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Month: January 2023

The Guardian

Iranian couple filmed dancing in Tehran are jailed for 10 years

Couple convicted of ‘encouraging corruption and public prostitution’ after video of dance at landmark tower went viral An Iranian court has handed jail sentences of more than 10 years each to a young couple who danced in front of one…

BBC

Government promises robust crypto regulation

Proposals are being set out as scandals and tumbling values raise questions about the industry’s future. Source

Top bunk battle: Late night hosts laugh at Super Bowl competition between brothers
CNN

Top bunk battle: Late night hosts laugh at Super Bowl competition between brothers

Late night hosts poked fun at the upcoming Super Bowl in which Travis and Jason Kelce will be the first brothers to ever play against each other in the NFL’s championship game. Source

The Guardian

‘Can’t make this stuff up’: California sinkhole devours cars despite warning signs

California highway patrol: ‘This was 100 percent preventable. There is no excuse. The signs are clear, visible, and unobstructed’ For the second time in two weeks, a sinkhole in a collapsed road in California has swallowed a vehicle after a…

The Guardian

Australia to overhaul approach to New Zealanders facing deportation

Length of time someone has lived in Australia will be taken into account when considering whether to deport Kiwis who have been sentenced to a year or more in prison Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates…

BBC

School strikes: Expense and workloads driving teachers out of job

Hundreds of schools in Wales will close due to the first of four planned days of teacher strikes. Source

The Guardian

EU committee votes to lift immunity from two MEPs amid ‘Qatargate’ inquiry

European parliament expected to back committee and strip Marc Tarabella and Andrea Cozzolino of immunity from prosecution A European parliament committee has voted to lift immunity from two MEPs after a request from Belgian authorities investigating the “Qatargate” bribery and…

BBC

Oscars 2023: Actress Andrea Riseborough keeps nomination despite 'concerns'

The campaign for the British actress sparked a Hollywood debate after her surprise nomination. Source

Ransomware attack closes schools in Nantucket
CNN

Ransomware attack closes schools in Nantucket

A ransomware attack forced the closure Tuesday of four public schools serving 1,700 students on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts, the school district’s superintendent said in an email to parents. Source

The Guardian

Tory peer withdraws ‘racially charged’ comments

Exclusive: Rami Ranger criticised over comments about Pakistani journalists A Conservative peer has apologised and withdrawn comments that were criticised for being “racially charged”, as a second referral about his conduct was made to the House of Lords standards watchdog….