Children’s charity calls for new independent regulator, saying figures are tip of the iceberg The NSPCC has called on the government to prioritise young people’s online safety after figures revealed police
G20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate crisis. The bloc of major economies
‘Scandalous’ figures show extent of domination in politics, media and business Members of Britain’s elite, who hold the top jobs in politics, the judiciary, media and business, are five times more likely
Britain’s foremost tax and spending thinktank has said that Boris Johnson’s promise to cut taxes for millions of higher earners would cost £9bn and benefit the richest 10% of households in Britain most.
Boris Johnson broke cover on Monday night in an interview for the BBC in which he was forced to admit there would be no transition period without the EU’s agreement in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In
The Australian Christian Lobby is hosting a fundraising effort on its website for the former Wallabies star Israel Folau after his GoFundMe page was shut down. As at 7am Tuesday, almost $50,000 had been
Fifa is holding a priority investigation, to be concluded within 48 hours, into the behaviour of the Cameroon team during their 3-0 loss to England in the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday evening.
Jeremy Hunt will promise to increase spending on defence by a quarter during the next five years, as he seeks to woo the grassroots Tories who will select Britain’s next prime minister. The foreign secretary
A member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the US-Mexico border was arrested and charged with impersonating a US border patrol agent. Jim Benvie, spokesman for the Guardian Patriots, a that
Stina Blackstenius fired Sweden into the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup but they needed a penalty save from Hedvig Lindahl to beat Canada 1-0 in Paris. A slow-burner finally came to life in the
England Under-21s signed off the European Championships just as they started with careless mistakes and a chaotic finale allowing victory to fall from their grasp. Three times Aidy Boothroyd’s side led
There’s an extraordinary amount of creaking in demonic doll threequel Annabelle Comes Home, a schlocky horror set in a world where every door and cupboard hinge could do with a healthy smattering of oil.
As the Empire Windrush made its way from the Caribbean to Britain in 1948, politicians in Westminster were frantically scheming about how they could prevent a ship carrying hundreds of black immigrants
Boris Johnson broke cover on Monday night, vowing he would never reveal the events that led to the police being called to the home of his partner Carrie Symonds last week, after neighbours reported a row
I love Hong Kong but we have no other choice ... who would want to leave the place where you grew up? Elisa Wong Elisa Wong had always thought she would move away from Hong Kong when her seven-year-old
Even two-thirds of the way through the Cricket World Cup group stage we are still waiting for teams to peel off their false moustaches and reveal who they really are. Pakistan have been traditionally Sri
A woman posed as the aunt of a cyclist who was killed in London in order to oppose plans for a new segregated bike lane, according to the victim’s mother. Eilidh Cairns, a television producer from Alnwick
The Boris Johnson submarine is starting to surface, according to his campaign team, after weeks beneath the radar dodging debates and refusing television interviews. They claim a “media blitz” is about
Homes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from October under new laws proposed by HMRC. The Treasury put forward legislation on Monday
Finland’s public broadcaster Yle has ended its weekly Latin language news bulletin, after three decades on the air, the broadcaster announced. Since its debut in 1989, Nuntii Latini has offered a five-minute
The Google sister company behind a controversial, hi-tech redevelopment scheme for a swath of Toronto’s waterfront has released the first detailed outline of an ambitious project, but stakeholders say
How times change. Two months ago a statement by the prime minister on the latest EU council meeting would have been considered a significant occasion. One worthy of a full House of Commons. Now the government
Half a decade ago, FirstGroup could boast it was “one of the world’s great transport groups”. That, at least, was the line used by Martin Gilbert when he bowed out as chairman after 27 years and, broadly
Trend-setting label Vetements has been criticised for featuring a T-shirt that read “Don’t shoot” in Arabic, French and English, at its spring/summer 2020 show last week. The T-shirt is a semi-replica
The hype around the US at this World Cup finally appears to be waning, even as the Americans beat a resilient Spain side 2-1 on Monday with the help of two penalties. Both spot kicks were scored by Megan
Some of the behaviour we saw from Cameroon’s players and their coach in their game against England was shocking, but it is important to make it clear that it was not an indictment of the women’s game.
Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveiled as the recipient of the British Fashion Council’s 2019 fashion icon award. Campbell made history when she became the first black