Thursday, February 22

Day: November 9, 2016

Michelle Obama is the popular choice to run for president in 2020 after the Donald Trump win
America, ENGLISH

Michelle Obama is the popular choice to run for president in 2020 after the Donald Trump win

    The Donald Trump win devastated many who wanted America to elect its first female president. However, some have already cast aside their previous female candidate, Hillary Clinton, and are now endorsing another potential first female president - Michelle Obama. The First Lady to Barack Obama is very popular and many think she would be in with a chance of winning the election for the Democrats in 2020. Michelle Obama: Trumps comments should not be seen as 'politics as usual' Play! 02:36 The hashtag #Michelle2020 trended on Twitter as people voiced their hopes she would save the US from President Trump. While some are tweeting in jest, others seem to actually want her to run to be president of the United States as a tonic to Donald Trump's impending term.
Donald Trump wins as President of Ameria
America, ENGLISH

Donald Trump wins as President of Ameria

    Donald Trump shattered expectations on Tuesday with an election night victory that revealed deep anti-establishment anger among American voters and set the world on a journey into the political unknown. The Republican nominee has achieved one of the most improbable political victories in modern US history, despite a series of controversies that would easily have destroyed other candidacies, extreme policies that have drawn criticism from both sides of the aisle, a record of racist and sexist behaviour, and a lack of conventional political experience. After surprise early victories in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio, it fell to the Rust Belt states of the industrial midwest to determine the result of his stunning upset. Wisconsin and Michigan, two states hit hard by a decl...
European Parliament considers plan to let individual Brits opt in to keep their EU citizenship
ENGLISH, Europe

European Parliament considers plan to let individual Brits opt in to keep their EU citizenship

    EU citizenship would allow Brits to keep freedom of movement The European Parliament is to consider a plan that would allow British citizens to opt-in and keep their European Union citizenship – and its associated benefits – once the UK leaves the EU. The proposal, which has been put before a parliamentary committee as an amendment, would grant the citizens of former member states the voluntary right to retain “associate citizenship” of the EU. Associate citizens would be allowed to keep free movement across the EU as full citizens currently enjoy and would be allowed to vote in European Parliament elections, meaning they were still represented in Brussels. The proposal could potentially give Brits who live and work across borders a workaround to the disruption caused by t...
Theresa May’s three day trade mission trip to Delhi
Asia, ENGLISH

Theresa May’s three day trade mission trip to Delhi

    Prime Minister Theresa May visits the Sri Someshwara Hindu temple in Bangalore Theresa May’s visit to India will decrease her lifespan by several hours due to the heavy air pollution in the city's capital, experts have said. The Prime Minister’s three-day trade mission to Delhi will have exposed her to air that is 36 times more toxic than London, according to an analysis commissioned by Greenpeace's Energydesk. The Indian capital has been experiencing one of the worst air pollution episodes in its history in recent weeks, after Diwali celebrations enveloped the city in a deep smog made up of smoke, ash and other pollutants. Cambridge University statistician David Spiegelhalter told Energydesk the Prime Minister's exposure to the such air pollution levels could knock hours ...
Dozens injured and passengers trapped after tram overturns at Croydon
ENGLISH, London

Dozens injured and passengers trapped after tram overturns at Croydon

    Dozens of people were injured and five people were left trapped after a tram overturned in a major incident in Croydon. The London Fire Brigade confirmed 40 people were injured after the tram came off the tracks in a tunnel near Sandlilands tram station. Emergency services were called at 6.10am as torrential rain battered London.