Category: News

  • Thousands of Reddit communities “go dark” in protest of API changes

    Today, over 7,000 subreddits have made themselves private — “gone dark” — in protest of new changes to Reddit’s API. An API, or Application Programming Interface, is a way for programs to talk to each other, and Reddit’s is undergoing some big changes.

  • Kaczynski died by suicide, AP states

    Four sources have told the Associated Press that “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski died due to a suicide attempt. The AP reports: Kaczynski, who was 81 and suffering from late-stage cancer, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday. Emergency responders performed CPR and revived him…

  • Sturgeon released without charge, “pending further investigation”

    In an update to today’s story, former First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has been released from police custody without charge. She described the experience as “deeply distressing”, furthering with the following statement: I know that this ongoing investigation is difficult for people, and I am grateful that so many continue to show faith in…

  • Sturgeon arrested as police investigate SNP finances

    Former Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been placed in police custody today, in an investigation into the Scottish National Party’s finances. Police Scotland’s inquest has been titled “Operation Branchform”, an investigation into claims that the SNP misspent £600,000 in party donations intended to fund an independence campaign.

  • Ukraine: Counter-offensive has begun

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has confirmed that the country has begun its long-awaited counter-offensive. Ukrainian troops have begun their advances in Zaporizhzhia and Bakhmut. This comes after the Nova Kakhovka dam was destroyed earlier this week, causing the evacuation of 3,000 Ukrainian civilians.

  • Johnson, key allies resign, triggering by-elections

    Conservative MPs Boris Johnson, Nadine Dorries, and Nigel Adams have resigned over a period of under 24 hours. Former culture secretary Dorries resigned on Friday, ahead of Johnson’s long-awaited resignation honours, for undisclosed reasons. She held an interview with TalkTV about why she resigned. “I can’t reveal everything.

  • Ap Iorwerth set to become next leader of Plaid Cymru

    This article is mirrored from Wikinews. Wikinews is licensed under the CC BY-SA 2.5 license, and this article is therefore also available under that license. You can find the original source here. This is an article to which I was the primary contributor. The last undecided Members of the Welsh Senedd (MSs) for the Plaid…