Mercury 2021 shortlist
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Mercury 2021 shortlist
A surge of lava destroyed around 100 homes on Spain's Canary Islands a day after a volcano erupted, forcing 5,500 people to leave the area, local authorities said on Monday.
Premier League football team Wolverhampton Wanderers are to launch their own record label. Wolves Records will be a partnership between the club, currently 16th in the league, and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), and will initially focus on artists in the Midlands. The club hopes it will expand internationally in the future and it is taking submissions from local, national and international artists online.
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.
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.
The energy crisis threatens to cause widespread disruption.
Northern line trains began serving two new stations in south London on Monday following the completion of a £1.1 billion project.
Cranswick boss Adam Couch urged the government, which has been in emergency talks with the energy industry to deal with soaring gas prices, to act immediately to avert "a major crisis in the food industry". "We have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic to keep food on the shelves, but there is a real risk of product shortages across the country if the Government does not act immediately to address these issues .... C02 shortages could effectively bring production to a halt." Carbon dioxide is used to stun animals before slaughter, in the vacuum packing of food products to extend their shelf life, and to put the fizz into beer, cider and soft drinks.
First Thing: Covid booster shot vote ‘not the end of the story’, says Fauci. Million deaths avoidable if vaccinations increase, adviser says. Plus, Ted Lasso and The Crown triumph at the Emmys
A group of 360 tourists who were evacuated from a beach resort in Spain's Canary island on Sunday after a volcano erupted in La Palma have been transferred to the nearby island of Tenerife by ferry on Monday morning, a spokesperson of ferry operator Fred Olsen said. Another 180 tourists, also part of that group of over 500 tourists evacuated as a precaution from the resort in Puerto Naos, could be evacuated to the archipelago's biggest island later in the day, the spokesperson added.
The world’s first variant-proof booster vaccine, which could prevent the need for jabs to be tweaked regularly to combat new strains, is being trialled in Manchester.
The Just A Little singer shared a photo of herself with bandmates Jessica Taylor and Kelli Young.
The prime minister says that market forces will rectify rising gas prices. Is he right? Obviously not
INTERVIEW: The prolific Swedish character actor, best known for feeding Steve Buscemi to a woodchipper in ‘Fargo’, talks to Adam White about psychic powers, Disneyland, and why choosing movies is a bit like being in Oasis
A billionaire wants to build a utopia in the US desert. Seems like this could go wrong. The architects of the proposed 150,000-acre project are scouting the American south-west. They’re already predicting the first residents can move in by 2030
How AI is accelerating drug research – thanks to the professor ‘trying to change chemistry’. Scientists can spend years in the trial and error phase as they strive to develop new treatments. Now an academic at the University of Toronto is working to speed up this process
AstraZeneca hails ‘groundbreaking’ results of Enhertu study
French President Emmanuel Macron has apologized to Algerians who fought alongside French colonial forces in Algeria’s war for independence
A body has now been found in Wyoming that is believed to be that of missing Gabby Petito.
‘That makes me f***ing mad. But there’s not a thing I can do except smile and wave,’ wrote the actor
Eat the rich! Why millennials and generation Z have turned their backs on capitalism. Nearly eight out of 10 of young Britons blame capitalism for the housing crisis and two-thirds want to live under a socialist economic system. How did that happen?