Karen Kisakye

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Ukip leader's future uncertain despite splitting from girlfriend

Henry Bolton ‘will resign or be sacked’ over his handling of racist comments by Jo Marney<p>Henry Bolton’s future as Ukip leader is in the balance, with some senior party figures calling on him to resign despite him ending his relationship with an activist found to have sent a series of racist and …

Great Britain

Carillion collapse: Government contractor enters compulsory liquidation 'with immediate effect'

One of the Government's most important contractors has collapsed into liquidation, raising fears about the future of hundreds of major projects and …

Great Britain

Brexit: UK could lose half a million jobs with no deal, says Sadiq Khan

Analysis commissioned by London mayor predicts ‘lost decade’ of slump and lower employment with hard Brexit<p>A no-deal Brexit could cause the UK to lose half a million jobs and nearly £50bn in investment by 2030, according to an economic forecast commissioned by the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.<p>The …

Hard Brexit

56,000 layoffs: India's IT bloodbath this year may just be the start

For Indian techies, 2017 was the stuff of nightmares.<p>One of the top employment generators until a few years ago, India’s $160 billion IT industry laid off more than 56,000 employees this year. Some analysts believe this spree was worse than the one during the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, …

US woman, 26, gives birth to baby girl from embryo frozen in 1992

A US woman has given birth to a healthy baby girl from an embryo that was frozen in 1992, in what doctors are describing as a "world record".<p>Emma Wren Gibson was born to Tennessee couple Tina and Benjamin Gibson after they opted to “adopt” a baby from donated eggs.<p>The couple only learned that the …

Brexit: UK 'not ready to crash out of EU', George Osborne says

George Osborne, the former Chancellor, has warned his old Cabinet colleagues that Britain is “not ready to crash out of the EU”, adding the bloc now …

1967 war: Six days that changed the Middle East

<b>Fifty years ago, war broke out between Israel and its neighbours. The conflict lasted just six days but its effect would last to the present day.</b><p>At the end of 1948, Israel's Arab neighbours had invaded to try to destroy the new state, and failed. The Egyptian army had been beaten, but a force …

Police search barbershop rented by Manchester bomber Salman Abedi’s cousin

Police are carrying out a search on a barbershop rented by Manchester bomber Salman Abedi’s cousin.<p>Abdallah Forjani, 24, the cousin of the …

Barbershops

Dismayed John Kerry says Harvard grads should 'Buy Rosetta Stone and learn Russian.'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Secretary of State John Kerry used a commencement address Wednesday night to rip the Trump administration, telling graduates the US is not living in "a normal time."<p>"Democracy relies on free speech. Yes, say anything you want, but it relies even more on the speech being truthful. It …

Oprah tells grads secrets to her success

Oprah Winfrey is one of the most successful people on the planet, and she just gave a group of college graduates a peek at her playbook.<p>Speaking at the Agnes Scott College commencement ceremony in Georgia on Saturday, Winfrey told the crowd that being "full of herself" propelled her career.<p>"I used …

Oprah Winfrey

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Corbyn's white paper panic at PMQs gives May a Brexit breather

The PM discombobulated the Labour leader with her announcement but was on shakier ground about her Trump date<p>Some blinked. Some gasped. Cognitive dissonance takes on many forms. Conservative Chris Philp is best known in the Commons for never letting any bum go unkissed and certainly not as a man to …

Protests over black girls’ hair rekindle debate about racism in South Africa

By Krista Mahr<p>PRETORIA, South Africa — In recent years, staff members at the prestigious Pretoria High School for Girls in South Africa’s administrative capital had taken to telling black students to “fix” their hair, according to some current and former pupils. Exactly what “fix” meant depended on …

South Africa

Nadiya Hussain: ‘I have a senseless love affair with cheese’

The Bake Off winner recalls childhood curries and explains why she didn’t get into baking until she was a teenager<p><b>Growing up in Luton, we’d always eat on a cloth</b>, placed on the floor of the living room, with no TV allowed. There were no chairs back in Bangladesh and Dad wanted to keep the …

How to make chocolate spread

With only four ingredients, this spread is simple to whip up and keep in your fridge<p>MAKES<p>1 jar<p>INGREDIENTS<p>142g chocolate, chopped<br>• 166g double cream<br>• 47g sugar<br>• 2g salt<p>METHOD<p>Bring the double cream, sugar and salt to a boil. Pour over the chopped chocolate; whisk until smooth.<p>Emulsify with a hand …

This Is Why Smart People Prefer Fewer Friends

Many of us have pondered at one time or another, what makes a life well lived. Is it being surrounded by family and a lot of friends? Could it be …

Happiness

EU referendum: voter registration deadline put back after website crash

Emergency legislation will be introduced to allow voters to continue registering until midnight on Thursday<p>The deadline for registering to vote in the EU referendum is to be extended to midnight on Thursday as Whitehall scrambles to recover from the collapse of a government website.<p>Ministers have …

Slimy but nutritious: why we need to eat more seaweed

Seaweed is cheap, plentiful and food for you – but will we ever learn to love it?<p>'Try this one, it tastes just like truffle,” says Dan, pulling his hand out of the sea, dousing some purplish-brown weed in fresh water and handing it to me. I nibble a corner, and as the flavour bursts in my mouth, I …

Move over Croatia, this year festival goers are heading to Greece

After years of economic turmoil, a new wave of dance music festivals is attracting sun-loving young people this summer<p>Clubbing in Greece has come a long way since the days of drinking ouzo and climbing partially lit mountain trails to listen to Cretan music in ancient ruins. This summer, there are …

Festivals

The Hustler Who Hooked Up With and Brought Down New York’s Vegan Queen

They called each other Mr. and Mrs. Fox.<p>Years before raw-vegan restaurateur Sarma Melngailis and her gambler husband allegedly went on the lam with …

Crime

Pizza dough

This pizza dough recipe is easy to make, and creates a lovely, chewy dough that puffs up in some places and crisps up in others.<p>The key to good pizza is making sure that the oven is as hot as it can possibly get, and that you have either a pizza or bread stone or a hefty baking tray hot and …

Baby born to brain-dead mother after almost 4 months

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Doctors at a Lisbon hospital have delivered a baby almost four months after its mother was declared brain dead — a record for …

Stephen Harris: pizza perfection in your own home

In 1973, two young Americans walked into my father’s office in Canterbury and asked to see the restaurant properties that he had on his books. As he was the main commercial property agent in the city, they had come to the right place. I remember him coming home that night and describing the two …

Want to Finally Understand Physics? Read This Book

Physics is hard. It’s one of those subjects you studied for a bit in a required high school class, then left behind in college for something you …

George Osborne Slapped Down By John Bercow For 'Utterly Feeble' Commons Performance

George Osborne was angrily told to stop being "utterly feeble" by John Bercow in the Commons today.<p>Answering questions from MPs in the Commons, the …

Chile Is Producing So Much Solar Power, It's Giving It Away For Free

I would like some solar, please.<p>Market forces often produce strange quirks in the economic system, like the one we're seeing in Chile this year: the …

This 90-Second Video Will Totally Change The Way You See The World

Africa, wth??<p>We've all looked at enough maps in our lifetime to have a pretty good understanding of the size of the continents and countries that …

UN asks government to explain two-child cap on child tax credits

SNP raised concerns about ‘medieval’ clause that only allows exemption from cap for children conceived through rape<p>The government’s decision to limit a family’s child tax credits to two children, unless a further child is the result of rape, has been referred to a United Nations panel.<p>A complaint …

Parliament isn’t where Britain’s political action is any more | Rafael Behr

The EU referendum and English devolution – as it gathers pace in the regions – are channelling authority away from the Palace of Westminster<p>Parliament is smaller than it looks. First-time visitors are always struck by the intimacy of chambers that seemed bigger on the telly. It is an optical …

Thousands of underage migrants live in shadows across Europe

Outside the train station in Rome, teen migrants sell drugs from school backpacks and trade sex for cash or clothes. In the capital of Sweden, they steal food from supermarkets and sleep on the streets. From makeshift camps along the northern French coast, they try to hop at night onto the backs of …