from: BBC News There will be turkeys for Christmas, the industry says, but producers warn there will be less variety.
The United States joined several countries in a statement condemning Belarus, but the Russian envoy dismissed their criticism as politically motivated hypocrisy. From: New York Times
A Labour council is trying to do something different to boost its area – and Westminster is watching.
Chrisy Morris calls fellow Maldon councillors “idiots” as they try to vote to remove him.
The Council of Europe released the posts for a campaign against anti-Muslim discrimination. from: BBC News
Sucre – “In no sense can we accept that with aggression we can solve problems, on the contrary our challenge is to have a leading role in building a culture of peace, according to our values and fundamental principles of Christian life”: this is how the Statement of the Bolivian Council of Catholic Laity, which… Leggi tutto »
The Trump administration called the 47-nation council hypocritical and said it was vilifying Israel. The Biden administration says the U.S. can be more effective as a member. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Households in England could see bills jump within three years, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
from: BBC News A council says the colour has a “harmful impact” on the 120-year-old house and conservation area.
A New Zealand committee meeting gets almost 300,000 views as people use it to avoid being disturbed. from: BBC News
Pipe Major Scott Methven held one of the most prestigious jobs in the piping world, a role which dates back to Queen Victoria’s reign. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Owner of The Happy Pants Ranch Amey James is told her plan is “Whack. No mate, proper whack”.
Isaac Bowry is from a Manchester council estate and wants to show that “dancing is for everyone”.
It remains unclear how the Taliban would be regarded by the United Nations should the movement declare itself the legitimate power in Afghanistan. From: New York Times
from: BBC News A third of English councils support policies that could increase emissions, BBC research suggests.
from: BBC News The authority says some residents may not have received a final warning over unpaid council tax.
Erbil – A delegation of the Chaldean Church, led by Patriarch and Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako, held a series of meetings in Erbil with representatives of other Churches and ecclesial communities present in Iraq, in an attempt to start a process aimed at redeveloping and relaunching instruments of contact and ecumenical organisms “frozen” for years… Leggi tutto »
Beirut – The Middle East has become an optimal geopolitical space to unleash “wars by proxy” that turn into a sort of “rotating slaughter” for local populations, victims of conflicts “that end in one place to ignite in another”in the Middle East region. An uninterrupted flow of pain, mourning and misery fueled by the same… Leggi tutto »