Crowds run from Taliban fire an hour before blasts
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Crowds run from Taliban fire an hour before blasts
William St Clair, who has died aged 83, was an academic, historian, bibliophile, a senior civil servant in the Treasury, and, since 2005, a senior research fellow at the Institute of English Studies, University of London; he had a lifelong interest in the Parthenon, and his first book, Lord Elgin and the Marbles, appeared in 1967.
It was just shy of 11pm last night when Neil really went to war with his ex
NPR reports that Canadian voters have narrowly awarded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a third term in a snap parliamentary election
Two lawsuits say a South Carolina lawyer charged with trying to arrange his own death steered people who needed legal help to an attorney who was a family friend who didn't have their best interests in mind
Doctor’s ‘brilliant’ new first aid technique can stem blood loss after shark attackDescribed by another expert as a ‘fantastic life-saving idea’, the simple procedure could save lives by stopping catastrophic blood loss from shark bitesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefing ‘Push hard between the hip and the bits’ to stop blood loss from the femoral artery after a shark bite to the leg. Photograph: Dr Nicholas Taylor
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday promised a "strong response" after gunmen opened fire on a car carrying his senior aide, in what officials said was retaliation for a push to rein in oligarchs. Sergiy Shefir, a 57-year-old former scriptwriter and longtime associate of comedian-turned-politician Zelensky, was reported to have escaped without serious injury. "Saying 'hello' to me by shooting out of the forest at my friend's car is weak," Zelensky said in a video statement from N
Refusing your booster vaccine won’t help poorer countriesDeclining a jab won’t promote the international availability of vaccines, say Stephen Mullin and Marilyn Howard, suggesting alternatives ways to help. Plus Tina Foster has good reason for having hers ‘Greater production of vaccines and their coordinated distribution internationally has to be a better answer,’ says Stephen Mullin. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA
A London tarot reader was among the horrified residents forced to flee their homes after a volcano erupted on the Canary Island of La Palma. The Cumbre Vieja volcano shot lava into the air in loud bursts on Thursday morning, while toxic ash blanketed the surrounding area. For the fifth day in a row, lava flowed down the slopes of the volcano engulfing houses, schools and banana plantations.
Both Nina Wadia and Ugo Monye are kicking off their Strictly journeys with the notoriously difficult Samba.
"We remain scarred for life," said the superintendent who was the first police officer to arrive at the Bataclan massacre on November 13, 2015.View on euronews
Michael Chapman obituary. Guitarist and singer-songwriter whose fusion of jazz, rock, Indian and ragtime styles made him a cult hero
Most of 5,400 units under construction measure only 26.3 sq m, while the smallest come in at 8.2 sq m
Even within the queer community, biphobia isn’t being taken seriously, explains author Lois Shearing on Bi Visibility Day.
Boris Johnson has appealed to France to "prenez un grip about all this and donnez-moi un break" after officials in Paris were angered by Britain's new military alliance with the US and Australia. Speaking in Washington DC, the Prime Minister said: "It is not exclusive, it is not trying to shoulder anybody out … I find it very hard to see in this agreement anything not to like.".
A San Francisco-based photographer captured stunning timelapse footage of a full moon rising behind the city’s iconic Coit Tower and Oakland Bay Bridge on September 20.This footage was taken by Shreenivasan Manievannan, an “astrophotographer” who frequently posts stunning images of landscapes, sunsets, and moonrises to his Instagram and Twitter pages.“It was perfect clear skies, which we rarely get in San Francisco during the summer,” he wrote in the video’s caption. Credit: Shreenivasan Manievannan via Storyful
Bezos’ company argues that Nasa’s decision to award SpaceX the moon lander contract was ‘arbitrary’ and ‘irrational’
The law will prevent wealthy businessmen in Ukraine from funding political parties or taking part in the privatisation of state assets.View on euronews
A coroner has confirmed that the human remains found by police in a national park are of travel influencer Gabby Petito as police intensify the search in the Florida swamps where her boyfriend is believed to be hiding out. Ms Petito, 22, disappeared months after she set out on a cross-country road trip to visit national parks with her boyfriend Brian Laundrie, 23. Coroner Brent Blue determined Petito was a killed by another person, but did not disclose a cause of death pending final autopsy results.
Women accusing R Kelly of sexual abuse were motivated by money to lie and were little more than star-struck fans, a lawyer for the R&B star argued during the closing argument of his trial in New York. In his closing argument to the federal court, Kelly's lawyer, Deveraux Cannick, portrayed the singer's accusers as former fans and jilted lovers, hoping to cash in on his fame with book contracts and media appearances - such as in the 2019 documentary Surviving R Kelly.
Boris Johnson was presented with a packet of Tim Tams - an Australian sweet treat - as he met with the country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Washington DC on Tuesday evening. Mr Johnson joked that while the biscuits were "very important", the alliance "goes way beyond that", adding that the relationship is being "deepened and developed in all kinds of ways".