NFL injury report Week 17: Fantasy football update – UPI.com

NFL Week 17 injury report ARIZONA CARDINALS at LOS ANGELES RAMS ARIZONA CARDINALS –Out: T D.J. Humphries (concussion) –Questionable: WR John Brown (illness), CB Marcus Cooper (back, calf), LB Sio Moore (ankle), DT Robert Nkemdiche (ankle) LOS ANGELES RAMS –Doubtful: WR Kenny Britt (shoulder), T Rob Havenstein (ankle), CB Lamarcus Joyner (ankle) –Questionable: WR Mike […]

Five Top Luxury Travel Destinations For 2017 – Forbes

Five Top Luxury Travel Destinations For 2017 – Forbes

Looking to plan a bucket list trip in 2017? Here are five premier destinations to put on your travel wish list: Asilia Highlands geodesic domed tents dot the side of the Olmoti volcano near Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater. Tanzania: Asilia Highlands Tanzania is famed for its wildlife and spectacular scenery from pristine islands in the Indian Ocean […]

New Year fireworks declare ‘London is open’ – BBC News

New Year fireworks declare ‘London is open’ – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption Fireworks surrounded the London Eye during New Year celebrations The UK has marked the start of 2017 with a spectacular firework display and a declaration that “London is open”. Tens of thousands gathered on the banks of the Thames to watch the display immediately after Big Ben sounded its midnight […]

Creative industries are key to UK economy – The Guardian

The sector that, more than any other, wanted a different result in the EU referendum could now be at the heart of what we might call an international rescue mission. The creative industries, for nearly a decade the fastest-growing part of the economy, are Brand Britain. They play exactly into the prime minister’s stated three […]

UK companies ‘linked to Azerbaijan pipeline bribery scandal’ – The Guardian

Four British companies are alleged to have played a key part in a multimillion pound bribery scandal involving a leading Italian politician. Luca Volontè, a former member of the Union of the Centre party in Italy, has been accused of helping quash a human rights report criticising Azerbaijan, one of the world’s most authoritarian countries. […]

May in call for UK to unite after ‘divisive’ referendum – RTE.ie

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for the country to unite after the “divisive” Brexit referendum. Ms May said she would use the next 12 months to ensure Britain negotiates the right EU withdrawal deal for people whether they voted Leave or Remain. Acknowledging the social and economic divisions laid bare by the Brexit […]

Happy New Year! Clock chimes midnight in UK – Sky News

Glasses have been charged, hugs shared and Auld Lang Syne sung as 2017 arrived. London’s pyrotechnic extravaganza boasted 12,000 fireworks which produced 50,000 projectiles over 12 minutes. Tickets to the event along the River Thames were sold out, with 110,000 lucky spectators from 100 countries descending on the city centre to enjoy the fireworks. Image Caption: It […]

Istanbul Reina nightclub attack ‘leaves 35 dead’

Media captionEmergency services at Istanbul nightclub attack At least 35 people have lost their lives in an attack on a nightclub in Turkey, Istanbul’s governor has said. Among the dead at the Istanbul club is one police officer, Vasip Sahin stated, adding that it was a terror attack. At least another 40 were injured in […]

French workers get ‘right to disconnect’ from emails out of hours

French workers get ‘right to disconnect’ from emails out of hours

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The measure was signed into law in May France employees are getting the legal right to avoid work emails outside working hours. The new law, which has been dubbed the “right to disconnect”, comes into force on 1 January. Companies with more than 50 workers will be obliged to […]

Catalonia leader vows 2017 referendum on Spain independence

Catalonia leader vows 2017 referendum on Spain independence

Image copyright AP Image caption Carles Puigdemont took office just over a year ago Spain’s Catalonia region seems set on a new collision course with Madrid after a vow by its leader to hold an independence referendum in 2017. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont promised a “legal and binding” vote in his televised New Year’s speech. […]