"We have to continue to do this together, continue to fight for each other and lift each other up because there are people banking on us staying at home during local elections and primaries happening in states across the country. … [Read more...] about BET Awards 2020: Beyoncé’s empowering speech as Michelle Obama hands her Humanitarian Award
Local elections 2016
Support for his approach peaked in mid-March after he declared a national emergency and made $50 billion available to states to stop the spread of the virus. At this point, 55% of Americans approved of his actions, according to data from Ipsos, a leading polling company. … [Read more...] about US election 2020 poll tracker: Who is ahead – Trump or Biden?
These limitations followed the 2015 election, during which Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated by Maithripala Sirisena. The Sri Lankan parliament then passed the 19th amendment, aimed at curtailing the powers of the president. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka votes in pivotal election following coronavirus delay
A new leader who moves too far to the Right to head off the Tories could alienate the young, urbanite voters that have flocked to the party since Corbyn took over. But a failure to rehabilitate the party’s moderates and centrists could leave Labour ripped apart for a generation. … [Read more...] about Labour leadership election: What time will the new Labour Party leader be announced today?
The charming coastal town of San Felice Circeo is 10 minutes’ drive away, home to Spiaggia Capo Circeo beach, a sandy strip of stabilimenti balneari (quintessentially Italian beach clubs with rows of sunbeds and umbrellas). It gets fully booked in August, often by families who have been going for generations, so my husband and I go round the headland to Saporetti beach, right by Monte Circeo. Its restaurant, Ristorante Saporetti, is on the beach: I always go for the salad niçoise and, in the evening, fantastic (if a tad pricey) fish dishes. We like coming here because we know pretty much everyone now, from other families to the lifeguard, Carmelo, who’s been there for decades, and the owners of the stabilimento. … [Read more...] about Secret Europe escapes: where locals go on holiday