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With hardcore conservatism in the ascendancy, everyone who defends the right to choose will have to stand together
Thousands more deliveries could be made each month.
X-ray body scanners have prevented more than 10,000 attempts to smuggle contraband - including weapons, drugs and phones - into prisons in just over a year. The government introduced the equipment in men's prisons in England and Wales in 2020. The 74 scanners allow prison staff to check whether inmates are hiding anything inside their bodies and have detected drugs including spice and morphine that were destined for prison wings.
Can we please stop invoking the ‘blitz spirit’ at the first sign of crisis?. I’ve had my fill of people born in the 1950s imagining how young people would have fared in the 1940s
The traffic light system has been given a face lift and Covid testing requirements have been changed to make it easier for people to travel. Forty-seven countries were removed from the red list at 4am on Monday, meaning arrivals from those locations will no longer need to spend 11 nights in a quarantine hotel. How does the traffic light system work now?
UK Brexit negotiator David Frost met EU Commissioner Maros Sefcovic for lunch in Brussels as both sides try to bridge gaps over post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland.View on euronews
The 23-year-old was part of a crew operating an armoured vehicle when the incident happened on Friday.
The Brexit brawl has kicked into high gear, almost a year after a deal on a free trade agreement was supposed to have officially sealed the separation between the European Union and the United Kingdom
Drone footage showcased all of the beautiful orange and yellow hues of autumn at Hidden Valley Lake, Virginia.The uploader captioned the video: “Enjoying the early (late) first colors at our favorite hidden gem.” Credit: Billy Bowling via Storyful
A New Zealand woman did her best Bruce Bogtrotter impression in Auckland, eating an entire three-tier Japanese cheesecake in under five minutes.Auckland-based competitive eater and model Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.“It’s, like, so creamy,” Zisser says in the video as she eats the cheesecake, which she bought from Uncle Tetsu’s and decorated herself.She managed to scarf down the dessert in just four minutes and 55 seconds without the help of any liquids.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
Lawyer says sergeant’s kick ‘unfortunately struck’ man ‘in an unintended area of his body’
The Oregon Zoo’s elephant herd partook in the annual “Squishing of the Squash” on Thursday, October 14, with the world’s largest land mammals reducing giant pumpkins into pulps, including one gourd weighing 650 pounds.The tradition – now in its 23rd year, according to the zoo – spans back to 1999, when Hoffman’s Dairy Garden of Canby contributed a prize-winning 828-pound pumpkin for the herd. Local farmers used to donate overstock pumpkins to help with the zoo’s enrichment programs, which provide “stimulating and challenging environments, objects and activities” for the animals.This video shows the elephant herd making easy work of squashing the pumpkins, and later eating the fruits of their labors. Credit: Oregon Zoo via Storyful
Police probe whether David Amess specially targeted for killingCounter-terrorist officers say attack on MP linked to Islamist extremism Tributes to Conservative MP David Amess near the Belfairs Methodist church in Leigh-on-Sea where he died on Friday. Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/AP
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Local MP, Sir David Amess, has been murdered and everyone is talking about it. Sky News surrounded itself with some of the people who knew Sir David best - the charities he supported and with the locals who credit the late MP with changing their lives for the better. Sir David was the president of The Music Man Project, founded in Southend by David Stanley.
Around a quarter of a trillion dollars worth of goods will have passed through Los Angeles port by the end of December 2021
Erling Haaland shows off accuracy with incredible three-ball penalty challenge
France’s drug laws have failed to stop crack cocaine users disrupting life on the streets of Paris. A small but very visible number have been making life difficult for residents in the north of the capital, and there is disagreement about whether they're criminals, or victims in need of treatment. A few hundred people wearing ripped and dirty clothes are living amid piles of garbage in a park in the north of Paris.They’re a mix of crack users and dealers and it’s hard to tell them apart.Crack –
President mentions airline as one of companies ‘stepping up’ to combat Covid-19 misinformation
The cult leader’s body was found decorated with Christmas lights, and its eyeless sockets decorated with glitter