Migrant crossings: UK calls on France to work ‘constructively’ on issue after more than 1,000 people crossed Channel in one day last week

The UK government has said it wants to work “constructively” with France on the issue of migrants crossing the Channel after a record number of people reached the country on small boats last week. On Thursday, 1,185 individuals arrived in the UK – a new record for a single day

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Calls for pre-departure tests before travelling to South Island

From RNZ A Covid-19 modeller thinks the Government should make it a requirement for those travelling to the South Island to first provide a negative test result. The top of the South Island has had a Labour Weekend scare with an imported Covid-19 case from the North Island shopping at

Joe Biden calls Xi Jinping as U.S.-China relationship grows more fraught – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden spoke with China’s Xi Jinping on Thursday amid growing frustration on the American side that high-level engagement between the two leaders’ top advisers has been largely unfruitful in the early going of the Biden presidency. Biden initiated the call with Xi, the second between the

Joe Biden POLL: Should ‘feckless’ US President stand down after Afghanistan fiasco?

Calls for impeachment of President Biden over Afghanistan We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info On Thursday,

Afghanistan: Labour calls for urgent action amid claims fleeing Afghans being beaten and raped by Taliban fighters

Labour claims fleeing Afghans, including women and families with children, attempting to leave the country are being shot at, beaten, raped and run over by Taliban fighters. There have been chaotic scenes outside Kabul’s airport every day this week as desperate crowds of Afghans and Western nationals try to flee

Calls for justice at N.C. funeral of Andrew Brown Jr. – The Denver Post

By BEN FINLEY and JONATHAN DREW ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man shot and killed by deputies in North Carolina, with the Rev. Al Sharpton issuing a powerful call for transparency and the release of body camera footage.

Chasing Ghosts: Calls coming in to police after $100K reward offered in Amber-Lee Cruickshank cold case

Police are assessing and considering information that has been put forward by members of the public in the 24 hours since a $100,000 reward was announced in the investigation into the disappearance of Southland toddler Amber-Lee Cruickshank. And they are encouraging anyone else with information to contact them as soon

Calls for probe as dead dolphins wash up near Mauritius oil spill

At least 14 dead dolphins washed up on Mauritius’s shore following an oil spill from a Japanese ship. Greenpeace has called on the government of Mauritius to carry out an “urgent investigation” after several dead dolphins washed up on the island country’s shores, a month after a major oil spill

Trump calls off Florida segment of GOP National Convention

WASHINGTON — Bowing to the coronavirus threat, President Donald Trump has scrapped plans for a four-night Republican National Convention celebration in Florida that had been set to draw more than 10,000 people to a pandemic hot spot to mark his renomination. Trump had already moved the convention’s public events out