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10:57 30/11/2019
UK police: Bridge attacker had been jailed for terror crimes

Neil Basu, London’s police counterterrorism head, said 28-year-old Usman Khan was attending a program that works to educate prisoners when he launched the attack, killing a man and a woman and injuring three others just yards from the site of a deadly 2017 van and knife rampage.

10:27 30/11/2019
New Zealand gun owners stage protest over tighter controls

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s efforts on gun control have gained global praise, but at home - with a general election next scheduled for year - she has faced resistance from the federal opposition National Party, gun lobby groups and ordinary citizens over planned legislation introduced in September.

10:04 30/11/2019
London attacker named, was previously convicted of terrorism offenses

A person who is released on license is subject to conditions for the duration of their sentence after leaving prison. The Times newspaper reported that Khan had agreed to wear an electronic tag.

19:47 29/11/2019
Prince Andrew sparked Buckingham Palace security breach by 'smuggling' female masseuse into bedroom after introduction by Jeffrey Epstein 'madam', Ghislaine Maxwell

Monique Giannelloni says she wasn't searched and didn't sign in during her palace visit to see the Duke after being introduced to him by Jeffrey Epstein's alleged 'fixer', Ghislaine Maxwell.

19:24 29/11/2019
Prince Charles ‘proves he can run the firm’ by pulling strings in Andrew sacking as the Queen plans to ‘retire’ at 95

IF it wasn’t Prince Charles who actually pulled the trigger to sack wayward brother Andrew in the wake of the Epstein scandal, he certainly loaded the gun.

18:16 29/11/2019
17:55 29/11/2019
Students stage global strikes to pressure U.N. climate summit

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg had been due to join a student strike in Lisbon, but her environmentally friendly voyage across the Atlantic from New York by yacht was hit by high winds, delaying her by a few days, she told social media followers.

17:24 29/11/2019
Ex-Polish president defends Biden and Burisma

Former Polish president and Ukrainian gas company Burisma board member says no wrongdoing by Burisma while Hunter Biden was on board.

17:00 29/11/2019
Conor McGregor to make UFC return against Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in January 2020

The Irishman confirmed last month that he would return to the Octagon on January 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada but didn't disclose who he would be coming up against.

16:38 29/11/2019
Yasuhiro Nakasone, former Japanese PM and Reagan confidant, dies at 101

Former PM shared world stage with Reagan and Thatcher but failed in his push to change country’s pacifist constitution.

16:16 29/11/2019
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey says he's going to live in Africa

Dorsey said in a message on the social media platform that he didn't know where he would be living, but he planned to spend up to half of next year in Africa.

15:45 29/11/2019
How Japanese prints inspired a tattoo frenzy

His arms are raised overhead, clutching a massive, imposing bell. With piercing focus, his eyes lock on a demon splayed at his feet.

15:37 29/11/2019
Lucy Liu on making art to find a sense of belonging

The two-person show at the National Museum of Singapore, titled "Unhomed Belongings," also featured Singaporean artist Shubigi Rao and was co-curated by the museum's director Angelita Teo and Dan Chen, independent curator and director of Chambers Fine Art.

15:01 29/11/2019

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