Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO

‘Uber continues to grow, and it’s fair to say it dominates the taxi-hailing market, but the company’s success is built on sand,’ said analyst Alyssa Altman. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Uber lost more than $1bn in the first three months …

Photos: A state of limbo for rejected asylum seekers in Denmark

A marker on the road points toward Kaershovedgaard. “You can’t just pick and choose in Denmark. That is why we need to put pressure on these people to take responsibility and return home. They are not entitled to be here,” …

Gatecrasher Tottenham Take on Storied Liverpool in CL Final

Familiar territory for Liverpool. So very unfamiliar for Tottenham. The second all-English Champions League final in history pits one of Europe's most successful clubs against a side unexpectedly gatecrashing the continent's elite. After losing last year's final to Real Madrid, …

‘Striptease’ Skater Tuktamysheva Heats Up the Ice in Japan With New Look

Russian figure skating star Elizaveta Tuktamysheva shared the most recent photos of her Tour Fantasy on ice with her audience of 152 thousand on Instagram. “Tour Fantasy on ice is continued. Makuhari is done✅, thanx for the warm welcome,” the …

More than 1,000 Migrants Detained After Trying to Cross US Border Illegally

A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking the largest single group Border Patrol has ever taken into custody at once. …

Teacher made African-American students act as slaves

The teacher asked all of the African-American students in each class to raise their hands and then instructed them to go stand in the hallway, where the teacher placed imaginary chains on their necks, wrists and ankles. iStock New York, …

Will provide energetic response to Trump’s planned tariffs: Mexico

File Image Mexico on Thursday pledged to provide an “energetic response” to US President Donald Trump’s planned tariff hikes on Mexican imports. “It would be catastrophic if Trump lived up to his threat of introducing tariffs over migration. That is …

Sajid Javid accused of ‘human fly-tipping’ in Shamima Begum case

Sajid Javid ‘took a British problem and illegally dumped it on our innocent international neighbours’, according to Mohammed Akunjee’s letter. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters A lawyer for Shamima Begum’s family has accused Sajid Javid of cancelling the citizenship of the teenager …

Motorists’ mobile phone use is today’s ‘drink-driving’, authorities say

Motorists of all ages are failing to heed the danger of using a mobile phone while driving. Photograph: Alex Segre/Alamy Stock Photo Motorists on their phones is the “drink-driving” of this generation, with the distraction being under-reported in crash statistics, …

Iran aimed at oil markets with UAE ship attacks: Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (Photo: IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Iran was trying to raise the price of oil when it allegedly attacked oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. …