In 2019, the body of a man fell from a passenger plane into a garden in south London. Who was he?
Environmental group warns UK’s £750m funding for fossil fuel project could worsen Isis-led insurgency
The UK government is facing fresh calls to abandon its £750m plan to support a gas export terminal in Mozambique over fears the fossil fuel project is stoking the insurgency in the north of the country, which has left thousands of people dead and displaced hundreds of thousands.
House panel backs legislation to examine slavery and discrimination since 1619, and recommend education and remedies
A panel of US lawmakers has advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation that would create a commission to study the issue.
After an impassioned debate, the House judiciary committee voted by 25-17 to advance the bill late on Wednesday, marking the first time that it has acted on the legislation.
101 Doll Squadron dance group say they feel ‘threatened’ after footage they say was shot from a ‘creepy’ angle at HMAS Supply launch
The twerking dancing troupe who performed at the launch of the Australian navy’s newest ship have condemned the ABC claiming that the broadcaster’s video coverage of their performance contributed to the group feeling “threatened” and “exploited’ in the wake of intense media interest surrounding their performance.
Taiwan eases restrictions on travellers after bookings fall into single digits and flight is cancelled
It launched with a presidential escort and the promise of rare international travel to a postcard-perfect tropical island, but the Taiwan-Palau travel bubble has deflated after just a couple weeks, with Taiwanese bookings dwindling to single figures.
Doctors say ‘absurd’ rule, made as second wave surges, is unfair on non-Covid patients
Pristine areas in the Amazon and Siberia may expand with animal reintroductions, scientists say
Just 3% of the world’s land remains ecologically intact with healthy populations of all its original animals and undisturbed habitat, a study suggests.
Dreams of careers and family life have been replaced with death and injury in the wake of the 1 February coup
For Myanmar’s young people, 2021 was supposed to be a year for optimism. After seeing through the Covid-19 pandemic, the rollout of the vaccine had begun and general elections in November had marked a step towards the country realising its potential.
"Moritsugu will bring her experience and expertise to the Biden-Harris Administration where she will be a vital voice to advance the President and the Administration's priorities," officials said.
Distribution of the one-dose vaccine have been paused in the US while scientists look into a rare blood-clotting syndrome
US health officials paused distribution of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine as scientists investigate the potential link between rare cases of blood clots and the potentially life-saving vaccine. Currently, the clotting “syndrome” appears to affect less than one in a million people who receive the vaccine.
Indigenous tribes received the bison from Denver Parks and Recreation as a form of reparations, the first in a 10-year ordinance to donate surplus bison.
(Image credit: Evan Semón/Denver Department of Parks and Recreation)
The Danish Health Authority said it will continue its vaccination campaign without the shot made by AstraZeneca, but said its ben
Police officials previously said Kim Potter mistook her handgun for her Taser when she shot the 20-year-old on Sunday. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.
Package of sanctions could see 10 officials expelled and comes in response to cybersecurity breach of US government
The Biden administration is planning to announce sanctions on Russian officials as soon as Thursday, in a move that will target several individuals and entities, according to several people familiar on the matter.
A package of sanctions targeting several Russian officials will be coupled with orders also expelling some of them from the United States, said one informant.