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Norway bow and arrow attacks: what we know so far about Kongsberg killings

By Nicholas Price | October 14, 2021

Norway Norway bow and arrow attack: what we know so far about Kongsberg killings Details continue to emerge though the identity of the alleged attacker and any motive remain unknown Latest news story: suspect showed signs of radicalisation, say police Guardian staff with agencies Thu 14 Oct 2021 09.04 EDT First published on Thu 14…

Gunfire rocks Beirut in protest over judge leading port blast inquiry

By Nicholas Price | October 14, 2021

Lebanon Six dead as Beirut gripped by worst street violence in 13 years Armed clashes erupt at demonstrations demanding end to judge’s investigation of huge blast last year 01:17 Martin Chulov in Beirut Thu 14 Oct 2021 13.01 EDT First published on Thu 14 Oct 2021 05.38 EDT At least six people have died in…

Coronavirus live: WHO experts to revive virus origins inquiry; UK Covid situation ‘quite stable’, says health secretary

By Nicholas Price | October 14, 2021

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China-Taiwan military tensions 'worst in 40 years'

China-Taiwan military tensions ‘worst in 40 years’

By Nicholas Price | October 6, 2021

Image source, EPA Tensions with China are at their worst in 40 years, Taiwan’s defence minister has said, warning of the risk of an accidental strike between the two. Chiu Kuo-cheng’s comments came after China sent a “record number” of military jets into Taiwan’s air defence zone for four consecutive days. Taiwan considers itself a…

NSW government delays release of documents due to premier’s departmental staff being locked down

NSW government delays release of documents due to premier’s departmental staff being locked down

By Nicholas Price | August 3, 2021

  Labor opposition condemns decision to delay requests for papers as ‘completely unacceptable’     Anne Davies @annefdavies Tue 3 Aug 2021 05.48 EDT Last modified on Tue 3 Aug 2021 05.49 EDT     After delaying sittings of state parliament for at least a month, the New South Wales government has cancelled another transparency…

Morning mail: historic Olympic medal haul, YouTube bans Sky News, fires in Europe

Morning mail: historic Olympic medal haul, YouTube bans Sky News, fires in Europe

By Nicholas Price | August 2, 2021

Monday: Super Sunday’s four gold medals was the most successful day ever for the Australian Olympic team. Plus: tourists evacuated from beaches by BermetTalant   Sun 1 Aug 2021 17.09 EDT Last modified on Sun 1 Aug 2021 17.11 EDT Good morning. Australia has had the most successful day in its Olympic history, winning four…

Police appeal for information after teenager stabbed to death in Birmingham

Police appeal for information after teenager stabbed to death in Birmingham

By Nicholas Price | August 1, 2021

  West Midlands police seek contact details of family of Brahane Yordanos, who do not yet know of her killing     PAMedia Sun 1 Aug 2021 16.55 EDT Last modified on Sun 1 Aug 2021 17.17 EDT   Detectives are trying to find the family of a 19-year-old woman found fatally stabbed at her…

US states brace for ‘avalanche’ of evictions as federal moratorium ends

US states brace for ‘avalanche’ of evictions as federal moratorium ends

By Nicholas Price | July 29, 2021

  Housing advocates are concerned that delays in rental assistance mean tenants will suddenly owe months of payments   Amanda Holpuch in New York @holpuch Thu 29 Jul 2021 06.00 EDT   For months, Denise Forcer would get stressed just by opening her closet. The crush of belongings stuffed inside reminded her she didn’t know…

Jackie Mason: compellingly blunt joke-teller who was part of standup history

Jackie Mason: compellingly blunt joke-teller who was part of standup history

By Nicholas Price | July 25, 2021

Though in later years he fell from fashion, his rabbinical style in early routines felt very much like live comedy’s native tongue       Brian Logan Sun 25 Jul 2021 10.05 EDT Last modified on Sun 25 Jul 2021 10.17 EDT       If Jackie Mason could speak to us now, he’d surely…

On Trend Fashion Stocks to Know

On Trend Fashion Stocks to Know

By Nicole | July 21, 2021

It is no secret that the global coronavirus pandemic took a heavy toll on the fashion industry. As quickly as March 2020, mere weeks after the COVID-19 epidemic took hold, clothing sales dropped by 34%. Of course, the decline makes sense. Across the globe, nationwide lockdowns were implemented, forcing citizens to stay home to stem…