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The UK’s net zero strategy still avoids what is needed to avert climate catastrophe. Fairness is vital if people are not to be left behind, but although the government is now saying the right things, its actions lag behind
Arteta saddened by Steve Bruce statement following Newcastle exit
Coronavirus infections and deaths in Ukraine have surged to all-time highs amid a laggard pace of vaccination, with overall inoculations among the lowest in Europe
They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
Children aged five to 11 in the US will soon be able to get a COVID-19 jab, the White House has announced. Officials say the expected authorisation of the Pfizer vaccine for younger children in a matter of weeks will allow them to receive the shot at their paediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school. Federal regulators will meet in the next two weeks to assess the benefits of giving COVID jabs to people in that age group, after lengthy studies intended to ensure the safety of the vaccines.
DWP accused of applying ‘invasive’ and ‘inappropriate’ conditions for universal credit claimants
The committee has suggested pro-Trump congressman could be called to testify as a material witness
Germany coalition candidates united on lowering voting age to 16. SPD, Greens and FDP make pledge in acknowledgement young people must have say country’s future
A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report that she heard a possible rape happening behind her home will be sentenced on a lesser charge
A year ago, Akinwunmi hoisted a pole bearing the Nigerian and ENDSARS flags above his head to draw attention to the protest movement against police brutality in Lagos. Now known by thousands as Flagboii, Akinwunmi keeps waving his flag to "fight for a good country."
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 David Attenborough is the most likely celebrity to tempt British diners to try new food, new data from TheFork has found.
An enormous waxing gibbous moon rose above Rhode Island on Tuesday, October 19.This timelapse by Mike Cohea captured the moonrise from Jamestown.October’s “Hunter’s Moon” will rise on Wednesday, according to NASA.“As the full Moon after the Harvest Moon, this will be the Hunter’s Moon,” NASA wrote. "The earliest use of the term “Hunter’s Moon” cited in the Oxford English Dictionary is from 1710. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, with the leaves falling and the deer fattened, it is time to hunt." Credit: Mike Cohea via Storyful
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.
Suspect appears in court charged with murder and preparing acts of terrorism
A group of Afghan women took to the streets of Kabul on October 21 to call for jobs and the restoration of educational opportunities, Aamaj News reported.The women “demanded [the] reopening of girls’ schools” and called for women to be allowed in the workplace, the outlet said.Taliban authorities allowed the march to continue for around an hour and a half, AFP reported.Both AFP and Aamaj News said journalists present were hit and chased by Taliban gunmen.This footage was published by Aamaj News, and shows skirmishes amongst a crowd before showing the female protesters. The women are seen holding signs that read “Work. Bread. Education” and “Women Complement Society.” Credit: Aamaj News via Storyful
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Goodbye to Fran Kelly: the voice that sets up the day for millions of Australians. To do what she’s done for 17 years is an Olympic feat of intellectual, emotional and physical endurance. An impossible act to follow
Convicted sex criminal claimed to have 100 victims
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