Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Month: April 2022

Australia politics live update: Anthony Albanese to launch Labor campaign in battleground state of WA | Australian election 2022

There’s another exchange where Speers pushed Birmingham on claims about Labor’s safeguards mechanism which the Coalition have tried to paint as a “sneaky carbon tax”. Speers asks Birmingham that “if it’s so sneaky, can...

Israeli forces arrest suspected killers of Jewish settlement guard | Israel

Israeli forces on Saturday arrested the suspected killers of a Jewish settlement guard shot in a West Bank attack claimed by a Palestinian armed group that linked it to violence in Jerusalem. Al-Aqsa Martyrs...

More than 1,000 firefighters battle 150 square mile wildfire in New Mexico | Wildfires

More than 1,000 firefighters backed by bulldozers and aircraft battled the largest active wildfire in the US on Saturday after strong winds pushed it across some containment lines and closer to a town in...

Angelina Jolie makes surprise visit to Ukraine | Ukraine

Hollywood actor and UN humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Saturday, the Lviv regional governor said on Telegram. According to Maksym Kozytskiy, Jolie – who...

Disgraced Tory MP Neil Parish ‘broke law’ by watching porn in Commons | Conservatives

Disgraced Tory MP Neil Parish, who resigned his seat on Saturday after admitting he had twice watched pornography in the House of Commons chamber, appeared to have committed a criminal offence which carried a...

Scandals have left PM incapable of governing, says Starmer | UK news

Boris Johnson has been rendered “incapable of governing” by a series of scandals and rows that have left him unable or unwilling to tackle the cost of living crisis, Keir Starmer warned on Sunday....

Boris Johnson’s defence on Covid risk to care homes hit by new revelation | Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson’s claim that a lack of knowledge about the asymptomatic transmission of Covid-19 put care homes at risk has been further undermined after it emerged he openly discussed the potential scale of symptom-free...

Alabama prison official missing after escorting inmate to courthouse | Alabama

A prison official from Alabama was missing after escorting an inmate to a courthouse for a hearing. The Lauderdale county sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post on Saturday that Vicki White, an assistant...

Tory Neil Parish to resign as MP after porn ‘moment of madness’ | Conservatives

The Conservative politician accused of watching porn on his phone in the House of Commons has announced he will step down as an MP after facing calls to resign. Neil Parish, the MP for...

Depleted Russian units that failed to take Kyiv are merging, says MoD | Ukraine

Russian troops have been forced to merge and redeploy units from their “failed advances” in Ukraine’s north-east, the UK Ministry of Defence has said, as both Kyiv and Moscow deal with serious losses on...