News Headlines - 29 April 2017

Subway line services halted in Tokyo due to missile launch:The Asahi Shimbun

It was the first time that the operator has taken such precautions to confirm the safety of passengers and trains. Services were disrupted for 10 minutes, and an estimated 13,000 passengers were affected.

Sharp marks first operating profit in 3 years- Nikkei Asian Review

Sharp on Friday booked an operating profit of 62.45 billion yen ($561 million) for the fiscal year ended in March -- the company's first operating profit in three years. The previous year's figure was an operating loss of 161.96 billion yen.

Deutsche Bank executive warns thousands of UK roles at Brexit risk

A senior Deutsche Bank executive has warned that nearly half the German lender’s 9,000 staff in the UK could be forced to leave the country under pressure from regulators because of Brexit.

Germany agrees to ban full-face burka at work | Daily Mail Online

A draft law to ban German civil servants, judges and soldiers from wearing full-face burkas at work has been agreed by the country's parliament.
The move comes after Chancellor Angela Merkel called in December for a ban on full-face Muslim veils 'wherever legally possible'.

Ireland's bizarre genital sculptures revealed in new map | Daily Mail Online

The bizarre sculptures, found in medieval tower-houses, church sites and holy wells, have puzzled historians for decades.
Researchers have suggested the stone carvings, known as the Sheela-na-gigs, may represent fertility - or could even depict the wife of St Patrick.








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