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Cuba's churches reject gay marriage before vote on new constitution

Cuba's churches reject gay marriage before vote on new constitution

More than 100 married couples dressed in their wedding clothes have gathered on the Malecón coastal boulevard to renew their wedding vows and protest against gay marriage being allowed in Cuba. The protest is the latest in an unprecedented campaign by...

yesterday, 02:41 in World News
 
Australia's major political parties all hacked by 'sophisticated state actor', PM says

Australia's major political parties all hacked by 'sophisticated state actor', PM says

Australia’s major political parties have been hacked by a “sophisticated state actor” according to Scott Morrison, as part of a recent intrusion on the parliament house computer network. The prime minister confirmed the state-sponsored hack in a...

yesterday, 01:46 in World News
 

Donald Trump talks of 'retribution' after Alec Baldwin parody on SNL

Donald Trump has savaged Saturday Night Live as a “total Republican hit job” while calling for “retribution” and an investigation of the show after another unflattering portrayal of the president by Alec Baldwin. Baldwin reprised his role as Donald...

yesterday, 01:46 in World News
 
Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500 after series of huge crashes

Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500 after series of huge crashes

Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 for the second time in four years, leading a 1-2-3 sweep for Joe Gibbs Racing. The victory on Sunday was a fine tribute to JD Gibbs, who died last month after battling a degenerative neurological disease. JD Gibbs...

yesterday, 01:27 in Sport
 
Maintain EU electrical safety standards after Brexit, ministers urged

Maintain EU electrical safety standards after Brexit, ministers urged

The government is being urged to prevent consumer safety standards from slipping after Brexit, to avoid putting lives at risk from the growing number of potentially dangerous counterfeit electrical goods coming into the UK. As the country edges closer...

yesterday, 00:55 in Business
 
Skills shortages in UK pushing up workers' pay, says survey

Skills shortages in UK pushing up workers' pay, says survey

Growing skills shortages in the UK jobs market are starting to drive up wages, according to a survey, as more companies across the country report difficulties finding staff. In a sign that workers’ pay is gradually rising after a “lost decade” of...

yesterday, 00:55 in Business
 
Rail industry proposes best fare guarantee in pricing overhaul

Rail industry proposes best fare guarantee in pricing overhaul

Rail companies are offering part-time season tickets, a guarantee that passengers will get the cheapest prices and smartphone-based ticketing across the UK as part of a radical overhaul of British fares. The rail industry proposals include a weekly...

yesterday, 00:55 in Business
 
Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by fake news report

Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by fake news report

Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as “digital gangsters”. The final report of the...

yesterday, 00:46 in Politics
 
Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Paul Flynn, the Labour MP for Newport West, has died, his local association has announced. He was 84 and had served his constituency since 1987. The association said on Twitter: “It’s with great sadness that we let you know that our MP, Paul Flynn,...

yesterday, 00:46 in Politics
 
Food waste bins should be collected weekly, says Michael Gove

Food waste bins should be collected weekly, says Michael Gove

Millions of homes could have their food waste bins collected weekly, if new proposals from the environment secretary are implemented in the wake of a government consultation on the UK’s waste system. Michael Gove’s proposed measures to ensure...

yesterday, 00:46 in Politics
 
'The Darling will die': Scientists say mass fish kill due to over-extraction and drought

'The Darling will die': Scientists say mass fish kill due to over-extraction and drought

A scientific panel investigating the causes of three mass fish deaths at the Menindee lakes has pointed the finger squarely at those managing the Murray-Darling river system, saying the lack of flows was caused by a combination of drought and...

yesterday, 00:27 in Science &Technology
 
Fourth man charged with New Year’s Eve murder in London

Fourth man charged with New Year’s Eve murder in London

Detectives investigating the New Year’s Eve stabbing of the bouncer Tudor Simionov in central London have charged a fourth man with his murder. Nor Aden Hamada, 23, of no fixed address, was arrested on Sunday at Gatwick airport as he returned to the...

yesterday, 00:19 in World News
 
A digital gangster destroying democracy: the damning verdict on Facebook

A digital gangster destroying democracy: the damning verdict on Facebook

Facebook is an out-of-control train wreck that is destroying democracy and must be brought under control. The final report of parliament’s inquiry into fake news and disinformation does not use this language, precisely, but it is, nonetheless, the...

yesterday, 00:07 in Politics
 

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yesterday, 00:03 in Lifestyle
 
Spanish warship orders Gibraltar boats to leave British waters

Spanish warship orders Gibraltar boats to leave British waters

A Spanish warship has ordered commercial vessels to leave British waters, Gibraltar’s government said. The warship’s crew can be heard in an audio recording of a radio exchange on Sunday telling vessels anchored at the Rock to “leave Spanish...

Sunday, 23:23 in World News
 


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