Jacinda Ardern says Christchurch mosque shootings were terrorist attack

I have now had the opportunity to be fully briefed with the details of the unprecedented events that took place in Christchurch this afternoon. It is with extreme sadness that I tell you that as at 19:00 tonight, we believe that 40 people have lost their lives in this act of extreme violence. 10 have […]

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Protesters chant ‘Soubry is a Nazi’ during live BBC News interview

[Chanting in background] Soubry is a Nazi. Soubry is a Nazi. La, la, la, la. [Soubry] I do object to being called a Nazi, actually. [McCoy] Right, erm … Well, apologies to you if you’re offended by what you’re listening to. [Soubry] I just think this is astonishing. This is what has happened to our […]

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests: ‘The bill is dead’

Now, first of all, the cause of all these grievances and confrontations is an exercise to amend the fugitive offenders ordinance. I have, almost immediately, put a stop to the amendment exercise but there are still lingering doubts about the government’s sincerity or worries [about] whether the government will restart the process in a legislative […]

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