Diane Abbott mixes her numbers up again when asked about Labours local election losses Play

Diane Abbott mixes her numbers up again when asked about Labours local election losses

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott got her figures mixed up again when she was asked if she knew what Labours net losses were in the local elections on May 5. Abbott said at the time of this interview I think the net losses were about 50. She then went on to claim she had meant to say around 100 when she was told by the reporter that the actual figure was 125. May 5, 2017
Vince Cable says Ukip and Conservatives are  effectively the same Play

Vince Cable says Ukip and Conservatives are effectively the same

Vince Cable stated the Liberal Democrats enjoyed a positive outcome in the local elections after being quite badly damaged in the coalition years. Mr Cable described the Conservatives and Ukip as effectively the same and insisted that if voters want an alternative we are it. May 5, 2017
Marine Le Pen Booed at Reims Cathedral Play

Marine Le Pen Booed at Reims Cathedral

A crowd gathered outside the cathedral ahead of Le Pens arrival and booed her, shouting, Give back the money! according to reports.After touring the cathedral, Le Pen left by a side door, where she was again jeered. May 5, 2017
Chinas C919 passenger jet takes off for maiden flight Play

Chinas C919 passenger jet takes off for maiden flight

The first Chinese-built passenger jet has taken off from Shanghai for its maiden flight. The C919 aircraft aims to compete with the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 for the $2tn-worth global jet market. Some 570 of the planes have already been ordered, according to state-owned manufacturer Comac – and mostly by Chinese carriers. May 5, 2017
Greenpeace activists climb Eiffel Tower in Marine Le Pen protest Play

Greenpeace activists climb Eiffel Tower in Marine Le Pen protest

Greenpeace activists climbed the Eiffel Tower to unveil a banner in protest against Marine Le Pen. The group believes the far-right candidate is a threat to the French values of liberty, equality and fraternity. A dozen Greenpeace activists were detained for questioning, police sources said. Pariss police chief called emergency talks on security over the protest which happened in broad daylight. May 5, 2017