Biden’s ambassador to the UN says white supremacy is ‘weaved’ into America’s ‘founding documents’

President Joe Biden‘s ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has said that white supremacy is ‘weaved’ into America’s ‘founding documents’ because of the ‘original sin on slavery’. Speaking on Wednesday, US ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield pledged to prioritize efforts to combat racism both home and abroad. For the US to play an effective … Read more

Pollution: Richest 1% produce DOUBLE the carbon emissions of the poorest 50%, says UN

World’s wealthiest people are ‘elite polluters’: Richest one per cent produce DOUBLE the combined carbon emissions of the poorest 50 per cent, report reveals The report comes from the UK-based Cambridge Sustainability Commission  It was compiled by 31 experts tasked with finding ways to best tackle emissions The panel recommend deterring people from frequent flying … Read more

United Nations blasts UK on ‘war crimes’ bill

UN blasts UK on ‘war crimes’ bill: Bid to curb prosecutions of British soldiers on torture allegations ‘could threaten human rights’ Overseas Operations Bill, would introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’   UN claimed restricting investigations could undermine human rights obligations High commissioner warned the legislation will make the UK less accountable By Henry Martin For … Read more

The Weeknd donates $1m to fight hunger in Ethiopia amid reports of violent conflict in the region

The Weeknd donates $1million to fight hunger in Ethiopia amid reports of violent conflict in the region By Kelby Vera For Dailymail.com Published: 19:08 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 19:24 BST, 4 April 2021 The Weeknd has donated $1million to United Nations World Food Programme to help fight famine in Ethiopia. The Grammy-winner said he … Read more

UN official says Myanmar’s military junta is committing ‘mass murder’ after 114 people were killed

A United Nations official has accused Myanmar’s military of committing mass murder after security forces shot and killed more than 100 people on Saturday.      Tom Andrews, the UN Special Rapporteur for human rights in Myanmar reiterated calls for the international community to do more to stop the bloodshed, saying ‘robust, coordinated action’ is required as ‘words … Read more

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: It’s official: If you’re over 60, you’re HAPPIER than ever! 

What is happiness? It’s one of those questions that’s vexed great minds down the ages, including the Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz, who famously said: ‘Happiness is a warm puppy.’ I hate to contradict one of my favourite philosophers but, thanks to the World Happiness Report, produced every March by the United Nations Development Network, … Read more

UN chief says UK foreign aid cut ‘is balancing books on the backs of the starving’

UN chief accuses UK of ‘balancing the books on the backs of the starving’ by cutting aid spending to Yemen Mark Lowcock said UK cut to Yemen is ‘balancing books on back of the starving’ UN humanitarian official used to run Department for International Development UK announced aid spending trimmed to 0.5% of national income … Read more

Nadiya Hussain fronts campaign urging Bangladeshis in Britain to get their Covid jabs

GBBO star Nadiya Hussain fronts campaign urging Bangladeshis in Britain to get their Covid jabs amid hesitancy and low uptake of the vaccine within the community Nadiya Hussain has joined NHS in a bid to tackle hesitancy surrounding the jab  She was joined by Asma Khan from the Chef’s Table and MasterChef’s Dr Saliha NHS data … Read more

The UN says UAE has still not provided any proof kidnapped Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa is alive

The UN said Friday it was yet to see evidence from the United Arab Emirates that Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa was still alive, a fortnight after seeking proof. The United Nations Human Rights Office had asked for evidence about the daughter of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum after the BBC broadcast a video shot … Read more