Temperatures in Texas have returned to normal February levels, but after the bitter cold of Winter Storm Uri, there are bitter recriminations in the Lone Star State. In Harris County, home to the city of Houston, some residents are still […]
In a speech at the National Farmers’ Union, Environment Secretary George Eustice said that farmers were now benefiting from increased confidence because of leaving the European Union, with profits up in many sectors and lamb and beef prices at ten-year […]
It normally discusses matters of war and peace, from coups and war crimes to nuclear treaty violations. Today the UN Security Council discussed climate change, with the Prime Minister telling delegates that the rising global temperature poses a real threat […]
“These criminals came prepared for war” – the words of the former chief of the US Capitol Police today, as he appeared at the first US Senate hearing into the attack on the Capitol building in Washington DC last month. […]
Canada’s Prime Minister tonight announced that he would coordinate with the Australian government to “ensure the revenues of web giants are shared more fairly”. We spoke to Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Danish prime minister and co-chair of Facebook’s Independent Oversight Board, […]
A British MP lost his speaking slot during a House of Commons video call on Tuesday over his failure to wear a jacket – a fashion faux pas for any MP wishing not to fall afoul of parliamentary dress code […]
First congressional hearing on attack comes day after Merrick Garland said he would expand investigation into 6 January assault US politics – live updates Testifying on Tuesday in the first congressional hearing on the US Capitol attack, the chief of […]
French star is being investigated over an incident with a female actor at his Paris home in 2018 The French actor Gérard Depardieu has been charged with rape and sexual assault, allegedly committed in 2018 against an actor in her […]
Scotland’s first minister has announced her government’s plans to reopen the country from lockdown, with the previous tiered system of restrictions due to take effect again in April. Speaking a day after UK PM Boris Johnson unveiled his lockdown exit […]
Boris Johnson is facing swift backlash after he claimed – to a group of school children – that journalists always find themselves “abusing people” and the job made him feel so guilty he left for a more honest career in […]