The government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced a bill that would empower adults to possess 30 grams of marijuana in public. Canada’s proposed bill permits houses to grow four marijuana plants.
Crown Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, hosted at Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest a ceremony followed by dinner to celebrate two decades of the Royal Family’s public engagements, in the country and abroad, with the support of the Government, on behalf of Romania.
Brazil, the world’s biggest beef and poultry exporter, has been hit allegations of corrupt practices in its meat industry. Police have halted exports by 21 meat processers suspected of bribing inspectors to issue them bogus health certificates for rotten meat.
Proclaiming “Europe is our common future,” 27 leaders of the European Union signed a statement on March 25 in Rome declaring their commitment to integrating the Continent even as a series of crises has weakened the efforts and Britain prepares to leave the bloc.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that it had received 318 nominations for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. That’s down from 376 last year, which set a record, but it remains the next-highest number of candidates in the history of the prize.
This year Christie is celebrating 11th anniversary in Dubai, which reflects how young the market is in the Middle East. Since then the market has grown exponentially. This upturn has been fuelled by a growing appreciation and understanding of Middle Eastern artists and their markets.
With exception of official photos of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge holding hands as they climbed to Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan, there are few images of them being physically affectionate. Since then, Kate and Will have kept public displays of affection (PDA) to a minimum.
Despite the popularity of horoscopes, most people don’t really want to know their futures, a new study from Europe suggests. That’s particularly true if future events are negative, such as the person’s death, the study found.
While speaking at a high school in North Iceland President Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson was asked how he felt about pineapples as a pizza topping and replied by saying if he could pass laws he would ban the topping throughout the country.
Ben Weyts, Belgian minister of mobility for the Dutch-speaking region of Flanders, arrived by bike to a news conference to promote cycling, only to find it had been stolen when he left half an hour later.
The US Homeland Security Department is warning the public about an unusual cybersecurity flaw for one manufacturer’s implantable heart devices that could allow hackers to remotely take control of a person’s defibrillator or pacemaker.
The Japanese government has started to discuss a plan to arrange for Emperor Akihito to abdicate on Dec. 23, 2018, which is his 85th birthday, and for Crown Prince Naruhito (56) to ascend the throne on that day or the following day, a government announced.