A luxury resort in the middle of the jungle in Bali was voted as having the world’s ‘most stunning views’ and the view from the pool shows why

Hanging Gardens of Bali The Hanging Gardens of Bali is a luxurious resort in the middle of the jungle in Bali. It has 44 villas, a twin-tiered pool, and was just named as having “the most stunning views” in the 2018 Boutique Hotel Awards. But the views will cost you: A stay at the hotel ranges from […]

Taiwan voted to reject same-sex marriage in a surprise about-face that has changed the island both socially and politically

Alberto Buzzola/LightRocket via Getty Images Taiwan woke up on Sunday morning a very different island, following a series of political blows that dashed hopes of moving towards legalizing same-sex marriage. Last year, Taiwan’s highest court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry, and set a two-year deadline for legalization. The move seemingly set Taiwan […]

Canada’s parliament unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s leader of her honorary citizenship

Dan Himbrechts – Pool/Getty Images Canada’s parliament on Thursday voted to strip Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship as part of the country’s crackdown of global human-rights violators.  Suu Kyi had been granted the symbolic citizenship in 2007 in recognition for the way she addressed the mistreatment of […]

Revealed: Messi voted for Ronaldo in FIFA Best Awards – but Juve star shunned rival

Lionel Messi handed a shock vote to rival Cristiano Ronaldo by naming him in his top three picks for the FIFA Best Men’s Player Award, but the Juventus star snubbed the Barca ace from his list of nominees. Croatia and Real Madrid playmaker Luka Modric picked up the title of the world’s best player at […]

EasyJet voted the best value airline for a beach holiday in new survey

EasyJet has beaten Jet2 to the best value airline for money for a beach holiday in a new survey by YouGov in their annual Airline Report. A selection of airlines were assessed by adults in Great Britain for on whether they provided good or bad value for money. EasyJet received a Value Score of 39 […]

Holidays: Tenerife voted favourite beach holiday by Britons – have you been?

Tenerife in the Canary Islands off Spain has been named as the favourite beach destination for UK families in a new survey. A study conducted by beach holiday specialist On the Beach surveyed 1,000 families to identify the most-loved beaches on the continent for Britons. Tenerife attracts two million British holidaymakers to its shores each year and […]

ARLC reform to be voted down

THE NRL’s push for constitutional reform of the independent commission is set to be voted down by three dissenting clubs next week. The NSWRL on Wednesday night said it had been informed the changes to the Australian Rugby League Commission constitution were set to be defeated when the clubs meet at Rugby League Central on […]

Congress voted on a massive overhaul of sexual misconduct rules

Mihai Surdu/Shutterstock The House passed legislation Tuesday to overhaul how members of Congress and their staffs report sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. Under the new legislation, lawmakers will be required to reimburse the Treasury within 90 days for any harassment settlements made with taxpayer funds. WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Tuesday to overhaul […]

Top Democrat on the House Intel Committee accuses Devin Nunes of altering a controversial GOP memo after Republicans voted to release it

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has accused his Republican counterpart Devin Nunes of altering a controversial secret GOP memo after Republicans voted to release it, and sending the modified version to the White House for review. The memo in question accuses the FBI and Justice Department […]

Trump says he doesn’t remember asking an FBI official who he voted for

Carlos Barria/Reuters President Donald Trump said he does not remember asking deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe last year who he voted for in the 2016 US presidential election. Trump said he didn’t know why the question would have been a “big deal” and that he believed it was “a very unimportant question.” President Donald Trump […]