The first and second rounds of voting to elect a successor to Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and prime minister of the UK saw five candidates eliminated from the race. One of the four remaining leadership contenders will be picked by the party to take over as PM and look to end the Brexit deadlock.
New Delhi (Sputnik): With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Party having stayed mum in its election manifesto of 2019 on the issue of multi-brand retail, there was speculation of a major possible policy shift.
Wednesday saw the third ballot of Conservative MPs as they look to elect their new leader. The second vote brought the biggest number of votes to Boris Johnson, who left behind Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid, Michael Gove and Rory Stewart.
He’s widely touted as the man who could beat Boris Johnson, current favourite and front-runner in the Tory leadership race by some margin - but who precisely is this lanky, posh-voiced upstart, and what does he actually stand for?
In October last year, the CEO of The Blackstone Group Stephen A Schwarzman, announced a $350m (£279m) gift to establish the Schwarzman College of Computing at MIT in the US, while back in 2007 the philanthropist donated $100m (£79m) to the New York Public Library, where he serves on the board.
NY Times bestselling author, celebrity blogger and biographer Ian Halperin is writing a new book about blonde bombshell Jennifer Aniston, revealing more than a few celebrity secrets along the way.
The move could alarm some Tory MPs, as well as parties such as the Liberal Democrats, whom are advocating for the UK to remain in the European Union.
Chris Pollard worked in the fitness industry for 20 years. In London, he was a coach at several gyms. In 2006, he moved to Paris, where he still lives. Like many athletes, he got injured and took painkillers. He also suffered from Lyme disease.
Boris Johnson was born in New York and his grandfather was born Osman Kemal in Turkey - the son of a journalist and politician who was assassinated in the 1920s - and came to the UK and changed his name to Wilfred Johnson.
The second-highest court in the European Union has upheld a 2016 decision by the European Union Intellectual Property Office to annul the registration of the iconic three-stripe trademark.
The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov attended the inaugural ceremony of the renovated Swiss embassy in Moscow, where the Swiss Ambassador opted to inject some Russian proverbs into his speech to add local colour.
One of the candidates competing to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, Dominic Raab, was eliminated on 18 June from the race after he failed to meet the required threshold of 33 votes.
On 17 January in another accident involving a member of the UK royal family, the Duke of Edinburgh, 98, flipped his Land Rover Freelander after colliding with a car at the Queen's retreat, Sandringham.
A drunk man decided to go for a spin in a tank, and even took a passenger aboard, after the veteran war machine had to be detached from a towing vehicle that had broken down. The tank driver could now face up to eight years in prison for creating a dangerous situation on the road and an additional two years for drunk driving.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The UK police said that a 34-year-old Russian man was killed in East London on Saturday.
A former president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), Michel Platini, was detained earlier in a Paris suburb as part of a corruption probe into awarding of the right to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - RIA Novosti Ukraine portal head Kirill Vyshinsky, who has been held in Ukrainian custody for over a year, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to "absurd" charges brought against him by Ukraine's prosecution, the journalist's lawyer Andrei Domansky said.
A dog’s use of its “puppy dog eyes” is usually a surefire way for the pooch to get its way, but new data from researchers shows that while owners are accustomed to expressive eyebrows in their pets, domesticated canines did not always have this ability.
Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - campaigning to be the next UK Prime Minister - said Tuesday that the United Kingdom would face a catastrophic loss of confidence in politics if the country does not leave the European Union, Reuters reported.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Council of the European Union decided at its meeting on Tuesday to postpone the launch of accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania and will revert to this issue no later than October, the European commissioner said.