Current Events RSS Feed

The following are current news stories at the several recommended sites on your Current Events Article Review assignment.  These may or may not apply to the current unit being studied in class, but will serve as a good base point.  Be aware that only the top five news stories from each source are displayed – many more things are currently happening in the world right now!

New York Times

The Guardian

  • Labour aims to win back voters across Scotland with byelection success September 29, 2023
    Rutherglen and Hamilton West is a must-win seat for Keir Starmer – as it is for an SNP fighting to stay in powerAs scores of Labour activists queued up for Keir Starmer’s final rallying speech before next week’s Rutherglen and Hamilton West byelection, another queue was forming at the church next door.Inside the church hall in Burnbank, two volunteers, Alex […]
    Severin Carrell Scotland editor
  • Congress scrambles to avoid shutdown; California’s Feinstein dies at 90 – US politics live September 29, 2023
    With less than 48 hours before a potential shutdown, there’s no sign of a deal to keep the government open; Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving female senator in US history, has died at age 90Joe Biden is out with a statement remembering Dianne Feinstein, who he crossed paths with during his time in the Senate:Senator Dianne Feinstein was a pioneering Amer […]
    Chris Stein
  • Russia-Ukraine war live: Putin meets former Wagner commander Andrei Troshev September 29, 2023
    Russian president meets former top commander for mercenary group in latest attempt to show state has gained control over WagnerRussia-Ukraine war at a glanceThe Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, said on Friday that “very difficult questions” would need to be answered before the EU could start membership talks with Ukraine.EU countries are due to decide […]
    Yohannes Lowe (now); Martin Belam and Helen Sullivan (earlier)
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein, trailblazer for women in US politics, dies aged 90 September 29, 2023
    Death of longest-serving female US senator, who was due to retire at end of her term next year, has weighty political implicationsDianne Feinstein, the oldest serving member of the US Senate who blazed a trail for women in American politics, has died. She was 90.“Sadly, Senator Feinstein passed away last night at her home in Washington DC,” her chief of staf […]
    Martin Pengelly and David Smith in Washington
  • Spanish People’s party leader fails in bid to become prime minister – as it happened September 29, 2023
    This live blog is now closed, you can read more on this story hereAs expected, socialist MP Óscar Puente did not mince his words – or as the Spanish idiom has it, there are no hairs on his tongue.“Mr Feijóo, you entered this chamber as leader of the opposition, and as the newspapers have it, you’ll leave it having become the leader of the opposition. But you […]
    Lili Bayer in Brussels

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