Category: World News

Iran threatens to seize British ship after Commandos storm oil tanker

After British Royal Marine Commandos stormed an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday Iran has now issued a threat to seize a British tanker. On Thursday an Iranian super tanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria breaching European Union sanctions was seized by British Commandos with the authorities in Gibraltar. A Gibraltar government spokesman said […]

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Etiquette classes in Shanghai – in pictures

Against a soundtrack of classical music, children learn social skills, dining manners and deportment – hence the books on their heads to teach them how to walk gracefully. Other exercises include how to introduce themselves and greet people, with practice in ‘air kissing’, and what topics are appropriate to discuss at the dinner table Continue […]

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IQE chipmaker shares plummet due Huawei ban

Chipmaker IQE revised down their full-year revenue due to the US trade ban on tech giant Huawei, as a result chipmaker’s shares plummeted by almost 40%. The tech firm now expect revenues of between £140m and £160m. IQE who are based in Cardiff makes semiconductor wafers for smartphones firms such as Apple. Due to the […]

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President Trump ‘pulls back after approving military strikes’ on Iran

On Thursday President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Iran after a US spy drone was shot down by a surface to air missile over international airspace. According to the New York Times, the newspaper cited senior White House officials that said, retaliatory military strikes were planned for a “handful” of targets in Iran. Allegedly […]

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