The Houses of Parliament in London. A Scottish lawmaker has ...
Jun 17th, 2010
(AFP/File) - The Houses of Parliament in London. A Scottish lawmaker has been forced to quit his role on a parliamentary committee after being caught on microphone saying a woman in the audience was "very attractive" with "that Filipino look."(AFP/File/John D Mchugh) -
By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron suffered an embarrassing blow in parliament on Wednesday when a third of his Conservative MPs voted against him in protest at his stance on Britain's membership of the European Union. Though the revolt was defeated, the rebellion could undermine Cameron's leadership, as sc... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Talks over the potential use of water cannon for the first time on London's streets are taking place with the Metropolitan police, the Home Office confirmed on Monday. London's police force argue that water cannon would be a "valuable option in rare situations" and press reports suggest that Home Office minist... [Full Article]
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Scottish cardinal who resigned as archbishop after admitting to sexual misconduct will leave Scotland for months of prayer and atonement, the Vatican said Wednesday in a rare sanction. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedoms, arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles and encourage disobedience. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]