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Five things for England to fix before the Test series against India

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England start a five-Test series against India in just over seven weeks. The return of Ben Stokes for the start and Jofra Archer, midway through, will help with balance. But, batting disaster aside, what England have ...

CBI boss says world is ‘way off track’ in fight against climate crisis

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The head of the UK’s biggest business lobby group has warned that the corporate world is “way off track” in tackling the climate crisis. Tony Danker, the director-general of the CBI, called on the government to do mor...

London boat dwellers protest against plans to ‘drive them from their homes’

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The sun shone, the water sparkled and the trumpets blared as a flotilla of boat dwellers staged a protest in east London on Sunday about proposals they say will drive them out of their homes. Dozens of boats, bearing ...

Spanish right rallies against plans to pardon Catalan separatists

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About 25,000 people, including the leaders of the three parties on Spain’s right, have rallied in Madrid to protest against the government’s deeply divisive moves to pardon the 12 Catalan independence leaders convicte...

Kieffer Moore makes point for Wales against Switzerland at Euro 2020

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Inevitably, it was Kieffer Moore who came to the rescue for Wales. The striker, who used to juggle lifeguard duties while playing part-time for Truro City, has become an unlikely fans’ favourite and here he delivered ...

Scotland to take knee as one-off against England in show of solidarity

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Scotland have made a partial U-turn and decided to take the knee when they face England at Wembley next Friday but will not make the anti-racism gesture before their other Group D games, against the Czech Republic and...

Thousands gather in Belfast to protest against Northern Ireland protocol

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Warnings have been issued by police after thousands of people gathered in west Belfast to protest over the Northern Ireland protocol. Loyalists gathered in Woodvale on Thursday evening to stage a demonstration and a p...

MEPs back action against European commission over Poland and Hungary

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MEPs have backed legal proceedings by the European parliament against the European Commission over a failure to trigger financial sanctions against Poland and Hungary for undermining the rule of law. The parliament’s ...

EU takes legal action against Germany after tussle between courts

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Brussels has launched a legal case against Germany over an alleged breach of “the principle of the primacy of EU law” by the country’s constitutional court. The “infringement proceeding” is the result of a ruling last...

Relatives of Muslim family killed in truck attack urge Canadians to stand against hate

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Relatives of the four Canadian Muslims killed in what police describe as “a hate attack” have described them as a “model family” and called on the country to stand against hate and Islamophobia. The victims – three ge...

Ratko Mladić, ‘butcher of Bosnia’, loses appeal against genocide conviction

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UN appeal judges have upheld the convictions of the former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladić for genocide and other offences during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war and confirmed his life sentence. The judgment on Tuesday ...

Scott Morrison digs in against deeper cuts to emissions ahead of G7 summit

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Scott Morrison is resisting international pressure to lock in more ambitious climate commitments, declaring Australia opposes setting targets for certain parts of the economy or “false deadlines for phasing out specif...

Can we vaccinate the world against Covid by the end of 2022?

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As ambitious declarations go – even for Boris Johnson – it was a big one. At the weekend, the UK prime minister said he would urge the G7 leaders to vaccinate the world against Covid by the end of next year. But is th...

Running Against the Wind review – lure of athletics proves strong in Ethiopian drama

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Opening with the impressionistic image of a young man sprinting across the desert, his figure blurred by the sandy blast of a dust devil, Jan Philipp Weyl’s film ruminates on life’s unexpected whirlwinds that can eith...

Ousted Myanmar politicians call for Rohingya to join fight against junta

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Myanmar’s parallel government has urged Rohingya to join with them in fighting the military junta, promising to offer justice and citizenship to the persecuted minority. The statement has been welcomed by rights exper...

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