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Archived Since:March 3, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Sebastian Gorka: ‘It’s the left that have normalised violence’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

He was part of President Trump’s inner circle – outspoken, controversial, on the fringes of the conservative right. But last week Sebastian Gorka was out of the White House – the latest in a slew of high profile departures.

Former EPA boss: Trump’s ‘denial’ of climate change is ‘dangerous’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Former New Jersey governor Christine Todd Whitman – who was head of the US Environmental Protection Agency under President Bush – says President Trump’s ‘denial’ of climate change is ‘dangerous for our future’.

More than a thousand killed in Asian monsoons

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Heavy monsoon rains have deluged India, Bangladesh and Nepal in the region’s worst flooding in years. More than a thousand people have died and millions are homeless.

Houston evacuee: ‘I got stuck in a van’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Arnecia Baker has been driven out of her home in downtown Texas by floodwater. She says she ‘got stuck in a van’ before being evacuated.

Louisiana braces for Storm Harvey

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

First Texas and now Louisiana, more communities are now braced for flooding as the heavy rain brought by Tropical Storm Harvey keeps on shattering all the records.

Channel 4 News headlines, Wed 30 August

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Thousands more people head for emergency shelters as Tropical Storm Harvey hits land again. Officials warn the rescue effort isn’t over yet.

Rights group files war crimes charges against Sri Lankan ambassador

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The Sri Lankan government has denied its ambassador to Brazil is on the run, after a human rights group filed war crimes charges against him there.

Ed Skrein refuses Hellboy role for cultural accuracy

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The actor Ed Skrein has stepped down from a role in the latest remake of the Hellboy cult comic series after he found out the character was originally of mixed Asian heritage.

Brenda Ekwurzel interview – will Harvey change Trump’s thinking?

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Dr Brenda Ekwurzel, director of climate science at the Union of Concerned Scientists, discusses climate change and extreme weather.

Japan calls North Korea’s latest missile an ‘unprecedented threat’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

President Trump declared "all options" were on the table after North Korea fired a missile designed to carry a nuclear payload over Japan

Does climate change mean much more extreme weather?

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Just days before this massive storm slammed into Texas, President Trump scrapped a raft of federal flood protection standards which Barack Obama had introduced: measures which would legally have to take into account the impact of climate change.

Tropical Storm Harvey: Houston struggles to handle flood levels

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

This is - already - one of the most destructive storms in American history. President Trump has flown into Texas tonight as Tropical Storm Harvey pummels the region for the fourth day - with more torrential rain still to come.

Over a thousand Rohingyas flee into Bangladesh

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine, in western Myanmar. About a thousand of the Muslim Rohingya minority forced their way over the border into Bangladesh from north western Myanmar – also known as Burma – after coming under fire from…

Children caught in Raqqa fighting

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Save The Children has called on all sides fighting the Islamic State group in the Syrian city of Raqqa to do all they can to allow civilians to leave safely. The charity says between 18,000 and 25,000 people are left in Raqqa, almost half of them children. Diana Magnay reports now on life in a…

Storm Harvey: ‘30,000 people in Houston will need shelter’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Tens of thousands of people have been forced from their homes after Tropical Storm Harvey bought unprecedented flooding to Houston, Texas. But the situation over hundreds of miles of America’s southern coastline could worsen in the coming days as rainfall is expected to double by the end of the week. Texas has deployed its entire…

Serious flooding in Texas following Hurricane Harvey

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Southeastern Texas is dealing with serious floods in the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey. It has blocked roads, damaged homes and left tens of thousands of people without power. At least two people have been reported dead.

Jorge Armand on La Soledad

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Once magnificent, now dilapidated. The Venezuelan director Jorge Armand’s new film La Soledad is set in a crumbling mansion in Caracas which was once his family home. Now, it is a metaphor for his country’s inexorable slide into dec...

Trump pardons controversial sheriff and signs order banning transgender soldiers

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

While US headlines were dominated by the hurricane, the White House took the opportunity for what’s known as a ‘Friday news dump’, as President Trump signed an order banning transgender people from joining the military and pardoned a highly controversial Arizona sheriff who’d been convincted of criminal contempt.

Hurricane Harvey: US officials warn of ‘deadly inland event’

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Texans living in the path of Hurricane Harvey are assessing the damage after the category 4 storm slammed into the coast. But US officials say the worst is yet to come, predicting high winds and flooding could leaving some areas uninhabitable for weeks – or even months.

The Venezuelan women turning to prostitution to feed their families

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Venezuela’s mounting problems have driven thousands of people to leave the oil-rich nation. Guillermo Galdos travelled to Trinidad and Tobago, which has seen an influx of Venezuelans looking for work. In his report, he meets women who have turned to prostitution in order to feed their families back home. A warning, it does contain strong…

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