Labour and the Conservatives in scramble for votes on the final day of campaigning
Plan, unveiled despite mass strikes, includes standardised system and rewards for working longer
The French prime minister, Édouard Philippe, has defied striking workers by announcing plans for a long-anticipated overhaul of France’s pension system that he said would be fairer and encourage people to work longer.
Teen activist lauded by magazine for starting an environmental campaign which became a global movement
Greta Thunberg, the teen activist from Sweden who has urged immediate action to address a global climate crisis, was named Time magazine’s person of the year for 2019 on Wednesday. She is the youngest person to have ever received the accolade.
Michael Horowitz to go before Senate judiciary committee to discuss report that found FBI inquiry into 2016 Trump campaign was justified
Leonid Greyser pulled back by bailiffs in viral video
A Russian man accused of murdering his sister tried to escape from a Moscow courtroom by crawling into the ceiling.
Video shows 18-year-old Leonid Greyser vaulting from a bulletproof enclosure into the panelled ceiling. Three bailiffs clamber after him.Continue reading...
Open letter signed by Global Witness and Greenpeace Brasil cautions potential investors on risk of deforestation in supply chains of JBS and Marfrig
An international group of 30 non-profit groups published an open letter on Wednesday warning investors considering buying shares in two Brazilian meat giants of their exposure to deforestation.
Judge rules Ian Drummond kept proper lookout and was not to blame for 2018 incident
An Isle of Wight ferry captain has been acquitted of two maritime offences after his ship carrying 202 people was involved in a collision with a motor yacht.
CaptIan Drummond was accused of failing to keep a proper lookout before the accident involving the Red Funnel ferry as it headed to East Cowes on the island.
Charity concerned for welfare of birds, nicknamed Cluck Norris and Coo-lamity Jane
Two pigeons have been spotted in Las Vegas wearing tiny cowboy hats.
While many have been amused by the sight of the birds, with social media users excitedly reporting sightings since a video was first posted to Facebook in early December, there are concerns for the welfare of the animals. The birds have been seen between McCarran international airport and the University of Nevada.