Oliver Jones

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US to end gun sales without background checks

The Biden administration has announced a significant tightening of regulations around firearm sales, targeting the so-called "gun show loophole" that has previously allowed thousands...

UK: Universal credit to make disabled people ‘poorer’

According to a recent report, the ongoing implementation of universal credit (UC) in the UK is projected to have a detrimental financial impact on...

UK: Weather-related insurance claims hit record high £573m

In 2023, the UK experienced a significant increase in weather-related home insurance claims, surging by over a third from the previous year to reach...

Ex-US ambassador imprisoned for 15 yrs for being Cuba’s secret agent

On Friday, a former US diplomat, Manuel Rocha, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for secretly acting as a Cuban agent during...

Australian air tickets now cheaper as flights run with pre-Covid capacity

Airlines have finally managed to rebound from the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with flight capacity reaching pre-pandemic levels for the first time,...

UK-EU can soon seal post-Brexit Gibraltar border deal

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar has expressed optimism about the progress made towards a post-Brexit deal between the UK, the EU, and Spain, ensuring...

Australia’s new laws can take conservation backwards

The Albanese administration appears to be retracting from its commitment to significantly overhaul Australia's environmental conservation policies, a move deemed concerning by eight prominent...

Threats over Iran attack on Israel: Qantas pauses Perth to London flight

Qantas has made the decision to temporarily halt its direct flights from Perth to London due to concerns regarding potential threats in Iranian airspace,...

Tennessee bans marriage between first cousins

The Tennessee legislature, under Republican leadership, has overwhelmingly passed a bill to prohibit marriage between first cousins, which now awaits approval from Republican Governor...

EXPLAINED: Do Canadians want Quebec separation?

The idea of Quebec separation, long thought dormant, has resurfaced in Canadian political discourse, sparking renewed interest in the Parti Québécois (PQ) among Quebecers....

Amazon deforestation surges in Colombia

Deforestation rates in the Colombian Amazon are reaching alarming levels, potentially reaching historic peaks due to a confluence of factors, including the exploitation of...

Ukraine okays mobilisation bill to boost troop numbers

Ukraine’s parliament has endorsed a mobilization bill to enlist a significant number of reinforcements of troop, a process marked by debates over who will...

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Global EV, hybrid vehicles sales to reach new record in 2024

Despite some markets experiencing slowed growth, global sales of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are projected to reach a new record high in 2024....

Malaysia: Navy helicopters collide mid-air, all 10 onboard killed

During a practice session for an upcoming parade, a tragic accident occurred involving two Malaysian navy helicopters which collided mid-air, resulting in the deaths...

Climate change will affect children in future: US court

Medina's active role in defending his community's climate and livelihood emphasizes the intersection of human rights and environmental protection. His involvement in the upcoming...

UK: Rishi Sunak finally passes Rwanda bill despite controversies

After an eventful two-year period marked by the tenure of three different prime ministers, four or five changes in the position of home secretary,...