• Explosion rocks building in Madrid

    RT - May 6th 2022 10:25am EDT

    More than a dozen people have been injured in a blast, authorities in the Spanish capital say A powerful explosion has rocked the Spanish capital Madrid early in the afternoon on Friday, with authorities reporting more than a dozen injuries. The blast occurred at a four-story building in the city’s upmarket Salamanca area where construction […]

  • Pro-Putin grandmaster loses ban appeal

    RT - May 6th 2022 10:19am EDT

    Sergey Karjakin was sanctioned by chess authority FIDE in March Russian chess star Sergey Karjakin has lost his appeal against a six-month ban imposed by global governing body FIDE, the organization announced on Friday. Karjakin was sanctioned on March 21 after he issued vocal support for Russian President Vladimir Putin and the military offensive in […]

  • Russian officials comment on mobilization reports

    RT - May 6th 2022 9:26am EDT

    Western media claims of an upcoming “full mobilization” of Russian reserve troops are false, top officials say Several high-ranking Russian officials have denied reports that President Vladimir Putin plans to formally declare war on Ukraine and launch a full mobilization of forces as early as May 9. Earlier this week, unnamed US and Western officials […]

  • Salah talks ‘revenge’ mission as he collects award

    RT - May 6th 2022 9:24am EDT

    Mo Salah is convinced that Liverpool can win an unprecedented quadruple this season Liverpool’s Egyptian star Mo Salah has called his team’s upcoming Champions League final clash with Real Madrid a “revenge mission” as he focuses on what could be the greatest single season haul of trophies ever claimed by an English club. Salah and his Reds […]

  • Tennis boss reveals if Medvedev will play French Open

    RT - May 6th 2022 9:07am EDT

    Russian official Shamil Tarpischev commented on whether the world number two will feature at the clay court showpiece Daniil Medvedev is set to play at the French Open after recovering in time from surgery, Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev has said. Medvedev underwent an operation at the beginning of April after playing with “a […]

  • ‘Don’t patronize us’ over Ukraine, India tells Netherlands

    RT - May 6th 2022 8:50am EDT

    India has abstained on numerous UN General Assembly resolutions on the conflict in Ukraine this year India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti, has accused the Netherlands of “patronizing” his country after the Dutch ambassador to the UK publicly scolded New Delhi for abstaining on UN General Assembly resolutions on the war in […]

  • Life after Abramovich: Chelsea’s uncertain future

    RT - May 6th 2022 8:25am EDT

    The Premier League giants could be a very different entity without the Russian’s billions Premier League giants Chelsea could be entering an era of uncertainty as they move on from Roman Abramovich’s near two-decade tenure at the club, as they look set to become the latest English football team to become the plaything of a big-money American […]

  • British shoppers hit by ‘shrinkflation’

    RT - May 6th 2022 8:23am EDT

    Rising commodity, energy, and labor costs have been forcing companies in the UK to downsize their products Food giants and other companies in Britain have been cutting the size of their products lately in response to rising costs to keep the price the same. Economists warn that inflationary pressure will remain for the rest of […]

  • US takes heat from neighbor over Ukraine

    RT - May 6th 2022 7:48am EDT

    Mexican president points to how quickly Washington approved billions for Kiev while stalling aid for Central American neighbors Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has roasted the US for its reluctance to aid development in Central America, while swiftly finding billions of dollars to assist Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. “The US have already […]

  • EU states get extra time to reduce reliance on Russian energy – media

    RT - May 6th 2022 7:43am EDT

    Brussels is expected to grant Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic an exemption from its oil ban The European Union has reportedly proposed a revision to the latest Russia oil embargo that is expected to give several member states extra time to comply with the ban. The measure will grant Hungary and Slovakia an extra […]

  • Hungary likens ban on Russian oil to nuke strike

    RT - May 6th 2022 7:37am EDT

    Viktor Orban has described the proposal to phase out Russian crude put forward by the European Commission as “unacceptable” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has criticized a plan to phase out Russian oil imports proposed by the European Commission, saying that such an embargo would be tantamount to “dropping a nuclear bomb” on his country’s […]

  • Trump considered strike on Mexico – former Pentagon chief

    RT - May 6th 2022 7:30am EDT

    The former US president suggested a missile attack on Mexican drug labs, an ex-defense secretary says Former US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has shared in his soon-to-be-published memoirs that in 2020, concerned with increasing drug flows across the southern border, US President Donald Trump considered striking Mexican cartels by launching missiles at their drug laboratories, […]

  • Europe buying natural gas at premium – media

    RT - May 6th 2022 6:51am EDT

    The continent urgently needs to fill up its storage before the next heating season starts The EU has ramped up energy purchases, importing natural gas at a premium because of its urgent need to fill storage facilities before either winter comes or Russia turns the gas taps off due to importers refusal to pay in […]

  • Russian UFC star explains why he was without flag for title fight

    RT - May 6th 2022 6:45am EDT

    Yan did not carry the Russian flag into the cage when he faced bitter rival Aljamain Sterling in Florida last month UFC star Petr Yan says he did not appear with the Russian flag at his title rematch with Aljamain Sterling in the US last month because he did not want to “provoke” the crowd. […]

  • Europe can’t replace Russian gas – Shell CEO

    RT - May 6th 2022 5:44am EDT

    A shift to other suppliers is not enough, Ben van Beurden says European countries will not be able to replace Russian natural gas without an energy transition, according to Shell CEO Ben van Beurden. Increasing gas supplies from Africa and Scandinavia as well as boosting purchases of liquefied natural gas (LNG) cannot help in replacing […]

  • US states sue Biden over Big Tech ‘collusion’

    RT - May 6th 2022 5:33am EDT

    The Missouri and Louisiana Attorneys General have accused the US president and several high-ranking officials of ‘colluding’ with Big Tech to censor information Attorneys General from two Republican-led US states, Missouri and Louisiana, have filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration, Fox News reported on Thursday. The states are accusing high-ranking officials, including President Joe […]

  • US denies involvement in sinking of Russian flagship

    RT - May 6th 2022 5:33am EDT

    The Pentagon has denied reports claiming US intelligence had been used in an alleged Ukrainian strike on warship Moskva in April The US didn’t provide Ukraine with intelligence that allegedly allowed it to strike Russia’s Black Sea flagship Moskva off the coast of Odessa last month, Pentagon press-secretary John Kirby has said, in a statement […]

  • Six-year-old marathon runner sparks controversy

    RT - May 6th 2022 5:27am EDT

    The boy is believed to have taken part in the Flying Pig Marathon with his family A six-year-old boy’s family have caused controversy in the American running community and among parents after he appeared to have completed a marathon on Sunday. According to local reports, the youngster finished Cincinnati’s Flying Pig Marathon in eight hours […]

  • Mourinho in tears after reaching Euro final (VIDEO)

    RT - May 6th 2022 5:18am EDT

    The Portuguese great has guided Roma to a first European final in 31 years Jose Mourinho could not hold back his tears after his Roma team edged past Leicester City to book a spot in the UEFA Europa Conference League final. The Portuguese managerial icon was emotional on the touchline at the whistle final at […]

  • US stocks see worst day since 2020

    RT - May 6th 2022 4:52am EDT

    The Dow and the Nasdaq tumbled amid a broad sell-off after the Fed hiked key rate US markets fell sharply on Thursday in Wall Street’s worst day since 2020, eviscerating all the gains from the previous day, after the US Federal Reserve announced plans to raise the key interest rate. The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

  • German industries struggling to replace Russian imports – poll

    RT - May 6th 2022 3:44am EDT

    It’s “not possible” to substitute supplies from Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine for almost 14% of the country’s industrial companies, and for another 16% it’s not economically viable, a survey has found German industrial companies are finding it “impossible” or “not economically viable” and “only partially possible” to replace imports from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, which […]

  • European auto giant will stick to coal for now

    RT - May 6th 2022 3:25am EDT

    Volkswagen will prolong the use of the fossil fuel to power its huge manufacturing plant German automotive giant Volkswagen (VW) said this week it was keeping its options open in terms of how it powers its huge European manufacturing plant. VW admitted that coal would still be needed regardless of the EU’s plans to end […]

  • Germany may face petrol shortages

    RT - May 6th 2022 3:00am EDT

    The country’s east may run out of gasoline if the EU bans Russian oil, the minister warns The eastern part of Germany will face petrol shortages if the EU adopts an embargo on Russian oil, Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck warned in a TV interview on Wednesday. The EU nations are preparing to vote […]

  • FDA restricts Covid vaccine over safety issues

    RT - May 6th 2022 2:20am EDT

    When limiting the Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine’s use to certain adults only, the US health regulator cited potentially dangerous side effects The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has limited its approval of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine to those over the age of 18, pointing to dangerous side effects observed in younger recipients.  […]

  • NATO chief outlines security pledges for Sweden

    RT - May 6th 2022 1:54am EDT

    The alliance said it’s ready to deploy additional forces to the Baltic Sea as soon as Stockholm formally requests to join the bloc NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said the Western military alliance will carry out new troop deployments near Russia’s borders if Sweden requests to join – even before it’s officially accepted into the […]