Ukip leader Paul Nuttall claims: ‘I’m not going anywhere’ after losing Stoke by-election

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall claims: ‘I’m not going anywhere’ after losing Stoke by-election

Labour took some solace from holding on to Stoke-on-Trent Central, where its new MP, Gareth Snell, had faced a concerted challenge from Ukip leader Paul Nuttall. Nuttall was forced to declare he would be staying on as leader after failing to make significant inroads in a seat which voted 70% for Brexit in last years EU referendum and was seen as a key test of his mission to replace Labour as the natural party of the working class of the Midlands and northern England. Feb 24, 2017
Mexican activists paint giant border wall message for Donald Trump

Mexican activists paint giant border wall message for Donald Trump

A group of Mexican activists painted a clear message to the U.S. President Donald Trump on the wall separating both countries on 26 February. The message read: We are neither criminals nor illegals. We are international workers”. The message was painted in light of Trumps vows to build a wall between the two countries and deport millions of undocumented Mexican workers living in the U.S. Feb 27, 2017
Steve Bannon urges supporters to fight corporatist globalist media

Steve Bannon urges supporters to fight corporatist globalist media

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has told supporters at the four-day Conservative Political Action Conference that every day its going to be a fight against the media. Bannon, who rarely makes public remarks, said that Trump will deliver on what he promised when he campaigned to become president. Feb 24, 2017
Donald Trump uses CPAC speech to slam fake news media

Donald Trump uses CPAC speech to slam fake news media

US President Donald Trump has attacked fake news while addressing the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) in Maryland on 25 February. One of Trumps favourite topics, he used the beginning portion of his wide ranging speech to reiterate his belief that organisations that peddle so-called fake news are the enemy of the people. Feb 25, 2017
#OscarsSoWhite? Here are the 6 black actors nominated for 2017 Oscars

#OscarsSoWhite? Here are the 6 black actors nominated for 2017 Oscars

For the past two years the Academy Awards ceremony was criticised for the lack of black actors nominated for an Oscar. It is unclear if #OscarsSoWhite had an effect on the selection of the nominees but this year a record six black actors were nominated for an 2017 award: Denzel Washington, Ruth Negga, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris. Feb 25, 2017
Trump said immigration is damaging Paris during CPAC 2017 speech

Trump said immigration is damaging Paris during CPAC 2017 speech

US President Donald Trump has used Sweden, Germany and the city of Paris as examples for the negative effects of unchecked immigration. Speaking in front of a crowd at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee in National Harbor, Maryland, Trump spoke of his friend Jim who would no longer visit Paris, saying Paris is no longer Paris. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault tweeted as a reaction to Trumps comment: 3.5 million American tourists visited France in 2016, they are always welcome. Feb 25, 2017
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir makes landmark visit to Iraq

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir makes landmark visit to Iraq

Saudi Arabias Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has made a landmark visit to Iraq becoming the first foreign minister to visit the country in 27 years. Adel al-Jubeir met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to confirm the kingdom’s support in the fight against Isis. Feb 26, 2017
Kuala Lumpur airport declared free from toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam assassination

Kuala Lumpur airport declared free from toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam assassination

Kuala Lumpur international airport has been declared free of toxic chemicals. Malaysian authorities searched through a terminal area after it was revealed Kim Jong-nam had been murdered with the toxic nerve agent VX. The estranged brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un died last week after a liquid was splashed in his face by two women at the airport. The UN classes the nerve agent VX as a weapon of mass destruction. A single drop of the liquid can kill within minutes. Feb 26, 2017