Juice WRLD: Legends Never Die review

Juice WRLD’s posthumous album opens with the devil closing in. On Conversations, the rapper is avoiding a tête-à-tête with the arch fiend himself, a manifestation of sin and lurking temptation. Across a four-song suite that sets the tone of Legends…

Juice WRLD: Legends Never Die review

Juice WRLD’s posthumous album opens with the devil closing in. On Conversations, the rapper is avoiding a tête-à-tête with the arch fiend himself, a manifestation of sin and lurking temptation. Across a four-song suite that sets the tone of Legends…

Bereaved urge EU chief to supervise coronavirus inquiry

Relatives of coronavirus victims in Italy have urged the European commission president to supervise an investigation into the deaths, as 100 new cases were submitted to prosecutors on Monday. In a letter to Ursula von der Leyen, the legal commission…

Syrians take to streets under Russia’s watchful eye

There is no one in Syria quite like Ahmed al-Awda, a former rebel commander now on the payroll of Bashar al-Assad’s Russian allies. To some, he is a traitor who cut a deal when Deraa province, his home, fell to…

Police tear down anti-Netanyahu protest camp

Israeli police have clashed with protesters outside Benjamin Netanyahu’s house, as the embattled prime minister faces heightened criticism for alleged corruption and his government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Jerusalem municipal officials, accompanied by police, arrived outside the premier’s residence…

Johnnie Walker maker creates plastic-free paper-based spirits bottle

The multinational drinks company Diageo says it has created the world’s first paper-based spirits bottle that is 100% plastic-free. The company said it was aiming to launch the bottle early next year with its Johnnie Walker whisky brand in one…

Gold trade body urged to suspend refinery over alleged abuses in Tanzania

A corporate watchdog is calling for the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) to suspend the membership of one of the world’s biggest gold refineries for its alleged failure to act over claims of human rights and environmental abuses at a…

The Tories’ latest Brexit plans expose frictionless trade as a fiction

When Boris Johnson sold Brexit to the British electorate in 2016, his pledge was that it would be “frictionless”. Just how monumental this deceit was is now becoming apparent. You cannot leave a single market across a frictionless border –…

Work begins in Lincolnshire on world’s longest subsea power cable

Construction work has begun in Lincolnshire on the world’s longest subsea power cable, which will run between Britain and Denmark to share renewable energy between the two countries. The 475-mile (765km) cable is a joint-venture between National Grid in the…

Care workers to be excluded from fast-track system for health sector

The government has set out further details of its post-Brexit immigration system, which will now include a fast-track arrangement for health workers, although care staff will not be eligible, and the same minimum salary thresholds remain in place. The 130-page…