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Six dead after violence erupts during Hindu festival in BangladeshDozens of temples attacked over claims a Qur’an was desecrated Demonstrators take to the streets in Dhaka after allegations of the desecration of an Islamic holy book in the city of Cumilla swept Bangladesh. Photograph: Harun-Or-Rashid/Eyepix Group/Rex/Shutterstock
The Guardian view on the Nobel prize in literature: beauty out of universal loss. Abdulrazak Gurnah may be writing about leaving Zanzibar for Britain, but he gives voice to displaced people everywhere
A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
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.
Coronation Street and Morning Live star Kym Marsh married Scott Ratcliff on Saturday
Moment Russian actor, director complete Earth landing after filming on ISS
Three white men in the US state of Georgia will go on trial Monday in the high-profile shooting death of a Black jogger that sparked a national outcry and helped fuel last summer's social justice protests. Gregory McMichael, 65, his son Travis, 35, and their neighbour William Bryan, 52, have been charged with murder and aggravated assault after chasing 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery and shooting him during a confrontation in February 2020.The father and son followed Arbery in a pickup truck, while Br
Insulate Britain might be floundering but eco extremism is here to stay. Doomist demonstrators might not have the best idea of how to win fights. But they are the future
UK’s planning was too ‘narrowly and inflexibly based on a flu model’
Firefighters from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service had to rescue two people who were locked in a library in Hythe after the car they were in ploughed through its wall.
I had no idea what fly-shooting was until Greenpeace invited me to spend the day at sea with them, says Simon Pegg. I saw the destructive industrial fishing that our government continues to turn a blind eye to
Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday. Rotich set a course record as he crossed the line in two hours four minutes 21 seconds to finish ahead of Ethiopia's Hailemaryam Kiros.The 31-year-old Kenyan took nearly a minute off his personal best and broke Kenenisa Bekele's seven-year course record of 2:05:04 as he picked up pace after the 25-kilometre mark.Kenya's Hillary Kipsambu came third after slipping two sp
Pregnant women at risk from health professionals’ mixed messages over safety of jabExpectant mothers tell helpline that midwives are advising them against vaccines despite threat posed by virus• Coronavirus – latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverage A vaccinator holds a swab after delivering the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to a woman at a vaccination centre. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/Sopa Images/Rex
Queues are believed to have spread across the airport.
Buildings damaged and residents injured after 4.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali
Sealiway sprang a 12-1 surprise in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as the big two, Adayar and Mishriff, finished out of the first three. Fifth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 13 days earlier, Sealiway bettered the form he showed when runner-up to St Mark's Basilica in the French Derby to lift the mile-and-a-quarter showpiece. The three-year-old colt, trained by Cedric Rossi and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, was made to fight all the way by the William Haggas-trained Dubai Honour, who only went down by three-quarters of a length.
An 11th-hour deal has been reached and a strike that would have shut down film and television productions across the U.S. was averted
Detectives believe suspect may have become ‘self-radicalised’ online during lockdown
A new vent emerged on La Palma’s Cumbre Vieja volcano on Friday, October 15, releasing gas and other material, the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute reported.A cloud with ash from the ongoing eruption reduced visibility on Saturday, El Pais reported. The recent activity also cast a sulfurous odor over parts of the island. Flights at La Palma’s airport were cancelled due to conditions.This footage, filmed on Friday and released by the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain, shows lava flows on the island, which have reached the ocean. A thermal camera inset shows heat levels in the flows. Credit: IGME via Storyful
Junta spokesman Zaw Min Tun told the BBC Burmese news service that the United States and representatives of the European Union had pressured other leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to exclude the military leader from the summit later this month. "The foreign interventions can also be seen here," he said.