UN nuclear watchdog is ‘deeply concerned’ over ‘undeclared material’ at Iranian site 

UN nuclear watchdog is ‘deeply concerned’ over ‘undeclared material’ at Iranian site UN atomic watchdog ‘deeply concerned’ by possible nuclear material at Iran site Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium now over 14 times limit set by world powers   It is the latest in a string of violations of 2015 nuclear deal with world powers By … Read more

Female cartoon characters on Iranian TV must wear a hijab, Ayatollah rules 

Female cartoon characters on Iranian TV must wear a hijab, Ayatollah rules  Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said it is ‘required’ for women in cartoons and anime films to wear a hijab He said it must be followed because of ‘the consequences of not wearing a hijab’  Activists have condemned the move as ‘toxic’ , … Read more

Iran stops snap inspections of its nuclear sites as it pressures Joe Biden to lift sanctions

Iran has called a halt to ‘snap’ nuclear inspections as leaders pile pressure on the US to rejoin a nuclear treaty that was torn up by Donald Trump. Tehran had threatened to suspend most inspections starting Sunday if the United States failed to lift sanctions and return to the terms of the treaty. But after … Read more

Iranian judo fighter poses with Israeli rival as he competes in Tel Aviv against Tehran’s order

An Iranian judo world champion has been pictured posing with his Israeli rival as he is competing in an international contest in Tel Aviv against the wishes of Tehran. Saeid Mollaei defected to Germany after he disobeyed a direct order from Iran’s minister to withdraw from the 2019 Judo World Championships in Japan to avoid … Read more

Checking in… Former Lib Dem leader Vince Cable talks about his holiday memories

Checking in… Former Lib Dem leader Vince Cable reveals how he drove to India via the USSR and Iran, was interned as a spy suspect in Pakistan and the joys of the Nürburgring By York Membery for the Daily Mail Published: 10:39 GMT, 2 February 2021 | Updated: 10:39 GMT, 2 February 2021 Vince Cable … Read more

The winning images in the Art of Building photography contest 2020 revealed

Move over, Mother Nature.  These amazing images show just how beautiful the man-made world can be.  They are the stunning winning and shortlisted shots in the Art of Building photography contest, now in its 11th year, which is run by the British Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) to celebrate creativity in the construction industry.  The competition’s judges … Read more

Joe Biden will ‘head to the Cornwall for his first overseas trip’

Joe Biden’s first overseas trip as president will be to a tiny Cornish seaside village for the G7 summit, it is understood.  Carbis Bay in Britain’s most southerly county has a population of just over 3,000 and is set to host the first in-person meeting of the G7 in almost two years in June. The trip … Read more

Biden will reverse a host of Trump policies in a series of executive orders on his first day

Joe Biden will be keeping busy during the first days of his presidency after vowing to enact several executive orders right away while on the campaign trail. Among the promises Biden has made include mask mandates, striking down the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries, and having the United States rejoin the Paris Climate Accord. … Read more

Iran launches missiles in drill amid tensions over nuclear program

Iran launches missiles and shows off two new warships during navy drills among heightened tensions over its nuclear program  Iran’s navy began a short-range missile drill in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday   The two-day missile drill was being held in the gulf’s southeastern waters Trump in 2018 unilaterally withdrew the U.S. from Iran’s nuclear … Read more

Iran launches missiles and shows off two new warships during navy drills

Iran launches missiles and shows off two new warships during navy drills among heightened tensions over its nuclear program  Iran’s navy began a short-range missile drill in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday   The two-day missile drill was being held in the gulf’s southeastern waters Trump in 2018 unilaterally withdrew the U.S. from Iran’s nuclear … Read more