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Marschall rounds off a successful day with Australia’s ninth gold to add to others on athletics track and in diving, gymnastics and lawn bowls
Taiwan says China’s military drills appear to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait
Anthony Blinken, US secretary of state, has called for issues between China and Taiwan to be resolved peacefully.Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island earlier this week has been condemned by China, as relations between Washington and Beijing plummeted to their worst level in years."The differences between Taiwan and the mainland need to be resolved peacefully," Mr Blinken said."What we've seen China do over the last few years is move away from a peaceful resolution of differences to doing so coercively and potentially forcefully."
The heatwave is expected to roll over into next week amid an unusually dry August
Yorkshire Water have warned about reservoir levels in Yorkshire amid the hosepipe bans around the UK.
Police in the US state of New Mexico said Saturday they are investigating the murders of three Muslim men that they suspect are related to a fourth homicide from last year.
The 1992 ‘Dream Team’ that won gold in Barcelona contained a plethora of star names and won new fans around the world
In the letter, Dame Deborah tells her son Hugo and daughter Eloise that they are “my world”
Archie Battersbee's mother says she's 'broken' as life support set to end
‘It probably won’t be cancer but catching it early can help save lives,’ says national clinical director for cancer
The billionaire Conservative donor who hosted Boris Johnson’s wedding party has announced that he is backing Liz Truss to become the next Tory leader.
(Reuters) -A foreign-flagged ship arrived in Ukraine on Saturday for the first time since the war started in February, and will be loaded with grain, Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said. Ukraine is starting to resume grain exports in an effort overseen by a Joint Coordination Centre in Istanbul where Russian, Ukrainian, Turkish and U.N. personnel are working. The United Nations and Turkey brokered a deal after U.N. warnings of possible outbreaks of famine due to a halt in grain shipments from Ukraine.
After a groundworker from Freshwater threatened to stab drinkers at a Ryde pub and its landlord, he threatened to kill a nearby resident for asking him to stop damaging parked cars and shouting at people.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service would like to hear the public's views on 999 cover proposals for the next three years
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Ms Truss vowed to use a September emergency budget to “immediately” cut taxes.
Demonstrators lit fires near the Israeli Defense Force’s (IDF) Hawara checkpoint in Nablus, West Bank, on Sunday, August 7, in protest against Israeli attacks on Gaza.The IDF carried out strikes on areas in Gaza they said targeted Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants, as a part of what they called “Operation Breaking Dawn”.A ceasefire agreement was negotiated to take effect at 11:30 pm local time on Sunday according to local media reports.Footage posted by Quds News Network, who said the footage was taken at Nablus’ southern Hawara checkpoint on Sunday, shows people burning tires. Credit: Quds News Network via Storyful
Russian forces have began an assault on two key cities in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region
Actor Anne Heche was critically injured when her car drove into a house in Los Angeles, California, before bursting into flames on August 5, according to reports citing “a person with knowledge of the matter” and unnamed “sources,” respectively.ABC 7 cited records from the California Department of Motor Vehicles and police sources as saying “the car involved in the incident, a Mini Cooper, is registered to Heche.” The Los Angeles Times also reported that law enforcement officials confirmed Heche was the registered owner of the vehicle. CNN reported that “a person with knowledge of the matter told CNN the driver was actress Anne Heche.” NBC Los Angeles cited unnamed sources in its report identifying Heche as the driver.Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Public Information Officer Erik Scott released footage relating to the incident. The LAFD said a “solo passenger vehicle struck and came to rest well within a 738 square foot two-story home (built 1952), causing structural compromise and erupting in heavy fire prior to LAFD arrival.”“59 Firefighters took 65 minutes to access, confine and fully extinguish the stubborn flames within the heavily damaged structure, and rescue one female adult found within the vehicle, who has been taken to an area hospital by LAFD Paramedics in critical condition,” the LAFD said. No other injuries were reported. Credit: PIOErikScott via Storyful
One minister describes remark as ‘dumbest thing I’ve ever heard’ but other Tories defend ex-chancellor as ‘misunderstood’