Appeal Court rules government's decision on Heathrow expansion "unlawful"

The judgment explicitly did not rule out expansion, or say the government's airports national policy statement was incompatible with the UK's commitment to reducing carbon emissions. We need to get this done". Judges in the closely-watched case at ... More..

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Julian Assange ‘put lives at risk with release of USA secrets’
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Julian Assange ‘put lives at risk with release of USA secrets’

Lewis, attorney for the American government, said it wasn't the role of the British court to determine whether Assange was guilty. "The gates got opened, not by Mr Assange or WikiLeaks ". US authorities wan...More..

Trump to hold news conference on coronavirus after downplaying concerns
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Trump to hold news conference on coronavirus after downplaying concerns

When Trump restricted travel to the U.S.by non-citizens who had recently visited China , limited flights and called for quarantining Americans who had recently traveled Wuhan Province, the epicenter of the v...More..

Sixth patient confirmed to have coronavirus is husband to existing patient
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sixth patient confirmed to have coronavirus is husband to existing patient

Morrison stood with health minister Greg Hunt , and deputy chief medical officer Paul Kellytold as he told press that the federal government will be putting an emergency response plan into place to deal with...More..

Riot Police Dispatched to Greek Islands As Govt Constructs New Migrant Camp
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Riot Police Dispatched to Greek Islands As Govt Constructs New Migrant Camp

Similar tensions were reported on Chios. One person was arrested and eleven more brought in for identification at the local police station. Police said 10 protesters were injured on both islands. The conservati...More..

Ship turned away by Cayman amid coronavirus fears
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Ship turned away by Cayman amid coronavirus fears

The Meraviglia reached the West Coast of Cozumel on Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m. ET, a spokesperson for MSC Cruises told Fox News on Thursday. The Mirror is reporting the Ministry of Health was schedu...More..

Coronavirus in luxury resort traps thousands in Canary Islands hotel
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus in luxury resort traps thousands in Canary Islands hotel

On Tuesday Iran's Health Ministry spokesman says the head of country's counter-coronavirus task force tested positive for the virus. Nearly two dozen Finns are among a thousand people quarantined at a hotel i...More..

Coronavirus: Japanese woman tests positive for second time
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Japanese woman tests positive for second time

Cases of installation - particularly high levels of infection on a yacht - has fueled concerns about Japan's quarantine practices. As of now, seven people have lost their lives due to the coronavirus , includi...More..

Seven Reported Dead in Shooting at Milwaukee Brewery Campus
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Seven Reported Dead in Shooting at Milwaukee Brewery Campus

During the press briefing, which started at 6:40 p.m. CST, Morales said the brewery's employees were still being discharged from the campus at that time. According to CBS Chicago , the gunman was sacked earli...More..

Malaysia in turmoil as Mahathir, Anwar vie for power
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Malaysia in turmoil as Mahathir, Anwar vie for power

The Southeast Asian country was plunged into political turmoil this week by the unexpected resignation of Mahathir, who at 94 is the world's oldest government leader. The victory of the "Pact of Hope" alliance ...More..

by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus quarantine keeps Finns in Tenerife hotel lockdown

Several hundred guests and staff are now on lockdown inside the hotel. Because people's freedom is being touched on, the matter is in the hands of a judge, a spokesman for a Canary Island regional court sai...More..

Florida woman allegedly zipped boyfriend in suitcase, leaving him to die
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Florida woman allegedly zipped boyfriend in suitcase, leaving him to die

Deputies with the Orange county sheriff's office took Sarah Boone , 42, into custody on second-degree murder charges in the death of Jorge Torres Jr, 42, the agency said in a statement on Tuesday. It revea...More..

Deadly protests erupt in India over controversial citizenship law
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Deadly protests erupt in India over controversial citizenship law

The supreme court said police had not done enough to check the violence , or incendiary statements by a leader of Mr Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party. Several reports by Indian media outle...More..

Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight

All of those states sued the Trump administration for withholding over the Justice Department's April, 2017 letters "requiring proof of compliance" with USA immigration law for funding. Those states are New ...More..

Number of coronavirus-infected people in South Korea rises to 1,595
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Number of coronavirus-infected people in South Korea rises to 1,595

Latin America's first case was confirmed in a 61-year-old man in Sao Paulo, Brazil, who had recently visited Italy , a new front line in the global outbreak. The virus is believed to have originated in a mar...More..

Saudi Arabia suspends Umrah pilgrim visits over coronavirus fears
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Saudi Arabia suspends Umrah pilgrim visits over coronavirus fears

The government-funded league was announced on Monday, in the latest move from the ultra-conservative kingdom to lessen the restrictions on women. The country's decision comes months before the annual hajj pil...More..

Gonzaga-in-Florence Program Suspended Due to Coronavirus
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Gonzaga-in-Florence Program Suspended Due to Coronavirus

Florida State University told ABC News that classes at its Florence Study Center have been called off for the rest of the week, but residences in the city are open for students who want to spend spring break ...More..

2 more Indians on Japanese ship test positive for Covid
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

2 more Indians on Japanese ship test positive for Covid

Bello said the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) will be providing P10,000 in financial aid to its active members from Diamond Princess . The video comes days after two passengers from the corona...More..

U.S. first lady Melania Trump visits
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

U.S. first lady Melania Trump visits "happiness" class at Delhi school

Several schools remained closed today in these areas. The Trumps leave India on Tuesday night. "Tom and Jerry is my favourite", she replied. Smiling at the questions, Melania answered their queries and ...More..

Baboons on the loose near Sydney hospital
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Baboons on the loose near Sydney hospital

An investigation is now under way after the freakish incident that left people and authorities scrambling. However, Hazzard dismissed the claims saying baboons form part of research programmes which cover a r...More..

Joe Biden drops claim he was arrested seeing Mandela
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Joe Biden drops claim he was arrested seeing Mandela

The White House has floated former Trump FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb as one of several candidates to be named coronavirus czar, "but a senior administration official stressed that President Donald Trump wil...More..

United States short on coronavirus facemasks, ventilators: HHS secretary
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

United States short on coronavirus facemasks, ventilators: HHS secretary

Senators returning to Washington after a weeklong recess will receive a classified briefing Tuesday morning on the government's coronavirus response, a Senate aide said . "That is a pressing need but I cer...More..

Assange stripped and handcuffed, lawyer tells court
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Assange stripped and handcuffed, lawyer tells court

His lawyer dismissed claims he "knowingly" put lives at risk by publishing the names of informants. "It dates back for more than 100 years", Fitzgerald argued in London's Woolwich Crown Court on Wednesday...More..

FM Qureshi urges int’l community to take notice of anti-CAA protests
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

FM Qureshi urges int’l community to take notice of anti-CAA protests

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for peace in Delhi on Wednesday after days of Hindu-Muslim clashes over a disputed new citizenship law sparked some of the worst sectarian violence seen in the ...More..

U.S. forces in Afghanistan strike ISIS during partial truce with Taliban
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

U.S. forces in Afghanistan strike ISIS during partial truce with Taliban

But she stopped short of recognizing either man's victory claim. The United States, she said, sought the formation of an "inclusive" government representing all Afghans, and called on political leaders to ens...More..

Malaysia's Pakatan Harapan coalition backs Anwar as PM
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Malaysia's Pakatan Harapan coalition backs Anwar as PM

The country's largest independent investment bank, Kenanga Investment Bank Research said the fissures caused within the ruling Coalition of Hope by a series of political manoeuvres from Friday to Sunday have ca...More..

Hong Kong to give big cash handouts as economy reels from virus
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Hong Kong to give big cash handouts as economy reels from virus

Many young Hong Kong residents also have expressed frustration with a lack of job opportunities in the region, a financial centre with an economy dominated by wealthy property tycoons. "Although the cash payout...More..

Coronavirus: Delta to cut flights to Seoul until end of April
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Delta to cut flights to Seoul until end of April

The same flight attendant also reportedly serviced a flight from Tel Aviv, Isreal, to Seoul, South Korea. It joins all American passenger airlines that typically fly to China in cancelling flights to the ma...More..

Fourth passenger from cruise ship dies in Japan - NHK
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Fourth passenger from cruise ship dies in Japan - NHK

Japan has confirmed over 850 infections, with a lot of them from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was docked in Yokohama. More than 690 people were sickened on the ship and three died. Japan adopted...More..

Gui Minhai, detained Hong Kong bookseller, jailed for 10 years in China
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Gui Minhai, detained Hong Kong bookseller, jailed for 10 years in China

The court in Ningbo acknowledged Gui had become Swedish in the 1990s but added that he had applied to restore his Chinese citizenship in 2018. For your security, we've sent a confirmation email to the address...More..

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak dies
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak dies

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi attended the service, which was to be followed later in the day by burial at the cemetery in Heliopolis, an upscale Cairo district that was Mubarak's home for most of ...More..

Labour MP calls for Harvey Weinstein to be stripped of CBE
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Labour MP calls for Harvey Weinstein to be stripped of CBE

The two counts of predatory sexual assault could have landed him a life sentence in prison, but, now, he only faces up to 25 years . "He held me down on the bed, and he forced himself on me orally", she sai...More..

World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112

JOETSU, Niigata Prefecture-A 112-year-old resident here died on February 23 less than two weeks after being recognized as the world's oldest living man by Guinness World Records . The old man was residing at a...More..

China virus cases drop as foreign fears rise
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

China virus cases drop as foreign fears rise

China has meanwhile pointed to official figures showing new cases in the country slowing this week as evidence that its drastic containment measures are working, but fresh infections emerged at two Beijing hosp...More..

Winter storm warning in effect for Peterborough and area: Environment Canada
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Winter storm warning in effect for Peterborough and area: Environment Canada

This presents dangers to motorists due to bad visibility and icy road conditions. Roads could be slippery for the morning rush hour, Fullerton said . Friday night should be cloudy with a chilly low of -15 C...More..