The Chinese Communist Party passed a “historic resolution” consolidating Xi Jinping’s status in political history. The document, a recap of the party’s 100 year history, looks at its main achievements and future directions. It is only the third of its kind since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was founded –Continue Reading

British band Glass Animals have set a new record on the US charts, with their slow-burning indie hit Heat Waves reaching the top 10 after 42 weeks in the top 100. The Oxford band, which was nominated for the Mercury Award in 2017, has broken Carrie Underwood’s previous record forContinue Reading

Countries are urged to step up their CO2 savings targets by the end of 2022 in a draft agreement published at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. The document states that vulnerable nations must receive more aid to deal with the deadly effects of global warming. It also states thatContinue Reading

Netflix has said that Carole Baskin “has no right” to sue the company for the use of images of her in Tiger King 2. Baskin and her husband Howard took legal action against Netflix last week for breach of contract after they appeared on the show’s trailer. Their lawsuit statedContinue Reading

Poland has warned of a possible “armed” escalation on its border with Belarus. Additional troops were deployed after desperate crowds tried to cut through a barbed wire border fence. Poland, the European Union and NATO all say Belarus is orchestrating the problem, a claim contested by its controversial leader. PolandContinue Reading

US rapper Travis Scott is facing legal action after at least eight people were killed and hundreds injured in a crush at his Texas festival Astroworld. One injured concertgoer has accused Scott and surprise performer Drake of inciting the crowd, and is seeking $1m (£741,000) in damages. Neither have commentedContinue Reading

Vin Diesel asked Dwayne Johnson to rejoin Fast & Furious in the tenth and final installment of the series. He shows up after a very public quarrel between two Hollywood heavyweights. In an Instagram post, Vin said The Rock had “a very important role to play,” adding that his HobbsContinue Reading

South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, who is in jail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, ​​could soon meet her parents as part of the process that leads to parole being considered, officials say. He is entitled to a possible release after serving half of his sentence, reportsContinue Reading

Police in Houston, Texas opened a criminal investigation into the deaths of revelers at the Astroworld festival on Friday. At least eight people died and hundreds more were injured after a wave of crowds on the opening night of the music event. The victims were aged between 14 and 27Continue Reading

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk launched a Twitter poll of his 62.6 million followers asking if he should sell 10% of his shares. The vote, which closes later on Sunday, could see him sell off $ 21 billion (£ 16 billion) of shares in the electric carmaker. He promised to respectContinue Reading