Trudeau seeks to put blackface scandal behind him

Trudeau seeks to put blackface scandal behind him

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"Round to the nearest five" - Voter confronts Trudeau over blackfaceCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has sought to put the blackface scandal behind him with an announcement on gun control as he seeks re-election. Flanked by cabinet ministers he said his party would ban military-style assault rifles…
Climate protests in cities across the world

Climate protests in cities across the world

Millions of people have been protesting across the world, calling for action to tackle climate change.The rallies for "climate strike" day have been led by schoolchildren and was sparked by teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg.
Prince Andrew ‘was an abuser’ – Epstein accuser

Prince Andrew ‘was an abuser’ – Epstein accuser

Image copyright NBC Image caption Virginia Giuffre said she was "trafficked" to Prince Andrew An American woman who says she had sex with Prince Andrew as a 17-year-old has told NBC News that she was "trafficked" to the prince.Virginia Giuffre described him to the US TV network as "an abuser" and "a participant". She has…
Voter confronts Trudeau over blackface

Voter confronts Trudeau over blackface

Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video Canada's PM was asked if he could round the number of times he wore blackface to the nearest five. The town hall event took place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, following the release of old photos depicting the leader wearing blackface make-up. 20 Sep 2019 Go to…
New York mayor pulls out of presidential race

New York mayor pulls out of presidential race

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr de Blasio said he felt he had contributed all he could to the Democratic primary election New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced he is pulling out of the Democratic race for the White House."I feel like I have contributed all I can to this primary election,…
Australian PM awaits rare Trump White House honour

Australian PM awaits rare Trump White House honour

Image copyright Twitter/ Dan Scavino Image caption The two conservatives met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka US President Donald Trump will host Australian PM Scott Morrison for an official week-long visit which includes a state dinner at the White House.Mr Morrison is also due to attend the UN General Assembly meeting…
Activist in hiding flees Pakistan for the US

Activist in hiding flees Pakistan for the US

Image copyright Aware Girls Image caption Ms Ismail has been an outspoken critic of human rights abuses since the age of 16 A prominent Pakistani human rights activist, Gulalai Ismail, has fled to the US, after months in hiding.In a statement she said: "The last few months have been awful. I have been threatened, harassed,…
Firms make climate vows as calls for action grow

Firms make climate vows as calls for action grow

Image copyright Getty Images Some of the world's largest firms including Amazon and Google have committed to big-spending green energy plans as calls for climate action increase. Amazon has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2040 and Google said it would make record renewable energy purchases. The announcements coincide with a day of climate action…
Brexit secretary to meet EU’s chief negotiator

Brexit secretary to meet EU’s chief negotiator

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Jean-Claude Juncker said his meeting with Boris Johnson this week was "rather positive" Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is to hold talks with the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, later. It comes after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said a new Brexit deal could still be reached before the 31…

Global Climate Strike: Latest updates

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