Protests staged by Bexit rivals as historic Article 50 appeal begins

Protests staged by Bexit rivals as historic Article 50 appeal begins

Tens of pro-Brexit and Eurosceptic activists staged rival demonstrators outside the Supreme Court in London on 5 December. The protests coincided with the first day of the government appealing a ruling from the High Court in November. The decision meant MPs would have to vote on triggering Article 50, the mechanism to split from the EU. The British government, led by Attorney General Jeremy Wright, had unsuccessfully argued that Theresa May and her ministers had the legal authority – residual prerogative powers – to make such a move. Dec 5, 2016
Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa: An enigma until the end

The Tamil Nadu chief minister passed away in Chennai on December 5 at 11 30 pm at Apollo Hospitals at the age of 68 after a brief illness. Dec 6, 2016
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces resignation

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces resignation

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly announced his resignation on 5 December, after eight years in charge. Key, who was praised for his leadership after the global financial crisis, cited his family as the main reason for wanting to resign and told reporters he has no immediate plans for the future. Key said he would vote for his deputy and finance minister Bill English to take over, if he decided to stand. Dec 5, 2016
Amma

Why does Tamil Nadu revere Amma?

From freebies to subsidies of all kinds the Tamil Nadu chief minister has given the common man a lot of benefits. Dec 5, 2016
Who is Pat McCrory? The US politician that wont concede office

Who is Pat McCrory? The US politician that wont concede office

Patrick Lloyd McCrory is an American politician and the 74th Governor of North Carolina – and has been in office since 2013. He has been making headlines in recent weeks after losing the election to rival Attorney General Roy Cooper on 8 November and is refusing to concede, referring to the vote as fraudulent. Dec 3, 2016