May vows to protect pensions from ‘unscrupulous bosses’ – BBC News

Earlier this year, he agreed with the Pensions Regulator to pay 363m to settle the company’s pension scheme. General election – latest updates General election: What you need to know Sir Philip Green strikes BHS pension deal Mrs May said: “Today I am setting out our plans, if elected, to ensure the pensions of ordinary […]

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Trump invites Philippines’ Duterte to the White House

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(CNN)President Donald Trump invited his polarizing Philippines counterpart to the White House during a phone call in which the two leaders discussed North Korea. Trump and President Rodrigo Duterte had a “friendly discussion” Saturday that also addressed regional security in southeast Asia and the Philippines’ drug war, the White House said in a statement. While […]

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Woodward and Bernstein: Journalism, free press more crucial than ever

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Washington (CNN)Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward of Watergate fame argued Saturday night that good journalism is more crucial to a free society than ever in a climate of increasing hostility between the White House and the press. The speeches from the revered journalists came on the occasion of the first White House correspondents’ dinner since […]

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White House Correspondents’ Dinner: ‘We are not the enemy,’ say press corps

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In the absence of star guest Donald Trump, the usually celebrity-filled soiree took a more serious turn to focus on defence of journalistic freedom The White House press corps has gathered for its annual black-tie dinner, a toned-down affair this year after Donald Trump snubbed the event, becoming the first incumbent US president to bow […]

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Kenneth Williams’ execution: Last hours leading to his death

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(CNN)The execution of Arkansas death row inmate Kenneth Williams is raising questions after witnesses reports say his body repeatedly lurched when a lethal drug coursed through his veins. On Friday, Williams’ attorneys called for an investigation into the “problematic” execution. But state officials said he showed no pain. Here’s a rundown of the last hours […]

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Ciara and Russell Wilson welcome baby girl

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(CNN)Ciara and Russell Wilson’s baby girl is here. The singer and her Seattle Seahawks quarterback husband welcomed their new baby Friday, the couple announced on their social media accounts. “Dear Sienna Princess Wilson. No matter how big the wave, we will always be your calm in the storm. We Love You,” Ciara wrote on Instagram […]

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