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More than 6,500 people were killed in the six-week conflict for control of the region.View on euronews
US records largest annual increase in murders in six decadesNational murder rate rises nearly 30%, with figure increasing across all regions and from small towns to cities The increase in murders does not erase safety gains since 1991. Photograph: Jay Paul/Reuters
RAC figures show the average price of a litre of petrol across the UK reached the highest level since September 2013 on Sunday.
Covid has wiped out years of progress on life expectancy, finds studyPandemic behind biggest fall in life expectancy in western Europe since second world war, say researchers The study analysed data from 29 countries and found 27 had experienced reductions in life expectancy. Photograph: Jorge Mantilla/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock
Group gathered at the Utah Capitol to denounce ‘sickening’ treatment captured in viral Del Rio pictures
Small boats arrivals in 2021 now stand at more than double the figure for the whole of 2020, when 8,417 people crossed the Dover Strait.
Rental prices in London’s best locations have recorded their strongest quarter of growth in more than ten years, according to estate agents Savills. The firm said prime London rents rose by 2.9% in the third quarter to September 2021, the largest quarterly increase since March 2011. It added that rental prices in prime central London locations rose particularly strongly, by 3.6%, in quarter three this year.
More than 100 people gathered at General Gordon Square in Woolwich to hold a vigil in memory of 15-year-old Tamim Ian Habimana, who was stabbed to death while walking home in south-east London. His mother, Hawa Haragakiza, called for more to be done to protect people on the UK’s streets.
Fire officials in Rochester are investigating a fire that damaged the Susan B
The social media guru for Italy's Matteo Salvini said on Monday he had quit his post, key to building the far-right leader's popularity, following media reports that he was under a narcotics investigation. Luca Morisi, 48, widely considered to have had a crucial role in cultivating Salvini's "man of the people" image, denied committing any crime but said "the personal matter that concerns me represents a serious fall as a man". Morisi defined Salvini's public profile with an endless flow of social media posts showing the so-called "Captain" in a range of activities, from eating Nutella chocolate spread for breakfast to lambasting migrants.
President Joe Biden receives his Covid-19 booster shot in line with US government health authorities' guidelines at the White House in Washington, DC.
Iceland believed briefly Sunday it had become the first country in Europe to have a women-majority parliament after its election a day earlier, but a recount showed it fell short, an election official told AFP.
The reigning world champion pipped fellow Briton Lando Norris to victory at the Russian Grand Prix.
The energy regulator said Octopus had been chosen after a ‘competitive process’ to get the best deal for Avro’s clients.
The tropical lizard – apparently giving its best Houdini impression – sneaked out from a nearby window and scaled the pub’s walls.
Security has been tightened around Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte after spotters were reported to be seen scoping out his movements
TRUDY TYLER IS WFH: When Trudy is told she has to go into work three days a week, the battle was on to decide who gets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays, or as her boss calls it ‘TW*TS’. By Christine Manby
Follow live reaction after the Briton lost his IBF, WBO and WBA titles at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
The number of murders in the United States rose by nearly 30% last year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in its annual crime report on Monday. Overall violent crime also increased for the first time in four years, a surge that experts say is partly linked to hardships caused by COVID-19. Murder and non-negligent manslaughter offences in the US went up by 29.4% in 2020, when compared to the previous year - the largest yearly increase since records began in the 1960s.
The singer's fiancé credited the #FreeBritney movement with helping to shed light on the conservatorship arrangement.