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Ben Shephard praises peanut butter and bacon milkshakes
Ben Shephard praises peanut butter and bacon milkshakes
North Korean defectors in Tokyo symbolically summoned Kim Jong Un to court over a repatriation programme they described as "state kidnapping". The unusual case is a bid to hold Pyongyang responsible for a scheme that saw more than 90,000 people move to North Korea from Japan between 1959 and 1984.
Taliban gunmen now stand guard at the gaping rock cavities that once housed two ancient statues of the Buddha -- desecrated with dynamite by the Islamists during their last stint in power. The new Taliban regime insists that it wants to protect the country's archaeological heritage.
The Met are looking for two men who posed as police officers wielding batons to gain entry into a woman’s home. In viral footage the woman recorded the men as they fled her residential block in The Shaftesburys, Barking when she asked for their IDs 7pm on Tuesday. The two men in forensic gloves talk into fake walkie talkies in a desperate bid to get the woman to believe they were real police officers calling for back up.
With hardcore conservatism in the ascendancy, everyone who defends the right to choose will have to stand together
Artist creates Tyson Fury micro-sculpture which sits on head of nail
Thousands more deliveries could be made each month.
X-ray body scanners have prevented more than 10,000 attempts to smuggle contraband - including weapons, drugs and phones - into prisons in just over a year. The government introduced the equipment in men's prisons in England and Wales in 2020. The 74 scanners allow prison staff to check whether inmates are hiding anything inside their bodies and have detected drugs including spice and morphine that were destined for prison wings.
Can we please stop invoking the ‘blitz spirit’ at the first sign of crisis?. I’ve had my fill of people born in the 1950s imagining how young people would have fared in the 1940s
The traffic light system has been given a face lift and Covid testing requirements have been changed to make it easier for people to travel. Forty-seven countries were removed from the red list at 4am on Monday, meaning arrivals from those locations will no longer need to spend 11 nights in a quarantine hotel. How does the traffic light system work now?
Newcastle United fans gathered at St James' Park on Thursday to celebrate the moment a takeover deal for the club was announced. The club have been bought by a Saudi Arabian-led consortium, ending Mike Ashley’s 14-year ownership. The controversial £300m deal received Premier League approval almost 18 months after it was first proposed. It hands the keys of St James’ Park to owners capable of transforming Newcastle into one of the world’s wealthiest clubs.
UK Brexit negotiator David Frost met EU Commissioner Maros Sefcovic for lunch in Brussels as both sides try to bridge gaps over post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland.View on euronews
Texas lawmakers are mounting relentless legislative attacks on young trans people, but parents and activists aren’t backing down from the fight.
Boy, 16, held over fatal stabbing of Afghan refugee in west LondonPrincipal of college attended by Hazrat Wali, who was killed on Tuesday, says he had a bright future Hazrat Wali, 18, was fatally stabbed near Richmond upon Thames College in Twickenham. Photograph: PA
The 23-year-old was part of a crew operating an armoured vehicle when the incident happened on Friday.
The Brexit brawl has kicked into high gear, almost a year after a deal on a free trade agreement was supposed to have officially sealed the separation between the European Union and the United Kingdom
Drone footage showcased all of the beautiful orange and yellow hues of autumn at Hidden Valley Lake, Virginia.The uploader captioned the video: “Enjoying the early (late) first colors at our favorite hidden gem.” Credit: Billy Bowling via Storyful
A New Zealand woman did her best Bruce Bogtrotter impression in Auckland, eating an entire three-tier Japanese cheesecake in under five minutes.Auckland-based competitive eater and model Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.“It’s, like, so creamy,” Zisser says in the video as she eats the cheesecake, which she bought from Uncle Tetsu’s and decorated herself.She managed to scarf down the dessert in just four minutes and 55 seconds without the help of any liquids.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
Lawyer says sergeant’s kick ‘unfortunately struck’ man ‘in an unintended area of his body’
The Oregon Zoo’s elephant herd partook in the annual “Squishing of the Squash” on Thursday, October 14, with the world’s largest land mammals reducing giant pumpkins into pulps, including one gourd weighing 650 pounds.The tradition – now in its 23rd year, according to the zoo – spans back to 1999, when Hoffman’s Dairy Garden of Canby contributed a prize-winning 828-pound pumpkin for the herd. Local farmers used to donate overstock pumpkins to help with the zoo’s enrichment programs, which provide “stimulating and challenging environments, objects and activities” for the animals.This video shows the elephant herd making easy work of squashing the pumpkins, and later eating the fruits of their labors. Credit: Oregon Zoo via Storyful
Starting with 50 birds and ending 11 days later, with only 10 left in the running, Lenore Taylor announces the winner of the 2021 Guardian/Birdlife Australia bird of the year.