On the 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima, Here’s Where the World Stands With Nuclear Weapons

The U.S. signed that treaty during the Obama administration, along with the European Union, the U.K., France, Germany, China and Russia. Under the agreement, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. But President Donald Trump, who had long criticized the deal, withdrew the U.S. from the treaty in 2018, despite […]

Michael Cheika quits as Australia head coach after crashing out of Rugby World Cup

“I have no regrets making that call, but yes, I would love to stay on. I really feel attached to the team and it is an honour to have this role as the coach of Australia. I take it with a lot of pride and a lot of honour. But, like I said, I made […]

From stand-up comedy to challenging the system: the ambitious Chlöe Swarbrick

“When I am faced with a challenge or with people who are arguing on a ground that just seems inconceivably opaque and difficult to grapple with, but also that I feel is wrong and I don’t quite have the words to explain why, I’ll go and study it,” she says. “That’s why I dug so […]

Oxford college heads stand with black students to fight against systemic racism

Will Hutton Hertford College, Alan Rusbridger Lady Margaret Hall, John Bowers Brasenose College, Tim Hitchens Wolfson College, Judith Buchanan St Peter’s College, Maggie Snowling St John’s College, Denise Lievesley Green Templeton College, Helen Mountfield QC Mansfield College, Miles Young New College, Katherine Willis St Edmund Hall, Lionel Tarassenko Parks College, Neil Mendoza Oriel College, Irene […]

Ex-VW Boss Martin Winterkorn to Stand Trial for Fraud in ‘Dieselgate Scam’

​The events relating to the court case took place between November 2006 and September 2015, according to prosecutors, who said Winterkorn had failed to inform European and US authorities after it became clear in May 2014 that diesel engines had been manipulated.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez put a $100M guarantee that the NY Mets will win World Series in a decade or less if they win bid for baseball franchise … and she ‘would be the control person’

‘It ain’t over until it is over,’ the Hustlers star told the New York Post on Tuesday, quoting late baseball icon Yogi Berra. ‘We are New Yorkers and we are not going to give up. We feel we have the best bid for the sport, the team and the city.’

China has spent 2020 losing friends. But Brussels can’t afford to make an enemy of world’s next hyperpower

“To my mind, it was a diplomatic disaster. Most notably in Germany, where he was reprimanded over threatening a Czech politician for visiting Taiwan, urged to scrap the security law in Hong Kong and didn’t even get to meet Merkel,” said Blockmans. “Throughout the trip, Hong Kong, the plight of the Uyghurs, Chinese propaganda over […]

The world’s largest digital camera could unlock mysteries of the universe

The focal plane took six months to assemble. Each grid of nine sensors is called a scientific raft, and 25 rafts had to be fitted into their spots along the grid. The sensors can easily crack if they come in contact with each other, and they only have a tiny gap between rafts — less […]

How have England changed their game in order to team up Tom Curry and Sam Underhill?

Four years ago, those two excellent Wallabies ransacked Twickenham. With that in mind, the influence of England’s young flankers in Oita felt emblematic of their team’s development. Eddie Jones is guiding a 2019 campaign that has looked more energetic and assured.

Putin critical of Russia’s soccer team ahead of World Cup

Russia has won just one of its last 10 games and crashed out of this summer’s European Championship without winning a game. Despite all this, the team has been set a target of reaching the semifinals in 2018.