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Psaki denies Biden was upstaged by Johnson
Former Casualty star Amanda Mealing, who plays Connie Beauchamp, has opened up about discovering she was adopted.
“Supply as much detail as possible to support your offer, this helps the seller make the most well-informed decision,” said Matt Johnson, senior sales manager at JOHNS&CO. Johnson points out that agents work for sellers, not buyers, and aren’t there to help you get a low offer accepted.
‘I used to breakdance outside Snappy Snaps in legwarmers’ – Stephen Gill’s exhausted farewell to photography. He buries prints underground, speaks to ants and once let ravens dismantle his camera. As a retrospective opens in his native Bristol, the brilliantly restless photographer looks back on 25 years of compelling images
Two Malayan sun bears celebrated their birthdays on October 19, Zoo Atlanta said in a Facebook post, with footage showing the bears enjoying a watermelon and other treats.The zoo said: “Today we are celebrating two birthdays: Xander’s 22nd birthday (October 10), and Sabah’s 24th birthday (October 17) … They received nesting material, raisin boards (thick plastic board with holes for hiding treats) with Cheerios, air-popped popcorn, peanut butter, one large ice treat with raspberries and bear biscuits, and two half watermelons carved out and filled with crushed-up bear biscuits.” Credit: Zoo Atlanta via Storyful
Britain's armed forces minister James Heappey on Thursday said there has been an "overhyping" of controversy over a new trilateral security pact between Australia, the United States and Britain. The alliance, known as AUKUS, will see Australia acquiring technology to deploy nuclear-powered submarines and is widely seen as a response to Chinese militarisation in the region, particularly in the strategically important South China Sea. The alliance has also sparked a row with France, after Australia backed out of a submarine deal with Paris in favour of AUKUS.
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.
LONDON (Reuters) -A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.
Sir Archie Lamb, who has died a few days before his 100th birthday, joined the Foreign Office aged 17 as a filing clerk and retired from it 43 years later as Ambassador to Norway, the first of its clerical staff to reach such a height as the FO began basing promotion on talent rather than privilege.
The actor was involved in a fatal incident on a film set.
Retail sales volumes took a surprise dip last month to achieve their longest losing streak on record, according to official figures released as a measure of consumer confidence showed a slump to levels last seen in February.
Lord Field said he spent a ‘short period’ in a hospice
Libya is hosting an international conference Thursday to help build stability in the deeply divided country ahead of crucial presidential elections in December. Some 30 delegations are travelling to the capital Tripoli. Among them are representatives from the United Nations, European Union, African Union and the Arab League.French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will attend, including officials from regional powers including Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria. Taking places under
Jonathan Smith, 61, has been praised for his bravery.
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.
Ohio police rescue elderly driver from burning car
Data, published for first time, found cancer diagnoses were 16 per cent higher in most deprived areas
Three people were killed as a massive gas explosion occurred at a restaurant in northern China. Video filmed in the city of Shenyang in Liaoning Province on October 21 shows a cat enjoying the sunshine in a flat being scared by a loud explosive noise and suddenly jumping up. Another dramatic dashcam captured a plume of smoke rising into the air as a restaurant exploded. Passersby were seen fleeing the scene. Nearby buildings and a bus were damaged. Three people were killed and over 30 were injured. Injured people were sent to hospital and the case is under investigation. The video was provided by local media with permission.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake was felt by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a press conference in Wellington, on Friday morning, October 22.Ardern was holding a press conference announcing a new COVID-19 framework in Wellington when the earthquake struck roughly 360 km away in Taumarunui on the country’s North Island, according to GeoNetIn footage streamed live on Facebook, Ardern can be seen reacting to the shaking and gripping her podium, before calmly turning back to the reporter and saying, “Ah, sorry, a slight distraction – would you mind repeating that question?” Credit: Jacinda Ardern via Storyful
Ali Harbi Ali appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates’ Court accused of stabbing to death the Conservative MP for Southend West on Friday.
Best podcasts of the week: more supernatural spookiness with the creator of the Battersea Poltergeist. Danny Robins returns to examine listeners’ freaky real-life tales. Plus: Radiolab pays homage to the cassette tape, and Home/Front tells the story of an unusual anti-war activist