Breaking News

Uncategorized

A Temple bell from China arrives in Nagasaki

February 3, 2021

A huge bell has arrived at a temple in Nagasaki City, southern Japan, as a token of peace from a province in China. The bell was donated by Fujian Province, southern China, in recognition of ties dating back more than 360 years. In Japan’s early Edo period, Zen master Ingen from Wanfu Temple in Fujian […]

Read More

Tech firms ban Parler from platforms as Trump seeks new online megaphone

January 11, 2021

He has been kicked off most of the mainstream social media platforms following his supporters’ rioting at the US Capitol, but President Donald Trump is still searching for online options to reach his followers. The far right-friendly site Parler had been the leading candidate until Google and Apple removed it from their app stores and […]

Read More

Trump’s former lawyer sued for $1.3bn over ‘wild’ vote rigging claims

January 9, 2021

A company that made voting machines used in the US presidential election is suing one of Donald Trump’s former lawyers for $1.3bn (£940m) over “wild accusations” of vote rigging. In legal papers, Dominion claimed statements at rallies and in the media by Sidney Powell “determined to promote a false preconceived narrative about the 2020 election” […]

Read More

Governor urges postponing non-urgent surgeries

January 5, 2021

Kanagawa Governor Kuroiwa Yuji says he has asked medical institutions in his prefecture that take in coronavirus patients to postpone non-urgent surgeries to keep beds open. The government of Kanagawa Prefecture, which borders Tokyo, asked medical institutions last November to increase the number of beds for coronavirus patients from 650 to 1,100. But the figure […]

Read More

Trump Organization must turn over documents to NY attorney general, judge rules

December 16, 2020

A state judge ruled Tuesday that the Trump Organization must turn over documents related to a property whose tax abatements were being investigated by New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office. The Trump Organization previously claimed the documents were protected by attorney-client privilege. Amy Carlin, an attorney for the Trump Organization, argued Tuesday that the […]

Read More

Ambulance boss, 55, attacked wife, 40, after finding her with naked lover

December 10, 2020

The boss of a private ambulance firm who attacked his wife and her new lover after catching them naked in a four-star hotel room has been told he could be facing jail. Michael Morgan had been married to his wife Rossalin for 15 years and they have two children together. Mrs Morgan split from her […]

Read More

UK travellers could be barred from entering the EU on 1 January

December 10, 2020

UK travellers could be barred from entering the EU from 1 January as travel rules associated with being part of the EU expire and pandemic restrictions block entry. The UK will become a “third-party nation” when the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December. Entry into the EU would then be based on essential travel […]

Read More

Boris Johnson promises to slash pollution faster than any other big economy

December 4, 2020

Boris Johnson has promised to slash greenhouse gas pollution at a faster rate than any other big economy in an attempt to hit net zero emissions by 2050. The PM has raised the target to reduce emissions from at least 53 per cent to 68 per cent by 2030 – significantly higher than the European […]

Read More

Ted Hui Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker seeks exile

December 4, 2020

Ted Hui, a former pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmaker who is in Europe on bail, says he is seeking exile. In his Facebook post on Thursday, Hui formally announced he will go into exile and not return to Hong Kong. He added that what he can do is to continue speaking for Hong Kong. Hui is […]

Read More

Boy, 7, in ‘serious condition’ after being hit by car close to primary school

December 1, 2020

A seven-year-old boy was rushed to hospital in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car near a primary school. The horror collision happened on a busy road in Longsight, Manchester, during the morning school run at about 8.30am on Tuesday. Paramedics rushed the boy to hospital, where he is said to be receiving […]

Read More