Category: World

Huge Saharan dust blob cooling eastern Atlantic

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A huge plume of Saharan dust is now visible on satellite loops coming off of Africa into the eastern Tropical Atlantic Ocean. This, combined with stronger than normal easterly winds of the Saharan Desert, is helping cool part of the far Eastern Atlantic, where the seeds for some hurricane season storms […]

UK MPs Reject Changes to Rwanda Bill and Send It Back to Lords

(Bloomberg) — Members of Parliament rejected changes made by the House of Lords to Rishi Sunak’s controversial legislation to declare Rwanda a safe destination for deported asylum seekers, punting the bill back to the UK’s upper chamber. Most Read from Bloomberg The legislation is central to Sunak’s pledge to “stop the boats,” as he faces […]

Mexico’s Sheinbaum Plans to Spend Billions on Gas, Solar Plants

(Bloomberg) — Mexico’s leading presidential candidate would spend around $13.6 billion to boost her country’s use of renewable energy while still adding gas-burning power plants, according to a plan she presented to business leaders. Most Read from Bloomberg The plan from frontrunner Claudia Sheinbaum would increase wind and solar power generation, modernize hydroelectric stations and […]

Israeli defence minister discusses next steps in Rafah

Israel’s Defence Minister Yoav Gallant discussed further action in Rafah on Monday evening with representatives of his ministry and the Israeli COGAT authority which oversees contacts with the Palestinians and aid. They focused on the evacuation of civilians from Rafah, in the south of the Gaza Strip and the expansion of food and medicine deliveries, […]

Protesters demand Georgia government withdraw proposed ‘Russian law’

Thousands of people demonstrated in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Monday demanding the withdrawal of a controversial “foreign influence” bill they say is inspired by authoritarian laws neighbouring Russia uses to crush dissent. “No to the Russian law,” chanted thousands of protesters outside parliament, many waving EU and Georgian flags. A previous attempt by the […]

I traveled to 18 countries for only $7,500 — by sleeping in caves

A man spent just £6k [$7,471 USD] traveling to 18 countries — keeping costs down by sleeping in caves. Robert Michelsen, 21, solo travelled around Europe and visited countries including Portugal, Serbia, Croatia and Poland over the course of eight months. He wanted to see the world without “money stopping” him. Robert was frugal with […]

What Do You Want To Know?

Photo: Porsche I’m about to drive the all-new and all-electric 2025 Porsche Macan 4 and Macan Turbo. The automaker is completely retooling its most popular vehicle for its second generation. Gone are the internal combustion engines and PDK gearboxes. In its place are powerful-as-hell electric motors. Before I drive these cars around the south of […]

Apex Legends Tournament Sparks Backlash From Queer Fans And Allies [Update]

Respawn’s hero shooter battle royale Apex Legends is an incredibly inclusive game for the queer community. It has several playable LGBTQIA+ legends, has given players Pride Flag cosmetics to showcase their identities in-game, and developer Respawn even put a statement supporting trans rights in the game itself. After years of making Apex Legends a safe […]

First day of Trump hush-money trial ends without any jurors being picked

The historic hush-money trial of Donald Trump got under way on Monday with the process of selecting a jury to hear the case charging the former president with falsifying business records in order to stifle stories about his sex life. The day ended without any jurors being seated. The selection process was scheduled to resume […]