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First gay weddings take place in England and Wales

First gay weddings take place in England and Wales

The first gay weddings in England and Wales have now taken place. The law changed at midnight today (March 29) – and same-sex couples in London, Brighton and Northampton exchanged vows immediately afterwards to seal the UK’s first gay marriages. ...

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Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs

Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs

Solicitors told how to draw up Sharia-style wills penalising widows and non-believers London: Islamic law is to be effectively enshrined in the British legal system for the first time under guidelines for solicitors on drawing up “Sharia compliant” wills. Under ...

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As Prime Russian Trading Partner, Germany Appears Crucial to Ending Crisis

As Prime Russian Trading Partner, Germany Appears Crucial to Ending Crisis

In the face of the diplomatic maneuvering over how to confront a bellicose Russia in Ukraine, one country appears to hold the key to any long-lasting entente: Germany, Europe’s economic powerhouse and one of Russia’s primary trading partners. Whether it ...

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Waxing, facials and pedicure bookings soar thanks so the Valentine’s Day effect

Waxing, facials and pedicure bookings soar thanks so the Valentine’s Day effect

  British women cause a beauty boom in the run-up to Valentine’s Day as bookings for pedicures, waxing and facials multiply all in the name of love Seems it’s not just love that’s in the heady air on the run ...

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Ukraine’s PM tenders resignation as anti-protest laws repealed

Ukraine’s PM tenders resignation as anti-protest laws repealed

  Mykola Azarov offers to go as parliament repeals anti-protest laws – but moves stop well short of opposition’s demands In back-to-back moves to try to resolve Ukraine‘s political crisis, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov submitted his resignation on Tuesday and ...

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Kate Middleton Pregnant: Duchess Sporting Baby Bump, Reportedly Ready For Baby No. 2

Kate Middleton Pregnant: Duchess Sporting Baby Bump, Reportedly Ready For Baby No. 2

    Kate Middleton is pregnant with baby No. 2, new reports from the UK have claimed Kate and husband Prince William are still raising Prince George, who have just turned five months old, but reports say that Kate is ...

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First lady no more: Hollande officially ends relationship with Valerie Trierweiler

First lady no more: Hollande officially ends relationship with Valerie Trierweiler

PARIS — A French news agency has reported that President Francois Hollande has ended his relationship with his companion of seven years, Valerie Trierweiler. Agence France Press reports that Hollande said in a telephone conversation with the news agency Saturday ...

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Syria’s Assad accused of boosting Al-Qaeda with secret oil deals

Syria’s Assad accused of boosting Al-Qaeda with secret oil deals

  Western intelligence suggests Bashar al-Assad collaborating with jihadists to persuade West the uprising is terrorist-led The Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad has funded and co-operated with al-Qaeda in a complex double game even as the terrorists fight Damascus, ...

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Nun unaware of pregnancy delivers baby in Italy

Nun unaware of pregnancy delivers baby in Italy

A nun has given birth to a boy in the Italian city of Rieti. A nun who gave birth to a baby boy in the central Italian city of Rieti, said she had no idea she was pregnant, local media ...

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Pope baptizes 32 babies in Sistine Chapel

AP VATICAN CITY — Wails of babies have resounded in the Sistine Chapel as Pope Francis baptized 32 infants at a Vatican ceremony. Formally welcoming the children into the Catholic church Sunday, Francis poured water from a shell-shaped dish over ...

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