UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful

The court of appeal has declared British arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful because ministers failed to properly assess their contribution to civilian casualties in indiscriminate bombing in Yemen. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The court of appeal has declared British arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful because ministers failed to properly assess their contribution to…

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TechTalks return for a new series

Now that all contractors are working to the 18th Edition of BS 7671, NICEIC and ELECSA have announced the latest dates for its ever-popular TechTalks Series. Returning in September 2019, the award-winning regional shows will feature a fresh range of seminars designed to keep anyone operating in the electrical industry up-to-date with the latest news…

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Tamlite granted ICEL certification

Tamlite Lighting, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned lighting companies, has secured ICEL (Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting) certification for the manufacture and testing of quality luminaires. Tamlite is the first lighting manufacturer to have been granted ICEL membership via the LIAQA Scheme. The ICEL is a division of the Lighting Industries Association (LIA), representing…

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Select marks year of success at 107th AGM

Select, the trade body for the electrotechnical industry in Scotland, recorded another year of successful awareness-raising, outreach and training initiatives, its President told members at the association’s 107th AGM. Kevin Griffin (pictured right) was re-elected as President of Select, and Donald W Orr was elected as Vice President at the meeting which was held at…

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Saudi Arabia buys $300 million worth of spy software from Israel

Saudi Arabia has reportedly purchased $300 million worth of spy software from Israel as Riyadh presses ahead with its crackdown against dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the ultra-conservative kingdom. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Saudi Arabia has reportedly purchased $300 million worth of spy software from Israel as Riyadh presses ahead with its crackdown against dissidents…

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