Billionaire tells how armed police hunting ‘big cat’ descended on his North London mansion with ‘machine guns, Tasers’ and a helicopter

‘In our opinion this highlights why people and breeders should not be allowed to be able to have these animals – it would by law require a Dangerous Wildlife license which would mean the premises would have to be inspected and licensed by the local authority and part of that licensing is to check that […]

North China’s Hebei sees foreign trade up 6.6 pct in first 4 months

The province saw its imports and exports with Australia total 23.68 billion yuan during the period, up 25.9 percent year on year. Trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Brazil also enjoyed rapid growth of 55 percent and 46.3 percent respectively. Enditem

North Potomac-Darnestown: Don’t Miss These 3 Open Houses

Ready to see what’s out there? For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of the three latest open houses scheduled in the North Potomac-Darnestown area. That way, you can get a feel for what kinds of properties are out there before making the big decision.

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens review – in the swamps of North Carolina

The main storyline spans – in a date-jumbling, tension-building order –1952 to 1970, following Kya Clark between the ages of six and 25 as she grows up alone in a shack in the swamplands of North Carolina after being abandoned by her family. She learns from the wildlife around her, gaining tricks of camouflage to […]

Coronavirus: Boy, 10, has camped in his garden since lockdown began to raise money for North Devon Hospice

More from Covid-19 Has PM undermined public health messaging for tackling COVID-19? Coronavirus: House-hunting rebound ‘set to be short-lived’ as recession bites Sizewell C nuclear plant will help kick-start post-pandemic economy, says EDF Coronavirus: Lockdown increasing the gender wage gap as more women lose their jobs than men Doubt over Dominic Cummings’s claim he warned […]

Zipline’s drones are delivering medical supplies and PPE in North Carolina

Zipline and Novant Health aren’t the only companies to be using drones to deliver medical supplies in North America. Most recently, back in April, UPS and CVS started using Matternet’s M2 drones to deliver prescription medication to a retirement community in Florida. However, while Zipline’s drones deliver directly to medical facilities, in Florida Matternet’s drones […]

Archaeologists excavate ancient noble tomb in North China

Although the tomb was robbed  by tomb raiders, more than 1,700 relics have been unearthed, including small utensils and tools made of various materials, such as pottery, copper, iron, gold, jade, stone and bone, featuring the culture of the State of Jin.

Rubio warns of foreign actors amplifying virus conspiracies

Still, Rubio has had good relationships with members of the intelligence panel and is close to Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat. In a statement, Warner said he believes that Rubio has a very “clear eyed” view of the threats posed by Russia and China, and the two have worked on a number of […]

From the archive: 17 November 1992: Scott inquiry to look into arms deals with Iraq

Before that exports were banned if they would “significantly enhance the capability of either side to prolong or exacerbate the conflict”. Afterwards exports were banned if they were of “direct and significant assistance to either country in the conduct of offensive operations in breach of the ceasefire”. Mr Major made clear yesterday that any attempt […]

Ten years on, the case for invading Iraq is still valid

So deep has it penetrated that Arab liberals now want nothing to do with the supposed leader of the world’s liberal left. In an open letter to Obama, Bahieddin Hassan of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies explained the hard struggle he and his comrades were fighting against the Muslim Brotherhood. The police murdered […]