Harry and Meghan to drop royal titles

Harry and Meghan to drop royal titles

Image copyright Karwai Tang Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of […]

National Archives sorry for censoring 2017 Women's March signs

National Archives sorry for censoring 2017 Women's March signs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An unaltered photo of the 2017 Women’s March by photographer Mario Tama The US National Archives has apologised for altering a photo of the 2017 Women’s March, including blurring signs critical of President Donald Trump. The agency, which describes itself as the country’s record keeper, said it “made a […]

Trump impeachment: Legal team says charges 'brazen and unlawful'

Trump impeachment: Legal team says charges 'brazen and unlawful'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Opening statements in the impeachment trial against Mr Trump will begin next week US President Donald Trump’s legal team has given its first formal response to the impeachment charges against him, describing the case as a “dangerous attack” on democracy. The six-page document said the impeachment articles failed to allege […]

Acclaimed scientist gets brain surgery for alcohol addiction

Acclaimed scientist gets brain surgery for alcohol addiction

Image copyright Courtesy Sunnybrook Hospital Image caption Microbiologist Frank Plummer is recognised globally for his research into the HIV virus Microbiologist Frank Plummer has been on the frontlines of the battle against of some of the world’s most alarming epidemics, from HIV to Ebola – but his illustrious career masked a growing reliance on alcohol. […]

US Space Force mocked for unveiling camouflage uniforms

US Space Force mocked for unveiling camouflage uniforms

Image copyright US Space Force Image caption The US Space Force posted a picture its new uniform on Twitter The US Space Force has defended its newly unveiled camouflage uniforms after they were roundly mocked on social media. The force, officially launched by US President Donald Trump last month, posted a picture of the uniform […]

Delta Air Lines sued by California teachers over fuel dump

Delta Air Lines sued by California teachers over fuel dump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Delta Airlines flight returned to the airport shortly after takeoff Four teachers are suing Delta Air Lines after one of its aircraft dumped fuel over schools as it made an emergency landing. The flight was forced to return to Los Angeles International Airport because of engine […]

Disney culls 'Fox' from 20th Century Fox in rebrand

Disney culls 'Fox' from 20th Century Fox in rebrand

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 20th Century Fox logo will lose a word but retain the same look, according to reports Disney executives have cut the word “Fox” from their 20th Century Fox film studio in an apparent bid to distance it from operations of the previous owner, Rupert Murdoch. US media suggests […]

Simpsons actor Hank Azaria says he will no longer voice Apu

Simpsons actor Hank Azaria says he will no longer voice Apu

Image copyright TCFFC Image caption Hank Azaria has voiced Apu for 30 years The voice actor who plays the Indian character Apu in The Simpsons has said he is stepping down from the role, following years of controversy. White actor Hank Azaria has performed the voice of the Indian convenience store owner since the character […]

'We can get along because that's America'

'We can get along because that's America'

“A queer clergy, non-gender normative individual and a big hairy Trump guy, and here we are getting along because that’s America.” The BBC’s Jane O’Brien meets Reverend Shayna Appel and Nick Desautels at a rally for Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg in New Hampshire. Source link

Global Hawk drones: A look at Nato's new spy tool

Global Hawk drones: A look at Nato's new spy tool

The Nato military alliance has just received its first cutting-edge spy drones called Global Hawks. They’ll help commanders on the ground identify potential threats to Nato members – with one single drone able to watch over a territory the size of Poland. BBC defence correspondent Jonathan Beale has been given an exclusive look at the […]

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