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MPs Criticise 'Entirely Bonkers' Decision To Silence Big Ben For Four Years

MPs Criticise 'Entirely Bonkers' Decision To Silence Big Ben For Four Years

I am very sceptical about the whole thing. Mr Gray, who sat on the administration committee which first approved the work, said there was never any indication it would mean Big Ben being out of action for so long. Big Ben-a name that technically refers to the bell inside the tower, but is often used to describe the entire structure-will sound for the last time at noon on August 21.


Centre asks internet giants to offload killer Blue Whale

Centre asks internet giants to offload killer Blue Whale

Concerned over the rise in suicides by children, the Central government has banned "deadly" online Blue Whale Challenge game, in which the final task requires the player to commit suicide. After a 13-year-old Indore boy tried to attempt a suicide by jumping off from his school building on the third floor. Manoj, a 16-year-old teenager from Thiruvananthapuram was found hanging in his bedroom on July 26.


Nando's is giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando's is giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

State examiners have revealed that 13 students around the country received 90% or higher in eight of their subjects. For example, a student at higher level who scores between 90 and 100 per cent will score a H1 under the new system, while a student who scores between 80 and 90 per cent will receive a H2.


Who is the new White House communications director?

Who is the new White House communications director?

Hicks will fill the vacancy created after Anthony Scaramucci was sacked just 10 days into the job. Hicks survived frequent turnover in the top ranks of the Trump campaign previous year and later the Trump White House. Hicks did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for direct confirmation. Cabinet-level communications officials who used to coordinate with the first communications director, Mike Dubke, and also former Press Secretary Sean Spicer, have now been instructed to start ...


S.Korean President vows to prevent war

S.Korean President vows to prevent war

The decision on whether to strike North Korea ultimately rests with President Donald Trump , his top military adviser told reporters at a news conference Monday, adding that the focus is now on diplomatic and economic efforts to solve the standoff.


Philippine police kill 32 in drugs war's bloodiest day

Philippine police kill 32 in drugs war's bloodiest day

But Caramat added they would continue their operations until late on Tuesday night to help ensure that the major problem of illegal drug trade in Bulacan , which is near Metro Manila, has been sharply reduced. "The Bulacan police is continuously and relentlessly implementing its intensified campaign against illegal drugs otherwise known as "Project Double Barrel Reloaded" and all other forms of criminality", the statement said.