DONALD Trump has said that he will announce his decision whether the US will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal tomorrow, May 8. Whatever his decision it will impact around the world. What happens if the US pulls out? Trump repeatedly has threatened to withdraw from the deal, which he has called “ridiculous” as well as “insane” and earlier set a May 12 deadline for deciding whether to pull out. If the US does pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was brokered by seven parties and signed in 2015, it would place everyone in uncharted territory. While has made no secret of his dislike of the deal he has also said he was willing to work to improve the arrangement. He has particularly objected the accord’s sunset clause, which allows Iran to resume part of its nuclear programme after 2025. Under the terms of the deal, the US has issued waivers to longstanding sanctions imposed long before Trump came to office that have sought to … [Read more...] about What happens if Donald Trump pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal and what did Boris Johnson say?
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FOX hunting with dogs has been outlawed since legislation was passed by the Labour government in 2004. But it hit the headlines again after PM Theresa May said she would allow a free vote on repealing the ban if she won the 2017 General Election. What is the latest on the issue? Is fox hunting illegal in the UK? Fox hunting with dogs was banned in 2004 amid complaints by animal welfare campaigners who argued it caused suffering to wild animals chased and killed by hounds. But the ban - which forbids the use of dogs to hunt foxes and other wild mammals in England and Wales - did not end traditional hunts. Many hunts now follow a scent trail instead of a fox, or work around loopholes in the law. And while hunting with foxes is banned - you can use dogs to "flush" out the fox so it can be caught by a bird of prey. What did Theresa May said about fox hunting? While campaigning for the 2017 General Election, May said she was in favour of hunting and a vote "would allow Parliament the … [Read more...] about What is the fox hunting ban, is it illegal in the UK and could the ban on hunting with dogs be repealed?
News / UK and world by Press Association April 4, 2018, 1:17 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter The nerve agent latest, the gender pay gap and two teenagers dying on the streets of London lead many of the papers on Wednesday. The Times leads with the frosty relationship between Britain and Russia in light of the Salisbury nerve agent attack – adding there are fears about the strength of the “international coalition” against Moscow after it could not be confirmed the substance came from Russia. Gender is top of the agenda at the Daily Telegraph, with Prime Minister Theresa May saying figures about the pay gap make “uncomfortable reading”, adding the issue is a “burning injustice”. The Guardian is one of many papers to feature the picture of Tanesha Melbourne – a 17-year-old shot dead in Tottenham – while the paper also covers the revelation from the Defence … [Read more...] about What the papers say – April 4
Weather warnings continue to dominate the news agenda on Tuesday as a cold snap dubbed “the Beast from the East” hits the UK. The Sun reports that Britain was already in “meltdown” before the first snow had even fallen, branding it the “Great British Flake Off”. The paper says “doom-laden” warnings about the impending snowfall had triggered panic buying and travel chaos. The i reports that more travel disruption is expected over the coming days, with drivers urged to only make essential journeys. And the Daily Express says forecasters are warning Storm Emma will bring the coldest blast in 27 years. The Daily Star also leads on the weather, lamenting that Britain had already ground to a “pathetic” halt as the big freeze hit trains, planes, roads and shops. Rail firms also come under fire, with the Daily Telegraph reporting that they had been accused of benefiting from transport chaos sparked by the weather. The … [Read more...] about What the papers say – February 27
THE D B Cooper case has baffled America, and the world for almost half a century.The mystery involves a businessman who hijacked a plane and jumped out with a bag of cash strapped to him in 1971.In January, three scientists working on the case revealed analysis on a necktie likely left behind by Cooper could narrow down the hijacker’s elusive identity, and blow the now-closed case — the only unsolved hijacking in America’s history — wide open.Sensational files also revealed three mystery suspects at the centre of the investigation - a failing businessman, a wealthy man living on a yacht in Mexico and a person who had researched an identical scenario prior to the crime.And now a group of volunteer cold case investigators in the US think they may have found a key part to solving the puzzle - a decades-old parachute strap.TV executive and amateur sleuth Thomas Colbert did not reveal the exact location told Fox News the strap was “right where a … [Read more...] about Who was DB Cooper, what is the hijacking mystery all about and how does it connect to Prison Break?