My deal or no Brexit, says May

Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that no Brexit at all is the most likely outcome if MPs reject her withdrawal deal today, as she sought to persuade MPs to back her. With a clear majority of parliamentarians set to oppose her deal, the...

Second Commons defeat for Theresa May in Brexit vote

Rebel Conservative MPs join with Labour as a fresh blow to the government in a Commons Brexit vote.The government has now got three days to come up with a new plan if Mrs May's EU withdrawal deal is rejected by MPs next week. A second referendum...

Ousted CBI chief Alok Verma quits

Ousted CBI chief Alok Verma resigned on Friday, a day after he was shifted from the post by a high-level committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Mod

10% quota for the economically weak passed in Parliament

Rajya Sabha (Upper house) of the Indian Parliament today passes the Bill arguing for a 10 per cent quota in jobs and education for people from general category who also belong to the economically weaker sections.

Sharif denied helper in jail, told to maintain room on his own

Pakistan’s incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif will maintain his jail room on his own as the Punjab province government refused to provide him a prisoner who could serve as his orderly, according to a media report

Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM for fourth term

Sheikh Hasina was sworn in as Bangladesh’s Prime Minister for fourth term after a landslide election victory marred by deadly violence and claims of widespread rigging

Southern Cross Austereo, the radio company behind the prank call to Royal nurse Jacintha Saldanha, donated 500,000 Australian dollars (£289,000) to a trust fund for the benefit of the deceased nurse's family following an inquest into her suicide...

Southern Cross Austereo, the radio company behind the prank call to Royal nurse Jacintha Saldanha, donated 500,000 Australian dollars (£289,000) to a trust fund for the benefit of the deceased nurse's family following an inquest into her suicide...



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