Pakistan arrests opposition leader ahead of planned protest

Pakistan arrests opposition leader ahead of planned protest Pakistan’s anti-graft body arrested an opposition leader Monday over his alleged involvement in a money laundering case. A court rejected bail for him, a move coming just before planned protests next month by his party looking to force PM Imran Khan’s resignation. ...

‘Struggling’ students in Scotland told they can return home amid Covid-19 spike

‘Struggling’ students in Scotland told they can return home after Covid-19 spike Students who are struggling at university accommodation have been told they can return home due to recent outbreaks of Covid-19.  The Education Minister said he does not expect a “mass exodus” after updated guidance was published by the...

Joaquin Phoenix names his newborn after his late brother River Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix names his newborn after his late brother River Phoenix Actor Joaquin Phoenix has welcomed his newborn son with longtime love Rooney Mara and they named their son after someone very special. Joaquin and Rooney‘s newborn child is reportedly named River, after his late brother actor River Phoenix, who...

Trump ‘paid $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017’ and paid no income tax at all in 10 of 15 years – NY Times

Trump ‘paid $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017’ and paid no income tax at all in 10 of 15 years -NY Times claims  Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax in 2016 and 2017 according to the New York Times. The paper has obtained...

Daily News Briefing: New Covid fines of up to £10,000 come into force

Monday 28 September coronavirus updates BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING Monday 28 September 2020 News Briefing - Today's headlines are dominated by the global Coronavirus Pandemic. As of 6:30 am (GMT), these are the global active numbers. Global COVID-19 UPDATE Coronavirus Cases: 33,307,363 Deaths: 1,002,401 Recovered: 24,638,480   Cases growing...