Sunday, 17 October 2021

Tag Archives: Easter

Stay home at Easter even if churches stay open: Bulgaria PM

SOFIA: Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov urged compatriots to pray at home and not visit churches for Easter to stop the spread of COVID-19 after Christian Orthodox leaders refused to close their doors. “Religious leaders cannot tell people not to go to church but I can. And I urge Bulgarians ...

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Queen celebrates 93rd birthday at Easter service

LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the world’s oldest and longest reigning living monarch, celebrated her 93rd birthday on Sunday by attending the traditional Easter service at Windsor Castle. Elizabeth was accompanied by members of her family, including grandsons Prince William and Prince Harry, and William’s wife Catherine, at the Easter Mattins ...

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London stocks plunge as May calls snap UK election

LONDON stocks plunged, dragging Europe lower after Britain called a snap general election, fuelling political uncertainty ahead of Brexit but also a tight presidential race in France. Indices were hit also by falling metals prices, traders said, as investors returned to their desks after a four-day Easter break. At the ...

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PM Theresa May calls for elections on Jun 8

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has called for elections to be held on Jun 8, she announced outside her Downing Street office on Tuesday (Apr 18). “I have just chaired a meeting of the cabinet where we agreed that the government should call a General Election to be held on ...

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Cleveland police hunt man who posted killing video on Facebook

OHIO: Police are hunting an “armed and dangerous” man who appears to have shot dead a stranger in the street and uploaded it to Facebook. The suspect, Steve Stephens, is on the run and has claimed to have committed more than a dozen other killings, according to police in Cleveland, ...

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PM May gives Easter address as pope condemns global violence

LONDON: Political and religious leaders used their Easter messages to encourage unity and peace in a divided world. Theresa May insisted Britons were uniting after the divisions of Brexit and faced a “bright future” outside the European Union. The prime minister said: “This year, after a period of intense debate ...

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