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The swimmer earned some high marks in his Latin.
A museum in Oxford is hiring a curator to return human remains as part of its decolonisation pledge, but must first work out where they will be returned to.
President Joe Biden and leading Democratic lawmakers, including Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro, have been fighting to make permanent a child tax credit that would give families at least $300 a month per child
Businesswoman is competing on the 2021 series of the BBC competition
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Police in China's capital Beijing say famed international pianist Li Yundi is a suspect in a prostitution case
The film industry and its unions provide guidelines on how to deal safely with prop guns on movie sets
Nasa announces uncrewed flights around the Moon to begin in February 2022. The Orion capsule will be launched on the Space Launch System, paving the way for the resumption of people to walk on Earth’s satellite again
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.
A new population of tiny frogs, each no bigger than a thumbnail, has been discovered near the southern tip of Africa in a vast wetland more than four times the size of Paris. The population of at least 30 micro frogs, as they’re called, were found accidentally in the Nuwejaars wetland system. This 47,000-hectare (116,000-acre) rural district of farms, marshes, rivers and water bodies is located on the Agulhas Plain in South Africa’s Western Cape province.Oliver Angus, a student from South Africa
There is one image from Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's recent inauguration that really stuck in my mind, a mental image that said something significant about him and the perilous future of this country of 110 million. The 45-year old Ethiopian looked comfortable in this setting, every inch the strong and powerful African ruler, and he would later declare his intention to "protect the nation from foreign interference" amid global criticism over the war in the northern region of Tigray. A bundle of youthful and optimistic energy, Mr Ahmed released thousands of political prisoners, lifted restrictions on independent media and asked hundreds of exiled opposition leaders to return home.
Lava continued to spew from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma on Friday, October 22; the molten rock had 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.Video shows fiery lava erupting from one of several chimneys on the volcano late Friday night. The recorder said wind was blowing ash and smoke “over evacuated territory and into the ocean.” Credit: Idafe.com via Storyful
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Thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government have marched in Budapest on Saturday in a demonstration of unity behind the populist leader’s contentious policies
<strong>England 30-10 France: </strong>New captain John Bateman led by example with two tries
The Archbishop of Canterbury on Friday warned world leaders not to lose their “nerve” amid fears that the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow may fall flat. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged countries gathering for the talks, which start next week, to make “bigger commitments” to slash harmful emissions in a bid to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. The UK, which is hosting the conference, also wants developed nations to pledge more money to help developing countries tackle climate change.
A Black activist and educator is making her presence known as a third-party candidate in the Virginia governor's race
Baldwin was seen outside the local sheriff’s office in tears following the incident
Companies should consider limiting office-based meetings to two hours, according to new health and safety advice.