• United Kingdom taken to Europe's highest court over air pollution
United Kingdom taken to Europe's highest court over air pollution

The EC said it is taking action to "address the significant and persistent exceedances of limit values for two key pollutants with health impacts: nitrogen dioxide, which is mostly a result of road traffic and industry, and particulate matter, which is mainly present in emissions from industry, domestic heating, traffic, and agriculture".

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  • Man's rant at workers speaking Spanish goes viral
Man's rant at workers speaking Spanish goes viral

His business phone number goes straight to voicemail. A furious restaurant customer was filmed threatening to have restaurant workers deported for speaking Spanish in front of him. The video can be seen below (be warned that it contains some adult language). The Daily News reported that Schlossberg had nothing to say to reporters outside hi...

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  • Trump to Meet China's Economic Chief Over Trade Dispute Thursday
Trump to Meet China's Economic Chief Over Trade Dispute Thursday

The White House's harshest China critic, Peter Navarro, will also take part in the talks, reports Bloomberg . "I am very hopeful", said Kudlow. Chinese officials who arrived in Washington on Tuesday for trade talks with the USA will likely present a proposal for the US trade delegation on Wednesday, possibly extending the negotiating process, ...

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  • Thanet boasts the most beach blue flags in Kent
Thanet boasts the most beach blue flags in Kent

The flags mark them out as being among the best beaches in the world for cleanliness and facilities. People enjoying Sea Palling beach. Blackpool North beach opposite the Tower, Blackpool Central beach and Bispham beach have also been given Seaside Award status by Keep Britain Tidy.

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  • Italy M5S leader says govt deal would be 'bomb' for establishment
Italy M5S leader says govt deal would be 'bomb' for establishment

M5S leader Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday that "perhaps we'll be able to wrap up the contract of government" on Wednesday. Salvini , saying he was "optimistic but realistic" about a deal, took rhetorical aim via social media at European Union migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos .

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  • Delhi to overtake Tokyo as world's most populated city in 10 years
Delhi to overtake Tokyo as world's most populated city in 10 years

Sydney, Australia's most populous urban center, has announced plans to split into three smaller cities by 2040 to improve housing, quality of life and governance. The global rural population is now close to 3.4 billion and is expected to rise slightly and then decline to 3.1 billion by 2050. India's current rural population of 893 million is ...

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  • Treasury Department Sanctions Hezbollah Members, Islamic State Faction
Treasury Department Sanctions Hezbollah Members, Islamic State Faction

At the same time, the six Gulf members of the TFTC - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates - declared sanctions on another nine individuals and firms part of or linked to Hezbollah that were already blacklisted by the US Treasury.

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  • Oklahoma woman mauled to death by pack of dachshunds
Oklahoma woman mauled to death by pack of dachshunds

One of the animals charged deputies responding to the incident and was shot and killed. The other six were transported to Westwood Veterinary Hospital, where they were euthanized at the owner's request. It appears they were living out in the woods, said Amanda Dinwiddie, euthanasia technician at the Ardmore Animal Shelter, according to KXII . Th...

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  • Hezbollah says 'new phase' in war with Israel after strikes
Hezbollah says 'new phase' in war with Israel after strikes

When sanctions are activated and the pressure on Iran increases, Israel will have a new regional role it has never previously played. Israel has not had any formal diplomatic relations with Gulf Arab states since the country's formation in 1948, which resulted in the mass displacement of Palestinians and a series of wars between Israel and its ...

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  • Unborn baby dies from injuries suffered in Park Slope crash
Unborn baby dies from injuries suffered in Park Slope crash

The Miles' family lawyer confirmed the devastating news to the NY Daily News . "This past Friday Ruthie and Jonathan lost their baby, Sophia Rosemary Wong Blumenstein ", the lawyer said. In the wake of the accident in March , a GoFundMe page was set up to raise funds for Miles and her family and raised more than $426,000 (£314,515).

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  • US surgeon general gives aid on plane
US surgeon general gives aid on plane

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams was on a flight to Jackson, Mississippi when he helped another passenger who was having a medical emergency. It was not immediately clear what situation Adams was referring to and what happened on the flight.

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  • Match fixing: SAFF wants Al Mirdasi out of W/cup
Match fixing: SAFF wants Al Mirdasi out of W/cup

The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) has asked FIFA to remove referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from the list of referees for the upcoming 2018 World Cup in Russia after he was involved in a bribery incident. The keeper, who had earned a FIFA badge in 2011 and officiating at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 and the Confederations Cup ...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan in United Kingdom, praises country as 'real friend'
Turkey's Erdogan in United Kingdom, praises country as 'real friend'

Turkey attaches special importance to cooperation with Great Britain, he said at a briefing before his flight to London. Meetings with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May are planned within the framework of the visit. Erdogan said he wanted to increase trade and security ties between the two countries as Britain prepares to leave the ...

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  • Unwind In Our Resorts: Kerala Tourism's Cheeky Dig At Karnataka Lawmakers
Unwind In Our Resorts: Kerala Tourism's Cheeky Dig At Karnataka Lawmakers

In comments, many suggested Kerala Tourism was "trolling" Karnataka's MLAs. The tweet said, "After the rough and tumble of the Karnataka Verdict, we invite all the MLAs to unwind at the safe & attractive resorts of God's Own Country". Ahead of Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat past year, the Congress flew its MLAs from the state to a five-star res...

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  • Photo of Kent State graduate carrying AR-10 on campus goes viral
Photo of Kent State graduate carrying AR-10 on campus goes viral

A former Kent State University student and her rifle went viral after graduation photos showcased an AR-15 strapped to her back while walking through campus, but the school has no issue with her shot thanks to a well-timed loophole. "It's because of you we have to fear for our lives", responded a Twitter user. She took major backlash online, incl...

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  • Theresa May pledges £400m to strip Grenfell-type cladding
Theresa May pledges £400m to strip Grenfell-type cladding

The government will pay in full for councils and housing associations to remove and replace unsafe cladding at an estimated cost of £400 million, the prime minister has announced. She said that 210 households were in need of a new home and 201 have since accepted an offer of temporary or permanent accommodation. When asked why private landlords w...

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  • Trump Discloses More Than $100000 Payment to Michael Cohen in Financial Form
Trump Discloses More Than $100000 Payment to Michael Cohen in Financial Form

President Donald Trump reported that he reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen for costs apparently incurred in paying adult film star Stormy Daniels for a non-disclosure agreement, according to a federally required annual financial disclosure form released by the Office of Government Ethics Wednesday.

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  • White House on NAFTA: 'We still want to see something happen'
White House on NAFTA: 'We still want to see something happen'

As President Trump continues to push for more even trade deals, Mexico is casting doubt a deal on NAFTA can be made by Congress' deadline. Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada have been in intense talks since last month to try to reach a deal before USA congressional elections in November.

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  • Confirmation expected after CIA nominee Gina Haspel wins Senate panel backing
Confirmation expected after CIA nominee Gina Haspel wins Senate panel backing

The full Senate is expected to vote on her nomination as early as this week. Haspel has already won the backing of several Democrats . The committee's top Democrat, Sen. She has been serving the spy agency for about 33 years. She joined the CIA in 1985 and has held a collection of high-ranking positions on the intelligence company all through ...

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  • Ramazan moon sighted in Pakistan, faithful to start fasts from Thursday
Ramazan moon sighted in Pakistan, faithful to start fasts from Thursday

The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee has called on citizens to sight the crescent with the naked eye or through binoculars and to contact them to record their testimonies. The moon was sighted in Delhi. In Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , the crescent was not sighted on Tuesday. Ramadan is the holy month of Islam and Muslims eagerly wait fo...

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