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Italian teen released after killing abusive father

Deborah Sciacquatori, 19, acted in self-defence in an episode of domestic abuse, say prosecutors. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48364624 Author : Publish date : 2019-05-22 11:07:30 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol

Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Source link : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/sportsNews/~3/PwD9Swfz5To/designed-by-committee-toyotas-japan-taxi-becomes-an-expensive-olympic-symbol-idUSKCN1SR2M9 Author : Publish date : 2019-05-22 11:03:42 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Anna review – lies and surveillance in communist East Berlin

Dorfman theatre, LondonElla Hickson’s inventive thriller turns the audience into spies behind a glass wall, with fascinating but flawed resultsCreated by Ella Hickson and sound designers Ben and Max Ringham, Anna is both an audio experiment and an investigation of the lies and suspicion surrounding life in communist East Berlin. While undeniably intriguing, at 65 minutes it feels...

European paper round-up: Antoine Griezmann Barcelona move in doubt | Football News | – The Samford Crimson

European paper round-up: Antoine Griezmann Barcelona move in doubt | Football News |  The Samford CrimsonAntoine Griezmann had been widely tipped to join Barcelona. With Antoine Griezmann's Barcelona move in doubt and more, here's the back pages from around ... Source link : http://www.samfordcrimson.com/20190522-european-paper-round-up-antoine-griezmann-barcelona-move-in-doubt-football-news/ Author : Publish date : 2019-05-22 10:47:04 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

When international NGOs try to “help” local ones and fail

From assuming superiority to stealing ideas, international organisations can do more harm than good when partnering with local ones. But there are fixes. There is great potential for international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) to support local civil society, but this is not being realised. Credit: IFPRI. In the field of international development, there is a particular form of collaboration whereby international...

2019 European elections: ‘Bitter and divisive’ campaign in Wales ends – BBC News

2019 European elections: 'Bitter and divisive' campaign in Wales ends  BBC NewsBBC Wales Brexit correspondent reflects on the bizarre EU elections in Wales. Source link : https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-politics-48350004 Author : Publish date : 2019-05-22 09:09:57 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Technology Lab Focused on Wildlife Protection at Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Technology lab focused on wildlife protection opens on Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Ol Pejeta Conservancy partners with conservation and technology organizations to kick-start a research and innovation centre for wildlife conservation. Nanyuki, Kenya – In partnership with Fauna & Flora International (FFI), Liquid Telecom and Arm, and supported with initial funds from The Royal Foundation, Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya...

South Africa: Amaranth – the Gluten-Free Plant High in Protein and Anti-Oxidants

With impressive health benefits, amaranth has been praised for centuries for its nutritional qualities. Here's what you need to know about this gluten-free superfood plant. Source link : https://allafrica.com/stories/201905220267.html Author : Publish date : 2019-05-22 08:59:19 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Talking Horses: They're off at Ayr after delayed start to Flat season

Drainage work problems have plagued the track since the Ayr Gold Cup was transferred to Haydock in 2017It has been a long time coming but Ayr’s Flat racing season gets underway on Wednesday, when the track’s executives will hope to draw a final line under a troubled period in the course’s 248-year history.Three meetings at Ayr have been...

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister

The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment minister said on Wednesday. Source link : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/4HcxzWbFZag/british-steel-situation-is-very-difficult-environment-minister-idUSKCN1SS0Q1 Author : Publish date : 2019-05-22 08:49:38 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Crossing by Pajtim Statovci review – an Albanian odyssey

A young man and his cross-dressing friend flee Albania, in a devastating story shot through with subversive humourPajtim Statovci was born in Kosovo in 1990; his family emigrated to Finland just as the genocidal assault on Bosnia began, and later Kosovo. A Finnish-language writer of Kosovan-Albanian heritage, Statovci works at a fertile imaginative confluence that allows him the...

Generali Said in Talks to Buy MetLife Central Europe Assets

Poland accounts for one of MetLife's largest operations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, according to a company filing. In 2012, MetLife ... Source link : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-21/generali-is-said-in-talks-to-buy-metlife-central-european-assets Author : Publish date : 2019-05-22 07:18:45 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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