NEWS DIGEST 20.06.2021: Former UK parliament speaker Bercow defects to Labour, other UK stories

Good morning, and happy Father’s Day to those celebrating. Our news today is from our newest current affairs source, NewsNow. Former Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, 58, has defected from the Conservative Party to Labour. Commenting on … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 20.06.2021: Former UK parliament speaker Bercow defects to Labour, other UK stories

NEWS DIGEST 22.05.2021: New Mauritian mayor of Rugby a world first, other stories

Good morning!. Today’s news comes to you via Facebook. Deepa Brojmohun has become the first ever British Mauritian mayor after she was elected to be council leader of the town of Rugby, in Warwickshire county, England. Aged 54, and having … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.05.2021: New Mauritian mayor of Rugby a world first, other stories

BOJO BREXIT: Potential UK prime minister demands country will leave EU regardless in October

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via GORDON RAYNER, STEVEN SWINFORD and ROB MERRICK/The Telegraph/The Independent   As the United Kingdom still gets to grip with life after the emotional resignation address of current prime minister Theresa May that took … Continue reading BOJO BREXIT: Potential UK prime minister demands country will leave EU regardless in October

DENVER POST NEWSPAPER: Three senior staff walk out over staff and budget cuts

Denver – VIJAY SHAH via AP In a sign of the decline of print journalism in the face of the digital age, the Associated Press (AP) news agency reports that three senior executives of an American paper, the Denver Post, have left their positions in protest at recent cuts in staff and finances at the struggling local outlet. One is reported to have been a former owner of the newspaper, AP reports. The trimming of operational costs, along with the controversial reduction in staff numbers, was ordered by the Post’s New York-based owners, a hedge fund named Alden Global Capital. … Continue reading DENVER POST NEWSPAPER: Three senior staff walk out over staff and budget cuts