Nigel Farage has urged voters to elect at least some Brexit party candidates to “hold Boris Johnson to his word” during the launch of a slimline election policy platform based on political changes, lower immigration levels and spending funded by a “Brexit dividend”.
The celebrated Christmas market in France’s eastern city of Strasbourg opened for another festive season yesterday, with shopkeepers and visitors vowing not to be cowed by an attack last year by a radical Islamist gunman that killed five people.
The principal and headmaster of the state-run SVHS School, where a 10-year-old student on Wednesday died after bitten by a snake in the classroom, have been suspended.
Hong Kong medical workers yesterday expressed outrage over the arrests this week of a number of colleagues at a university campus occupied by pro-democracy protesters, and called on the government to allow them to do their jobs.
South Korea yesterday said it would not suspend its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, in a dramatic, last-minute reversal that signalled a breakthrough after months of frigid relations over their painful wartime history.
Sri Lanka’s new president said yesterday that he will call a snap parliamentary election in March following his sweeping victory at the weekend.
The first comic book produced by Marvel, the famed US publisher behind Spider-Man, the X-Men and the Avengers, went under the hammer on Thursday, fetching a record $1.26mn, Heritage Auctions said.
President Donald Trump has accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying that Giuliani’s crime-fighting abilities were needed to deal with a corrupt country.
Despite criticisms from various quarters and President Rodrigo Duterte’s comment, “I distrust her,” Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will not turn her back on her post as co-chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).
The Dutch appeals court on Friday overturned a ruling saying the government must help repatriate the children of women who joined the Islamic State group in Syria.