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Prosecutors are inching closer to concluding their case at the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial, calling two final witnesses to try to further cement allegations he groomed young victims for unwanted sex and psychological torment in episodes dating to the 1990s
Testing and restrictions will be eased for double-jabbed travellers from 4 October
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who ruled Algeria for two decades before resigning in 2019 as huge protests engulfed the country, died on Friday aged 84, public television announced. The former strongman had left office in April 2019 under pressure from the military, following weeks of demonstrations over his bid to run for a fifth term in office.After quitting, he had stayed out of the public eye at a residence in western Algiers.Bouteflika became president of Algeria in 1999 as the former French colony
Unvaccinated university students have been urged to get a Covid jab during freshers’ week to protect themselves and their peers against the virus. The NHS’s top doctor has called on freshers to get the vaccine at pop-up clinics and walk-in centres set up by universities before their courses begin. The plea comes as thousands of students are arriving at university campuses across the UK over the next few weeks. Professor Stephen Powis, national medical director of NHS England, said: “Starting university is a really exciting time and getting your Covid vaccine means you will be armed with maximum protection against the virus. Int 2: Tehmeena Ajmal, Covid-19 operations director at Oxford Health Int 1 Alexandre Fagnan
While the risk of severe <a href="/topic/covid-19">Covid-19</a> after vaccination remains low, some people remain more vulnerable than others, research shows
The knock on the door that Kristen Bigogno has long dreaded finally arrived Friday — two St. Louis deputies came to evict her, joined by a couple of other men there to change the locks on the apartment
A Los Angeles jury has reached a verdict in the lengthy murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst
Song was previously heard in a trailer for ‘Spirit Untamed’
A statue of Christopher Columbus that was taken down from Mexico City's central boulevard won't be going back up for months
Paris is furious after the UK-US deal to supply Australian navy with nuclear submarines led to cancellation of contract with France.
A copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle, an early example of a mechanically printed book, is to go under the hammer in Edinburgh.
Crystal Turner, 38, and Kylen Schulte, 24, were killed near one of Gabby Petito’s last known locations
The headline item is Girl With Balloon (Colour AP – Gold), which could sell for more than a million.
People with chronic conditions such as Down’s syndrome, kidney disease, sickle cell disease or HIV/Aids are also at greater risk.
To mark the launch of Great Big Green Week, WWF’s executive director of advocacy and campaigns, <a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/author/katie-white-0">Katie White</a>, has exclusively collated images for The Independent illustrating both how UK communities are united in the fight against the climate emergency, and why this is a fight that unites us all
Firefighters battling to protect the world's biggest tree from wildfires ravaging the parched United States said Friday they are optimistic it can be saved.
UK’s international rules overhauled to be made easier for travellers
A Utah county sheriff said Friday detectives have determined there is no connection between the disappearance of a Florida woman who went missing during a cross-country trip with her boyfriend and a still-unsolved slaying of two women who were fatally shot
An influential US government advisory panel has rejected plans to give COVID-19 booster jabs to most Americans - only backing them for people aged 65 and over, and those at high risk of severe disease. The decisions were made by a committee of experts who advise the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and deliver a huge blow to the Biden administration. US President Joe Biden announced a plan, around a month ago, to offer booster jabs of both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to nearly all Americans eight months after they get their second dose.
The plea comes as thousands of students are arriving at university campuses across the UK for the start of term.