A non-partisan group supporting more youth participation in elections registered more than 55,000 young Texans to vote this year.
- The Telegraph
Welcome to your early-morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering on Sunday. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free. 1. Lord Frost tells EU to stop sulking over Brexit and make a success of it Brussels must stop sulking over the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and work to make Brexit a success, Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser has said. Lord Frost says the EU should “shake off any remaining ill will towards us for leaving, and instead build a friendly relationship, between sovereign equals”. Read the full story. 2. Duchess of Sussex 'called all the PR shots', say royal sources The Duchess of Sussex “called all the shots” when it came to managing her own media, royal sources have said, casting doubt on her claim she could not be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey three years ago. Multiple royal sources have told The Telegraph the 39-year-old former actress “had full control” over her media interviews and had personally forged relationships not only with Ms Winfrey, but also other powerful industry figures including Vogue editor Edward Enninful. Read the full story. 3. Concern quick-result tests on pupils will give too many false positives Children may be wrongly kept off school because there is a risk that the "majority" of positive cases detected by the Government's lateral flow tests "could be false positives", experts have warned. Ministers have distributed 57 million of the tests to schools in England as Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday declared the reopening of classrooms a "truly national effort to beat this virus". Read the full story. 4. Nigel Farage quits politics - and this time he means it Brexit is done - and so is Nigel Farage. The former leader of the UK Independence Party and the Brexit Party, credited even by his sharpest critics as the most influential politician of the past two decades, has finally quit politics. And this time it is for good. In an interview with this weekend’s Chopper’s Politics podcast, Mr Farage announces he is resigning as leader of the Reform Party and turning his back on politics after three decades of political street fighting. Read the full story. 5. Tony Blair dismissed pandemic fears as 'panpanics' and did 'minimum' to prepare for flu crisis Tony Blair dismissed fears of a coronavirus crisis as a “panpanic” when he was prime minister and admitted that he would try to “do the minimum we could with the minimum expenditure” to prepare. The former Labour prime minister, who now runs a series of not-for-profit bodies, has won plaudits for the way his ideas have become government policy in tackling the Covid-19 crisis. Read the full story. Stay up-to-date with breaking news and the latest politics from The Telegraph throughout the day.
- The Independent
‘I’m so confused’: People baffled as Kevin McCarthy reads Green Eggs and Ham in protest at pulling of Seuss books
‘Democrats are passing Covid relief And Republicans are reading Dr Seuss’ says one reply
- The Independent
Tucker Carlson calls QAnon supporters ‘gentle’ patriots a week after suggesting the conspiracy didn’t exist
‘Do you ever notice how all the scary internet conspiracy theorists – the radical QAnon people ... they’re all kind of gentle people now waving American flags?’
Indian farmers began gathering on Saturday to block a six-lane expressway outside New Delhi to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets, to add pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. Farmers young and old headed in cars, trucks and tractors to the highway for a five-hour roadblock to oppose three farm laws enacted in September 2020 they say hurt them by opening up the agriculture sector to private players. Modi has called the laws much-needed reforms for the country's vast and antiquated agriculture sector, and painted the protests as politically motivated.
- LA Times
Oprah Winfrey's highly anticipated interview with Prince Harry and Meghan airs Sunday. Winfrey promises it's a 'shocking' tell-all with the couple.
- Business Insider
Trump sued for 'incitement to riot' and terrorism over Capitol attack by House Democrat who served as impeachment manager
"Trump directly incited the violence at the Capitol ... and then watched approvingly as the building was overrun," the suit states.
- FOX News Videos
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., criticizes the president’s immigration policies on ‘The Faulkner Focus.’
- USA TODAY
A House manager in Donald Trump's second impeachment trial filed suit Friday, alleging conspiracy to violate civil rights, inciting a riot, more.
- FOX News Videos
Rep. Michael Guest, R-Miss., tells ‘Fox News Live’ the current situation at the U.S. southern border is a ‘crisis’ developing as a result of Biden’s immigration policies.
- Reuters Videos
Australian broadcaster SBS said it was suspending the broadcast of Chinese TV news services CGTN and CCTV after receiving a human rights complaint.An SBS spokesman told Reuters that programmes would not air on Saturday (March 6) and that SBS was reviewing a complaint from a human rights organization.A 15-minute CGTN English news service and 30-minute CCTV Mandarin language service had been part of SBS programming. A story on the SBS News website said human rights organization Safeguard Defenders wrote to SBS after Britain's media regulator revoked the licence of CGTN due to "serious non-compliance offences".SBS reported the letter from Safeguard Defenders as saying the CCTV broadcasts; "Involved the extraction, packaging and airing of forced and false confessions of prisoners held under conditions of duress and torture."China's foreign ministry in Beijing did not immediately respond to a request for comment.SBS is a public service broadcaster, providing news and entertainment programming on radio and television in multiple languages with a focus on multicultural issues.
- USA TODAY
- The Telegraph
Past US presidents have left a legacy of untruths ranging from the bizarre to the horrifying.