Princess Latifa: Police receive letter calling for new probe into disappearance of royal’s sister

Cambridgeshire Police have confirmed they have received a letter relating to the disappearance of Princess Shamsa, a daughter of Dubai’s ruler. It comes after the BBC said it had seen the letter from Shamsa’s younger sister Princess Latifa, calling for the police to re-investigate the case from 20 years ago. The force said: “We can confirm officers have recently received […]

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AstraZeneca backlash: Thousands of Italian doctors launch bitter attack on UK vaccine

Vaccine: Anna Maria Chiuri criticises EU’s ‘huge problem’ When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The group have urged the country’s health ministry […]

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Getting ready for Spacs

Spacs, or “special purpose acquisition companies”, might soon be coming to Singapore. The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is considering allowing some version of Wall Street’s hottest investment product, which provides investors with an unusual route to taking stakes in innovative companies, to list in Singapore this year. SGX is about to launch a public consultation exercise with financial industry players to […]

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Finance Minister says RBNZ ‘now required to consider housing’

Finance Minister Grant Robertson says “the Reserve Bank is now required to consider housing” when making monetary and financial policy decisions. Changes have been made to the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee’s remit requiring it to take into account government policy relating to more sustainable house prices, while working towards its objectives. This announcement follows a letter Robertson wrote to RBNZ […]

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Ecuador: Inmates ‘beheaded and dismembered’ as 79 killed in prison riots

Dozens of inmates have died, with some reportedly beheaded and dismembered, during a series of riots at prisons in Ecuador this week. Following one of the bloodiest outbreaks of prison violence in the country’s history, authorities regained control of the facilities in three cities after raids by hundreds of police officers and military personnel. According to reports, coordinated fights broke […]

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