5 campaign officials fined (Names)

16:49 10/05/2023 The Appeals and Sanctions Commission fined 5 officials with 2,500 lek each because they campaigned on social networks through the official addresses of the ministries they represent. It is about officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Justice, Health and Finance. While a fine of 3000 lek was determined for the person responsible … Read more

Senior treasury officials ‘offered to change rules of Covid support scheme for Greensill Capital’

Senior treasury officials offered to try to redesign a coronavirus business support scheme to help David Cameron, it has emerged. It comes as the former Prime Minister has been embroiled in controversy over texts asking Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support his employer Greensill Capital. Top officials went on to try to find a way for … Read more

Florida officials warn of ‘catastrophic flooding’ if storage reservoir collapses

Officials in Florida on Sunday warned of a 20 foot wall of wastewater and ‘catastrophic flooding’ after a significant leak at a large pond threatened to burst a system that stores polluted water.  Governor Ron DeSantis took part in an aerial tour of the site and later held a press conference after more than 300 homes were evacuated … Read more

Ex-Crown Prince of Jordan is put ‘under house arrest’ as he accuses officials of ‘corruption’

The former Crown Prince of Jordan was today put ‘under house arrest’ with his ‘internet and phone lines cut’, he claimed in a video. Prince Hamzah bin Hussein, the half-brother of Jordan’s King Abdullah II, recorded a five-minute video from his palace in Amman on Saturday. In what Prince Hamzah described as his last available … Read more

Los Angeles County is on course for Covid-19 herd immunity by end of JUNE, health officials say

Los Angeles County could be on track to achieving herd immunity by the end of June, the county’s Public Health Director said on Wednesday. Dr. Barbara Ferrer said that, based on numbers from the federal government, L.A. County will reach 80 per cent vaccine coverage among residents over 16 years old in the next 12 weeks. … Read more

Chinese spy on British visitors: Officials are routinely checked up on, leaked documents suggest

Chinese spy on British visitors: Officials are routinely checked up on when they travel to the country on business, leaked documents suggest Information recorded includes dates of birth and passport numbers Those on database include Margaret Johnson OBE and an Army officer   List also includes 7,600 Uighur Muslims in Shanghai, marked as ‘terrorists’  By Daily … Read more

Italy expels Russian officials after Italian navy captain ‘caught selling secrets to Moscow officer’

Italy has expelled two Russian officials after an Italian navy captain was caught red-handed by police selling secret documents to a Moscow military officer. The Italian frigate captain was arrested on spying charges after officers tailing him saw him late Tuesday in Rome in a ‘clandestine meeting’ with a Russian military officer, according to a … Read more

Alicante officials refuse to let dozens of Britons into Spain

British passenger Stuart Miller (pictured), a 47-year-old offshore worker from Manchester, said the situation at the Spanish airport was ‘absolutely diabolical’ Spanish border officials refused entry to dozens of Britons and sent them back to Manchester on the same plane despite them having post-Brexit residency. Forty passengers were left angry and confused after they were … Read more

New York health officials are worried South African and Brazil Covid variants will REINFECT people

New York health officials are worried that some coronavirus variants will reinfect people who have had COVID-19 before. At a press conference on Tuesday, Dr Dave Chokshi, the city’s health commissioner, said that reinfection appears to be rare. However, he noted that the coronavirus variants that were first identified in South Africa and Brazil have … Read more