KEN Livingstone has finally quit Labour two years after being suspended over anti-Semitism claims. Here's our lowdown on 'Red Ken' and his alleged slurs... What did Ken Livingstone say about Hitler and Zionism? Ken Livingstone, claimed Nazi leader Adolf Hitler "supported Zionism" when he first came to power in 1930s Germany. Speaking to BBC's Vanessa Feltz back in 2016, Livingstone said Hitler's support came "before he went mad and killed six million Jews". At this time, Livingstone was defending then-newly elected Labour MP Naz Shah, after she re-posted a Facebook meme in 2014. Ms Shah expressed regret for sharing the post which called for Israeli's to be relocated to the United States. What did Ken Livingstone's resignation statement say? Ken Livingstone's resignation statement in full:After much consideration, I have decided to resign from the Labour Party. The ongoing issues around my suspension from the Labour Party have become a distraction from the key political issue of … [Read more...] about When did Ken Livingstone quit Labour, what did he say about Hitler and Zionism and who’s accused him of anti-Semitism?
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BORIS Johnson attacked Donald Trump’s new Iran deal tonight – dismissing it as unworkable. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled Washington’s steep list of 12 demands that it wants included in a new wide-ranging nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the current international agreement. He threatened to impose the “strongest sanctions in history” if Tehran refuses to sign up to Mr Trump’s plan, which would include it working very closely with the US and its enemies in the Middle East. But Mr Johnson poured scepticism on Washington’s hardline approach, saying it would be “very, very difficult” to achieve in “anything like a reasonable timetable”. The Foreign Secretary’s rebuke ramps up what is already the worst transatlantic row with the White House since Mr Trump’s election. Speaking during a trip to Buenos Aires, Mr Johnson told reporters: “If you try now to fold all those issues – the … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson takes aim at Trump saying President WON’T be able to cut new nukes deal with Iran
America's controversial president has once again made headlines over accusations he dictated a letter about his "astonishingly excellent" health, according to US media. The doctor behind the letter, Harold Bornstein, has also claimed Trump's bodyguards raided his office for the president's medical records. Here's the lowdown on what you need to know... Did Trump write his doctor's letter? During the race to become the next US President in 2015 a letter released by Trump's doctor testifying to the 71-year-old's health used eerily similar language to his patient. At the time both Trump and Dr Harold Bornstein, the supposed author, said it had come from the doctor. However, after an alleged raid on Dr Bornstein's offices the medical professional has come forward and claimed the letter was dictated to him by Trump on May 1. The doctor also alleged that he made the letter up as he went along as he was rushed for time and claimed in September 2016 that the words were his own. Dr Bornstein … [Read more...] about Did Donald Trump write his doctor’s letter, who is Harold Bornstein and what did it say about his health?
THE FBI boss who probed whether members of Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Russia is to reveal all in an explosive new book. James Comey is expected to bring fresh turmoil to the White House with the imminent release of his memoirs 'A Higher Loyalty'. What does James Comey say in his new book? Comey’s book, A Higher Loyalty, out next Tuesday, is published 11 months after he was fired by Trump. Comey’s dismissal triggered the appointment of Robert Mueller to oversee the investigation into Russian election meddling Under-fire Trump has long denied any collusion and has called the high-profile investigation a “witch-hunt”. In Comey’s memoirs, obtained by the Guardian, the former FBI chief describes his first trip to Trump Tower in January 2017. He was called in to brief the then president-elect about the so-called dirty dossier on his links to Russia compiled by the former British spy Christopher Steele. Towering 6ft 6ins Comey writes Trump … [Read more...] about What’s in James Comey’s memoir, what’s his height in feet, why was he fired by Donald Trump and what did he tweet?
DONALD Trump labelled Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad an "animal" following a suspected nerve agent attack in Syria which left at least 70 dead. Harrowing footage showed kids foaming at the mouth after a deadly cocktail of chlorine and apparent sarin gas was dropped on the rebel-held town of Douma. What happened in Douma and is Assad to blame? Aid workers reported dozens of people were killed by poison gas - many of them young children - following the attack on the rebel-held town. Official sources said at least 70 people had died in the atrocity late on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in the besieged town of Douma. Patients showed signs of "respiratory distress, central cyanosis, excessive oral foaming, corneal burns, and the emission of chlorine-like odour", they said. Medics had "observed bradycardia, wheezing and coarse bronchial sounds". The statement added civil defence volunteers found 42 casualties dead in their homes "with similar clinical symptoms of excessive oral foaming, … [Read more...] about Syria chemical attacks 2018 – what happened in Douma and what did Donald Trump and Russia say about it?