Friday, July 19

Day: March 4, 2016

Kids Can Sue Parents for Posting Their Photos Online
ENGLISH, Life Style

Kids Can Sue Parents for Posting Their Photos Online

    Living in Paris or Provence has long been a fantasy of mine, although it now seems I should probably throw in the towel (or la serviette, because I'm handy in Google Translate like that). It's not because I don't still dream of sipping impossibly strong espresso while strolling along the Seine, or picking flowers from the brightly colored fields that inspired Matisse. No, it's because apparently if I were to live in France, I stand the chance of losing everything I have because of the potty training photos I once posted of my daughters on Facebook. Parents in France were recently warned by authorities to stop posting photos of their children on social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. Please stop posting pictures of your kids on Facebook, French Gendarmerie are t...
UK company to introduce period policy for female staff
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

UK company to introduce period policy for female staff

    A Bristol company is planning to create an official “period policy” designed to allow women to take time off without being stigmatised in the hope it will make its workplace more efficient and creative. Bex Baxter, the director of Coexist, said the move an attempt to synchronise work with the body’s natural cycles. I have managed many female members of staff over the years and I have seen women at work who are bent over double because of the pain caused by their periods. Despite this, they feel they cannot go home because they do not class themselves as unwell. And this is unfair. At Coexist we are very understanding. If someone is in pain – no matter what kind – they are encouraged to go home. But, for us, we wanted a policy in place which recognises and allows women to t...
Man injured when device detonated under vehicle is prison officer
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Man injured when device detonated under vehicle is prison officer

    A man injured when an explosive device detonated under a vehicle in Belfast is a prison officer, sources said. The incident happened in the Woodstock Road area in the east of the city. The extent of the man's injuries is not known. Security sources have indicated he is a serving prison officer. It is understood he was driving a van when the device detonated. Detectives are examining whether the bomb dislodged from the vehicle as it was going over a speed bump. The finger of suspicion will point at dissident republicans opposed to the Northern Ireland peace process. Police Service of Northern Ireland Superintendent Darrin Jones said: We believe a device has exploded under a vehicle. The incident was reported to police at 7.10am this morning Friday March 4. One man has been ...
Hunt for child rapist who escaped court moments before he was found guilty
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Hunt for child rapist who escaped court moments before he was found guilty

    Police are hunting for a sex offender who fled court moments before he was found guilty of raping a child. Tariq Javed, 37, of Aspinall Street, Rusholme, absconded from Minshull Street Crown Court on Monday, February 29. Javed was found guilty in his absence of eight counts of sexual activity with a child under the age of 13. A sentence date was arranged for March 21, 2016 and a warrant for his arrest was issued. Javed is known to have links with the Stockport and Manchester areas of Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester Police believe Javed might try and flee the UK, reports the Manchester Evening News. Detective Inspector Ian Cottrell said: “Javed has been convicted of incredibly serious offences committed against children. “He is thought to be a flight risk and warning...
North Korean leader urges nuclear readiness
Asia, ENGLISH

North Korean leader urges nuclear readiness

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un looks through a pair of binoculars as he guides the multiple-rocket launching drill of women's sub-units under KPA Unit 851, in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang December 30, 2014. Kim Jong-un has said North Korea's nuclear weapons should be ready for use "at any time", state media report. He told military leaders North Korea would revise its military posture to be ready to launch pre-emptive strikes, the Korean Central News Agency said. On Wednesday the UN imposed some of its toughest ever sanctions on North Korea, following its recent nuclear test and missile launch. In response, the North fired six short-range projectiles into the sea. KCNA said Kim was speaking at a military ...