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Day: April 30, 2017

Downing Street to garden retreat: David Cameron spends £25,000 on luxury hut
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Downing Street to garden retreat: David Cameron spends £25,000 on luxury hut

    Former Prime Minister David Cameron has spent £25,000 on a luxury hut for his Cotswolds garden that he plans to use as a writing studio. Since leaving Downing Street, Cameron has undertaken a speaking tour in the US and has said he is spending his time rediscovering his love of game shooting. He is also writing a memoir of his years at Number 10. And now he has the perfect place to do it. Not your average garden shed, the hand-built hut comes complete with sheep’s wool insulation, a wood-burning stove, Bakelite light switches and hardwood stable doors. The Camerons chose to fit out the hut with a pull-out double sofa bed and have painted it in Farrow and Ball colours Clunch, Old White and Mouse’s Back. Cameron admitted that his wife Samantha made all of the design decision...
Muslim teen reveals father’s response to removing hijab
Arab world, ENGLISH

Muslim teen reveals father’s response to removing hijab

    A conversation between a teenage girl with her father is going viral on social media platform and will make you respect him. Lamyaa, a 17-year-old Muslim girl who lives in Pennsylvania, US sent a text to her father who stays in Saudi Arabia asking him to remove the hijab. Her father replied by saying, Sweetheart that’s not my decision to make. That’s no man’s decision to make. If it’s what you feel like you want to do, go ahead, I’ll support you no matter what. Lamyaa shared the screenshot of this conversation and her dad’s comments won over the hearts of millions. BuzzFeed claims that Lamyaa was a member of the group wherein President Trump and the tense political climate was recently discussed. Trump has had his share of criticism for his stand against Muslims and Lamyaa...
Donald Trump says I will not be happy if North Korea conducts another nuclear test
America, ENGLISH

Donald Trump says I will not be happy if North Korea conducts another nuclear test

    President Donald Trump said Saturday he will not be happy if North Korea conducts another nuclear test, and he declined to rule out a U.S. military response to such a provocation. I don't know. I mean, we'll see, Mr. Trump said of possible military action during an interview with CBS News John Dickerson that will air Sunday on Face the Nation and Monday on CBS This Morning. The interview came just one day after North Korea test-launched a ballistic missile Friday from the western portion of the country. The launch, which failed shortly after lift-off, came after recent U.S. pressure on North Korea to cease its provocative behavior. Mr. President, you and the administration said to North Korea, Don't test a missile. They have tested a missile. Is the pressure not working? D...
The Prime Minister visited damaged flood haor areas of Sunamganj
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

The Prime Minister visited damaged flood haor areas of Sunamganj

    Issuing a note of warning that no one will be spared if any negligence is found in haor embankment construction, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said haor farmers will get free agricultural inputs for the next crop. The government is not only providing relief materials to the flood-hit people, it'll also distribute all necessary agricultural inputs free of cost for their next crop, she told a civic gathering here. Sheikh Hasina is now in the district to see for herself the flood-affected areas where Boro crops on over two lakh hectares of land were damaged, causing a colossal loss to the livelihood, fish and livestock of farmers. The Prime Minister arrived at Shaheed Ali Model High School maidan in Shalla upazila by a helicopter. About irregularities in embankment c...
EU threatens Theresa May on trade talks and its citizens rights
ENGLISH, Europe

EU threatens Theresa May on trade talks and its citizens rights

    Donald Tusk speaks during a press conference after an EU Council meeting on 29 April about Brexit. The European Union has called on Theresa May to provide immediate serious and real guarantees to its citizens living in Britain. The EU leaders took just four minutes at a special summit to agree unanimously an uncompromising opening stance in the Brexit negotiations. Leaders said they would not discuss a future trade deal with the British government until sufficient progress is made on the issues of Britain’s estimated €60bn divorce bill, the rights of EU nationals in the UK, and the border in Ireland. The European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, told reporters at the special summit in Brussels that EU citizens in Britain were the number one priority, and that he ...