Eight environmental activists were arrested on Saturday after they broke into a French chemicals to denounce the production of so-called "forever chemicals" – PFAS compounds – which reportedly can have serious impacts on health and the environment. Around 300 people from the Extinction Rebellion and Youth for Climate groups cut through fences to reach the Arkema site at Pierre-Benite factory near Lyon in southeast France, a spokesman for the organisers said.Once inside they deployed banners and
The Red Bull Formula One team will “explode” if Christian Horner stays on as team principal, according to Jos Verstappen, the father of three-time F1 champion Max Verstappen. The F1 spotlight has been almost entirely on Horner in the days leading up to the new season, over his alleged behavior toward a team employee. “There is tension here while he remains in position,” Jos Verstappen told British newspaper the Daily Mail after his son won Saturday's season-opening race in Bahrain.
As he listened to the lurid testimony against him in a New York courtroom this week, Juan Orlando Hernández may have wondered how he became so luckless as to be charged by the US Department of Justice with grand scale drug-running.
As Hollywood comes back together, fresh from historic WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes that froze the industry for the best part of a year, the 96th Academy Awards promise to be a thrilling night. The competition is fierce, with great films from auteur directors scrambling for top prizes.
BEIJING (AP) — One burning issue dominates as the 2024 session of China's legislature gets underway this week: the economy. The National People's Congress annual meeting, which opens Tuesday, is being closely watched for any signals on what the ruling Communist Party might do to reenergize an economy that is sagging under the weight of expanded government controls and the bursting of a real-estate bubble. That is not to say that other issues won't come up. Proposals to raise the retirement age a