Boeing hit with $200 million penalty for misleading investors over 737 MAX safety
24 September 2022 | 1:29 pm
US securities officials fined Boeing $200 million over the aviation giant's misleading assurances about the safety of the 737 MAX airplane following two deadly crashes, regulators announced Thursday.
26 Mar 2021
The failed mission by radical Islamist militants in Bangladesh occurred more than 20 years ago, during Sheikh Hasina's first term as prime minister.
28 Mar 2021
Virginia has banned capital punishment, joining 22 other US states. Governor Ralph Northam highlighted racial bias prevalent in the use of the death penalty.
19 May 2021
Rozina Islam has been arrested for alleged theft and photography of sensitive state documents. The award-winning journalist was investigating millions of dollars spent procuring medical equipment during the pandemic.
28 May 2021
Two of the 737 MAX 8 planes crashed within months of each other, killing hundreds. The plane manufacturer has already paid millions in fines related to the model.
15 Jun 2021
The row — one of the longest-running in WTO history — saw the trans-Atlantic allies impose billions of dollars in tariffs. The deal eases a major point of tension between Brussels and Washington, for now.
27 Jun 2021
The two sides have been locked in a row over subsidies for European planemaker Airbus and its US rival Boeing for almost two decades.
21 Jun 2021
Boeing said it hopes to have the new model in service within the next two years. But the company's reputation has been damaged by crashes involving earlier versions of the MAX plane.
26 Jul 2021
Sierra Leone's president said he would sign the abolition of capital punishment, fulfilling a personal campaign pledge. Some 99 people in the country are currently sitting on death row.
13 Oct 2021
Sierra Leone's President, Julius Maada Bio, announces the abolition of the death penalty during a ceremony in Freetown after lawmakers approved the bill to abolish the capital punishment in July. Sierra Leone, which is still recovering after decades of civil war, had frequently come under fire from rights groups for keeping capital punishment on the books. Ninety-four people were living under a death sentence at the end of 2020, according to deputy minister of justice Umaru Napoleon Koroma.
13 Oct 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
22 Oct 2021
October 9th, 2021 was the 40th anniversary of France’s abolition of the death penalty. To mark the occasion, President Emmanuel Macron announced the organisation of a “high-level meeting” at the United Nations starting in early 2022. The meeting’s goal? To “convince” leaders of countries that still use the death penalty of the “urgency of abolishing it”. Robert Badinter, who served as France’s justice minister 40 years ago when the death penalty was abolished, continues to fight for the universal abolition of capital punishment. He speaks to FRANCE 24.
20 Nov 2021
Video shows the 777X taking off almost vertically, then flying above the heads of the curious crowd and almost rolls over at one point (on purpose) as it tries to prove its capabilities at the Dubai Air Show on Nov 17, 2021. The 777X was born as an idea all the way back in 2013. It’s a widebody offshoot of the well-known 777, meant to be about 10 percent more fuel-efficient, and 10 percent cheaper to operate than a similar plane made by the company’s competitors.
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The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft's planned $69 billion takeover of video game company Activision Blizzard, saying it could suppress competitors to Microsoft's Xbox game consoles and its growing games subscription business.
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The execution of an Iranian man on Thursday, the first linked to nationwide protests since September, has drawn sharp Western criticism. The UK also announced sanctions against individuals linked to Iran's judiciary.
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Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a run-off vote in Georgia. It was the final Senate seat left undecided from the 2022 midterms. While the Democrats already held the majority, Warnock's victory now gives the party an outright, 51-seat hold on the Senate.
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Out to prove they can compete with Europe's elite, Bayern Munich's women celebrated a famous victory in front of a record-breaking crowd. The defeat of Barcelona shows progress continues to be made on and off the pitch.
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Former teacher Christopher Dawson was sentenced to 24 years in Australia for killing his wife Lynette Dawson in 1982 so that he could pursue an affair with his teenage student.
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From its numerous controversies to its diplomatic match-ups, the World Cup in Qatar has been a gold mine for anyone interested in the intersection between sports and diplomacy.