Listen to review bodies on public sector pay, says Gove – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGove’s quick-fire answers on the Andrew Marr show – Brexit and his return to the cabinet The government should listen to review bodies’ recommendations for public sector pay, Michael Gove has said. His comments come as the prime minister and chancellor face increasing pressure from ministers and backbenchers to end the 1% public sector pay cap. The environment secretary did not call…

July 3, 2017

Oval Office Press Chaos: ‘You Guys Are Getting Worse,’ Says Trump

Video of the scene appears to show news photographers bumping a small table holding a lamp next to Trump, toppling it. Someone else can be heard in video saying, Stop. This is the Oval Office. Stop it. When things calmed down, Trump called South Korea a major trading partner with the United States. He said the very, very strong relationship is good for American workers, but his administration is renegotiating…

July 1, 2017

El Hadji Diouf of Senegal on why he is not ‘a bad guy’ – BBC News

‘Bad loser’ But now in his retirement he is telling his story. “I am a lion, I am a bad loser and it’s not wrong to be a bad loser,” says Diouf of his often combative mood during his playing days. “I have got character and I want people to respect me.” Diouf, who has now permanently moved back to the Senegalese capital Dakar, says he was often misunderstood during…

June 26, 2017

Cuban Government Says Trump Will Not Weaken The Revolution

In a statement read out on the evening news, the Communist government said Trump was resorting to coercive methods of the past that hurt the Cuban people and prevented economic development but would not weaken the revolution. The Cuban government denounces the new measures hardening the blockade that are destined to fail … and that will not achieve their aim of weakening the revolution, Havana said. He said he based…

June 17, 2017

Merkel says EU is ‘ready to start Brexit negotiations’ – BBC News

A spokesman for Mrs Merkel had previously refused to be drawn on the issue out of “politeness and respect” while the process of forming a new UK government was under way. Mrs May says she will form a government with the Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats. Can Theresa May stay as PM? May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks What the election result means for…

June 10, 2017

‘Terrorism Has No Religion:’ Muslims Across The UK Slam London Attackers

Terrorism has no religion, Imam Abdul Quddus Arif, of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community, told HuffPost UK on Sunday,slamming the assailants twisted beliefs. Basically, not in my name, not in the name of Islam. I want to make that very clear. Imam Abdul Quddus Arif from the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community speaks out against Islamic extremism. Arifs message was echoed by other Muslim organizations across the country, condemning Islamic extremism….

June 5, 2017

The Portland Heroes Who Stood Up To Hate

What they shared, according to friends and family, was a willingness to put others first and stand up to wrongdoing. He was saying things about how Muslims should die and how theyve been killing Christians for years, Dyjuana Hudson, one of the girls mothers, said. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler on Saturday called all three men heroes. Man, hes just the best person. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche was a friend who would…

May 29, 2017

Ben Stiller And Christine Taylor Split After 17 Years Of Marriage

With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate, the couple said in a joint statement to Entertainment Tonight. Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends. We kindly ask that the media respect our privacy at this time. In 2013, Stiller opened up about…

May 28, 2017

Manchester Arena blast: Election campaigning suspended – BBC News

“We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack,” she said. Mr Corbyn said he was “horrified” by the incident. “Today the whole country will grieve for the people who have lost their lives,” he said. The Labour leader said he had been briefed about the operational response by Greater Manchester Metro Mayor Andy Burnham. “I would like…

May 23, 2017