Elizabeth Warren calls Amazon a ‘monster that has to be fed every minute’ as she pushes to break up the company

Sen. Elizabeth Warren slammed Amazon in a recent CNN interview, renewing her calls to break it up. The lawmaker accused the company of “smashing little businesses before they ever get a foothold.” She cited a Reuters report that revealed Amazon used third-party sellers’ data to copy products. Loading Something is loading. Sen. Elizabeth Warren castigated…

Sir David Amess killing was terrorist incident, Met Police say

By Doug FaulknerBBC NewsImage source, Rex/ShutterstockThe killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess is being treated as a terrorist incident by police.Sir David was stabbed multiple times at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex on Friday.The Metropolitan Police said there was a potential link to Islamist extremism. A 25-year-old British man was arrested at…

Sir David Amess: How a tragic day unfolded

By Matt Murphy & Dominic CascianiBBC NewsImage source, European Pressphoto AgencyThe day started out much like every other Friday morning for Sir David Amess. One of Essex’s most longstanding MPs, he held drop-in meetings for his Southend constituents every second week, in recent years varying the location to meet more of the local residents that…

Trump threatened that Republicans wouldn’t vote in 2022 or 2024. One expert says ‘this is mostly a power play.’

Trump threatened that his voters will stay home in 2022 and 2024 if the GOP doesn’t back election lies. One expert on extremism and democracy told Insider that his statement is “mostly a power play.” The former president has tried this technique before in the Georgia runoffs, which Republicans lost. Loading Something is loading. Nearly…

Easy On Me: Is Adele’s comeback single a Hit or a Miss?

By Mark SavageBBC Music CorrespondentImage source, Simon EmmettImage caption, Easy On Me was co-written with Adele’s frequent collaborator Greg KurstinAfter a slow-burning PR campaign, Adele’s first new music in six years has arrived.Easy On Me, a spare and emotional piano ballad, was released at midnight UK time, offering fans the first glimpse of her “divorce…

Can African tech giant Jumia deliver on its promise?

By Nancy Kacungira In Business Africa Image source, NYSEImage caption, Jumia became the first Africa-focussed tech firm to list on the New York Stock Exchange in April 2019It could not have got off to a much better start for Jumia’s historic stock market listing. The hoopla on the day it became the first Africa-focussed tech…