Politics

Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay

Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications.

Business

GM, South Korea in talks to raise investment plan from $2.8 billion: source

SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors and South Korea are in talks to increase the size of their investment in the U.S. automaker's local unit from a previously proposed $2.8 billion, a senior government source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wedn

Politics

Comey's memo leak contact had 'special government employee' status at FBI

The Columbia law professor James Comey used as a go-between last year to leak the contents of sensitive memos to the media confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday that he previously worked as a “special government employee” (SGE) for Comey’s FBI on

Politics

Government spending is back in the black after Treasury runs surplus for first time since 2002

GOVERNMENT day-to-day spending is back in the black for the first time in 16 years, official figures have revealed. Yesterday’s latest public finance figures revealed the Treasury ran a surplus of £112m last year for the first time since 2002. The numb

Wales

Calls to domestic abuse hotline by friends and family rise

The rise comes as the Welsh Government launches a campaign to encourage people to report concerns.

Business

Loan sharks face fresh government crackdown

The Treasury aims to stamp out the 'lowlife crooks' preying on vulnerable people.

United Kingdom

Foul-mouthed Government scientist is sacked following ‘f***wit’ and ‘lardarse’ jibes towards colleagues

A FOUL-mouthed Government scientist has been sacked for calling colleagues “lardarse” and “f***wit.” Biomedical expert Michael Hampton, 61, upset four workers with a stream of insults and rude comments while working for Public Health England. He d

Entertainment

Government Department 'Operating In Parallel Universe' Over Brexit, MPs Say

Ministers in a key government department have been accused of “operating in a parallel universe” while making plans for Brexit. MPs who sit on the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have raised “grave concerns” about the

Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders to introduce guaranteed jobs program: Report

Sanders’s proposal for the federal government will be for every American “who wants or needs a job”

Australia

Government defends live export ship flagged as 'serious cause for concern'

Inspector alleges sheep unable to lie down without being trampled but federal department of agriculture says conditions comply with Australian standards • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon The federal department of agricu

Business

Government selling £5bn of Bradford & Bingley loans to Pimco

The Government is set to sign a deal offloading £5bn worth of mortgages from collapsed lenders as early as tomorrow, as it ramps up sales of taxpayer-backed assets.

United States

Government: Wild red wolf population could soon be wiped out

Federal wildlife officials say the only wild population of endangered red wolves is unsustainable and could be wiped out within years.

Science

Heavy rains, landslides kill 18 in Rwanda: government

KIGALI (Reuters) - Eighteen people died overnight on Monday when heavy rains ripped through several parts of Rwanda, causing landslides, the government said.

World

German state orders all government buildings to display a Christian cross

Religious symbol is already compulsory in public schools and courtrooms in predominantly Catholic Bavaria

Technology

Canada developing quantum radar to detect stealth aircraft

The Canadian government has invested $2.7m in a project developed by the University of Waterloo.

World

Israel cancels expulsions of African migrants

The Israeli government has acknowledged it cannot expel African migrants against their will and has canceled all pending deportation orders.

Entertainment

'Hidden Homelessness' Problem Could Be Ten Times Worse Than The Government Says

The problem of families put in precarious, temporary accommodation when they are at risk of sleeping rough could be nearly ten times worse than the Government says, a new report has revealed.The charity JustLife Foundation has warned of a trend of “

World

Political enemies in Armenia come together to mark massacre by Ottoman Turks

Day after prime minister pushed out of office, government and opposition mark 103rd anniversary

United Kingdom

More than 50,000 people homeless in B&Bs across UK - almost 10 times official figures

Thousands being 'forgotten in statistics' as estimated 51,500 people found to be living in temporary accommodation – compared with 5,870 recorded by government, says charity

World

German state orders crosses mounted at government buildings

Bavaria's conservative government is ordering Christian crosses to be placed at the entrance of all state administrative buildings.

Space

Proton: Russian Rocket Family

The Proton is a family of Russian rockets that have been in use since 1965. The rocket line has lifted off more than 400 times, mostly to launch commercial and Russian government satellites.

Business

Government won't block £8bn takeover of GKN by Melrose, business secretary announces

New assurances from Melrose are not enough, says shadow business secretary, Rebecca Long-Bailey

Finance

'I thought it was a hoax' - How more than 100 people inherited their share of £30,000 from relatives they'd never heard of

An odd clause in a will meant that the accumulated wealth of two people was set to go straight to the Government - at least until the council asked for help

World

Syrian government plans to retake north Homs from rebels next: minister

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - The Syrian government plans to recover an opposition-held pocket north of Homs city soon after it completes surrender deals with armed groups around the capital Damascus, a Syrian government minister said on Tuesday.

World

Saudi Arabia is aiming to launch its own rival to Disney parks, officials say

As part of the Islamic kingdom’s drive to diversify its economy away from oil, the government has unveiled plans for a massive “entertainment city”.

Business

Nafta Proposal on Foreign Investments Jolts Energy Firms

Expanding Nafta to cover oil trade has many backers. But energy companies are balking at a U.S. bid to drop a rule meant to protect investors from government intervention.

Business

Government borrowing hits lowest level since 2007

Government borrowing has hit its lowest level since March 2007 and day-to-day spending has been paid for from taxes for the first time in 16 years.

World

Armenia marks massacre by Ottoman Turks 103 years ago

Armenia's government and the country's opposition are taking part in events to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks.

Asia

Indonesia child marriage sparks controversy

The case has attracted worldwide attention and the Indonesian government plans to change the law.

Business

Boost for Hammond as budget deficit hits lowest level since 2007

Chancellor may ease austerity as public sector net borrowing falls to £42.6bn for the last financial yearBritain’s budget deficit dropped to the lowest level since before the financial crisis in the last financial year, laying the ground for Philip Ham

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