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Consumer confidence readings hint China was harder hit than US leading up to ‘phase one’ trade deal

With the U.S. and China coming together to sign what’s being billed as a “phase one” trade deal, scrutiny is turning to which side secured the better deal, and how much negotiating power each of the world’s two largest economies will have at its disposal ahead of “phase two.” As it stands, the Trump administration intends to keep punitive tariffs ...

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Consumer confidence readings hint China was harder hit than US leading up to ‘phase one’ trade deal

With the U.S. and China coming together to sign what’s being billed as a “phase one” trade deal, scrutiny is turning to which side secured the better deal, and how much negotiating power each of the world’s two largest economies will have at its disposal ahead of “phase two.” As it stands, the Trump administration intends to keep punitive tariffs ...

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‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change

Sir David Attenborough has warned the “moment of crisis” for climate change has come in an urgent appeal for action in a new interview. The renowned broadcaster’s intervention comes after he said yesterday that humans have “overrun the planet” in a trailer for an upcoming film on his career as a naturalist. “We have been putting things off year after ...

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Couple take in 60 kangaroos and make pouches out of sheets

Julie Willis and Gary Wilson are caring for around 60 kangaroos in their home (Picture: Getty) A couple in an Australian town ravaged by bushfires are now caring for around 60 kangaroos in their home. Julie Willis and Gary Wilson have been inundated with injured marsupials after firestorms ripped through the small communities of Wytaliba and Torrington. Two people were ...

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Iranian protesters demand Khamenei quits over plane downing

A group of Iranian protesters demanded Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei step down on Saturday after Tehran said that its military had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane, killing all 176 people on board. “Commander-in-chief [Khamenei] resign, resign,” videos posted on Twitter showed hundreds of people chanting in front of Tehran’s Amir Kabir university. Breaking: People in #Iran have ...

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2 US troops killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said in a statement Saturday. In keeping with defense department rules, the U.S. military did not identify the service…

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