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#MeToo: Sexual harassment stories sweep social media after Weinstein allegations.

LONDON - Million of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook.

- Reuters - US

Interview: Simon Curtis .

Fans of Winnie The Pooh are largely well aware that British author A. A. Milne created the stories based on his interactions with and observations of his only son; whose real given name The post Interview: Simon Curtis appeared first on Geek.com.

- Geek.com - US

Third London woman accuses Weinstein.

A third woman in London has made sexual assault allegations against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Hurricane Ophelia's Remnants Batter UK, Ireland; 1 killed.

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland on Monday, killing at least one person and causing widespread power outages as the storm headed for Britain.   The first known victim was a woman who was driving near the Irish village of Aglish when a tree fell on her car, authorities said.   Gusts of up to 80 mph were ...

- Voice of America - US

Automation will not kill the IT engineer.

IT departments need to act to fix a "world of complexity" that is causing difficulties for professionals the world over, a leading expert has warned. Speaking at the recent IP Expo event in London, Gordon Thomson, ‎Cisco Systems managing director of enterprise networks, warned that as companies grow, so does their IT ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

A messy Brexit would cost U.K. families $345 a year.

Crashing out of the EU without a trade deal will cost British households an extra £260 a year, according to a new report.

- CNNMoney - US

Sterling's gyrations leave Bank of England in a bind.

The pound seems to be caught up in one storm or another every other week

- Financial Times - US

Asian investors pour record sums into London offices.

More than 90% of commercial property deals in quarter involved overseas investors

- Financial Times - US

Marca critcised for claiming Tottenham Hotspur are disliked because of their 'Jewish origins'.

Tottenham Hotspur has criticised leading Spanish sports daily Marca for publishing an article in which it claimed the London club is disliked because of its "Jewish origins".

- The Local - ES

Is Trump's Decertification of Iran More Blustering or a Real Attempt at Change in Iran?.

Iran Focus London, 16 Oct - Following Donald Trump's decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal he received much criticism from Western powers who ignored the real threat that the Iranian Regime posed. Baria Alamuddin, the editor of the Media Services Syndicate and a foreign editor at Al-Hayat, wrote an op-ed for Arab News ...

- Iran Focus - UK

Oil Prices Rise Following Decertification of Iran Nuclear Deal.

Iran Focus London, 16 Oct - Donald Trump's decertification of the Iranian Regime as compliant in the 2015 nuclear deal and the potential for new sanctions against the Middle Eastern country caused oil prices to rise dramatically on Monday. The international benchmark for oil prices was valued at $57.82 at 01.56 GMT on ...

- Iran Focus - UK

Don't Let Rouhani Paint Decertification as Attack on Iranian People

Iran Focus London, 16 Oct - America should clarify that Donald Trump's decision to decertify Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal does not mean that sanctions will be swiftly reimposed, but that the Iranian Regime will be given a chance to properly curb their nuclear and military activities according to an expert in the ...

- Iran Focus - UK

London's sky turned red, but we can't blame pollution

Ophelia's circulation is so large it's bringing dust from Africa into England.

- Ars Technica UK - US

First detection of gravitational waves and light produced by colliding neutron stars

It could be a scenario from science fiction, but it really happened 130 million years ago -- in the NGC 4993 galaxy in the Hydra constellation, at a time here on Earth when dinosaurs still ruled, and flowering plants were only just evolving. Today, dozens of UK scientists – including researchers from the University of ...

- University of Cambridge - UK

UK, EU agree to 'accelerate' Brexit deal efforts

Oct 17 : The United Kingdom and the European Union on Monday agreed to accelerate the pace of Brexit negotiations over the coming months.The decision was taken at a surprise dinner held by British Premier Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Brexit is the popular term for the prospective withdrawal ...

- Sify - IN

Russia refutes allegation of oil supply to Taliban

Oct 17 : Russia on Monday refuted United Kingdom media reports that alleged Moscow was supplying oil products to Taliban.Russian foreign ministry said that the 'fake report' was to divert international attention from the failure of NATO policy."UK media reports on Russia's supplying oil products to Taliban are sheer fakes ...

- Sify - IN

The value of Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan is bounded in the north by the Wakhan corridor and the Xinjiang region of China, on the south and south-east by Indian-Occupied Kashmir and on the west by Chitral. The Mintaka Pass is the point where the borders of Pakistan, China, Russia and Afghanistan are linked.The strategic rivalry between the British ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Echoes of Best as United and Benfica collide

LONDON, Oct 17 ― Manchester United's Champions League encounter with Benfica tomorrow represents a resumption of hostilities with foes who have provided a yardstick for their European standing for over half a century. Benfica, famously, were...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Plans for London's historic India Club cook up storm

LONDON, Oct 17 — Plans to renovate a historic and beloved Indian restaurant in central London are causing a stir, pitting the developers against high-profile defenders, including intellectuals, Anglo-Indian businessmen and lawmakers from both...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Luxurious London mansion on sale for €18m — bitcoin accepted

LONDON, Oct 17 — A multi-million pound London mansion, due to go on sale this month, could make British property history — by selling for the digital currency bitcoin. Wealth management firm London Wall is selling the six-storey house in the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Businesses warm to Brexit as fears of no deal recede

British businesses are not buying the Brexit 'no deal' bluff: a new poll suggests that 45 per cent of mid-sized firms are confident the government will secure a "good" deal. This is more than double the number who said they were not confident - around 21 per cent of respondents to YouGov's latest Brexit Monitor, which was ...

- City AM - UK

The day the sky turned red - but what caused rare phenomenon?

Many people in England reported a strange red hue to the sky on Monday morning - and it appears to have been caused by Hurricane Ophelia.The unusual phenomenon has been seen across the country, starting in the west...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

British autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire signs finished drawing of NYC skyline

Wiltshire has an eidetic memory that allows him to recall every detail of a city from one 45-minute helicopter ride. Wiltshire says drawing the New York City skyline was "truly hard work." Rough Cut . Video provided by Reuters         

- USA TODAY - US

'Sounds of screaming were piercing': Triple stabbing at tube stop leaves one dead and two injured

Three men were stabbed close to the South-West London Tube station as commuters made their way home. One man has died after the incident at 7.37pm on Monday .

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Legal & General agrees purrfect Buddies deal

Insurance giant Legal & General is set to capitalise on Britain’s love for pets after agreeing on a deal to buy family-owned pet insurer Buddies. L&G will tomorrow announce a deal to bolt Buddies – founded by married couple Marianne Metaxas and Avi Levine in 2000 – to its existing pet insurance offering. ...

- City AM - UK

The Law Society partners with Seedrs to support legal sector innovators

The Law Society seems to be trying to dispel the legal sector's association with dusty tomes and robes, announcing today that it has partnered with startup investment platform Seedrs. As the representative body for solicitors in England and Wales, the Law Society is hoping to encourage its members to take up more innovative ...

- City AM - UK

Parsons Green Tube station stabbing leaves one dead and two hurt

The incident is not being treated as terror-related, London Ambulance Service said.

- BBC - UK

Deloitte to wind up Plutus Payroll, promises contact with contractors 'within 20 biz days'

Supreme Court says fallen payroll outfit owes AU$139m to Commonwealth The Supreme Court of the Australian State of New South Wales has appointed liquidators to Plutus Payroll, the payroll services provider that lured thousands of IT contractors with a free service but has since been alleged to be a tax-skimming scam.…

- TheRegister - UK

Credit Suisse is said to be targeted by activist investor

LONDON, Oct 17 — Swiss activist investor Rudolf Bohli has found a new target: the nation's second-largest bank, Credit Suisse Group AG. Bohli, who manages 250 million francs at RBR Capital Advisors, has taken a 0.2 per cent...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Elton John to end Vegas residency

NEW YORK, Oct 17 — Elton John, one of the major musical draws to Las Vegas, will end his residency at Caesar's Palace next year, the casino announced yesterday. The British pop legend will on May 19 close The Million Dollar Piano', his...

- The Malay Mail - MY

British piers, Alabama buildings named among 25 at-risk monuments

NEW YORK, Oct 17 — Historical gems around the globe, ranging from a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria to England's Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, are threatened by war, disasters and urbanisation, a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Hazard aims to seize Champions League spotlight

LONDON, Oct 17 ― Frustrated by his past failures, Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been urged to finally stamp his mark on the Champions League. While Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have cemented their legendary status with...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Reuters Video: Paddington Bear shares a dance with UK royal Kate

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge danced with Paddington Bear yesterday as she returned to royal duties after suffering acute morning sickness. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

No Brexit deal would raise UK household bills by 260 pounds a year: report | Reuters

The post No Brexit deal would raise UK household bills by 260 pounds a year: report | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

No Brexit deal would raise UK household bills by 260 pounds a year: report

By David Milliken LONDON - British households would have to pay an average of 260 pounds a year more for food, clothing and transport if their government fails to strike a post-Brexit free trade deal with the European Union, a research paper showed on Tuesday. Britain's government has said it would levy World Trade ...

- Sify - IN

Brexit transition deal likely to be too late for some banks, says TheCityUK

By Huw Jones LONDON - Any binding Brexit transition agreement is unlikely before the first quarter of next year, too late to stop some banks in London from pressing the "relocate" button, a British financial services lobby group said on Tuesday. Britain's financial sector is concerned that, with EU divorce talks bogged down ...

- Sify - IN

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post while serving in Afghanistan

Thomson Reuters US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive by the Taliban for five years after walking off his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty on Monday during a military hearing at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. His decision to plead guilty and avoid trial was reported earlier this month and looks likely to close the ...

- Business Insider - US

All the most badass Hillary Clinton quotes from her interviews abroad

Hillary Clinton has taken her What Happened book tour abroad, and the former Secretary of State had some pretty biting things to say about life, politics, and the Tweeter-In-Chief over the weekend. During her stints in the United Kingdom and Australia, she appeared on Australia Broadcasting Corp.'s Four Corners and ...

- Mashable! - US

Hillary Clinton suffers broken toe on UK tour

The politician has revealed she was running down stairs with a coffee cup in her hand when she fell.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

May, Juncker agree to 'accelerate' Brexit deal efforts

Efforts to reach a Brexit deal should "accelerate over the months to come", the British Prime Minister and the European Commission chief said in a joint statement after a dinner meeting in Brussels.

- RTE - IE

Bangladesh cyber hack-linked N Korea group likely behind Taiwan SWIFT heist: UK firm

Cyber-security firm BAE Systems Plc said on Monday it believes the North Korean Lazarus hacking group is likely responsible for a recent cyber heist in Taiwan, the latest in a string of hacks targeting the global SWIFT messaging system.

- BDNews24 - BD

One dead, two injured in knife attack outside London Tube station

, October 17 : A man was killed, while two others were injured in a knife attack at Parsons Green in London on Monday.The police was called at 7.37pm on Monday evening to reports of a stabbing outside the Tube station, the London Police said.The Police have sealed off the area around the station.However, the attack is not ...

- Sify - IN

Trump hopes 'crooked' Hillary will run for 2020 presidential elections

Oct 17 : United States President Donald Trump on Monday said he hoped his "crooked" political arch rival Hillary Clinton would run for the 2020 presidential elections.In a morning tweet, the President said: "I was recently asked if Crooked Hillary Clinton is going to run in 2020? My answer was, 'I hope so!'."The President ...

- Sify - IN

25 world monuments seen at risk placed on list

From a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria, to England's Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, historical gems around the globe are threatened by war, disasters and urbanization, a monument conservation group said yesterday.Days after the United States and Israel said that they were ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Ed Sheeran's upcoming shows in doubt after breaking arm in bike crash

Ed Sheeran has broken his arm after being knocked down by a car in London.

- Stuff - NZ

Meghan Markle reportedly quits Suits, leading to royal engagement rumours

Actress Meghan Markle has quit the hit TV drama Suits, leading to speculation that a royal wedding to boyfriend Prince Harry is on the way, a UK paper reports. Markle, 36, who plays paralegal Rachel Zane on the series, will finish filming the show next month ahead of its eighth season, with plans of a royal wedding ...

- Stuff - NZ

Narrow loss to Kangaroos will do: Bennett

England coach Wayne Bennett has hinted he will accept a narrow defeat to Australia in their opening Rugby League World Cup match.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Cybersecurity firm: North Korea was likely behind cyber heist in Taiwan

AFPTORONTO - Cyber-security firm BAE Systems Plc said on Monday it believes the North Korean Lazarus hacking group is likely responsible for a recent cyber heist in Taiwan, the latest in a string of hacks targeting the global SWIFT messaging system. "The likely culprit is Lazarus," BAE cyber-intelligence chief Adrian Nish ...

- Business Insider - US

Chile considers buying more Type 23 frigates from UK

The Chilean Navy is considering buying additional second-hand Type 23 frigates after British representatives informed that ships of the type could soon be for sale, military sources in Santiago told Jane's . Chile operates three Type 23 frigates procured second-hand in 2005 and commissioned between

- Jane’s - US

Battlefield 1: Turning Tides Expansion Detailed

EA today detailed the next expansion for Battlefield 1. Called Turning Tides, the expansion is going to be released in December and it's going to bring a lot of new content for players. New weapons, maps, a new operation, and more have been promised by EA. Players will experience all-out war on the new battlefields of ...

- Ubergizmo - US

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