Oct 262013

Easier UK visas for Chinese proposed: Britain’s finance minister, Chancellor George Osborne, has announced that the UK will relax its visa restrictions for Chinese nationals. He made the announcement at the start of his week-long visit to China, which is being seen as an opportunity to improve business for British companies and increase Chinese investment in the UK.
14 October 2013


Canadian wins Nobel Prize for Literature: This year’s Nobel Prize for Literature has gone to the Canadian writer Alice Munro. She is highly praised for her short stories which focus on life in the part of Canada where she has spent most of her time.
11 October 2013


People arrested for attempted nuclear site sabotage : The Iranian media says at least four people have been arrested for trying to sabotage a nuclear site. No details have been given so far of their nationality or which nuclear site they are alleged to have been trying to damage.
7 October 2013


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