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BBC Breakfast's Carol Kirkwood took a tumble live on TV on Monday morning when she was pulled to the ground by a guide dog. The 59-year-old weather presenter had just given the forecast from Chelsea Flower Show when the golden Labrador tugged at the lead she was holding and pulled her over. Only seconds earlier Kirkwood had commented on how the dog, called Flash, was “very well behaved”.
Computer-maker HP, consumer goods business Procter & Gamble and coffee capsule company Nespresso have joined a corporate pledge to sharply cut their greenhouse gas emissions over nearly two decades
No 10 also insists UK food supply chain is UK is ‘incredibly resilient”
Robert Prizeman, who has died aged 69, was a composer, conductor, and the director of Libera, a boys’ choral group that emerged from the choir of St Philip’s Church in Norbury, south London; he also worked on Songs of Praise, composing the programme’s theme music, a Toccata for organ, and arranging many of the hymns for broadcast.
Sidewalk hawkers across Southeast Asia offer sizzling meat skewers bathed in a seemingly endless combination of savory sauces
The first two volunteers have taken the new jab at the medical trials in Manchester.
Spain's civil air authority Enaire said on Monday that the airspace above the Canary Islands was open despite a volcanic eruption, while only a few flights were cancelled by a local airline. It said on its Twitter account that flights to and from La Gomera would resume later on Monday, though it warned of possible delays. Its call centre was offering tickets for flights to La Palma and La Gomera for the afternoon.
Lebanese lawmakers have convened to confirm the country's new government, following a power outage and a broken generator that briefly delayed the start of the parliament session
First, Sebastian Faulks on what he learned about James Bond’s character from writing a Bond novel. Also: an update on the Spectator’s flood defences, Sergei Polunin on getting his Putin tattoo removed, Miriam Margolyes has some doubts about MeToo. AUKUS upsets the French Ambassador in London.
At least eight people were killed and others injured after a gunman opened fire today at a university in the Russian city of Perm, officials said. The Perm State University press service said the perpetrator used a so-called “traumatic” firearm; such guns are designed to fire non-lethal rubber or plastic projectiles, but can be modified to fire other ammunition. Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a murder probe in the aftermath of the incident.
There’s still a lot of confusion and misconceptions around organ donation
Devastating volcano eruption can be used to lure tourists to Canaries, says ministerTourism minister derided for suggesting La Palma volcano could lure visitors to Spanish archipelago Lava sets a house ablaze in Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma. About 5,000 people have been evacuated and dozens of homes destroyed after a volcanic eruption. Photograph: Borja Suarez/Reuters
Emma Corrin may not have picked up an Emmy last night, but her one-of-kind outfit has certainly got people talking.
The Royal Horticultural Society postponed this year’s show in May in the face of the ongoing pandemic, following the 2020 cancellation.
No Michael K Williams? No Anya Taylor-Joy? All the Emmy shocks and snubs. The Emmys were crushingly predictable, as usual – but even in a year of unparalleled horror, surely shows other than The Crown and Ted Lasso deserved a look-in . Ted Lasso and The Crown triumph . Emmys 2021: the full list of winners
He clashes with Mercedes again.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told the Commons that from November, foreign travellers will be allowed to fly into the US if they are fully vaccinated, in a move to restart transatlantic travel.
Activists — not least this paper’s Vaccines for the World campaign, backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — are asking Boris Johnson to do more to provide vaccines to poorer countries. In fact, health campaigners say as many as 100 million Covid vaccines may go to waste if they are not used by Christmas and their expiry date. The Chelsea Flower Show is opening tomorrow, months late, and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition has only just got underway.
‘They won’t win’: Oldham council leader speaks out on arson attackArooj Shah, town’s first female Muslim leader, says she forced herself to go to council meeting the day after the attack Arooj Shah, pictured in the council chamber in Oldham civic centre, pledged to continue fighting for the town. Photograph: Joel Goodman/LNP
Ark on Scottish hillside attracts rising tide of interest. Structure was built by Tighnabruaichs’s Extinction Rebellion chapter to raise awareness about climate crisis