London Mayor warns Londoners will not support state visit for Donald Trump until the ban is lifted

London Mayor warns Londoners will not support state visit for Donald Trump until the ban is lifted

  Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has warned that Londoners will not support US President Donald Trump’s state visit, due to the Ban on seven Muslim Countries set to last 90 days. Trump signed an executive order on Friday to suspend refugee arrivals and halt entry for 90 days for travellers...

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Scotland new law bans smoking in cars with children

Scotland new law bans smoking in cars with children

In Scotland people caught smoking in cars with children could be fined up to £1,000. A new law which has come into force aims to protect children under the age of 18 from second-hand smoke. The law was proposed by Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume in the previous session of...

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Barack Obama gives his final pardons to Thanksgiving Turkeys

Barack Obama gives his final pardons to Thanksgiving Turkeys

Barack Obama presided over his last traditional turkey pardoning ceremony as US President, although he plans to continue the ceremony privately after his term ends in January. Obama officially spared the lives of 40-pound turkey “Tater” and backup turkey “Tot” in the White House Rose Garden; Tater and Tot will...

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Donald Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving speech

Donald Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving speech

In a speech delivered the day before the Thanksgiving holiday, President-elect Donald Trump called for national unity in a video released by the official White House transition team. Trump acknowledged that during this holiday season, many Americans still felt the raw emotions that drove the recent “long and bruising” election...

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May congratulates Donald Trump for being elected US President

May congratulates Donald Trump for being elected US President

Following the US election results this morning, PM Theresa May congratulated Donald Trump for being elected as the 45th President of the United States. After winning the key states of Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania, Trump pulled ahead of his rival candidate, Hillary Clinton, and, by 8:10 GMT, Trump had received...

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Victoria Borwick makes the case for a ‘re-unified’ Kensington and Chelsea

Victoria Borwick makes the case for a ‘re-unified’ Kensington and Chelsea

Kensington MP Victoria Borwick has called for Kensington and Chelsea to be reunited as a constituency in the Boundary Review to “reinforce residents’ identification with this special area”. At the Boundary Commission Public Review Hearings on  Monday 17th October, Mrs Borwick said: “Kensington & Chelsea would be re-united as a...

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UK to opt out of human rights laws to protect UK troops, says PM

UK to opt out of human rights laws to protect UK troops, says PM

May made a statement at the Conservative conference running from 2 to 5 of October in Birmingham exempting military from human rights laws to stop “left-wing human rights lawyers harassing UK troops.” Her announcement follows the closure of Public Interest Lawyers, which filed thousands of claims against the military after the Iraq War. Rumours...

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Update: The US president race

Update: The US president race

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump helm the Democratic and Republican parties at full speed, a brief look is given at recent events and their policies. Election day in the USA is on the 8th of November, two months away. Before that, three nationally televised presidential debates will be aired...

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Jeremy Corbyn set to win Labour leadership race according to first YouGov poll

Jeremy Corbyn set to win Labour leadership race according to first YouGov poll

Jeremy Corbyn seems set to win the Labour leadership race with even more support than he garnered when he was elected in 2015, according to a poll by YouGov released on Wednesday, August 31st. This is the first poll of those who are qualified to vote in the election and...

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Internet giants ‘consciously failing’ to tackle extremism online

Internet giants ‘consciously failing’ to tackle extremism online

  Facebook, Google and Twitter are “consciously failing” to tackle extremism online according to members of the Home Affairs Committee.  Major internet moguls are allowing their sites to be used to promote violence and killings concluded the cross-party Home Affairs Committee. Committee members believe that cyber-war, the use of the...

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