Chequers

Chequers: Theresa May’s Brexit deal explained

Theresa May's Chequers plan has been dominating the news cycle as of late, with various MPs voicing their doubts over the proposals. However, despite the backlash, many remain confused regarding the finer details of what...

Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to UN

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, announced on Tuesday she will resign in January. After two years in the post, the resignation came as a shock to allied diplomats and other senior officials. “I thought she...

Trump: Kavanaugh sexual assault claims were a “hoax”

Donald Trump has said the new supreme court justice Brett Kavanaugh has been “proven innocent” of allegations of sexual assault. The US president said on Monday at the White House as the new justice swore an oath, that...

Over 300 women arrested in Supreme Court protest

Over 300 protesters against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have been arrested. Among the hundred arrested were comedian Amy Schumer and model Emily Ratajkowski, who were part of the sit-in at a Senate office building before the vote. The...
Conservative Conference

Conservative Conference 2018: Theresa May delivers keynote speech

The Conservative Conference of 2018 drew to a close on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Theresa May delivered her keynote speech. The Prime Minister walked onto the stage to Abba's 'Dancing Queen', a nod to her...
trump

Trump: US President mocks Christine Blasey Ford

Donald Trump took the opportunity to mock Dr Christine Blasey Ford whilst speaking to hundreds of supporters in Mississippi on Tuesday night. Trump imitated Ford, who has been in testimony before the Senate judiciary committee over claims that...

Civil partnerships open to heterosexual couples

Theresa May has announced plans for heterosexual couples in the UK to have the right to enter civil partnerships. The prime minister made the announcement at the Conservative party conference held in Birmingham, where she pledged to end...

US & Canada agree to new trade deal

The US and Canada have reached a new trade deal, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). Along with Mexico, the new deal was agreed on following six weeks of negotiations and is called the United...