Electric Nissan Juke and Qashqai will be inspired by ‘Hyper’ Concepts

Electric Nissan Juke and Qashqai will be inspired by ‘Hyper’ Concepts

Nissan confirmed it will build all-electric future versions of its Juke and Qashqai SUVs alongside the next-gen Leaf at its plant in Sunderland, UK, and said the new EVs will be inspired by its “Hyper” series of concepts recently unveiled at Japan Mobility Show. The Japanese automaker announced it is investing a total of up to 3 billion pounds ($3.75 billion) in the production of the three EVs, the construction of three battery gigafactories with partner Envision AESC—one more than initially planned—and related infrastructure at its plant in Sunderland, UK….

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Former SNP leader’ Alex Salmond and his lawyer release statements in relation to Nicola Sturgeon and ‘tawdry business’ as legal action launched against Scottish Government

Former SNP leader’ Alex Salmond and his lawyer release statements in relation to Nicola Sturgeon and ‘tawdry business’ as legal action launched against Scottish Government

Former first minister Alex Salmond has confirmed he has launched legal action against the Scottish Government, saying the “day of reckoning” over the handling of harassment complaints against him “will inevitably come”. Both the former SNP leader and his lawyer Gordon Dangerfield have released statements in relation to the case. Here are the statements from Mr Salmond and Mr Dangerfield: “Throughout this tawdry business I have done my talking in court or in front of Parliament. That has resulted in victory in the Court of Session and being cleared of…

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Heartbroken mother weeps over the coffin of Hamas hostage Noa Marciano after she and another were found dead in hospital complex

Heartbroken mother weeps over the coffin of Hamas hostage Noa Marciano after she and another were found dead in hospital complex

Heartbroken mother weeps over the coffin of Hamas hostage Noa Marciano after she and another were found dead in hospital complex where Israel is searching for Hamas HQ The heartbroken mother of a soldier held captive by Hamas terrorists today wept over her daughter’s coffin after the 19-year-old and another hostage were found dead in Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital complex. Overcome with grief, Adi Marciano broke down in tears as she placed her hand on her daughter Noa’s coffin during an emotional service for the soldier in the central Israeli city…

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EPRA, Family and Friends End of the Year Fundraising Party 2023

EPRA, Family and Friends End of the Year Fundraising Party 2023

EPRA Leadership and Entrepreneurial Family and Friends end-of-the-year party and fundraising is a fantastic opportunity to come together as a community, enjoy a delicious meal, and support a great cause. Throughout the evening, you’ll be inspired by the powerful stories of the many leaders, beautiful recitations, and engaging speakers. Indulge in a delightful evening filled with a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, Dinner Meal, Cash Bar, Business Exhibition, Networking, Games, Raffle Draw, American Auction, Fashion Show, Life Talks, live entertainment, DJ Music and Dance Party. Proceeds from the event…

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UK mortgage arrears rise as borrowers feel squeeze, says Nationwide

UK mortgage arrears rise as borrowers feel squeeze, says Nationwide

Nationwide has warned that mortgage arrears are rising as the building society reported increased profits on the back of higher interest rates. Higher borrowing costs after the Bank of England raised interest rates 14 times since the end of 2021 have caused financial pain for some mortgage holders while benefiting savers. Nationwide said its residential mortgage arrears had increased from historically low levels but were below the industry average. Related: New mortgage deal falls below 5% in ‘watershed moment’ for UK homeowners The lender added: “Further increases in arrears from…

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I thought 15-year-old Emmanuel would fall in love with someone his age; says’’ Brigitte Macron

I thought 15-year-old Emmanuel would fall in love with someone his age; says’’ Brigitte Macron

Emmanuel Macron’s wife and former teacher thought he would “fall in love with someone his [own] age” after he was moved from the school where she taught him. In an interview, Brigitte Macron said she put off marriage to her ex-pupil by a decade because she feared her three children’s lives would have been ruined if she had made her relationship with a teenager their age official. The French president was 15 when he fell for his married drama teacher, Brigitte Auzière, then 40, at the Catholic Providence school in…

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Indian authorities contact Thai cave rescue team as urgency increases to reach trapped men

Indian authorities contact Thai cave rescue team as urgency increases to reach trapped men

Indian authorities trying to rescue dozens of workers trapped for more than 90 hours deep inside a Himalayan mountain have reached out for international help, contacting the Thai team that rescued a boys’ soccer team from a flooded cave in 2018. The 40 men have been trapped since a tunnel collapsed during construction work in northern Uttarakhand state on Sunday, with rescue efforts becoming more urgent amid reports some are becoming ill. Four days after the incident, authorities flew in a high-powered drill from the capital New Delhi to begin…

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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocks southern Philippines

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocks southern Philippines

A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake has shaken the southern Philippines, the US Geological Survey said, causing people to flee buildings and part of a shopping mall ceiling to collapse. No tsunami threat was issued after the quake struck off Sarangani province on the main southern island of Mindanao at a depth of 78 kilometres (48 miles) at 0814 GMT, the USGS said in a statement on Friday. There were no immediate reports of casualties but the quake was felt across a wide area of the mountainous island. A photo shared…

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Israel soldiers found the Hamas tunnel under Al Shifa hospital

Israel soldiers found the Hamas tunnel under Al Shifa hospital

People search through buildings, destroyed during Israeli air strikes in the southern Gaza Strip. The army released a video it said showed a tunnel entrance in an outdoor area of Al Shifa, Gaza’s biggest hospital. The video, which Reuters could not immediately verify, showed a deep hole in the ground, littered with and surrounded by concrete and wood rubble and sand. It appeared the area had been excavated; a bulldozer appeared in the background. The army said its troops also found a vehicle in the hospital containing a large number…

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Lagos PDP to investigation Appeal Court verdict on Sanwo-Olu’s election

Lagos PDP to investigation Appeal Court verdict on Sanwo-Olu’s election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will review the Appeal Court’s ruling which affirmed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s victory in the March 18 governorship election in the state. A three-member panel of the appeal court led by Justice Yargata Nimpar on Wednesday evening dismissed the appeals filed by the Labour Party governorship candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, and his PDP counterpart, Abdulazeez Adediran aka Jandor, for lack of merit. It held that the PDP candidate failed to prove the allegations of forgery and non-qualification against Sanwo-Olu and his deputy. The PDP Publicity Secretary in…

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