UK general election 2017: What you need to know

UK general election 2017: What you need to know

On 8 June 2017, the British public will go to the polls again after Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election in April. Heres everything you need to know in the lead up to one of the most important elections in recent years.  Apr 28, 2017
Caitlyn Jenner emplores Trump to read her new book, then give it to Jeff Sessions

Caitlyn Jenner emplores Trump to read her new book, then give it to Jeff Sessions

Caitlyn Jenner sent a message to U.S. President Donald Trump outside the White House on Thursday: read my book. You might learn something, she added. Jenner was speaking of her memoir, The Secrets of My Life. She asked Trump to give the book to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions after finishing it.The 66-year-old Olympic gold medalist turned television personality has become a spokesperson for equal rights since she came out as transgender in 2015.This isnt the first time Jenner has posted a call to Trump on social media. In April of 2016, she posted a video of herself using a womens bathroom at Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trumps New York hotel. Apr 28, 2017
Amnesty UK vows to confront politicians over toxic language during election campaign

Amnesty UK vows to confront politicians over toxic language during election campaign

Politicians will be confronted if they use toxic language during the general election campaign, Amnesty International UK warned on Friday 28 April. Kate Allen, director of the human rights group, told IBTimes UK that her organisation will call out such behaviour.What politicians say influences public opinion and influences behaviour and there we want them to be careful, she said. Apr 28, 2017
Gift Ngoepe: The first African player in Major League Baseball

Gift Ngoepe: The first African player in Major League Baseball

Gift Ngoepe is the first African-born player in Major League Baseball. The 27-year-old second baseman is originally from Pietersburg, South Africa. Ngoepe spent 8 1/2 years in the minors before being called up by the Pittsburgh Pirates. In his first at-bat, Ngoepe hits a single grounder to center field. While on base, Ngoepe said that he had to fight back the tears. In Ngoepes debut, the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5. I and #39;m from Africa, Ngoepe said after the game. Baseball is not a popular sport, but if you work hard enough and dream a little bit, anything is possible. Apr 28, 2017
Macedonian MPs attacked as 200 protesters storm parliament

Macedonian MPs attacked as 200 protesters storm parliament

The ethnic tensions have been sparked after the breakdown of coalition talks to form a new government. A sticking point is the demand by the Albanian minority, comprising one quarter of the population, that their tongue be recognised as the official second language. Apr 28, 2017
What has Trump done in his first 100 days as president?

What has Trump done in his first 100 days as president?

After taking office on 20 January Donald Trump has kept himself busy in his first one hundred days.From instituting travel bans to launching missiles against Syria. Here is a round-up of what the 45th President of the United States has done so far. Apr 27, 2017
Police inspect bag of knives from Whitehall suspect

Police inspect bag of knives from Whitehall suspect

A man was arrested and Parliament Street was closed at Westminster in the afternoon of 27 April.Vincent McAviney, a journalist with Leading Britains Conversation talk radio, shared a series of images and videos showing the arrest, as well as police transporting him away from the scene.Later footage shows police officers inspecting knives at the scene. Apr 27, 2017