17 children among migrants rescued in Mediterranean
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17 children among migrants rescued in Mediterranean
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
Police in Western Australia are offering a A$1m (£542,845) reward for information about the disappearance of a four-year girl. Cleo Smith was last seen in her family's tent at about 1.30am on Saturday at the remote Blowholes Shacks campsite in coastal town Macleod, which is about 900km (559 miles) north of Perth. Western Australian Police said it holds "grave fears" for her safety.
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European leaders gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a standing ovation on Friday at her last EU summit after a 16-year reign that helped guide the bloc through major ups and downs.
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The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has urged world leaders meeting for crucial Cop26 talks in Glasgow to “be bolder” and not lose their nerve as they seek to tackle the climate crisis.
Lava continued to spew from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma on Friday, October 22, while the molten rock flowed across more than 886 hectares (about 3.3 square miles), according to Copernicus Emergency Management Service.The lava had destroyed more than 2,120 buildings by October 21, according to authorities. Up to 50 homes near the town of La Laguna were evacuated on October 20 as the lava flow advanced through the neighborhood, according to the local emergency service 1-1-2 Canarias. Homes and businesses in the area were swallowed by lava.This video shows lava spewing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on Friday morning. Credit: idafe.com via Storyful
Former Casualty star Amanda Mealing, who plays Connie Beauchamp, has opened up about discovering she was adopted.
When British pop band Duran Duran made their debut, they did not know how long they would last. Formed by Taylor and keyboardist Nick Rhodes in 1978, Duran Duran rose to fame with hits such as "Girls on Film" and "Rio". The band, with lead singer Simon Le Bon and drummer Roger Taylor, has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and won two Grammy Awards.
A 127-year-old farthing has been discovered under the mast of Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory. It will now go on display at the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth to mark Trafalgar Day on October 21. The coin, which was placed under the ship for good luck in line with Victorian tradition, was discovered next to a metal wedge between the mast and the base plate.
The United States on Friday offered a $10 million reward for the arrest on money laundering charges of an associate of a businessman whose extradition infuriated Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro.
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An air ambulance, two ambulance crews and four ambulance officers were part of rescue operations along with more than 30 firefighters, police officers, power companies and local authorities. Firefighters remain at the scene after tackling a fire in the property, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service said. "The ambulance teams have been assessing and treating two patients one male, one female, both adults, who are in a serious condition," a statement from the ambulance service said.
Last month marked the busiest September for home sales since records of this data began in 2005, as the pandemic property boom continues to be hot. Provisional non-seasonally adjusted figures from HM Revenue and Customs estimate 165,720 UK residential transactions. September was the last month a tax holiday on stamp duty rates was in place.
The Prime Minister was speaking days after the death of veteran Dennis Hutchings with Covid-19 while in Belfast for a court case.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid has urged Tory MPs to set an example by using a face covering when they are in the Commons.
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MPs criticise lottery operator Camelot over problem gambling. App-based games put vulnerable people at risk and limit money given to good causes, say critics
A schoolgirl is set to face trial on terror charges after allegedly being caught with a bomb-making video and instructions on building a home-made gun with a 3D printer. The 16-year-old, who cannot be identified because of her age, denies five counts of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism on dates in August and September last year. The girl, who is from Derbyshire, faces trial at Westminster Youth Court on 1 March in front of Chief Magistrate Paul Goldspring.
Authorities say an officer accidentally fired his handgun during a struggle while police were making arrests in suburban Chicago, wounding two other officers