UK firms want extra public holiday in queen’s honour

UK firms want extra public holiday in queen’s honour

British business leaders on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to create a permanent extra public holiday from next year to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s record-long reign. In an open letter to Johnson and finance minister Rishi Sunak, major business...
UN to vote on measure pushing states to justify veto use

UN to vote on measure pushing states to justify veto use

By Philippe RATER The 193 members of the United Nations General Assembly are to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would require the five permanent members of the Security Council to justify their use of the veto in future. Discussions of veto reform are rare and...