US judge blocks Trumps immigration ban; White House vows to appeal Play

US judge blocks Trumps immigration ban; White House vows to appeal

US President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban has been blocked by a federal judge. Judge James Robart’s temporary restraining order is a challenge to Trump’s policy which banned nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US.The Seattle judge said travel restrictions could be lifted straight away. The Justice Department is set to appeal the ruling, with the White House branding the ruling outrageous. Feb 4, 2017
Dutch election 2017: What you need to know Play

Dutch election 2017: What you need to know

The first of three major elections in Europe will take place in the Netherlands on 15 March 2017. Nearly 12.7 million people are eligible to vote and x parties will take part in the election. Current polls place Geert Wilders’ far-right Party for Freedom (PVV) first with 31% but other parties have already announced that they would not join a coalition with the anti-immigration and anti-EU party. Feb 4, 2017