Tag Archives: Politics

10Apr/17

Feuding Trump aides meet and agree to end ‘palace intrigue’ – source

Top White House aides Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner met at the request of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and agreed to “bury the hatchet” over their differences, says a senior administration official, in a bid to stop infighting that has distracted from President Donald Trump’s message.

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10Apr/17

Trump’s Supreme Court appointee takes oath for lifetime post

President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court appointee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, is sworn into his lifetime post during a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden attended by President Trump, the second of two such oaths that restores the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority.
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10Apr/17

Thousands of UK police pay respects to officer killed in attack

Police officers line the streets of London as a cortege containing the body of PC Keith Palmer, who was killed in the Westminster attack, is carried to his funeral at Southwark Cathedral.
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10Apr/17

Berlusconi “saves” Easter lambs, angering Italy’s meat lobby

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has infuriated Italy’s meat industry by joining a vegetarian campaign and “adopting” five lambs that would have been butchered for Easter.
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10Apr/17

Far-right’s Le Pen sets her eyes on French election win

Polls indicate that French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s “detoxifying” of her party’s image, shifting the focus onto the forgotten victims of globalisation, has been a success and many see her topping the first round vote on April 23. But they also see her losing the second round run-off to a mainstream rival.
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