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Friday, April 20, 2018
Barbara Bush, the former US first lady and literacy campaigner, has died at the age of 92. She was the matriarchal figure of a political dynasty that included two presidents – her husband George HW Bush and son George W Bush. Mrs Bush, who was first lady from 1989...
A Ghanaian living in the UK has been jailed 20 years for the prominent role he played in a cocaine smuggling deal at the Heathrow Airport in the UK. Wilfred Owusu, 30, was part of a 13-member drug smuggling syndicate busted in December 2016 at the busy airport and...
In 2009, President Kabila sacked more than 90 judges accused of taking bribes More than 250 judges have been sacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo for not having a law degree, and corruption allegations. President Joseph Kabila “sanctioned more than 200 individuals who do not fulfil the conditions to function as magistrates”, Justice Minister Alexis...
The first person in the world to receive two facial transplants says he is feeling well, three months after his latest groundbreaking operation. Jérôme Hamon had his first transplanted face removed last year after signs of rejection following a treatment with an incompatible antibiotic during a cold. The 43...
Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology, a California judge has ruled. The lawsuit alleges that Facebook gathered biometric information without users’ explicit consent. It involves the “tag suggestions” technology, which spots users’ friends in uploaded photos; the lawsuit says this breaches...
Richard Stewart is one of my constituents in Edmonton, where I am the member of parliament. He came to the UK from Jamaica in 1955, aged 10, and has lived here and paid taxes for over six decades. He even played for Middlesex county cricket club. However, in 2013...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is in London for the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on the theme “Towards a Common Future”. The 25th CHOGM, which will take place from today, April 16 to Friday, 20th April, 2018, will afford Heads of Government in the Commonwealth the...
Former FBI director James Comey has said Donald Trump is a man “morally unfit to be president”, who treats women like “pieces of meat”. Mr Comey was giving his first major television interview since he was fired by President Trump last year. He told ABC News that Mr Trump...
A video of esteemed Nigerian Pastor E A Adeboye admonishing Christians who do not pay tithes – the practice of giving 10% of their earnings to the church – has enraged some Nigerians on social media. In the recording, Pastor Adeboye can be heard saying to his congregation “Anyone...
The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites. The strikes were in response to a suspected chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma last week. Explosions hit the capital, Damascus, as well as two...