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Grant Shapps says mainland France has Beta variant problem
Grant Shapps says mainland France has Beta variant problem
The mother of a five-year-old boy with respiratory problems has won a High Court battle over the regulation of a landfill site accused of emitting noxious gases that are impacting her son's life. Rebecca Currie said the decision was "going to give Mathew and the community fresh air again, not what we've been breathing in", following what has been described as a "David and Goliath" legal case against the Environment Agency (EA). Ms Currie feared she would be forced to move home if she lost the legal action.
In her hour-long speech, the Commission President failed to address the most immediate concerns of EU citizens and companies, argues law professor Alberto Alemanno. View on euronews
Which countries are enforcing mandatory Covid jabs – and how?. Joe Biden has introduced a vaccine mandate affecting millions, but some countries have gone further
NHS boss says London A&Es are already at winter levels of demand
Drone footage reveals the extent of damage after a city in southern China was struck by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake. The video filmed in Lu County in Sichuan Province on September 16 shows damaged houses and a rescue team setting up tents in an open area. At least three people were killed and 88 were injured. 1,221 residential houses were damaged across the county. The video was provided by local media with permission.
The classic recipe I can never get right. Everyone has a dish that defeats them – no matter how often they try to make it
There was certainly a whole group of works dealing, of course, with either COVID and aspects of COVID directly or the period that has been behind us with a lot of dealing with loneliness and with self-reflection," says Axel Rüger.View on euronews
The latest Home Office figures were published on Thursday.
The £6 million Marble Arch mound fiasco has scuppered plans for a major make-over of Oxford Street before Christmas. Westminster council has shelved plans to create two temporary pedestrian piazzas on either side of Oxford Circus. The announcement came as the Tory council’s leader insisted full pedestrianisation of the street was “not an option” despite 20 per cent of its shops having been closed by the pandemic.
The European Union set out a formal strategy on Thursday to increase its presence in the Indo-Pacific and counter China's rising power, although Australia's decision to cancel an arms contract with France may complicate cooperation. - TRADE: The EU will work to finalise trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand, seek a deal with India and strengthen stronger ties with countries where it already has a trade deal, such as South Korea. The EU will also pursue a trade and investment agreement with Taiwan.
‘Have you ever met anyone who doesn’t love Dolly Parton?’ country singer’s goddaughter asks
The military could be called in to help Scotland's ambulance service which is facing "acute pressure", Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Scotland's first minister apologised "unreservedly" for long waiting times and confirmed that targeted military assistance to help deal with "short-term pressure points" is under consideration. The announcement came as Ms Sturgeon was questioned about the death of Gerald Brown, a 65-year-old from Glasgow, who reportedly died after waiting 40 hours for an ambulance.
As ES Magazine is the first UK fashion publication to release an NFT, here’s preview of the artwork on offer - and an explainer of just what an NFT is
Students should not be asked to spend £9,000 on online lessons alone, an education expert has said.
News UK, publisher of British newspapers the Sun and the Times, said it will launch a new channel talkTV early next year, which will feature news bulletins and debate, as well as sport and entertainment shows. News UK said in a statement on Thursday that the new channel would be available for free across Britain to people via their television or personal devices, and that some presenters would come from its existing brands, including its newspapers plus talkRadio, Virgin Radio and others. "We are committed to providing choice for television and streaming viewers and bringing the best of our journalism to the screen," News UK CEO Rebekah Brooks said in a statement on Thursday.
Fans were fuming about the verdict.
It’s safe to say that Dorries, who was yesterday elevated to Culture Secretary, is not a widely popular choice among the industries she now represents. Many under her remit have a far more nuanced approach. The MP for mid-Bedfordshire, is, of course, a bestselling novelist, writing books that, though critics are sniffy, are hoovered up in their thousands by the mainstream-reading public (many more “literary” authors would kill for her numbers).
Sheila Bromberg, who has died aged 92, was a professional harpist; she was also the first female instrumentalist to be heard on a recording by the Beatles thanks to her solo sequence on She’s Leaving Home, a track on their 1967 album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Morrison expects US to ramp up military presence in region as China slams ‘irresponsible’ defence pact. Beijing denounces Aukus pact, raising question of nuclear proliferation, as Morrison expects a greater US military presence in Indo-Pacific and deeper UK defence ties
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted China's invitation to attend the Beijing Olympics in February 2022, the RIA news agency quoted Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. Russian athletes are barred from competing at major international events, including the Olympics, with their flag and anthem until December 2022. The country will compete at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in February under the name "ROC", an acronym for the Russian Olympic Committee.