Australia has said ‘yes’ to same sex marriage. A postal survey was carried out and delivered a victory of 61.6% to 38.4%. some 16 million registered voters out of the country’s 24 million population asking for the prohibition to be overturned. Even though the vote is non-binding, the turnout was 79.5% - that’s bigger than the Brexit vote and the US presidential election. Their parliament will vote later this month on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
The Zimbabwe army has seized a national broadcaster. Zimbabwe's military read out a statement on national TV after seizing the national broadcaster ZBC. It claimed the army was "targeting criminals" and was not staging a "military takeover of government."
Earlier, there were reports of heavy gunfire in the Harare suburbs near to Mugabe's compound as the crisis in the African nation intensifies. It's 93-year-old leader, Mugabe, has not yet commented in light of rumours of a military coup. But, Isaac Moyo, Zimbabwe's ambassador in South Africa, claimed the government remains "intact."
The Government has passed two amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in the legislation's first major Commons test. The bill seeks to transfer European law into British law, but is up against detailed scrutiny and debate as amendments are put up for vote. MPs have criticised Theresa May's plan to write into law the date and time at which the UK will leave the European Union, stating it is a "gimmick".
Indulgent grandparents are apparently bad for children’s health according to a study by the University of Glasgow. The research suggests that grandparents are regularly more inclined to treat and overfeed children. Shockingly, the study also found some chose to smoke in front of their grandchildren.
New research suggests that people with less common blood types are more likely to suffer a heart attack during high air pollution. People with A, B and AB blood types are seen to have an “elevated risk” of a coronary compared to people with the more common O blood type.