Life on Venus? Astronomers See Phosphine Signal in Its Clouds

On such worlds, “as far as we can tell, only life can make phosphine,” Dr. Sousa-Silva said. She has long studied the gas, on the theory that finding it being emitted from rocky planets that orbit distant stars could be proof that life exists elsewhere in the Milky Way. Here on Earth, phosphine is found […]

US Gulf Coast residents brace for slow-moving Hurricane Sally | News

US Gulf Coast residents brace for slow-moving Hurricane Sally | News https://www.duzline.com

Storm-weary United States Gulf Coast residents prepared for a new weather onslaught on Monday as Tropical Storm Sally slowly churned towards them, with forecasters predicting it would make landfall as a hurricane. “The bottom line continues to be that Sally is expected to be a dangerous slow-moving hurricane near the coast of southeastern Louisiana, Mississippi […]

Portugal: Deadly racism, far-right growth draw global concern | Far Right

Portugal: Deadly racism, far-right growth draw global concern | Far Right https://www.duzline.com

Just over a month ago, Mamadou Ba was having dinner with friends when he received an email warning of “measures” against him and his family if he failed to “terminate political functions and leave Portuguese territory” within 48 hours. There were nine other recipients, including three members of Parliament. “This isn’t something particularly new for […]

Israel ties that bind: What is the US giving Gulf Arab states? | UAE News

Israel ties that bind: What is the US giving Gulf Arab states? | UAE News https://www.duzline.com

Representatives of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Israel, and United States governments will converge in Washington, DC on Tuesday to sign historic normalisation accords between the Gulf nations and Israel.  The UAE agreement, announced in August and since dubbed the “Abraham Accords” by White House officials, makes the UAE the third Arab country and first […]

US election live updates: Trump, Biden face off on climate change | USA News

US election live updates: Trump, Biden face off on climate change | USA News https://www.duzline.com

United States President Donald Trump heads to fire-ravaged California on Monday, as Democratic Candidate Joe Biden speaks on west coast wildfires, and climate change, in Delaware. Kamala Harris hosts virtual fundraisers with Hillary Clinton, Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler  Mike Pence campaigns in Janesville, Wisconsin […]

Will Putin and the ghost of the USSR save Lukashenko’s Belarus? | Russia News

Will Putin and the ghost of the USSR save Lukashenko’s Belarus? | Russia News https://www.duzline.com

Few ex-Soviet nations have been more dependent on Russia – economically, politically, even linguistically – than Belarus. And no one has done more to create this dependence and make it almost irreversible than five-time Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. “Russia always was, is and will be our closest ally, no matter who is in power in […]

Covid-19 News: Live Updates – The New York Times

Trump supporters gather indoors as journalists ask why he played down the virus. President Trump on Sunday held a campaign rally indoors for the first time since late June, when he appeared at an event in Tulsa, Okla., that was later blamed for a surge in coronavirus cases in the area. The rally on Sunday […]

India student leader arrested for alleged role in Delhi riots | News

India student leader arrested for alleged role in Delhi riots | News https://www.duzline.com

A student leader in India has been arrested for his alleged role in the deadly violence that broke out in the capital New Delhi in February, a move activists have dubbed “a witch-hunt exercise”. Umar Khalid, 33, was arrested on Sunday night under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with the violence […]

Yoshihide Suga: From cardboard factory worker to leader of Japan | News

Yoshihide Suga: From cardboard factory worker to leader of Japan | News https://www.duzline.com

Japan’s governing party members have elected Yoshihide Suga as its new leader, making him all but certain to become the country’s next prime minister. Given the Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) legislative majority, the current chief cabinet secretary is expected to handily win a parliamentary vote on Wednesday and succeed Shinzo Abe, who is stepping down as […]

Navalny allies make rare Siberia gains in Russia regional polls | News

Navalny allies make rare Siberia gains in Russia regional polls | News https://www.duzline.com

Russia’s ruling party is on course for a series of local election wins, but also looks set to suffer some setbacks as allies of poisoned Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny scored rare victories in city council votes in Siberia. Coming a year before parliamentary elections, the local polls were seen as a major test for the United […]

Is the climate crisis creating a mental health crisis? | Mental health

Is the climate crisis creating a mental health crisis? | Mental health https://www.duzline.com

Psychiatrist Dr Lise Van Susteren did not expect to be allowed into a public hearing of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency responsible for regulating interstate energy transmission across the United States. She had interrupted a FERC meeting before, which typically results in being barred from entering again. But to her surprise, she […]

How Old Is This Ancient Vision of the Stars?

The Nebra sky disk has been hailed as the oldest known representation of the cosmos. Uncovered by looters in 1999 and then recovered in a sting by archaeologists and law enforcement a few years later, the ancient bronze artifact, inlaid with gold decorations of the night sky, has provoked heated debates. Now, a pair of […]

Coronavirus: Care homes in England warned of rise in infections

Coronavirus: Care homes in England warned of rise in infections https://www.duzline.com

Image copyright Getty Images The government has written to care home providers in England to warn them of a rise in new coronavirus infections within the sector. A letter from the Department of Health urged care bosses to take “necessary action to prevent and limit outbreaks”. Cases were mainly among staff but risked spreading to […]

David Tennant says TV drama Des ‘does not celebrate’ killer Dennis Nilsen

David Tennant says TV drama Des ‘does not celebrate’ killer Dennis Nilsen https://www.duzline.com

Image copyright ITV Image caption In playing Dennis Nilsen, David Tennant says he tried to “illuminate the unilluminatable” Dennis Nilsen was one of Britain’s most notorious serial killers. David Tennant explains why he played him in a new TV drama as “boring”. The main mystery in any TV drama about a murder – or murders […]

How her own illness led one woman to set up a global firm

How her own illness led one woman to set up a global firm https://www.duzline.com

Image copyright Rob Northway Image caption Jules Miller started to research dietary supplements with her grandfather The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Jules Miller, founder of dietary supplements firm The Nue Co. Jules Miller says she became so ill that she had […]

Vaccine Makers Keep Safety Details Quiet, Alarming Scientists

The morning after the world learned that a closely watched clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine had been halted last week over safety concerns, the company’s chief executive disclosed that a person given the vaccine had experienced serious neurological symptoms. But the remarks weren’t public. Instead, the chief executive, Pascal Soriot of AstraZeneca, spoke at […]

Obituary: Sir Terence Conran – BBC News

Obituary: Sir Terence Conran – BBC News https://www.duzline.com

Image copyright Getty Images Innovative designer Sir Terence Conran and his groundbreaking Habitat stores were as much a part of the swinging 60s as mini-skirts, The Beatles and Mary Quant. Later, he brought the same flair to restaurants and architecture, driven by what seemed to be an inexhaustible store of energy. But his flair for […]

WHO sees record single-day jump in coronavirus cases: Live news | News

WHO sees record single-day jump in coronavirus cases: Live news | News https://www.duzline.com

The World Health Organization has reported a record-breaking number of coronavirus cases worldwide, with at least 307,930 cases confirmed in just one day.  Victoria, the second-most populous state in Australia and the epicentre of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, has reported 35 new cases – the lowest daily rise in three […]

Enfield stabbing: Murder arrest after man’s death

Enfield stabbing: Murder arrest after man’s death https://www.duzline.com

image copyrightGoogle image captionPolice found a 26-year-old man suffering from fatal stab wounds on Holbrook Close, Enfield A man has been stabbed to death on a street in north London. Police found a 26-year-old man suffering from fatal stab wounds in Holbrook Close, Enfield, at about 00.40 BST. His next of kin are aware but […]

Premiership: London Irish 25-40 Worcester Warriors

Premiership: London Irish 25-40 Worcester Warriors https://www.duzline.com

South African scrum-half Francois Hougaard crosses for the first of his two tries London Irish (8) 25 Tries: Loader, Tuisue, Meehan, Homer Con: Jackson Pen: Jackson Worcester (7) 40 Tries: Hougaard 2, Nanai, Lawrence 2, Howe Cons: Weir 5 Worcester secured only their second Premiership win of the year as they sent fellow strugglers London […]

Premiership: Saracens 40-17 Exeter Chiefs – Leaders’ seven-game winning run ends

Premiership: Saracens 40-17 Exeter Chiefs – Leaders’ seven-game winning run ends https://www.duzline.com

Elliott Obatoyinbo scored a spectacular first Premiership try for Saracens Saracens (15) 40 Tries: Segun, Morris, Obatoyinbo, Venter, Boon Cons: Vunipola 3 Pens: Vunipola 3 Exeter Chiefs (5) 17 Tries: Cordero, Witty, Dennis Con: Skinner A second-string Saracens side handed a youthful Exeter Chiefs their first defeat in eight games. Rotimi Segun and Dom Morris […]