores, especializados em investigar corrupção, apontaram as irregularidades no acordo de leniência. A Odebrecht fechou o acordo com o Ministério Público Federal (MPF), mas a ilegalidade foi apontada em uma decisão do Tribunal Regional Federal (TRF) de Porto Alegre, que avalia que o MPF não teria poderes para tal ação. Consulte Mais Informação

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