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Iran to upgrade Natanz nuclear site, after undisclosed incident causes ‘significant’ damage - rt

Iran to upgrade Natanz nuclear site, after undisclosed incident causes ‘significant’ damage

Tehran plans to “work around the clock” to repair the damage caused by a mysterious incident at its Natanz nuclear-enrichment site, Iran’s atomic agency spokesman said.
rt - 39 minutes ago
Suspected case of BUBONIC PLAGUE registered in China - rt

Suspected case of BUBONIC PLAGUE registered in China

A suspected case of bubonic plague has been registered in China’s north, according to local health authorities. The news comes after two similar cases were detected in neighboring Mongolia.
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Woman stabbed to death at Holiday Inn before man ‘falls from height’ - metro

Woman stabbed to death at Holiday Inn before man ‘falls from height’

Police were called just after 10am today.
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Two people arrested in Austria over killing of

Two people arrested in Austria over killing of 'Chechen refugee', sparking media speculation of ‘contract killing’

Two Russian citizens have been detained in Austria as part of a probe into the fatal shooting of their countryman, who was an asylum seeker, sparking media speculation of a politically motivated contract killing.
rt - 1 hour ago
The kids and teens marching for Black Lives Matter - channel 4

The kids and teens marching for Black Lives Matter

Children have joined in on BLM protests after watching protests on TV and online.
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‘It’s okay for us to be appreciated by clapping…but they need to be doing more than that’ – Francis Fernando on NHS funding - channel 4

‘It’s okay for us to be appreciated by clapping…but they need to be doing more than that’ – Francis Fernando on NHS funding

I am joined by Dr Matthew Morgan and Francis Fernando.
channel 4 - 2 hours ago
England’s relaxed lockdown divides nation after revellers celebrate ‘Super Saturday’ - channel 4

England’s relaxed lockdown divides nation after revellers celebrate ‘Super Saturday’

The government had been criticised for loosening the lockdown on a Saturday but the mass breakouts of bacchanalian brawling didn't materialise.
channel 4 - 2 hours ago
Kanye announces 2020 presidential bid - channel 4

Kanye announces 2020 presidential bid

Hip hop superstar Kanye West has announced he will stand against him in November's presidential election. 
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Nationwide ‘Clap for Carers’ to mark 72nd anniversary of the NHS - channel 4

Nationwide ‘Clap for Carers’ to mark 72nd anniversary of the NHS

NHS leaders have said they need more money to prevent hospitals becoming over stretched in the event of a second surge in the coronavirus. 
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Fire breaks out at newly re-opened zoo in Scotland - metro

Fire breaks out at newly re-opened zoo in Scotland

Photos on social media showed smoke billowing from Fife Zoo.
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Police smash man’s car window after he gave TV interview on police racism - metro

Police smash man’s car window after he gave TV interview on police racism

'The fact this all happened as I was coming back from an interview about getting stopped: you couldn’t make it up.'
metro - 3 hours ago
What’s long and fast, and can run if there’s an earthquake? Japan’s newest bullet train - rt

What’s long and fast, and can run if there’s an earthquake? Japan’s newest bullet train

Japan has launched a speed-record-breaking new Shinkansen, or bullet train. Not only is it more comfortable than previous models, but it can also run without external power during an emergency, albeit only for a short distance.
rt - 3 hours ago
Turkey successfully tests its first homegrown anti-ship cruise missile (VIDEO) - rt

Turkey successfully tests its first homegrown anti-ship cruise missile (VIDEO)

Turkey’s domestically built anti-ship cruise missile has passed its final test, hitting a target some 200km away, the country’s defense industry has said. It’s expected to be adopted by the military shortly.
rt - 3 hours ago
Not every incident in Iran

Not every incident in Iran 'necessarily has something to do with us,' Israeli defense chief says after fire at Natanz nuclear site

Israel's defense minister has rebuffed speculation that Tel Aviv was behind the recent incident at an Iranian nuclear site. He reiterated, however, that Tehran's nuclear program is a threat to his country.
rt - 4 hours ago
Iran to sue US in top UN court for imposing sanctions during Covid-19 outbreak - rt

Iran to sue US in top UN court for imposing sanctions during Covid-19 outbreak

Iran intends to sue the US at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), saying Washington's sanctions have damaged Tehran's ability to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
rt - 4 hours ago
EU’s Borrell warns Iran triggered nuclear-deal dispute mechanism. Yep, and for the sixth time, Iran’s Zarif adds - rt

EU’s Borrell warns Iran triggered nuclear-deal dispute mechanism. Yep, and for the sixth time, Iran’s Zarif adds

The news that Iran has triggered a dispute-resolution mechanism built into the 2015 nuclear deal should not be overstated, Tehran’s top diplomat suggested, after some media reports predicted the imminent collapse of the agreement.
rt - 9 hours ago
Woman dies falling from rollercoaster after husband ‘tries to catch her foot’ - metro

Woman dies falling from rollercoaster after husband ‘tries to catch her foot’

The victim was at the theme park celebrating her child’s second birthday.
metro - 9 hours ago
Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 44,198, thousands of drinkers swarm streets as pubs reopen on ‘Super Saturday’ and nation mourns victims with minute’s silence - metro

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 44,198, thousands of drinkers swarm streets as pubs reopen on ‘Super Saturday’ and nation mourns victims with minute’s silence

Live updates on the latest news, developments and guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic.
metro - 11 hours ago
Russian cosmonaut takes picture of

Russian cosmonaut takes picture of 'BRIGHTEST COMET' in 7 years as it passes close to Earth (PHOTOS)

The NEOWISE comet has just passed so close to the Earth, it has been seen with a naked eye. Yet, Russian cosmonaut Ivan Vagner saw right from space – and shared his photos of the rare event.
rt - 21 hours ago
World sees record rise of 212,326 coronavirus cases in 24 hours - metro

World sees record rise of 212,326 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

New figures from The World Health Organisation show this is the fastest rise since records began - more than 20,000 higher than the previous record.
metro - 21 hours ago
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Beijing’s sudden love for the humble street vendor shows how worried it is about jobs

Beijing’s sudden love for the humble street vendor shows how worried it is about jobs

quartz - 1 month ago

China is trying to revive its sagging economy with the help of a profession officials used to crack down onstreet vending.

Chinese premier Li Keqiang said on Monday (June 1, link in Chinese) that street stalls and small shops, just like bigger and high-end industries, are important sources of jobs and vital to the countrys economy.

China can only become stronger if its markets, corporates and small businesses can survive and develop! We will give you guys support, said Li, making the remarks while chatting with a man selling malaban, a street snack popular for its spicy sauce, in the city of Yantai in eastern Shandong province.

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