Council member Paul Garner said: “The extreme weather conditions we face must be a priority and the party’s stupid politics must be forgotten.Members of the Falkirk Council have been accused of “doing stupid party politics” after rejecting both proposals to combat climate change and improve the diversity of local representatives.AngryContinue Reading

Incumbent Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson was elected Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven last week and is on her way to becoming prime minister if she wins a parliamentary vote next week. Stockholm: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven resigned on Wednesday, paving the way for a gender-equitable country to finally haveContinue Reading

Countries are being urged to strengthen their carbon-cutting targets by the end of 2022 in a draft agreement published at the COP26 Glasgow climate summit. The document says vulnerable nations must get more help to cope with the deadly impacts of global warming. It also says countries should submit long-termContinue 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

There’s an NFL axiom that states you must take at least three years to make any fair judgement on a team’s draft class. There are always exceptions. The latest one: The Las Vegas Raiders’ 2020 class. We can already tell you without hesitation that it’s primed for some serious reproach.Continue Reading

The European Commission has accused Belarus’ authoritarian leader of luring immigrants under the false promise of easy entry into the EU as part of an “inhumane, gangster-style approach”. At least 2,000 migrants are now on the Belarusian border with Poland. “Upon arrival, they are pushed to the border and forcedContinue Reading