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Miss Allan, 21, had drunk four pints when she got behind the wheel of her car in August 2016. (Facebook)
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A jailed university student was being 'terrorised' by inmates and was 'forced to parade naked' in front of prison staff before she took her own life in her jail cell, according to her devastated parents.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton (AFP)
19:14 GMT
National security adviser John Bolton will meet with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Tuesday, just days after President Donald Trump announced the United States would pull out a Reagan-era nuclear treaty.
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri (Twitter)
19:08 GMT
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri on Monday denied reports that a dispute over the government’s justice portfolio was delaying the unveiling of a new cabinet lineup.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan (AFP)
19:01 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will reveal all the details in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a speech to lawmakers Monday.
18:46 GMT
Spanish midfielder Gabi believes Al Sadd will create history if they can reverse a one-goal deficit against Persepolis and advance...
Persepolis team
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Persepolis football team coach Branko Ivankovic knows well about the difficult match against Qatari giants Al Sadd in Tehran on Tuesday.
Al Sadd team
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Al Sadd football team coach Jesualdo Ferreira says they have come to Tehran to beat Persepolis and book a place in the final match of the AFC Champions League.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with the Danish prime minister (AFP)
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen agreed on the process toward complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
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Security cameras were rolling at a Chinese train station when a curious toddler climbed onto a baggage belt and went through the X-ray scanner.
Halima Aden at a previous event. (Source: AFP)
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Somali-American, hijab-wearing model Halima Aden is set to touch down in Dubai as she will be launching the Max Mara capsule collection in The Dubai Mall on Monday night.
Jessica Kahawaty was named an 'Outstanding Ambassador to Lebanon and Australia.' (Source: jessicakahawaty - Instagram)
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Lebanese-Australian model and TV show host Jessica Kahawaty was honored with an award at an Australia Lebanon Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ALCCI) event in Melbourne this week.
Iran national football team
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Iranian Minister of Sport and Youth Masoud Soltanifar welcomed the offer of Azeri Ambassador to Tehran Bonyad Huseynov...
Jerusalem (Shutterstock)
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U.S. President Donald Trump had decided to alter a few articles of the “deal of the century” for the Palestinian-Israeli struggle, making “Jerusalem the capital of two states, Palestine and Israel.”
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The world's longest sea bridge is set to open this week, connecting the cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland of the Chinese city of Zhuhai, as part of a broader contentious plan to integrate the special administrative regions into China.
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A man was sentenced to 10 years in jail by a Dubai court after he was caught at Dubai airport with 61 capsules of heroin in his stomach.
15:12 GMT
A British woman's winter weather fashion accessory is going viral due to its unusual appearance -- a "nosewarmer" that's like earmuffs for the nose.
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An Ethiopian hospital has taken out at least 120 nails, three needles, two tooth-picks and pieces of broken glass from a mentally-ill man's stomach, according to local media reports.
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15:04 GMT
This is the stunning moment a pair of vicunas appear to hug as they smash into one another in a violent turf war in the remote Atacama Desert.
14:59 GMT
The president of Thai Airways has been forced to make a public apology after a flight was delayed in Switzerland because two off-duty pilots demanded to sit in first class.
The 62-year-old tourist, David Humphries, died while having a family holiday in one of the Red Sea resort of Hurghada on September 18, 2018. (Socialmedia)
14:22 GMT
A British tourist who died on a family holiday in Egypt and then returned back to the UK with his heart and kidneys missing has become the main topic on social media among Egyptians after British media reports confirmed the incident.
Yan'anlu Mosque in Urumqi, Xinjiang closed off by razor wire. Courtesy of Dr. Joanne Finley
14:05 GMT
Photographs acquired by Al Bawaba offer a rare insight into Xinjiang, a region that is subject to a total media blackout by the CCP.
Pose for pictures with Premier League and Carabao Cup in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
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Pose for pictures with Premier League and Carabao Cup in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
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12:58 GMT
International Cricket Council's (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit General Manager, Alex Marshall has said that the cricket's international...
12:54 GMT
A love poem written in Urdu on the rocks at Jebel Jais has prompted a stern warning and a Dh500 fine for the perpetrator.
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The wife of Mahmoud Nazmy, who was arrested and verbally confessed to killing his two children in August, has denied that her husband was capable of the crime, stressing that his relationship with his sons was “very good”.
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12:32 GMT
The usual question asked by tricky job recruiters, “Where do you see yourself in five to ten years?” is the focus of a new survey by the European Union Training Foundation (ETF), conducted in the EU neighbourhood countries ahead of a global conference on the future of work.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (AFP)
12:19 GMT
Canada, Australia and New Zealand have condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Map locating the two areas Baqoura and Ghamar, known in Israel as: Naharayim and Zofar. (Socialmedia)
12:19 GMT
Following the Jordanian Kings announcement that Jordan will terminate the annexes of Baqoura and Ghamr with Israel, reactions from Israel, Jordan and internationally have began to come in.
Israeli prisons (Shutterstock)
12:16 GMT
An Israeli ministerial committee has approved a bill to deny visits to Hamas members in Israeli prisons, according to Israeli daily Haaretz on Monday.
Germany's minister of economy and energy Peter Altmaier (Twitter)
12:08 GMT
Germany has called on its EU partners on Monday to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia amid doubts over Riyadh’s explanation on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Israeli soldiers (AFP)
12:04 GMT
Israeli soldiers have shot dead a Palestinian who they claim attempted to attack one of them with a knife in the occupied West Bank.
Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee (Twitter)
11:48 GMT
The secretary of the PLO Executive Committee, Saeb Erekat, accused Israel of pursuing arbitrary policies and methods to intimidate and arrest Palestinian leaders, systematically violating international law.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II (Twitter)
11:42 GMT
Senior Jordanian officials in Amman told the daily Al-Hayat on Monday that the kingdom could have shown greater flexibility in dealing with Israel, but chose not to.
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11:07 GMT
Around 60 per cent of adults in the Sultanate are overweight or obese, the Ministry of Health has revealed.
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The actress left the meeting informing that her agency will get in touch.
Palestinian children, members of a swimming club, participate in a training session in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, on October 4, 2018. (SAID KHATIB / AFP)
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Young members of a Palestinian swimming club exercise on a beach during a training session in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip.
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10:52 GMT
Women’s shelters, by design, work to tend to the mental health of their residents, but one local organization is starting to address an issue that has previously fallen through the cracks: the mental health of staff.
An image for Muna Majdi Saleem was shared on social media and was the reason behind her arrest. (Socialmedia)
10:43 GMT
Sudanese news websites reported that the authorities detained well-known singer Muna Majdi Saleem over her “indecent outfit” and which she wore in one of her concerts.
She's the queen of rom-coms  (Source: shutterstock )
10:19 GMT
Julia Roberts, speaking with Entertainment Tonight on Sunday, said she feels she's at a point where she doesn't see herself doing further films in the genre 'unless [she plays one of] the parents of the people that are rom-com-ing.'
Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum. (Shutterstock/File)
10:09 GMT
A joint team of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Natural Heritage (SCTH) and the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum continue their final preparations for the inauguration of the “Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia” exhibition.
Halloween is No. 1 in North America (Source: halloweenmovie / Instagram )
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Jamie Lee Curtis' latest horror movie Halloween is No. 1 in North America, earning $77.5 million in receipts, announced Sunday.
Beirut, Lebanon (Shutterstock)
09:56 GMT
Lebanon should coordinate with European governments to look into the fate of missing Lebanese journalist Samir Kassab, the director of a media freedom NGO said Sunday, five years after Kassab was kidnapped in Syria.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (AFP)
09:47 GMT
Saudi King Salman and his Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have offered their condolences to the family of veteran journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Amman, Jordan (Shutterstock)
09:20 GMT
On Sunday, Planning Minister Mary Kawar and EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn awarded a grant to support rule of law initiatives in Jordan.
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09:18 GMT
The Court of Cassation has upheld a March Criminal Court ruling sentencing a 48-year-old merchant to 20 years in prison after convicting him of murdering a former disgruntled employee in October 2012.
Bella Hadid returned to her native Los Angeles over the weekend (Source: bellahadid / Instagram )
09:15 GMT
IMG Model Bella Hadid returned to her native Los Angeles over the weekend to soak up 'a few more minutes of Vitamin D before' returning to 'the cold' of Manhattan.
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09:15 GMT
Man had allegedly forged the documents after he was dismissed from his company.
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09:12 GMT
Department of Finance has allocated Dh1 million to be paid as cashback.
David retired from soccer in 2013  (Source: davidbeckham / Instagram )
08:59 GMT
British icon David Beckham has revealed he hopes his children are inspired by his work ethic.
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08:52 GMT
Minister of Agriculture and Environment Ibrahim Shahahdeh on Sunday inaugurated the 1st international date festival.
US President Donald Trump (R) and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman al-Saud (AFP)
08:48 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump continues his defense of the Saudi royal family in the possible assassination of an outspoken critic of the kingdom in Turkey.
The couple broke up last week  (Source: shutterstock )
08:42 GMT
Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson joked about his recent breakup with singer Ariana Grande during a standup comedy routine in West Hollywood this weekend.
Finding a first job is the biggest challenge faced by fresh graduates in the Middle East and North Africa region. (Shutterstock)
08:42 GMT
So, you’ve just got your degree and now you’re ready to throw yourself into the job search machine. You know that the process of finding a job after student life is nerve-racking, laborious and daunting, as it is harder to demonstrate that you have enough knowledge and the right skills for the job when you have just graduated.
Chancellor Angela Merkel (Twitter)
08:39 GMT
Germany has announced on Sunday that it would stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia amid doubts over Riyadh’s explanation on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Iranian Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari (Twitter)
08:36 GMT
Iran has been working with Russia in a “strategic partnership” format based on mutual interests but is in no such “alliance” with any Eastern or Western power, says Iran’s point man on the Middle East, who has been working closely with the Russian Federation on Syria’s dossier.
Dh50,000 worth of prizes will also be given out to users. (Shutterstock)
08:32 GMT
It pays to use public transport in Dubai - literally. Prizes worth Dh150,000 are up for grabs as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) gears up for the 9th Public Transport Day on November 1.
Liam Payne feels inspired Russell Brand (Source: liampayne , trewrussellbrand / Instagram )
08:31 GMT
British pop star Liam Payne has revealed he feels inspired by the outspoken comedian Russell Brand.
Customers will stand a chance to get 100 per cent cashback through withdrawals. (Shutterstock)
08:26 GMT
Residents will have a chance to get a refund on their government bills or services fees if they pay through online platforms this week, the Department of Finance (DOF) announced as Dubai kicked off the first day of Week without Service Centres on Sunday.
Unique opportunities. Participants attend a conference during the international TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in Beirut’s Digital District. (TechCrunch)
08:22 GMT
In a first for the region, the international TechCrunch Startup Battlefield took place in Beirut’s Digital District. With multiple announcements of funding from around the region — for equity and without — MENA’s tech eco-system is clearly evolving.
Spot crude oil benchmarks had an explosive start in October. (Shutterstock)
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Spot crude oil benchmarks had an explosive start in October, with Brent crude accelerating past $86 and West Texas Intermediate doing its best to catch up but lagging by around $10.
The grant will contribute to improving the efficiency of data and transparency in the field of criminal justice by using accessible IT systems. (Shutterstock)
08:10 GMT
On Sunday, Planning Minister Mary Kawar and EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn awarded a grant to support rule of law initiatives in Jordan.
Contractors engaged on the 2022 FIFA World Cup projects have agreed to reimburse more than QR52.5 million to thousands of workers who paid recruitment fees prior to moving to Qatar. (Shutterstock)
08:04 GMT
Contractors engaged on the 2022 FIFA World Cup projects have agreed to reimburse more than QR52.5 million ($14.4m) to thousands of workers who paid recruitment fees prior to moving to Qatar.
Filming was wrapped last month (Source: disneysjunglecruise / Instagram )
07:58 GMT
The Dwayne Johnson-Emily Blunt adventure Jungle Cruise is now scheduled to open in theaters in 2020
Qatar reported a fiscal surplus of QR1.04 billion in the first quarter of 2018 after posting fiscal deficit of QR35 billion in 2017. (Shutterstock)
07:58 GMT
Qatar is projected to report budget surpluses in 2018 and 2019 on higher oil and gas revenues, Kamco Research has said in a report released on Sunday.
Qasim Al-Fahdawi, Minister of Electricity, and Joe Kaeser, president and CEO of Siemens AG. (Trade Arabia)
07:53 GMT
Germany-based Siemens, a global technology powerhouse and Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity have signed an agreement in which Siemens would add 11 gigawatts (GW) of power generation capacity over four years to ensure 23 million Iraqis sustainable electricity.
Iran, Russia, India Alliance to Forge Strong Economic Ties Ahead of US Sanctions. (Shutterstock)
07:46 GMT
Delegations from Iran, Russia and India met in Moscow on Sunday conferring on the threats of the modern world and hurdles in expanding regional cooperation between the neighboring states.
The Couple reunited in June  (Source: gigihadid / Instagram )
07:43 GMT
They've been in an on and off relationship for three years. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik certainly seem to be in an on phase as she shared an intimate snap on Sunday.
The fishermen were shocked when they were prevented from fishing in the Kuwaiti waters which was helping them in covering their expenses. (Shutterstock)
07:41 GMT
More than 70 percent of fishermen, most of who are of Egyptian nationality, have been forced to return to their home country with no hope of returning due to the recent circumstances caused by the decision to ban shrimp fishing in the Kuwaiti territorial waters such that shrimp fishing is now only allowed in international waters.
Movies, music and musicals galore (Shutterstock)
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Movies, music and musicals galore
Dubai celebrates Bahrain National Day
07:40 GMT
Dubai celebrates Bahrain National Day
The statistics show that 1,038 properties were purchased by GCC nationals in August 2018. (Shutterstock)
07:31 GMT
The number of GCC citizens buying properties in Oman has risen by 17.63 percent according to the country's National Center for Statistics and Information, local daily Times of Oman reported on Sunday.
Come onboard a spooky spectacle at the iconic QE2
07:27 GMT
Come onboard a spooky spectacle at the iconic QE2
The Saudi index closed up 0.2 percent on Sunday after falling as much as 3.5 percent earlier in the session. (AFP)
07:25 GMT
Foreigners sold a net 4.01 billion riyals ($1.07 billion) in Saudi stocks in the week ending Oct. 18, exchange data showed on Sunday - one of the biggest selloffs since the market opened to direct foreign buying in mid-2015.
Camel racing is a popular sport with a particularly deep-rooted history in the United Arab Emirates
07:22 GMT
Camel racing is a popular sport with a particularly deep-rooted history in the United Arab Emirates
The spirit of Diwali is spreading like wildfire through the city
07:19 GMT
The spirit of Diwali is spreading like wildfire through the city
Catch the music legend in action
07:06 GMT
Catch the music legend in action
So far $8 billion has reached Egyptian coffers. (Shutterstock)
07:05 GMT
Egypt’s economic reform programme is due for its fourth review by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this month, with a delegation scheduled to visit Cairo soon to check whether the government is implementing its promised reforms.
“Lebanon has a lot of assets. It has properties. It owns all its public facilities and should expect big incomes estimated at more than $300 billion from oil and gas. (Shutterstock)
06:59 GMT
While reports have been circulating about a looming economic and financial breakdown in Lebanon, senior bankers voiced confidence in the country’s ability to overcome the crisis and place the economy on a good track.
06:41 GMT
It's news that could well have women furrowing their brows – if they still can.
Lebanese security forces check identity and papers of Syrian refugees getting ready to cross into Syria from the eastern Lebanese border town of Arsal, Lebanon. (AFP)
06:36 GMT
The head of the U.N. agency for refugees in Lebanon has said that 88 percent of Syrian refugees residing in Lebanon want to return to their homeland, the state-run National News Agency reported Sunday.
04:00 GMT
A driver is facing trial in Dubai Criminal Court for allegedly setting ablaze 13 vehicles at Dubai Outlet Mall's parking lot, local media reported.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. (AFP/File Photo)
02:00 GMT
WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who has been in asylum in Ecuador's British embassy for six years, said he will sue the government for "violating his fundamental rights."
Amid the horrors of the concentration camp, Lale and Gita Sokolov fell in love (Twitter)
02:00 GMT
Anyone who knew Lale and Gita Sokolov well was aware their forearms had been inked with their history. Each of them bore a blue five-figure tattoo identifying them as Holocaust survivors, inmates of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
This rare two-headed copperhead snake was donated to a wildlife center (Twitter)
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Kentucky wildlife officials said a two-headed copperhead snake will be introduced to the public at a state wildlife center.

October 21, 2018

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. ( AFP/File)
22:00 GMT
I don’t know what the hell’s happened,’ the Cabinet insider said to me. ‘The whole thing’s imploded.’ It has. This week the Prime Minister’s Chequers strategy fell apart.
Agatha Christie (Twitter)
22:00 GMT
Agatha Christie may not have written her best-selling detective novels had she not volunteered as a nurse during the First World War.
22:00 GMT
In the report, Finnish researchers say that breastfeeding appears to protect babies from dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Ryainair condemned for failing to remove a passenger accused of racially abusing (Twitter)
20:00 GMT
This is the shocking moment a passenger on a Ryanair flight unleashed a torrent of racist abuse at a 77-year-old woman sitting next to him - and she was moved.
Omar Abdul Rahman
19:15 GMT
Midfielder left crying on Al Hilal’s bench after going down clutching knee
Faouzi Benzarti
18:40 GMT
Faouzi Benzarti was sacked as Tunisia coach on Saturday, just four days after leading the 'Carthage Eagles' to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi (AFP/ File Photo)
18:00 GMT
Iran has dismissed the "false and baseless" claim made by the United States about Tehran's efforts to undermine US elections, including next month’s midterms, saying such allegations are rooted in an "unknown delusion."
Abdullah Mousa Al-Belushi the player accused of posting offensive tweets according to Eurosport Arabia (Photo:
17:14 GMT
The footballer allegedly posted offensive tweets against the club management.
Tanzanian businessman Mohammed Dewji was released early Saturday after being kidnapped earlier this month in Dar es Salaam (AFP)
17:07 GMT
Kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, has been released and is safe and well in his home.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AFP/File)
16:52 GMT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed ways to continue to challenge Iranian power in the region with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday.
Matthew Hedges has been detained since May. (HRW/ Twitter)
16:43 GMT
Human Rights Watch on Sunday condemned the United Arab Emirates for detaining a British academic for months without charge, saying he has been denied his due process rights and has faced cruel and degrading treatment.
(AFP/ File Photo)
16:36 GMT
The United Nations has accused South Sudan armed opposition group, led by Riek Machar, of committing crimes against humanity in the Western Equatoria region. The accusations are the first-ever charges by the UN against Machar’s movement.
Hadid’s latest statement on Instagram garnered support from celebrities and models alike (Source: AFP)
16:35 GMT
Palestinian Model Gigi Hadid Hits Back at a Paparazzo Who Threatened Her With Legal Action Over Instagram Photo
Jewish American Avram Glazer
16:30 GMT
Avram Glazer's decision to withdraw from the conference is linked to the international outrage over the alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
16:29 GMT
Russia's Defense Minister said on Saturday that almost 88,000 members of opposition factions have been killed in Syria since Moscow's intervention to back regime forces in 2015.
While in Dubai, Lady Kitty Spencer took to the desert where she posed for photos in a cinched-at-the-waist white dress by Australian fashion house Zimmermann. (Source: kitty.spencer - Instagram)
16:28 GMT
Princess Diana’s niece Lady Kitty Spencer has joined Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Australia, but not before she jetted into Dubai last week to add a touch of royal glamor to a Bulgari jewelry event in the city.