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Iran has long accused Israel of killing its nuclear scientists | Iran’s nuclear program

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh may be the highest ranking Iranian nuclear scientist to have been assassinated, but he is certainly not the first, having joined at least four others over the past decade.In the assassinations that Iran said were aimed at sabotaging its nuclear energy ambitions, failing to recognize the use of weapons technology, the country has always pointed the finger at Israel, its regional arch enemy.Israel maintains a policy of not commenting on such accusations. Meanwhile, the United States, whom Iran accuses of complicity, has denied the accusations.Yet Israel has long cited its enemy's promises to destroy it. It says, often without specifics, that it has the right to defend itself by preventing Iran from becoming a military nuclear power. The country's foreign intelligence...

Obituary of Sir John Meurig Thomas | Chemistry

John Meurig Thomas, who died aged 87, exemplified a generation of British chemists who linked a long-gone era of industrial prowess and innovation with the forefront of atomic-scale nanotechnologies. His field of expertise, solid-state catalysis, underpins the growth of the fine chemicals and petrochemicals industries, but may now hold the key to sustainable green technologies for energy and chemical processing.In addition to making world-leading contributions in that area, Thomas was recognized for his passion for communicating science to a wide audience. As director of the Royal Institution, London, he was co-presenter of the 1987 Christmas Lectures, established in 1825 by Thomas idol Michael Faraday, and his knighthood in 1991 was "for services to chemistry and the popularization o...

Almost 250,000 Spaniards have registered as UK residents for the post-Brexit era

Ivannia SalazarFOLLOWLondon Correspondent Updated:11/27/2020 18: 56h save Related newsEuropean citizens who wish to continue living in the United Kingdom after the BrexiOnce the transition period is over, they have until June 30, 2021 to register in the "Settlement Scheme", the registration system established by the British Government that allows confirming residence in the country, as long as they have arrived earlier December 31st.So far, according to the latest figures provided by the British authorities, 246,600 Spanish they have signed up. Of that total number of requests, 237,500 have already been processed. 46% of these applicants have been granted the status of settled, for having lived in the nation for more than five years, while 52% have received the pre-seated...

The hospital denounces the young woman reduced with a Taser

Moment of the action of the Mossos. The young woman reduced last Wednesday by the Mossos d'Esquadra with an electric gun at the doors of a medical center in Sabadell (Barcelona) has been reported by the doctor who treated her and by the hospital management for threats and for the damage caused, which forced the premises to close for two hours. As sources close to the case have informed Efe, the management of the Vallesan medical center and the doctor who treated him before being reduced have filed complaints before the Mossos d'Esquadra against the young woman, 26, of whom several witnesses assure that he showed great aggressive...

Professionals of digital Education investigate the technological capacity of the province

Round table on digital skills and education INFORMATION Professionals of the digital education investigate the current situation of the province in terms of digital competence, within the framework of a project promoted by the Provincial Council of Alicante, the University of Alicante (UA) and the Miguel Hernández de Elche University (UMH) from the Digital Intelligence Center of the Province of Alicante, CENID. The UA professor, Rosabel Roig Vila, responsible for the project, considers that "the digital skills they are necessary for citizens to develop personally and professionally; that are, ultimately, par...

The XII Xixona Christmas Fair starts with the launch of its online platform

The XII Xixona Christmas Fair starts with the launch of its online platform The Christmas Fair de Xixona is launched with the presentation of its online platform, which is already active. The fifty exhibitors participating in the twelfth edition of the event will promote their products and services through this website, which includes the Christmas program, as well as links to videos and online content. Especially, nougat and Christmas sweets. The City Council and the Association of Entrepreneurs, Merchants and Professionals of Xixona (AEX) have today presented the website of the Xixona Christmas Fair, which this year will tak...

Employees of Maradona’s funeral home leak photos of his shrouded body | Global World Blog

In the early hours of Thursday, a funeral home in Buenos Aires receives an important order: it must cover the body of Diego Armando Maradona, who had died hours before at his home. The remains of the Argentine star have passed through the morgue, where forensics confirmed a natural death. Tens of thousands of Argentines wait in front of the Casa Rosada, where the burning chapel will be. The work at the funeral home has been hard and the employees can't resist the temptation. They take out their cell phones and take photos of what they consider to be their life's work. In one of them, a man looks at the camera, puts his right hand on Maradona's forehead and raises his left thumb. In another, two people smile at the lens (there is also a raised thumb, this time protected by a latex ...

Good Intentions, Doubtful Results – Information

This is the case of what happens with Civic Coexistence Ordinance that the Alicante City Council plans to launch. The reasons that originate this regulation is "to become an effective instrument to deal with the situations and circumstances that occur in the public space and that may affect the coexistence of people or alter it," he continues by stating "the Ordinance intends preserve public space as a place of coexistence and civility, in which all people can freely develop their activities of free movement, leisure, meeting and recreation, with full respect for the dignity and rights of others. " When reading this one can think that it is a good i...

Black Friday 2020: why is Black Friday called like this and 4 other curiosities about the famous shopping day

Drafting BBC World NewsNovember 22, 2018Updated 9 minutesImage source, Getty ImagesCaption, Have you ever wondered where the name of Black Friday comes from?In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the United States and other nations of the world celebrate the so-called Black Friday or Black Friday, the day of discounts and purchases in which millions of people overflow stores and shopping centers.This year, however, it will be different: according to surveys by several US firms, more than 65% of consumers chose to make purchases online, due to fears of contagion from covid-19.It is an unprecedented context for a date that generally causes large movements of people and enormous expenses, and in which physical stores and their internet portals are filled with special offers and promoti...

WHO warns that despite the vaccine there will continue to be supercontagators

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. EP Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned this Friday at a press conference that the coronavirus, since while they are being administered to priority groups people known as "super contagioners" will remain. "We hope that vaccination will help control the transmission of the virus, but until we know how they work in real life or we have more details about how the virus is transmitted, We cannot think that with the arrival of vaccines the virus will be eradicated", said the director of Health Emergencies of the WHO, Michael Ryan. ...