Friday, 20 October 2017

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$12 Million: Princess Diana Jewels Are On Sale

LONDON: You can now buy a small, glittering piece of Princess Diana’s legacy – if you have $12 million. A diamond necklace known as the Swan Lake Suite, made of 178 diamonds and five pearls, has gone up for auction at the New York auction house Guernsey’s. Diana wore the ...

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Hackers take over radio stations in US to play obscene anti-Trump rap

WASHINGTON: Someone has been hacking radio stations in South Carolina, Texas, and several other US states and replacing their feed with a rap song called “F— Donald Trump” on repeat. WFBS, a South Carolina station known for playing oldies, became the latest target of hackers on Monday when the rap ...

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Prince of Wales fashions balloon crown during college visit

The Prince of Wales was hailed as a future “king of balloon making” after he created his very own crown, from a balloon. When Charles joined a group of Jewish school children making balloon toys for youngsters with serious illnesses he did not need to be asked twice when offered ...

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Archbishop issues apology over Church of England links to child abuser

LONDON: The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Church of England “failed terribly” for not reporting the head of a Christian charity accused of carrying out sadomasochistic attacks on young boys at summer camps. Justin Welby issued an “unreserved and unequivocal” apology on behalf of the church after admitting he ...

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Trump admin eyes scrapping anti-extremism program

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is working to scrap a program to fight extremism in favor of one focusing on extremism among Muslims, a source familiar with deliberations in the White House said Wednesday. The Countering Violent Extremism program connects law enforcement officials with Muslim-American groups and was launched by President ...

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How Queen will mark her ‘Sapphire Jubilee’

LONDON: On February 6, Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British monarch to reach a Sapphire Jubilee, 65 years after she ascended the throne. It’s an incredible milestone, but it’s unlikely the Queen will be celebrating her achievement. Multiple reports suggest the Queen will spend the day in private ...

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British MPs to vote on EU divorce trigger

As the second of a two-day debate gets underway, the 143 word bill is expected to swiftly pass the vote in the lower parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the process to leave the European Union next month. British MPs were due to spend several more hours on Wednesday ...

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York: Police appeal for help to find missing 15-year-old girl

POLICE are appealing to the public to help find a missing 15-year-old girl from York. Faye Kathleen Simpson was last seen leaving her home in Heworth, York at 4.45pm on Saturday, January 28. It is thought she was planning to head into York city centre. Faye is described as white, 5’6” ...

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