Australian newspaper cartoon depicting Indians eating solar panels attacked as racist

“India has not only been a sophisticated negotiator on climate change, insisting ‘developed’ nations pay their dues for destroying the planet, it has also voluntarily started adopting renewables like solar energy in hundreds of villages. It has not needed to be browbeaten into climate intelligence or consciousness, unlike many developed nations.

How Japanese sushi offensive sank move to protect sharks and bluefin tuna

To conservationists it was a gratuitous act of provocation; but to the Japanese officials whose embassy served bluefin tuna sushi to guests hours before last week’s UN vote on a trade ban on the fish, it was a show of confidence that their diplomatic offensive had worked.

Gaz Beadle cradles pregnant girlfriend Emma McVey’s belly as they enjoy Scottish babymoon… after defending herself against trolls who branded her small bump ‘unhealthy’

Having a giggle: Gaz first made the announcement to his 3.3 million followers in August, as the ‘party boy’, who once boasted he’d slept with over 100 girls in a year, said he couldn’t wait to become a father – before revealing shortly after that they were expecting a boy

Warriors’ Eric Paschall has bigger things on his mind than All-Rookie team

“I know that knocking down the 3-ball is going to be very important,” said Paschall, who finished the season ranked fourth among rookie qualifiers in scoring (14 points per game) and field-goal percentage (49.7), fifth in rebounds per game (4.6), eighth in minutes per game (27.6), ninth in free-throw percentage (77.4) and tied for 10th […]

‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ EPs On Tonight’s Series Finale, Legacy Of Marvel Show & Fulfilling Their Mission Statement

“It also indicates, as you noted, we handed the baton nicely to Daisy,” executive producer Jed Whedon says of the Chloe Bennet-portrayed Inhuman character. “You really get the sense that she’s now doing what he did,” the S.H.I.E.LD. co-showrunner adds. “She’s found a lost person who has potential and she’s building a family and she’s […]

Islamic State group: Europe has ticking time bomb in prison camps

“The truth is that IS will struggle to reconstitute much past a low-level insurgency, but they’ll be an irritant for years to come,” he said. “A jail break would be highly worrying but the conditions on the ground are not really conducive to them simply rushing back in and filling vacuums in the way they […]

Activists slam council for approving £37million upgrade of memorial building to British imperialist Cecil Rhodes in Oxford that was site of demonstration during BLM protests

He once claimed: ‘Why should we not form a secret society with but one object, the furtherance of the British Empire and the bringing of the whole world under British rule, for the recovery of the United States, for making the Anglo-Saxon race but one Empire?’

‘Johaar’ review: A commendable attempt

An upbeat music score leads us into Varanasi and this could well be the story of first love, between tea seller Siddharth (Ankith Koyya) and Jyothi (Esther Anil). However, danger lurks in Jyothi’s home that doubles up as a brothel. It’s a telling story of an adolescent who is aware that she won’t be safe […]

These are the best cheap wireless router deals for August 2020

Can a faster wireless router give me faster internet? Your base internet speeds are capped by your service provider and depend on what internet plan you are paying for. A faster wireless router cannot increase the bandwidth limits set by your ISP; however, a faster router can allow you to more fully enjoy the speeds […]

Scooby was meant to be a sheepdog, Fred lusted after Shaggy and 48 other facts about Scooby Doo as it marks half-century

20. Circus performer Max The Midget, who appeared in 1969 episode Bedlam In The Big Top riding Scooby-Doo like a horse, would hardly be ­acceptable in the PC world of 2019.