News From  England

Race for the top four - are Liverpool now the favourites?

Race for the top four - are Liverpool now the favourites?

After winning at Manchester United, BBC Sport asks whether Liverpool are now favourites for the top four and looks at each of the other sides battling to qualify for the Champions League. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:57:06 GMT

News From  TopStories

Indian variant: Second jabs could be brought forward to tackle rise

Indian variant: Second jabs could be brought forward to tackle rise

Local restrictions have also not been ruled out in areas worst affected by the Indian variant. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:40:32 GMT

News From  Technology News

Reminders on rise as WhatsApp update deadline looms

Reminders on rise as WhatsApp update deadline looms

Users yet to accept new terms and conditions will begin to receive "persistent" reminders. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:23:09 GMT

News From  England

Sam Kerr says Champions League finalists Chelsea are

Sam Kerr says Champions League finalists Chelsea are 'best team I've ever been a part of'

Australia international Sam Kerr says her Chelsea side is "definitely the best team I've ever been a part of". More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:45:34 GMT

News From  TopStories

Indian variant: What

Indian variant: What's causing the spike in Bolton?

The town has seen a sharp spike in Covid cases - driven by the emergence of the Indian variant. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:08:55 GMT

News From  Technology News

US fuel pipeline

US fuel pipeline 'paid hackers $5m in ransom'

Reports say Colonial Pipeline paid cyber-criminal gang DarkSide a ransom to prevent a data leak. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:16:47 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

DUP leadership: Party to elect new leader and deputy

DUP leadership: Party to elect new leader and deputy

NI Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots and MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson are bidding to succeed Arlene Foster. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:44:53 GMT

News From  TopStories

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

More than 100 people have been killed in Gaza and seven have died in Israel since Monday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:03:17 GMT

News From  Technology News

Irish health service hit by cyber attack

Irish health service hit by cyber attack

The Health Service Executive in Ireland temporarily shuts down its IT system after a "significant ransomware attack". More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:49:04 GMT

News From  TopStories

Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

The tech giant is tightening its grip on retail as the coronavirus pandemic continues More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:01:47 GMT

News From  Technology News

IBM says chip shortage could last two years

IBM says chip shortage could last two years

The President of the US tech giant told the BBC that the shortage could last another two years. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:23:41 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

Power NI to increase domestic prices by 6.9%

Power NI to increase domestic prices by 6.9%

The Utility Regulator says the price rise from July reflects the actual cost of supplying electricity. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:46:05 GMT

News From  TopStories

Covid-19: India variant concerns and Wales advises only

Covid-19: India variant concerns and Wales advises only 'essential' overseas travel

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday morning. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:53:47 GMT

News From  Technology News

Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

The tech giant is tightening its grip on retail as the coronavirus pandemic continues More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:54:59 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

Brexit: NI Protocol challenge to be heard in High Court

Brexit: NI Protocol challenge to be heard in High Court

The judicial review into part of the Brexit deal has been brought by unionist political leaders. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:43:14 GMT

News From  TopStories

Covid: People in Wales asked not to travel abroad in 2021

Covid: People in Wales asked not to travel abroad in 2021

Go abroad only if its "essential" but preferably go on holiday in Wales, the first minister says. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:25:39 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

DUP: Who are the leadership contenders?

DUP: Who are the leadership contenders?

BBC News NI looks at the two contenders to succeed Arlene Foster at the helm of the party. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:26:59 GMT

News From  TopStories

Prince Harry: I want to break cycle of pain for my children

Prince Harry: I want to break cycle of pain for my children

The Duke of Sussex says he does not want to pass on the "suffering" of his parents to his children. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:53:04 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

Irish health service hit by cyber attack

Irish health service hit by cyber attack

The Health Service Executive in Ireland temporarily shuts down its IT system after a "significant ransomware attack". More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:49:04 GMT

News From  TopStories

Howard Beckett: Labour suspends union official after Patel tweet

Howard Beckett: Labour suspends union official after Patel tweet

Howard Beckett had apologised for posting that Home Secretary Priti Patel "should be deported". More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:14:00 GMT

News From  TopStories

Mary Beard

Mary Beard's retirement present to fund students

Historian and TV presenter is paying for scholarships to widen access to classics beyond "posh" people. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:58:32 GMT

News From  TopStories

The papers: Cameron

The papers: Cameron's grilling and race to stop India variant

The former prime minister facing questions over the his lobbying features on several front pages. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:03:40 GMT

News From  TopStories

Friends reunion premiere date and celebrity guests announced

Friends reunion premiere date and celebrity guests announced

The much-anticipated special will see the original cast and celebrities reflect on the series. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:15:15 GMT

News From  TopStories

Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Kolkata, one of the most densely-populated cities in India, hasn't escaped the Covid-19 surge. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:03:46 GMT

News From  TopStories

WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

The first Australian to land a wheelchair backflip shares his skills to help others overcome obstacles. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:08:56 GMT

News From  TopStories

Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

The singer-songwriter got stuck in Nashville, USA, during the pandemic. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:07:16 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

Ballymurphy Inquest: Anger over manner of PM apology

Ballymurphy Inquest: Anger over manner of PM apology

Relatives say the words in a letter from Boris Johnson's are unacceptable and mean 'nothing'. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:20:27 GMT

News From  TopStories

Africa

Africa's top shots: 7-13 May 2021

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:06:52 GMT

News From  TopStories


'We cannot sleep': Mothers caught in the Israel-Gaza conflict

Mothers in Israel and Gaza tell the BBC they are terrified for their families as fighting escalates. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:46:44 GMT

News From  Technology News

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:59:02 GMT

News From  TopStories

DUP chooses new leader amid debate over unionism

DUP chooses new leader amid debate over unionism's future

As the party prepares to select a new leader, Chris Page says the party has detected worrying signs. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:52:59 GMT

News From  TopStories

How India

How India's vaccine drive went horribly wrong

A botched-up plan for procuring jabs has dried up stocks and sent prices soaring on the private market. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:07:24 GMT

News From  TopStories

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:59:02 GMT

News From  TopStories

Face masks in labour:

Face masks in labour: 'I feared I would vomit'

Women giving birth are exempt from face mask rules - but not all maternity staff know the rules. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:54:49 GMT

News From  TopStories


'Overcoming my silence as a child led me into speech therapy'

Niamh Foy was unable to speak to classmates at school, but finding her voice led her to help others. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:55:09 GMT

News From  TopStories

Building

Building's hard problem - making concrete green

Concrete accounts for 8% of carbon dioxide emissions, but some firms are hoping to cut that down. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:06:29 GMT

News From  Entertainment News

Friends reunion premiere date and celebrity guests announced

Friends reunion premiere date and celebrity guests announced

The much-anticipated special will see the original cast and celebrities reflect on the series. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:15:15 GMT

News From  Entertainment News

Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

The singer-songwriter got stuck in Nashville, USA, during the pandemic. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:07:16 GMT

News From  TopStories

Why Liverpool suddenly have top-four finish in own hands

Why Liverpool suddenly have top-four finish in own hands

After winning at Manchester United, BBC Sport asks whether Liverpool are now favourites for the top four and looks at each of the other sides battling to qualify for the Champions League. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:57:06 GMT

News From  Entertainment News

City of Culture 2021: Street art transforms Coventry ahead of year in spotlight

City of Culture 2021: Street art transforms Coventry ahead of year in spotlight

Artists work to transform Coventry for its tenure as City of Culture 2021. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:33:11 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

DUP leadership: The party that went from firebrands to government

DUP leadership: The party that went from firebrands to government

BBC News NI traces the history of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), ahead of a leadership contest. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:34:55 GMT

News From  TopStories

Liverpool boost top-four hopes with win at Man Utd

Liverpool boost top-four hopes with win at Man Utd

Roberto Firmino scores twice as Liverpool boost their hopes of a finishing in the top four of the Premier League by beating Manchester United at Old Trafford. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:53:33 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

DUP chooses new leader amid debate over unionism

DUP chooses new leader amid debate over unionism's future

As the party prepares to select a new leader, Chris Page says the party has detected worrying signs. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:52:59 GMT

News From  TopStories

Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho braces win German Cup for Dortmund

Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho braces win German Cup for Dortmund

Two goals each from Jadon Sancho and Erling Braut Haaland give Borussia Dortmund a 4-1 win over RB Leipzig in the German Cup final. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:18:27 GMT

News From  Northern Ireland

Latest Northern Ireland weather forecast

Latest Northern Ireland weather forecast

The weather forecast in Northern Ireland. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:11:42 GMT

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La Liga highlights: Granada 1-4 Real Madrid

La Liga highlights: Granada 1-4 Real Madrid

Real Madrid win 4-1 away at Granada to move within two points of city rivals Atletico with two games to go in La Liga. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:57:22 GMT

News From  TopStories

Covid-19: Five ways to make hugging safer, from the experts

Covid-19: Five ways to make hugging safer, from the experts

Millions of people will be able to hug loved ones again from Monday. But can you minimise the risk? More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:58:53 GMT

News From  TopStories

What are the India, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants?

What are the India, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants?

Concern is growing over a rise in UK coronavirus cases linked to a variant from India. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:13:13 GMT

News From  World News

Cold start to the day in the East and hot, dry conditions in the West

Cold start to the day in the East and hot, dry conditions in the West

Another cold start to the day in the Eastern US is contrasted by hot, dry conditions in the West. We are also monitoring storms forming in the Central US. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the weekend More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:48:04 GMT

News From  World News

Prince Harry compares Royal life to Truman show

Prince Harry compares Royal life to Truman show

The Duke of Sussex has further disclosed his private life -- his pain growing up in the British Royal Family, how he and Meghan managed to keep their relationship under wraps, as well as his new life -- More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:18:28 GMT

News From  World News

GOP lawmaker says election rhetoric doesn

GOP lawmaker says election rhetoric doesn't contribute to violence

CNN's Manu Raju speaks with several GOP lawmakers who continue to question the results of the 2020 election and downplay the violence that occurred during the January 6th Capitol riot. This video headline More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:32:00 GMT

News From  World News


'It's disgraceful': Officer on people who spread lies about Capitol riot

DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone tells CNN's Don Lemon what it was like to relive the Capitol riot through his body camera footage and what he wants lawmakers to know. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:29:59 GMT

News From  World News

Oxygen crisis unfolds as climbers chase Everest dreams

Oxygen crisis unfolds as climbers chase Everest dreams

India's brutal second wave of coronavirus has spilled into neighboring Nepal, including Mount Everest. Despite the government's denial, a tour company told CNN more than 30 of their Everest clients have More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 03:19:49 GMT

News From  World News

At the mercy of the sea in one of the lowest countries on Earth

At the mercy of the sea in one of the lowest countries on Earth

Coral gardening in the Maldives More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:42:11 GMT

News From  World News

The conflict in Ethiopia

The conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region explained

CNN's Zain Asher explains the history behind the conflict in Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:19:04 GMT

News From  Africa

Argentine Hector Cuper named as DR Congo coach

Argentine Hector Cuper named as DR Congo coach

Argentine Hector Cuper is appointed as the new coach of the DR Congo men's football team. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:07:07 GMT

News From  World News

CNN10 - 5/14/21

CNN10 - 5/14/21

This Friday, we're covering the history of unrest in the Holy Land, the restart of a U.S. fuel supply line, and the concept seaplane that would fly low and fast. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:16:53 GMT

News From  World News

CNN gets look inside Arizona recount

CNN gets look inside Arizona recount

CNN's Kyung Lah and crew gain access into the Republican election audit of the 2020 ballots from Arizona's largest county. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 01:40:00 GMT

News From  World News

Hamas releases new propaganda video amid ongoing violence

Hamas releases new propaganda video amid ongoing violence

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks out against clashes between Jewish and Arab citizens as violence between Israel and Hamas continues. CNN's Hadas Gold reports. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:29:13 GMT

News From  Scotland

Anum Qaisar-Javed wins Airdrie and Shotts by-election for the SNP

Anum Qaisar-Javed wins Airdrie and Shotts by-election for the SNP

The SNP holds one of its Westminster seats in a by-election after seeing off a challenge from Labour. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:05:24 GMT

News From  World News

Israeli Defense Forces announce ground troops currently attacking in Gaza

Israeli Defense Forces announce ground troops currently attacking in Gaza

CNN's Ben Wedeman reports. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:47:23 GMT

News From  World News

Liz Cheney calls out Fox News ... on Fox News

Liz Cheney calls out Fox News ... on Fox News

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney calls out Fox News during a combative interview with Bret Baier in which she argued that "Fox News has a particular obligation to make sure people know the election wasn't s More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:43:36 GMT

News From  Scotland

Covid in Scotland: Decision due on levels for Glasgow and Moray

Covid in Scotland: Decision due on levels for Glasgow and Moray

The first minister will provide an update on both areas as Scotland prepares to move to level two on Monday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:51:14 GMT

News From  World News

Civil unrest, rage spills into previously peaceful neighborhoods in Israel

Civil unrest, rage spills into previously peaceful neighborhoods in Israel

CNN's Hadas Gold reports. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:29:42 GMT

News From  Scotland

SNP holds Airdrie and Shotts seat in by-election

SNP holds Airdrie and Shotts seat in by-election

Anum Qaisar-Javed wins the by-election for the SNP after holding off a challenge from Scottish Labour. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:47:48 GMT

News From  World News

Reporter recounts

Reporter recounts 'shocking' Marjorie Taylor Greene confrontation

Washington Post reporter Marianna Sotomayor discusses witnessing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) confront Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in the halls of Congress. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:55:46 GMT

News From  Scotland

Scotland

Scotland's papers: People power and teen jabs to tackle variant

A stand-off between the Home Office and Glasgow residents and fears over the Indian variant make the front pages. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:27:43 GMT

News From  World News

Fauci gives first interview after CDC mask guidance update

Fauci gives first interview after CDC mask guidance update

CNN's Jake Tapper speaks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about the CDC's guidance that vaccinated individuals can go maskless for most indoor and outdoor situations. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:38:22 GMT

News From  World News

The CDC says fully vaccinated people can go without masks indoors and outdoors

The CDC says fully vaccinated people can go without masks indoors and outdoors

The CDC has updated its Covid-19 pandemic guidelines, now saying that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or socially distance indoors or outdoors. CNN's Dr. Sanjay More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:44:52 GMT

News From  Scotland

Parents question fairness of Scottish exam assessments

Parents question fairness of Scottish exam assessments

Connect has warned schools are taking "different approaches" across the country due to the pandemic. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:17:04 GMT

News From  World News

Amanpour to Russian diplomat: Is Putin afraid of Navalny?

Amanpour to Russian diplomat: Is Putin afraid of Navalny?

CNN's Christiane Amanpour asks Russian Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov about the latest developments in the case of jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:25:38 GMT

News From  Scotland

Head injuries suffered by 80% of women prisoners

Head injuries suffered by 80% of women prisoners

Glasgow University researchers found domestic violence was the most common cause. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:07:49 GMT

News From  TopStories

The CDC

The CDC's decision immediately raised a flurry of questions and consequences, including a debate over whether it had suddenly gone too far

Americans stripped off their masks Thursday as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made the sudden announcement that vaccinated people no longer need to wear them indoors or outdoors. It More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:43:01 GMT

News From  World News

High Ground

High Ground' looks at Australia's violent past

Simon Baker talks with David Daniel about the drama, in which an Australian government massacre of Aboriginal people leads to a cycle of violence. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:03:48 GMT

News From  Scotland

Caught by the buzz: Saving bumblebees is

Caught by the buzz: Saving bumblebees is 'the best job'

Katy Malone is involved in work to protect Great Britain's last populations of the rare great yellow. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:17:14 GMT

News From  TopStories

How stores are responding to CDC

How stores are responding to CDC's new mask guidance

CVS, Walgreens and Macy's said they are reviewing their requirements for facial coverings following new CDC guidance easing mask wearing for people vaccinated against Covid-19. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:39:42 GMT

News From  World News


'The Daily Show' jokes Republicans used 'insurrectigone'

Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" joked about Republicans who sound very different five months after the Capitol insurrection. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:01:00 GMT

News From  World News

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

More than 100 people have been killed in Gaza and seven have died in Israel since Monday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:03:17 GMT

News From  Scotland

COP26: Alok Sharma urges nations to banish coal

COP26: Alok Sharma urges nations to banish coal

In a speech ahead of the COP26 event, Alok Sharma will say the coal business is "going up in smoke". More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:22:11 GMT

News From  World News

US fuel pipeline

US fuel pipeline 'paid hackers $5m in ransom'

Reports say Colonial Pipeline paid cyber-criminal gang DarkSide a ransom to prevent a data leak. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:16:47 GMT

News From  Scotland

Woman dies in hospital after being hit by car in Dumfries

Woman dies in hospital after being hit by car in Dumfries

Nicola Kirk, 45, was critically injured in Whitesands, Dumfries, and later died in hospital. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:11:11 GMT

News From  TopStories

Wait, does this mean the pandemic is over for vaccinated people?

Wait, does this mean the pandemic is over for vaccinated people?

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday abruptly changed its guidance on masks and social distancing, saying people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 don't have to wear masks More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:16:36 GMT

News From  World News

How India

How India's vaccine drive went horribly wrong

A botched-up plan for procuring jabs has dried up stocks and sent prices soaring on the private market. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:07:24 GMT

News From  World News

Marjorie Taylor Greene accused of

Marjorie Taylor Greene accused of 'verbal assault' on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene reportedly shouted at the Democrat in a Capitol Hill corridor More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:20:42 GMT

News From  Scotland

Russell leaves England role after accident

Russell leaves England role after accident

Aberdeen assistant Allan Russell leaves his coaching role with England over a road accident described as "a serious error of judgement". More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:11:25 GMT

News From  TopStories

CDC mask guidance opens doors for the vaccinated, but a long road is ahead for those who are not, experts say

CDC mask guidance opens doors for the vaccinated, but a long road is ahead for those who are not, experts say

For Americans vaccinated against Covid-19, daily life may look increasingly different than for those who aren't inoculated yet following Thursday's mask guidance, experts said. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:19:41 GMT

News From  World News

Lebanon: Karpowership shuts down electricity supply

Lebanon: Karpowership shuts down electricity supply

Turkish firm Karpowership shuts down its generators over a lack of payment and a legal dispute. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:18:00 GMT

News From  Scotland

Scottish election 2021: How do voters feel about the results?

Scottish election 2021: How do voters feel about the results?

Six voters share their thoughts on the result of the Scottish parliamentary election. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:16:21 GMT

News From  World News

Paris seeks to ban through traffic in city centre by 2022

Paris seeks to ban through traffic in city centre by 2022

The council wants to create a low-traffic zone to reduce pollution and congestion. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:37:37 GMT

News From  Asia

How India

How India's vaccine drive went horribly wrong

A botched-up plan for procuring jabs has dried up stocks and sent prices soaring on the private market. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:07:24 GMT

News From  World News

Covid: Biden hails

Covid: Biden hails 'great day' as he sheds mask in Oval Office

The president removes his mask in the Oval Office as the new health guidance is announced. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:56:28 GMT

News From  Asia

Myanmar: to release arrested Japanese journalist

Myanmar: to release arrested Japanese journalist

Authorities say Yuki Kitazumi violated the law but will be released to mend ties with Japan. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:43:08 GMT

News From  TopStories

Texas landlord indicted for the murder of a tenant in 14-year cold case

Texas landlord indicted for the murder of a tenant in 14-year cold case

The former landlord of a woman missing since 2006 in Texas surrendered to authorities Wednesday after being indicted for her murder, according to the Llano County Sheriff's Office. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:55:51 GMT

News From  World News

India Covid: How law stops NGOs distributing essential aid

India Covid: How law stops NGOs distributing essential aid

NGOs tell BBC Newsnight they're unable to send oxygen concentrators to people who need them. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:14:58 GMT

News From  Asia

India Covid: How law stops NGOs distributing essential aid

India Covid: How law stops NGOs distributing essential aid

NGOs tell BBC Newsnight they're unable to send oxygen concentrators to people who need them. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:14:58 GMT

News From  TopStories

Officer injured in Capitol riot slams new attempts to downplay insurrection

Officer injured in Capitol riot slams new attempts to downplay insurrection

A DC Metropolitan Police officer who was brutally assaulted while defending the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection said Thursday evening that it's been "disgraceful" to watch elected officials More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:30:50 GMT

News From  World News

Nigerian fashion pioneer Folashade

Nigerian fashion pioneer Folashade 'Shade' Thomas-Fahm will be celebrated at 'Africa Fashion' exhibition

A key figure in Nigerian fashion, Folashade "Shade" Thomas-Fahm will be among the designers featured at the "Africa Fashion" exhibition at London's V&A museum. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:41:26 GMT

News From  Asia


'I have no food': What it's like to live inside Cambodia's Covid red zone

An estimated 120,000 people live in red zones in Phnom Penh, where they say food and help, is scarce. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:23:50 GMT

News From  World News

How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain that the Olympics will still go ahead later this ye More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:33:11 GMT

News From  Asia

WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

The first Australian to land a wheelchair backflip shares his skills to help others overcome obstacles. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:08:56 GMT

News From  TopStories

Marjorie Taylor Greene confronts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside House chamber

Marjorie Taylor Greene confronts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside House chamber

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside the House chamber on Wednesday afternoon, the latest of several confrontations Greene has had with her More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:09:06 GMT

News From  World News

Here

Here's what these young Americans are looking forward to after getting their Covid-19 vaccines

For 12-year-old Henzie Cabrera, getting a Covid-19 vaccine means two things: school and soccer. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:27:55 GMT

News From  Asia

Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Kolkata, one of the most densely-populated cities in India, hasn't escaped the Covid-19 surge. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:03:46 GMT

News From  TopStories

Nine injured in Rhode Island shooting police say was between feuding groups

Nine injured in Rhode Island shooting police say was between feuding groups

Nine people in Rhode Island's capital were injured in a shooting Thursday, Providence Police Chief Hugh Clement said during a news conference. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:28:26 GMT

News From  World News

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:19:34 GMT

News From  World News


'We cannot sleep': Mothers caught in the Israel-Gaza conflict

Mothers in Israel and Gaza tell the BBC they are terrified for their families as fighting escalates. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:46:44 GMT

News From  TopStories

The death of a high school student has exposed a credibility crisis in China

The death of a high school student has exposed a credibility crisis in China

"Truth! Truth! Truth," shouted the dozens of people gathered outside a Chinese high school on Tuesday in a video widely circulated online. Holding white flowers, they demanded to know why a 17-year-old More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:09:40 GMT

News From  World News

As US pulls out of Afghanistan, China sees opportunities -- and potential for chaos

As US pulls out of Afghanistan, China sees opportunities -- and potential for chaos

China is conflicted about Afghanistan. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:11:38 GMT

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Israel-Gaza: Conflict stalls Arab-Israeli rapprochement

Israel-Gaza: Conflict stalls Arab-Israeli rapprochement

The violent flare-up comes months after some Arab nations normalised relations with Israel. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:40:53 GMT

News From  Asia


'Modern' Muslim fashion takes Asia by storm

These Asian designers are changing the way people perceive "modest wear" in the Muslim world. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:25:26 GMT

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Reporter recounts

Reporter recounts 'shocking' Marjorie Taylor Greene confrontation

Washington Post reporter Marianna Sotomayor discusses witnessing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) confront Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in the halls of Congress. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:55:46 GMT

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The death of a high school student has exposed a credibility crisis for Chinese authorities

The death of a high school student has exposed a credibility crisis for Chinese authorities

"Truth! Truth! Truth," shouted the dozens of people gathered outside a Chinese high school on Tuesday in a video widely circulated online. Holding white flowers, they demanded to know why a 17-year-old More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:09:40 GMT

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Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:59:02 GMT

News From  Asia

Herd of 18 Indian elephants die when forest struck by lightning

Herd of 18 Indian elephants die when forest struck by lightning

The elephants' bodies were found by villagers in the Kandoli protected forest reserve. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:11:19 GMT

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Philadelphia health commissioner resigns after mayor learns he cremated and disposed of bombing victims

Philadelphia health commissioner resigns after mayor learns he cremated and disposed of bombing victims' remains

Philadelphia's city health commissioner is resigning after news he cremated and disposed of some of the remains of the 1985 MOVE bombing victims, the mayor announced Thursday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:27:46 GMT

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Texas landlord indicted for the murder of a tenant in 14-year cold case

Texas landlord indicted for the murder of a tenant in 14-year cold case

The former landlord of a woman missing since 2006 in Texas surrendered to authorities Wednesday after being indicted for her murder, according to the Llano County Sheriff's Office. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:55:51 GMT

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'I have no food': What it's like to live inside Cambodia's Covid red zone

An estimated 120,000 people live in red zones in Phnom Penh, where they say food and help, is scarce. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:23:50 GMT

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CNN gets look inside Arizona recount

CNN gets look inside Arizona recount

CNN's Kyung Lah and crew gain access into the Republican election audit of the 2020 ballots from Arizona's largest county. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 01:40:00 GMT

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Removed from royal display, Meghan and Harry waxworks join Madame Tussauds

Removed from royal display, Meghan and Harry waxworks join Madame Tussauds' 'party zone'

London's Madame Tussauds has revealed that its Prince Harry and Meghan Markle waxworks are -- like their real-life counterparts -- beginning a new chapter among the Hollywood elite. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:43:31 GMT

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Colombia protesters: We

Colombia protesters: We're not scared anymore

Protests in Colombia are in their third week with demonstrators saying they plan to carry on. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:19:38 GMT

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WSJ: Manhattan private school subpoenaed in connection with Trump Organization probe

WSJ: Manhattan private school subpoenaed in connection with Trump Organization probe

The Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors have subpoenaed a Manhattan private school for information related to Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg's two grandchildren. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 01:46:01 GMT

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Heavy artillery fire on Gaza escalates violence as clashes between Arabs and Jews rock Israeli cities

Heavy artillery fire on Gaza escalates violence as clashes between Arabs and Jews rock Israeli cities

Gaza came under heavy artillery fire early Friday morning, amid reports -- later conclusively denied -- that the Israeli army had launched a possible ground invasion of the Strip. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:41:15 GMT

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WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

The first Australian to land a wheelchair backflip shares his skills to help others overcome obstacles. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:08:56 GMT

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Here

Here's what these young Americans are looking forward to after getting vaccinated

For 12-year-old Henzie Cabrera, getting a Covid-19 vaccine means two things: school and soccer. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:27:55 GMT

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New York Yankees say 8 vaccinated members tested positive for Covid-19. Here

New York Yankees say 8 vaccinated members tested positive for Covid-19. Here's how that could happen

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine was 72% effective against Covid-19 among US trial participants and 85% effective against severe Covid-19. But even if you get Covid-19 after being vaccinated, More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:26:01 GMT

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Prince Harry reveals secret meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry reveals secret meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry has spoken about the extent to which he and Meghan tried to keep their burgeoning relationship under wraps, how it felt to grow up in the media spotlight and his new life in the US. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:25:43 GMT

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Prince Harry reveals secret supermarket meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry reveals secret supermarket meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry has spoken about the extent to which he and Meghan tried to keep their burgeoning relationship under wraps, how it felt to grow up in the media spotlight and his new life in the US. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:25:43 GMT

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Israel-Gaza violence: Rockets and shelling continue as people flee

Israel-Gaza violence: Rockets and shelling continue as people flee

Families in Gaza flee their homes and there is tension in Israel as groups clash in the streets of some towns. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:59:35 GMT

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NY Yankees say 8 vaccinated members test positive for Covid-19

NY Yankees say 8 vaccinated members test positive for Covid-19

Seven members of the New York Yankees' coaching and support staff have tested positive for Covid-19 despite being inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the baseball team's manager said. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:26:01 GMT

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'If you don't marry, come over': JFK love letters to Swedish mistress fetch $88K

JFK's love letters to his "wonderful" Swedish mistress Gunilla von Post sold at a Boston auction for $88,000. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:25:07 GMT

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Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Kolkata, one of the most densely-populated cities in India, hasn't escaped the Covid-19 surge. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:03:46 GMT

News From  Scotland

Anum Qaisar-Javed wins Airdrie and Shotts by-election for the SNP

Anum Qaisar-Javed wins Airdrie and Shotts by-election for the SNP

The SNP holds one of its Westminster seats in a by-election after seeing off a challenge from Labour. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:05:24 GMT

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How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain that the Olympics will still go ahead later this ye More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:33:11 GMT

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CDC mask guidance opens doors for the vaccinated, but a long road is ahead for those who are not, experts say

CDC mask guidance opens doors for the vaccinated, but a long road is ahead for those who are not, experts say

For Americans vaccinated against Covid-19, daily life may look increasingly different than for those who aren't inoculated yet following Thursday's mask guidance, experts said. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:19:41 GMT

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'The Daily Show' pokes fun at Trump loyalists with parody drug ad

Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" joked about Republicans who sound very different five months after the Capitol insurrection. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:01:00 GMT

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Solar panels are key to Biden

Solar panels are key to Biden's energy plan. But the global supply chain may rely on forced labor from China

New report alleges parts of China's solar panel supply chain rely on forced Uyghur labor and dirty coal. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:48:50 GMT

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Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

The singer-songwriter got stuck in Nashville, USA, during the pandemic. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:07:16 GMT

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Robert Durst

Robert Durst's lawyers say he has bladder cancer and ask to postpone trial indefinitely

Robert Durst, the subject of the HBO crime documentary "The Jinx," has bladder cancer that is not being treated, Durst's attorneys told CNN Thursday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 03:16:58 GMT

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The Chinese county famed for its double-yolk duck eggs

The Chinese county famed for its double-yolk duck eggs

Up to 10% of the eggs laid by ducks in the Chinese county of Gaoyou conain two yolks. Sold throughout the country, these double-yolk eggs can command several times the price of their single-yolk count More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:47:37 GMT

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America

America's unmasking brings liberation but also trepidation as huge questions loom

Americans stripped off their masks Thursday as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made the sudden announcement that vaccinated people no longer need to wear them indoors or outdoors. It More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:43:01 GMT

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Underscored: How Apple

Underscored: How Apple's M1 processor brings Macs into a new era

The most recent trend with Apple products is that they're powered by processors created by the Cupertino-based company. And thanks to the marriage of Apple's hardware and software, these devices can work More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:46:59 GMT

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Officer injured in Capitol riot slams

Officer injured in Capitol riot slams 'disgraceful' new attempts to downplay insurrection

A DC Metropolitan Police officer who was brutally assaulted while defending the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection said Thursday evening that it's been "disgraceful" to watch elected officials More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:30:50 GMT

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Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

The tech giant is tightening its grip on retail as the coronavirus pandemic continues More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:01:47 GMT

News From  Europe

Paris seeks to ban through traffic in city centre by 2022

Paris seeks to ban through traffic in city centre by 2022

The council wants to create a low-traffic zone to reduce pollution and congestion. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:37:37 GMT

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Five takeaways from the first New York City Democratic mayoral debate

Five takeaways from the first New York City Democratic mayoral debate

The New York City Democratic mayoral primary has been playing out in the shadows -- of the Covid-19 pandemic, of President Joe Biden's first months in office, and former President Donald Trump's corrosive More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:29:05 GMT

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US fuel pipeline

US fuel pipeline 'paid hackers $5m in ransom'

Reports say Colonial Pipeline paid cyber-criminal gang DarkSide a ransom to prevent a data leak. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:16:47 GMT

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Missouri governor nixes voter-approved Medicaid expansion plan

Missouri governor nixes voter-approved Medicaid expansion plan

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday that he will not expand Medicaid -- a change approved by voters and scheduled to start July 1 -- because lawmakers did not appropriate funding. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:00:01 GMT

News From  World News

Philadelphia health commissioner resigns after mayor learns he cremated and disposed of 1985 MOVE bombing victims

Philadelphia health commissioner resigns after mayor learns he cremated and disposed of 1985 MOVE bombing victims' remains

Philadelphia's city health commissioner is resigning after news he cremated and disposed of some of the remains of the 1985 MOVE bombing victims, the mayor announced Thursday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:27:46 GMT

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Booming UK economy to outpace US, says Haldane

Booming UK economy to outpace US, says Haldane

The Bank of England economist says it's realistic to expect a 'tennis ball bounce' for the UK More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:13:01 GMT

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Nearly 2 million Americans will lose pandemic unemployment benefits early as more Republican states drop relief

Nearly 2 million Americans will lose pandemic unemployment benefits early as more Republican states drop relief

Nearly 2 million jobless Americans are set to lose their pandemic unemployment benefits early, with Georgia, Arizona and Ohio becoming the latest Republican-led states to announce they would cease providing More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:37:04 GMT

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The man who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault will not identify himself, setting up dismissal of his lawsuit

The man who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault will not identify himself, setting up dismissal of his lawsuit

The civil lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey that alleges he sexually assaulted a teenager in the 1980s is expected to be dismissed after attorneys for the accuser on Thursday said he refused to identify More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:26:01 GMT

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Airbnb predicts unprecedented rebound in travel

Airbnb predicts unprecedented rebound in travel

The online booking platform says demand for holidays has soared as some countries emerge from lockdown. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:34:54 GMT

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News outlets ask: Is this the beginning of the end of the pandemic?

News outlets ask: Is this the beginning of the end of the pandemic?

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 03:58:15 GMT

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IBM says chip shortage could last two years

IBM says chip shortage could last two years

The President of the US tech giant told the BBC that the shortage could last another two years. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:23:41 GMT

News From  Scotland

Scott Brown: Mikael Lustig pays tribute to outgoing Celtic captain

Scott Brown: Mikael Lustig pays tribute to outgoing Celtic captain

Former team-mate Mikael Lustig and one-time manager and adversary Craig Levein on departing Celtic captain Scott Brown. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:25:57 GMT

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America

America's new mask rule means new questions

The US's top public health body, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, announced stunning new guidance that fully vaccinated people no longer need to cover their faces in most situations, indoors More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 03:53:03 GMT

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Ignore hype over hydrogen heating, government told

Ignore hype over hydrogen heating, government told

The benefits of hydrogen-powered heating have been overplayed, say environmentalists. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:04:58 GMT

News From  Europe

Mary Beard

Mary Beard's retirement present to fund students

Historian and TV presenter is paying for scholarships to widen access to classics beyond "posh" people. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:58:32 GMT

News From  Scotland

Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Hibernian, Aberdeen, St Johnstone, Odsonne Edouard

Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Hibernian, Aberdeen, St Johnstone, Odsonne Edouard

Young Scottish duo on list of Celtic targets, Aberdeen keen on Livingston striker, Scottish Cup final tickets announcement slammed... More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:57:47 GMT

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'If you don't marry, come over': JFK love letters to Swedish mistress fetch $88K

A series of love letters, handwritten by President John F. Kennedy to his Swedish mistress, sold at a Boston auction house Wednesday, fetching over $88,000. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:25:07 GMT

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Robert Durst

Robert Durst's lawyers say he has bladder cancer and ask to postpone trial indefinitely

The legal team for Robert Durst, the subject of the HBO crime documentary "The Jinx," filed an emergency motion Thursday asking for his murder trial to not resume next week, citing a "myriad of life-threatening More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 03:16:58 GMT

News From  Business News

Lebanon: Karpowership shuts down electricity supply

Lebanon: Karpowership shuts down electricity supply

Turkish firm Karpowership shuts down its generators over a lack of payment and a legal dispute. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:18:00 GMT

News From  World News

Ethereum co-founder donates $1 billion of shiba inu coin to India Covid relief

Ethereum co-founder donates $1 billion of shiba inu coin to India Covid relief

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated $1 billion worth of shiba inu coin ? a dogecoin spinoff ? to a Covid-19 relief fund in India. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:29:53 GMT

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Nine people injured in shooting that Rhode Island police chief says was between feuding groups

Nine people injured in shooting that Rhode Island police chief says was between feuding groups

Nine people in Rhode Island's capital were injured in a shooting Thursday, Providence Police Chief Hugh Clement said during a news conference. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:28:26 GMT

News From  TopStories

Solar panels are key to Biden

Solar panels are key to Biden's energy plan. But the global supply chain may rely on forced labor from China

China's Xinjiang region has evolved over the past two decades into a major production hub for many of the companies that supply the world with parts needed to build solar panels. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:48:50 GMT

News From  World News

Vaccinated Americans don

Vaccinated Americans don't need a mask most of the time, CDC says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just announced fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks indoors or outdoors in most situations. Follow here for the latest. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:25:50 GMT

News From  Wales

Covid: People in Wales asked not to travel abroad in 2021

Covid: People in Wales asked not to travel abroad in 2021

Go abroad only if its "essential" but preferably go on holiday in Wales, the first minister says. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:25:39 GMT

News From  TopStories

Removed from royal display, Meghan and Harry waxworks join Madame Tussauds

Removed from royal display, Meghan and Harry waxworks join Madame Tussauds' 'party zone'

Madame Tussauds in London has revealed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's waxworks are -- like their real-life counterparts -- beginning a new chapter among the Hollywood elite. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:43:31 GMT

News From  World News

Apple parts ways with newly hired ex-Facebook employee after workers cite

Apple parts ways with newly hired ex-Facebook employee after workers cite 'misogynistic' writing

Apple parted ways with a new employee this week after thousands of workers petitioned the company to investigate how it hired the man, who had previously published an autobiography they said contains misogynistic More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:22:05 GMT

News From  Business News

US stocks regain ground after global sell-off

US stocks regain ground after global sell-off

Wall Street bounces back after fears about rising inflation sent shivers through global markets. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:59:28 GMT

News From  Wales

Covid: Half of young adults vaccinated in some areas of Wales

Covid: Half of young adults vaccinated in some areas of Wales

More than a third of people under 30 in Wales have had a Covid-19 jab. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:10:14 GMT

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CNN 10 - May 14, 2021

CNN 10 - May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021 More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:19:37 GMT

News From  Wales

Right-wing terrorism suspects charged over 3D-printed firearm

Right-wing terrorism suspects charged over 3D-printed firearm

The charges come following a series of raids across England and Wales earlier this month. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:49:03 GMT

News From  World News

Maldives was a Bollywood bolthole during India

Maldives was a Bollywood bolthole during India's second wave. Now wealthy Indians are shut out

Maldives has banned tourists from South Asia, cutting off an escape route for wealthy Indians fleeing their own country's Covid-19 crisis. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:18:46 GMT

News From  Wales

Covid: Self-isolation

Covid: Self-isolation 'hitting pupils' exam assessments'

One mother says her son has "suffered very badly" and it is affecting his mental health. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:11:47 GMT

News From  World News

Vaccinated Americans, go wild!

Vaccinated Americans, go wild!

This feels like the Covid version of VJ day. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:18:26 GMT

News From  Wales

Wales election: New health and education ministers in reshuffle

Wales election: New health and education ministers in reshuffle

Eluned Morgan is named health minister with Jeremy Miles at education in Welsh government reshuffle. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:46:58 GMT

News From  Wales

Heads of the Valleys road reopens after four hurt in crash

Heads of the Valleys road reopens after four hurt in crash

The road remained closed for more than 12 hours as police investigated the cause of the crash. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:43:04 GMT

News From  TopStories

$1 million lottery to get vaccinated?

$1 million lottery to get vaccinated?

Over the past few months, public and private innovation in America has coalesced around one goal: bribe people in order to get them vaccinated against Covid-19. Getting people vaccinated is lofty and noble, More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:42:01 GMT

News From  Business News

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:59:02 GMT

News From  Latin America

Colombia protesters: We

Colombia protesters: We're not scared anymore

Protests in Colombia are in their third week with demonstrators saying they plan to carry on. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:19:38 GMT

News From  Political News

Howard Beckett: Labour suspends union official after Patel tweet

Howard Beckett: Labour suspends union official after Patel tweet

Howard Beckett had apologised for posting that Home Secretary Priti Patel "should be deported". More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:14:00 GMT

News From  Political News

SNP holds Airdrie and Shotts seat in by-election

SNP holds Airdrie and Shotts seat in by-election

Anum Qaisar-Javed wins the by-election for the SNP after holding off a challenge from Scottish Labour. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:47:48 GMT

News From  Political News

DUP leadership: Party to elect new leader and deputy

DUP leadership: Party to elect new leader and deputy

NI Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots and MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson are bidding to succeed Arlene Foster. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:44:53 GMT

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COP26: Alok Sharma urges nations to banish coal

COP26: Alok Sharma urges nations to banish coal

In a speech ahead of the COP26 event, Alok Sharma will say the coal business is "going up in smoke". More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:22:11 GMT

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Ignore hype over hydrogen heating, government told

Ignore hype over hydrogen heating, government told

The benefits of hydrogen-powered heating have been overplayed, say environmentalists. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:04:58 GMT

News From  Political News

Indian variant: Second jabs could be brought forward to tackle rise

Indian variant: Second jabs could be brought forward to tackle rise

Local restrictions have also not been ruled out in areas worst affected by the Indian variant. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:40:32 GMT

News From  Wales

Ben Cabango: Swansea City and Wales defender hopes memorable season will finish in style

Ben Cabango: Swansea City and Wales defender hopes memorable season will finish in style

Swansea City and Wales defender Ben Cabango hopes an eventful season both on and off the pitch will have a spectacular climax. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 04:06:23 GMT

News From  Political News

MPs urge Boris Johnson to deliver on social care reform vow

MPs urge Boris Johnson to deliver on social care reform vow

It comes after the Queen's Speech failed to give detailed proposals for the new system. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:39:14 GMT

News From  Wales

Champions League final: Chelsea

Champions League final: Chelsea's Ingle on 'biggest game'

Sophie Ingle says the Champions League final between Chelsea and Barcelona underlines the increased competition between top clubs in the women's game. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 06:01:38 GMT

News From  Political News

Brexit: NI Protocol challenge to be heard in High Court

Brexit: NI Protocol challenge to be heard in High Court

The judicial review into part of the Brexit deal has been brought by unionist political leaders. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:43:14 GMT

News From  Wales

Teithio tramor

Teithio tramor 'hanfodol yn unig' am dair wythnos arall

Bydd Cymru'n symud i Lefel 2 cyfyngiadau Covid-19, ond dydy teithio tramor ddim yn cael ei annog. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:46:47 GMT

News From  Middle East

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

More than 100 people have been killed in Gaza and seven have died in Israel since Monday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:03:17 GMT

News From  Wales

Cyhuddo dyn o Gymru o droseddau terfysgaeth asgell dde

Cyhuddo dyn o Gymru o droseddau terfysgaeth asgell dde

Mae dyn 28 oed o Ynys Môn ymhlith pedwar o bobl fydd yn mynd o flaen ynadon yn Llundain ddydd Gwener. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:32:22 GMT

News From  Political News

Ballymurphy Inquest: Anger over manner of PM apology

Ballymurphy Inquest: Anger over manner of PM apology

Relatives say the words in a letter from Boris Johnson's are unacceptable and mean 'nothing'. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:20:27 GMT

News From  Wales

Pobl ifanc yn

Pobl ifanc yn 'heidio' i ganolfannau i gael brechiad

Mae dros draean o'r boblogaeth o dan 30 oed wedi derbyn eu dos cyntaf o'r brechlyn coronafeirws. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:42:14 GMT

News From  Political News

Wales election: New health and education ministers in reshuffle

Wales election: New health and education ministers in reshuffle

Eluned Morgan is named health minister with Jeremy Miles at education in Welsh government reshuffle. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:46:58 GMT

News From  Global

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

More than 100 people have been killed in Gaza and seven have died in Israel since Monday. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:03:17 GMT

News From  Global

US fuel pipeline

US fuel pipeline 'paid hackers $5m in ransom'

Reports say Colonial Pipeline paid cyber-criminal gang DarkSide a ransom to prevent a data leak. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:16:47 GMT

News From  Global

How India

How India's vaccine drive went horribly wrong

A botched-up plan for procuring jabs has dried up stocks and sent prices soaring on the private market. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:07:24 GMT

News From  Middle East

Israel-Gaza: Conflict stalls Arab-Israeli rapprochement

Israel-Gaza: Conflict stalls Arab-Israeli rapprochement

The violent flare-up comes months after some Arab nations normalised relations with Israel. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:40:53 GMT

News From  Global

Marjorie Taylor Greene accused of

Marjorie Taylor Greene accused of 'verbal assault' on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene reportedly shouted at the Democrat in a Capitol Hill corridor More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:20:42 GMT

News From  Middle East


'We cannot sleep': Mothers caught in the Israel-Gaza conflict

Mothers in Israel and Gaza tell the BBC they are terrified for their families as fighting escalates. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:46:44 GMT

News From  Global

Lebanon: Karpowership shuts down electricity supply

Lebanon: Karpowership shuts down electricity supply

Turkish firm Karpowership shuts down its generators over a lack of payment and a legal dispute. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 08:18:00 GMT

News From  Global

Paris seeks to ban through traffic in city centre by 2022

Paris seeks to ban through traffic in city centre by 2022

The council wants to create a low-traffic zone to reduce pollution and congestion. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:37:37 GMT

News From  Global

Covid: Biden hails

Covid: Biden hails 'great day' as he sheds mask in Oval Office

The president removes his mask in the Oval Office as the new health guidance is announced. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:56:28 GMT

News From  Global

India Covid: How law stops NGOs distributing essential aid

India Covid: How law stops NGOs distributing essential aid

NGOs tell BBC Newsnight they're unable to send oxygen concentrators to people who need them. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:14:58 GMT

News From  US & Canada

Nine people injured in shooting that Rhode Island police chief says was between feuding groups

Nine people injured in shooting that Rhode Island police chief says was between feuding groups

Nine people in Rhode Island's capital were injured in a shooting Thursday, Providence Police Chief Hugh Clement said during a news conference. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:28:26 GMT

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'We cannot sleep': Mothers caught in the Israel-Gaza conflict

Mothers in Israel and Gaza tell the BBC they are terrified for their families as fighting escalates. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:46:44 GMT

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California AG will investigate deadly police shooting of Sean Monterrosa

California AG will investigate deadly police shooting of Sean Monterrosa

The California Department of Justice will review the shooting death of 22-year-old Sean Monterrosa at the hands of officers at the Vallejo Police Department, the state's attorney general said. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:43:19 GMT

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Israel-Gaza: Conflict stalls Arab-Israeli rapprochement

Israel-Gaza: Conflict stalls Arab-Israeli rapprochement

The violent flare-up comes months after some Arab nations normalised relations with Israel. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:40:53 GMT

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Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:59:02 GMT

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'I have no food': What it's like to live inside Cambodia's Covid red zone

An estimated 120,000 people live in red zones in Phnom Penh, where they say food and help, is scarce. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:23:50 GMT

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DUP leadership: The party that went from firebrands to government

DUP leadership: The party that went from firebrands to government

BBC News NI traces the history of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), ahead of a leadership contest. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:34:55 GMT

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Colombia protesters: We

Colombia protesters: We're not scared anymore

Protests in Colombia are in their third week with demonstrators saying they plan to carry on. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:19:38 GMT

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WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

WCMX: The backflipping wheelchair star helping others

The first Australian to land a wheelchair backflip shares his skills to help others overcome obstacles. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:08:56 GMT

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Israel-Gaza violence: Rockets and shelling continue as people flee

Israel-Gaza violence: Rockets and shelling continue as people flee

Families in Gaza flee their homes and there is tension in Israel as groups clash in the streets of some towns. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 07:59:35 GMT

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Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Covid crisis grips crowded Kolkata

Kolkata, one of the most densely-populated cities in India, hasn't escaped the Covid-19 surge. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:03:46 GMT

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Fear and mistrust loom large in the Capitol in the wake of January 6

Fear and mistrust loom large in the Capitol in the wake of January 6

The trauma lawmakers experienced on January 6 is rushing back as Democratic members say they are increasingly worried about a handful of Republican colleagues who have sought to downplay the events of More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 01:39:45 GMT

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Covid: Biden hails

Covid: Biden hails 'great day' as he sheds mask in Oval Office

The president removes his mask in the Oval Office as the new health guidance is announced. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:56:28 GMT

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Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

The singer-songwriter got stuck in Nashville, USA, during the pandemic. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:07:16 GMT

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Taylor Greene in

Taylor Greene in 'verbal assault' on Ocasio-Cortez

Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene reportedly shouted at the Democrat in a Capitol Hill corridor More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:20:42 GMT

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Wall Street Journal: Manhattan private school subpoenaed in connection with Trump Organization probe

Wall Street Journal: Manhattan private school subpoenaed in connection with Trump Organization probe

The Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors have subpoenaed a Manhattan private school for information related to Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg's two grandchildren. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 01:46:01 GMT

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Colonial Pipeline did pay ransom to hackers, sources now say

Colonial Pipeline did pay ransom to hackers, sources now say

Colonial Pipeline paid the ransomware group that carried out a crippling cyberattack, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN on Thursday. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:00:14 GMT

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Army bases offering vaccine incentives but no military-wide policy for now

Army bases offering vaccine incentives but no military-wide policy for now

At least three Army bases are now offering incentives for soldiers to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, including additional days off, gym access and reduced movement restrictions. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 01:56:00 GMT

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Friends reunion premiere date and celebrity guests announced

Friends reunion premiere date and celebrity guests announced

The much-anticipated special will see the original cast and celebrities reflect on the series. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:15:15 GMT

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Biden touts new CDC mask guidance as

Biden touts new CDC mask guidance as 'a great day for America'

President Joe Biden on Thursday touted new mask guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as "a great day for America" and an important milestone in the US coronavirus response. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:53:14 GMT

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Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts

The world's richest man will reportedly set sail next month on one of the largest superyachts ever built. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:59:02 GMT

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DUP: Who are the leadership contenders?

DUP: Who are the leadership contenders?

BBC News NI looks at the two contenders to succeed Arlene Foster at the helm of the party. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:26:59 GMT

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Rep. Chip Roy says he

Rep. Chip Roy says he'll challenge Stefanik for Republican conference chair

Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said Thursday he is running to challenge GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York in her bid to become the next Republican conference chair. More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 22:00:47 GMT

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Missouri governor nixes voter-approved Medicaid expansion plan

Missouri governor nixes voter-approved Medicaid expansion plan

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday that he will not expand Medicaid -- a change approved by voters and scheduled to start July 1 -- because lawmakers did not appropriate funding. More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 02:00:01 GMT

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Dallas and San Antonio sites used to house migrant children set to close within weeks

Dallas and San Antonio sites used to house migrant children set to close within weeks

Two large sites in Texas used to shelter unaccompanied migrant children amid the influx in arrivals earlier this year will close by early June, the Department of Health and Human Services Department confirmed, More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:03:02 GMT

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Nearly 2 million Americans will lose pandemic unemployment benefits early as more Republican states drop relief

Nearly 2 million Americans will lose pandemic unemployment benefits early as more Republican states drop relief

More than 1.2 million jobless Americans are set to lose their pandemic unemployment benefits early, with Georgia becoming the latest Republican-led state to announce it would cease providing $300 payments More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:37:04 GMT

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Biden administration expands effort to identify vulnerable migrant families in Mexico for entry into US

Biden administration expands effort to identify vulnerable migrant families in Mexico for entry into US

The Biden administration plans to coordinate with nongovernmental organizations to identify vulnerable migrant families in Mexico and allow them to enter the United States, instead of turning them away More...

Fri, 14 May 2021 01:56:41 GMT

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Active-duty Marine charged with assaulting police officers at US Capitol riot

Active-duty Marine charged with assaulting police officers at US Capitol riot

An active-duty US Marine was arrested Thursday for allegedly participating in the deadly Capitol insurrection and charged with assaulting multiple police officers inside and outside the iconic building More...

Thu, 13 May 2021 21:12:43 GMT<