Big Protests in South Africa Force Ramaphosa to End London Visit

Big Protests in South Africa Force Ramaphosa to End London Visit

[Read More: How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption.] Mr. Ramaphosa had been in London to attend a gathering of leaders of the Commonwealth nations, which South Africa rejoined in 1994 when a democratic authorities was elected after the autumn of white-minority rule. The journey, which included conferences with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime […]

U.S. and U.K. Warn of Cybersecurity Threat From Russia

U.S. and U.Ok. Warn of Cybersecurity Threat From Russia

Ciaran Martin, chief govt of Britain’s National Cyber Security Center, mentioned Russia had focused “millions” of gadgets in each nations, typically looking for to hack into particular person properties or small companies or to regulate their routers. “Once you own the router, you own all the traffic, to include the chance to harvest credentials and […]

Worker Dies After Fall in Manhattan Subway Tunnel

Theresa May Earns Cold Reception in U.Ok. Parliament Over Syria Attacks

But by making their voices heard, members of Parliament made clear the potential political dangers to Mrs. May, who doesn’t have a transparent parliamentary majority, had been she to repeat navy motion with out session with lawmakers. Legally, the British prime minister was not obliged to seek the advice of Parliament earlier than ordering the […]

Martin Sorrell Resigns as Chief of WPP Advertising Agency

Martin Sorrell Resigns as Chief of WPP Advertising Agency

On April three, the board of WPP mentioned it had appointed an impartial counsel to analyze an allegation of what it known as “personal misconduct” in opposition to Mr. Sorrell. Richard Oldworth, a spokesman for WPP, mentioned on Saturday that he couldn’t remark past the corporate assertion. But in a separate assertion to staff on […]

Voters Must ‘Stand Up’ for Peace in Ireland, Blair Says

Voters Must ‘Stand Up’ for Peace in Ireland, Blair Says

The persistence of these political leaders introduced tangible rewards. Almost 1,500 folks died in Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” throughout the 20 years earlier than the settlement (often known as the Belfast Agreement), in comparison with fewer than 150 victims of conflict-related violence since, in accordance with the BBC. But the accord is underneath acute strain. “Peace […]

‘Hamilton’ Wins Big at Olivier Awards, Taking 7 Trophies

‘Hamilton’ Wins Big at Olivier Awards, Taking 7 Trophies

Photo The solid of “Hamilton” carried out on the Olivier Awards in London on Sunday. The trophies received by the present included greatest new musical. Credit Jeff Spicer/Getty Images LONDON — “Hamilton,” the historic hip-hop musical in regards to the United States’ first Treasury secretary, dominated the Olivier Awards on Sunday night time, scooping up […]

London Confronts a Spate of Murders, With Most Victims Killed by Knives

London Confronts a Spate of Murders, With Most Victims Killed by Knives

A 12 months with 200 homicides, for a metropolis of greater than eight.5 million folks, could be removed from a stunning excessive within the United States. New York City, with a roughly comparable inhabitants measurement, had 292 murders final 12 months, in line with the 2018 Police Commissioner’s Report, and that was a record low. […]

Grenfell Tower Survivors Still Displaced 10 Months After Blaze

Grenfell Tower Survivors Still Displaced 10 Months After Blaze

“We just accepted temporary housing to get out of the hotel, but all this moving and limbo is really harming our children,” Ms. Kazmi added. “My 5-year-old is so confused and still asks me when we are going home.” The Grenfell blaze has come to represent inequality in considered one of London’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the […]

New Arrest in $20 Million Heist, Britain’s Biggest Burglary

New Arrest in $20 Million Heist, Britain’s Biggest Burglary

The thieves ransacked 73 secure deposit bins and stuffed the loot into plastic rubbish cans earlier than making their getaway. Officers later discovered the e-book “Forensics for Dummies” at one suspect’s residence. They continued to make use of their cellphones after the housebreaking, serving to detectives to hint them. Prosecutors stated that the ringleaders — […]

Ecuador Cuts Off Julian Assange’s Internet Access. Again.

Ecuador Cuts Off Julian Assange’s Internet Access. Again.

Two Assange supporters — the English rock musician Brian Eno and the Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis — speculated that Ecuador was reacting to tweets wherein Mr. Assange criticized the Spanish authorities’s detention of Catalan separatists and the latest arrest, in Germany, of the separatist chief Carles Puigdemont. They referred to as efforts to isolate Mr. […]