THE past year has seen much of the nation turn to home improvements to help curb boredom - so it's safe to say we'd spot a work tool if we saw one. But this DIY-inspired brainteaser is challenging Brits to spot the tiny nail hiding among the other tools - and the time to beat is just 48 seconds. To inspire the nation’s keenest DIYers, SGS Engineering has created this work scene which features a range of popular tools such as hammers, spanners and hand-saws, When it comes to tackling home renovations, Dave Gordon, General Manager at SGS Engineering said: "The trick with DIY is to start small, make sure you have the right tools – and know how to use them, and ask for help if you need it. "Practice makes perfect too, so keep trying things and you’ll see that your confidence and skills do improve" - and the same can be said for this picture puzzle. Do you have what it takes? The answer is below - but no cheating until you've had a good look. Most read in … [Read more...] about Fiendishly tricky brainteaser challenges players to find the nail hidden in the DIY tools – so can YOU beat 48 seconds?
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it is "totally unacceptable" that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is unable to leave Iran after her sentence ended. The dual UK- Iran citizen has been held in the country for five years over claims she plotted to overthrow the government - which she denies. On Sunday, the ankle tag to track her location was removed but she faces a new court date next week. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe 's lawyer told Sky News she had been released after her sentence expired and could now move around, as long as she does not leave the country. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, called it a "mixed" development as she is still unable to return to the UK, but said his wife was happy the ankle tag was off. Advertisement Pleased to see the removal of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s ankle tag, but her continued confinement remains totally unacceptable. She must be released permanently so she can return to her family in the UK, and we continue to do … [Read more...] about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Boris Johnson hits out at Iran with British woman’s fate still unclear despite ankle tag being removed
Philip Whiteside, news reporter Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for five years. The Iranian regime claims she was working against the state when she was arrested on a visit to the country to see her parents with her daughter. Here is a timeline of events that have left a family split apart and resulted in diplomacy at the highest level. October 2010 Joins Thomson Reuters Foundation Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe joins the Thomson Reuters Foundation, a charity that says it promotes "socio-economic progress" and the rule of law through a series of training programmes. Advertisement Before the move, she worked for BBC Media Action for around 18 months, the corporation's international development charity which uses "the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights". June 2014 Birth of her daughter Gabriella, the only daughter of Mrs … [Read more...] about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: The five-year fight for freedom
British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended for five-year sentence in Iran, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani said on Sunday. Her ankle bracelet was removed, but she has been summoned again to court, according to British lawmaker Tulip Siddiq. "I have been in touch with Nazanin's family. Some news: 1) Thankfully her ankle tag has been removed. Her first trip will be to see her grandmother. 2) Less positive - she has been summoned once again to court next Sunday," Siddiq, who is the member of parliament for where Zaghari-Ratcliffe used to live, said on Twitter. It was not immediately clear whether Zaghari-Ratcliffe was allowed to leave Iran. Kermani was quoted as saying that "a hearing for Zaghari's second case has been scheduled at branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran." Ankle bracelet removed for first time The aid worker was able to remove her ankle bracelet for the first time since being released from prison on furlough because of the pandemic … [Read more...] about British-Iranian aid worker released after five years: lawyer
For eight minutes and 46 seconds, police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on the neck of George Floyd, a 46-year old Black man, on a street in Minneapolis on May 25 last year. Another officer, Alexander Kueng, had his knees on Floyd's upper legs whille their colleague J. Thomas Lane gripped Floyd's handcuffed arms. "Please, please, please, I can't breathe," Floyd gasped, pleading about 20 times. His final words reminded many of those of Eric Garner, who died during a police chokehold in 2014 . When Floyd fell unconscious, the officers didn't move. Chauvin and the other officers released their grip only when an ambulance arrived — nearly two minutes after Keung first reported he could not find a pulse, according to prosecutors . Floyd was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. George Floyd was unarmed. At the time, according to a statement by the Minneapolis Police Department, he appeared to be intoxicated and "suffering medical distress." The police said they were responding … [Read more...] about How George Floyd’s death reignited a worldwide movement