BP underlying profits soar to 10-year high of $6.2bn amid mounting calls for energy windfall tax

BP underlying profits soar to 10-year high of $6.2bn amid mounting calls for energy windfall tax

The oil giant posted a quarterly loss after quitting its stake in Russian producer Rosneft BP has recorded its highest underlying profits for more than a decade after oil and gas prices soared. The oil giant doubled its underlying replacement cost profits from $2.6billion (£2.1billion) a year ago to $6.2billion (£5billion), beating analyst’s expectations. Analysts had […]

Doctor Strange actress Zara Phythian and her husband ‘had sex with 13-year-old girl’

Doctor Strange actress Zara Phythian and her husband ‘had sex with 13-year-old girl’

Woman says Marke allegedly threatened to smash her kneecaps if she told anyone Doctor Strange actor Zara Phythian has been accused of numerous sex offences along with her husband Victor Marke, including having sex with a 13-year-old girl after grooming her. The couple are accused of 14 joint charges of sexual activity with the child, who […]

Climate Change Is Killing Her Country. Who Will Decide if It Lives?

Climate Change Is Killing Her Country. Who Will Decide if It Lives?

We’re on the front of the front lines of vulnerability,” says Tina Stege. She would know: Stege is the climate envoy for the Marshall Islands, a country of roughly 60,000 people spread mostly among coral atolls halfway between Hawaii and Australia that is facing an imminent existential threat from climate change. In the Marshalls, sea-level rise has […]

Dropping Indoor Mask Mandate, New York Joins Blue

Dropping Indoor Mask Mandate, New York Joins Blue

After a scare in November, New Jersey’s governor and other Democratic leaders held back-channel talks over lifting mandates and helping voters impatient with restrictions reclaim a sense of normalcy. By Lisa Lerer, Luis Ferrer sad urns and Astead W. HerndonFeb. 8, 2022 Gov. Kathy Hochul will drop New York’s stringent indoor mask mandate on Wednesday, ending a requirement that […]

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