The United Kingdom should rejoin the European Union to “fix” Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen has said, after Labour pledged to forge closer ties with the bloc if elected.
The so-called Kaunda suit is not part of a proper dress code, the Speaker of Parliament says.
Shoppers are paying too much for branded baked beans and baby formula, the UK’s competition watchdog has found, as suppliers have increased prices by more than their costs increased.
Four major banks, including Standard Chartered Plc and HSBC Plc, have quit a United Nations-backed initiative to scrutinise climate targets set by corporations, according to people familiar with the matter. The lenders have abandoned efforts for the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) to validate their goals because of concerns it could hinder their ability to continue financing fossil fuels, the sources said. Some of the banks, which also include Societe Generale SA and ABN Amro Bank NV, have also raised concerns that SBTi's greenhouse gas emissions target-setting demands are too hard to meet, the sources added.
Pakistani police have arrested four people, including a man who killed his teenage daughter on instructions from family elders because she had appeared in a picture on social media, police said on Wednesday. The relatives also called for a so-called honour killing of the woman's friend who appeared with her in the picture, but she had been rescued by the police, officials said. The father, Arslan Mohsin, and three relatives have been arrested and produced before a court, police official Masood Khan told Reuters, adding that more arrests were pending.
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Seven-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan headlines the action in York on Tuesday
In the late 1950s, a young couple entered the country music scene. At first, they played small bars and lounges in town, but they eventually broke onto the national stage and climbed the music charts. You may think this is the story of one of music’s most famous romances, Johnny Cash and June Carter. But this tale hits closer to home. This is the story of Morris and Dorothy Rainville of Sudbury, who performed in Canada and the U.S. as the Rainvilles up until the mid-1970s. Chances are you haven’
The intensity of the game, certainly aided by the stakes, was buoyed by a crowd that not only wants revenge but respect from the likes of Green — who’ll likely never give them what they want.
Russia's interior ministry has prepared draft legislation that would force foreigners to sign a "loyalty agreement" forbidding them from criticising official policy, discrediting Soviet military history or contravening traditional family values. Since President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into Ukraine in February 2022, Russia has introduced a slew of tough laws that outlaw discrediting the military and courts have handed down long jail sentences to opposition activists.
OPEC+ is continuing to hold talks on 2024 oil policy, two OPEC+ sources said on Wednesday, with no delay to a meeting scheduled for Thursday currently expected, two OPEC+ sources said. On Tuesday, sources had said a further delay to the meeting planned on Thursday was possible amid talks one of them described as difficult as countries maintained their positions. "The negotiations are ongoing, but no delay is expected," one of the sources said.
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Documentary suggests that when performer Gena Marvin takes to the streets she is squaring up not only to prejudice but to the state
The County of Lennox and Addington is the latest Ontario community to dip a toe into private health care by signing a deal with Medavie Health Services to run its paramedic service. The three-year partnership began on Nov. 8 and the paramedics who make up the service are still county employees but managed by Medavie.Brenda Orchard, the county's chief administrative officer, said she's excited by the change because it will add resources and expertise for the small service.Others question what ben
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is calling on the federal government to follow the example of New Zealand's Smoke-Free Generation law, which sought to ban cigarette sales to anyone born after 2008 for their entire lifetime.Even though the New Zealand policy is now at risk due to a new government's plans to abandon it, OPH recommended Health Canada adopt a "similar approach" as it reviews the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act.According to OPH, current restrictions are not sufficient to protect young peo
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TORONTO — The Ontario government is set to release its long-promised "business case" today for moving the Ontario Science Centre from its current east Toronto location to Ontario Place, on the city's waterfront. When Premier Doug Ford announced updates in April to his government's plans to redevelop Ontario Place, it included moving the science centre and Infrastructure Minister Kinga Surma cited a "business case analysis" as justification. She said the science centre's current building is "in d
OTTAWA — The lawyers in the criminal trial of two "Freedom Convoy" organizers are expected to continue their debate today over whether Tamara Lich and Chris Barber were co-conspirators in the protest. Both are charged with mischief and intimidation, among other charges, for their role in the early 2022 protests against COVID-19 public-health restrictions. The Crown intends to prove that the two conspired together so closely that evidence against one should also apply to the other. The defence ha
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OTTAWA — A large majority of Canadians agree that higher immigration is fuelling the housing crisis and putting pressure on the health-care system, a new Leger poll suggests. New federal voting intention numbers from the polling firm also show that the Conservatives are maintaining their sizable lead over the governing Liberals. The polling, conducted from Friday to Sunday, found that about three-quarters of respondents agreed the increase in immigrants is adding strain to both the housing marke