Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Chinese-ruled city’s judiciary. On Thursday, Joshua Wong, 20, Nathan Law, 24 and Alex Chow, 27, were jailed for six to eight months for unlawful assembly, dealing a ...

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Here's the founder of Glassdoor's top tip for aspiring entrepreneurs

Glassdoor’s office. Glassdoor LONDON – Glassdoor, founded in 2007 in San Francisco, has grown from nothing to become the second biggest jobs website in North America and one of the fastest-growing job listing websites in the world. The company, known for its anonymous reviews of companies by staff, employs over 700 people and runs 15 localised sites around the world. ...

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Watch how this astronaut gets covered in fruit juice in zero-gravity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Astronaut Jack Fischer demonstrates what happens when you blow bubbles into a water bottle in zero-gravity. You can follow him on Twitter here.  Produced by Jasper Pickering. Special thanks to Leon Siciliano. Join the conversation about this story » Lire l'article depuis la source

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EU membership by stealth: Britain to be tied to European Court 'in all but in name'

Sir Paul Jenkins, the government’s most senior legal official from 2006 to 2014, said the UK will have no option but to observe EU law if it wanted to retain close trade ties with Brussels. His comments come after Brexit secretary David Davis published the first of a series of papers attempting to clarify the UK’s position. The document said ...

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Billingham shootings: Man charged with supplying drugs

A man arrested in connection with two shootings has been charged with intending to supply drugs. The man, 20, had been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life after a car and house were shot at in Billingham. Cleveland Police said he has instead been charged with three drugs offences. A 19-year-old man arrested on ...

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Pep Guardiola drops hint Manchester City won't push to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez this summer

Pep Guardiola has hinted Manchester City won’t push to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal before the window closes. The City manager is a huge admirer of the Chilean forward, who only has a year remaining on his Gunners contract, having enjoyed a period of glittering success with him during his time at Barcelona. Sanchez is similarly interested in a reunion ...

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Don't expect rail fare hikes to magically solve the nightmare of the morning commute

Rail fares are too cheap. It’s a tough argument to sell when we have just learned that fares will rise by another 3.6 per cent from next January.  But my colleague, The Independent’s travel editor, Simon Calder nevertheless advanced it last week. “Fares for overcrowded trains need to increase much faster than inflation, with price cuts to tempt travellers onto ...

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Donald Trump: Astonishing and ridiculous things the US President has done this summer that you've already forgotten

The end of summer is around the corner, with students soon returning to school and people across the country planning their fantasy football rosters. But with the daily intrigue and drama from the White House, the summer also feels as though it stretched across years. Staff infighting, dramatic congressional votes and high-profile resignations and firings by President Donald Trump have ...

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Lidl unveils £3.33 deal on bottles of prosecco

A £3.33 bottle of prosecco has been unveiled in a deal that fans of the Italian sparkling wine have dubbed the “bargain of the century”. Budget supermarket Lidl will sell six bottles of its own-brand Allini Prosecco at £20 for a box of six, which works out at £3.33 each. The deal will run on 26 and 27 August, before the price rises back ...

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Gangland boss wants a FACE TRANSPLANT after being 'butchered' in underworld ambush

A butchered crime boss has told associates he is planning to have a £500,000 face transplant after being mutilated in a knife attack. Steven “Bonzo” Daniel has spoken to specialists about travelling to the United States for the complicated procedure. But he is concerned immigration laws may make it difficult for him to enter America. Daniel was mutilated in a ...

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