Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai detained over fraud charges until April court hearing

A Hong Kong court has denied media tycoon Jimmy Lai bail on Thursday, detaining him until his April court hearing over a fraud charge related to the illegal use of his company's premises.

Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai detained over fraud charges until April court hearing
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Brazilian state orders Apple to sell iPhone with power charger after tech giant claimed doing so would increase ‘carbon emissions'

Brazilian state orders Apple to sell iPhone with power charger after tech giant claimed doing so would increase ‘carbon emissions'
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Apple will be required to include a power adapter with iPhone models sold in ...

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‘Our finances are secure': Hungary says EU budget veto won't cost them a penny

‘Our finances are secure': Hungary says EU budget veto won't cost them a penny
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The Hungarian prime minister's chief of staff has warned the European Union that its ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:07:58 +0000

Beijing slams Australia's ‘destabilizing' actions as it partners with US to develop air-launched hypersonic missile

Beijing slams Australia's ‘destabilizing' actions as it partners with US to develop air-launched hypersonic missile
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China has urged Australia to do more to bring stability to the Asia-Pacific region, ...

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Mysterious, unexplained GHOST CIRCLES hovering in space leave astronomers baffled

Mysterious, unexplained GHOST CIRCLES hovering in space leave astronomers baffled
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Scientists combing through radio astronomical data have been left dumbfounded by the discovery of ...

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He's guilty of ‘bad sex', not sexual assault, defense tells jury in rugby star Jarryd Hayne rape case

He's guilty of ‘bad sex', not sexual assault, defense tells jury in rugby star Jarryd Hayne rape case
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The jury is deliberating the verdict in the rape case of former Australian rugby ...

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WeChat deletes Australian PM Morrison's post on China amid row with Beijing over doctored image of Aussie soldier and trade

WeChat deletes Australian PM Morrison's post on China amid row with Beijing over doctored image of Aussie soldier and trade
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The Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat has taken down a post by Australian Prime Minister ...

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‘Only in Oz': Australian family finds KOALA in their Christmas tree (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

‘Only in Oz': Australian family finds KOALA in their Christmas tree (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
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A family in Adelaide, South Australia found an adventurous koala nestled in their Christmas ...

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US to draw down staff from Baghdad embassy amid ‘security concerns' as anniversary of Soleimani assassination draws near – reports

US to draw down staff from Baghdad embassy amid ‘security concerns' as anniversary of Soleimani assassination draws near – reports
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Washington is set to pull diplomatic staff from its embassy in Baghdad in an ...

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Valery Giscard d'Estaing, ex-president of France and author of ill-fated EU constitution, dead ‘due to Covid-19' at age 94

Valery Giscard d'Estaing, ex-president of France and author of ill-fated EU constitution, dead ‘due to Covid-19' at age 94
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Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard d'Estaing, who served as president of France from 1974 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:52:44 +0000

Spain unveils festive travel ban & Covid curfews, but allows groups of 10 to gather for Christmas and New Year

Spain unveils festive travel ban & Covid curfews, but allows groups of 10 to gather for Christmas and New Year
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Spaniards celebrating Christmas and New Year can meet in groups of 10, but will ...

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US officials anonymously blame Israel for assassinating Iran's top nuclear scientist – reports

US officials anonymously blame Israel for assassinating Iran's top nuclear scientist – reports
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An unidentified Trump administration official has blamed Israel for last week's assassination of Iran's ...

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Supply of vaccine doses not enough to stem Covid surges over next 3-6 months – WHO's Ryan

Supply of vaccine doses not enough to stem Covid surges over next 3-6 months – WHO's Ryan
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There may not be enough doses of coronavirus vaccines until May 2021, the World ...

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Orban lashes out at Hungarian MEP's ‘gay gang bang' in Brussels, calling it ‘indefensible' & ‘incompatible with values'

Orban lashes out at Hungarian MEP's ‘gay gang bang' in Brussels, calling it ‘indefensible' & ‘incompatible with values'
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the conduct of MEP Jozsef Szajer – ...

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UN removes cannabis from list of dangerous drugs, opening door for further research and legalization

UN removes cannabis from list of dangerous drugs, opening door for further research and legalization
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A United Nations commission has finally decided that medicinal cannabis is less dangerous than ...

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French former interior minister accused of concealing evidence in death of 80yo killed by riot police tear gas grenade in her home

French former interior minister accused of concealing evidence in death of 80yo killed by riot police tear gas grenade in her home
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The daughter of an 80-year-old woman killed when a tear gas grenade was fired ...

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EU opts for longer Covid vaccine evaluation to build public ‘trust,' as UK swiftly approves Pfizer-BioNTech jab

EU opts for longer Covid vaccine evaluation to build public ‘trust,' as UK swiftly approves Pfizer-BioNTech jab
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Berlin has said that Europe is pursuing a more measured rollout of a Covid-19 ...

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Brussels ‘gang-bang' organizer spills details of gay orgy featuring Hungarian MEP

Brussels ‘gang-bang' organizer spills details of gay orgy featuring Hungarian MEP
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The self-professed organizer of the notorious lockdown-breaching ‘gang-bang' in Brussels claims all participants were ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:08:32 +0000

France bringing in checks to stop coronavirus-carrying skiers from crossing border

France bringing in checks to stop coronavirus-carrying skiers from crossing border
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Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that France will conduct random border checks to ...

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Israel backs preliminary bill to disband parliament, paving way for the fourth election in 2 years

Israel backs preliminary bill to disband parliament, paving way for the fourth election in 2 years
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Israeli politicians have passed a proposal to dissolve parliament and hold early elections in ...

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Austria to open schools, shops and ski slopes as country eases Covid-19 lockdown for Christmas

Austria to open schools, shops and ski slopes as country eases Covid-19 lockdown for Christmas
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Ski lifts will be allowed to operate in Austria from Christmas Eve, and primary ...

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‘Don't involve race in sports': Japanese rage over Nike's anti-racism advert with tennis star and BLM advocate

‘Don't involve race in sports': Japanese rage over Nike's anti-racism advert with tennis star and BLM advocate
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A controversial advert by sports-gear giant Nike, which aimed to highlight the struggles faced ...

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Afghan govt & Taliban reach preliminary deal paving way for peace talks

Afghan govt & Taliban reach preliminary deal paving way for peace talks
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The Afghan government and representatives of the Taliban have jointly announced reaching a preliminary ...

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SpaceX will land on Mars in two years, humans in four-to-six years, Musk says

SpaceX will land on Mars in two years, humans in four-to-six years, Musk says
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SpaceX founder Elon Musk has revealed that the aerospace company has extraordinary plans to ...

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‘Collective traumatic experience': People report more anger and sadness in their dreams during pandemic

‘Collective traumatic experience': People report more anger and sadness in their dreams during pandemic
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A new study examining the impact of Covid-19 on our dreams has found that ...

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EU watchdog calls for longer-but-better Covid vaccine approval process after UK grants quick authorization

EU watchdog calls for longer-but-better Covid vaccine approval process after UK grants quick authorization
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The European Medicines Agency has cautioned countries across the EU from rushing through authorization ...

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