Six weeks before the private education giant’s collapse, its executive chairman sent an urgent letter to the Federal Education Minister demanding immediate access to taxpayer funding and accusing the department of threatening its existence.
Governor dismisses mental health concerns, and his own views on death penalty, as he denies clemency petition
A Virginia man who killed a hospital security guard and a sheriff’s deputy after escaping from custody in 2006 has been executed after an unsuccessful campaign to spare the inmate’s life over concerns about his mental health.
William Morva, 35, was pronounced dead at 9.15pm on Thursday after a lethal injection at Greensville correctional center in Jarratt. It was the first execution in Virginia under a new protocol that makes more of the lethal injection procedure secret.
Plans for a statue of Margaret Thatcher are shelved, while business leaders want a Brexit delay.
The billionaire founder of Tesla holds a press conference with South Australian premier Jay Weatherill to announce the building of the world’s largest lithium ion battery to store renewable energy
A recap of the argument Trump continues to reject.
US and Russian presidents prepare for debut meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit – and the pair are expected to clash over North Korea and Syria
Donald Trump goes into his much-anticipated first encounter with Vladimir Putin on Friday against an inauspicious backdrop, after accusing Russia of acting as a destabilising force determined to test the will of the west.
The two men are to meet on Friday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, where they are likely to clash over North Korea’s successful ballistic missile test and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons.
Just a week after Jay-Z released 4:44 as an exclusive tied to Sprint and his music service Tidal, it's now available more widely. iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play Music and Amazon Music are all offering the album for listening now, with some includin…
The quietly released details confirm previous analysis done for the Guardian, which revealed a bigger rise in emissions than projected
Australia’s official greenhouse gas data, showing a continued increase in emissions, was quietly published on a government website on Friday, after internal government correspondence showed it had been held back from release for more than a month.
The figures broadly confirm independent analysis done exclusively for Guardian Australia by consultants at NDEVR Environmental, published last month. Those projections proved about 98% accurate, with emissions rising by even more than was projected.
Though the pay dispute in Australia threatens to ruin the upcoming Ashes series, some greats of English cricket have offered support to the Aussie players for “sticking tight”.
Every important Republican leader expected Democrat Hillary Clinton to win, and that left Republicans paralyzed about how to proceed when she didn’t.