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Fracking has been banned in Scotland after 99% oppose it

Fracking has been banned in Scotland after 99% oppose it

A longstanding moratorium in Scotland on allowing planning permission would be made permanent, Wheelhouse added, until Holyrood was given the powers to control licensing of oil and gas exploration. Rose Dickinson, of Friends of the Earth England and Wales, said: "With all our nearest neighbours having banned or halted fracking, our government is increasingly out on a limb in pursuing it in England".


North Korea's leader needs to realize can't survive with nukes: Dunford

North Korea's leader needs to realize can't survive with nukes: Dunford

Tensions have escalated amid a war of words between Trump and the Kim regime over Pyongyang's pursuit of a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland. U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mattis suggested that the Trump administration was exploring a host of ways to influence the North, including through diplomacy.


Karnataka government 'identifies' Gauri Lankesh's killers

Karnataka government 'identifies' Gauri Lankesh's killers

Speaking to the media, the state's Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said, "We know who it is". "If there is no proper evidence when we file the charge sheet in the court, it won't stand". He has also served a notice to KFCC, which is the premiere body of Kannada films. He came in Bajaj Pulsar wearing a helmet, but his face is somewhat visible as the helmet didn't have a visor.


Top Congress leadership on bail, says PM Modi in poll-bound Himachal

Top Congress leadership on bail, says PM Modi in poll-bound Himachal

While addressing the gathering in Bilaspur , Modi said that he praised the sacrifices made by the people of Bilaspur and also gave them the credit that it is due to their sacrifices that the Bhakra Dam could be constructed. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, on Tuesday alleged that "false cases" are being framed against him. He said he wanted do a lot for Himachal, which he described as the "land of gods, fearless mothers and courageous soldiers" and added that there was ...


Family identifies Vancouver man killed in Las Vegas shooting

Family identifies Vancouver man killed in Las Vegas shooting

At least seven other Canadians were injured in the attack. His hand squeezed hers. Our hearts are with all those affected by last night's shooting . "You basically had to say 'DOA". She extended her sympathies to Jordan's parents. Though the contents of the phone couldn't be accessed without a password, Facebook messages began showing up on his screen.