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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to appear in Iranian court next month

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to appear in Iranian court next month

She denies the charges. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had made comments earlier in the month that seemed to question statements made by her employer regarding the goal of her trip to Iran. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained at the airport in Tehran in April 2016 on her way back to the United Kingdom from visiting family with Gabriella, her then 22-month-old daughter. Consulte Mais Informação

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Philippines' Duterte says police must return to drug war

Philippines' Duterte says police must return to drug war

Speaking before the troops of Army's Special Operations Command Wednesday, November 22, the President said he has to return to the PNP its jurisdiction over the brutal war on narcotics trade because the drug menace has continued to worsen. "Effectively, he has manifested already a decision to return it to the PNP", Roque said. Duterte, however, clarified that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) would remain the lead agency for the campaign. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bihar: Lalu's son Tej Pratap threatens to 'beat' dy CM Sushil Modi

Bihar: Lalu's son Tej Pratap threatens to 'beat' dy CM Sushil Modi

Tej Pratap, who was Health minister in the Grand Alliance government , said that Sushil Modi has invited him to his son's wedding. He wants to insult me during the wedding event but he doesn't know that I am a different kind of person. "I urge Lalu Yadav to stop his sons from making statements like these". In the video, Tej Pratap can be seen threatening to beat Modi during his son's wedding at the latter's residence. Consulte Mais Informação

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Scientists Warn Of Upsurge In Major Earthquakes In 2018

Scientists Warn Of Upsurge In Major Earthquakes In 2018

Roger Bilham, professor emeritus at the University of Colorado in Boulder, told the British media earlier this month that there will be a significant surge in the number of severe earthquakes next year. "We could easily have 20 a year starting in 2018". In Taiwan, there has been only one major quake this year, magnitude 6.0, which is below the average three per year, according to CWB data. Consulte Mais Informação

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Qualcomm shares rise on report Broadcom considering sweetened deal

Qualcomm shares rise on report Broadcom considering sweetened deal

Qualcomm shareholders will be able to vote for such a move on March 6, 2018 at the annual shareholder meeting - assuming things get to that point. In early November, news broke out that Qualcomm unanimously rejected Broadcom's $130bn offer."It is the Board's unanimous belief that Broadcom's proposal significantly undervalues Qualcomm relative to the Company's leadership position in mobile technology and our future growth prospects", said Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm executive chairman. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union agency voices 'relief' at Brexit move to Amsterdam

European Union agency voices 'relief' at Brexit move to Amsterdam

This is what will foreseeably happen, after the move: good staff will leave EMA in preference to leaving their homes, their schools, and their partners careers in London. He also slammed Brexit Secretary David Davis for previously voicing hopes the two agencies could remain based in London. On 30 September, the European Commission provided an objective assessment of the offers received by the member states. Consulte Mais Informação

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Islamic State beheads 15 of its own fighters

Islamic State beheads 15 of its own fighters

Attaullah Khogyani, the provincial governor's spokesman, said the 15 Islamic State fighters were executed after a bout of infighting in the group, which has become notorious for its brutality. The killings occurred in the Surkh Ab bazaar of Achin district. Nangarhar, where the movement first appeared around the beginning of 2015, is a volatile hub for Islamic State and other militant groups on Afghanistan's porous border with Pakistan. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brexit halts Nottingham's European City of Culture bid

Brexit halts Nottingham's European City of Culture bid

They had started putting together their bids last December but the Commission has only just announced its decision. The letter was sent to Sue Owens, the top civil servant at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Councils contacted by Mail Online said they are speaking to the Government to try to get clarity on the shock decision. The city handed the title of European Capital of Culture is given a €1.5m (£1.3m) prize from Brussels, but it has been estimated the host city can ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Stamp duty calculator: how much will you pay?

Stamp duty calculator: how much will you pay?

First-time home buyers paid average stamp duty of 3,960 pounds in the 12 months through June, generating 1.17 billion pounds in tax receipts, according to Countrywide. According to Conservative calculations, the move will mean 80% of first-time buyers will not have to pay any stamp duty. House prices across most of the United Kingdom have recovered since the global financial crisis, with some areas including London and the South East now out of reach for the bulk of young voters. Consulte Mais Informação

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