Lawmaking

Brexit is in peril, UK PM May warns ahead of vote on her deal

Brexit is in peril, UK PM May warns ahead of vote on her deal

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain’s planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win [more…]

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have written a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May setting [more…]

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given [more…]

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

Published 14/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained stalled [more…]

India’s top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on…

India’s top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on…

Published 14/01/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to respond in six weeks on pleas challenging a recent home ministry order [more…]

Top Bollywood director Hirani denies sexual assault allegations

Top Bollywood director Hirani denies sexual assault allegations

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - Renowned Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a subordinate over a period of six months in 2018. Hirani, [more…]

Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Published 14/01/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Police in China’s eastern province of Jiangsu have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines, the Global [more…]

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican senator close to President Donald Trump on Sunday backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government, in the 23rd day [more…]

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered [more…]

Forget fantasy Brexit, UK tells lawmakers as crucial deal debate…

Forget fantasy Brexit, UK tells lawmakers as crucial deal debate…

Published 09/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government cautioned lawmakers on Wednesday that it was a delusion to think that the government would be [more…]