Brexit: Court gives condition for UK to leave EU

Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court has ruled, BBC reports. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – beginning formal exit negotiations with the EU – on its own. Theresa May says the referendum – and existing ministerial […]

Police detain imam over call to kill Muslims

Police detain imam over call to kill Muslims

Swiss police arrested an imam at a controversial mosque near Zurich on Wednesday after he allegedly urged followers to kill fellow Muslims who refused to join communal prayers. In a statement, the prosecutor in Zurich’s cantonal government said the imam at the An’Nur de Winterhour mosque, who is an Ethiopian national, had been detained for […]

Murder: I met my victim on the Internet – Accused

British banker, Rurik Jutting, who is accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his upscale Hong Kong apartment, was a cocaine addict who had developed drug-induced fantasies, a court heard Wednesday. The 31-year-old Cambridge graduate and former securities trader for Bank of America-Merrill Lynch has pleaded “not guilty” to two murder charges, on the grounds […]

Trump gets booed at New York event

Trump gets booed at New York event

Taking a break from the nastiest campaign in recent memory, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton came together Thursday for a New York white-tie soiree intended to bring some levity just weeks before the November 8 vote. The candidates shared some laughs but several of Trump’s jokes turned sour and drew boos at the annual Alfred […]

Cut ties with Trump – Republican biggest donors urges

Cut ties with Trump – Republican biggest donors urges

WASHINGTON — Several of the Republican Party’s most generous donors called on the Republican National Committee on Thursday to disavow Donald J. Trump, saying that allegations by multiple women that Mr. Trump had groped or made inappropriate sexual advances toward them threatened to inflict lasting damage on the party’s image. To an elite group of […]

Two more women accuse Trump of unwanted sexual advances

Two more women accuse Trump of unwanted sexual advances

Two more women including a contestant on Donald Trump’s show “The Apprentice” came forward Friday to accuse the presidential candidate of unwarranted sexual advances. They were the latest in a stream of women accusing Trump of predatory sexual behaviour, adding to the woes of his now free-falling presidential bid. Summer Zervos, a contestant in season […]

Malawi’s new president sells off presidential jet and 60 Mercedes

Joyce Banda, Malawi’s new president, has announced the presidential jet and fleet of 60 Mercedes limousines would be sold in a move applauded by a British cabinet minister as an example to other African leaders. Mrs Banda said she was happy to “offload” the presidential perks, adding: “I can well use private airlines. I am […]

Former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, resigns from parliament

Former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, resigns from parliament

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned from the UK parliament “with immediate effect”. “It is not going to be possible to be a normal backbencher as a former prime minister,” Mr. Cameron told the BBC on Monday. He added that his presence in parliament could be a “distraction” for his successor as Prime […]