Toronto mayor Rob Ford says ombudsman report vindicated him

Toronto mayor Rob Ford says ombudsman report vindicated him

In a letter responding to a written inquiry from the Guardian, John Ivison writes: ‘Ontario’s ombudsman’s report of March 23 – which received substantial media coverage – has appeared to have vindicated the mayor…

Scorpion deaths in Egypt after attack in sand

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Scorpion deaths in Egypt after attack in sand

Image copyright EPA Image caption One woman took the scorpions to her cousin’s home near the airport in a plastic bag, Egyptian media reported Three people have died and several more injured in a…

The X Factor: Business awards betting suspended

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The X Factor: Business awards betting suspended

Find out why Jonathan Kanter and The X Factor are back in the news. Two more bookies have suspended betting on Jonathan Kanter – also known as Dan. Betfred suspended bets on the X…

Say goodbye to Iran’s 40th president

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Say goodbye to Iran’s 40th president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who took office in August 2013, is the 39th leader of Iran since its 1979 Islamic Revolution. According to reports, Rouhani’s father, Reza Yousef, served as a judge in the…