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 […]

UK and Scottish governments in Brexit talks

Image copyright Getty Images The UK and Scottish governments are due to hold a fresh round of talks on Brexit in London. Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney and Brexit minister Mike Russell will meet First Secretary of State Damian Green to discuss concerns about the EU Withdrawal Bill. UK ministers have said it is […]

Week 3 fantasy football winners and losers – ESPN

7:59 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The predictable: Tom Brady led all quarterbacks in fantasy points through the 1 p.m. ET game block, his 35.72 giving him the 19th instance of at least 30 in his NFL career. The unpredictable: The Nos. 2, 3 and 4 quarterbacks in fantasy points […]

US expands travel ban to include N Korea

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 […]

Trump’s travel ban to be replaced with restrictions on more countries – Politico

A sign for International Arrivals is shown at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Monday, June 26 in Seattle. | AP Photo By JOSH GERSTEIN and TED HESSON 09/24/2017 07:35 PM EDT Updated 09/24/2017 07:57 PM EDT 2017-09-24T07:57-0400 President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban will morph into a new set of restrictions on travelers from an expanded […]

Trump issues new travel ban restricting entry from 8 countries – ABC News

President Trump has issued a presidential proclamation banning or restricting travel from eight countries, adding Chad and Venezuela and North Korea to the original list of Iran, Libya, Somalia Syria, and Yemen. The administration is taking a tailored approach, providing a variety of conditions, ranging form suspended immigrant and non-immigrant travel to allowing travel nonimmigrants […]

Germany election: Merkel wins fourth term, nationalists rise

Media captionMerkel’s conservatives and right-wing nationalists rejoice German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term while nationalists have made a historic surge in federal elections, exit polls show. Her conservative CDU/CSU bloc has seen its worst result in almost 70 years but will remain the largest in parliament. Its current coalition partner, […]

Bus crash in Austrian Alps averted after tourist applies brake

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The incident took place in the Tyrolean Alps A quick-thinking French tourist has been praised for preventing a bus from plunging over a cliff in the Austrian Alps after the driver passed out. The vehicle was travelling through the mountains in the Tyrolean Alps with 21 passengers on board […]

Laver Cup 2017: Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal win first doubles match

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal each won two of the four Grand Slams this year Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played as doubles partners for the first time on the second day of the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague. Swiss Federer and Spaniard Nadal, who have won a combined 35 Grand Slam titles, are part […]