Will Biden’s Latino problem cost him the election?

Will Biden’s Latino problem cost him the election?

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump's tough rhetoric against the regime in Havana is popular with Cuban Americans Few observers of US politics will be surprised to hear that recent opinion polls show a tightening presidential race in Florida.This crucial swing state is used to dramatic electoral disputes, a result of its extreme…
South Africa’s Clicks beauty stores raided after ‘racist’ hair advert

South Africa’s Clicks beauty stores raided after ‘racist’ hair advert

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Publishedduration40 minutes agoimage copyrightEFFimage captionEFF party members have forced several Clicks stores across the country to closeProtesters have forced several stores of a South African health and beauty company to close, after it ran a hair advertisement they deemed racist. The Clicks advert had pictures of African hair labelled dry, dull and damaged, while an…
Apple Fitness+ subscription service unveiled alongside Series 6 Watch

Apple Fitness+ subscription service unveiled alongside Series 6 Watch

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By Leo KelionTechnology desk editorPublishedduration6 hours agoimage copyrightAppleimage captionThe Fitness+ service can be viewed on an iPhone, iPad or via an Apple TV set-top boxApple has unveiled a new personalised workout subscription service alongside new smartwatches and tablet computers.Fitness+ collects health data gathered by an Apple Watch and then displays it alongside workout videos shown…
US university professor who posed as black resigns

US university professor who posed as black resigns

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Image copyright Duke University Press Image caption Jessica Krug's work focuses on Africa and the African diaspora A US academic who was being investigated after admitting she lied about being black has resigned, George Washington University has confirmed. Jessica Krug, an associate professor whose work focuses on Africa and the African diaspora, admitted in a…
‘Major incident’ after multiple stabbings in Birmingham

‘Major incident’ after multiple stabbings in Birmingham

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Image copyright @ShauninBrum Image caption Police set up a cordon at the junction of Hurst Street and Bromsgrove Street A number of people have been stabbed in Birmingham city centre and police have since declared a "major incident".West Midlands Police said they were called to reports of a stabbing at around 00:30 BST on Sunday.A…
Djokovic defaulted in US Open match

Djokovic defaulted in US Open match

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Novak Djokovic checked on the line judge after hitting her with a ball at 6-5 down in the first setVenue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 31 Aug-13 SeptCoverage: Selected live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website and app.Top seed Novak Djokovic has been disqualified…
Journalist ‘endangered national security’ – China

Journalist ‘endangered national security’ – China

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It is unclear what "criminal activity" Cheng Lei has allegedly committed An Australian journalist detained in China for weeks is being held on national security grounds, China has said.Cheng Lei, a presenter for China Global Television Network (CGTN), is suspected of "criminal activity endangering China's national security".She has been…
EU says one in eight deaths is linked to pollution

EU says one in eight deaths is linked to pollution

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Publishedduration5 hours agomedia captionNitrogen dioxide air pollution 5-10 January (sequence is played twice)One in every eight deaths in Europe can be linked to pollution, according to a new report by the EU's environment agency (EEA).It said factors such as air and noise pollution, as well as poor water quality and exposure to chemicals, contributed to…
Michael Cohen’s book: ANC blasts ‘divisive’ Trump over Mandela

Michael Cohen’s book: ANC blasts ‘divisive’ Trump over Mandela

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Publishedduration2 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionNelson Mandela became South Africa's first democratically elected president in 1994South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) has called US President Donald Trump "divisive, misogynistic and disrespectful" in response to reports that he was dismissive about Nelson Mandela, the country's first black president.Mr Trump said the Nobel Peace Prize winner…
Apple fires back in Fortnite App Store battle

Apple fires back in Fortnite App Store battle

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Fortnite and Apple have been locked in legal battle since August Apple has fired back against claims by the maker of the Fortnite game that its control of the App Store gives it a monopoly.In a response to the August lawsuit filed by Epic Games, Apple called those arguments "self-righteous"…