Australian senator breastfeeds baby whilst moving a motion for first time

Australian senator breastfeeds baby whilst moving a motion for first time

Australian Greens Senator Larissa Waters breastfed her baby daughter, Alia, while moving a motion in the Senate on Thursday, 22 June. Waters made headlines just weeks earlier for being the first federal lawmaker to breastfeed during Senate proceedings, being the first MP to benefit from a new family friendly rule change made in February 2016. Jun 22, 2017
European Council President Donald Tusk refuses to rule out reversal of Brexit

European Council President Donald Tusk refuses to rule out reversal of Brexit

European Council President Donald Tusk quoted British singer John Lennon on June 22, as he was telling reporters he still imagined a possibility that Britain remains in the European Union. Discussing the different possible outcomes of Brexit negotiations at a news conference, Tusk said the EU itself had been built on dreams that seemed impossible to achieve. Jun 22, 2017
Theresa May says combustible cladding used on other buildings

Theresa May says combustible cladding used on other buildings

Cladding on a number of British tower blocks has been confirmed as combustible in tests conducted after a deadly fire in west London, Prime Minister Theresa May said on 22 June. May was making a statement in the House of Commons about the Grenfell Tower fire, in which 79 people have been confirmed dead, or are missing presumed dead. Jun 22, 2017
Saudi Arabias Crown Prince replaced by Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabias Crown Prince replaced by Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia has removed Muhammad bin Nayef as the crown prince and replaced him with defence minister Mohammed bin Salman in a dramatic changeover in the ultra-conservative kingdoms royal family. Salman, 31, son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, was previously the countrys deputy crown prince. Nayef, the kings nephew and a familiar face in Washington, was overseeing Saudi Arabias powerful interior ministry in charge of the security affairs of the kingdom. He has now been removed from all his official posts. Jun 21, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn does not bow during Queens Speech

Jeremy Corbyn does not bow during Queens Speech

During the Queens Speech on 21 June, Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn didnt bow his head, as is tradition, when entering the House of Lords to meet the Queen. Corbyn is a well-known republican and has hit headlines before by flouting conventions surrounding the Queen and the national anthem.  Jun 21, 2017