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Geoffrey Robinson: Labour MP denies claims he was ‘Czech spy’

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Geoffrey Robinson, Labour MP for Coventry, said the allegations “are a lie” Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has denied claims that he was a Cold War spy who passed confidential government files to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s. The Mail on Sunday says the allegations are contained in files archived […]

Climate change: One man's fight to save a California tree

Climate change: One man's fight to save a California tree

Image copyright Cody Petterson Image caption Cody, an anthropologist and environmentalist, bought a plot of land destroyed by wildfire in 2002 After a huge wildfire killed a forest in San Diego, California, in 2002, Cody Petterson set his heart on replanting the trees. As a child, he had happily played and hiked among these statuesque […]

American man accused in $9m net address theft

American man accused in $9m net address theft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Net addresses have become valuable because the pool of available numbers is drying up An American man has been accused of stealing net addresses worth more than $9m (£7m) by US prosecutors. Amir Golestan of South Carolina is alleged to have tricked an organisation that controls some net addresses […]

Africa's coolest city destinations

Africa's coolest city destinations

(CNN) — As with most of the world, the heart of Africa is found in its cities. And yet tourists in Africa seem to largely prefer seeking out the continent’s wildlife rather than its cultural city centers. Safaris can be delightful, but the problem, as Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina has pointed out, is when tourists […]

JACKSONVILLE: Raines student shot at Terry Parker, Ribault spring high school football game, according to JSO – ActionNewsJax.com

JACKSONVILLE: Raines student shot at Terry Parker, Ribault spring high school football game, according to JSO – ActionNewsJax.com

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European elections 2019: Political climate may boost Greens

European elections 2019: Political climate may boost Greens

Image caption A Munich market: Are European voters tempted to choose Greens? Are Europe’s Green parties benefiting from a Greta Thunberg effect? The Fridays for Future environmental protests, championed by the teenage Swedish activist, have put climate change concerns centre-stage, days away from the European elections. The UK and Ireland have both declared a “climate […]

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Image copyright Getty Images The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with his song Arcade. He had been the bookmakers’ favourite to win, and came through to the top of the leaderboard with 318 points after the public vote. The UK’s Michael Rice came bottom, after getting just three points from […]

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Man City 6-0 Watford: City clinch historic domestic treble

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Man City 6-0 Watford Manchester City rounded off an outstanding season by crushing Watford at Wembley to clinch a historic domestic treble. Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus both scored twice as Pep Guardiola’s team became the first English men’s side to achieve the feat of winning […]