Socialist candidate Gabriel Boric wins Chilean presidential election

Gabriel Boric, socialist candidate for Chilean President, has won the nation’s presidential election. Boric ran as candidate for the Approve Dignity coalition, comprised of various progressive parties including the Communist Party of Chile, Democratic Revolution, and the Commons

Raab’s human rights reforms criticised as a government ‘power grab’

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab has proposed changes to the Human Rights Act that would make it much harder for “serious criminals” to escape deportation. As part of a new “bill of rights” which Raab seeks to establish, those who have commited certain offences would be unable to call on the “right to a family life”, article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights