Banking royal commission: all you need to know – so far

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian The inquiry into banks and financial services firms has revealed malpractice that in some cases has ruined lives The banking royal commission was established in late December, after years of public pressure from whistleblowers, consumer groups, the Greens, Labor, and Läs mer…

Rudy Giuliani joins Trump’s legal team to help end Russia investigation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian The former mayor of New York says he sees his new job as negotiating an end to Robert Mueller’s special investigation Rudy Giuliani, the pugnacious former mayor of New York, has joined Donald Trump’s legal team with a specific task Läs mer…

French MPs force vegetarian food producers to mince their words

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Manufacturers of ‘vegetarian sausages’ and similar will no longer be able to call them sausages after new ruling French MPs have voted to ban producers of vegetarian meat substitutes from using words such as “steak”, “bacon” or “sausage” to describe Läs mer…

Cuba’s new president vows to modernise economy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Successor to Raúl Castro promises no ‘capitalist restoration’ Miguel Díaz-Castro, 57, is first non-Castro to lead Cuba in 60 years Cuba’s new president has promised to modernize the country’s economy and make the government more responsive to its people, even Läs mer…

Dear Prince Charles, do you think my brown skin makes me unBritish? | Anita Sethi

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian The Prince of Wales told me I don’t look like I’m from Manchester. If this is how he thinks, he shouldn’t be the next head of the Commonwealth I met Prince Charles this week at the Commonwealth People’s Forum at Läs mer…

Daphne Project: MEPs and authors crank up pressure on Maltese authorities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Tom Watson among those calling for more to be done to investigate murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Malta’s government has been told to take urgent action to implement EU anti-money laundering rules, as MEPs Läs mer…

Jessie J’s cultural revolution: how a Middle-Grade Pop Monster saved China

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Her triumph on the country’s TV talent show wasn’t all about winning or the money. It was about enabling her to show the Chinese ‘a western performer and hear music some had never heard before’ Well, it was the power Läs mer…

Video of Iran ‘morality police’ wrestling with woman sparks outrage

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Female officer shown slapping woman and wrestling her to floor because her hijab was loose Shocking video footage of a young woman being wrestled to the floor by Iranian “morality police” because her hijab was loose has sparked outrage after Läs mer…

Swaziland king renames country Kingdom of eSwatini

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian King Mswati III declares name change 50 years after independence from British rule The king of Swaziland, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, has announced that his country has changed its name to the Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50 years since Läs mer…

Grubs up: Carrefour offers Spanish shoppers insect-based snacks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Carrefour chain’s new range includes spicy chilli buffalo worms and smoked crickets Despite being a country that guards its culinary traditions more jealously than most – the recipe for the perfect tortilla proves enduringly divisive, and woe betide the anglosajón Läs mer…

Berlin’s famous Berghain nightclub should lose licence, says AfD

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian German rightwing populist party says club’s continuous opening hours ‘provoke’ drug use Berlin’s most famous nightclub, Berghain, should be stripped of its trading licence, according to a formal request submitted to a district office in the German capital on behalf Läs mer…

UK drives into e-vehicle fast lane with 11% sales rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Electric vehicles’ share of new UK registrations rises to 2%, still falling far short of Norway’s 48% Sales of electric cars in the UK have risen 11% on last year, putting the country in the premier league of those ditching Läs mer…

MPs from UK, France and Germany urge US not to scrap Iran deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Joint statement published in Guardian calls for rethink before 12 May deadline set by Trump An open letter to the US Congress: don’t let Trump rip up the Iran deal More than 500 parliamentarians from France, Germany and the UK Läs mer…

Backbench MPs table motion to force vote on EU customs union

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Three Tories among signatories demanding option of customs union be kept on table after Brexit Theresa May faces a show of strength by MPs fighting to keep the UK in a customs union with the EU next week, after 10 Läs mer…

Kim Jong-un’s wife makes first public appearance as first lady – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Ri Sol-ju, the wife of North Korea’s leader, made her first public appearance as first lady last weekend at a ballet performance by a visiting Chinese troupe. Kim Jong-un’s decision to give his wife the title is widely seen as Läs mer…