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Scottish auction for offshore windfarm permits expected to raise £860m. Crown Estate Scotland hopes amount of electricity generated in Scottish waters will double over next decade
Palestinian residents facing eviction by Israeli police from a disputed property have taken gas canisters on to the roof and threatened to set them on fire rather than be forced out. Scores of police officers in riot gear surrounded the building during an hours-long stand-off in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in east Jerusalem. The Salhiyeh family is one of dozens of Palestinian families in the area at risk of eviction.
The UK Government is facing criticism over plans to allow MPs to retain their seats while being elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
New York congresswoman one of many lawmakers to test positive amid Omicron surge
A beagle tried to navigate a snow-covered yard in northeast Ohio on Monday morning, January 17, as the National Weather Service (NWS) reported snowfall accumulation as high as 20 inches in parts of the state.This footage, filmed by Twitter user @Yigh, shows her beagle struggling to create a path through the snow before backtracking the way it came.“#Snowpocalypse 2022 is not a disappointment. Snow is a beagle high so far,” the post read. Credit: @Tigh via Storyful
Y: The Last Man showrunner Eliza Clark gives season 2 update as she confirms they haven't found a platform to pick up the cancelled show.
The TV presenter gave birth to her third child in December.
MPs debated Nadine Dorries’ announcement that the BBC licence fee would be frozen at £159 for two years.
The addition has been made to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year.
Residents in Lagos, Nigeria, are rediscovering their city and all it has to offer through special day and night tours offered by EXP Lagos, a local tourism outfit that uses Danfo mini buses as transport. The weekend tours offer exploration and experiences, according to Uzo Umeh, the head of the domestic tourism startup. “You cannot experience Lagos without experiencing the Danfo,” says Uzo, referring to the popular means of public transport for Lagosians who use it for daily commute in Africa’s
The former leader of the Scottish Conservatives has revealed she almost did not run for the position in case her mental health history became known. The Tory peer told the Desperately Seeking Wisdom with Craig Oliver podcast she was concerned her medical history would come out when she considered standing for the role in 2011. Baroness Davidson of Lundin Links said she wanted to be able to talk about her mental health "on my own terms" so she could "own the way in which it was presented".
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case
A 40-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter after a five-year-old British girl was killed in a "high-speed" skiing crash in Switzerland.
Boris Johnson is set to review the Plan B measures on January 26.
Newlands Valley, Lake District: The Goldscope mine dates back to Elizabethan times, but still has the capacity to astound
Two years on from the death of her husband, Catherine Mayer speaks of the strain of sharing loss with his ex-bandmates
During the Jallikattu festival, bulls are released from pens and men try to grab their horns to win prizes.View on euronews
‘It haunts me,’ rapper said
The broadcaster spoke of getting a phone call in April 2020 to tell him his daughter had collapsed, and went on to say she had died the next morning.
Nicola Sturgeon said she is “cautiously optimistic” about Scotland’s coronavirus situation ahead of a statement announcing possible changes to restrictions. The First Minister said the country is “in a better position than I feared we would be before Christmas”, but would not comment on whether she plans to follow Wales with a mass easing of Covid rules. Her comments came as the Scottish Tories called for the scrapping of most coronavirus restrictions, with the exception of face coverings.