Crowd chants ‘send her back’ as Trump attacks Ilhan Omar

Representative Ilhan Omar [crowd boos] of a really great state I almost won for the first time in decades and decades, Minnesota, a great state. [crowd boos] [crowd cheers] He goes home now to mummy and he gets reprimanded and that’s the end. Sorry mummy, sorry mum. And obviously and importantly Omar has a history […]

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Kamala Harris attacks Joe Biden’s record on race in Democratic debate

I do not believe you are a racist and I agree with you when you commit yourself to the importance of finding common ground. But I also believe – and it is personal and it was actually very … It was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two United States senators who […]

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‘Order!’ Why Europeans are turning to John Bercow for light relief in Brexit chaos

Order! Calm yourself man! The lion must get back in its den! Order! You’re yelling across the chamber. Be quiet. Mr Jacob … Order! You are over-excitable and you need to contain yourself. If it requires you to take some medicament, then so be it. Order! The honourable gen… Order! This kiss a ginger activity […]

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Mike Pence backs Venezuelan protesters seeking to oust President Nicolás Maduro

Hello, I’m Mike Pence, the vice-president of the United States and on behalf of president Donald Trump and all the American people, let me express the unwavering support of the United States as you, the people of Venezuela, raise your voices in a call for freedom. Nicolás Maduro is a dictator with no legitimate claim […]

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Protesters rally against Tommy Robinson-led ‘Brexit Betrayal’ march in London

Look, I just think it’s really important that everyone from Labour, from the broader Labour movement, from the trade union movement, comes out and makes it clear that we will not have fascists on the streets of Britain in 2018. We’ve seen the terrifying rise of the right across Europe, in Hungary, in Poland, we’ve […]

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Hong Kong: Chinese ambassador to UK warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’ over protests

A handful of extreme radicals have been undermining the rule of law, social order and one country, two systems in Hong Kong. But they have taken cover under the so-called pro-democracy movement to hide their real intentions and to whitewash their disruptive actions. Their moves are severe and violent offences and already show signs of […]

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Indefinite delay to Hong Kong extradition bill announced

After repeated internal deliberations over the last two days, I now announce that the government has decided to suspend the legislative amendment exercise, restart out communication with all sectors of society, do more explanation work and listen to different views of society. I want to stress that the government is adopting an open mind to […]

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Chinese ambassador lambasts British ‘interference’ over Hong Kong protests

I think it’s totally wrong for Jeremy Hunt to talk about freedom. This is not a matter about freedom, it’s a matter about breaking laws in Hong Kong. It’s very disappointing when senior officials of his calibre show support of these law-breaking people. I think the relationship, in a way, has been damaged by the […]

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