World News

Neguse to introduce gun bill related to Boulder King Soopers shooting

U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse will introduce legislation in the House Thursday to prohibit people convicted of violent misdemeanors from purchasing a firearm for five years, a measure the Lafayette Democrat said could help prevent tragedies like the Boulder King Soopers massacre from happening again. “It seems pretty clear to me in this case that this […]

World News

Leaked “Pandora” records show how the powerful shield assets – The Denver Post

A new report sheds light on how world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires and others have used offshore accounts to shield assets collectively worth trillions of dollars over the past quarter-century. The report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists brought promises of tax reform and demands for resignations and investigations, as well as explanations and […]

World News

Heavy snow at Berthoud, Fall River and Vail Pass Friday morning

Colorado received its first snow of the season Thursday morning on Wolf Creek Pass. Friday morning, some snow fell much closer to Denver. A weather station on Berthoud Pass reported “heavy snow” around 2 a.m. Friday. Webcams in the area later in the morning backed the claim as snow stuck to surfaces near the road […]

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Peter R de Vries: Dutch crime reporter dies nine days after being shot in Amsterdam

Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries has died nine days after he was shot in an Amsterdam street, RTL News has reported. Quoting a family statement, RTL News – the Dutch network De Vries regularly contributed to – said: “Peter fought to the end, but was unable to win the battle.” The journalist, 64, […]

Business

Sasha Borissenko: The Colin Craig v Rachel MacGregor case nuts and bolts

COMMENT: The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision from the High Court that former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig sexually harassed his former press secretary Rachel MacGregor. Let’s look at the nuts and bolts of the case. Between 2011 and 2014 Rachel MacGregor was the press secretary for Colin Craig. Throughout the employment relationship […]

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Serial child sex offender jailed for raping boy 24 years ago

Warning: Distressing content A serial child sex offender already behind bars for abusing young boys has been jailed for a further three years and six months for raping a young boy 24 years ago. Glyn Tatham fought to keep his name secret but Justice Graham Lang lifted suppression when he sentenced him on April 16 […]

Politics

What is Boris Johnson’s flat refurb like – and how much did previous prime ministers spend?

The row over how Boris Johnson has funded the refurbishment of his Downing Street flat has placed a spotlight on one of the UK’s most famous apartments. Despite Mr Johnson‘s office being in Number 10 Downing Street, all prime ministers since Tony Blair have lived in the more spacious flat above No 11. Prime ministers […]

Business

Bank offers 1.75 per cent deposit rate, but there’s a catch

For a long time deposit rates have only been moving in one direction – down, down and down. But ASB bank has now bucked that trend to offer a 1.75 per cent interest rate. The only catch – savers have to lock in their money for five years to get it. ASB has lifted its […]

Politics

Trump, in Scorching Attack on McConnell, Urges G.O.P. to Replace Him

Former President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday made a slashing and lengthy attack on Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican minority leader, calling him a “dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack” and arguing that the party would suffer losses in the future if he remained in charge. “If Republican senators are going to stay with him, […]

Analysis & Comment

Monte dei Paschi struggles to lure suitors to data room: sources

ROME/MILAN (Reuters) – State-owned Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena has seen no potential bidders come forward yet to scrutinise confidential data after opening its books to suitors on Monday, two sources familiar with the matter said.FILE PHOTO: A sign of the Monte dei Paschi bank is seen in Rome, Italy September 30, 2018. […]