Police have broken up scores of parties across England and issued hundreds of fines as people ignored orders to stay in and celebrate New Year at home. Gatherings were broken up from Lancashire to Brighton, while in one Essex COVID hotspot officers had objects thrown at them at a large party in a disused church.
The Australian national anthem has been changed to reflect the nation’s “spirit of unity” and its indigenous population, the country’s prime minister has said. The one-word change to Advance Australia Fair, from “For we are young and free” to “For we are one and free” takes effect on Friday. Speaking on New Year’s Eve, Scott
New Year’s Eve celebrations were muted by coronavirus restrictions in London and New York, while countries including Australia and New Zealand welcomed in 2021 with impressive firework displays. Big Ben ushered in 2021 with its chimes in an eerily subdued London, which would typically be packed with swathes of people waiting to watch a dazzling
Multiple police officers stood by for several minutes without offering any first aid to a dying man after he was shot by another officer, bodycam footage released on Thursday has revealed. The video from officers in Columbus, Ohio, appears to show that 47-year-old Andre Hill, who is black, was still alive on the floor of
British-born rapper MF Doom has died at the age of 49, his wife has confirmed. The hip hop star, real name Daniel Dumile, was known for his elusive public image and for performing in a mask inspired by the Marvel Comics supervillain Doctor Doom. His wife Jasmine announced on Thursday that he had died on
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December 31st, 2020 by U.S. Energy Information Administration Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review Originally published on May 28, but a clear highlight of the year. In 2019, U.S. annual energy consumption from renewable sources exceeded coal consumption for the first time since before 1885, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review.
December 31st, 2020 by Rocky Mountain Institute Originally published on RMI.org.By Alisa Petersen, & Mark Silberg As we enthusiastically bid 2020 farewell, for many reasons 2021 is starting to feel like a year to be hopeful. While the rollout of vaccines signal an impending slow-down to the pandemic, recent activity in DC is offering a