Poland’s President Duda vetoes judicial reforms after protests

Poland’s President Duda vetoes judicial reforms after protests

Media captionCrowds chanted “constitution, constitution” during a candlelit protest in Warsaw on Sunday Polish President Andrzej Duda has announced he is vetoing a controversial law to replace Supreme Court judges with government nominees. Three key judicial reforms have been passed by Poland’s parliament, prompting days of demonstrations across the country. Before they become law, they […]

Turkey’s Cumhuriyet journalists in terrorism trial

Turkey’s Cumhuriyet journalists in terrorism trial

Image caption Supporters of the 17 Cumhuriyet employees chanted “freedom to journalists” outside court Seventeen journalists and managers at Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet went on trial on Monday on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation. If found guilty this week, they could face sentences of up to 43 years in jail. Ten have already been […]

Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore

Pakistan blast: Taliban bike bomb kills 26 in Lahore

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police collected evidence from the scene after the blast At least 26 people have been killed in a car bombing in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say. More than 50 others were injured in the explosion on the busy Ferozepur Road close to a vegetable market in the […]

Activists ‘held for Liu Xiaobo memorial’

Activists ‘held for Liu Xiaobo memorial’

Image copyright Freedom for Liu Xiaobo Action Group Image caption The activists held a seaside memorial for the late dissident last week At least four men have been detained by Chinese police after publicly commemorating the death of Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, an activist says. The seaside memorial, which took place on 19 July, […]

Heinz in court over ‘healthy’ toddlers’ snack Shredz

Heinz in court over ‘healthy’ toddlers’ snack Shredz

Image copyright ACCC Image caption The Shredz packaging said the bars were “99% fruit and veg” – but a nutritionist said they were loaded with natural sugars Heinz has been taken to court in Australia after a watchdog said it falsely marketed a children’s food as healthy. The lawsuit concerns Shredz, a snack made from […]

Liam Fox downplays UK-US chlorinated chicken differences

Liam Fox downplays UK-US chlorinated chicken differences

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Chlorinated chicken is a familiar feature on US shelves but is banned in the EU Liam Fox has downplayed talk that a future US-UK trade deal after Brexit could be threatened by disagreements over chlorinated chicken imports. The international trade secretary said the issue of whether the current UK ban […]

Electricity shake-up could save consumers ‘up to £40bn’

Electricity shake-up could save consumers ‘up to £40bn’

Image copyright Getty Images Consumers in the UK could save billions of pounds thanks to major changes in the way electricity is made, used and stored, the government has said. New rules will make it easier for people to generate their own power with solar panels, store it in batteries and sell it to the […]

Royal Welsh Show: Michael Gove’s pragmatic Brexit approach

Royal Welsh Show: Michael Gove’s pragmatic Brexit approach

Media captionMichael Gove said meetings had been very positive The UK Environment Secretary said he was taking a “constructive, open-minded and pragmatic” approach to farming as Britain leaves the European Union. Visiting the Royal Welsh Show, Michael Gove said he had a “very warm and positive” first meeting with his Welsh counterpart Lesley Griffiths. Earlier, […]

Boris Johnson: Hongi greeting could be mistaken in Glasgow pub

Boris Johnson: Hongi greeting could be mistaken in Glasgow pub

Media captionThe foreign secretary joked about the traditional ‘hongi’ greeting in New Zealand A traditional Maori greeting could be mistaken “in a pub in Glasgow”, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has joked. On a visit to New Zealand, Mr Johnson thanked locals for teaching him the hongi greeting, in which people touch their noses together. He […]

BYU Football Opponent Preview: LSU – Daily Herald

LSU (8-4 overall 5-3 SEC West) Plays BYU: Sept. 2 in Houston Rising Stars: “Lanard Fournette” is not a misprint. He’s the younger brother of former Tiger Leonard Fournette, who was picked No. 4 in the NFL Draft by Jacksonville. Lanard — a redshirt freshman running back — ran for 36 […]

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