Sep 23, 2015

New Zealand government adds new option for flag referendum

The New Zealand government on Wednesday bowed to public pressure and added an extra flag design to the four options already being considered for a new national banner. The “Red Peak” design has generated a groundswell of support since a government committee unveiled its ...

Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

May 23, 2015

Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

Leaders on both sides of Ireland’s gay marriage campaign say advocates of legalization have won a resounding victory with the ballot count still under way. Senior figures from the “no” campaign, who sought to prevent Ireland’s constitution from being amended to permit gay marriage, ...