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Farage faces inquiry over ‘gifts’ worth £450,000

Brexit Party leader failed to declare £450,000 allegedly spent on him by Arron Banks, MEP claimsNigel Farage is facing an investigation by European parliament authorities over claims that he failed to declare nearly half a million pounds in gifts from an insurance tycoon under investigation by the National Crime Agency.It was claimed this week that the Brexit Party leader...

US Accuses Russia For Hacking DNC

WASHINGTON — After weeks of accusations on background, the Obama administration on Friday formally pointed the finger at Russia over a series of recent hacks."The U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC) is confident that the Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from US persons and institutions, including from US political organizations," said a statement from the Department of Homeland...

North Korea fires three missiles into sea

North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles, the US military says.WASHINGTON: North Korea launched a barrage of missiles Saturday, less than one week after being praised by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for showing 'restraint' in its weapons program.Pyongyang fired three short-range ballistic missiles from the Kangwon province, according to US Pacific Command.The launches occurred in the...

Queen skips Remembrance Sunday service after back sprain

The Queen has missed the Remembrance Sunday administration at the Cenotaph in London as she has sprained her back. Buckingham Palace said the Queen, 95, was "disillusioned" not to go to the occasion. The castle recently said it was the Queen's "firm goal" to go to the help, in the wake of removing time from her obligations for wellbeing reasons. She settled...

Report: Only 33% of American Voters Approve Trump

Only 33% of American voters approve of how President Donald Trump is performing as president, a new Quinnipiac University poll has found. The findings mark Trump's lowest approval rating and highest disapproval rating in the Quinnipiac poll. Sixty-one percent of respondents say they disapprove of the President's performance, with 55% of people saying they strongly disapprove -- the highest share of...

Next Prime Minister – It’s Boris Johnson vs Sunak vs Mordaunt

Even though Penny Mordaunt isn't presently dealing with an initiative bid - yet is "exploring" from partners on the thought, it is believed that she will eventually place bids for becoming the next Prime Minister of the UK. Ms Mordaunt is broadly expected to make a bid for the Moderate initiative, with 16 MPs advocating her at this beginning phase. She...

Actress Debbie Reynolds dies day after daughter Carrie Fisher’s death

Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, who sang and danced her way into the hearts of millions of moviegoers around the world in musicals like "Singin' in the Rain," died on Wednesday at age 84, her son said.Reynolds, one of the most enduring and endearing Hollywood actresses, died hours after being rushed to the hospital in Los Angeles after suffering...

Happy Diwali: Sunak Destined to Become the UK’s first Hindu Prime Minister

Boris Johnson finished his bid to get back to control in a move nobody saw coming. The unexpected choice, which the previous PM said had been made hesitantly in the wake of perceiving that he wouldn't lead "a unified party in parliament", per AFP. The sensational declaration gives his political adversary Rishi Sunak the edge, nearly making him the unmistakable...

US sanctions Russia over alleged election hacking, Moscow to retaliate

President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the US presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama has issued new sanctions against Russian people and companies that the US government has accused of hacking American institutions ahead of the election. The Treasury Department announced...

UK Climbs to Third Place in World Soft Power Index 2023

The United Kingdom has risen to the third position in the World Soft Power Index 2023, marking a significant leap from last year's fifth place. This ascent in the rankings reflects the nation's continued commitment to global leadership, cultural influence, and diplomatic engagement. A Notable Achievement The UK's rise in the World Soft Power Index is a notable achievement, showcasing the...