Saturday, November 27

Day: March 31, 2016

Parking fines are no match for the Saudi tourist and his fleet of gold supercars
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Parking fines are no match for the Saudi tourist and his fleet of gold supercars

    Money is clearly no object to the Saudi owner of the gold supercars as today the £1 million fleet was hit with hundreds of pounds in parking fines. A gold Lamborghini Aventador, Rolls Royce, Mercedes G63 6x6 and Bentley Flying Spur caused a stir in the Knightsbridge area they were parked in, with dozens of people stopping to take photos on their mobile phones. The Lamborghini had two separate penalty notices for Tuesday and Wednesday slipped under its wiper blade, while the Mercedes and Bentley each had one. The fines of £80 each time, reduced to £40 if paid within 14 days, mean the owner, reportedly from Saudi Arabia, owes the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as much as £320. The vehicles could even be removed and fines increased if the charges go unpaid. The cars ...
Steel Crisis: Cameron To Hold Emergency Meeting
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Steel Crisis: Cameron To Hold Emergency Meeting

    David Cameron will chair a meeting in Downing Street later to discuss the crisis in the steel industry, amid growing fears of huge job losses in the sector. The Government has been criticised for its response to Indian conglomerate Tata's announcement that it will sell its UK assets, including the country's biggest steel plant at Port Talbot in south Wales. Around 40,000 jobs could be lost if no buyer is found, according to an analysis by the Institute for Public Policy Research. Unions have accused ministers of sending mixed messages after initially saying the Government was looking at all options to retain steelmaking before ruling out nationalisation. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who visited Port Talbot on Wednesday, said he was shocked Business Secretary Sajid Javid di...
UP polls isolated clashes across the country, shootout kills 4 children, the elimination of polling
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

UP polls isolated clashes across the country, shootout kills 4 children, the elimination of polling

    A 10-year-old boy was allegedly shot dead and three others killed in clash in separate incidents of polls violence in Keraniganj, Jamalpur and Jessore today. Shubho Kazi, a fourth grader of Madhurchar Government Primary School at Keraniganj’s Hazratpur union and son of Halim Kazi, was allegedly shot by a ruling party supporter. According to the victim’s father, Shubho went to Madhurchar Government Primary School polling centre with his uncle around 9:30am. A clash broke out in the polling centre. Gun-toting Awami League activist Rana Molla entered the voting centre and opened fire. My son was shot on the chest,” he said. Shuvo was taken to a local hospital where he was declared dead. Contacted, Ferdaous Hassain, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj Police Station, confirmed the...
India Flyover Collapse: 14 Dead And 150 Trapped
Asia, ENGLISH

India Flyover Collapse: 14 Dead And 150 Trapped

    At least 14 people have been killed and 150 are feared trapped after a partially built flyover collapsed in the Indian city of Kolkata, according to police. Witnesses say rescuers are using their bare hands to try to save those caught under the rubble. One witness has told the New Delhi Television news channel (NDTV): "We heard a loud rumble and then saw a lot of dust in the sky." A general view of the collapsed flyover in Kolkata Another added: "The area was very, very crowded. Motorized rickshaws, taxis ... there was a lot of traffic." According to local media reports, large concrete slabs from the construction site fell onto traffic below. Heavy duty cranes have reportedly been brought in to try to move the wreckage, but attempts have so far been unsuccessful. Television...
Air stewardess also took picture with Egypt plane hijacker as mother of British hostage calls his photo stupid
ENGLISH, Europe

Air stewardess also took picture with Egypt plane hijacker as mother of British hostage calls his photo stupid

    Air stewardess poses with Seif Eddin Mustafa A new picture has emerged of an air stewardess posing with the Egyptian plane hijacker, as the mother of a British hostage also photographed with the man wearing a "suicide vest" branded her son's actions "stupid". Pauline Innes scolded her son Ben as he arrived back in the UK less than 48 hours after the image emerged of him stood grinning next to a man who claimed to have smuggled a bomb belt on board. The health and safety auditor from Leeds was one of 72 passengers and crew taken hostage by Seif Eddin Mustafa soon after their EgyptAir flight took off from Alexandria on Tuesday. As 26-year-old Mr Innes was collected by his mother from Manchester Airport late on Wednesday, she said "I don't know why you did it," according to T...