Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he's now more than 'technically alive'

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning but that he at first felt despair over his condition. Navalny, the most visible opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, fell ill on a domestic flight to Moscow…

World's largest fish are females

Male and female whale sharks — filter-feeding marine behemoths — grow at different rates, with females doing so more slowly but getting much larger than the guys, according to research that offers deeper insight into the biology of Earth's largest fish. Researchers said on Wednesday they had tracked the growth of 54 whale sharks over a 10-year…

Crackdown on QAnon conspiracy content is working, Twitter says

Technology & ScienceTwitter said Thursday it has reduced impressions on QAnon-related tweets by more than 50 per cent through its "work to deamplify content and accounts" associated with the conspiracy theory.Impressions of 'unhealthy and harmful' content down by half, company saysCBC News · Posted: Sep 17, 2020 4:53 PM ET | Last Updated: September 17A man…

'I was preparing myself to be executed': Belarus protesters recall police detention in Minsk

Warning: The story contains graphic imagery. The hideous purple and black bruises on Amir al Haidar's lower back and buttocks were inflicted with such ferocity that he believed he might never recover from them."I was preparing myself to be executed," al Haidar told CBC News. "I was beaten nearly 10 times, maybe more." Al Haidar, 34,…

Brexit domino effect? How Sweden backed following Britain out of EU in damning poll

Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top politics stories again. Invalid emailWe will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights.Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been handed a flurry of resignations amid his controversial Internal Market Bill, which the…

Relaxed Sweden remained most 'normal' European country during lockdown

Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. There is a Swedish elephant in the room. This was really the only country in Europe that didn't lock down on the same scale as everyone else. Schools remained open, Swedes were able to visit bars and restaurants throughout and spring in Stockholm looked a lot more…