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7.7% recorded crime rise in 2016 across Wales

7.7% recorded crime rise in 2016 across Wales

Statisticians have now backed this up, saying that there have been "genuine increases" in high-harm categories of serious violent offences. The rise is lower than the overall picture for England and Wales combined which has gone up by 9%.


'Syria retained chemical weapons' - US Defense Secretary Mattis

'Syria retained chemical weapons' - US Defense Secretary Mattis

Russian Federation has told the United States it regrets Washington's opposition to letting its inspectors take part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria earlier this month, the foreign ministry said on Friday. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical weapons, a global watchdog, said sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in the April 4 strike in Syria's Idlib province.



Pochettino calls for one last push

In the past, Tottenham have bowed to pressure from Europe's elite clubs, with Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Dimitar Berbatov and Michael Carrick all sold for sizeable fees. " Xavi is in a period when he loves to talk". Andros Townsend is set to face his former club. Asked if the chance to ensure supremacy over Arsenal might fire up his players too much, Pochettino called for calm.


Lokpal bill is a workable piece of legislation: SC

Lokpal bill is a workable piece of legislation: SC

The government had told the top court last month it was not possible to appoint a lokpal as there was no leader of the opposition . At present, there is no Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha. He said that the Congress, the largest Opposition party in the Lok Sabha, lacks requisite number of MPs. The Centre had stated before the court that amendments to the Act have been initiated to make it workable without a Leader of Opposition.



Amiens: Le Pen upstages Macron at Whirlpool factory

The far-right Le Pen unexpectedly turned up at the tumble-drier Whirlpool plant in Amiens , in the northern rustbelt and whipped up passions among workers, accusing centrist frontrunner Macron of showing "contempt" by not paying them a visit.


Trump to sign executive order on education

Trump to sign executive order on education

The bilateral meeting will follow a speech by Trump aboard the USS Intrepid, an aircraft carrier turned museum on the Hudson River, to mark the anniversary of the Coral Sea battle, during which US and Australian troops fought the Japanese, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.