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An electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer backed by Amazon and Ford is in talks with ministers about building a giant factory in the UK that could include a big state support package. Sky News has learnt that Rivian, which is also backed by the Ford Motor Company and many of the biggest investors in Silicon Valley, has been in secret negotiations with the British government for weeks about the construction of a plant near Bristol.
Alex Scott has received support from colleagues, athletes and politicians.
Deporting ‘foreign criminals’ in the middle of the night doesn’t make us safer. The government exploits dominant myths about crime and immigration to justify its mass deportation flights
The emergence of a new COVID variant with a similar death rate to MERS, which kills one in three infected people, is a "realistic possibility", the government's scientific advisers have warned. In a paper published on Friday, the scientists outline the chances that a new variant will evade current vaccines, saying one of the causes is "almost certain" to happen. The document written by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) looked at the "long term evolution of SARS-CoV-2", the virus that causes COVID-19.
A man reportedly set himself on fire in front of Londoners outside Camden Town Tube on Friday. One eyewitness described how the man was “screaming” after he appeared to set himself on fire outside the HSBC at the Britannia junction in Camden Town. “You’re just prepared that here you are you can see anything really now,” said a tube worker and eyewitness told the Camden New Journal.
Quarantine hotels have seen people infect each other in adjacent rooms, warns a new Lancet paper which claims airborne transmission is being underplayed. Scientists from the University of Oxford argue that "decades of painstaking research" has revealed that "diseases once considered to be spread by droplets are airborne". They claim that reports of neighbours in quarantine hotel rooms infecting each other provide evidence that Covid-19 is spread in air - and it's transmission via this route shou
From the darkness, hands emerge, reaching for the volleyball. “We came up with ideas every day by concentrating on the highlights and by learning what is important in this kind of sport," Augstein says. “I tried for two days, as I wanted to have the ball showing the Olympic rings,” Augstein said Saturday.
Late-night host denies his politics have changed, saying instead that he is reacting to political views that have shifted
Britain has led the world in finding drugs that can help save the lives of people on death’s door with Covid. Already, the UK has approved the steroid dexamethasone and the arthritis drug tocilizumab following trials. Together, they can lower the risk of death in the sickest patients by around 40 per cent. Yet we may be approaching a time when Covid could be largely treated by the GP, with the majority of patients never needing hospital treatment. This week, Japan became the first country to gra
Alex Scott clapped back at a Lord who criticised her BBC Olympics coverage. Lord Digby Jones slammed the BBC presenter in a tweet claiming she “spoiled” the BBC Olympics coverage because she didn’t pronounce her “g”s at the end of a word. Speaking out, the TV broadcaster, 36, declared she was proud of her accent and her working class London roots in a response on Twitter on Friday.
Liam Charles’ recipe for mango slices with a white chocolate ganache. A totally tropical slice with big-hitting mango, passion fruit and coconut flavours
By the end of the U.S. head count last year, the Census Bureau lacked data for residents in almost a fifth of the nation's occupied college dorms, nursing homes and prisons
The Team GB star will now focus on the 200m with Neita alongside Jamaican stars Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson-Herah
France’s 31st street music festival has kicked off in southwest France after a year of cancellations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But the strict health and safety measures in place for the festival – those attending are required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test – has deterred many people from attending. FRANCE 24 reports. France's street music festival is among the cultural events resuming across the country after a year of cancellations due to Covid-19. But this year's ed
This clip shows protesters encamping outside Downing Street, London, in solidarity with the Iranian people. Demonstrators are on hunger strike against water shortage in Iran, the crackdown on protesters, the human rights violations committed by the regime, as well as the lack of coverage of these humanitarian issues by Western media. The video was filmed on July 31.
Kamala Harris has become the most unpopular US vice president six months into an administration since at least the 1970s, according to polls. Alarmed Democrat strategists are grappling with the Vice President's floundering poll numbers which show she is now "underwater," meaning more Americans disapprove, than approve, of her job performance. The White House intends to deploy her only in certain areas to campaign ahead of next year's midterm Congressional elections, and will attempt to raise her
From fierce heat to flooding, the highs and lows of the past few weeks send a message to us all.
Teenage pop artist has received praise for calling out society’s unrealistic standards of beauty for women
It was a nip-and-tuck affair, with both fighters landing telling blows