March 2, 2021 – Country music legend Dolly Parton has been inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine that she helped to fund. Parton broke into song while getting the Moderna jab, adapting one of her best-known ballads.
August 27, 2020 – Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris speaks in Washington in counter-program to Republican national convention
Aug. 21, 2019 – The Danish prime minister has said she is surprised and disappointed that Donald Trump has called off his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen’s refusal to sell Greenland to the US. At a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Mette Frederiksen reaffirmed that Greenland was not for sale. “A discussion about […]
Donald Trump’s agenda is to turn the clock back in the United States half a century, to a time when elected leaders spoke the language of white supremacy. Like Mr Trump, they did not use dog whistles. Until 1967, 17 states had laws banning interracial marriage. Mississippi did not vote to abolish the 13th amendment […]
May 13, 2019 – Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York City due to the amount of pollution emitted by Trump-owned buildings. According to data shared with the Guardian, eight Trump properties in New York City do not comply […]
July 5, 2018 – Campaign groups and trade unions have organised a schedule of protests to follow Donald Trump on his visit to the UK next week, including a giant angry baby balloon that will fly over Westminster from Parliament Square. Demonstrations begin next Thursday evening at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, and in Regent’s Park, London, […]
Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died aged 88, ending seven decades on the throne during which he became a unifying father figure and rare source of stability in a country that has weathered more than a dozen coups since he came to power in 1946 aged just 18. A statement from the royal household bureau […]
July 30, 2016 – A key figure at the Republican national convention where Donald Trump was nominated for president has strong business ties with Ukraine, the Guardian has learned. Full story: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/30/donald-trump-paul-manafort-ukraine-russia-putin-ties