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Activists gathered outside the Russian consulate in New York City on Wednesday, June 29, holding a vigil ahead of the trial of American basketball player Brittney Griner, which was due to begin in Russia on Friday.Griner was detained at a Moscow airport on February 17 after Russian officials said they had found vape cartridges bearing traces of hash oil in her luggage. She had been in Russia to play for a team during the WNBA’s off-season.Russian state-owned news agency TASS said Griner’s trial would begin on July 1. Its report was accompanied by video showing Griner at a Khimki city court, near Moscow, for a preliminary hearing. She did not speak in the footage.Footage posted by Ben Von Klemperer showed speaker Tamika Mallory, from campaign group Until Freedom, speaking to the crowd outside the consulate.“We demand that America is responsible for bringing Brittney Griner home no matter what we have to do,” she can be heard saying as the crowd applauds. Credit: Ben Von Klemperer via Storyful
Reports of parties in properties plummeted by 44 per cent worldwide after ban was first imposed in August 2020
US President Joe Biden's efforts to enforce environmental regulation in the world's second-most polluting country have been dealt a major blow by a Supreme Court ruling on air pollution. The decision from the currently right-leaning court rules in favour of challengers seeking to curb the power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate pollution from power plants. The policy in question, former president Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, would have paved the way for the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy across the US, which opponents say would do severe economic damage.
A ROAD is partially blocked following a four vehicle pile-up which has left one vehicle in a ditch.
Climate protesters have glued themselves to the frame of a painting in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and spray-painted their logo on the walls and floor of the building.
The Queen shared a joke with the Duke of Buccleuch at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Thursday afternoon as she was presented with a gift from the historic Reddendo parade.
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Several Tesco stores across Pembrokeshire are making it easier than ever for shoppers to give a helping hand to food banks and charities feeding people in their local community.
Dame Deborah James had a “special gift” which allowed her to have “difficult conversations” with the public that would ultimately save “countless lives”, a charity boss has said. The podcaster, who died on Tuesday, became a patron for Bowel Cancer UK following her diagnosis in 2016 and worked to raise money for and awareness of the charity. Its chief executive Genevieve Edwards told the PA news agency her legacy would live on through her campaigning work.
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Survivors and relatives of the victims of the November 2015 terror attacks responded to Wednesday's guilty verdicts with a mixture of emotions, mostly relief.
A resident expressed concerns for the local elderly and disabled people who habitually use the park.
The Labour deputy leader accused the prime minister of fleeing the UK following by-election defeats.
The role will be in addition to Mr Swinney’s duties as deputy first minister and cabinet secretary for Covid recovery.
The Paris Court of Appeal will on Wednesday rule on whether to extradite 10 former members of the hard left Italian extremist group the Red Brigades. The activists, who have been living in France for decades, are wanted by Italy for acts of terrorism committed between 1970 and 1980.
The South Bank Sky Arts Awards celebrate a variety of artistic genres and will take place in July.
Since Russian forces attacked a mall on June 27 in Kremenchuk, central Ukraine, false information has been circulating on social networks. Russia's defence ministry claims it did not target the shopping centre, but rather a nearby ammunition stockpile, and alleges that the centre simply caught fire. The ministry also maintains that the mall was no longer functional. However, open-source evidence contradicts these claims.
Members of Derry City and Strabane District Council voted unanimously to give Ms McGee the honour at a meeting on Thursday.
Ruling by 5-4 allows administration to terminate policy that forced asylum seekers to return to Mexico while claims are considered