Hong Kong protests: NBA fans join anti-China display

Hong Kong protests: NBA fans join anti-China display

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Protesters held signs and wore masks during the pre-season basketball game in New York Dozens of spectators at a US NBA basketball game have held signs and donned t-shirts and masks in support of protests in Hong Kong. Demonstrators gathered during a match in New York between the Brooklyn Nets […]

Savile Row in firing line as US tariffs hit the UK

Savile Row in firing line as US tariffs hit the UK

Image copyright Richard James Sean Dixon, co-founder of Richard James, says the Savile Row tailor feels “a bit like collateral damage”. He and the other bespoke tailoring firms who line the world-famous London street feel bruised because, from Friday, every suit they sell to the US faces a new export tax of 25%. They are […]

Lady Gaga plummets off stage in a fan's arms during Vegas show

Lady Gaga plummets off stage in a fan's arms during Vegas show

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The star has been performing her Enigma show in Vegas since December 2018 Lady Gaga fell head over heels off into the audience during the latest date of her Las Vegas residency. The star had invited a fan called Jack to join her on stage and jumped into his […]

Canada election: Your questions answered

Canada election: Your questions answered

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat do Canadians think of Trudeau’s record? Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is up for re-election on 21 October, along with 337 other members of Canada’s parliament. We answer a sample of readers’ questions about the federal election. Do you think Canadians will say adieu to Justin […]

US astronauts complete first all-women spacewalk

US astronauts complete first all-women spacewalk

US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history after completing the first all-women spacewalk. They spent over seven hours outside the International Space Station (ISS) replacing a failed power control unit. During the walk, they received a call from President Donald Trump. Source link

Hillary Clinton: Russia 'grooming' Democratic candidate

Hillary Clinton: Russia 'grooming' Democratic candidate

Image copyright Zach Gibson/Getty Images Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said Russia is “grooming” a female Democrat in the 2020 White House race. She said the Kremlin wanted the contender to run as a third-party candidate to divide liberal voters and help re-elect Donald Trump. Mrs Clinton did not name the candidate, but […]

Is the Trump campaign spending $1m a week on ads?

Is the Trump campaign spending $1m a week on ads?

Image copyright Reuters A leading contender for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 US presidential election has criticised advertising on social media by President Donald Trump’s campaign, noting the high levels of spending behind it. Claim: The Trump campaign is spending $1m a week on Facebook adverts, says Senator Elizabeth Warren. Verdict: This is true. […]

Nasa Mars 2020 Mission's MiMi Aung on women in space

Nasa Mars 2020 Mission's MiMi Aung on women in space

Next year, Nasa will send a mission to Mars. The woman in charge of making the helicopter that will be sent there – which is set to become the first aircraft to fly on another planet – is MiMi Aung. At 16, MiMi travelled alone from Myanmar to the US for access to education. She […]

Turkey Syria offensive: Mitch McConnell attacks Trump

Turkey Syria offensive: Mitch McConnell attacks Trump

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Sporadic fighting continued Friday near the border town of Ras al-Ain, despite Turkey announcing a five-day halt to its operation The US Senate majority leader has attacked President Donald Trump’s policy in Syria. In a Washington Post opinion piece, Mitch McConnell says fellow Republican Mr Trump’s troop withdrawal order combined […]

US black school aide fired for asking teen not to use n-word

US black school aide fired for asking teen not to use n-word

Image copyright CBS Image caption Marlon Anderson is fighting to be reinstated as a school guard Students at a Wisconsin school have protested against the firing of a black security guard after he told a student not to call him a racial slur. Marlon Anderson was sacked for repeating the n-word while scolding a black […]

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