The cocaine market is booming in Australia and New Zealand, causing ripples throughout the Pacific region. But long before it is snorted in cities such as Sydney or Auckland, the drug is produced by peasant
Denmark has became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after the Social Democratic party leader, Mette Frederiksen, finalised terms for a one-party minority government. Aged
Australia and New Zealand have been urged to do more to fight the drug trade across the Pacific and take responsibility for the fact that the demand for drugs in cities such as Sydney and Auckland was
David Silva has laid out his intentions to leave Manchester City at the end of next season. The 33-year-old, who has amassed 395 appearances for the club, says the 2019-20 campaign will be his last in
Law Commission examines legislation on sharing of intimate images online Victims of revenge porn may be given automatic anonymity in court under a government-initiated review of online harassment that
UK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming. The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall £168m
Parents report stress and strained relationships as a result of benefit cut The government’s two-child limit on benefits is having a devastating impact on family life as it pushes millions of children
Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by the social media company. On Tuesday, Randal Quarles, chair
Tottenham have made a club record £55m (€62m) bid for the Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombélé and are confident of closing a deal for one of the most exciting young talents in Europe. Mauricio Pochettino made
Cameroon, the five-times winners and current holders, put a pre-tournament pay dispute behind them to beat the rank outsiders Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in their opening match at the Africa Cup of Nations in Ismailia.
San Francisco voted to ban e-cigarettes in the first legislation of its kind in the United States. Supervisors approved a measure banning the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes in an effort to curb
We now know we’ve got a tool in our armoury to help us cope in all situations Jill Scott Sports psychologists still polarise opinion but Jill Scott is a fully subscribed believer. The veteran England is
The acting head of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in filthy conditions at one of the agency’s stations in Texas.
San Francisco is reckoning with new reports of harassment and attacks on its homeless community, after video emerged of a person dumping a bucket of water on a homeless individual from the roof of a building.
Dozens of young climate protesters crowded outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington DC on Tuesday, demanding a debate focused on the crisis as presidential candidates prepare
Refereeing was again in the spotlight as a controversial late penalty put the Netherlands into a quarter-final against Italy at the expense of a Japan side in the ascendancy. In the 88th minute Vivianne
The grim reality of the migration crisis unfolding on America’s southern border has been captured in a series of images showing the lifeless bodies of a Salvadoran father and his daughter who drowned they
Some political performances illuminate an issue; others, like this week’s charade in Manama, Bahrain, are meant to conceal. After all the Trump administration’s grand talk of “the deal of the century”
As an Australian in London, it’s hard to know what to make of England’s World Cup implosion at Lord’s. It was a loss as comprehensive as any; a mid‑range run chase that England never looked like they in.
France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far from delivering its goals.
From deepest Hertfordshire along a chalk stream called the Mimram comes a plea for appreciation of the alder tree (Alnus glutinosa) from the conservationist Rev Tom Gladwin. The felling of these trees
Breakdancing, known as breaking in Olympic circles, moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris. The sport’s medal debut was last October
Dan Evans has had quite the summer, climbing the rankings into the comfort zone where he does not have to qualify for the slams, a stage where his talent deserves to be seen regularly after too long idling
Eoin Morgan denied a suggestion he was scared when batting but admitted England’s confidence has dipped following the 64-run defeat to Australia that has left their World Cup hopes in the balance. While
Two books about the Troubles in Northern Ireland have been announced as the winners of the Orwell prize 2019. Anna Burns’ experimental novel Milkman won the inaugural prize for political fiction, while