Burkina Faso’s military says it has seized power

An army officer, along with more than a dozen soldiers, made the announcement on state television in an address to the nation on Monday night. Captain Sidsore Kader Ouedraogo declared that Kabore was ousted “given the ongoing degradation of the security situation” in Burkina Faso and the “incapacity of the government” to unite the population. … Read more

CEOs Predict The Future Of The Metaverse

K. David Kohler (Kohler) “Everyone loves taking a big, satisfying dump in a Kohler-brand toilet, but they’ve always been inhibited by the limits of their bowels and bathrooms. In the metaverse, you can take the virtual dump of your dreams in the latest model of Kohler virtual toilet, completely customized and shareable. Kohler envisions a … Read more

Tennis Australia criticised for ban on t-shirts supporting Peng Shuai

Tennis Australia has been criticised by former and current stars for banning t-shirts supporting absent Chinese player Peng Shuai. Spectators attending the tournament in Melbourne have been blocked from publically displaying their support for Peng. Viral videos have shown security officials and police requesting one supporter to remove a t-shirt that featured an image of … Read more

Boris Johnson: PM broke coronavirus rules and had birthday party during first national lockdown, report claims

Downing Street has disputed a report suggesting Boris Johnson held a birthday party inside Number 10 attended by up to 30 people during the first lockdown. ITV News understands the prime minister’s wife, Carrie Johnson, helped to arrange the event which was held just after 2pm on the afternoon of 19 June 2020 – Mr … Read more

Bob Dylan Sells Entire Recording Catalogue To Sony

Bob Dylan had already sold his songwriting rights in late 2020. (FILE) New York: Bob Dylan sold his entire back catalog of recorded music along with “the rights to multiple future new releases” to Sony Music Entertainment, the company announced Monday. Sony did not disclose the financial terms of the deal. In late 2020 the … Read more

Sudan security forces kill protester in Khartoum: Medics

Sudanese security forces have killed a protester in the capital Khartoum during a demonstration calling for civilian rule, almost three months after a military coup, medics said. The protester, who has not yet been identified, was “directly hit by a live bullet to the chest,” the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors said on Monday. The … Read more

COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped – all the changes announced by transport secretary

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped. The transport secretary has outlined a range of measures aimed at making travel more open and user-friendly. “Britain is open for business,” Grant Shapps told the Commons. He said the government intends to move away from “blanket border measures” to a “more sophisticated and … Read more

Climate change: More drilling for North Sea gas is an unrealistic strategy for bringing down energy prices, Alok Sharma says

COP26 president Alok Sharma MP has told Sky News that extracting more gas from the North Sea is not a “realistic” strategy for bringing down energy prices for UK consumers. MPs who have established a ‘Net Zero Scrutiny Group’ have been calling for the government to allow more drilling in the North Sea, arguing that … Read more