WhatsApp must not be ‘place for terrorists to hide’

26 Mar

Media captionAmber Rudd: “Intelligence services need to be able to get into encrypted services like WhatsApp” There must be “no place for terrorists to hide” and intelligence services must have access to encrypted messaging services, the home secretary has said. It is understood that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in Westminster this week, used […]

Article 50: Brexit deal must meet six tests, says Labour

26 Mar

Image copyright JEFF OVERS/BBC Labour will not support any Brexit deal negotiated by the government unless it meets the party’s “six tests”, the shadow Brexit secretary has said. Any deal must include a strong relationship with the EU and the exact same benefits the UK has from the single market, Sir Keir Starmer said. The […]

Nuttall: ‘Sigh of relief’ now Carswell has left

26 Mar

Writing in The Sunday Telegraph following the loss of his party’s only MP, Mr Nuttall said it was “clear that he has been drifting in one direction while UKIP has been marching in another”. The UKIP leader wrote: “He has always been – and always will be – at heart a Brexit-supporting staunch Tory, and, […]

Ryan pulls ‘fundamentally flawed’ GOP health care bill

26 Mar

House Republican leaders decided to pull their Obamacare replacement bill at the last minute at the request of President Donald Trump — capping a rocky series of weeks since the controversial measure was introduced and an order from the president for legislators to put their cards on the table today. A GOP aide tells ABC […]

Trump calls Democrats ‘losers’ after GOP health bill failure

26 Mar

President Donald Trump spoke out Friday afternoon after Republicans pulled the Obamacare overhaul he had endorsed, criticizing Democratic opposition to the bill and passing off the responsibility for its failure. “I’ve been saying for the last year and a half that the best thing we can do politically speaking is let Obamacare explode,” said Trump, […]

Sex in Thai city frustrates junta

26 Mar

PATTAYA, Thailand: With mascots dressed as smiling fish and a police rock band, Thai authorities launched a “Happy Zone” at the weekend to improve the image of a city notorious for sex tourism. Stung by foreign headlines portraying the seaside resort of Pattaya as “Sin City” and “The World’s Sex Capital”, Thailand’s junta has begun […]

Communal strife in home state of India’s Modi kills one, 14 hurt

26 Mar

Posted 26 Mar 2017 15:20 Updated 26 Mar 2017 15:30 NEW DELHI: One person was killed and about 14 injured when violence erupted following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, a senior administrative official said on Sunday. A crowd of about 5,000 people […]

Pro-Donald Trump rally erupts in violence as protesters use pepper spray against organisers

26 Mar

It has been reported that other protesters across the USA, in New Jersey, Boston and Rhode Island, have also seen clashes and arrests. Earlier this month, a rally in Berkeley, California, in support of Trump turned violent, and his supporters clashed with counter-protesters in several fights that led to the arrest of 10 people and left at least […]

One killed, at least 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting

26 Mar

A spokeswoman for the department would not confirm the shooting or provide any details. At least 15 people were shot at about 1 a.m., WLWT-TV reported on its website. Several of them had life-threatening injuries, it reported, quoting Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate. Hundreds of people were in the nightclub at the time of shooting, […]

Turkey may hold referendum on EU membership bid, says President Erdogan

26 Mar

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