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Kuwaitis In UK, Ireland Alerted Against Incoming Hurricane

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The State of Kuwait Embassy in the United Kingdom has urged the Citizens, namely students in Ireland and British cities and towns, to be cautious in anticipation of the forecast hurricane Ophelia The embassy in a statement called on the nationals to adhere to instructions declared by the local authorities. Both the diplomatic mission and the Kuwaiti Culture Office are contacting the Kuwaiti students in the UK and Ireland regarding procedures that must be taken for their safety.
Consulate staff are available round the clock, ready to offer any help required for the Kuwaiti Citizens.
The hurricane is reportedly barreling towards the UK with winds of up to 70 km/h. The mission is reachable on the following phone number: 00442075903400

 

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Etihad flight diverted after technical fault warning on board

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An Etihad Airways flight travelling from Abu Dhabi to Sydney made a safe landing at Australia’s Adelaide Airport early on Saturday after a warning indicator activated in the cockpit. The Boeing 777 passenger jet had 349 passengers on board who disembarked via emergency exits. Passengers would make their onward journeys via other airlines due to crew rest requirements, the airline said.

Unhappy employee quits job, spray-paints “up yours, I quit” on car

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#UK: A white Mercedes has been covered in angry graffiti such as ‘worst boss ever’ and ‘Up yours, I quit’. The expensive car was seen parked near Leeds Train Station this morning, where commuters were surprised to see it defaced in large black letters. It appears to have been done by an employee with a grudge, however it’s hard to tell for sure as whoever did it didn’t reveal their identity.

 

 

 

Thailand bans smoking on 20 popular tourist beaches

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#Bangkok: Those caught lighting up could face a year’s imprisonment as the government seeks to end pollution and drain damage on Thai beaches caused by discarded cigarette butts. The ban, which will come into play in November, will affect 20 beaches including Patong, Koh Khai Nok, Koh Khai Nai (Phuket); Hua Hin, Cha-Am, Khao Takiab (western province of Prachuap Khiri Khan); Pattaya, Jomtien, Bangsaen (eastern province of Chonburi) and Samila (Songkhla city). After a trial period, the ban is expected to be enforced on all Thai beaches, as well as on passenger and tourist boats, to tackle the problem of butts damaging the underwater environment. Anyone found to be breaking the law will face one year in jail or a maximum 100,000 baht fine, or both.