The event, organised in Ahmedabad in Modi’s home state of Gujarat on Monday afternoon, was the pinnacle of Trump’s visit to India and a platform for the two leaders to show off their enthusiastically friendly relationship. Before taking to the stage, Trump rally favourites Madman Across the Water by Elton John and Macho Man by the Village People boomed out across the giant stadium. … [Read more...] about ‘Namaste Trump’: India welcomes US president at Modi rally
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Drama? I still mourn the 2003 axing of Scottish soap Take The High Road. It was filmed in a wee village where the jackets were waxed, but the women’s legs weren’t. Entire plot-lines developed around Mrs Mack’s scones and whether or not Dougal the crofter had a thing for Big Morag. … [Read more...] about JAN MOIR: Charlotte Church’s got a rather nasty case of Emma Thompson-itis!
The Milwaukee Bucks have a spot in the postseason, only a week after the All-Star Game. The Bucks became the first team in the NBA to clinch a berth this season after Washington lost to Chicago on Sunday. The Wizards are in ninth place in an Eastern Conference that the Bucks have been running away with for months. … [Read more...] about Juggernaut Bucks clinch NBA playoff spot 55 days before start of postseason
The case was brought back into the spotlight in January after a letter from Lesotho’s police chief emerged claiming communication records showed that someone at the murder scene had called Thabane’s mobile phone on the day of the crime. The killing was initially blamed on unknown criminals. Lesotho has one of the highest murder rates in the world. Investigators have since said they believe professional hitmen carried out the attack. … [Read more...] about Lesotho PM in surprise court appearance over wife’s murder
“There should be contingency plans for when a weather event grounds flights. They all kept saying: ‘Oh we’ve never seen this happen before’, which I understand, it’s a freak of nature, but when weather grounds all flights there is surely a contingency plan that gets put into place so people can get accommodation sorted.” … [Read more...] about Canary Islands: flights resume after sandstorm stranded travellers