This guy was weightlifting on a wooden chair. Unfortunately, the chair couldn't handle the weight and broke. He fell on the ground post his unexpected fall.
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Boris Johnson is walking a fine line to keep MPs happy – but there are hints that a two-week "circuit breaker" around half-term could be on the cards.
Supreme Court justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito have launched an extraordinary attack on the ruling that led to equal marriage, claiming that people who discriminate against gay couples are “victims” of the law.
NHS will officially recognise 'Long Covid' and advise doctors on how to treat long-lasting symptomsNew guidance is being drawn up which aims to reduce inconsistencies in care for those with persistent symptoms of the coronavirus.
Professor Neil Ferguson, who was involved in the modelling that initiated the UK's first lockdown, says new measures have to be considered in a "very different context".
Two 18-year-old female students, who had just started at Newcastle University, were among four people to die in the city after taking what are thought to be illegal drugs, police have said. The girls, both freshers, were living in the same halls of residence in the city, when they took ill and died on Saturday. Jeni Larmour, from County Armagh in Northern Ireland, who was in her first year studying architecture and town planning, was named as one of the girls who died. Another student, a 21-year-old male undergraduate from Northumbria University, also died over the weekend after taking what is believed to be MDMA. And a fourth death, of an 18-year-old man in Washington, Tyne and Wear, has also been linked to the effects of MDMA.
Manchester is now the UK’s COVID-19 hotspot as weekly rate of new cases topped 500 cases per 100,000 people.
Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr’s girlfriend and a Trump 2020 campaign official, reportedly left her job at Fox News after she was accused of sexually harassing a young female assistant.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers relocated a brown bear and two cubs after they were spotted roaming in Boulder and napping in people’s yards.The bears were captured and released back into the wild near Estes Park on October 3.Video from Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows the youthful enthusiasm of one of the cubs, who runs straight into the camera set up to record the release. Credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife via Storyful
A “circuit breaker” shutdown of parts of the Scottish economy is to be announced as early as Tuesday, after Nicola Sturgeon warned that a failure to adopt tough new measures to counter a surge in Covid-19 cases would cost lives. The First Minister was on Monday night preparing to announce a series of new curbs which is likely to include new restrictions on the already struggling hospitality industry, which could include a temporary shutdown of pubs and restaurants. The reintroduction of limits on leisure travel was also under consideration. The new rules are set to be imposed nationwide within the coming days, and remain in place on a temporary basis, potentially for a fortnight, to coincide with the October school holidays. Speaking at her daily press conference on Monday, Ms Sturgeon told Scots that while she was reluctant to bring in new restrictions, there was an urgent need to bring the virus back under control following a rapid rise in its spread.
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The band, one of the best-selling rock acts of all time, was handed victory after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the case, meaning that a March 2020 decision by a U.S. appeals court in Led Zeppelin's favor will stand. Lead singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page had been accused in the six-year long case of lifting the riff - one of the best-known openings in rock music - from a song called "Taurus", written by the late Randy Wolfe of the U.S. band Spirit. Wolfe, who performed as Randy California, drowned in 1997, and the case was brought by a trustee for his estate.
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