Tag Archives: Paris

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Obama eyes chance to make mark, at last, on climate change

Six years after a fiasco in Copenhagen & a year before he leaves office, a Paris summit offers Barack Obama the chance to make his mark in the fight against…

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Bargain hunters braced for action with '£1bn' Black Friday battle set to begin

Consumers could be approximately to spend their way to the UK's first £1 billion online shopping day as retailers brace themselves for Black Friday. Retailers have been bombarding registered shoppers…

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Obama on Thanksgiving urges generosity to Syrian refugees

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama urged Americans to show generosity to Syrian refugees in his Thanksgiving message on Thursday, reminding them that the Pilgrims who came…

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Obama admin says states lack authority to block refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept…

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Eagles of Death Metal tell of Bataclan massacre horror

Mass confusion & panic overcame the Bataclan when two gunmen stormed an Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Paris theatre, according to the band's graphic first-hand account of the…

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UK Imam: Extremists Have 'Hijacked' Islam

A British imam has countered claims that Islam is incompatible with values in the UK, saying that embracing "difference & pluralism" is "what makes us British". In this exclusive statement…

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Anonymous Have Now Unleashed Rick Astley In The Battle Against ISIS

Online activists Anonymous are trying to disrupt ISIS by posting links to Rick Astley’s 1980s hit Never Gonna Give You Up in its online feeds.  Known as â€˜rickrolling’, the practice of…

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Xi to give speech at opening of Paris climate conference

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping will speak at a key climate alter conference in Paris after this month, before making state visits to South Africa & Zimbabwe, officials announced…

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Brussels Metro And City Schools Re-Open

Stations on Brussels' metro have re-opened after the system was shut down following fears of a Paris-style attack. Police & security services will be deployed to guard the network as…

Flight bookings, travel stocks fall as warnings rise after attacks

By Alwyn Scott & Katie Reilly (Reuters) – Heightened travel risks stemming from the recent militant attacks in Paris have depressed flight bookings to the French capital & other destinations,…