Nick Clegg: Growing gap between what public expects and the reality of Brexit

Nick Clegg: Growing gap between what public expects and the reality of Brexit

The UK government will face a Brexit backlash once the public realises it cannot deliver on its outlandish and utopian promises, Nick Clegg said on 28 March. The former deputy prime minister also rebuked claims from Brexit Secretary David Davis that Britain will enjoy the same benefits outside of the Single Market. Mar 28, 2017
Assad’s hands are ‘stained with the blood of the Syrian people’ claims opposition

Assad’s hands are ‘stained with the blood of the Syrian people’ claims opposition

The Syrian opposition delegation participating in the fifth round of the Syria peace talks that resumed in Geneva on Friday (25 March), said it will not accept any presence of Bashar al-Assad in the war-torn country’s peace process.The delegations of the Syrian government and opposition groups arrived at the Palace of Nations on 27 March and respectively talked with the Deputy Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy. The government delegation’s head, Bashar al-Jaafari, did not issue any statement after the meeting, while the head of the opposition delegation, Nasr al-Hariri, reiterated the opposition’s stance at a press conference after the meeting. Mar 28, 2017
Dashcam footage shows police car intentionally running over and killing suspect

Dashcam footage shows police car intentionally running over and killing suspect

Dashcam footage shows the moment an officer intentionally ran over, and killed a suspect, following a shootout.Madison Dickson, 21, was wanted for several gun-related crimes and had gotten into a shootout with police before she was hit by the vehicle.Tulsa police department released the footage on 24 March. An edited version includes a slow down and a circle around the suspect’s hand to emphasize her gun. It is unclear who is firing the shots because it is not seen on camera. The officer - identified as Jonathan Grafton in local reports - aims the vehicle at Dickson and runs her over.In another video officers are heard yelling at Dickson to show her hands, and to put her hands behind her back. An officer also can be heard saying he’s going to tase her.Grafton has been on paid administrative leave since the incident. Mar 28, 2017
Police in Moscow beat protester at anti-corruption rally

Police in Moscow beat protester at anti-corruption rally

Video footage has emerged showing a group of policemen dragging and beating a man during the anti-corruption rally in Moscow on 26 March. Police detained at least 500 protesters in Moscow, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and hundreds across Russia after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Mar 28, 2017
Paul Nuttall: Ukip must become the guard dog of Brexit

Paul Nuttall: Ukip must become the guard dog of Brexit

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has said Ukip must become the guard dog and watch Theresa May closely during the two-year-long Brexit negotiations with the EU. Speaking on 27 March, two days before the prime minister plans to invoke Article 50, Nuttall insisted that he and the party wish Theresa May all the best in the negotiation process. Mar 27, 2017