CPAC 2017: Trump advisor Steve Bannon says President is 'maniacally focused' on keeping his campaign promises

In a rare public appearance, President Donald Trump’s most senior adviser said the administration is “maniacally focused” on implementing all of his campaign promises. White House chief strategist Steve Bannon chided the press – to whom he referred as the “opposition party” — and offered a counter-narrative to what has been largely reported as a tumultuous first month for the ...

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Pamela Anderson to campaign for men falsely accused of rape – inspired by Julian Assange friendship

Pamela Anderson has said she will start campaigning for men who have been falsely accused of rape. The former glamour model – who has previously fought publicly for women’s rights – criticised Sweden for being “almost too progressive” in its legislation against sexual assault. She defended her friend, the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in Ecuador’s embassy ...

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Sydney doctor faces deportation after autistic daughter fails 'health checks'

A Sydney-based doctor faces deportation from Australia after her 16-year-old daughter failed immigration medical assessments because she is autistic. Dr Nasrin Haque, who has lived in Australia with her daughter Sumaya for the past eight years, works in two medical practices in Sydney. Her application for permanent residency was rejected because Sumaya’s condition, which is described as a “moderate developmental delay”, was ...

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UK's first LGBT retirement home announced by Manchester city council

Plans to build the UK’s first retirement home for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have been announced by Manchester City Council. There are currently 7,000 people over 50 that identify as LGBT, according to the authority and the number of over-65s is expected to rise in the next two decades. Heterosexual people would be welcome to stay in the accommodation, although the majority – at ...

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Child refugees in France record plea to Theresa May: 'Please let me see my brother in the UK'

Child refugees who were formerly residents of the Calais “Jungle” have recorded a desperate plea for Prime Minister Theresa May to help them after suffering months in limbo since the demolition of the camp. The youngsters, many of whom have family in Britain, can be heard begging the UK Government to let them come to Britain, with pleas of “I have my brother and sister ...

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This woman traveled to 100 countries and all 7 continents before her 30th birthday — all on her own dime

Melissa Roy will take couch surfing in a stranger’s house over a hotel room any day. She wishes that people would be a little more trusting. Instead of warily asking locals for directions and walking away, she stays in their homes, views the world through their eyes, and swears it’s the best way to travel.  However, Roy knows that trusting ...

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Leicester City sack manager Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City have sacked their manager Claudio Ranieri following a disastrous Premier League campaign that has seen the Foxes struggle for both form and results. With just five league wins to their name this season, the English champions currently sit one point above the relegation zone with their title defence in tatters. This follows last month’s public declaration that the ...

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Firearms dealer 'supplied bullets found at crime scenes'

A firearms dealer manufactured and supplied home-made bullets found at over 90 crime scenes including fatal shootings, a court has heard. Prosecutors said Paul Edmunds used his “almost encyclopaedic” knowledge of firearms laws to smuggle hundreds of guns which he sold on illegally. “Tell-tale” marks on ammunition linked the rounds to Mr Edmunds, they said. Mr Edmunds, 65, of Hardwicke, ...

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Syria terror suspect arrested at Heathrow

A man has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences, police have said. The suspect, 26 and of no fixed address, was detained by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit officers after arriving on a flight from Turkey. He is being held in custody in the West Midlands. West Midlands Police said the arrest was pre-planned and ...

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Claudio Ranieri: Leicester City sack Premier League-winning manager

Manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. “The board reluctantly feels that a change of leadership, while admittedly painful, is necessary in the club’s greatest interest,” read a statement. Ranieri, 65, guided the Foxes to ...

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