A few hundred protesters turned up Saturday in Washington to rally in support of the pro-Trump rioters who ransacked the US Capitol on January 6, but they were outnumbered by a robust security presence and journalists.
‘I have to be brave to get my material’: John Safran on humour, lies and Philip Morris. John Safran has made a career of probing society’s fringes for satire. Now the perpetual provocateur takes on the Earth’s largest cigarette company
‘I don’t think many people know they exist’: how mistaken identity threatens the Baudin’s cockatoo. The black cockatoo is nearly identical to its neighbour, the Carnaby’s. And that’s a problem for protecting the endangered species
Liam Gallagher has told fans he fell out of a helicopter following his headline set at the Isle Of Wight Festival, sharing a picture of his scraped face. The Oasis star turned solo artist posted a tweet to say he had fallen out of the aircraft and compared himself to the late The Who drummer Keith Moon, who was notorious for his wild behaviour. One fan replied asking about the height of the fall, saying Gallagher must have missed the step and "face planted" after the helicopter had landed, but did not mention this "because that's not very rock n roll".
As big brands get crafty, independent brewers fear losing hard-won ground. The sale of one of Australia’s largest independent brewers and rise of home brand craft beer products suggest even a growing category can be tough for small players
This year’s new crop of celebrity hopefuls have been paired up with their professional partners for Strictly Come Dancing. Among the pairings this year is former Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite, who has been partnered with Johannes Radebe, making them the first all-male partnership on the BBC One series. Oti Mabuse will be hoping for a triple win alongside rugby player Ugo Monye.
HONG KONG (Reuters) -Fewer than 5,000 Hong Kong people from mostly pro-establishment circles began voting on Sunday for candidates to an election committee, vetted as loyal to Beijing, who will pick the city's next China-backed leader and some of its legislature. Pro-democracy candidates are nearly absent from Hong Kong's first election since Beijing overhauled the city's electoral system to ensure that "only patriots" rule China's freest city. "The whole objective of improving the electoral system is to ensure patriots administer Hong Kong," Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, said on Sunday morning.
‘Like nothing in my lifetime’: researchers race to unravel the mystery of Australia’s dying frogsAfter asking for public help with their investigations, scientists have received thousands of reports and specimens of dead, shrivelled frogs A white-lipped tree frog. Scientists are trying to unravel the cause of thousands of frog deaths in eastern Australia. Photograph: Liam Driver/Newspix / Rex Featur