Trump responds to impeachment acquittal with rambling, vitriolic speech – live news | US news

Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign plagiarized portions of its plans for maternal health, LGBTQ equality, the economy, tax policy, infrastructure, and mental health from research publications, media outlets, and a number of nonprofit, educational, and policy groups. The Intercept found that exact passages from at least eight Bloomberg plans or accompanying fact sheets were direct copies […]

Anne Sacoolas charged over death of Harry Dunn | UK news

The wife of a US intelligence officer has been charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of the 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced. Anne Sacoolas was whisked out of the UK by the American embassy days after the accident in August, with the US claiming she was covered by […]

Five men who drugged and gang-raped Brit mum, 50, are jailed for total of 36 years – World News

Five men who drugged and gang raped a British mother and shared a video of the attack on WhatsApp have been jailed for a total of 36 years by an Italian court. The 50-year-old victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was targeted with a date rape drug on the last day of her […]

Brazilian president calls activist Greta Thunberg a ‘brat’

Jair Bolsonaro and Greta Thunberg (AP) Brazilian president calls activist Greta Thunberg a ‘brat’ Independent.ie Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg a “brat” after she expressed concern about the killings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/brazilian-president-calls-activist-greta-thunberg-a-brat-38771641.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article38771638.ece/e4ea7/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_4ccc1280-0567-4655-bf5f-85529ad5fb6c_1 Email Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called young Swedish environmental activist […]

White Island volcano eruption: dozens missing after fatal incident in New Zealand | World news

One person is dead and as many as 27 people are unaccounted for after New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupted on Monday, with police and emergency services unable to search the island for the missing due to unstable conditions, toxic gases and ash fall. The country’s most active cone volcano erupted at 2.11pm on Monday […]

World’s best sushi restaurant stripped of its three Michelin stars | World news

The world’s best sushi restaurant has been stripped of its three Michelin stars. But the decision, which was announced in Tokyo on Tuesday, has nothing to do with the quality of the restaurant’s tuna belly or the consistency of its vinegared rice. It is because it is no longer open to the public. “We recognise […]

Grace Millane murder trial: experts give evidence on modern sexual practices | World news

The defence has finished laying out its case in the Grace Millane murder trial, putting forward an expert in modern sexual practices who told the court BDSM has become more mainstream and socially acceptable. The 27-year-old man accused of murdering the British backpacker, whose name is suppressed, has pleaded not guilty. His lawyers say Millane, […]