Scheme to limit commercial bins on city streets launched – BBC News
Jun25

Scheme to limit commercial bins on city streets launched – BBC News

One-hour limit Councillor Kenny McLean said: “This project will make Glasgow city centre more attractive for all those who work, live, study in or visit the area. “Clearing commercial waste bins from our streets will make the city centre cleaner, greener and safer, and we have received great support from local businesses and residents for the pilot scheme. “We are greatly encouraged by the input of businesses within...

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Respect FTW: Cinemark Theatres Is Offering An Additional 10% Off To Seniors Who Really Look Like Shit
Jun24

Respect FTW: Cinemark Theatres Is Offering An Additional 10% Off To Seniors Who Really Look Like Shit

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Canada offers places for addicts to shoot up safely. Can the US copy the model?
Jun23

Canada offers places for addicts to shoot up safely. Can the US copy the model?

North Americas first supervised injection clinic opened in Vancouver in 2003, and now several US cities are hoping to emulate its success in saving lives Whenever Dean Wilson walks people through Vancouvers Downtown Eastside neighbourhood, he leads them past an unassuming glass door on Hastings Street before stopping at a community garden. Its here that hell casually mention that they just passed North Americas first supervised...

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Saudi crown prince’s ascendancy gives hope of reform  but it may be premature
Jun22

Saudi crown prince’s ascendancy gives hope of reform but it may be premature

Talk of social change is in the air in Riyadh after King Salman announces Mohammed bin Salman as heir to Saudi throne On the streets of Riyadh, in its shopping malls and public spaces, Saudi Arabias religious police had long been a foreboding presence. They could reach into private lives at will, with powers that few could challenge, enforcing an ultra-conservative brand of Islam as a dogma for society. For people who had lived in...

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Ivanka Trump shoes slated for production at China factory despite brand’s denial
Jun21

Ivanka Trump shoes slated for production at China factory despite brand’s denial

After three Chinese activists were arrested investigating a factory where Trumps shoes were made, her brand claimed none were produced after March When three activists investigating labour abuses at US state department did call for the activists to be released. Chinas foreign ministry quickly rebuffed the US, saying, other countries have no right to interfere. The men, Hua Haifeng, Li Zhao and Su Heng, have been arrested on suspicion...

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SFO charges Barclays and former bosses over 2008 Qatar fundraising
Jun20

SFO charges Barclays and former bosses over 2008 Qatar fundraising

Bank, ex-CEO and three colleagues charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and unlawful financial assistance The Serious Fraud Office has charged Barclays, its former chief executive and three other former top executives with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance. This is the first time any bankers have faced charges for events dating to the crisis. The SFO charged former Barclays chief executive...

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