New Zealand Parliament speaker feeds MP's child during a debate
Thursday, August 22, 2019, 7:22 PM
The Speaker of New Zealand's parliament, Trevor Mallard, cradled a lawmaker's baby while he presided over a debate in the House of Representatives. Mallard took to Twitter to share a picture of himself feeding MP Tamati Coffey's baby boy in the Speaker's seat, the BBC reported. In a tweet about the baby's birth, Coffey said he and his partner were "overwhelmed at the miracle-of-life".
Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 8:21 PM
Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic-minority finance-minister capping-off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings for the world's fifth-biggest economy. The 49-year-old son of Pakistani-Muslim immigrant parents, Javid cut his teeth early in finance, becoming a vice-president at U.S. Chase-Manhattan-Bank at the age of 25 and minister just four-years after entering parliament.
British tycoon Philip Green named over alleged sexual harassment
Friday, October 26, 2018, 9:58 AM
Retail billionaire Philip Green, one of Britain's most prominent businessmen, was named in parliament as having taken legal-action to try to prevent publication of allegations of sexual harassment against him. The Telegraph newspaper said that a leading businessmen had been granted an injunction by a British judge preventing it from identifying him and publishing details of alleged sexual harassment and racial abuse of staff.