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Bolivia expels 5 Venezuelans accused of conspiring against Cuban Embassy

Bolivia expels 5 Venezuelans accused of conspiring against Cuban Embassy

World
March 18 (UPI) -- Bolivia's government has expelled several Venezuelans accused of conspiring against the Cuban Embassy in La Paz, Bolivian media reported Monday. Five Venezuelans had been detained in a migration case and confessed they were involved in political activities, Colombian minister Carlos Romero said, El Deber reported. They were part of a larger group in which eight other Venezuelans sought asylum, the report said. "They go hassle and attack the Cuban embassy, politically conspiring, then later accept they did this for money," Romero said. The total number of Venezuelans expelled for alleged conspiracy against the Cuban embassy is six, La Razon reported. Unlike neighbors Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Peru, Bolivia still formally recognizes Venezuelan President Nicol...
Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

Science
Large retailers have been accused of trying to water down a proposed scheme to improve rates of bottle recycling.Environmentalists say large and small drinks containers alike should carry a catch-all deposit of more than 15p.But retailers say small "on-the-go" bottles cause most litter, so large bottles should not be subject to a deposit as they are mostly recycled at home.Ministers are still considering whether to exempt bigger plastic containers from the plans. How do bottle recycling schemes work?The UK proposal, part of the Resources and Waste Strategy, is likely to copy one of the schemes adopted in other countries.In Norway for instance, the shopper pays a deposit on every bottle - the equivalent of 10p to 25p depending on ...

Lauren Goodger accused of ‘changing colour’ by fans in tan-talising bedroom snap

Entertainment
The former TOWIE star has jetted off to Dubai in recent weeks to escape the UK’s chilly climates.And Lauren Goodger appears to be having a grand old time on her luxury getaway.The 32-year-old has been uploading a slew of sizzling snaps of herself showcasing her very bronzed bod in a number of skimpy swimmers.But it appears that her latest offering has caused quite the stir.Uploading to Instagram on Wednesday, the TV personality put on a teasing display as she slipped into a bathrobe for a cheeky bedroom snap.Ensuring all eyes were on her, Lauren – who previously dated E! presenter, Mark Wright – threw a sassy pose as she playfully let her white garment fall off her shoulders, hinting at her ample cleavage.The babe added a bathrobe to her head and put on a pair of sunglass...
Piers Morgan accused of faking hospital stay for 'publicity' after fans notice THIS

Piers Morgan accused of faking hospital stay for 'publicity' after fans notice THIS

Entertainment
Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan shared a selfie from a hospital bed yesterday which left fans worrying.The 53-year-old assured them he was perfectly fine, captioning it: "Bad news: I'm not dying."I can only apologise for all the distress I know this will cause some people."While many of his followers wished him well, others accused him of making the whole situation up. Related Articles “You will do anything for publicity. Get well soon”A followerOne wrote: "Why has Piers Morgan got a hospital gown on with his own clothes underneath, publicity stunt?"A second said: "Didn't think anyone wore anything under a hospital gown. Strange. I might be wrong though."Somebody else commented: "You will do anything for publicity. Get well soon."Piers, who tagged his location as Bup...