Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Russia raises the stakes with wide-reaching and blunt internet clampdown

On Friday 13 April, inside a cramped Moscow courtroom, judge Yulia Smolina made Russian internet history. It took her just 19 minutes to...

Nicaraguan journalist shot dead on Facebook Live while covering protests

A journalist was gunned down during a Facebook Live broadcast as he covered an anti-government protest in Nicaragua. Angel Gahona was describing damage to a cash machine...

Eric Greitens: Missouri governor embroiled in sex scandal faces new charges over political fund-raising

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with...

HSBC announces it will stop funding new coal power plants and other fossil fuel...

Europe’s largest bank has announced it is to largely stop funding fossil fuel industries. HSBC claims it is going green by all but ending...

India’s vice-president rejects calls to impeach chief justice over alleged misuse of public office

India‘s vice-president has rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the country’s most senior judge for alleged misuse of public office. Venkaiah...

What has Trump tweeted today? The latest Twitter posts from the US President and...

Donald Trump's Twitter account provides an extraordinary unfiltered insight into what the President is doing and thinking in real time. He posts on the social...

Donald Tusk testifies in court over plane crash that killed Poland’s president and 95...

Donald Tusk has told a Polish court that he had no role in preparing an ill-fated flight that crashed in 2010 killing the...

Four Britons killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Four British nationals have died and 12 others have been injured in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel company has said. The victims were on...

Westworld season 2 episode 1 confirms there are six parks, hints at an Indian...

Back in February, an eagle-eyed Westworld fan decoded a binary sequence hidden in the season 2 trailer which signposted an unlisted website called...

Armenia protests: Police detain opposition leaders and 200 protesters after president becomes prime minister

Three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters have been arrested in Armenia following more than a week of demonstrations venting fury at their former...

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