Brexit campaign ‘harmed integration,’ MPs claim

Brexit campaign ‘harmed integration,’ MPs claim

Image copyright Getty Images The poisonous tone of last year’s Brexit campaign has led to the demonisation of immigrants, the head of a group of MPs has said. The group – chaired by anti-Brexit Labour MP Chuka Umunna – warns in a report that anti-immigrant rhetoric is making it harder for new arrivals. It calls […]

Boris Johnson meets eastern Libyan strongman in Benghazi

Boris Johnson meets eastern Libyan strongman in Benghazi

Image caption Mr Johnson discussed Libya’s future with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who heads Libya’s National Army Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the man who controls eastern Libya has pledged to give up military rule if he becomes the country’s president. Mr Johnson met Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi, which was recently declared […]

Matthew Berry’s 2017 fantasy football team names, breakout players … – ESPN

Matthew Berry’s 2017 fantasy football team names, breakout players … – ESPN

4:13 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Twitter gives you 140 characters. Snapchat gives you 10 seconds. And if my kids are any indication, you get two seconds to impress on TV before they keep flipping. We are a short-attention-span, slideshow-worshipping, list-loving society. So in honor of that, it is an […]

Angola’s ruling MPLA party takes strong election lead, commission says

Angola’s ruling MPLA party takes strong election lead, commission says

Image copyright EPA Image caption The MPLA’s João Lourenço casts his ballot at a polling station in Luanda, Angola Angola’s ruling MPLA party has taken a commanding lead in the country’s parliamentary election, provisional results suggest. The party has received 64.57% of the vote in the first batch of results, the Angolan electoral commission said. […]

‘Self-driving’ lorries to be tested on UK roads

‘Self-driving’ lorries to be tested on UK roads

Image copyright AFP Image caption Platooning experiments have been carried out elsewhere in Europe Small convoys of partially driverless lorries will be tried out on major British roads by the end of next year, the government has announced. A contract has been awarded to the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) to carry out the tests of […]

Guru Ram Rahim Singh rape verdict draws crowds

Guru Ram Rahim Singh rape verdict draws crowds

Image caption Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has millions of followers in India Tens of thousands of supporters of an Indian guru accused of rape have flocked to the north of the country ahead of his arrival at court. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, 50, is due to appear at a court in Panchkula, Haryana state, on […]

Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong faces verdict in his bribery trial

Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong faces verdict in his bribery trial

Media captionWhy is the heir to Samsung on trial? A court in Seoul is set to decide whether the billionaire heir-apparent of the Samsung conglomerate will be jailed for corruption. Lee Jay-yong is facing accusations of bribery linked to a scandal that triggered the impeachment of South Korea’s former president. Prosecutors are asking for a […]

No fizzy drinks: Chinese army tells recruits to shape up

No fizzy drinks: Chinese army tells recruits to shape up

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New recruits go through gruelling tasks, but half don’t pass their initial physical The Chinese military has come up with some advice for would-be recruits on how to pass physical tests, sparking amusement among social media users. In an online post, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) blamed overconsumption of fizzy […]

Florida inmate Mark Asay executed by experimental injection

Florida inmate Mark Asay executed by experimental injection

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mark Asay – who has white supremacist tattoos – admits one murder, but denies the other A white supremacist convicted of racially motivated murders three decades ago in Florida has been executed by lethal injection. Mark Asay is the first white man in state history to be executed for killing […]