Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Politics News

North Korea nuclear threat: Japan to strengthen ballistic missile defence with new radar stations...

Japan formally decided on Tuesday it would expand its ballistic missile defence system with US made ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors in response to a...

Bitcoin: What are the world’s central banks saying about cryptocurrencies?

More than eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies. The guardians...

Theresa May refuses to guarantee EU rules for 48-hour working-week limit will survive Brexit

Theresa May has repeatedly refused to guarantee that EU rules to limit the working week to 48 hours will survive Brexit, as the Cabinet debates the...

Dalai Lama app lets people follow his activities, travels and teachings on the iPhone

The Dalai Lama has launched a new mobile app. The 82-year-old Buddhist monk announced its release through his Twitter account, which has more than 16 million followers. The...

‘It was chaos’: Travellers vent fury as hundreds of flights from Atlanta continue to...

More than 400 flights have been cancelled at one of the world’s busiest airports, after a massive power outage temporarily shut down Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International. Passengers were...

Refugees should be sent home even if they have jobs, says Danish immigration official

A Danish MP has called for all refugees, even those with jobs, to be deported from the country once their home nations are deemed “safe”. Marcus Knuth,...

Forget a second Brexit referendum – Remainers would only want to see the negotiations...

Back in early June 2016, a few days before the referendum was held, I was asked by Newsnight if I would call for a second referendum...

The AllBright: Founders of women-only private member’s club in London insist it isn’t ‘anti-men’

The co-founder of a new women-only private members’ club to which men are only admitted as guests has insisted that its establishment “isn’t anti-men”, but is...

Eleven skills every 24-year-old should learn before it’s too late

The age 24 is a fun time of your life. You're likely out of college, maybe for a couple of years, meeting new people, and getting your...

Pro-Brexit thinktank forced to change name after calling itself an ‘institute’ without permission

A thinktank, set up by pro-Brexit Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan, has been forced to change its name after it called itself an “institute” without permission.  The word...