Wildfires sweep across Italy's Sardinia
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
Wildfires sweep across Italy's Sardinia
Schools have been left in the “eye of a storm” over the vaccination programme, school leaders warned today, as they urged people not to threaten teachers or stage protests. “The role of schools is limited to hosting these sessions and dealing with associated communications, and it is quite wrong to make them the target of opposition.”
Grant Shapps warned activists will face contempt of court with possible imprisonment if they ignore the injunction
The World Health Organization is setting a higher bar for policymakers and the public in its first update to its air quality guidelines in 15 years
Netflix has dropped the first full trailer for Britney vs Spears, its explosive documentary about the music legend and her conservatorship.
Afghan women have said they feel forced to marry to leave the house despite the Taliban’s promise to ditch their former policy of requiring male chaperones for any trip outside.
Get the latest in this daily audio briefing in 10 minutes or less
A Missouri appeals court has denied the state attorney general’s request to recuse all Jackson County judges from presiding over an upcoming evidentiary hearing for a man who the county prosecutor says was wrongfully convicted in a triple murder more than 40 years ago
Withholding member states’ regional aid money would be a “game-changer”, senior EU diplomat says
More than 200 people were arrested after a protest over Covid-19 vaccine mandates at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance on Wednesday, September 22, SBS reported, citing police.Footage posted by Herald Sun journalist Sarah Booth shows the protesters standing on the steps of the war memorial. The crowd can be heard chanting “you serve us” to the police.The police then advance on protesters; small bangs and smoke can be seen rising from the steps of the shrine as the crowd flees in the opposite direction.Wednesday’s demonstration were the latest day of protests in Melbourne by construction workers in retaliation to a Covid-19 vaccine mandate implemented across the industry by the Victoria government. Credit: Sarah Booth | Herald Sun via Storyful
The European Union is unveiling plans that would require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices
"This historic progression", according French Culture Minister Roselyne Bachelot, "will bring to +15% the lasting increase in the allocation to culture since 2017, excluding public broadcasting and civil pension charges".View on euronews
California will track violent deaths of LGBTQ+ people in nationwide firstAdvocacy groups hail ‘huge victory’ as state becomes first in US to gather data on disproportionate harm A three-year pilot program in up to six counties will collect information about gender identity and sexual orientation in violent deaths. Photograph: Kristian Carreon/Zuma Press Wire Service/Rex/Shutterstock
The transport secretary has said motorists should "carry on as normal" when it comes to buying fuel, after BP closed some of its petrol stations due to supply issues.
The defendants, two boys and a girl who cannot be named because they are only 14 years old, had various roles in the attack in Reading on January 3.
German election frontrunner says country should ‘resolutely stand up to hatred’
Lava from the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has destroyed 400 homes and was endangering more on September 23, according to El Pais.Thousands of people have been evacuated, and firefighters have been attempting by various means to divert the flow of lava away from houses.This footage was shot by David Melero, who has been documenting developments on the Canary island on Twitter. Credit: David Melero via Storyful
Capitalising on a growing market for sustainable urban air mobility, Airbus revealed its latest flying taxi model in Toulouse this week.View on euronews
An unusual fossil with a series of spikes has been revealed to be the remains of a newly discovered species of dinosaur. Palaeontologist Susannah Maidment, a researcher at the Natural History Museum, explains the finding.
Prime Minister Mario Draghi set an ambitious reform timeline to relaunch Italy's chronically sluggish economy after the COVID-19 pandemic, but political disputes and cloying bureaucracy are starting to get in his way. The government has been trying for weeks to overcome divisions in the multi-party ruling coalition over a tax reform and a market competition law which Draghi had promised by the end of July as part of Rome's Recovery Plan. Presented to the European Union in April, the Plan sets out infrastructure investments and reforms to raise Italy's growth potential and obtain more than 200 billion euros ($234.52 billion) of EU funds over the next six years.
Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe refused to be shielded in prison in the months before he died from coronavirus, an inquest has heard.