Trump Heights, Trump Square, Trump train terminal: Israel isn't shy about honouring Donald Trump, who is widely admired among Israelis for his staunch support of their country. But in the Palestinian territories, no U.S. president was openly reviled as much as Trump, or depicted in such unflattering terms in portraits and effigies across the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank. In four years, Trump overturned decades of U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Four former senior aides of Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, are prepared to give evidence in court over whether she intended a letter she sent to her father to become public, London's High Court has been told. Meghan, 39, the wife of Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry, is suing publisher Associated Newspapers after its Mail on Sunday tabloid printed extracts of the handwritten letter she sent to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, in August 2018. She has asked a judge to rule in her favour without need for a potential embarrassing trial, with her lawyers telling the High Court on Tuesday that publishing the "intrinsically private, personal and sensitive letter" was a plain breach of her privacy to which there was no viable defence.
Sokratis has not played for Arsenal this season after being left out of their Premier League and Europa League squads. The 32-year-old, who joined the London club from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in 2018, played 69 games in all competitions for Arsenal and helped them win the FA Cup last season.
The attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month was traumatic for people across the country who watched the events unfold on TV and social media. But for homeless communities in Washington D.C., it played out where they live - and raised concerns about what was to come with Wednesday's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. "Some clients had demonstrators literally walking through their living rooms," said Ceymone Dyce, director of homeless services at Pathways to Housing DC, a nonprofit.
The Dutch government on Wednesday proposed the first nationwide curfew since World War Two and a ban on flights from South Africa and Britain in its toughest moves yet to limit the spread of new coronavirus mutations in the Netherlands. Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the curfew must be approved by parliament, which is set to debate measures against the coronavirus on Thursday. The flight ban, which Rutte said also will apply to all South American countries, will begin on Saturday.
The incoming administration of U.S. President-Elect Joe Biden should give legal immigration status to Mexicans who are currently working in the United States, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday. "We have been proposing that our countrymen who have been working for years should be regularized, contributing to the development of that great nation," Lopez Obrador said in his regular daily news conference. Lopez Obrador wished Biden well ahead of his inauguration later in the day, saying he hoped the event was peaceful.
'While I feel really disappointed with the injury, I feel lucky in the fact that I do not miss more of the season hopefully'
Some British hospitals resemble a "war zone" due to the influx of coronavirus patients in the country's latest wave of the disease, the government's chief scientific adviser said on Wednesday.
Kacey Read’s period pains have left her vomiting and even unconscious.
This incredible video shows a designer making sunglasses out of old jeans.Jack Spencer, who is 34-years-old, came up with the idea while working with carbon fibre.Now, ten years later, he has refined the process and sells the sunglasses for £195 each. The accessories take two weeks to make.
World number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday hit back at criticism of his letter to Australian Open chief Craig Tiley in which he suggested easing of quarantine restrictions, saying his good intentions were "misconstrued". As many as 72 players are confined to their hotel rooms for 14 days and unable to train for the Feb. 8-21 Australian Open after passengers on three charter flights carrying them to Melbourne tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Djokovic reportedly asked for reduced isolation periods and having players in hard quarantine moved to "private houses with tennis courts", drawing a backlash from Australians.
A band of very heavy snow swept through the Chicago area on the night of January 19, the National Weather Service said.The band brought whiteout conditions and lightning to the area, the NWS said. Up to three inches of snow fell in one hour across the region, they said.This footage was shared on Twitter by Michael Bazzoni, and shows snowfall in the village of Lake Zurich. Credit: Michael Bazzoni via Storyful
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 20 — Sanitisation operations were held at both the Tanjung Bungah and Tanjung Tokong public markets this afternoon after a hawker tested positive for Covid-19. Tanjung Bungah...
Joe Biden will sign 15 executive actions after he is sworn in as U.S. president on Wednesday, aides said, undoing policies put in place by outgoing President Donald Trump and making his first moves on the pandemic and climate change. To address the "crises" of the pandemic, the economy, climate change and racial inequity, Biden will sign the executive orders and memorandums in the Oval Office in the afternoon, and ask agencies to take steps in two additional areas, said incoming Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Biden will also begin the process of re-entering the Paris climate accord and issue a sweeping order tackling climate change, including revoking the presidential permit granted to the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Turkish prosecutors on Wednesday demanded hefty jail terms for three suspects accused of helping smuggle former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn "in a large musical instrument case" from Japan to Lebanon.
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For a brief moment in mid-June, the producers of “Leonardo,” the upcoming big-budget series with Aidan Turner (“Poldark”) as the famed inventor, considered shooting the U.K. as renaissance Milan. Luca Bernabei, CEO of the show’s producer Lux Vide, says the radical option was weighed partly because of spiraling COVID-19 rates and restrictions in Italy, and […]
Expressing relief at the end of four years of Trump's "America First" policy, the EU's chief executive and chairman told the European Parliament that shaping new global digital regulation together was paramount. "This new dawn in America is the moment we've been waiting for," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said. Von der Leyen said that while it might not be possible to eliminate content such as the incitement that led to the storming of the U.S. Capital on Jan. 6, that hate speech and fake news must not be allowed to circulate freely on the internet. "This political power, unbridled power held by the big internet giants must be reined in," Von der Leyen said.
Arsenal announced on Wednesday they had reached an agreement with defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos to cancel the final six months of his contract at the Emirates.
The tournament’s first round of eliminations saw RSG, Unique Deus Vult, DreamMax, and Impunity KH get sent home early.