Luxury good-makers win fight over online sales bans

Luxury good-makers win fight over online sales bans

Image copyright Getty Images Europe’s top court has ruled that luxury brands can stop distributors selling their products online on websites such as Amazon and eBay. The European Court of Justice said in principle a ban was “appropriate to preserve...
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Deep anxiety across the Jerusalem divide over Trump’s actions

Deep anxiety across the Jerusalem divide over Trump’s actions

In the driving rain of a Jerusalem winter storm, the site suggested as a potential location for a future US embassy in one of the world’s most contested cities isn’t much to look at it. Sandwiched between two busy roads...
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Hungarian MEP charged with spying on EU for Russia

Hungarian MEP charged with spying on EU for Russia

Image copyright AFPImage caption Jobbik is now Hungary’s second most popular party Hungarian prosecutors have charged one of the country’s members of the European Parliament with spying for Russia. Bela Kovacs, 57, from the nationalist Jobbik party...
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Military should be kept out of politics, says Army chief

Military should be kept out of politics, says Army chief

Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday that there was a politicisation of the armed forces and the military “should be somehow” kept out of politics. The Army chief also said the norm in the “good old days” was...
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Donald Trump Jr back to Congress to face questioning on Russia links

Donald Trump Jr back to Congress to face questioning on Russia links

Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, returned to Congress on Wednesday to face questions from lawmakers about alleged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 US election and possible collusion with Moscow by his father’s presidential campaign. Trump a...
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Africa:Addis Talks Focus on How Chinese Model Can Build Industry

Africa:Addis Talks Focus on How Chinese Model Can Build Industry

Photo: Boakai Fofana/allAfrica The 12th edition of African Economic Conference is being jointly hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank and the UN Development Programme. By Boakai Fofana Addis Ababa — The African Economi...
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Jeweller won’t make replicas for Meghan Markle’s ring

Jeweller won’t make replicas for Meghan Markle’s ring

Hilary Fox, The Associated PressPublished Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:25PM EST LONDON — The jewelry maker who worked on the engagement ring Prince Harry gave to Meghan Markle says it’s been inundated with requests for replicas– but it won&...
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Toys ‘R’ Us Canada chief play officer picks year’s hottest toys

Toys ‘R’ Us Canada chief play officer picks year’s hottest toys

Jonathan Forani, CTVNews.ca StaffPublished Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:25PM EST You might think Emile Burbidge’s duties as Toys “R” Us Canada “chief play officer” present him with difficult decisions. But the 14-year-old from Q...
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Nuts, oily fish may cut kids’ risk of asthma, rhinitis

Nuts, oily fish may cut kids’ risk of asthma, rhinitis

By: IANS | London | Updated: December 6, 2017 10:44 pm Both asthma and rhinitis affects the kids since their childhood, either due to hereditary or environmental factors. (Source: File Photo) Including nuts, oily fish like salmon, flax seeds, and...
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Welcome to the limb lab where organs are kept alive on shelves

Welcome to the limb lab where organs are kept alive on shelves

Flushing and twitchingSam Wong By Clare Wilson I’M GREETED by the sight of several litres of pig’s blood being poured into bags on a hospital drip-stand. The red splashes on the wall and the stainless steel counters make the place...
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Passes going fast for skating on Parliament Hill

Passes going fast for skating on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA – Passes are being snatched up quickly for skating on the Parliament Hill rink. Tickets became available Tuesday, for the next two days of ice time. The multi-million dollar outdoor rink, part of Canada 150 celebrations, officially opens for...
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