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At least two people have been killed as Storm Arwen brought gusts of almost 100mph, causing widespread disruption across the UK.
From vacuums to coffee machines and air fryers, there’s no better time to upgrade your appliances
Women demonstrate in Madrid to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against WomenView on euronews
La Palma volcano lava torches everything in its path in new footage
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An Australian journalist whose "million dollar" interview with Adele was canned because he did not listen to her new Album 30 has apologised on air. Matt Doran, of Channel 7 News, flew to London ahead of the singer's first release in six years to speak to her. It is reported the agreement for the interview and rights to other related content cost the channel a million Australian dollars - around £530,000.
(Reuters) -Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who helped American musical theater evolve beyond pure entertainment and reach new artistic heights with such works as "West Side Story," "Into the Woods" and "Sweeney Todd," died early Friday at the age of 91, his publicist said. Sondheim's eight Tony Awards for his lyrics and music surpassed the total of any other composer. He started early, learning the art of musical theater when he was a teenager from his mentor Oscar Hammerstein II, the legendary lyricist behind "The Sound of Music."
A new river of lava started spewing out of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma this week. The molten rock that is devouring everything in its path has reportedly entered a cemetery and a solar power station.
London Underground staff strike in protest against new Night Tube rota
The TV judge is having to self-isolate.
If the UK provided safe routes into Britain for those fleeing conflict, torture and certain death, then no one would have to cross the Channel in this way
So the new variant has a name, but we've no idea about its reputation.
Dozens of Million Women Rise supporters gathered outside Scotland Yard in central London on Thursday afternoon.
A severe hailstorm disrupted operations at Barcelona–El Prat Airport in Spain on the morning of November 25, with flights completely stalled at one point, according to local reports.The airport’s website listed multiple flight delays that morning. This footage showing lightning flashing in the sky at the airport was captured by Twitter user @Sargantocosmic.Hail also caused disruptions at other airports, according to weather information service El Tiempo. Credit: @Sargantocosmic via Storyful
Sipho Mtshali is 63 years old and has been selling ice cream for over 40 years in the famous township of Soweto. From apartheid to today, he has seen the community change and how it has affected his business. His van and the melody it plays have made him inimitable and unavoidable on the streets, where young and old line up for his famous vanilla-strawberry ice cream.
Thomas Tuchel is convinced Romelu Lukaku will still be a game-changing signing for Chelsea – despite the European champions thriving in his absence. Chelsea have powered on in the Premier League and Europe despite their club record £97.5million striker being side-lined with an ankle injury for the past month. An unbeaten run in all competitions has included thumping wins against Norwich and Juventus – but Tuchel is adamant the return of Lukaku cannot come soon enough.
The emergence of a new coronavirus variant with significant mutations to the spike protein may change nothing about the pandemic. The jump in cases in the Gauteng province of South Africa has been linked to the B.1.1.529 variant, but it is not certain that it is more transmissible. Epidemiologists might instead be looking at the results of a particularly potent super-spreader event, which makes it seem as if one variant is spreading faster than all the rest, when in fact it just happens to have infected one especially sociable host.
The Royal Ballet has changed an Arabian dance in its production of The Nutcracker. The company said it was reimagining the “harem” scene in the Tchaikovsky original to ensure that it remained “fresh and inclusive... to a broad audience”. During Tuesday’s opening of the altered production only two dancers performed the scene, instead of the usual three female dancers and one male over worries that its harem overtones would offend.
The official aim of Friday's session of the Paris attacks trial was to hear evidence from Belgian police investigators on the backgrounds of two of the dead terrorists and one other suspect. The hearing was, however, marked by the refusal of five prisoners to appear before the court, and by a series of angry clashes between the tribunal in Paris and the police witnesses in Brussels. Four prisoners . . . Salah Abdeslam, Mohamed Abrini, Sofien Ayari and Osama Krayem . . . once again refused to tak
Sir Lindsay Hoyle said other mothers in the Commons had asked him to keep the current rules preventing MPs bringing their babies into debates.