People have been showing up in large numbers to congressional town hall meetings across the nation. In more than 300 cities and towns in 49 US states this week, citizens unhappy with the Trump administration flooded to congressional town halls and activist meetups billed as “resiRead more »
The national carrier has been plagued by problems in recent years. An investigation is under way after reports that a Pakistan International Airlines plane flew from Karachi to Saudi Arabia with people standing in the aisle all the way after staff boarded extra passengers. Although the plane was allowed to carry 409 passengers, there were 416 onboard flight PK743 to Medina, the report said.
José Mourinho has told Claudio Ranieri his achievement at Leicester last season was bigger than all three titles he won in his two spells at Chelsea, and the people of the city will never forget him. The Manchester United manager – who suffered a similar fate to Ranieri after winning the title in 2015 – thinks renaming the King Power Stadium in the Italian’s honour would be a fitting tribute to the manager who was relieved of his duties on Thursday, though he is not sure how much honour remains in football. “We cannot be naive, we cannot go around believing it is the same game we had 20 years ago, even 10 years ago,” Mourinho said.
The Q&A session took place off camera before only an ‘expanded pool’ of journalists in Sean Spicer’s West Wing office. The White House barred several news organizations from an off-camera press briefing on Friday, handpicking a select group of reporters that included a number of conservative outlets friendly toward Donald Trump. The “gaggle” with Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, took place in lieu of his daily briefing and was originally scheduled as an on-camera event.
Lily Allen has been taunted by Twitter trolls over the stillbirth of her son and has admitted that she has suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. Some Twitter users suggested the singer had mental health issues. The 31-year-old tweeted: "I DO have mental health issues.
A man drove a car into pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg on Saturday, killing one person and injuring two others, then fled on foot brandishing a knife before being intercepted and shot by police officers. Dramatic video footage posted on Twitter showed the alleged attacker surrounded by officers with their guns drawn, who shouted orders at him and then opened fire after a tense standoff on a footpath next to a restaurant.
David Haye insists he is going to defeat his opponent Tony Bellew on Saturday at the O2 Arena. Five years after David Haye said he would quit the fight game at 31, the Londoner is still making noise in the heavyweight division but he has said that this time, if he loses to Tony Bellew on Saturday night, half a mile from where he grew up, he really will walk away.
Tory grandee Michael Heseltine has signalled he is ready to defy Theresa May over Brexit and will fight to change her plan to trigger Article 50 in the House of Lords. The Conservative peer said he was intent on ensuring that the British people have a chance to change their mind if public opinion changes, raising the prospect of a second referendum as a way to do it. Tomorrow Lords will begin debating Ms May’s Bill to launch Brexit talks, with discussions eventually moving on to a cross-party plan to force the Government to guarantee Parliament a meaningful vote on the final deal the Prime Minister secures with the EU.
Brexit will spell the "end of freedom of movement as we know it" - but the numbers will not just suddenly fall once Britain leaves the European Union, the Home Secretary has said. Amber Rudd said the Government was "against cliff edges" - appearing to back Brexit Secretary David Davis' suggestion that the door will not "suddenly shut" - as she revealed businesses and other stakeholders would be consulted in the summer on new immigration controls. Ms Rudd confirmed reports that ministers are considering plans to limit benefits for new immigrants, but insisted it is one of a number of options the Home Office is looking into.
A film criticising Hillary Clinton and superhero ensemble Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice were tied for the most Razzie awards this year. The annual tongue-in-cheek Razzies serve as an antidote to Hollywood's Oscars ceremony and take place on the eve of the Academy Awards. This year, much like the rest of the movie industry, the Razzies got political.
Margaret Thatcher campaigning to stay in the EEC, as it then was, during the 1975 referendum. There are many problems afflicting the British economy, and many afflicting the European Union. The trouble with Brexit is that it is almost guaranteed to aggravate both.
Squatters who were branded a possible risk to the Queen's security have been evicted in a "stealth mode" operation. The group were living in a seven-storey building just metres away from Buckingham Palace. The property's occupiers, who claim to be part of the Autonomous Nation of Anarchist Libertarians, were removed at around 4am on Saturday after the building's owners filed a submission to the High Court.
Syria vows to retaliate following the deadly suicide assault in its third city Homs, as the UN says the attack was aimed to "spoil" sputtering peace talks starting in Geneva.
Kim Jong-Nam was dead within 20 minutes of being attacked and would have suffered a "very painful death" as his major organs shut down, Malaysia's health minister said Sunday.
Meryl Streep has accused designer Karl Lagerfeld of attempting to spoil her appearance at the Oscars, after he claimed she was being paid to wear a gown on the red carpet. Yesterday, Lagerfeld admitted he had been mistaken and expressed regret for his remarks - but the actress dismissed his mea culpa, and said it was a weak attempt at an apology. The 67-year-old is in the running for a best actress gong at the Academy Awards for her portrayal of an eccentric opera singer in Florence Foster Jenkins.
Studies have predicted that coming automation will result in a ‘hollowing-out’ of middle-class jobs. At the moment, many people – and not just in the tech industry – are wondering about the impact of automation on employment. In a much-cited 2013 study, for example, economists David Autor of MIT and David Dorn of Spain’s CEMFI institute found that because computers could now be substituted for low-skill workers performing routine tasks (book-keeping, clerical work and repetitive production and monitoring activities) we were going to see a “hollowing-out” of middle-skilled, middle-wage jobs and “a corresponding rise in employment at both the high and low ends of the skills spectrum”.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt said that, with Wales up next, his side could not afford to look to their final game against England just yet. Ireland remain in contention for their third Six Nations title in four years after coming from behind to defeat France in Dublin. If England win with bonus points against Italy on Sunday and Scotland in the next round, they would travel to Dublin on the final day of the tournament still needing something from the game if Ireland defeat Wales.
Dozens of Britain's signature foods like Single Gloucester cheese, are expected to lose their special EU status with Brexit, leaving producers facing uncertainty
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday with a lavish party on Saturday, addressing his own mortality in a speech, but showing no signs of stepping down.
A woman has been charged with owning a dangerously out of control dog following the death of a three-year-old boy in August 2016. Jade Dunne, 29, of Parker Way, Halstead, has been released on bail to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on 27 March. Dexter Neal died after he was bitten at Dunne's home in Halstead, Essex, on 18 August last year.
Photographers and sightseers are flocking to the coast of south Devon to witness a rare sighting of a humpback whale. Experts said the whale, which has been seen off shore near Brixham, is not off course and not thought to be distressed, despite it being seen close to land. Lindy Hingley, founder of Brixham Sea Watch, told Sky News large crowds have gathered along the shore to see the whale.
Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick as the Bundesliga leaders mercilessly obliterated Hamburg SV 8-0 on Saturday as coach Carlo Ancelotti celebrated his 1,000th game as manager. The win kept Bayern five points clear at the top as they again inflicted on their opponents their heaviest league defeat. The Pole, who has netted 19 times in the Bundesliga this season, struck twice in the first half and slotted in his third goal in the 54th minute after Arturo Vidal had put the hosts ahead in the 17th.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he talked to Treasury staff about introducing a rare century bond and would discuss the idea with investors to gauge interest
A young child was among at least 28 people who were injured when a vehicle ploughed into a crowd watching a parade in New Orleans. Police Chief Michael Harrison said the male driver was being investigated for driving while intoxicated. The accident at the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, came during one of the busiest nights of Mardi Gras when thousands of people throng the streets of Mid-City to watch the elaborate floats and clamor to catch beads and trinkets tossed from riders.
Iraqi forces are advancing again, pushing further into western Mosul. With Islamic State positions under fire the infantry soon rolls into action. Like many of Iraq's fighting forces taking part in this campaign, they are on a personal mission of revenge and redemption.