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European leaders gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a standing ovation on Friday at her last EU summit after a 16-year reign that helped guide the bloc through major ups and downs.
Teenage drug dealer tries to flee from police in his pants
When British pop band Duran Duran made their debut, they did not know how long they would last. Formed by Taylor and keyboardist Nick Rhodes in 1978, Duran Duran rose to fame with hits such as "Girls on Film" and "Rio". The band, with lead singer Simon Le Bon and drummer Roger Taylor, has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and won two Grammy Awards.
Socialist Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has made a push for a more bike-friendly Paris central to her bid for the presidency, holds a rally in the French city of Lille on Sunday. Hidalgo is looking to burnish her environmental credentials before facing off against Greens candidate Yannick Jadot in next April’s elections. Anne Hidalgo, who runs Paris with support from the Green party, placed a push for more bike-friendly policies at the centre of her platform that got her re-elected by a wide margin in
European leaders paid warm tributes to Angela Merkel on Friday as they wound up an EU summit, her 107th as Germany's chancellor over nearly 16 years and probably her last, with one hailing her as a "haven of calm" in the maelstrom of EU diplomacy. Before the leaders of the 27 European Union countries got down to business, they watched a two-minute video of her summit highlights and she was presented with a farewell gift representing the Europa building where summits are held. In a speech, European Council President Charles Michel - who chairs EU summits - described her as "a monument", and said gatherings of leaders without her would be like Rome without the Vatican or Paris without the Eiffel Tower.
Retail sales volumes took a surprise dip last month to achieve their longest losing streak on record, according to official figures released as a measure of consumer confidence showed a slump to levels last seen in February.
Parents who are occasionally abrupt with their children and hold low-key celebrations may be guilty of ‘mild neglect’, according to NSPCC guidance.
(Reuters) -IHG said on Friday it was seeing encouraging signs of recovery in business and international travel, with strong corporate bookings in the United States as the Holiday Inn owner's room revenue inches closer to pre-pandemic levels. The owner of the Crowne Plaza, Regent and Hualuxe hotel chains said hotel room revenue (RevPAR), a key performance indicator, rose 66% in the third quarter, with the United States down just 7% from 2019 levels after a busy summer season.
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The swimmer earned some high marks in his Latin.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
By declaring the Prince of Wales the prince regent, the Queen could retain her title, status and position, but allow her son to conduct the constitutional aspects of the job
Votes at 16 backed in German coalition talks after success of Fridays for Future . SPD, Greens and FDP make pledge in acknowledgement young people must have say country’s future
English local health chiefs urge extra Covid measures in break from guidance. At least a dozen officials have called for further precautions in their areas as government holds off on plan B
<strong>Exclusive</strong>: Survey finds two-thirds of people support classroom lessons amid calls for curriculum to be ‘deconolonised’
A museum in Oxford is hiring a curator to return human remains as part of its decolonisation pledge, but must first work out where they will be returned to.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has urged world leaders meeting for crucial Cop26 talks in Glasgow to “be bolder” and not lose their nerve as they seek to tackle the climate crisis.
Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded gun by an assistant director who told him it was safe to use moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, according to court documents. The director did not know the gun contained live rounds and shouted “cold gun” on the set of indie Western Rust, according to a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court. Halyna Hutchins died after Baldwin pulled the trigger on Thursday.
The Strictly Come Dancing star will make his pantomime debut as Buttons in Cinderella this Christmas.
Tory MP: BBC ‘should hire a Brexiteer as its next political editor’. Commons committee chair Julian Knight says Laura Kuenssberg’s replacement should be ‘much more pro-Brexit’ if she steps down