Tamara Ecclestone has £50m worth of jewellery stolen in burglary at London home

Burglars stole £50 million worth of jewellery from the London home of Tamara Ecclestone, the heiress and socialite, on Friday, it has been claimed. Thieves evaded detection from the 24-hour security at Ms Ecclestone’s £70 million mansion on a street dubbed “billionaire’s row” in Kensington, West London. Tamara is the daughter of billionaire Formula 1 […]

COP25: Longest climate talks end with compromise deal

Image copyright Kiara Worth/IISD Image caption Some of the difficult issues proved impossible to resolve in Madrid The longest United Nations climate talks on record have finally ended in Madrid with a compromise deal. Exhausted delegates reached agreement on the key question of increasing the global response to curbing carbon. All countries will need to […]

North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to ‘overpower U.S. nuclear threats’

SEOUL — North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at “restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the U.S.,” state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday. The test was conducted on Friday at the Sohae satellite launch site, KCNA said, […]

We will not save the Web by colluding with its enemies – VoxEurop (English)

Tim Berners-Lee, the World Wide Web’s inventor, has written a “contract for the Web” which aims to save the network from the abuses threatening it. But his effort is supported by the same big tech firms that are already hard at work undermining all the document’s founding principles. Tim Berners-Lee’s latest crusade to save the […]

Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse win Strictly Come Dancing

Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse win Strictly Come Dancing (Guy Levy/BBC) Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse win Strictly Come Dancing Independent.ie Kelvin Fletcher has won Strictly Come Dancing with his dance partner Oti Mabuse. https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/kelvin-fletcher-and-oti-mabuse-win-strictly-come-dancing-38785618.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38785614.ece/04b98/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_555806f5-1321-4fec-991d-1ec17ae8ca42_1 Email Kelvin Fletcher has won Strictly Come Dancing with his dance partner Oti Mabuse. The former Emmerdale star and […]

100 Jewish graves were desecrated in France. A search for the websites that fueled the hate led to the US

But in early December, that is exactly what happened in the small village of Westhoffen in the Bas-Rhin region of Alsace, in eastern France. No one knows exactly when swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were spray-painted onto 107 tombstones in the village’s ancient Jewish cemetery — the 42nd anti-Semitic attack in the region in just 18 […]

Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s talk will happen, perhaps even at Poway school

The abrupt withdrawal of a permit allowing Rep. Rashida Tlaib to speak at a San Diego County high school, reportedly to allow staff time to clean the facility before the holiday break, will not block the Democratic congresswoman’s visit, organizers say. The Poway Unified School District first approved the event Wednesday, then did an about-face […]

Judge Orders State Department To Provide Withheld Ukraine Documents

A federal judge on Friday ordered the State Department to release documents concerning Ukraine it had previously withheld.  Christopher Cooper, the U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia, said the department arbitrarily limited its search for documents it had previously been ordered to release to the period before Aug. 2 — prior to President Donald Trump lifting […]

#Brexit – ‘We are ready to start the next phase, to defend and promote Europe’s interests’ #EUCO

  The decisive victory by the British Conservatives in yesterday’s general election was widely and enthusiastically welcomed by European leaders attending today’s (13 December) European Council. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said that they welcomed the certainty that the election provided and said that it had been difficult when things had been agreed in Brussels, […]