The car sales in the United Kingdom rebounded in July 2020 as the dealerships re opened after the lockdown and benefiting from the rising demand after months of dramatic falls. The new car registrations in United Kingdom increased by roughly 11 percent in July as per to the preliminary data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders or SMMT from the industry lobby group.The current figures represent the first monthly increase since December 2019 and before the coronavirus outbreak spread across the world, but the sales are still down by about 40 percent over the first seven months of the year 2020 compared with the year 2019.
Meghan Markle had disapproved of Kate Middleton and Prince William''s massive royal wedding, years before she had her own in 2018.The Duchess of Sussex had claimed the world s obsession with Kate and her royal life set a bad example for young girls who grow up with the wrong idea about what they need to search for in life.
The Queen''s official team posted a sweet photo of the Duchess and the monarch on Instagram and Twitter.The photo, taken during Meghan and the Queen''s royal visit to Cheshire in June 2018.
As Ellen DeGeneres falls from grace and faces a major blow after several allegations of abusive behavior, some of her celebrity pals are finally starting to show support.While Scooter Braun s was the lone supporting voice in the midst of overwhelming criticism, other stars have started to join him in showing solidarity with the once revered and now contentious talk show host.
As Ellen DeGeneres gets snubbed by the world following the myriad of controversies that befell her since the start of the year, her show has now also faced the aftermath of her accusations.Ratings for the daytime show took a massive drop after allegations were placed on the host and the producers by former employees, of creating a toxic work environment for the staff.
GENEVA: UN experts have urged the global community for immediate action in Indian occupied Kashmir as the region marks a year on Wednesday since it was stripped of its autonomy a year ago. Independent experts, who do not speak for the United Nations but report their findings to it, called on other nations to pile pressure on India if it does not do so.
ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of 'Youm e Istehsal', Pakistan urged the international community to "do more" and back its words with concrete actions for the people of occupied Kashmir, who have been subjected to inhuman atrocities from the Indian forces.In an official statement released by Foreign Office on Wednesday, Pakistan once again called the attention of the world to arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture, corporal punishment, extra judicial killings, digital lockdown, and a military siege in occupied Kashmir for a whole year now.
Sushant Singh Rajput''s flatmate Siddharth Pithani made a series of sensational claims about his expenses. Pithani, who was Sushant''s creative manager and flatmate talked about how the actor''s money was being excessively spent on rumoured girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.
Mumbai police have claimed that late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput was suffering from bipolar disorder.Indian media quoted Mumbai police chief Parambir Singh as saying that the Dil Bechara actor was suffering from bipolar disorder at the time of his death.
BEIJING: China accused the United States on Tuesday of "bullying" over popular video app TikTok, after President Donald Trump ramped up pressure for its US operations to be sold to an American company.In the latest of a series of diplomatic spats between the world''s two biggest economies, Beijing hit back after Trump gave TikTok six weeks to arrange a sale of its US operations and said that his government wanted a financial benefit from the deal.
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump s unprecedented demand that the United States get a cut of the proceeds from the forced sale of Chinese internet giant ByteDance s short video app TikTok is based on an interpretation of US law that regulatory lawyers say may be open to challenges.The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), a US government panel that reviews deals for potential national security risks, has given ByteDance until Sept. 15 to negotiate a sale of TikTok to Microsoft Corp, amid concerns over the safety of personal data that the app handles under its Chinese parent.
SAN FRANCISCO: A TikTok star pounds a beat as she weaves lyrics mocking the idea of US President Donald Trump banning the short form video sharing app.The "Trump Freestyle" post Monday by @maya2960 quickly racked up more than a million views and 500,000 "likes" on the popular platform owned by China based ByteDance.
AYODHYA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will help lay the foundation stone for a "grand" new Hindu temple at the flashpoint holy site Ayodha that has been the longstanding cause of the sectarian rift in the South Asian country today.AFP looks at the history of the three acre patch of land in the holy northern town of Ayodhya and why it has long been an explosive source of contention between India s majority Hindus and minority Muslims.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday expressed deep sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the massive explosions in Beirut.In a tweet, the premier said that he is deeply pained to hear of the massive explosions in Beirut with precious lives lost and thousands injured and affirmed to stand in solidarity with the country during its difficult hour, sharing sorrow and grief of the victims.
Pakistani film and TV stars have expressed their grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in two powerful explosions in the port city of Lebanon.According reports, two enormous explosions rocked Beirut s port on Tuesday, killing at least 100 people, wounding over 4,000, and causing severe damage to distant buildings, leaving the Lebanese capital in fear and chaos.
Activists state recognition of gay marriage within the tribe is long overdue, especially since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled more than five years ago that same sex marriage was a guaranteed right within all 50 U.S. states. Because tribal nations are sovereign, however, the court ruling did not apply to the 574 federally recognized tribes within U.S. borders. "The bylaws are there not only for equality, but for our heritage and our culture, " said Jorden Laducer, an executive co director with the local LGBTQ nonprofit Magic City Equality and an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. "The two spirited community has always been a part of Native American culture. "