Princess Anne shrugs as Queen gestures for her to greet Donald Trump

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s conversation with several world leaders about U.S. President Donald Trump isn’t the only moment to get people talking about NATO’s two-day summit, after Princess Anne was caught on camera shrugging at Queen Elizabeth II. In a video filmed at Buckingham Palace’s NATO reception on Tuesday evening, the Queen — along with […]

Who is the lone GOP impeachment witness (and what’s this about his dog)?

The only Republican witness testifying in the impeachment hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday is an expert on constitutional law and a frequent critic of the House impeachment inquiry. Jonathan Turley also has a dog, and as he told the committee in his opening statement, that dog is angry. “I get it. You […]

Good idea, CAQ says of Liberal proposal — but we thought of it first

“It’s something that has been on my radar,” says Christopher Skeete, the CAQ point man on anglo affairs. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette QUEBEC — An anglophone MNA’s bill to make free French language training available to all Quebecers “makes sense” and will be studied, Premier François Legault said Wednesday. Liberal Gregory Kelley’s proposed legislation, […]

Tennessee governor not stopping planned execution Thursday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday that he won’t stop the state from putting a blind inmate to death in the electric chair later this week, clearing the way for the execution unless a federal court intervenes. Lee Hall, a 53-year-old inmate who became blind from glaucoma during is decades in […]

Judgment reserved on fees dispute between Monica Leech and former lawyers

Former public relations consultant Monica Leech has clashed at the High Court with her former solicitors over what fees are due to them for representing her in a defamation case over articles published in the Evening Herald 15 years ago. A High Court jury had, after a seven day trial in 2009, awarded Ms Leech […]

When care becomes criminal: Syrian health workers ‘targeted’ | News

The Syrian government has systematically targeted health facilities and health workers in opposition-held areas as part of a wider strategy aimed at “breaking the civilian population”, according to a new report by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR). In the study released on Wednesday, the rights group said that during the course of Syria’s years-long civil […]

Arron Banks and the UKIP data hijack – Channel 4 News

Leave.EU – the largest pro-Brexit campaign in Britain, set up and run by the millionaire Arron Banks – have been accused of hijacking personal data during the Referendum campaign. A whistleblower who worked for UKIP during the Brexit campaign has told this programme how he was ordered to hand over the personal details of more […]

Jeremy Corbyn vows to give Chequers to homeless if he becomes Prime Minister | Politics | News

The Labour leader made the extraordinary offer in an interview with ITV’s Julie Etchingham. It follows the lead of John McDonnel who previously said he would do the same with Number 11 Downing Street if he became chancellor. Mr Corbyn said he would “indeed” give up the 10-bedroom stately home – where former prime minister […]

I received death threats for calling the Mr Men books sexist

Why can’t we have children’s stories that teach our children to be good and kind, instead of teaching them how to perform their gender? (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) It all started with a blustery trip to Stirling Castle for my husband’s birthday, where in the gift shop I saw a children’s book called Mr […]

Here’s what today’s impeachment hearing witnesses will say

with help from Sarah Ferris and Marianne LeVine JERRY GO ROUND — The impeachment inquiry is returning to the place where it all started: the House Judiciary Committee. The panel will hold its first impeachment hearing this morning featuring a panel of constitutional experts, write Kyle and Andrew, as Democrats attempt to turn a mountain […]