The DUP has its ‘blood-red’ line. Does Theresa May dare cross it? | Polly Toynbee | Opinion

As the Brexit war cabinet meets this evening, it may ruefully regard its £1bn bribe to the DUP as money badly spent. As the DUP breaks its promise to back Theresa May’s precarious government, does it really mean to bring her down, or is this its usual braggadocio? In cahoots, the Mogg-Johnson European Reform Group …

Anna Akana Talks Mental Health Misconceptions and Tips

Actress, comedian, and filmmaker Anna Akana is a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention—she’s lived with clinical depression and anxiety for 10 years herself. For ELLE.com, Anna lists the least helpful unsolicited advice she gets about mental illness—from whether her diet might be to blame, to whether she’s all better because she …

Soyuz rocket fails with U.S. and Russian men aboard

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-10 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. (Dmitri Lovetsky/AP) MOSCOW — A Russian rocket carrying an American and a Russian to the International Space Station failed on launch Thursday, forcing …

Nations League: 10 things to look out for in the international matches | Football

1) Montenegro and Serbia make history Twelve years after Montenegro achieved independence and 11 years after they were formally recognised by Fifa, they meet Serbia for the first time. The match is, according to goalkeeper Danijel Petkovic, the biggest in the nation’s history. After two games the teams are level on points at the top …

‘Riverdale’ Season 3 Premiere Recap—Archie Andrews Makes the Ultimate Sacrifice

Warning: Spoilers for the Riverdale season 3 premiere, “Labor Day,” ahead. What a difference a summer makes. One minute you’re hanging by the pool in your stilettos or jumping into leech-infested lakes with your friends, and the next you turn on Riverdale to find redheaded wunderkind Archie Andrews pleading guilty to manslaughter and Betty Cooper’s …

Turkey steps up pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing writer

People hold signs during a protest at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press) By Ayse Wieting, Suzan Fraser and Jon Gambrell | AP October 11 at 3:22 AM ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president increased his pressure on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance …

Inside the psychiatric hospitals and churches of rural China – in pictures | Art and design

A woman with lamb, holding a cross in Shaanxi, 1992 Lu says: ‘My visual treatments are influenced by two great painters, Piero della Francesca and Johannes Vermeer. Francesca’s works have a quiet, solemn atmosphere; they have clear spatial structure and the figuration is unassuming yet powerful. Vermeer’s pictures portray simple settings that are serene yet …

Doctors say refugees banished to Nauru are suicidal

CANBERRA, Australia — Humanitarian medical professionals expelled from Nauru said on Thursday asylum seekers that Australia had banished to the tiny Pacific atoll were suicidal and their children have lost hope. The Nauru government forced Doctors Without Borders out of the country last week, abruptly ending their free medical care for asylum seekers refugees and …

World stock markets dive as Trump attacks ‘crazy’ US rate hikes | Business

A jittery, volatile week on global financial markets has burst into a frenzy of selling, triggered by heavy losses on Wall Street and comments by Donald Trump describing US interest rate hikes as “crazy”. The Nikkei index in Tokyo fell by almost 4% on Thursday, while in Hong Kong the index was down 3.25% and …