Germaine Greer gives Cardiff University oration despite campaign to prevent lecture

Feminist author and academic Germaine Greer gave a lecture at Cardiff University on Wednesday despite a petition with over 3,000 signatures calling for its cancellation. I feel like the words Germaine Greer has spouted in recent years has no place … Continue reading

Rwandan Senate approves constitutional change allowing third term for Kagame

The Senate of Rwanda today voted to amend the Rwandan constitution to allow a third term for President Paul Kagame. The changes, which require a referendum before becoming law, reduce the current limit of two seven-year Presidential terms to two … Continue reading

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts state of emergency

Abdullah Yameen, President of the Maldives, yesterday lifted the state of emergency he imposed on his nation last week. Attorney General Mohamed Anil cited progress in an investigation into the bombing of Yameen’s speedboat in September. The state of emergency … Continue reading

Romanian Prime Minister resigns after nightclub fire

In the aftermath of a deadly nightclub fire in Romania last week, yesterday Prime Minister of Romania Victor Ponta announced his resignation, stating “I’m handing in my mandate, I’m resigning, and implicitly my government too”. I’m handing in my mandate, … Continue reading

Volkswagen emissions scandal may affect thousands more cars

The Volkswagen emissions scandal continued yesterday with the company announcing 800,000 mainly diesel vehicles may also be affected by carbon dioxide emissions problems. The company stated “the safety of the vehicles is in no way compromised”. They estimated potentially this … Continue reading

Mourinho has nothing to say as Klopp gets first Premier League victory

Yesterday, Liverpool F.C. defeated Chelsea F.C. 3’1 in the English Premier League match held at Stamford Bridge stadium. This was the sixth defeat of the season for Chelsea manager José Mourinho and the first victory for recently-appointed Liverpool manager Jürgen … Continue reading