Day: August 7, 2011

Norway killer was on drugs: lawyer

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald The Norwegian who admitted to the Oslo bombing and Utoya island massacre that killed 77 people had traces of drugs in his blood at the time of his arrest. Samples were taken from Anders Behring Breivik after his arrest on July 22, his lawyer said […]

Fiery chef turns up heat on in-laws

Gordon Ramsay claims his wife’s father stole $2.3 million from their company to fund a secret second family, writes Jonathan Wynne-Jones By Jonathan Wynne-Jones, The Sunday Telegraph He is notorious for the fiery rows that boil over in his restaurants’ kitchens, but now Gordon Ramsay has turned up the heat […]

Netanyahu warns ‘government can’t satisfy everyone’

Day after 300,000-strong protests across Israel Netanyahu warns ‘government can’t satisfy everyone’ PM announces formation of special economic team to address soaring costs of living; team includes government ministers, academics and experts from private sector. …. “We will listen to everyone,” Netanyahu said at a government meeting Sunday. “We won’t […]

UK condemns Israeli settlement plan

The British Foreign Office has condemned Israel’s plan to build 930 new housing units in the illegal settlement of Har Homa in the southern East al-Quds (Jerusalem). “I condemn yesterday’s announcement by the Government of Israel to approve the construction of over 900 housing units which will expand significantly the […]

100 medical specialists resign in Israel

Senior doctors join more than 1,000 residents who have resigned over wages, endangering system Hundreds more residents handed in their resignations Sunday, effectively joining the 1,000 who already resigned at the end of last week. Joining the residents were also 100 specialists from Rambam Hospital in Haifa. Senior doctors at […]