French MPs on Thursday voted to install cameras in the country's 263 abattoirs following the leaking of several videos showing cruelty to animals in the nation's slaughterhouses.
Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, tells MPs in the House of Commons that up to 30% of people using A&E departments do not require emergency care. Speaking on Monday, Hunt emphasises the need to have a conversation with the UK public...Show More Summary
Israeli embassy official Shai Masot is filmed by al-Jazeera undercover reporter as he talks about having established several groups Related: Israeli diplomat caught on camera plotting to ‘take down’ MPs Continue reading...
Israeli embassy official Shai Masot is recorded discussing how to discredit MPs, in comments described by the Israeli embassy as ‘completely unacceptable’. Masot was filmed by an al-Jazeera undercover reporter at a London restaurant in October Continue reading...
US secretary of state John Kerry says Barack Obama’s plan for military intervention in Syria was derailed by David Cameron and British MPs. At a press conference in Washington on Thursday, Kerry says the British parliament’s vote against...Show More Summary
Panasonic’s beast can shoot 4K video at 60fps or 1080p at 180fps, has 20.4 mp resolution, a 2.36m dot OLED viewfinder, 5-axis stabilization, 9fps continuous shooting with autofocus, dual SD slots, and a full-size HDMI port among other upgrades over its predecessor, the GH4.
Fifa 17 is the latest target. But increasingly games reflect the world as it is – not as reactionaries would like it to be In 2013, Russia’s parliament unanimously passed a law forbidding “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations”,...Show More Summary
A group of Russian MPs (members of parliament) want to ban a video game for what it’s calling ‘gay propaganda.’ Soccer simulation ‘FIFA 17’ is one of game developer EA’s most popular titles. The studio recently sparked the ire of Russian MPs by offering — gasp — rainbow-colored kits (uniforms) as an optional download. Show More Summary
The Guardian reports: Russian MPs have asked the state communications oversight agency to take action against the Fifa 17 video game for violating the country’s law against gay propaganda. Communist MPs sent a letter to the communications...Show More Summary
Developer EA Sports backed a campaign in the UK to combat homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in football Russian MPs have asked the state communications oversight agency to take action against the FIFA 17 video game for violating the...Show More Summary
MP Nader Ghazipour Has Also Assaulted a Journalist Hamed Ataee, a news editor from northwestern Iran who has been sentenced to four months in prison for posting a rumor online, says he was actually convicted for posting a video of a member of Parliament (MP) disparaging the presence of women in politics. Ataee has denied […]
Those wild and crazy Canadians. Michelle Rempel is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada and a member of Parliament from Alberta. Here, Rempel is making an impassioned appeal for infrastructure resources for her constituents. She uses a colorful (and pretty effective) analogy that sets off Elizabeth May from Canada’s Green Party. Show More Summary
The Labour MP for Lewisham and Deptford moves several members of the Commons to tears as she recounts her baby daughter’s death. Speaking during a debate on stillbirths, Vicky Foxcroft describes being pregnant at 16 and losing her baby after just five days MP Vicky Foxcroft gives moving speech about losing her baby Continue reading...
The foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, tells MPs he will host a meeting this Sunday of foreign ministers, including the US secretary of state John Kerry, to consider new options for Syria and Iraq. Answering questions from the Commons...Show More Summary
French lawmakers on Tuesday proposed mandatory surveillance cameras for abattoirs to combat cruelty against livestock after an animal rights group published shocking slaughterhouse videos. The proposal is the "result of a rude shock,...Show More Summary
Buzzfeed reports: Nationals senator Bridget McKenzie was faced with a question close to home on ABC’s Q&A on Monday, when her gay brother asked if the government’s proposed plebiscite on marriage would affect his emotional wellbeing....Show More Summary
A Dutch politician refused to shake the outstretched hand of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the Netherlands. A video clip shows the awkward moment when the Muslim Dutch MP, Tunahan Kuzu snubs the Israeli leader as he approaches him after greeting other politicians lined to welcome him. Show More Summary
Introducing the new Moto Z Play - With up to 50 hours of battery life, a 16 MP camera and a vibrant 1080p Super AMOLED display, you get more visually stunning photos, games and videos and less worrying about having enough power to enjoy them. Show More Summary
Harper announced he was stepping down as MP for the riding of Calgary Heritage in a statement and video posted to his social media channels. The post Stephen Harper ends speculation, resigns from House of Commons appeared first on Macleans.ca.