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UK Brexit campaign probed over possible breach of campaign finance rules

UK Brexit campaign probed over possible breach of campaign finance rules

The Electoral Commission has launched an investigation into Vote Leave, as well as a Eurosceptic veterans' group and student campaigner, saying it has reasonable grounds to suspect an offence has been committed. All other campaigners were capped at £700,000 each. Grimes spent the money on a Facebook ad campaign delivered by AggregateIQ, a Canadian data firm credited with "a great deal" of Vote Leave's success, according to HuffPost Canada .


China and Pakistan recommit to economic corridor project

China and Pakistan recommit to economic corridor project

Ahsan Iqbal said JCC has also formed a working group to launch agriculture projects aimed at producing more value added agricultural products by utilizing Chinese technology in this sector. Moreover, the private sector was allowed to participate in the meeting for the first time. He said the Long Term Plan (2017-30) envisages key areas of bilateral cooperation in facilitating and financing the projects under CPEC over the next 13 years.


Skye Kakoschke-Moore quits over United Kingdom citizenship

Skye Kakoschke-Moore quits over United Kingdom citizenship

Kakoschke-Moore explained that she had always understood that British citizens born outside the United Kingdom could not pass their citizenship on to children also born outside the UK. 'Based on this advice I will be resigning from the senate today and will be requesting that my matter be referred to the High Court when senate sits next week'.


Lobbyist who claimed harassment goes public

Lobbyist who claimed harassment goes public

House leaders said Tuesday evening that they had asked Cornish for his resignation. "Over the last week, it has become increasingly clear his resignation is the most appropriate course of action for him, his constituents, and our institution", Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Majority Leader Joyce Peppin said in a statement.


Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity appearance

Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity appearance

But a party official confirmed Ms Dugdale would keep the party whip and be interviewed upon her return from Australia. The absence of the former leader of the Scottish Labour Party raised some heated debate, but a statement issued by the remaining party members of the party said she would not be suspended for flying out before seeking approval to miss parliamentary votes and sessions.


USA investigator Mueller probing Kushner's contacts with Israelis

USA investigator Mueller probing Kushner's contacts with Israelis

Investigators employed by special counsel Robert Mueller are looking into presidential adviser/son-in-law Jared Kushner's conversations with Israeli officials during the presidential transition process, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.