Watching TV in self-driving cars to be allowed

People using self-driving cars will be allowed to watch television on built-in screens under proposed updates to the UK Highway Code. The changes will say drivers must be ready to…

Russia stands for talks with Ukraine — Lavrov

© Russian Foreign Ministry/TASS MOSCOW, April 11. /TASS/. Moscow stands for talks with Kiev, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday. “President [of Russia Vladimir] Putin has repeatedly stressed…

Europeans reimpose restrictions as omicron sweeps continent

LONDON (AP) — Nations across Europe are moving to reimpose tougher measures to stem a new wave of COVID-19 infections spurred by the highly transmissible omicron variant, triggering calls for protests from…

Shell plans to move headquarters to the UK

Royal Dutch Shell has announced a plan to move its headquarters to the UK as part of proposals to simplify the company’s structure. The oil giant will ask shareholders to…

COP26: Coal compromise as leaders near climate deal

A draft agreement at the COP26 climate summit has watered down commitments to end the use of coal and other fossil fuels, as countries race to reach a deal after…

Inside Nigeria’s unregulated human egg industry

Aljazeera – It was a hot afternoon in October 2019, and 22-year-old Joan* had just been crying in a ward of a private hospital in Mokola, a neighbourhood of Ibadan…

Germany’s centre-left secures narrow win in end-of-era election

Aljazeera – Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have secured a narrow win over outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives in national elections with party leader Olaf Scholz claiming a “clear mandate”…

Sudan’s PM says coup plotters were military, non-military

Aljazeera – Sudan’s prime minister Abdalla Hamdok says Tuesday’s coup attempt was organised by elements in and outside the military establishment. He added that previous attempts to create insecurity, especially…

Profile: Mohammad Hasan Akhund, the head of Taliban government

Aljazeera – The Taliban have named Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund to lead their new interim government, nearly three weeks after the group seized control of the country. Mullah Akhund is…

El Salvador leads world in adopting bitcoin as official currency

SAN SALVADOR, Sept 7 (Reuters) – El Salvador on Tuesday became the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, a real-world experiment proponents say will lower commission costs for…