Posts published in Day: November 14, 2018

Warsaw: Kremlin’s «imperial policy» endangers Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Speaker of the upper house of the Polish parliament, has stated that Russia’s «imperial policy» endangers Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine. Polish state broadcaster Radio Poland reported on Tuesday, November 13, that Stanisław Karczewski Polish Senate Speaker, visiting the capital of Lithuania on Monday, addressed MP’s from the three countries had convergent interests and together faced a threat posed by Russia’s policies.   «A shared challenge for Poland, Lithuania and…

Drug dealer who supplied cocaine and ketamine to Geordie Shore star, 27, before she fell to her death from his flat party has his sentence reviewed

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A drug dealer whose cocaine and ketamine were found in the blood of a Geordie Shore star who died after falling from a window in his flat, will have his suspended jail sentence reviewed for being too lenient. Aimee Spencer, 27, who had appeared in the Newcastle-based reality show, died of her injuries in June 2016 a week after partying with Daniel Lewis and his girlfriend Helen Dawson. She fell…

‘These missiles can reach Berlin,’ warns Lithuania’s foreign minister

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Lithuania’s Linas Linkevicius tells DW that Russia has been violating the terms of the INF nuclear arms treaty. He says action is necessary to force all parties to comply with the agreement. DW: US President Donald Trump announced he was planning to quit the Intermediate-range Missile Force (IMF) Treaty. Is this the right move? Linas Linkevicius:  It is just an intention, it’s not yet a decision. Personally I think this…

6 cities that rejected the Olympics

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics is presumably finished after citizens voted “No” on Tuesday by over 56% against the city’s plan to bid for the Games. Those in the ‘No’ camp were jubilant at the result. “I think that people had enough of the establishment, telling us what to do, what to think,” local councillor Sean Chu said. “They tell you to spend millions, billions, it’s good…

Estonian bank: People changing jobs at record levels

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Approximately 7 percent of workers in Estonia in each quarter of 2018 have terminated their contract with their employer on their own accord and started working for someone else, Bank of Estonia said. “Broadly speaking, it means that in a year, every fourth employee leaves to seek better opportunities,” central bank economist Rasmus Kattai said in a press release, adding that this is the largest state-wide turnover of staff during…

Teenager ‘shot dead white van man, 34, outside Essex BP garage after he said he looked like the Milky Bar Kid and his female friend had a “nice bum”

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A white van man was shot dead by a teenager who ‘looks like the Milky Bar Kid’ after he said his female friend ‘had a nice bum’, a court heard. Bradley Blundell, 18, allegedly blasted 34-year-old electrician John Pordage in the chest outside a BP garage on in Chelmsford, Essex, on August 5 last year. Blundell, and a friend who cannot be named for legal reasons, were with Ella Colgate,…

Israel Defence Minister Lieberman resigns over Gaza ceasefire

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Israel’s defence minister has resigned over the cabinet’s decision to accept a ceasefire ending two days of fighting with Palestinian militants in Gaza. Avigdor Lieberman, the leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party, denounced the move as “surrendering to terror”. He also criticised attempts to broker a long-term truce with the Hamas group. Eight people were killed on Monday and Tuesday as militants fired 460 rockets towards Israel and Israeli forces…

Lithuanian watchdog strips SocDems of EUR 505,000 grant over election violations

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The opposition Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) will not receive a state grant for the second half of this year as a punishment for gross violations during the 2016 Seimas election campaign. Eleven members of the Central Electoral Commission, or VRK, on Tuesday voted not to provide the LSDP with a semi-annual grant of 505,000 euros and one member abstained. The money will go back into the government’s coffers. VRK…

Woman’s lips looked like ‘raw meat’ after ‘baby oil injected instead of filler’

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A woman claims her lips looked like ‘raw meat’ after baby oil was allegedly injected into them instead of filler. Kerry Miles, 35, says her lips doubled in size after the alleged botched job. She says just an hour after the half-an-hour procedure, her lips were burning and blistered. Kerry later decided to have the lip filler drained and claims a doctor told her the filler appeared to have been…

EU defense efforts must not hurt transatlantic bond: NATO chief

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Europe against undermining transatlantic ties, following a defense spat between US President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron, the AFP news agency reports. Trump had tweeted on Friday that Macron’s call for a “real European army” was “insulting”. The US leader’s criticism came after Macron spoke about the need for a European army and listed the US along with Russia and China as a…