Henry Bolton defeats Anne Marie Waters to be named Ukip leader

Henry Bolton defeats Anne Marie Waters to be named Ukip leader

The Nigel Farage-backed candidate has been elected leader of the UK Independence Party after a vote during the party conference on 29 September. Anti-Islam candidate Waters, who was favourite for the leadership, came in second place. Sep 29, 2017
Mass brawl breaks out in Ugandan parliament

Mass brawl breaks out in Ugandan parliament

Lawmakers could be seen exchanging punches and kicks in the Kampala parliament on 27 September, over a fiercely a disputed move to change the constitution and allow long serving President Yoweri Museveni to stay in power. 73-year-old Museveni will soon pass the age cap in the Ugandan constitution, but MPs are now hoping to remove that and allow him to seek re-election in the 2021 vote. This is the second day in a row that MPs have fought in parliament over the issue. Sep 28, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour on the threshold of power

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour on the threshold of power

The Labour leader spoke at the conference in Brighton on September 27, entering the Brighton Centre to chants of Oh Jeremy Corbyn. The Finsbury Park MP then made a wide ranging speech, touching on the Conservative government, Brexit and US President Donald Trump. Sep 27, 2017
Thousands evacuated as Vanuatu Volcano threatens to erupt

Thousands evacuated as Vanuatu Volcano threatens to erupt

More than 6,000 people were moved to emergency shelters on Vanuatus northern island Ambae in the South Pacific as a volcano threatens to erupt, officials said on 26 September. Vanuatu is one of the worlds poorest nations, where locals are almost entirely reliant on food grown in their garden to survive, aid workers said. Sep 27, 2017
Donald Trump warns North Korea of devastating consequences if US uses military option

Donald Trump warns North Korea of devastating consequences if US uses military option

In the latest addition to a series of threats made against North Korea, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (26 September) said the rogue regime would face devastating consequences if Washington is forced to take military action against it. A military attack was not his preferred option, but the US was well prepared to carry out one, he warned.Speaking at a press conference in Washington along with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, the American leader promised to fix the North Korea mess. Sep 27, 2017