Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Home Blog Page 3
Varadkar stance on confidence and supply talks 'silly': FF leader   Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Damien Eagers Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has described Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as "silly" over comments he made about the confidence and supply agreement. The Taoiseach previously criticised Mr Martin's suggestion of agreeing not to call an election until a Brexit deal passes through the British...
Democrats disagree on just how aggressively to go after president U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters House Democrats are prepared to open multiple investigations of President Donald Trump when they take control in January - but are wary of immediately pursuing impeachment. Mr Trump's threat to adopt a "warlike posture" in response to any probes of his presidency or...
Editorial: 'In times of division, we must remember mistakes of past' Michel Barnier could hardly have chosen a better moment to issue a passionate appeal to Europe’s centre-right politicians to stand up to populism. Photo: Michael Sohn/AP Photo The Abbé de Saint-Pierre was credited with coming up with the first international peace plan - an association of all the states of...
Navy veteran, art student and bouncer among bar attack victims Twelve people were killed in a shooting at a country music bar in southern California. People hold candles during a vigil to remember victims of a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP) One was a veteran police officer who did not hesitate to run toward danger. Another was an art...
Overlord review: Bonkers zombie b-movie will rattle your core 4 stars Wyatt Russell, son of Kurt, stars in Overlord Well, now, isn’t this all kinds of messed up. I could be cruel here and tell you that Overlord — a bonkers B-movie with a Hollywood-sized budget — is probably one of the silliest things we’ve seen this year. We are, after all, dealing...
Michelle Obama attacks Donald Trump in new book The former US first lady expresses disbelief over how American women could have chosen a ‘misogynist’ over Hillary Clinton in 2016. Michelle Obama (AP) Former US first lady Michelle Obama has attacked President Donald Trump in her new book, revealing her shock reaction on the night she learned he would replace her husband in...
Imelda Marcos convicted of corruption charges A special court has the former Philippine first lady’s arrest. Imelda Marcos (AP) A Philippine court has found the country’s former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of corruption charges and ordered her arrest. Marcos is to appeal against the conviction in a bid to avoid jail and losing her seat in congress. A special Sandiganbayan court sentenced Marcos,...
Financial Times editor refused entry to Hong Kong Victor Mallet was reportedly turned away at the border on Thursday after being questioned for several hours. Victor Mallet (Pool Photo via AP, File) The Asia editor of the Financial Times has been refused entry to Hong Kong, weeks after he was denied a new work visa in what critics call an ominous sign...
Michelle Obama attacks Donald Trump in her new book Michelle Obama gives her final speech as first lady Former US first lady Michelle Obama has attacked President Donald Trump in her new book, revealing her shock reaction on the night she learned he would replace her husband in the White House. In her memoir, Becoming, Barack Obama's wife also denounces Mr Trump's...
Royal Mail interims in focus after full-year profit warning The group’s alert last month sent shares plunging to an all-time low. Royal Mail will lay bare its trading woes this week after a recent stark profit warning sent its shares plummeting to an all-time low (Rui Vieira/PA) Royal Mail will lay bare its trading woes in this week’s half-year results after a...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS