Treasury secretary’s wife boasts of travel on government plane, touts Hermes and Valentino fashion – Washington Post

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s wife, Louise Linton, boasted of flying on a government plane with her husband to Kentucky on Monday and then named the numerous fashion brands she wore on the trip in an unusual social media post that only became more bizarre minutes later. When someone posted a comment on Linton’s Instagram picture […]

US Warns Citizens About Traveling to Cancun – Bloomberg

The U.S. State Department warned its citizens about traveling to parts of Mexico including Cancun and Playa del Carmen, as homicides rise at resorts popular with American tourists. The advisory issued on Tuesday upgraded the warnings for two states, Quintana Roo and Baja California Sur, saying turf wars between crime gangs have led to a […]

Trump’s travel, by the numbers – PBS NewsHour

Trump’s travel, by the numbers – PBS NewsHour

President Donald Trump waves Feb. 3 as he arrives on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport for a visit to his Mar-a-Lago Resort. He travels tonight to Phoenix for a campaign rally. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images. Fresh off three weeks of what the White House called a “working vacation,” President Donald […]

The clarity of travel – Daily Californian

By the time I woke up at 4:30 a.m. and realized that the bus that was supposed to carry me on the first leg of my journey to the airport had been rerouted, I was well-versed in the many trials and tribulations of travel. Standing at the bus stop alone, I silently cursed myself for […]

European Court of Justice not necessary or appropriate, says UK – BBC News

European Court of Justice not necessary or appropriate, says UK – BBC News

Media captionWhy the fuss about the European Court of Justice? The UK is to tell the EU it is “neither necessary nor appropriate” for the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to police their relationship after Brexit. The government wants a “deep and special partnership” with the EU – while staying clear of the ECJ’s jurisdiction, […]

Airports call for urgent post-Brexit deal on UK-EU flights – The Guardian

Airports have joined forces to press the government to urgently strike a post-Brexit deal on flights between the UK and the EU, warning that the current uncertainty alone would be enough to see bookings drop by up to 41%. A report submitted to ministers by the owners of Manchester, Stansted, Heathrow, Gatwick and London City […]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram conflict: Huge rise in child ‘human bombs’

Nigeria’s Boko Haram conflict: Huge rise in child ‘human bombs’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Boko Haram insurgency has devastated many lives across north-eastern Nigeria There has been a significant increase in the number of children used as human bombs by Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria, the United Nations says. Unicef reports there have been 83 cases so far this year – four […]

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