Boris Johnson arrives to attend a Conservative Party event in Nottingham on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct.31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May.
His victory catapults the United Kingdom towards a Brexit showdown with the EU and towards a constitutional crisis at home, as British lawmakers have vowed to bring down any government that tries to leave the bloc without a divorce deal.
On 8 May 1987 a Provisional IRA unit of eight men attacked a police station in the village of Loughgall in county Armagh 15 miles from the Irish border.
It’s unfortunate to have to do this as early as the very first sentence but just so you know, the forthcoming column is nominally a work of satire. It is my job to make fun of politicians, to point out the hypocrisy and absurdity of what they’re up to.
Sheikh Mohamed was received by Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, at Hamad International Airport.
Vladimir Putin has fallen down the stairs at his official residence and soiled himself while continuing to suffer from cancer, a Telegram channel which claims links to his bodyguards has suggested, Daily Mail reported.
A Jordanian policewoman saved a young man from committing suicide from a bridge in the capital Amman. The policewoman appeared begging him to abandon the idea of ending his life, according to a video circulating on social media.
A man contacted another via the “Snapchat” application to buy a valuable watch from him, and after agreeing on the price, the first transferred to the watch owner Dhs80,000, while the latter did not deliver the watch and delayed returning its price.