Saturday, 4th January Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
After the 2018 August power outage, power regulator Ofgem has fined RWE, Hornsea One Ltd and UK Power Networks a total sum of £10.5 million. In addition to that, an action plan is set to be implemented to prevent such power outages in the future.
Four generations of the royal family posed for a photographic portrait to ring in the new decade. Following the death of Qassem Soleimani, British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab has warned its nationals to avoid travelling to Iraq and Iran.
Friday’s attack on Baghdad airport, authorised by U.S. President Donald Trump, was a major escalation in a “shadow war” in the Middle East between Iran and the United States and American allies, principally Israel and Saudi Arabia. Thousands of mourners gathered in Baghdad on Saturday ahead of a funeral procession for those killed in the U.S. airstrike. After the attack, U.S. citizens working for foreign oil companies in the southern Iraqi city of Basra were also instructed to leave the country on Friday.
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