North Korea said it successfully launched ballistic missiles from a train for the first time and was continuing to bolster its defenses, after the two Koreas test-fired missiles hours apart in dueling displays of military might
British supermarket group Sainsbury's will offer lower prices to customers using its digital loyalty scheme and self-scanner service, deepening ties with shoppers and cutting costs in the latest wave of innovation to hit the industry. Sainsbury's, Britain's second largest grocer, said the move to offer tailored digital discounts via its Nectar scheme was the most advanced for UK grocers, though it follows similar targeted initiatives by some U.S. and French food retailers. Sainsbury's said that from next Wednesday, Nectar app members shopping in stores will be able to access lower prices on a selection of up to ten branded and Sainsbury's own-brand products selected for them on a weekly basis.
Whitehaven Coal’s Vickery mine given green light by environment ministerSussan Ley’s decision denounced as a ‘betrayal of young people’ and follows a federal court ruling that she has a duty of care to protect young people from the climate crisisSign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Australian environment minister Sussan Ley has approved Whitehaven Coal’s Vickery coalmine extension near Gunnedah, NSW, just six weeks before the UN Cop26 climate con
A divided federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an ACLU lawsuit challenging a portion of the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans’ international email and phone communications
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) -A billionaire e-commerce executive and three less-wealthy private citizens chosen to join him blasted off from Florida on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket ship and soared into orbit, the first all-civilian crew ever to circle the Earth from space. A SpaceX webcast of the launch showed Isaacman, 38, and his crewmates - Sian Proctor, 51, Hayley Arceneaux, 29, and Chris Sembroski, 42 - strapped into the pressurized cabin of their gleaming white SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, dubbed Resilience, wearing their helmeted black-and-white flight suits.
Pep Guardiola celebrated his side's goal-scoring ability following Manchester City’s remarkable 6-3 victory over 10-man Leipzig. “I’m delighted and happy and thankful for these incredible players,” said Guardiola. “It was a real tough game. “But the first game at home is so important to win. We scored a lot of goals and in the last three games we have scored 16. “For the fans that is nice to give them. Now we rest and think of Southampton.”
PARIS (Reuters) -French military forces have killed the leader of a West African affiliate of Islamic State by drone strike in a "decisive blow" against the group, and vowed to continue hunting down jihadist leaders to restore stability in the Sahel. Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was the head of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS), a jihadist group that broke away from other militants in Mali in 2015 when it pledged allegiance to Islamic State.
Boris Johnson overhauled some of the cabinet's top positions on Wednesday, sacking Education Secretary Gavin Williamson and replacing him with vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi. Justice Secretary Robert Buckland and Housing, Communities and Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick departed their roles - and schools minister Nick Gibb was also shown the door.
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles held back tears on Wednesday, as she told lawmakers how the FBI and U.S. gymnastic and Olympic officials failed to stop the sexual abuse that she and hundreds of other athletes suffered from former doctor Larry Nassar. “To be clear, I blame Larry Nassar and I also blame an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse,” she said before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee alongside fellow gymnasts McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols.Biles added that