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Police investigate threat made to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

Police investigate threat made to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

-- 2022-08-14 17:29:14

Scotland's police said on Sunday they are investigating a report of an 'online threat' made to the author JK Rowling after she tweeted her condemnation of the stabbing of Salman Rushdie. The Harry Po...

One killed, dozens injured as high winds cause stage collapse at Spain festival

One killed, dozens injured as high winds cause stage collapse at Spain festival

REUTERS 2022-08-14 10:33:38

One person was killed and dozens were injured when high winds caused part of the main stage to collapse at a dance music festival near the Spanish city of Valencia early on Saturday, emergency service...

PSG or City - who got the better squad?

PSG or City - who got the better squad?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-08-13 20:38:31

Manchester City and PSG, at this moment, are probably the two European teams with the strongest squad depth this season. The sheer number of football stars these two teams have at this moment is unmat...

Ukraine, Russia blame each other for nuclear plant shelling

Ukraine, Russia blame each other for nuclear plant shelling

-- 2022-08-13 11:40:08

Ukraine and Russia accused each other on Friday of risking catastrophe by shelling Europe's largest nuclear power plant, occupied by Russian forces in a region expected to become one of the next big f...

First export of wheat under UN deal as two more ships leave Ukraine

First export of wheat under UN deal as two more ships leave Ukraine

-- 2022-08-12 13:08:06

Two more ships left Ukraine's Black Sea ports on Friday, including one laden with the first Ukrainian wheat to be exported under a UN-brokered deal, Turkey's defence ministry said. A total 14 ships h...

UK summons China envoy over 'aggressive' escalation on Taiwan

UK summons China envoy over 'aggressive' escalation on Taiwan

-- 2022-08-11 19:13:51

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday summoned China's ambassador to Britain, Zheng Zeguang, to explain Beijing's actions towards Taiwan following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit. A...

'Extreme' weather warning in force in Britain as new heatwave hits

'Extreme' weather warning in force in Britain as new heatwave hits

-- 2022-08-11 16:14:45

A four-day "extreme heat" warning came into force in parts of England and Wales on Thursday, with temperatures poised to top 35 Celsius in another heatwave that could cause wildfires and pressur...

Heavy fighting near Donetsk as Russia presses offensive in eastern Ukraine

Heavy fighting near Donetsk as Russia presses offensive in eastern Ukraine

REUTERS 2022-08-11 11:58:38

Heavy fighting raged around the eastern Ukrainian town of Pisky on Thursday as Russia pressed its campaign to seize all of the industrialised Donbas region, while to the west Kyiv accused Moscow of us...

European retailers turn off lights, cut opening hours to save energy

European retailers turn off lights, cut opening hours to save energy

-- 2022-08-10 22:23:20

As energy bills mount and the threat of rationing increases, some European retailers are turning off lights and considering shorter opening hours this winter. Energy bosses and government officials h...

Plenty of new signings for Barcelona: Where is the money coming from?

Plenty of new signings for Barcelona: Where is the money coming from?

Neel Rahman 2022-08-10 16:22:46

FC Barcelona have been in a financial crisis since late 2020, and that resulted in them having to let go of Lionel Messi, along with Antoine Griezmann. But in the current transfer window, they have be...

Ukraine war must end with liberation of Crimea, says Zelensky

Ukraine war must end with liberation of Crimea, says Zelensky

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-10 11:03:31

The war in Ukraine began with Crimea and must end with its liberation, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. He was speaking just hours after a string of explosions hit a Russian airbase there, kill...

Britain’s Liz Truss says she favours cutting taxes to grow economy

Britain’s Liz Truss says she favours cutting taxes to grow economy

-- 2022-08-09 21:19:39

Liz Truss, the favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, said on Tuesday she still favoured tax cuts over direct support to households that are facing a 230 per cent leap in annual energy bil...

United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in aid to Ukraine

United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in aid to Ukraine

-- 2022-08-09 20:15:59

The United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in aid to Ukraine, made up of $4.5 billion in budgetary support and $1 billion in military assistance, to help it come to grips with the turmoil...

Russia suspends START arms inspections over US travel curbs

Russia suspends START arms inspections over US travel curbs

-- 2022-08-09 16:49:01

Russia told the United States on Monday it would not allow its weapons to be inspected under the START nuclear arms control treaty for the time being because of travel restrictions imposed by Washingt...

Two more grain ships sail from Ukraine, Turkey says

Two more grain ships sail from Ukraine, Turkey says

-- 2022-08-09 13:33:04

Two more grain-carrying ships sailed from Ukraine's Chornomorsk port on Tuesday, Turkey's defence ministry said, as part of a deal to unblock Ukrainian sea exports. The United Nations and Turkey brok...

Premier League in thrilling mood from the first gameweek

Premier League in thrilling mood from the first gameweek

Mahtab Jamil 2022-08-08 18:56:50

English Premier League is the most watched domestic football tournament around the world. It’s because the league is full of actions and drama. As the 2022/23 season started on the 7th of August...

Ship carrying grain from Ukraine arrives in Turkey

Ship carrying grain from Ukraine arrives in Turkey

-- 2022-08-08 17:30:04

The first of the ships to leave Ukraine under a deal to unblock grain supplies and stave off a potential global food crisis arrived at its destination in Turkey on Monday. The Turkey-flagged Polarnet...

Kremlin sees no basis for a meeting between Putin and Zelensky

Kremlin sees no basis for a meeting between Putin and Zelensky

-- 2022-08-08 17:20:21

The Kremlin said on Monday there was no basis for a meeting between the Russian and Ukrainian presidents at the moment. in response to a question about Turkish proposals to broker peace talks, Kremli...

UN demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after attack

UN demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after attack

-- 2022-08-08 12:35:31

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after Ukraine and Russia traded accusations over the shel...

Ukraine accuses Russia of shelling nuclear plant again

Ukraine accuses Russia of shelling nuclear plant again

-- 2022-08-07 20:05:40

Ukraine accused Russia on Sunday of again shelling Europe's largest nuclear power plant, the Zaporizhzhia, and called for new international sanctions on Moscow for "nuclear terror". Ukraine's state n...

Amnesty apologises for ‘distress and anger’ caused by its report on Ukraine

Amnesty apologises for ‘distress and anger’ caused by its report on Ukraine

-- 2022-08-07 19:49:45

Amnesty International apologised on Sunday for the "distress and anger" caused by a report accusing Ukraine of endangering civilians which infuriated President Volodymyr Zelensky and triggered the res...

Can Ronaldo ever regain his cult image among the United fans?

Can Ronaldo ever regain his cult image among the United fans?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-08-07 16:50:04

Manchester United are known for their large and passionate fan base throughout the world. In this century, their huge global fandom can be broken down into three particular names - Sir Alex Ferguson,...

Four cargo ships sail from Ukrainian Black Sea ports

Four cargo ships sail from Ukrainian Black Sea ports

-- 2022-08-07 16:32:51

Four ships carrying Ukrainian foodstuffs sailed from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Sunday as part of a deal to unblock the country's sea exports, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said. The four bulk ca...

Putin, Erdogan meet to further Russia-Türkiye ties

Putin, Erdogan meet to further Russia-Türkiye ties

-- 2022-08-06 18:04:25

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to strengthen bilateral relations during their talks in Russia's Sochi on Friday. Putin and Erdogan pledged to incre...

Croatia bus crash kills twelve

Croatia bus crash kills twelve

-- 2022-08-06 16:04:27

Twelve people were killed and 31 injured, 18 of them seriously, when a Polish bus filled with religious pilgrims slipped off a road and crashed near Varazdin in northwestern Croatia early on Saturday,...

New season of Fantasy Premier League returns, Jesus becomes the most picked player

New season of Fantasy Premier League returns, Jesus becomes the most picked player

Mahtab Jamil 2022-08-06 15:36:43

Fantasy Premier League is one of the most popular fantasy games on the internet. It is a game relating to the English Premier League. Every season millions of players register and play the game. This...

France going through its most severe drought ever

France going through its most severe drought ever

-- 2022-08-05 18:12:35

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne warned that France is facing the "most severe drought" ever recorded in the country and announced the activation of a government crisis unit. Borne said, in a wr...

Russia says it is ready to discuss prisoner swap with US

Russia says it is ready to discuss prisoner swap with US

-- 2022-08-05 16:47:35

Russia said on Friday it was ready to discuss prisoner swaps with the United States through an existing diplomatic channel, a day a Russian court sentenced basketball star Brittney Griner to nine year...

Three more ships with grain depart Ukrainian ports

Three more ships with grain depart Ukrainian ports

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-05 14:26:14

Three more ships with grain have departed Ukrainian ports and are headed to Turkey for inspection, Turkey’s defense ministry said on Friday. The three ships are loaded with a total of 58,000 to...

France discriminated against hijab-wearing vocational trainee: UN document

France discriminated against hijab-wearing vocational trainee: UN document

-- 2022-08-04 17:11:40

A United Nations committee ruled that France discriminated against a Muslim woman who was prevented from attending vocational training in a public school while wearing her Islamic head scarf, accordin...