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Potters Bar parks land Green Flag recognition yet again

Potters Bar parks land Green Flag recognition yet again

Hartlepool and East Durham parks have been recognised for meeting the highest of standards with an global award. Borough councillor Seamus Quilty, environment portfolio holder with responsibility for parks, said he was "absolutely delighted" with the recognitions.



Iran says it has received 'contradictory signals' from Trump

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson formally signed off on the matter in accordance with a 90-day requirement, but a senior administration official told reporters on condition of anonymity that the U.S. Spicer explained Trump recertified the deal " because he had the luxury of having an entire team here, both from State [Department], DOD, [National Security Council], to review it ." .


Higher-Than-Normal Rain Chances Continue Monday

Higher-Than-Normal Rain Chances Continue Monday

Highs will be in the lower 90s. A similar weather pattern is expected Tuesday , Albright said, but with an increased chance of light showers. Cool temps and clear skies, it's a good night to throw open the windows and give the AC a break.


Weather Warning Issued - Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Forecast Mid-Week

Weather Warning Issued - Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Forecast Mid-Week

Thunderstorms and potential flooding have been forecast for large parts of the United Kingdom on Tuesday, prompting weather warnings from the Met Office . "There is relatively low confidence in the areas more at risk of intense downpours". Frequent lightning might bring disruption to power networks on both days across all regions, it added.


Mandela Day commemorated in South Africa, with calls to champion his values

Mandela Day commemorated in South Africa, with calls to champion his values

In December 2015, the General Assembly chose to extend the scope of Nelson Mandela International Day to also be utilised in order to promote humane conditions of imprisonment, to raise awareness about prisoners being a continuous part of society and to value the work of prison staff as a social service of particular importance.


Indian, Pakistani armies trade fire on LoC

Indian, Pakistani armies trade fire on LoC

The children were asked to stay back after one of the mortar shells hit a school van, the authorities said. Two suspected rebels and an Indian soldier were killed Tuesday in disputed Kashmir along the de facto border with Pakistan, where the two sides traded fire for a second day.