Manchester airport flights delayed after refuelling power failure

From The Guardian World:   Manchester Flights to Tenerife, Belfast and Milan among 86 cancelled as passengers’ frustration grows Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2 and British Airways flights are affected by the refuelling problem at Manchester airport. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters Dozens of flights were delayed and cancelled at Manchester airport on Sunday

Tories urge leadership contenders to prioritise climate emergency

From The Guardian World:   Conservatives Moderate Conservatives say environmental issues should be at forefront of debate Nicky Morgan said there are huge opportunities for the UK to lead the way in green finance and environmental innovation. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Moderate Conservatives including Nicky Morgan and Amber Rudd are

Morning mail: Labor in turmoil, climate election inquest, Sydney FC triumph

From The Guardian World:   Guardian Australia’s morning mail Morning mail: Labor in turmoil, climate election inquest, Sydney FC triumph Anthony Albanese at the Unity Hall hotel in Balmain on Sunday. Photograph: Dylan Coker/AAP Monday: ALP looks to Albanese or Plibersek amid soul-searching over defeat. Plus: Republican turns on Trump

'No to Nationalism': Huge rallies in Germany before EU vote

From Al Jazeera:   People attend the ‘No to Hate, Yes to Change’ pro-European demonstration, ahead of the EU election, in Berlin [Hannibal Hanschke/ Reuters] Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest against right-wing populism and nationalism, days ahead of a crucial European Parliament vote. The demonstrations

Russia announces unilateral ceasefire by Syrian forces in Idlib

From Al Jazeera:   Syrian government forces intensified their attacks on Idlib, which is home to three million people, late in April [Reuters] The Syrian government forces, backed by Russia, have unilaterally ceased fire in the northwestern Idlib province, the last major rebel-held territory, Moscow’s defence ministry said on Sunday. However,

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog, the New York Times reported on Sunday. FILE

Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist

From The Guardian World:   Huawei Blow as Huawei Technologies will immediately lose access to updates to the Android operating system On Thursday the Trump administration officially added Huawei to a trade blacklist. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software

Sudan's opposition insists on civilian-led transitional authority

From Al Jazeera:   General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, deputy head of the Transition Council, said the military wants ‘a real democracy’ [Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters] Sudanese protest leaders have said they will continue to push for a civilian-led transitional authority during talks with the military council on Sunday. The Freedom and

After the climate election: shellshocked green groups remain resolute

From The Guardian World:   Australian election 2019 Environmentalists rejects suggestions progressive tactics like Stop Adani convoy cost Labor the election Members of the Stop Adani convoy. There are suggestions such tactics may have helped the Coalition in Queensland. Photograph: Matthew Newton The environmental movement drew first blood on election

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist – source

From Reuters Top News:   FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by

Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity – report

From The Guardian World:   Deutsche Bank New York Times releases explosive report on Russia-linked bank Employee says ‘nothing happened’ after she raised concerns Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Michael Probst/AP Several financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared Kushner between 2016 and 2017

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college

From The Guardian World:   Atlanta Robert Smith made pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse College, Martin Luther King’s alma mater Robert F Smith made the announcement in front of nearly 400 graduating seniors, unsurprisingly eliciting the biggest cheers of the morning. Photograph: Mike Stewart/AP A