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Tory MP's Brexit demand to universities 'offensive' - Lord Patten

Tory MP's Brexit demand to universities 'offensive' - Lord Patten

The PM's official spokesman insisted that Heaton-Harris sent the letter in his capacity as MP for Daventry and not as a government whip. Chris Heaton-Harris, a leading Eurosceptic, has reportedly written to every university in the UK. Mr Heaton-Harris declined to comment. Lord Patten, the chancellor of Oxford University, and former chairman of the BBC Trust, described Mr Heaton-Harris's letter as an "extraordinary example of outrageous and foolish behaviour - offensive and idiotic Leninism". Consulte Mais Informação

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Week of pressure on EU's institutions to ban Glyphosate

Week of pressure on EU's institutions to ban Glyphosate

AsMonsanto's Glyphosate licence expires on 15 December, EU member states are expected to vote on its renewal on Wednesday 25 October, on the European Commission's proposal. Scientific evidence and advice from EU agencies - the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) - that glyphosate is not a carcinogen was repeated during the hearing, she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Supersport United through to the CAF Confederations Cup final

SuperSport booked their final spot with a 3-1 away win at Tunisian side Club Africain on Sunday night. Supersport United coach Eric Tinkler instructs Dean Furman. "When we scored first in Lubumbashi and then held on to a draw, missing even a good chance to win the match, some people dismissed the result as a fluke draw, but we showed our quality to preserve our advantage when we held the same team in Harare to eliminate them from the Champions League". Consulte Mais Informação

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Former CTV Winnipeg news director charged in bank robberies in Alberta

Former CTV Winnipeg news director charged in bank robberies in Alberta

Vogelsang will appear in provincial court on Tuesday. Fraser said during the two robberies no weapons were seen and nobody was injured. Police took this video still from a bank robbery in Medicine Hat on Friday. According to media reports, Vogelsang taught journalism at Red River College from 2002 to 2011 before moving to Medicine Hat, Alta. Before that, he worked as a sports anchor at CKY - now CTV - before becoming news director. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mile water main break causes low pressure problems for numerous cities

Mile water main break causes low pressure problems for numerous cities

Monday, Farmington Hills officials warned motorists to avoid 14 Mile Road between Drake and Farmington roads due to a reported water main break. The Great Lakes Water Authority has issued a mandatory boil water advisory for the following communities: Commerce Township, Farmington Hills, Novi (the area bounded by 14 Mile on the north, 8 mile on the south, Napier on the west and Haggerty on the east), Oakland Township (specifically the subdivisions: The Hills of Oakland and Kings Pointe), ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Nicaragua moves to join Paris climate accord, isolating US, Syria

Nicaragua moves to join Paris climate accord, isolating US, Syria

Nicaragua signed the Paris climate agreement Monday, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two holdouts on the global climate pact to reduce greenhouse emissions. The latest round of negotiations take place after a string of powerful hurricanes ravaged Caribbean island nations and caused billions of dollars in damage along the Texas and Florida coastlines. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Commission announces €106m in humanitarian aid to Sudan

European Commission announces €106m in humanitarian aid to Sudan

All EU assistance in Sudan is provided to humanitarian and development organisations, with no funding going through the government, the press statement reads. Even as Sudan's humanitarian needs grow "day by day", Stylianides acknowledged that there were only limited funds available. The UN says the lack of funds has already led to dozens of health facilities being closed in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man killed in Jefferson County crash

Man killed in Jefferson County crash

Officials said both victims are from Greensboro and believe the auto skidded off the road and hit a tree. Newberry County Coroner Laura Kneece identified the man as Sherman Elkins, of Newberry, according to a release. The crash report states that Judy Campbell, 58, was driving south on Waukeenah Highway when he crossed the center line and traveled onto the east shoulder. Consulte Mais Informação

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Thai goalkeeper fooled by ridiculous back-spinning penalty

Thai goalkeeper fooled by ridiculous back-spinning penalty

Attempted goal celebrations are often curtailed by an offside flag or the referee's whistle, but rarely has a player been punished so cruelly for celebrating prematurely than this goalkeeper in Thailand. Spectator Phakawat Kunpatee, 18, had been watching his friends take part in the game when he recorded the lucky watche-over-again penalty. "Both teams scored their penalties". Consulte Mais Informação

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Le chien de Macron urine en pleine réunion

Le chien de Macron urine en pleine réunion

La réunion a été brutalement interrompue. D'ailleurs, le petit Nemo est " déboussolé " quand il n'est pas près d'Emmanuel Macron . "Quand on lui demande si " ça arrive souvent ", Emmanuel Macron a rétorqué avec humour: " Vous avez déclenché chez mon chien un comportement totalement inhabituel! Nemo est un labrador croisé de griffon âgé de un à deux ans et adopté fin août dans un refuge de la Société protectrice des animaux. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mother of Dreamworld ride tragedy victims speaks out ahead of anniversary

Mother of Dreamworld ride tragedy victims speaks out ahead of anniversary

At times, it has been hard to face this tragedy and getting out of bed can be a major achievement", she said. "They were huge fans of the theme parks and it was their third visit to Dreamworld", she wrote. " Kate's girls will never have those hugs and kisses from their mum that every child should have ". "The baby of course will have no memory of her lovely mum, but we will forever tell her how much she was loved if only for a brief time". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump plans to release remaining classified JFK files

A 1992 law, known as the John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act, called for the release on the 25th anniversary of the law. So will anything substantive come from the release of the JFK files? "Yesterday, I had the opportunity to make the case directly to the president of the United States by phone as to why I believe it is essential that he release the balance of the now redacted and classified JFK assassination documents", Stone said , adding that "a very good White House ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Irán da bienvenida a normalización de relaciones entre Irak y Arabia Saudí

Irán da bienvenida a normalización de relaciones entre Irak y Arabia Saudí

El día siguiente se reunió en Riad con el rey saudí, Salman bin Abdelaziz, el príncipe heredero, y con el ministro de Exteriores de Arabia Saudí, Adel Jubeir. Asimismo, priorizó el desarrollo y el establecimiento de la seguridad como alternativa a las diferencias y las guerras, y remarcó la importancia de dar esperanza a los jóvenes del país. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tillerson exige a retirada das tropas iranianas do Iraque

Tillerson exige a retirada das tropas iranianas do Iraque

A administração de Teerã respondeu à declaração do secretário de Estado dos EUA, Rex Tillerson, que disse que o grupo Hashdi Shabi, apoiado pelo Irã, deveria se retirar do Iraque. "Esta é uma declaração vergonhosa feita com a influência do petrodólar". A sua presença no Iraque foi promovida pelos EUA com John Kerry, ex-Secretário de Estado, a declarar em 2016 que as milícias iranianas tinham sido "úteis" para os EUA na sua estratégia de combate ao Daesh. Consulte Mais Informação

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