Nine killed in plane crash: Sweden

An Australian-made single-engine plane -GippsAero GA8 Airvan- popular with parachutists, crashed in Sweden with 9 passengers on board in Northern Sweden, on Sunday. The plane crashed on an island on Umea River, not long after take-off. “I can confirm that all those aboard the plane have died,” said Vasterbotten municipality spokeswoman Gabriella Bandling. The people […]

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FORMULA ONE: CARLOS SAINZ DEFENDS F1 STEWARDS

Formula One McLaren driver Carlos Sainz has defended F1 stewards over Sebastian Vettel’s five-second penalty in the Canadian Grand Prix. Team Ferrari has also decided to meet the stewards at the French Grand Prix after asking for a review of the decision that cost Vettel victory in Canada. Ferrari’s Vettel started on pole position in […]

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BORIS JOHNSON AND JEREMY HUNT ARE THE FINAL CONTESTANTS IN THE TORY LEADERSHIP RACE

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will face former London mayor, Boris Johnson, in the race to replace Theresa May as prime minister. Environment Secretary Michael Gove was eliminated in the fifth Tory leadership ballot. Ten MPs were nominated for the leadership, it’s taken a week to find the final two candidates. In the latest round of […]

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ANGELA MERKEL URGES RUSSIA TO RESTORE UKRAINE’S SOVEREIGNTY

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that western sanctions against Russia can only be lifted if Ukraine’s sovereignty is restored. Merkel said that the sanctions can be withdrawn if Russia returns Crimea to Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the comments in a press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Ukraine’s President said his country […]

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FIVE LEADERSHIP HOPEFULS TO FACE THIRD BALLOT IN UK PRIME MINISTER RACE

Five leadership hopefuls will face a third vote in the race to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister. Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson has cemented his lead by winning 126 votes in the second ballot. Former Brexit minister Dominic Raab was eliminated from the Tory leadership race with 30 votes. Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, Sajid Javid […]

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