India election results 2019: BJP takes clear lead in epic poll

India election results 2019: BJP takes clear lead in epic poll

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many see the election as a referendum on Mr Modi who won a landslide in 2014 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s governing party has taken a decisive lead as votes are counted after the country’s marathon general election. The alliance led by his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ahead in […]

General election results 2019 live

General election results 2019 live

Between 11 April and 19 May, hundreds of millions of Indians voted for members of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament, which has 543 elected seats. Counting of results began at 08:00 local time (02:30 GMT). Refresh Votes counted on 23 May will show if the alliance led by the incumbent Bharatiya Janata […]

Panasonic ‘suspends transactions’ with Huawei after US ban

Panasonic ‘suspends transactions’ with Huawei after US ban

Image copyright Getty Images Japan’s Panasonic said it was halting business with Huawei to comply with US restrictions, dealing a fresh blow to the Chinese telecoms firm. Last week the US put Huawei on a list of companies that American firms cannot trade with unless they have a licence. The ban applies to goods having […]

Manus Island: Refugee ‘suicide attempts’ in wake of Australia election

Manus Island: Refugee ‘suicide attempts’ in wake of Australia election

Image copyright REFUGEE ACTION COALITION Image caption Self-harm incidents on Manus Island have increased in recent days, refugee advocates say Several asylum seekers sent overseas by Australia have attempted suicide in recent days amid rising desperation since the nation’s election, advocates say. Since 2013, Australia has sent asylum seekers arriving by boat to Nauru and […]

Not your average police chase

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Whorlton Hall: Hospital ‘abused’ vulnerable adults

Whorlton Hall: Hospital ‘abused’ vulnerable adults

Media captionUndercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with autism and learning disabilities The abuse and mistreatment of vulnerable adults at a specialist hospital has been uncovered by the BBC’s Panorama programme. Undercover BBC filming shows staff intimidating, mocking and restraining patients with learning disabilities and autism at Whorlton Hall, County Durham. […]

Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend

Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend

Image copyright Getty Images Public health experts are calling for fair provision of public toilets for women, saying the aim should be to have two female loos to every male one. With more urinals than cubicles, men – unlike women – rarely queue, a Royal Society for Public Health report says. It blames the closure […]

Aspirin ‘safe’ for brain-bleed strokes

Aspirin ‘safe’ for brain-bleed strokes

Image copyright Getty Images Patients who have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can safely take aspirin to cut their risk of future strokes and heart problems, according to a new study. Aspirin thins the blood and so doctors have been cautious about giving it, fearing it could make bleeds worse. But […]

I lost my arms and legs – stop it happening to others

I lost my arms and legs – stop it happening to others

Image copyright Steve Baker SCB Photography Image caption Tom and his wife Nic – his story was made into a film in 2016 called Starfish, featuring Tom Riley and Joanne Froggatt A man who woke from a coma to discover both his arms and legs had been amputated and part of his face removed has […]

India Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: At 9.30 am, early trends show NDA leads in 300 seats, BJP in 252, UDF leads in all 20 Kerala seats – Firstpost

India Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: At 9.30 am, early trends show NDA leads in 300 seats, BJP in 252, UDF leads in all 20 Kerala seats – Firstpost

India Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 LATEST Updates:┬áThe BJP-led NDA is leading in 38 seats of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar while the RJD is leading in two seats, according to Election Commission trends. The BJP and JD(U) are leading in 16 seats each while the LJP is leading in six seats. The […]

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