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Court upholds drug charges against De Lima

Court upholds drug charges against De Lima

Senator Leila de Lima will stay in detention as the majority of Supreme Court (SC) justices voted to deny her petition to dismiss drug-related charges and nullify the arrest order issued against her by a Muntinlupa court.

Skipping breakfast may damage arteries

Skipping breakfast may damage arteries

Are you in the habit of missing your breakfast every day? Beware, you may be at an increased risk of atherosclerosis, a condition in which the arteries tend to harden and narrow due to a build-up of plaque, researchers have warned.

Police arrest 5 after homemade bomb found in Paris

Police arrest 5 after homemade bomb found in Paris

French police arrested five people, including one on a terror watchlist after discovering a suspected home-made bomb in one of Paris's most exclusive neighbourhoods at the weekend, officials said.

Missing MH370's mystery 'almost inconceivable,' report says

Missing MH370's mystery 'almost inconceivable,' report says

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was ‘almost inconceivable and certainly societally unacceptable,’ the Australian investigation unit that conducted the search said Tuesday.

Uber’s UK boss quits as firm battles to keep London licence

Uber’s UK boss quits as firm battles to keep London licence

Uber’s top boss in Britain will quit the taxi hailing app, according to an e-mail seen by Reuters yesterday, as the company prepares to meet the London transport regulator in a bid to keep operating in one of its most important foreign markets.

Cabinet allows QTA to help in setting up tourism companies

Cabinet allows QTA to help in setting up tourism companies

The Cabinet has permitted Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) to take the necessary measures to set up, in co-ordination with the entities concerned, tourism companies in the country.

QNB renews its sponsorship of top Qatari football tournaments for six seasons

QNB renews its sponsorship of top Qatari football tournaments for six seasons

‘We are confident that this sponsorship will contribute to achieving the goals of the sports organisations concerned and the objectives desired by the State of Qatar in the sports field’

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Eating disorders linked to history of theft: study

Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft – often petty thefts like shoplifting – compared to peers without eating disorders, according to results from a large Swedish study.

HMC expert stresses the importance of breastfeeding

HMC expert stresses the importance of breastfeeding

A breastfeeding specialist from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) stressed the importance of breastfeeding babies from birth. He was addressing a workshop recently organised at Al Wakra Hospital in recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, held each year from August 1 to 7.

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

A 12-year-old Latvian girl was killed on Monday when a tree uprooted by a storm struck a tent near the Swiss capital Berne, police said.

Victims call for attack masterminds to hang

Victims call for attack masterminds to hang

Anger was growing in Pakistan yesterday as the grief-stricken relatives of 26 people killed by a suicide bomber in Lahore a day earlier buried their loved ones and demanded the government publicly hang the masterminds of the attack.

Spain’s Balearic Islands ban bull killing in corridas

Spain’s Balearic Islands ban bull killing in corridas

Spain’s Balearic Islands yesterday banned the killing of bulls in corridas in a decision feted by animal rights activists but decried by supporters of the controversial, centuries-old tradition.