The Palestinian family with its own checkpoint – BBC News

How is President Trump’s plan to solve the Israeli Palestinian conflict being received on the ground? The BBC’s Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman went to visit two homes in the occupied West Bank; starting with a Palestinian family whose house is in a fenced off enclave within an Israeli settlement. Israel has said it intends … Read more The Palestinian family with its own checkpoint – BBC News

Home Office asks 101-year-old Italian man to get his parents to confirm his identity

The Home Office asked 101-year-old Italian man Giovanni Palmiero for his parents to be present when he made his application for EU settlement to stay in the UK post-Brexit. Palmiero has lived in London since 1966. When he went to scan his passport to share his biometric data with the Home Office, the system misinterpreted … Read more Home Office asks 101-year-old Italian man to get his parents to confirm his identity

The government defends using Christmas Island as coronavirus quarantine zone | ABC News

The government defends using Christmas Island as coronavirus quarantine zone, as preparations continue to evacuate Australians from China. Residents of remote Christmas Island, 1,650 kilometres off the north-west coast of Western Australia, have reacted with surprise their home will soon become “quarantine island”. The Shire President reacted by saying it further labels Christmas Island as … Read more The government defends using Christmas Island as coronavirus quarantine zone | ABC News

Traditional Indonesian prau arrives in Darwin to raise awareness about trading history | ABC News

A traditional Indonesian boat on a journey to raise awareness about the long trading history between Indonesian Muslims and Aboriginal Australians has arrived in Darwin. A Muslim group from Western Sydney has bankrolled a traditional Makassan sailing boat that’s showing young Muslims their place in Australia’s pre-colonial history. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-16/aboriginal-people-asians-trade-before-european-settlement-darwin/9320452 For more from … Read more Traditional Indonesian prau arrives in Darwin to raise awareness about trading history | ABC News

‘Royal Highnesses’ no more: Britain’s Harry and Meghan to give up titles

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have agreed to give up their royal titles and stop receiving public funds as part of a settlement with the Queen that lets them spend more private time in Canada. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit … Read more ‘Royal Highnesses’ no more: Britain’s Harry and Meghan to give up titles

Kenyan Minister for Housing, Soita Shitanda, on the KISIP Informal Settlement Programme

Kenya’s Ministry for Housing is aiming to build affordable housing in informal settlements to transform cities, towns and buildings into cohesive, sustainable and caring communities with closer access to work and social amenities including sports and recreation facilities. The Minister for Housing, Mr Soita Shitanda, said that his department is reviewing systems, standards and policies … Read more Kenyan Minister for Housing, Soita Shitanda, on the KISIP Informal Settlement Programme

Palestine: Two State Solution “May not be there forever”

In a regular monthly briefing to the UN Security Council, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry, brought into question the viability of the two state solution in Palenstine and Israel after an impasse brought about by Israel’s continued settlement activity: “Maybe also we should be giving a signal to the parties that … Read more Palestine: Two State Solution “May not be there forever”

L’Oreal Shares Up on Announcement of Bettencourt Settlement

L’Oreal shares have bounced by nearly 2% on the news that Liliane and Frances Bettencourt have reached an agreement on dispersal of the family assets. The 63-year-old society photographer and artist Francois-Marie Banier was accused of preying upon the 88-year-old billionaire, when he was written into two life insurance policies and received gifts in excess … Read more L’Oreal Shares Up on Announcement of Bettencourt Settlement