Sweden’s centre-right opposition and the far-right ousted Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a vote of no-confidence yesterday, as the left and right blocs wrangle over who can form a new government after neither won a majority in September 9 elections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered an unexpected blow to her authority yesterday when her conservatives cast out long-standing ally Volker Kauder as head of the parliamentary party, reflecting rising discontent with her 13-year-old leadership.
Heavy rains have flooded several places of Bengaluru, inundating roads and homes in low-lying areas and uprooting hundreds of trees, an official said yesterday
Growth in life expectancy in the UK has come to a halt, and in some areas decreased, figures show.
Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday signalled that she would prefer a ‘no-deal’ Brexit to the offer currently put forward by the European Union, stressing that Britain needs to see counter-proposals from the EU to move Brexit negotiations forward.
Britain’s opposition Labour Party is set to vote against any deal Prime Minister Theresa May clinches with the European Union and is open to a second referendum with the option of staying in the bloc, Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said yesterday.
Greenpeace activists yesterday scaled storage tanks at an Indonesian palm oil refinery along with a popular rock band which played pro-environment songs, protesting against a commodity found in everything from soap to biscuits.
Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, was summoned yesterday for questioning by the anti-graft agency in its multi-billion dollar corruption probe at state fund 1MDB.