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.
21 Aug 2022
The Idaho Supreme Court has rejected a bid by abortion rights advocates to prevent a near-total ban from taking effect later this month. The criminalization of all abortions will take effect later this month.
26 Feb 2022
The "Uprising of the Last Generation" group sought to block access to airports in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich in protest of food waste in Germany.
5 Jul 2021
A controlled explosion brings down the unstable remains of the collapsed apartment block in Florida late Sunday ahead of a threatening tropical storm as rescuers prepare to resume searching for victims.
25 Jun 2021
Video footage taken by a local resident shows a large portion of a 12-story building in the town of Surfside -- just north of Miami Beach -- reduced to rubble, with the apartments' interiors exposed, sparking a major emergency response. It was unclear how many people lived in the building or who had been inside at the time, but local news station NBC 6 South Florida reported that firefighters pulled one boy from the rubble alive.
10 Mar 2021
Italy's blocking of coronavirus jabs from being shipped to Australia was not necessarily a "one-off," European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen says. She blames AstraZeneca for failing to meet its delivery targets.
15 Oct 2020
The platforms said the move was to reduce the spread of misinformation, while conservatives called it censorship. Users attempting to share the story on Twitter were met with a warning that it was "potentially harmful."
27 Sep 2020
Rio de Janeiro residents struggle to make their way through waterlogged streets as torrential rains hit neighbourhoods to the south of the Brazilian city, where high water prompts road closures and leaves cars stranded.
2 Sep 2020
As the world continues to battle the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, health experts and the NCDC have advised the compulsory use of face masks as an additional layer of physical distancing to help block the spread of respiratory droplets from person to person.
30 Jun 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.
16 Jan 2020
Twitter is testing a new feature that will block all replies so that users can control who replies to their posts, or block replies entirely.
1 Nov 2019
Twitter has banned political advertising on its platform. The company's chief executive said on Wednesday, as social media platforms face pressure to block attempts to steer elections with false information.