English News

English News

Olena Zelenska: We will endure

Olena Zelenska: We will endure

DirectorNov 29, 2022

Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska tells the BBC that Ukraine will endure this coming winter despite the cold and the blackouts caused by Russian missiles, and will keep fighting what she describes as a war of world views, because «without victory there can be no peace». We meet in a storied city…

Just how harsh is winter in Ukraine?

Just how harsh is winter in Ukraine?

DirectorNov 29, 2022

Ukraine has certainly seen the winter weather bite recently and there is no sign of that freezing grip disappearing. The average temperature in Kyiv at the end of November is around 2C. But, over the coming week the daytime maximum temperature will struggle to get above freezing with forecasts of -5C up…

Americans support marijuana legalization, but many of their political leaders do not

Americans support marijuana legalization, but many of their political leaders do not

DirectorNov 23, 2022

A decade ago, no American lived in a state where marijuana was legal to smoke, vape or eat recreationally. Today, nearly half of Americans do or will soon: Voters approved legalization ballot measures this month in Maryland and Missouri, bringing the number of states allowing any adult use to 21. Legalization may not make major…

Amateur historian discovers 600-year-old English coin in Newfoundland

Amateur historian discovers 600-year-old English coin in Newfoundland

DirectorNov 15, 2022

The discovery of a rare gold coin on the south coast of Newfoundland, Canada, may challenge traditional historical narratives about the timing of European contact in the region, as it predates explorer John Cabot’s arrival on the island by at least 70 years. In a press release last week, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador…

Rep. Andy Biggs confirms he will challenge McCarthy to lead House GOP conference

Rep. Andy Biggs confirms he will challenge McCarthy to lead House GOP conference

DirectorNov 15, 2022

Rep. Andy Biggs confirmed tonight that he will challenge Kevin McCarthy to lead the House GOP conference and possibly become Speaker of the House if Republicans take control of the chamber. «I’m going to be nominated tomorrow to the position of Speaker of the House. We’ll see if we can get the…