No downgrading of ranks of armed forces compared to their civilian counterparts, defence ministry clarifies
IBTimes UK runs down all the information you need to know ahead of the US Election on 8 November, including what time results will be in, which states are most important, and what date either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be inaugurated.
Oct 27, 2016
Japanese Prince Mikasa, uncle of Emperor Akihito, died at the age of 100 on Thursday, 27 October. He was the oldest imperial family member in the world. According to local media reports, his health had waned in the last few months and had been in and out of hospital for pneumonia since May. He died at 8.34am local time at a hospital in Tokyo after his condition worsened.
Oct 27, 2016
After steel flyover, BMTC's proposal to buy 150 electric buses for Rs 2.7 crore each raises eyebrows
Conservative MP and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is maintaining his disapproving stance on the expansion of Heathrow Airport, and has vowed to continue to do so. He is not the only Conservative MP to go against the governments position, as Zac Goldsmith has pledged to resign as an MP. The government is expected to launch a public consultation on a third runway at Heathrow ahead of a parliamentary vote in the winter of 2017/18.
Oct 25, 2016
During Prime Ministers Questions on 26 October, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn accused the government of having no plan when it came to Brexit. Corbyn poked fun at the prime ministers Brexit means Brexit phrase and likened it to that of the Baldrick, a character from the comedy series Blackadder.
Oct 26, 2016
Seeking votes in the name of religion is "evil" but 1995 'Hindutva' judgement to stand: Supreme Court
Razvan Rusu was sentenced to eight months in prison for dangerous driving at Harrow Crown Court for using his mobile whilst driving his HGV lorry. Rusu had used his phone for 2km (1.2 miles) before the crash damaging three cars and injuring two drivers. Rusu pleaded guilty.
Oct 25, 2016
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