by | February 21, 2018 | 20:30

The prime minister argued that shifting the whole burden of university tuition onto the shoulders of the taxpayers would force tax increases on those who do not go to university, would leave universities competing with schools and hospitals for scarce resources, and would necessitate a reintroduction of the cap on student numbers.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:21

Early reports from the now-named Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership look promising for New Zealand. The deal will reduce tariffs in economies that together amount to more than 13 per cent of global GDP - a total of $10 trillion.

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:15

The global trade secretary, Liam Fox, will also stress the benefits of high standards in a speech to the manufacturing industry on Tuesday, calling UK-produced goods "a kitemark of quality, innovation and world-leading technological advances".

by | February 21, 2018 | 19:06

Kim Yo Jong met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in during her time in the country and wrote about her "wishes" for closer ties in a guest book at South Korea's presidential office. North Korea has long protested the drills which it sees as an act of aggression, but Song said that postponing the drills did not directly lead to inter-Korean talks earlier this year.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:59

Shortly after the incident, news reporters interviewed David Hogg , a 17 year-old student who was lucky to escape the murder-spree unscathed. "It's unbelievable to me that these people are even saying this, and the fact that Donald Trump Jr.

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:45

Sharif was disqualified as the Prime Minister after the Supreme Court convicted him in the Panama Papers case previous year. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Awami Muslim League, Pakistan People's Party and others petitioned the apex court against the Elections Act 2017.

by | February 21, 2018 | 17:08

A circular was published by the Bihar School Examination Board, stating that the candidates attending the annual Secondary Examination "have to wear slipper in place of shoes and stocking on the exam day". Class 12th examination had already begun and 1000 students were expelled for cheating. All the candidates who had written the exam are eagerly waiting for the results.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:39

Looks like Uttar Pradesh will be next hub of development in #India. Also in attendance were CM Adityanath, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and business leaders Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani , Anand Mahindra among others. The summit is expected to witness the signing of MoUs between several countries with UP for investment in the state. "I welcome all the guests including industrialists".

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:34

City Union Bank (CUB) said that during its reconciliation process on February 7, 2018, it was found that 3 fraudulent remittances had gone through its SWIFT system to correspondent banks which were not initiated from its end. Just last week, Russia's central bank claimed an unnamed lender in the country had suffered a $6m loss after an attack exploited the Swift transfer system.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:31

Billa, who joined the force in 2016, was rushed to a nearby hospital at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, where he later died. He also identified the suspect as Robert Hollie who is also dead. "I am concerned about the officer's family, and I'm concerned about the rest of the officers who on a daily basis put their lives on the lives for the city", Mobile Councilman Fred Richard said.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:13

Lauding the work of Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, the Congress president said, "He (Sangma) ushered in an era of unprecedented growth and prosperity and by being one of the most hardworking chief ministers in the country, one can see tremendous development here".

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:50

Unemployment in the United Kingdom unexpectedly rose between October and December previous year, according to new data released by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday. United Kingdom pay growth is still slower than inflation, which is running at 3%. In December alone, total pay jumped by 2.8 percent, up from 2.3 percent in November.

by | February 21, 2018 | 15:00

James Wisniewski, Mark Arcobello and Garrett Roe also scored for the Americans, who took advantage of a 5-on-3 power play for hits on Donato and goaltender Ryan Zapolski. "I don't think it's hurting us that we had to play this extra game, " he said after the U.S. worked out a lot of its kinks as it topped Slovakia, 5-1, to set up a quarterfinal game late Tuesday night (10:10 p.m.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:55

Since the beginning of the Operation Olive Branch, 1,780 terrorists have been killed in Syria's Afrin district, the Turkish General Staff said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Turkey's offensive continued overnight, including shelling of the main Afrin town.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:52

The suspect in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Nikolas Cruz , makes a court appearance on a closed-circuit television screen during a bond hearing on February 15, 2018 . Cruz had been diagnosed with autism, a neurological disorder, as well as ADHD, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Grady's anger deepened the day after the shooting, when he heard news that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had failed to follow up on a tip about the former student who ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:49

He claimed he had been awoken by a large thud, having last seen his American wife the evening before when he left her in charge of the 11 metre (37ft) catamaran, Surf Into Summer . Now 18 months old, the little girl is at the center of a custody dispute between Bennet, who has dual Australian and British citizenship, and Hellmann's surviving family, who live in Florida.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:37

A spokesman from Kensington Palace said the assistant "will be working on Meghan Markle's programme". Prince Harry will take on an official leadership role with the Commonwealth in a bid to attract new generations to the organisation.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:26

The students will hold various rallies in Tallahassee and hold a news conference with Sen. He added that he hopes he and his classmates will change the minds of lawmakers to pass "common-sense laws like rigorous background checks". The NRA Foundation was supposed to prevent future school shootings . I'm not sure we have a choice. "I think it's outrageous", South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard told the Herald.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:27

Students, caught in what is becoming an increasingly acrimonious dispute, are demanding their voices be heard. It is staggering the university has refused to engage with the union and a real insult to staff and students. Sometimes principles cost money". "There will be significant strike action from Thursday". Striking staff will protest on picket lines at all entrances to the university from 8am, including the Parkinson Steps entrance.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:22

But he declined and said: "It's Valentine's Day and I don't go to school on Valentine's Day". I am going to shoot you dead. "You can't watch him every day". The Sneads also said the person who's been shown to the world since the shootings isn't the person they knew when he lived with them. "We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know", added Kimberly Snead , 49, a neonatal nurse.

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:21

Salim Lone, an adviser to Raila Odinga, told local media: "A court order was immediately served on the airport immigration office for the return of their passports, but the officers refused to carry out the court order and the passports were not returned".

by | February 21, 2018 | 14:07

A tough water-saving regime and the generosity of farmers have given South Africa's main tourist hub welcome respite from a severe drought and helped push back a dreaded " Day Zero " when Cape Town's taps are expected to run dry. Efforts to reduce the consumption of bottled water throughout the week have been made, which includes trucking in 700 cases of bottled water from Gauteng for player hydration and operational areas and thus helping further stress on local resources.

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:45

After another successful anti-ballistic missile defense system test, Israel added a layer of protection to its skies. The Defence Ministry says Monday's successful mission test of the Arrow-3 interceptor is "a major milestone" in Israel's ability to defend itself "against current and future threats in the region".

by | February 21, 2018 | 13:10

On Tuesday, Hogg denied the allegations and said it was disturbing that Trump Jr. liked the post . Ohio Governor John Kasich called the president's remarks "absurd". "I'm a big believer in the First Amendment and right to free speech, but there are certain things that are so graphic as it relates to violence, and things that are so pornographic on a whole other front that we allow to pass under the guise of free speech, which arguably are", Bevin told the Enquirer.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:57

Heavy rain warnings, including severe gales, are in place for Nelson and Buller from 9am on Tuesday, with 150-200mm of rain expected to fall west of Motueka. Anyone in the Marlborough Sounds, especially campers, trampers and boaties should leave the area today. Be aware of fast rising streams and river levels.