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Hoodie gets Quebec politician thrown out of legislature

Hoodie gets Quebec politician thrown out of legislature

From bare arms in the US House of Representatives to ties in the UK's House of Commons, what politicians wear to work can say a lot about the traditions they hold dear - and the ones they want to leave behind. Mark Zuckerberg made hoodies de rigueur...

11 November 2019 in World News
 

Bolivia crisis: Ex-President Morales offered asylum in Mexico

Mexico has offered asylum to former Bolivian president Evo Morales, a day after his resignation following weeks of protest over a disputed election. Mexico says the decision was taken for "humanitarian reasons" following Mr Morales' personal...

11 November 2019 in World News
 
Iran nuclear deal: IAEA finds uranium particles at undeclared site

Iran nuclear deal: IAEA finds uranium particles at undeclared site

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has found uranium particles at a site in Iran that had not been declared by the Iranian authorities. A confidential report, seen by the BBC, did not say exactly where the site was. But inspectors are...

11 November 2019 in World News
 

Theatre performers 'stabbed during show' in Saudi capital Riyadh

Three members of a theatre group have been stabbed during a live performance in Saudi Arabia, reports say. Video posted on social media appeared to show a man wielding a knife rushing into performers on stage at the King Abdullah Park in the capital,...

11 November 2019 in World News
 
USS Grayback: Missing WW2 submarine found after 75 years

USS Grayback: Missing WW2 submarine found after 75 years

An American submarine that went missing in World War Two has been rediscovered at the bottom of the East China sea. The USS Grayback and its 80 crew members disappeared in 1944 when it was attacked by a Japanese aircraft. An underwater exploration...

11 November 2019 in World News
 
Man 'broke neck during chiropractor treatment' in York

Man 'broke neck during chiropractor treatment' in York

A man who broke his neck as he was treated by a chiropractor shouted "You are hurting me," his widow told an inquest. John Lawler, 80, was attending Chiropractic 1st in York in August 2017 when he said he could not feel his arms and became...

11 November 2019 in Regional
 
Apple throws Instagram 'stalker' app off store

Apple throws Instagram 'stalker' app off store

Apple has banned an app that let people monitor others' activity on Instagram. Like Patrol charged a fee to notify users which posts their friends had "liked" and who they had recently followed. The action comes a month after Instagram had...

11 November 2019 in Science &Technology
 
Neil Young says US citizenship 'delayed over marijuana'

Neil Young says US citizenship 'delayed over marijuana'

Canadian-born rock star Neil Young has said his application for US citizenship has been delayed partly because he smokes marijuana. Young says he passed the citizenship test but was told he had to take another to prove "moral character". In...

11 November 2019 in Art & Culture
 
Welsh Assembly standards watchdog resigns over 'AM's secret recordings'

Welsh Assembly standards watchdog resigns over 'AM's secret recordings'

The Welsh Assembly's standards commissioner Sir Roderick Evans has resigned, accusing an assembly member of secretly recording him. Sir Roderick, who oversees complaints about AMs, said the unnamed politician recorded "highly confidential...

11 November 2019 in Regional
 
UK reaches 10% full-fibre milestone

UK reaches 10% full-fibre milestone

Just over 10% of British homes now have a full-fibre broadband connection, a study suggests. The figures were compiled by consumer broadband advice site Think Broadband.com, which counts only "live" connections in its estimate. Full-fibre...

11 November 2019 in Science &Technology
 
Broadway pays tributes to Laurel Griggs, 13, who dies of asthma attack

Broadway pays tributes to Laurel Griggs, 13, who dies of asthma attack

Broadway has paid tribute to child star Laurel Griggs who has died aged 13. Her family says she suffered a "massive asthma attack". Griggs made her Broadway debut when she was just six, performing alongside actress Scarlett Johansson in Cat...

11 November 2019 in World News
 

What happened to Trump's promise on gun control?

US President Donald Trump said after recent mass shootings that he wanted the country to have stricter gun laws. Now the issue has gone quiet. Here is what happened to the president's plan to end America's gun violence. Lateria Moran, 16, was inside...

11 November 2019 in World News
 
Drayton Manor death: Jurors find Evha Jannath died accidentally

Drayton Manor death: Jurors find Evha Jannath died accidentally

A girl who drowned when she fell from a theme park ride while on a school trip died accidentally, an inquest jury has concluded. Evha Jannath was unsupervised on the Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor in Tamworth, Staffordshire, when she died on 9...

11 November 2019 in Regional
 
Tyler Peck death: Mum 'gave son, 15, drink and drugs'

Tyler Peck death: Mum 'gave son, 15, drink and drugs'

A mother gave her 15-year-old son a mixture of drugs and alcohol before his death, a court has heard. Tyler Peck was found dead by friends in Salcombe, Devon, in February. He died of a drugs overdose. He drank alcohol and liquid morphine, took...

11 November 2019 in Regional
 
General election 2019: Lib Dems launch legal action over ITV debate

General election 2019: Lib Dems launch legal action over ITV debate

The Liberal Democrats are launching a legal challenge against ITV over its decision to exclude their leader from the channel's election debate. ITV is hosting a primetime head-to-head between Conservative leader Boris Johnson and his Labour...

11 November 2019 in Regional
 


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