Biden picks Senator Kamala Harris as US election running mate

Biden picks Senator Kamala Harris as US election running mate Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he has chosen Senator Kamala Harris of California to be his vice-presidential running mate. Harris, 55, is the first Black woman on a major presidential ticket in US history. She is...

Daily News Briefing: UK falls into recession for first time in 11 years

GLOBAL COVID-19 TODAY CORONAVIRUS CASES: 20,525,620 DEATHS: 745,971 RECOVERED: 13,446,405 …………………………………… UK in recession for first time in 11 years  BBC News says the UK has officially fallen into recession for the first time in 11 years due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The economy shrank 20.4% between...

Dramatic gunpoint confrontation ‘Tortured’ British aid worker in Syria arrested again

A dramatic gunpoint confrontation with "his torturer" saw British aid worker Tauqir 'Tox' Sharif being re-arrested in rebel-controlled Idlib in Syria yesterday. Sharif was originally snatched by armed, masked members of the Sunni Islamist militant group, Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, last month and held in prison for 24 days pending trial. After being given...