Black Lives Matter: How statues of controversial colonial figures became targets across the world

More from Black Lives Matter Premier League drops Black Lives Matter slogan from players’ shirts Michael Holding criticises England for choosing not to take a knee in Pakistan and Australia series Premier League players to wear ‘No Room For Racism’ badges on kits, replacing Black Lives Matter logo Black Lives Matter ‘show of solidarity’ expected […]

Wealth Report: London, Not New York, Is World’s Greatest City

In purely economic and political terms, New York still has the edge but it is London that boasts the greatest number of resident Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (The UHNWI club has a minimum entry requirement of $30 million), and scores best when the views of the world’s richest are analyzed. Abishek Lodha, the managing […]

When did the Twin Towers fall and what does the World Trade Center look like now?

11/09/01 7pm – President George W. Bush, who was in Florida at the time of the attacks, returned to the White House 11/09/01 9pm – Bush delivered a televised address from the Oval Office 11/09/01- Hundreds of emergency service workers and firefighters comb the scene to rescue those trapped in the debris 07/10/01 – Operation […]

Global coronavirus report: WHO sees record daily rise in cases around world

US president Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday, despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. People in the crowd were seated close together and many did not wear masks.Israel will enter a three-week nationwide lockdown starting on Friday after a second-wave surge […]

Tuesday briefing: Brexit talks head for bitter end

Journalists forced to flee China – Two Australian foreign correspondents in China have been urgently flown home after a tense diplomatic standoff. It comes as China is accused of using “hostage diplomacy” against journalists from countries whose leaders have criticised its Communist party government. The ABC’s Bill Birtles took sanctuary in the Australian embassy in […]

Climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050, report warns

Climate change has caused disrupted rainfall, rising temperatures, and other ecological impacts that are already creating water crises — in 2019, Chennai, India’s sixth biggest city, nearly ran out of water. Water had to be trucked in daily from other states, with people standing in line for hours in the sun to fill up jugs […]

Little left of Europe’s largest refugee camp after second fire

Apart from the main camp, Moria also consisted of a sprawling tent city that had sprung up in olive groves outside the main perimeter fence due to overcrowding. Much of that was burned beyond repair by Thursday morning, with just the blackened frames of tents remaining among charred olive tree trunks.

Premier League 2020/21: A season like no other awaits as Liverpool and Man City renew rivalry

Like Leeds, West Brom and Fulham, managed by Slaven Bilic and Scott Parker respectively, will also seek to make their mark on the division having won promotion last year. The two sides have bounced between the Premier League and Championship in recent years but this time they will hope to stick around for the long-term.

Coronavirus: France reports highest number of daily COVID cases since pandemic began

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Scores arrested for anti-lockdown protest in Melbourne

“No-one is enjoying the reality we face, but none of us have the option of ignoring the reality that we face,” he said. “We cannot open up now and stay open. It would not be safe, it would not be smart.”