The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida's coast, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into orbit.Read More »
Police in Florida are working with the FBI to locate the boyfriend of missing YouTuber Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito. Brian Laundrie, 23, and Ms Petito, 22, were travelling around the US West together before she vanished. Police said the conversation Friday evening was the first time they’d spoken with the Laundries in detail about the case, and that the meeting came at the family’s request.
The plea comes as thousands of students are arriving at university campuses across the UK for the start of term.
Crews are watching the weather this weekend as they battle a California wildfire that has burned into groves of gigantic sequoia trees
Country diary: porcelain fungi light the dark like a splash of milkDrumlanrig, Dumfries and Galloway: A carpet of mushrooms covers earth rich with the rot of autumn ‘Seen from this angle the cap has a spectral sort of translucence.’ Photograph: Stephen Rutt
A U.N. migration agency official says she's concerned about the disappearance of thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted and returned to Libya
Two people were killed when three blasts struck the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, at least one of which targeted a Taliban vehicle, in the country's first deadly attack since the United States withdrew.
Old Irish goats return to County Dublin to protect hills from wildfiresMelissa Jeuken, 31, lands job as goat herder in conservation effort to save species and control fires Melissa Jeuken watches over Dublin bay from Howth. Photograph: Rory Carroll/The Guardian
Afghan evacuees in UK face homelessness and destitution, MPs sayConcerns raised over confusion between Home Office and councils over who will house arrivals Kabul evacuees landing at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire in August. Photograph: MoD/Reuters
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Carson, California, shortly before 8 pm on the evening of September 18, causing shaking in parts of the Los Angeles area.According to local reports, the earthquake left the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Carson without power. This led the refinery to conduct flaring of excess gas, according to a spokesperson. Local residents shared videos after the earthquake showing the night sky lit up near the refinery. This footage, taken in Carson, shows flames illuminating the area. Credit: @dyizzleee via Storyful
Chelsea flower show: a garden with a green message for the green-fingeredRHS entry includes old concrete and drainpipes alongside the blooms to highlight the importance of environmentally friendly gardening Landscape gardener Marie-Louise Agius in the more optimistic ‘mitigation’ quarter of the Cop26 garden she designed for the Chelsea flower show, which begins on Tuesday. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/RHS
Allies of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny accused Apple and Google of "censorship" on Friday after they removed an opposition voting app at the start of a three-day parliamentary election in Russia. Polls opened across the vast country on Friday after a year that saw a sweeping crackdown on President Vladimir Putin's opponents, with Russians given the option of voting online.State media showed Putin casting his ballot online from self-isolation, several days into quarantine after coming int
‘Don’t pass Catholic churches’: protests as Glasgow braces for Orange walks. Campaigners call for parades to be re-routed as up to 13,000 people expected to converge in city centre
Behind the scenes of Andrew Neil’s departure from GB News. Sources say presenter was in legal battle with rightwing channel’s bosses over his £700,000-a-year contract
How to make the most of past-their-best grapes – recipe. Wrinkly, old grapes can still pack a punch when roasted on the vine to accompany a baked ricotta or cheeseboard
A Taiwanese delegation of government officials and business leaders is to visit Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Lithuania in October, challenging Beijing’s attempts to diplomatically isolate Taipei, and seizing on growing international support for Taiwan in the face of Chinese invasion threats.
Comedian, actor and writer has said his open heart surgery in 2020 inspired him to take part in the BBC competition
Military leaders on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson have declared a public health emergency in response to increasing COVID-19 cases in Alaska
Floodwaters flowed into the Interstate 95 in Richmond, Virginia, amid a Flash Flood Warning on September 16.David Keys filmed footage that shows traffic slowly moving as the road is filled with floodwater.The local National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Richmond area and said the driving conditions were “very dangerous” on Thursday. Credit: David Keys via Storyful