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Poland starts building wall through protected forest at Belarus border

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Poland has started building a wall along its frontier with Belarus aimed at preventing asylum seekers from entering the country, which cuts through a protected forest and Unesco world heritage site. The Polish border ...

Jamie Lee Curtis starts ‘feud’ with Marvel’s rival multiverse movie Doctor Strange

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Jamie Lee Curtis has berated Marvel’s new film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, comparing it unfavourably with her new movie Everything Everywhere All at Once while conceding she has blown her chances of g...

Ethiopia starts building local rival to Facebook

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Ethiopia has begun developing its own social media platform to rival Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, though it does not plan to block the global services, the state communications security agency has said. Ethiopia ha...

Charities’ watchdog starts inquiry into Aspinall Foundation

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The Charity Commission has begun an investigation into potential financial mismanagement at a wildlife conservation foundation that appointed the prime minister’s partner, Carrie Symonds, to a top corporate role. The ...

World Series starts with both teams in court of public opinion

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As Michael Brantley came up to bat in the fifth inning an advert for a gym flashed up on electronic hoardings with the slogan ‘Home of the Judgement Free Zone’. It could easily have served as the motto of a raucous an...

Newcastle feel hand of Eddie Howe before the spending starts

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Welcome to Newcastle. Twenty-two days into his bespoke survive-and-build mission, Eddie Howe finally got to sit in the home dugout at St James’ Park, for the first leg of a run of games that will define the immediate ...

Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia weighs heavy on WNBA as new season starts

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Every team begins its season hoping to win the championship, but that goal may appear inconsequential in this year’s WNBA when one of the league’s leading players, Brittney Griner, continues to languish in a Russian j...

Early starts and a personal touch: what it’s like to play for Eddie Howe

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When Eddie Howe said on Friday, almost two weeks into the job, that he is yet to see Newcastle in daylight such is the time he has spent at the club’s training ground, it offered a glimpse into the world of a workahol...

Russia-Ukraine war latest news: world leaders urge ceasefire after shelling starts fire at nuclear power plant – live

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Boris Johnson criticises ‘reckless actions’ of Putin as Zelenskiy accuses Russia of ‘nuclear terror’ over attack on Zaporizhzhia power plant

Charles Leclerc takes Monaco F1 pole despite crash, Hamilton starts seventh

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Charles Leclerc took pole for the Monaco Grand Prix, his home race, securing the spot for Ferrari despite crashing out on his final lap. Max Verstappen was in second for Red Bull in Monte Carlo with Valtteri Bottas in...

Suez Canal starts work to extend double lane after Ever Given grounding

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Egypt has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the canal near to where a giant container ship got stuck for six days in March. The state-owned Suez Can...

‘It starts with one child’: white-hot anger in New Zealand as Australia deports 15-year-old

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Rising resentment over the treatment of New Zealanders only intensified when Peter Dutton called forced removals ‘taking the trash out’In New Zealand, a long-simmering resentment is burning into white-hot anger over A...

Tommy Makinson starts slick St Helens off with win against Catalans Dragons

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The more things change, the more they stay the same in St Helens, it seems. For the first time in four seasons there are question marks over the Super League champions, given how they have undergone the biggest overha...

Dominican Republic starts work on border wall with Haiti

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The Dominican Republic has begun work on a border wall with Haiti, sparking controversy between the neighbouring Caribbean countries. Construction began this week on a concrete barrier that will span nearly half of th...

Google starts warning users if search results are likely to be poor

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Google has started warning users when they search for a topic that is likely to have poor results, as part of its effort to tackle “data voids” on the search engine. The new warning was spotted by Renee DiResta, an ac...

Thailand starts Covid vaccine drive using jabs made by king’s firm

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Thailand has started its Covid vaccination campaign amid concerns over the supply of doses, which are mainly being produced locally by a royal-owned company that has no prior experience of making vaccines. Thailand ai...

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