Friday , February 26 2021

Foreign

White House aide fired after leaks on Trump family

Trump family

US President Donald Trump’s personal assistant has been forced to resign from the White House after leaking private information about his family. Madeleine Westerhout, 29, was abruptly removed on Thursday after the president learned she had been talking to reporters at a dinner this month. She was drinking and bragging …

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Feds indict 80 people in massive web of scams tied to Nigerians

web of scams

Federal prosecutors say 80 people, most of them Nigerians, have been charged in the United States with being part of a widespread conspiracy that stole millions of dollars from businesses and elderly individuals through a variety of scams then laundered the money. Law enforcement officers arrested 14 people in the …

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Major travel disruption after power cut across England, Wales

Commuters have been left stranded across the UK after large parts of the country had been left without electricity in a major power cut. Blackouts have been reported in London and the South East, the South-West, Wales, as well as the Midlands, the North-West and the North East. The Department …

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Kenya deports 17 foreign directors of betting firms

Kenya deports 17 foreign directors of betting firms

Kenya’s war on betting reached new heights on Wednesday when its interior ministry ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in the country. The deportation order comes almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop processing payments for sports betting firms. Online sports betting …

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UK Ambassador to US resigns over ‘inept’ Trump regime comment

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump’s administration. The ambassador was branded “a very stupid guy” by Donald Trump, after emails emerged calling his administration “clumsy and inept”. The Foreign Office praised Sir Kim’s “professionalism and …

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go down same time

What would happen if Facebook and some of its apps — such as Instagram and WhatsApp — were to all go down at about the same time? And then stay intermittently out for hours? On Wednesday, people around the world found out when all three services experienced interruptions throughout the …

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MUM AND GIRLFRIEND BEHEAD NINE-YEAR OLD SON

HEARTLESS MUM

  Heartless mum, 27 known as Rosana Candido and lesbian partner Kacyla Pessosa, 28 both residents of Samabaia, 20 miles from the capital of Brazil beheaded her 9-year-old son because he reminded her of his father. The two women stabbed the boy several times with knives. They also removed the …

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Queen welcomes President Trump to palace

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have met the Queen on the first day of their state visit to the UK. The pair went to Buckingham Palace for a private lunch and welcome ceremony. Mr and Mrs Trump laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown …

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Trump denies calling Meghan ‘nasty’ despite audio recording

Trump denies calling Meghan 'nasty' despite audio recording

US President Donald Trump has denied calling the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, “nasty” despite the comments being recorded. “I never called Meghan Markle ‘nasty’,” he tweeted on Sunday, adding: “Made up by the Fake News Media, and they got caught cold!” Mr Trump made his remarks about the duchess …

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Photos: Buhari sworn in for second term as Nigerian president

Buhari sworn in for second term as Nigerian president

Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term as president of Nigeria at a ceremony in the capital, Abuja. The president took his oath of office in traditional dress – simple white robes and an embroidered hat. “I do solemnly swear that I will be faithful and bear …

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