In this article GOOGL A Google employee marches towards City Hall during the Global Climate Strike in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Thousands of workers at Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. walked out without their bosses blessings to protest rising global temperatures. Chloe Collyer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bambi Okugawa is a
Following the pandemic, visitors were just starting to return this summer to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, a naval museum that includes attractions such as Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory, when the cultural centre received its next blow. Chief executive Hannah Prowse was informed that the site’s energy bill would be going up next year
The man accused of stabbing Sir Salman Rushdie on stage last week has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and assault charges. Hadi Matar, 24, was held without bail during a court hearing in New York state on Thursday. Sir Salman was stabbed around 12 times, including in the face and neck, last Friday as
Labour is calling for parliament to be recalled ahead of the energy price cap rise. The opposition party has written to Boris Johnson, as well as Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, to ask for MPs to return to Westminster on Monday in a bid to propose their plan to freeze the cap. The price cap
Priti Patel has insisted that Rwanda is a “safe” country, despite warnings from Foreign Office officials of torture and killings. The latest defence from the home secretary comes after court documents revealed officials in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) had concerns about the plan to send illegal migrants to the central African country.
The distinction of being the most massive star ever discovered is held by R136a1, a behemoth star that is around 150 to 200 times the mass of the Sun. R136a1 is part of the R136 cluster, which is located in the Large Magellanic Cloud. In a new study, a team of astronomers have observed this
A man has been charged with the murder of 87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran, who was stabbed to death on his mobility scooter. Lee Byer, 44, of Allenby Avenue, Southall, west London, will appear at Willesden Magistrates’ Court today, after being arrested yesterday. Mr O’Halloran was attacked on a road in nearby Greenford on Tuesday afternoon. Police believe
It has been long believed that dinosaurs went extinct due to an asteroid impact on Earth. A recent discovery may lead to some developments in this theory. Scientists have spotted a mysterious asteroid impact crater on the seafloor which is believed to have formed at the same time when dinosaurs were wiped out from the
Ukraine has said Russia is preparing to stage a “provocation” at Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant on Friday. The country’s intelligence agency made the claim just hours after Moscow accused Ukraine of trying to stage an “accident” there, which may involve a radiation leak, during the UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres’ visit to the war-ravaged nation.
Ukraine has said Russia is preparing to stage a “provocation” at Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant on Friday. The country’s intelligence agency made the claim just hours after Moscow accused Ukraine of trying to stage an “accident” there, which may involve a radiation leak, during the UN secretary-general’s visit to the war-ravaged nation. Located in
Further details of a heated row between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt on a private plane back in 2016 have been revealed, in newly revealed FBI documents. The report, which has not been made public, says Pitt accused Jolie of “ruining this family” during the confrontation, and also says the dispute became physical at times.
A-level grades received by UK students are lower this year than in 2021 and 2020 but remain higher than pre-pandemic levels – the last time students physically sat exams. Hundreds of thousands of pupils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be eagerly opening their results today – with teenagers in Scotland receiving theirs last
Dodge has released photos of its Dodge Charger Daytona SRT “Banshee” Concept, a fully electric version of the iconic American muscle car. Dodge has been teasing the potential for a fully electric muscle car for some time. We first heard about it last year, when Dodge claimed it would launch the “world’s first battery electric
European governments are scrambling to fill underground storage with gas supplies to provide households with enough fuel to keep homes warm during winter. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Germany’s natural gas storage facilities surpassed a fill level of more than 75% this month, two weeks ahead of schedule, as Europe’s largest economy
9:00 AM ET The new season had not even begun before managers voiced concerns about the uniquely timed World Cup in Qatar this November and its impact on the transfer market. “The players are very focused on this World Cup already, which is a good thing because they come in in shape and take care
In this article 700-HK Tencent runs the ubiquitous Chinese messaging app WeChat. The company has a short form video feature with in the app and has began to monetize that through video ads in the feed. Tencent said such ads could become a “substantial” source of revenue in the future. Budrul Chukrut | Sopa Images
Book sales for Sir Salman Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses have surged after the author was stabbed at an event in the US last week. The contentious 1988 book, which was considered blasphemous by some of Muslims, rose to number eight on Amazon’s chart of most-sold fiction books of the week and was sold out
Rail, Tube and bus passengers are set to face four days of travel misery as tens of thousands of workers stage another round of strikes. In recent months, several strikes have been carried out as part of a long-running dispute over pay, jobs and working conditions. From Thursday, Network Rail, train companies, London Underground and
Liz Truss is set to win the Tory leadership contest by a decisive margin next month, according to an exclusive Sky News poll that gives the foreign secretary a 32-point lead over rival Rishi Sunak. The poll also shows that the legacy and personality of Boris Johnson is likely to loom large over the next
With cooler weather on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about getting back outside to ride to and from work. That’s where the SWFT ZIP e-bike comes to play, thanks to its built-in battery that lets you travel 37 miles on a single charge. WIth a top speed of nearly 20 MPH, you’ll be