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1) Saudi Arabia : Women get first driving licences

Rema Jawdat is the first lady in the Kingdom to receive her first driving license. Next week about 2000 women will join the ranks of licensed drivers in the kingdom.

Its like a dream come true, I will drive in the Kingdom.

Last September ban on the driving was lift. Also this is a part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s programme to adapt change in the society.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already express his vision for 2030. Still women have limitations to do certain work.

We would like to inform you that currently Women in the Saudi Arabia must
#follow strict dress code.
#Must not contact with unknown person
#if want to go outside for any purpose, a male guardian must be present with them or must have written permission.

2) Love Island breaks ITV2 record in total viewers.

It break the records of 2017 season in the dating show.Approximate 2.95 million viewers watch the show and there is chance of winning £50,000 prize. This audience is almost the double as compare to last year.The Show timing is from 9pm to 10.35pm.

ITV2 is a television channel 24-hour entertainment service in the United Kingdom & Isle of Man.This channel is owned by ITV Digital Channels Ltd. This channel also won roadcast Digital Awards in the year 2007 & 2013.

Love Island have average of 3.4 Million viewers. There six male candidate introduce in the show and have 24 hours to pick a female candidate.

However as per reports more than 85,000 candidates apply to appear on the reality show. But 11 participant giving the chance to make their dream true.

Only in 19,938 participant apply in undergraduate courses at Oxford in the year 2017. But only 3,771 get offer to come and try. Also Cambridge receive total of 17,189 undergraduate applications. But Only 4,485 participant get chance to fulfill their dream.

3) Michael McIntyre robbed by Two men riding on Motor Cycle

Two men driving on motor cycle rob Comedian Michael McIntyre. He park his car outside his children school. Two men break his car window by hammer. The robbery take place around 14:00 BST(British Summer Time) on North End Road in Golders Green at north-west London. The two males break the glass of his car and steal property.

Police inform that so far no one injure and no one is arrested. On this area, this type of crimes are increasing as wealthy people live here on the London’s streets.

In the year only 827 offences done by motor bikers in the year 2012. But this number increase to 23,000 in 2017.

4) Heathrow Airport will have a new runway Soon.

And another Top Stories of the Hour is about Heathrow Airport. And finally Heathrow Airport will have third runway soon its approved by ministers. Though this will be done if this will met air quality. This is totally a private funded. This could take much time as up to the year 2026.

As of now Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the Europe by passengers traffic. This is the 6th busiest airport in the world by traffic having 4 terminals.

There is a threat that air pollution will increase as more than 700 planes will fly in a day. Also this will create some sound issues for the nearby villagers like Sipson, Harmondsworth, Longford.
Ms Greening inform that total cost around £18bn. Further £15bn is require to upgrade infrastructure and roads.

New runway will be able to operate around year 2025 and 2030. This will surely increase airport capacity from 85.5 million to 130 million passengers. This expansion will create more than 60,000 new jobs.

Also note that this runway can not be built if this will not meet with the air quality rule.