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Yay! Tian Tian the giant panda is finally pregnant

Yay! Tian Tian the giant panda is finally pregnant

The zoo said Tian Tian "is being closely monitored", but it's unclear when she will give birth. "Giant panda breeding is a very complicated process but we believe that Tian Tian is pregnant", a spokesperson for RZSS Edinburgh Zoo said. Panda reproduction is a notoriously tricky process, with females only ovulating once a year. The two were brought to the United Kingdom under a historic agreement between the United Kingdom and Chinese governments. Consulte Mais Informação

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Husband of Kim Briggs calls for cycling law change

Husband of Kim Briggs calls for cycling law change

Charlie Alliston (20), who was acquitted of manslaughter, was a fan of "dangerous" bike race videos, never wore a helmet and did not have a front brake on his fixed-wheel track bike - a legal requirement if ridden on the road. 'Out of this senseless carnage, I shall try to bring change to the law and change to attitudes, ' Mr Briggs said. Jurors at the Old Bailey trial were shown CCTV footage of the collision, as Briggs's widower, Matthew, looked on. Consulte Mais Informação

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Netanyahu: Israel may act in Syria against Iran

Netanyahu: Israel may act in Syria against Iran

Iran and Hezbollah have already set up a chain of military bases in Syria-notably in the Qalamoun Mountains on the Syrian-Lebanese border, from which missiles can be launched against Israel. "We know the position of Israel towards Iran but we think that Iran in Syria is playing a very constructive role", said Nebenzia. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman commented Thursday on the reports about Iran trying to establish itself in Syria. Consulte Mais Informação

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India top court rules Islamic instant divorce law unconstitutional

India top court rules Islamic instant divorce law unconstitutional

It's now in the mainstream and will protect not only women, but children. And in case you were wondering, this only worked in one direction. Men believe that saying Talaq three times, put an end to their union with their wife. "This can not be seen as an isolated decision, it has opened the other doors for change in our discriminatory system and may affect the continuation of Article 35A and may pave way for common civil code". Consulte Mais Informação

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"A jihad não tem fronteiras." Estado Islâmico ameaça Espanha com novos ataques

Al Andalus foi nome dado à Península Ibérica no século VIII quando estava sob o domínio do Califado Omíada - o segundo califado islâmico estabelecido após a morte de Maomé. Um homem, de rosto descoberto, é identificado como Abu Lais Al Qurtubi, ou seja, Abu Lais "o Cordoban". O vídeo, durante o qual se ouve em pano de fundo uma música em árabe e francês, termina com imagens transmitidas pelas cadeias de televisão , entre as quais excertos das homenagens às vitimas dos atentados de ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ghatkopar building collapse: BMC probe says accused Shitap was responsible

Ghatkopar building collapse: BMC probe says accused Shitap was responsible

An inquiry by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC ) has termed Shiv Sena member Sunil Shitap responsible for carrying out the unauthorised work that led Siddhi Sai building in Ghatkopar to collapse on July 25.The report, submitted to civic chief Ajoy Mehta on Wednesday, has recommended strict action against Shitap, accusing him of "disregard for law" and "greed to grab public land". Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan using India as excuse to support terrorist groups

Reacting to the speech, Pakistan expert at the Washington DC-based Woodrow Wilson Centre Michael Kugelman said it's hard to imagine changing its ways, no matter what punishments or incentives Trump throws its way. Much of that money goes toward supporting counter terrorism efforts and capabilities. Trump, in his first prime-time televised address to war- tired Americans as commander-in-chief ruled out a hasty withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, and slammed Pakistan for its continued ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Mick Schumacher to drive 1994 Benetton at Spa

The 18-year-old, an upcoming driver himself, will drive demonstration laps in a 1994 Benetton - the vehicle in which his father won the first two world tiles - at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix . Schumacher family spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said it was not possible to use the race-winning 1992 Benetton for the demonstration because of mechanical and insurance issues. Consulte Mais Informação

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U of A to receive $120 Million Dollars for Arts

U of A to receive $120 Million Dollars for Arts

The gift is the largest ever given outright to any art program at a USA university in the history of American higher education, said Todd Shields, dean of the J. The money will be used to provide student scholarships, travel grants and internship opportunities; engage the region in outreach and public service through partnerships with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and other arts organizations; and to expand graduate programs and degree offerings in art history, art education and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Net migration falls to 246000 in lead-up to Brexit

Net migration falls to 246000 in lead-up to Brexit

This compares with 327,000 in the year to March 2016. However, a separate report released at the same time by the ONS on the impact of worldwide students on net migration found "strong evidence" that the current methodology used is likely to "underestimate student emigration" and therefore figures on the contribution that students make to net migration is likely to be an overestimate. Consulte Mais Informação

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State seeks changes in noise pollution rules, silence zones

State seeks changes in noise pollution rules, silence zones

Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbakoni told the court on Tuesday that pursuant to an amendment to the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules of 2000, all areas declared as silence zones stand de-notified. The court expressed its dissatisfaction over the government's failure to comply with several directions given by it in the past, including setting up a dedicated toll free number for complaints. Consulte Mais Informação

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Harvey regaining strength in the Gulf

Harvey regaining strength in the Gulf

The path of Harvey will generally be to the north-northwest, at a relatively slow rate of speed. "We are anticipating Harvey being a hurricane at landfall". The national hurricane center has issued a storm surge watch for Texas coast from Port Mansfield to High Island and a hurricane watch from north of Port Mansfield to San Luis Pass. Consulte Mais Informação

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Decorrem hoje os funerais das duas vítimas portuguesas dos atentados em Barcelona

Decorrem hoje os funerais das duas vítimas portuguesas dos atentados em Barcelona

Após a cerimónia o corpo da jovem foi cremado. Avó e neta, de 74 e 20 anos respectivamente, vão estar em câmara ardente a partir das 10h30 no Complexo Funerário de Cascais, em Alcabideche. Ambos os ataques foram reivindicados pelo grupo extremista Estado Islâmico (também conhecido pelo acrónimo árabe Daesh). No domingo, o Presidente da República e o primeiro-ministro deslocaram-se a Barcelona, a convite dos reis espanhóis, para assistir a uma missa pela paz e concórdia, celebrada na basílica ... Consulte Mais Informação

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