George Osborne quits as an MP Play

George Osborne quits as an MP

Former chancellor George Osborne has announced he is to stand down as an MP, ahead of the snap general election on 8 June. The MP for Tatton announced in March that he would become the editor of the Evening Standard, and that he was thrilled to be taking charge of a great newspaper. Apr 19, 2017
Whos in Lions 2017 squad? Play

Whos in Lions 2017 squad?

Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions for a second consecutive series, after coach Warren Gatland unveiled his 41-man squad for the daunting tour of New Zealand this summer. The Wales flanker beat off competition from fellow countryman Alun Wyn Jones and Irelands Rory Best to become just the second man to skipper the team in two tours, after Martin Johnson in 1997 and 2001.The headline exclusion from the squad is the England captain Dylan Hartley, who joins the likes of Chris Robshaw and Steve Borthwick in being omitted despite being the leader of the richest Northern Hemisphere nation. The fulcrum of the Red Rose team, who won successive Six Nations, have also missed out including Joe Launchbury and George Ford, as well the fit-again Robshaw and James Haskell Apr 19, 2017
Babri Masjid

Babri Masjid demolition case: A timeline

The SC has allowed the CBI appeal that challenged withdrawal of conspiracy charges against several senior BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Apr 19, 2017