2020 election: Biden in best position for any challenger since Jimmy Carter in 1976, polls show
Mr Biden came out on top of more than 40 national polls conducted in May. Last candidate to do so was Carter, subsequent winner of 1976 election
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
Foreign secretary says George Floyd case ‘distressing’ but ‘not really my job’ to discuss it
Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has said footage showing the death of a black man while he was being restrained by police in the US was “very distressing”, but he said it was not his job to discuss it.
reddit | UK | 1 hrs ago
Dominic Cummings to be named as a respondent in sex discrimination case
Barristers forSoniaKhan - who was as an aide to ex-chancellor Sajid Javid - was fired by the Prime Minister's chief adviser last year and escorted out of Downing Street by police officers are understood to have successfully argued that Mr Cummings' ...
reddit | UK | 1 hrs ago
Exercise Cygnus: NHS doctor's legal bid to force Government to release papers on pandemic preparedness
Department of Health has repeatedly refused to publish report of 2016 exercise which warned of likely impact of pandemic on care homes
telegraph | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
Independent autopsy finds George Floyd died of asphyxia
George Floyd's family attorney revealed the first findings of an independent autopsy into his death.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
George Floyd's family releasing independent autopsy results
A family attorney has disputed preliminary findings from a county medical examiner that found no evidence of strangulation
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
New York city introduces curfew and increases police numbers amid George Floyd protests
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
George Floyd protests: Republican senator says he wants the 101st Airborne army division unleashed on protesters
“We need to have zero tolerance for this destruction,” says Tom Cotton
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
Sony postpones PS5 event ‘to allow more important voices to be heard’
Sony’s decision follows similar moves by EA and Google
reddit | Technology | 1 hrs ago
US activist sues former Egyptian prime minister over arrest and torture
Hazem Abdel Aziz El Beblawi sued in Washington as Mohamed Soltan alleges he was targeted for assassination
theguardian | World | 1 hrs ago
George Floyd died of asphyxia, private autopsy finds
The African-American man whose death sparked civil unrest died from asphyxia, says an autopsy commissioned by his family.
bbc | World | 1 hrs ago
Piers Morgan says officials have been ‘lying’ over coronavirus testing numbers
Piers Morgan has said he believes officials have been ‘lying’ over the number of people tested for coronavirus, after data over the figures appeared ‘unavailable’ for ten consecutive days.
reddit | UK | 1 hrs ago
We’ve Got Work to Do
The promise of America is “liberty and justice for all.” We must do more to live up to this promise. The events of last week once again shine a spotlight ...
reddit | Technology | 1 hrs ago
George Floyd autopsy shows he died of asphyxia and his death was partly caused by other officers, lawyer says
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
Talkspace CEO says he’s pulling out of six-figure deal with Facebook, won’t support a platform that incites ‘racism, violence and lies’
The company's CEO said that he pulling out of a deal with Facebook that would have been potentially lucrative. But he said he can't move forward until the company moderates post that incite violence.
reddit | Technology | 1 hrs ago
Analysis of 30,000 terrestrial vertebrates shows 515 species (1.7%) now have <1,000 individuals left in the wild. Human activity is driving much of that destruction, particularly people encroaching upon places rich in biodiversity, like tropical and subtropical regions.
Nearly 2 percent of terrestrial vertebrate animals have populations smaller than 1,000, a new study finds. Researchers say drastic conservation is needed.
reddit | Science | 1 hrs ago
Plea for public toilets to reopen as dogs are eating human faeces left on beach
With people flocking to the seaside to enjoy the sunshine after weeks of lockdown, people are asking for toilets to reopen as soon as possible
reddit | UK | 2 hrs ago
MPs set to rebel over voting in person amid return to the Commons
The government faces a rebellion tomorrow over its insistence that MPs must vote in person at Westminster.Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Commons leader, has tabled a motion for tomorrow which specifies that MPs
reddit | Politics | 2 hrs ago
Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating, scientists warn
Analysis shows 500 species are on the brink of extinction, the same as were lost over the entire last century
theguardian | World | 2 hrs ago
Tom Watson peerage rejected by Lords vetting commission - reports
Former Labour deputy leader had been put forward for peerage by Jeremy Corbyn
theguardian | Politics | 2 hrs ago
Thousands of Species Are Fleeing to Earth's Poles en Masse, And a Pattern's Emerging
We know that global warming is forcing many animals around the world to flee their normal habitats, but now, an exhaustive analysis has shown marine species are booking it for the poles six times faster than those on land.
reddit | Science | 2 hrs ago
White House calls for 'law and order' as violent protests rage
President Donald Trump on Monday urged U.S. states to crack down on violent protests that have engulfed cities, saying officials should "dominate" and arrest people to restore order after a sixth straight night of vandalism and looting, med ...
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
PS5 event: Sony postpones new console reveal amid George Floyd protests
'For now, we want to stand back and allow more important voices to be heard'
independent | Technology | 2 hrs ago
Domestic abuse services bracing for 'tsunami' of victims coming forward as lockdown eases
Charities say loosening of restrictions means ‘window in which women who have been isolating with abusive partners can ask for help may widen’
independent | UK | 2 hrs ago
Martin Rowson on the return of horse racing and parliament — cartoon
Senior MPs have warned that many elderly members of parliament and those with health conditions will be “disenfranchised” and put at risk of contracting Covid-19 if they are forced back to the House of Commons for debates and votes this wee ...
theguardian | Politics | 2 hrs ago
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