'The people have spoken': Calgary mayor confirms 2026 Olympic dream is dead after vote

Calgarians have voted against a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The No side won with 56.4 per cent of the vote, according to unofficial result of the non-binding plebiscite. A total of 304,774 people cast ballots across the city, with 171,750 voting against a bid and 132,832 in favour of the Games. According […]

Utah mayor killed in Kabul the latest victim of perpetual US presence in Afghanistan

The US serviceman killed in an insider attack in Kabul is identified as Brent Taylor, a mayor from Utah. While shocking to some back at home, this is only the latest such incident in a war that even top brass now call unwinnable. North Ogden city mayor Major Brent Taylor was deployed to Afghanistan with […]

‘God bless us all if this man continues on this path’: Puerto Rican mayor rips into Trump’s disaster-relief effort amid Hurricane Florence

Getty Images/Joe Raedle Mayor Carmen Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico blasted President Donald Trump’s assertion that his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria was an “unsung success” and “incredibly successful.” “The president keeps adding insult to injury and I think his words are despicable,” Cruz said. “They really do not have any connection with reality.” […]

22 regional Russian leaders including Moscow mayor to be chosen by voters on single election day

Russian citizens go to the polls on Sunday to elect the heads of 22 regions, including the mayor of the capital, Moscow. They will also elect lawmakers in 16 regional legislatures and thousands of municipal councils. The Moscow mayoral elections are probably the most important event of election day, with five candidates running for the […]

ITV Good Morning Britain: Piers Morgan DEMANDS answers from Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

Piers Morgan, 53, demanded to know what Sadiq Khan, 49, was “hiding from” on this morning’s Good Morning Britain. The GMB presenter told viewers both Khan and the Home Secretary – now Sajid Javid – had been invited onto the show to talk to the viewers. He said: “How do we end this violence? Well, […]

Damian Lewis is Suiting Up To Play Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Before his death in 2016, Rob Ford made headlines across the globe as the crack-smoking mayor of Toronto. Now his real life exploits are being dramatized in a Hollywood movie, and Homeland and Billions star Damian Lewis will suit up to play Ford in a drama called Run This Town. That’s odd casting, isn’t it? […]

Newcastle Mayor begs for afternoon off

Video Newcastle Mayor begs for afternoon off0:32 NRL: Newcastle’s Mayor has asked the bosses of her city to let their workers get off early so they can get to the Knights game. March 9th 2018 3 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ NRL News ‘Na, I’ve never played fullback’4:21 March 9th 2018 12 minutes […]

Sardinian mayor BANS beach towels at popular Italian holiday destination and this is why

When heading off to the beach, it’s important to remember the essentials: A towel? Check. Your bag? Check. After all, you wouldn’t want to get sand on you. However, authorities in Stintino, a small town on the northwest tip of Sardinia, are waging war against these essential items in order to protect its pure white […]