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Thursday, November 8th, 2018


Thousand Oaks: Ex-Marine Ian David Long identified as suspect

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSurvivors of California shooting describe what they saw. A US Marine Corps veteran with suspected mental health issues killed 12 people in a busy bar in California, including a policeman, officials say. The shooting began at 23:20 local time on Wednesday in Thousand Oaks about 40 miles (65km) north-west of Los Angeles. At least 200 people were reportedly inside the Borderline Bar and Grill, which was hosting a student line-dancing night. Police named the suspectRead More

China’s Xiaomi enters UK with phones, wristband and scooter

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Image copyright Xiaomi Image caption Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is distinguished by its transparent glass back Xiaomi – the world’s fourth bestselling handset maker – has added the UK to is growing list of markets. The Chinese firm’s initial line-up for the country includes three smartphones, a fitness-tracking wristband and an electric scooter. It is also opening a shop in London’s Westfield Shepherd’s Bush shopping centre, which also has an Apple store. The launch expands its presence in Western Europe, where it isRead More

Oxford University denies it rejected Stormzy scholarship

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Image copyright Getty Images The University of Oxford has denied claims it rejected an offer by Stormzy to fund two black students through a scholarship scheme. It told Radio 1 Newsbeat it “admires” his commitment but it had not “received or turned down any offer or proposal”. It comes after Stormzy claimed the university rejected his scholarship idea – which has since been taken up by the University of Cambridge. Newsbeat has contacted the rapper’s representatives for a comment. At an event forRead More

Duke of York: Keep ‘engaging’ with Saudis

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Image copyright Getty Images The Duke of York has said his initiative to support entrepreneurs should continue “engaging” with Saudi Arabia, despite the killing last month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi rulers, was killed inside the country’s consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. The Duke said the journalist’s death was an “awful state of affairs”. But he added Pitch@Palace should not stop “encouraging and supporting, starting and growing businesses”. He told the BBC young Saudis should not “take theRead More