Europe has been a source of contention in Britain seemingly forever
If Iran's nuclear file is sent to the United Nations Security Council, then Iran will withdraw from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, according to the official IRNA news agency.
Lea Evron, 85, has only fragments of memories of the fur factory and the three-story apartment building her family owned before World War Two in Zywiec, a small town in southern Poland.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hosting 54 African heads of state or government in London
Three people are taken to hospital with burns after the burst water pipe incident in Perm city.
Environmentalists say incinerating a vast stockpile of firefighting foam containing harmful PFAS is putting communities at risk
The Department of Defense is polluting the environment with toxic chemicals by continuing to incinerate a vast stockpile of firefighting foam in a move environmentalists say is in breach of new regulations.
In a letter sent last week to the secretary of defense, Mark Esper, several environmental organizations argue the defense department is already out of compliance with new provisions regulating the disposal of the material and insist that it “immediately cease” incineration of the foam – called AFFF – which puts communities at risk.Continue reading...
A majority of people around the world believe capitalism in its current form is doing more harm than good, a survey found ahead of this week's Davos meeting of business and political leaders.
Shares in the drinks company fall 20% after it says Christmas trading was "subdued".
World stocks held near record highs on Monday as generally better data and earnings bolstered sentiment, while oil prices hit their highest in over a week after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down following a blockade.
BT <BT,K>, Danone , Microsoft and Sony are among 178 companies with top marks in the latest global ranking of transparency and action on climate change.
China repeated its call on Monday for Canada to release detained Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible, ahead of the executive's first extradition hearing later in the day.
Dublin court to consider European arrest warrant for Ian Bailey over unsolved murder of French woman
Ian Bailey, an English journalist-turned poet, has said he is trapped in Ireland because of an attempt to extradite him to France where he faces 25 years in jail for allegedly murdering a French film-maker, Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
A high court in Dublin will hold a hearing on Monday into a European arrest warrant issued by a Paris court, the latest twist in a legal saga over Ireland’s most notorious unsolved murder.Continue reading...
Kim-Joy bakes | Supermarket refills | Bongs | Marmalade
I am as in touch with my inner six-year-old as the next person, but I nevertheless rejoiced when I thought you had moved on from Kim-Joy bakes (G2, 16 January) but no, she is back and offering us lemon tarts decorated with emoji. Honestly, it’s fine; I am happy to eat cake without a face.
• My daughter and I were surprised to see Kim-Joy’s column interrupted by David Atherton’s “fit food” (G2, 9 January). His flapjacks could definitely be improved by icing cute faces on them ;-).
Frances and Juliet Clark
Union says members need to recharge after 45 days of industrial action
Paris’s strike-hit public transport network is expected to return to near normal this week after the city’s main rail union voted to go back to work.
The decision to suspend industrial action from Monday follows six weeks of road and rail chaos since transport staff walked out as part of national protests over pension reforms in December.Continue reading...
Clashes come on 45th day of strike with 59 arrests and claims police beat protester
French police fired teargas under a rain of projectiles, used stun grenades and arrested dozens of people on Saturday as thousands of “yellow vest” anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Paris.
Demonstrators shouted slogans denouncing the police, the president, Emmanuel Macron, and his pension reforms that have triggered the longest French transport strike in decades.Continue reading...
Les Mots à La Bouche’s move from the Marais shows loss of cultural heritage, activists say
In the window of France’s best-known gay bookshop, above the display of Lucian Freud art books, opera singer Maria Callas’s memoirs and a history of the Pride movement, a poster warns in giant red letters: “Cultural heritage in danger.” An urgent note on the door adds: “We need your help!”
Les Mots à La Bouche, a 40-year-old Paris institution, is the top LGBT bookshop in France and considered one of the best in the world – a focal point of Paris’s historic gay neighbourhood in the Marais district. But as property speculation in central Paris reaches dizzying heights – it is estimated that at certain times of year there are more Airbnb rentals than residents in the Marais – the bookshop is being forced out by rising rents.Continue reading...
Britain's Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen.
The former couple briefly reunite backstage after receiving prizes from the Screen Actors Guild.
She gets the honour 24 years after her father, who set up the Glastonbury Festival in 1970.
"I must listen to my body and rest," the star tells fans in Lisbon, Portugal.
The skating couple have separated - and fans want to know why.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt shared a few laughs and showed common courtesy at the SAG Awards. Now there are calls for the friendly exes to reunite.
In the end, the infectious draw of "Parasite" won over the members of the Screen Actors Guild.
South Korean thriller "Parasite" was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild awards on Sunday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month.
First, Brune Poirson spearheaded a law banning destruction of unsold goods. Now she’s part of the team taking on the ‘handbag war.’
The hottest trend in fashion doesn’t have anything to do with product.
Based on true events around the Spanish Civil War, Allende’s novel “A Long Petal of the Sea” explores the lives of exiles.
A Sundance favorite comes to Hulu. And a new documentary is on PBS.
Everybody’s on hand, from a variety of Smileys to Nerd Face, and from Princess to Pile of Poo.
Kathryn Hunter stars as the fabulously rich Greek who understands the corrupting value of money only after she loses it.
The unveiling of the new military branch’s name tape — “U.S. Space Force,” embroidered in blue — was overshadowed by reactions to its familiar camouflage uniform.
World number one Ash Barty made a stuttering start to her bid to end the host nation's 42-year wait for an Australian Open champion before rallying to beat Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko 5-7 6-1 6-1 on Rod Laver Arena on Monday.
Spain's Rafa Nadal will begin his quest for a 20th Grand Slam title against Bolivia's Hugo Dellien at the Australian Open on Tuesday, while organizers are confident a rain-hit opening day will not hold up the tournament.
New year, new grand slam, same result.
Their two stars, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, have played just 18 games together.
Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a repeat of her stunning victory over the seven-times Grand Slam champion in the Wimbledon opener last year.
Something is missing with many study methods.
Thousands of dams across New York, many abandoned, are blocking fish migrations. A movement to remove them is growing.
A NASA program could be ready to launch astronauts to orbit once again, and the number of people traveling to space could surge.
Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, a big step its mission to fly NASA astronauts for the first time as soon as this spring.
The US company demonstrates how it would rescue astronauts during a failing rocket launch.
Micron secured some gains from the China deal but it may end up suffering bigger losses from the broader U.S.-China battle.
I reported on an app, created by the company Clearview AI, that can identify people in seconds using a trove of photos collected from across the web.
Unique vehicle-counting sensors will be placed in 1,500 homes across Europe.
European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton said on Monday that if discussions at the OECD level on taxation for digital companies such as Amazon or Google do not bear fruit, the European Union will take action.
Israel's markets watchdog said on Monday the authority would make regulatory changes to adapt to technological innovations such as digital markets.