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Sengkang MP Raeesah Khan has yet to be interviewed by police over her remarks about the mistreatment of an alleged rape victim, despite two requests to provide case details,
SHANGHAI, October 20, 2021--Alibaba Group today kicked off its 2021 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.
German authorities on Wednesday detained two former soldiers who are alleged to have tried to form a mercenary group that would have intervened in the military conflict in Yemen. Federal prosecutors said the men, identified only as Arend-Adolf G. and Achim A. in keeping with Germany privacy laws, were detained in southern Germany. Together they are alleged to have decided in early 2021 to create their own mercenary group made up of between 100 and 150 former soldiers or members of the police.
The Office for National Statistics said Consumer Prices Index inflation fell to 3.1% in September from 3.2% in August.
Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name, according to a report from tech site The Verge on Tuesday.It cited a source with direct knowledge of the matter.The report says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to discuss the rebranding at an annual conference next week, and comes as the company faces intensifying scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers over its business practices.Facebook said in response that it does not comment on quote "rumor or speculation."The rebranding would position Facebook as one of many products under a parent company, which will also oversee apps like Instagram and Whatsapp.Similarly, Google established Alphabet as a holding company back in 2015 to expand beyond its search engine and advertising businesses.The move also reflects Facebook's heavy investment in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality as it builds its so-called metaverse, where it aims to connect over 3 billion users through several devices and apps.On Tuesday, it announced plans to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union over the next five years to help bolster this effort.The Verge report says a possible name for the company could have something to do with the word Horizon.Facebook recently renamed its in-development VR gaming platform 'Horizon Worlds'.
New Zealand police have posted a recording of the call, saying it was ‘too cute not to share’.
The 41-year-old raised £2.7million last year by running seven marathons in seven days.
The Canadian superstar had been due to perform a gig at the Resorts World Theatre on 5 November she'd also booked in a series of concerts between 19 January and 5 February 2022 but a representative revealed that Dion was currently receiving medical attention.
"There are certain places where he couldn't be beaten," the former president reportedly boasted about his son's chances for office.
Home-working advice and mandatory face-masks should return, health bosses warn
‘I went on as myself and it took a lot of courage to do it,’ Clueless star said
‘Like snow’: freak hail storms batter Australia’s east coast. Coffs Harbour cops a pounding as hammering as shopping centre ceiling collapses; Australia records its largest ever hailstone
UK inflation falls despite rising petrol prices and supply chain crisis. Consumer price index eased to 3.1% in September from 3.2% in August, says the ONS
New Zealand police have posted a recording of the call, saying it was ‘too cute not to share’
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Venice saw a record five exceptional floods over six weeks in late 2019 that triggered fears about the impact of worsening climate change on the Italian lagoon city beloved by tourists
The average UK adult now visits ATMs fewer than twice a month, but takes out around £10 more each time compared with in 2019, Link said.
Inflation figures for September today showed a slight dip in the annual rate to 3.1%, but the performance is unlikely to dampen market expectations that the Bank of England will hike interest rates later this year. Annual inflation fell back due to the unwinding effect of last year's Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which was a factor in pushing up the rate to 3.2% in August. Economists expect a surge in the annual rate for October as the recent increase in the Ofgem energy price cap will be included in the calculations.
The Argentine passed up the opportunity at a hat-trick against Leipzig from the spot as a sign of respect to the Frenchman’s Champions League performance