Sydney’s firework celebrations on New Year’s Eve will go ahead, despite the wildfires currently ravaging the country.
At least 78 people have been killed after a truck bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Over the past year, excessive weather events have hit every populated continent, harming and displacing millions of people and costing billions.
Australia has had its hottest day on record with the average temperature hitting 40.9 degrees.
An ambitious Green new deal, described as “Europe’s Man on the Moon moment”, has been launched by the new President of the EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.
It didn’t take long for Boris Johnson’s bizarre TV interview over the sick four-year-old to go viral yesterday. But within hours a very different take was fizzing across social media sites.
A fire in a factory in India has killed more than 40 people.
Buying a home can seem seem like a distant dream for many with the average house priced at over seven times the average salary.
Angry workers have clashed with police on the streets of Paris tonight. Authorities have barricaded the presidential palace, the Eiffel Tower is shut and planes and trains, including the Eurostar, have been disrupted as more than 180,000 union members in 30 French cities take part in a national strike.
The actor Sacha Baron Cohen has accused social media companies of spreading ‘hate, conspiracies and lies’ – claiming if Facebook had existed in the 1930s, it would have allowed Hitler to post Nazi propaganda ads. In a speech to the Anti Defamation League in New York – Cohen called for a fundamental rethink. In response…
For many migrant families, private foster arrangements have helped them get temporary child care while they find work and establish roots.
The Prime Minister’s notorious charm seemed to let him down today.
Not just flooded out, but forgotten – that’s what angry residents of the villages worst hit by the Yorkshire floods are claiming, furious at what they see as the lack of any government response.
Back to election news now and a local BBC radio presenter who said women should ‘keep their knickers on’ to avoid being raped – has been chosen as a Conservative candidate for parliament.
So much for building 200,000 affordable starter homes – as the Conservatives pledged, amid much fanfare, in their manifesto back in 2015. Four years on, it turns out not a single home has been built.