Monday, December 17The Voice of London

Tag: trump

Will Trump’s wall become a reality?

Will Trump’s wall become a reality?

Immigration, Investigations, Specials
Image courtesy of DonkeyHotey via Flickr Democratic strategist, Adrienne Elrod denounced Donald Trump’s accusation of democrats’ role in the lack of border security live on Fox News. Trump’s crusade against Mexican immigration continues as he has announced he will be deploying 800 U.S. troops to halt the arrival of a caravan of 5,000 Central American migrants walking through Southern Mexico to the U.S. border. He has recently tweeted that the Democrats are to blame for the incoming caravan because they make it “tough” to “stop people at the Border”. He then followed that with a message to the Caravan declaring: “Go back to your Country and if you want, apply for citizenship like millions of others are doing!” https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1055414972635926528 Th
Jamal Khashoggi’s death is a reminder of the lack of protection for journalists worldwide

Jamal Khashoggi’s death is a reminder of the lack of protection for journalists worldwide

Investigations, Politics, Society, Specials, World
Since the beginning of 2017, 145 journalists and media workers have been killed according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Jamal Khashoggi’s case has caught the world’s attention due its extreme nature and circumstances, but he was only one of many journalists whose life came to a gruesome end in the past two years. These are the main events and facts leading to and following the death of Jamal Khashoggi that are important to understand: Before Prominent journalist in Saudi Arabia Had close ties to the Saudi Arabian royal family Spent time serving as a government adviser Moved to USA when things soured for him in Saudi Arabia Wrote a monthly column for the Washington Post in which he criticised the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia’s policies Told the BBC’s New

Pick-six? Tight end? We tested Londoners’ NFL knowledge

American Sports, Featured, Sport
What does London know about NFL rules 10 years after the very first American football game on the British soil? Since 2007, London sports arenas are filled to the top with fans dressed in various NFL jerseys every autumn. We cheer clashes between athletes from across the pond following the Star Spangled Banner played out loud. It’s fair to say London has embraced the discipline, but have we actually learnt the game’s basics? Do we know what kneeling is as much as the offside rule in soccer? Can we explain the role of a tight end as succinctly as where a centre forward operates on the pitch? As gridiron came back to its roots last Sunday and at Twickenham, England's home of rugby, the Arizona Cardinals were defeated by the LA Rams 33-0; the Voice of London joined the crowd and asked

MCM Comic Con Birmingham: The Highlights

Entertainment
Words & Photos: Sal Fasone | Subbing: Yujia Yang The geeky-eat yet funniest and most magical weekend is taking over Birmingham for a two-day event full of energy, action, rareness, guests, and lots of exclusives! If you've followed us at MCM Comic Con in London a couple of weeks ago, well, you knew we couldn't miss the last event of the year in Birmingham. Birmingham's The NEC housed the craziest and most crowded weekend of the year. Here's what you've missed ...               MCM Comic Con is back soon for more events in the UK. Stay tuned on @MCMComicCon.
-->