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Economic development cannot come at expense of environment, says Riyadh development CEO
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
The couple got extremely close at the end of their steamy Argentine Tango.
Lava poured from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma on Saturday, October 23, following the partial collapse of its main cone.As of Friday, at least 2,129 structures had been destroyed by lava flows covering 889 hectares (roughly 3.4 square miles), according to the European Union’s Copernicus satellite program. Up to 50 additional homes in the vicinity of La Laguna were ordered evacuated this week as lava flows advanced in the area.Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visited La Palma on Saturday, his fifth trip to the beleaguered island since eruptions began on September 19, according to local media.This footage, released by the Spanish Geological and Mining Institute (IGME), shows lava pouring down the north slope of Cumbre Vieja on the morning of October 23. Credit: IGME via Storyful
Common smart home technology is being used by domestic abusers to abuse their victims, a leading charity has warned.
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.
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.
Drone footage shows the path of destruction wrecked by lava flow from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma on Thursday, October 21.This video filmed by Spanish Geological and Mining Institute (Instituto Geológico y Minero de España) shows homes and businesses on La Palma swallowed up by the molten rock.Homes and businesses were destroyed in the neighborhood of La Laguna as lava flow advanced through the area on October 21.The molten rock flowed across more than 886 hectares that day, according to Copernicus Emergency Management Service. Credit: IGME via Storyful
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.
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.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce a range of investments to give children the ‘best possible start to life at Wednesday’s Budget
Boris Johnson urges people to get a booster vaccine
Nasa announces uncrewed flights around the Moon to begin in February 2022. The Orion capsule will be launched on the Space Launch System, paving the way for the resumption of people to walk on Earth’s satellite again
The Archbishop of Canterbury on Friday warned world leaders not to lose their “nerve” amid fears that the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow may fall flat. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged countries gathering for the talks, which start next week, to make “bigger commitments” to slash harmful emissions in a bid to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. The UK, which is hosting the conference, also wants developed nations to pledge more money to help developing countries tackle climate change.
The United Kingdom said on Saturday that talks with the European Union over post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland had been constructive, but substantial differences remained. Goods moving between Britain and Northern Ireland currently face customs checks, as part of a deal reached before Brexit to avoid more contentious border checks between Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, and EU member Ireland. However, Britain and the EU disagree over how to implement customs and safety checks, which fall especially heavily on meat, dairy and medical products.
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.
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The investment will be confirmed at the Budget and spending review next week.
Businesswoman is competing on the 2021 series of the BBC competition
Brian Cox discusses climate change on Question Time