Brexit: Exploring the hidden costs
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Brexit: Exploring the hidden costs
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.
The Expanse's final season has cast Murder in the First star Kathleen Robertson in a major role.
Leo Sordello-Savale’s animal videos get watched by thousands of people from all over the world
A schoolgirl is set to face trial on terror charges after allegedly being caught with a bomb-making video and instructions on building a home-made gun with a 3D printer. The 16-year-old, who cannot be identified because of her age, denies five counts of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism on dates in August and September last year. The girl, who is from Derbyshire, faces trial at Westminster Youth Court on 1 March in front of Chief Magistrate Paul Goldspring.
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.
However, a full moon might mean only the brightest meteors are visible.
Police officer kicks man to ground during arrest
The London borough where Emma Raducanu grew up has decided against bestowing its highest honour on the teenage tennis superstar because it does not want to "embarrass her". At a special meeting this week, Bromley council rejected a proposal to award the 18-year-old the Freedom of the Borough following her win at the US Open. Instead Conservative councillors voted to “monitor the ongoing dialogue between council officers, Emma and her family and agree a suitable celebration of her victory”.
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Mount Aso volcano spews a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky, after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan. The active volcano ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 metres (11,500 feet), and sent stones tumbling down its grassy slopes.
A four-year-old New Zealand boy who dialed the emergency number to ask police to come and see his toys was surprised with a special visit from an officer following the adorable call.In audio released on October 15 by the Southern Police District, which said it was “too cute not to share,” the boy from South Island is heard telling the dispatcher about his toys.“Police lady,” he says in the recording. “Can I tell you something? I’ve got some toys for you. Come over and see them.”A man is then heard on the line explaining to the operator that the boy, who he said was helping out while his mother was sick, had “snuck out” to make the call. Police dispatch then put out a call for any available units to visit the home.An officer, identified as Constable Kurt, arrived at the house where police said he was shown an “array of toys” and in turn showed the boy the patrol car with the lights on – and gave the child and his parents an “educational chat” about using 111 for emergencies only. Credit: Southern Police District via Storyful
James Craig’s walking aid was auctioned just weeks after Michael Collins’ stick sold for more than £50,000.
The committee has suggested pro-Trump congressman could be called to testify as a material witness
Tilly Ramsay has hit back after she was branded a "chubby little thing" by a radio presenter, and several stars have come out in support of the 19-year-old influencer.
Participation of Modi will be a major boost to effort to tighten world climate action goals, with India the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases
Mark Zuckerberg is said to be keen to signal the company’s intent to move beyond just social media and the controversies which have engulfed it.
London’s petrol station stocks have returned to normal levels following weeks of shortages, new figures show. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said filling station storage tanks were an average of 45 per cent full at the end of the day on Sunday. It is the highest figure since May after a shortage of hauliers, and panic buying, saw many petrol stations in the capital run out of fuel supplies.
The trial of a former Nevada prison inmate accused of the 1984 killing of a suburban Denver woman has ended in a mistrial after his lawyers requested an evaluation to determine if he is mentally competent to stand trial
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp took great satisfaction in “three dirty points” after a wild 3-2 Champions League win over 10-man Atletico Madrid in the Wanda Metropolitano. Having taken an early 2-0 lead through Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita, Klopp’s side were pegged back by an Antoine Griezmann double before half-time. Griezmann was sent off after the break to give Liverpool a numerical advantage and Salah’s penalty put them ahead with 12 minutes to go. Mandatory credit: UEFA 2021
The Office for National Statistics said Consumer Prices Index inflation fell to 3.1% in September from 3.2% in August.