On 21 October, UK Parliament speaker John Bercow blocked the government’s attempt to vote on a new Brexit deal that Prime Minister Johnson recently negotiated with the EU. Despite Parliament having ordered to request a delay, Johnson still insists on leaving the EU by the 31 October deadline, with or without a deal.
Jordan Peterson rose to fame following a number of videos he posted on YouTube denouncing the extremes of political correctness, and arguing that quite a few widely accepted modern-day social norms go against his own freedom of speech.
The politician managed to keep his seat after a rocky year – he was accused of repeatedly wearing blackface and brownface in the early 2000s. Justin Trudeau also faced uproar and calls for his resignation after prosecutors suggested he was involved in meddling in a corruption case.
Ricardo Escobar claims the copyright on a flamethrower that Elon Musk’s the Boring Company started selling in January of 2018 belongs to the two brothers.
Canada's PPC will not be getting any seats in the House of Commons as a result of Monday's federal election. Nevertheless, party leader Maxime Bernier has stated that "it's only the beginning", and he aims for better results in the next election.
Earlier this month, the French fashion house signed US President Donald Trump’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” in a bid to create more job opportunities and professional training for employees across the country.
On 21 October, Canada held its 43rd general election, with the voting taking place in 338 districts. The leading competitors were the ruling Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau and Andrew Sheer's Conservative Party.
The vessel with 33 people on board left St. Petersburg on 17 October and was heading to the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia, Russia.