Cents) tax on plastic bags, to be paid at the register with each purchase. Within a few weeks, the entire country’s plastic bag use was reduced by around 94 percent. Nobody in Ireland was injured or even irrevocably inconvenienced because of the ban in fact, everybody just got used to it and eventually started remembering to bring reusable grocery bags with them to the store, which they continue to do today..
SIR HSBC is right to raise concerns about the EU bankers bonus cap (Business, August 6). Introducing an arbitrary ratio linking bonuses to basic salary reduces the ability of banks to respond flexibly to market conditions. It also risks putting the EU at a competitive disadvantage to other international financial centres in Asia and America..
The president’s announcement has been met with a chorus of riticism from our allies. Reporter: It certainly has and put allies in a very, very difficult position. Theresa may who just met with Donald Trump last week said she does not agree with the ban, the foreign secretary Boris Johnson called it highly controversial while thousands of protesters filled the streets in London calling for may to cancel the invitation for trump to come visit.
Military and intelligence agencies are increasingly concerned about the vulnerability of space based systems. Both China and Russia have conducted tests of anti satellite weapons that could potentially knock military satellites from orbit. Harrison adds that ground based lasers can blind reconnaissance satellites, and spoofing signals can confuse GPS..
Soon Constant Comment was being sold at Bergdorf’s and Bloomingdales. But even then, says Cindi Bigelow, sales did not leap. “It was a very slow, gentle rise. Has been getting the majority of its revenues from the US market for over 30 years and we have seen many elections come and go. It is common in all election seasons for rhetoric and extreme personalities to shine. Inevitably we have found governments from both sides to eventually come up with sensible policies..
And Democrats are simply piling on. The DCCC report singles out more than a dozen vulnerable Republicans, including Reps. Mike Coffman, (R Colo.), Barbara Comstock (R Va.) and Bob Dold (R Ill.), who are already facing tough races and couldbe fatally harmed by Trump or Cruz at the top of the ticket..
A frenzied mob lynched two Muslim men to death on suspicion of cattle theft in a village of Jharkhand’s Godda district on Wednesday. Since 2016, five men have been lynched by mobs in three different attacks in the state. In one attack, a local BJP leader was convicted.