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Elizabeth Warren Threatens Restricting Military Aid To Israel: “Consider All The Tools That We Have”

Senator Elizabeth Warren threatened restricting military aid to Israel: “consider all the tools that we have,” during a meeting with the J Street conference on 4/19/21.

Union Files Claims Against Amazon Alleging 23 Meddling Practices Swayed Bessemer Vote

In the poor, majority-black town of Bessemer, Alabama, the fight to unionize the area’s largest employer - an Amazon warehouse employing 6,000 people - has become part of the Movement for Black Lives. Home to a longstanding militant union tradition, two nearby coal mines have also gone on strike recently.

UN condemns 'reprehensible' UK race report for repackaging 'racist tropes into fact'

A group of United Nations human rights experts on Monday strongly condemned a recent British government-backed report into institutional racism, saying it offered "no evidence" to support its finding that the UK is not institutionally racist.

Britain Adds India To Travel 'Red List' After Covid Surge

Health Secretary said that effective from 0300 GMT on Friday, India was being added to Britain's "red list" of countries, banning all arrivals from India except for UK or Irish nationals.

Citigroup to hire 2,300 staff in Singapore and Hong Kong to boost global wealth business

Citigroup said it will add around 2,300 employees and invest in cutting-edge technology in its wealth management hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore.

European Super League: Ministers will do 'whatever it takes' to block breakaway

The government has said it will do "whatever it takes" to prevent a breakaway European Super League involving six leading English clubs.

‘He has not bowed’: Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong’s future

Jimmy Lai, founder of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily paper, is one of the highest-profile figures arrested under the new national security law.

UK's Johnson Vows to Prevent Creation of New European Super League

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that his government would do everything possible to prevent the creation of a European football Super League in the form proposed by the authors of this initiative.

UEFA president says those planning new Super League are 'taking football hostage'

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says the "shameless" plans for a new European Super League (ESL) are akin to taking "football hostage."

Vladimir Putin To Speak At Biden's Online Climate Summit On April 22

"Vladimir Putin will outline Russia's approaches within the context of establishing broad-ranging international cooperation aimed at overcoming the negative consequences of global climate change," the Kremlin said in a statement.

Covid-19: India added to coronavirus ‘red list’ for travel

India has been added to a “red list” of countries from which most travel to the UK is banned, over fears of a new Covid variant, the health secretary has said.

Covid: More than 10m people fully vaccinated in UK

More than 10 million people in the UK have received a second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to the latest government figures.

Simpliwork plans to enter Singapore, HK

Simpliwork Offices Pvt. Ltd is planning to expand its operations in overseas markets such as Singapore and Hong Kong, and ramp up presence in key cities in India, on the back of strong demand for flexible workspaces even as the second covid wave has slowed down demand for some operators.

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Takes Flight On Mars, First On Another Planet

"Altimeter data confirms that Ingenuity has performed the first flight of a powered aircraft on another planet," announced an engineer in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the control room cheered.

Russia's Antitrust Watchdog Opens Case Against Google Over YouTube's Abuse of Market Domination

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) said on Monday it had opened a case against Google due to abuse of its dominant position in the YouTube video hosting services market.

Digital adviser eyes rich Hong Kongers

Stashaway has hired wealth managers to service the HNW segment in the territory

European Union Sets Out Indo-Pacific Plan, Says It's Not "Anti-China"

Led by France, Germany and the Netherlands, which first set out ways to deepen ties with countries such as India, Japan and Australia, the 27-member bloc wants to use the nascent plan to show Beijing that it is against the spread of authoritarianism.

Government to speed up UK climate change target

Radical new climate change commitments are to become law in the UK, Boris Johnson will announce this week.

Starmer thrown out of Bath pub in lockdown row

The Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has been thrown out of a pub in Bath after he was confronted by the landlord over lockdown restrictions.

How Saudi Crown Prince's Plan Will Impact Nation's Economy

The idea is that their expenditure on new infrastructure and technology will be big enough to accelerate the country's growth and cause a jobs boom.

Nefyn beach landslide: People warned to keep away

A major landslide at a beach in north Wales has prompted warnings for people to stay away.

Ban on gay Hong Kong couple living in subsidised housing ‘discriminatory’: lawyers

Henry Li lived in fear of eviction from a Home Ownership Scheme flat upon learning the policy since his now-deceased husband, Edgar Ng, bought it for HK$5.45 million in 2018, High Court hears.

Ipswich dogs raid: Images released in bid to find owners

Police have issued photos of 48 dogs seized during a raid last month in a bid to reunite them with their owners.

90-year-old woman conned out of US$32 million in Hong Kong’s biggest phone scam

Woman received call from fraudsters who said her identity had been used in crime in mainland China and they needed to verify origins of her money.

Dad woken early by son saves seven from Prestatyn house fire

A father who was woken early by his son saved seven people from a fire just minutes before their house was engulfed in flames.

Relief at Cathay Pacific Cargo as Hong Kong relaxes crew quarantine rule

Hong Kong has eased its airline crew quarantine measures – a move that will allow Cathay Pacific to regain its full complement of cargo capacity.

Tesco fined £7.56m for selling out-of-date food in Birmingham

Tesco has been fined £7.56m for selling out-of-date food at three stores in Birmingham.

Testing order at Hong Kong’s Harbour City mall after Covid-19 mutant strain scare

The patient, a 29-year-old man confirmed to have the more virulent N501Y coronavirus strain on Saturday, is said to have visited a dessert shop at the Hong Kong mall.

"Stay Tuned..." Group Exhibit at WOAW Gallery in Hong Kong

WOAW Gallery presents its inaugural group show “Stay Tuned…” at their new gallery space, 9 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong. This exhibition is curated by a long-time friend of the gallery, Sasha Bogojev from Juxtapoz Magazine. The exhibition is viewing from 9th April –9th May, 2021.

David Logan jailed for 10 years for killing family in Dalton crash

A persistent drink-driver has been jailed for killing a father and his two children in a crash while they were out for a Father's Day walk.

Prosecution witnesses in trial of ex-Hong Kong lawmaker Tanya Chan ‘lied’

Chan is charged with taking part in an illegal gathering at HANDS bar in Sham Shui Po last April.

Harry Richford: East Kent NHS Trust pleads guilty over baby death

An NHS trust has admitted failing to provide safe care and treatment for a mother and her baby boy, who died seven days after an emergency delivery.

Morrissey's manager attacks 'hurtful and racist' Simpsons parody

Morrissey appears to have taken offence at The Simpsons after being sent up in the animation's latest episode.

Covid-19: India to be added to travel 'red list' and AJ Tracey gig organisers fined

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday evening. We'll have another update for you tomorrow morning.

HK$358 million worth of contraband cigarettes seized in Hong Kong so far this year

The goods, if legally imported, would have helped the government generate more than HK$250 million in taxes.

Covid: Why was India not already on the red list?

India will be added to the government's travel-ban red list from Friday 23 April.

Mainland-Hong Kong-Macao joint ventures strike gold in Greater Bay Area

It takes just 3 patacas (about 38 US cents) and half an hour for Macau resident and apprentice lawyer Cheung Sze-yuen to travel to work in Zhuhai, a city in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA).

Shoppers making 'revenge purchases' flock back to High Street

Shoppers flocked back to the High Street last week to treat themselves after non-essential stores reopened in England and Wales.

Covid-19 vaccine bookings open in NI for 35-39 age group

Vaccine appointments for a limited number of people aged between 35 and 39-years-old are being made available from Monday.

Covid: North East alcohol consumption 'a tsunami of harm', campaigner fears

A "tsunami of harm" could hit the North East in terms of alcohol consumption during the Covid-19 pandemic, an outgoing health campaigner fears.

Super League: Why are football's biggest clubs starting a new tournament?

A plan by some of the world's biggest football clubs to start a new European Super League (ESL), has provoked strong opposition.

Why Super League plan makes financial sense for top clubs

Sports fans love a bit of jeopardy - a nail biting contest which can end in glory or defeat. But business owners generally hate all of that.

Abba: Why the UK gave the Swedish band 'nul points' at Eurovision

Cast your mind back to the spring of 1974, if indeed you were around to remember those days.

'Do you know who the West of England mayor is?'

The PM was short of answers when asked about the Tory mayor while campaigning in Gloucestershire.

Starmer told to leave pub over lockdown policies

The Labour leader is told he has "failed this country" for not opposing government lockdown policies.

'Football is meant to be on merit' - fans react to ESL

Arsenal fan CJ and Manchester United fan Beth speak to BBC Sport's Nesta McGregor about proposals for a European Super League.

Steven McMyler: Wigan man 'murdered for £11k Rolex watch'

A man was kicked to death in church gardens by a gang who robbed him of his £11,000 Rolex watch, a court has heard.

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