Posts published in Day: December 18, 2018

Alan Carr narrowly swerves wardrobe malfunction as he dresses up as Jennifer Lopez

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Alan Carr came dangerously close to flashing his bits as he recreated that famous J.Lo snap. Back in October, Jennifer Lopez got pulses racing as she posed naked for InStyle magazine. Comedian Alan is trying his best to do the same, and narrowly avoiding a wardrobe malfunction as he does it. Chatty Man Alan got naked and channelled the sexy singer as he recreated her sultry photoshoot. With nothing but a long strip of green…

Finnish company wins €200 million tender to supply armored vehicles to Latvia

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Finnish company Oy Sisu Auto Ab (Sisu Auto) has been declared winner in a tender to supply armored vehicles to the Latvian National Armed Forces (NBS) for €200 million, but two other bidders have filed complaints, LETA learned. Several sources in the Latvian defense sector told LETA in November that the Finnish company’s bid would probably be found to be the best. Now, information posted on the Public Procurement Monitoring…

Kim Kardashian labelled ‘throwback Cher’ after provocative see-through gown pic

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Kardashian sisters are not afraid of daring to bare and Kim has once again shown that they have a penchant for see-through dresses. The 38-year-old reality star posted a photo on Instagram of her wearing a diaphanous gown, which was adorned with crystals and didn’t leave much to the imagination. Captioning the pic as a “fitting”, there is little clue as to what Kim was being ‘fitted’ for but the post…

Liverpool draw Bayern as United face PSG in Champions League last 16

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Liverpool will take on fellow five-time winners Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Jose Mourinho’s struggling Manchester United face French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Holders Real Madrid were paired with Ajax in Monday’s draw in Nyon as the Spaniards attempt to lift the trophy for the fifth time in six seasons, while Lionel Messi and Barcelona will play Lyon. Both Liverpool and Bayern have a rich…

US arms manufacturer Sig Sauer contests Estonia’s firearms tender

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

US arms manufacturer Sig Sauer Inc. has challenged an automatic firearms procurement conducted by the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) in which the tender submitted by US arms manufacturer Lewis Machine & Tool Company (LMT) was deemed successful. Sig Sauer was one of three companies whose offers were deemed as having met the minimum requirements of the procurement; the others were Germany’s Heckler & Koch GmbH and the US’…

Mourinho misery extends United’s woes in post-Ferguson era

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Watching on at Anfield as Manchester United meekly surrendered 3-1 to Liverpool in what proved to be Jose Mourinho’s last match in charge, Alex Ferguson was caught shaking his head at the sight of what the empire he built has become. For the fourth time since Ferguson retired in 2013 after nearly 27 years in charge, with 13 Premier League titles under his belt, United are looking for a new…

Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering televised event hosted by American comic turned TV host Steve Harvey and supermodel Ashley Graham. In the final round, Gray earned…

Thousands protest ‘slave law’ in Budapest

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Protesters threw smoke grenades at police who responded with tear gas in Budapest on Sunday as thousands of people rallied against a new “slave law” passed by the government of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban. More than 15,000 people, according to local press reports, joined the demonstration — the first rally since Orban returned to power in 2010 to bring together all opposition parties, from greens to the far right, under the…

No one can ‘dictate’ to China what it should do: Xi Jinping

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

President Xi Jinping warned on Tuesday (Dec 18) that no one can “dictate” China’s economic development path as the Communist Party marked 40 years of its historic “reform and opening up” policy amid a stern challenge from the United States. In a speech at the grandiose Great Hall of the People, Xi vowed to press ahead with economic reforms but made clear that Beijing will not deviate from its one-party…

Inflation in Latvia was higher than average in EU and Eurozone in November

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Inflation in Latvia in November was higher than average inflation in European Union and Eurozone, according to data published by Eurostat. Annual inflation in Latvia was 2.9% in November. Inflation was higher in Romania, Hungary and Estonia (3.2% in all three), as well as Bulgaria (3%), whereas inflation in Belgium was 2.9%. Compared to November 2017, inflation was registered in all EU member states. Aside from Latvia, price rise was…