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UN climate summit ‘to boost Glasgow’s economy by £73m’

Monday  00:15,   16 september 2019
scotsman

A UN climate change conference bringing world leaders to Glasgow next year could benefit the city’s hospitality sector by more than £73 million. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd The city has won the bid to host the 26th Conference of the... >>>

Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen' in plea for help from Britain

Sunday  21:10,   15 september 2019
uk.news.yahoo

Protesters in Hong Konggathered outside the British Consulate and sang "God Save the Queen" on Sunday in a desperate plea for intervention from the UK. Demonstrators wer filmed waving British flags and singing the national anthem as they asked the... >>>

Party guests 'sat on Edmonton stabbing suspect until police arrived'

Sunday  20:10,   15 september 2019
uk.news.yahoo

Guests at a birthday party in North London reportedly sat on a suspected attacker until police arrived after they allegedly stabbed a 29-year-old man to death. The clubhouse manager for Old Edmontonians FC, said the incident took place just after... >>>

Footage of IRA weapons training and bomb planning to be screened

Sunday  20:10,   15 september 2019
newsletter.co.uk

Footage from a lost documentary showing how the IRA trained new recruits in weapons classes will be aired by the... >>>

Violence flares after Hong Kong protesters defy police ban

Sunday  19:05,   15 september 2019
msn

HONG KONG (AP) — Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched... >>>

Scotland weather: Two week Indian summer with 21C highs to hit country

Sunday  16:45,   15 september 2019
scotsman

SCOTLAND will warm up as an 800-mile wide 'tropical thrust' of hot air brings a two-week Indian Summer lasting until October – with 21C (70F) highs. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd The Met Office forecast a showery Monday but then widespread... >>>

Dani Garavelli: Scenes at Glasgow marches embarrass Scotland

Sunday  13:10,   15 september 2019
scotsman

The lesson of Northern Ireland to Glasgow is that feeding a sense of sectarian grievance won’t end the violence, writes Dani Garavelli © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd Last Saturday, my husband and I were trying to make our way to war... >>>

Man, 30, Stabbed To Death In North London

Sunday  12:45,   15 september 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

A 30-year-old man has died after being found with stab wounds in Edmonton on Saturday. The Met Police said officers found the man with serious injuries on Houndsfield Road at approximately 8.15pm. The London Ambulance Service was also called to the... >>>

'I was mistaken for a dummy in a fake Scottish train crash'

Sunday  11:40,   15 september 2019
scotsman

Lying under a table in the dark of the crashed train, I was initially mistaken for a dummy – and a firefighter almost stepped on me. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd It had seemed an appropriate way to spend Friday the 13th – as the first... >>>

Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen', call for UK support

Sunday  10:15,   15 september 2019
france24

Hundreds of demonstrators rallied Sunday outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, stepping up calls for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Those gathered waved... >>>

Hong Kong protesters call on former ruler Britain to pressure China

Sunday  04:40,   15 september 2019
reuters

Hong Kong protesters call on former ruler Britain to pressure... >>>

Don’t COP out on climate, conference hosts told

Sunday  03:10,   15 september 2019
scotsman

Scotland and the UK should not yet be boasting about their “world-leading” action to save the planet after Glasgow was selected as the venue for next year’s prestigious United Nations climate change conference, environmentalists are warning. ©... >>>

Big Short investor targets Standard Chartered and HSBC in bid to cash in on Hong Kong crisis

Sunday  01:45,   15 september 2019
thisismoney.co.uk

Steve Eisman, who was played by the actor Steve Carell in The Big Short, is targeting two British... >>>

TONY HETHERINGTON: Raise a glass! Your £27K is safe from dodgy wine firm

Sunday  01:45,   15 september 2019
thisismoney.co.uk

Tony Hetherington is Financial Mail on Sunday's ace investigator, fighting readers' corners, revealing the truth that lies behind closed doors and winning victories for those left... >>>

Harry Potter star's brother died after being turned into a "fireball" when he touched power line

Saturday  22:40,   14 september 2019
scotsman

A Harry Potter star's brother died after being turned into a "fireball" when he touched a 25,000 volt power line while train surfing with his Irish pal, an inquest heard today. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd Ben Haddon-Cave, 27, whose sister... >>>