President Trump Has a New Travel Ban – TIME

(WASHINGTON) — Citizens of eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and […]

Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions – Fox News

WASHINGTON –  Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, and […]

US expands travel ban to include Chad

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Passengers arrive at Washington’s international airport in July after the Supreme Court The United States has expanded its controversial travel ban to include people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad. The White House said the restrictions follow a review of information sharing by foreign governments. Donald Trump issued a presidential […]

Iraq’s Kurdistan region holds independence vote

Media captionKexit? Iraqi Kurdistan referendum explained – by the voters themselves Voters are heading to the polls in a controversial independence referendum in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Iraq’s prime minister has warned he will take “necessary measures to preserve the unity of the country”. Western countries have expressed concern that the poll could provoke […]

Labour pledges law to cut credit card debt

Image copyright PA Legislation limiting the amount of interest that can be charged on credit card debts is being promised by the Labour Party. Under the changes, nobody would pay more in interest than they had originally borrowed. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says more than three million people are “trapped” by credit card debt. He […]

Anger at Labour conference Brexit vote

Image copyright EPA Image caption There have been pro-EU protests outside the party conference Pro-EU Labour MPs have expressed their anger after no Brexit motions were chosen to be voted on at party conference. Instead, delegates chose Grenfell Tower, rail, growth and investment, public sector pay, workers’ rights, the NHS, housing and social care. Party […]

Brexit: Fresh round of negotiations to take place

Image copyright PA Brexit Secretary David Davis will lead the UK team of negotiators into their fourth round of talks with EU officials in Brussels on Monday. It will be the first opportunity for the European delegation to respond to Theresa May’s speech in Florence. Mrs May aimed to restore momentum to a process that […]

Labour to offer some women earlier retirement option

Image caption Changes to women’s retirement age sparked widespread protests Labour would allow hundreds of thousands of women born in the 1950s to retire at 64 on a reduced state pension, rather than wait until 66. Government changes to the retirement age have been “chaotic”, shadow work and pensions secretary Debbie Abrahams will tell Labour’s […]

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