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Four migrants, three of them children, drowned on Tuesday after a boat in which they and 23 others were trying to cross from Turkey to Greece sank, the Greek coast guard said. Greece is one of the main routes into the European Union for asylum-seekers crossing from Turkey in flimsy, overcrowded rubber boats. The boat sank off the Greek island of Chios where strong winds were blowing, a coast guard statement said.
Scott Mills and boyfriend Sam Vaughan got engaged over the weekend, with the Radio 1 DJ sharing the announcement on Monday evening.
Incident ‘not random’ as police say owner of house and arrested man know each other
Lazarus Chakwera, the president of Malawi, who is also currently chair of the Southern African Development Community, gave an interview to FRANCE 24 from Dubai. He hailed Malawi and Zambia as "examples of what democracy is about". Chakwera insisted that overall, "democracy is getting consolidated" on the continent, in spite of "erratic events", referring to the recent coups in Mali, Guinea and now Sudan. He described such coups as being "not the African way".
A 37-year-old man, Micah Beals, was arrested and charged with criminal mischief on October 25 in relation to an attack on a memorial statue of George Floyd in Manhattan’s Union Square on Saturday morning, October 3, police said.Videos previously released by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) showed a person hurling paint over the George Floyd bust at Union Square as they passed on a skateboard, and passing through a subway turnstileNearby busts of late Congressman John Lewis and Breonna Taylor, the Louisville, Kentucky, woman shot and killed by police in 2020, did not appear to be defaced.The defacing of the statue at its new Union Square location occurred two days after it was unveiled there. It was also the second time the statue had been defaced, having been vandalized in late June at its previous location at Brooklyn’s Flatbush Junction. On that occasion, four suspects spray-painted the name of a white supremacist group on Floyd’s head and covered up text on the statue’s pedestal, according to the NYPD Hate Crime Task Force. Credit: NYPD via Storyful
Sustainability musician AY Yong performs Creep Creep at the Saudi Green Initiative
White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the US is ‘deeply alarmed’ by reports of a coup in Khartoum
Queen Elizabeth has missed church days after staying overnight in hospital for preliminary tests
Seven former 911 dispatchers are suing Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, after they claim they were fired for raising concerns about racism within the emergency call centre
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Sewage would be diverted on to roads if it cannot flow into rivers, a Tory MP warned on Monday, as the Government was accused of enabling water companies to dump raw waste into waterways.
A number of briefings about what will be in Wednesday’s fiscal statement have already been published.
Despite grappling with the fallout over leaked documents, Facebook reported $9 billion in profits from July to September, a solid increase compared to the same period last year. Also, carmaker Tesla joins the small club of companies valued at over $1 trillion, and workers at a New York City warehouse aim to become the first group of Amazon employees to form a union in the US.
Turkey’s move to expel ambassadors over activist’s jailing risks widening rift with west. Envoys from 10 countries – including US, Germany and France – to be declared persona non grata
Home and Away's Dean Thompson to face a new challenge as his recovery continues, as he tries to become strong enough to get physical with Ziggy Astoni.
Filmmakers said they ‘drew a line in the sand’ amid disagreement with Marvel executives
Australia will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not pass legislation about the goal. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would instead rely on consumers and companies to push towards emission reductions. Australia had so far refused to join countries such as the UK and US in pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week.
Heavy rain in Santa Rosa, California, swelled local creeks and caused street flooding on Sunday, October 24, as an “atmospheric river” hit Northern California.Video posted by the Santa Rosa Fire Department on Sunday shows fast moving water at the confluence of two creeks at Flat Rock Park. The department also shared video showing a flooded street in the area. Santa Rosa is located around 50 miles north of San Francisco.An urban and small stream flood advisory for the Santa Rosa area was in place at least until 3 pm, the National Weather Service reported. Credit: Santa Rosa Fire Department via Storyful
The First Minister made the commitment in a speech ahead of the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow.
Concerts will be singer’s first UK shows since 2017