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News bulletin 2022/01/18 09:23View on euronews
‘He leaves it everywhere,’ she said of habit
André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died
A 23st office worker who has shed 8st 10lb in 16 months after being horrified by his size in a friend's video vows to "shout about it from the rooftops" to encourage plus-sized men to talk about their weight rather than "suffering in silence". On target to lose 10st by his 41st birthday in August and one of just four males in his 50-strong Slimming World group, Richard Griffiths, who says he was "born fat", feels men's refusal to discuss their weight means they are less supported when it comes to losing it.
Texas hostage taker had criminal and mental health history in UK. Malik Faisal Akram from Blackburn was killed by police after taking four hostages in a synagogue
Teams of daring young men grappled in the dirt with furious bucking bulls at an often-lethal Indian festival that has been a proverbial red rag to animal rights activists.
Matthew Stafford passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns in his first playoff victory and the Los Angeles Rams roared out of the wild-card round with a 34-11 win over the Arizona Cardinals
Nicola Sturgeon said she is “cautiously optimistic” about Scotland’s coronavirus situation ahead of a statement announcing possible changes to restrictions. The First Minister said the country is “in a better position than I feared we would be before Christmas”, but would not comment on whether she plans to follow Wales with a mass easing of Covid rules. Her comments came as the Scottish Tories called for the scrapping of most coronavirus restrictions, with the exception of face coverings.
Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor says it plans to sell its stake in the Myanmar fintech company Wave Money to its main partner in the venture, Yoma Strategic Holdings
Home Secretary Priti Patel has warned that the threat of foreign interference in UK politics is growing, after a Chinese spy was discovered to be working at the heart of Westminster.
New York Attorney General Letitia James said late on Tuesday that former U.S. President Donald J. Trump's family organization used "fraudulent or misleading" asset valuations to obtain economic benefits, including loans, insurance coverage, and tax deductions. James also took legal action to compel Trump and his adult children Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump to appear for sworn testimony as part of her office’s civil investigation into the Trump Organization's financial dealings. "Thus far in our investigation, we have uncovered significant evidence that suggests Donald J. Trump and the Trump Organization falsely and fraudulently valued multiple assets and misrepresented those values to financial institutions for economic benefit," James said in a statement.
Transport for London said “significant progress” was made over Christmas and the “trial operations” phase, which began on November 20, saw upgrades to train and signalling software and tunnel fire safety schemes. A precise opening date has yet to be announced but TfL commissioner Andy Byford said he would not allow the line – which will be renamed the Elizabeth line when services start running – to open until he was sure it was reliable. Originally due to have been opened by the Queen in December 2018, Crossrail has gone billions over budget, with the total cost now in excess of £20 billion.
The leader of Bolsover District Council said Freda Walker always wanted to help other people and would be sorely missed.
Aldi has narrowly beaten its discount rival Lidl to be named the cheapest supermarket of the year, according to an annual survey by Which?
The goal of Ladda i Mittstroket - which means “charging on the central road” - is to reduce drivers’ carbon footprint by making electric charging more accessible.View on euronews
The director-general of the BBC has warned it will be forced to make changes to its content if forced to rely on a subscription model. Tim Davie warned Tuesday that a loss of £285 million as a result of the licence fee being frozen for two years would mean “inevitable” cuts to programming. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries hinted on Sunday that the licence fee could be abolished from 2028, and confirmed on Monday the fee will stay at £159 until April 2024, rising with inflation for four years after.
The move comes after Babcock announced a review into contract profitability and its balance sheet last year.
The chief executives of several major American passenger and cargo airlines have warned of an impending "catastrophic" crisis that could come in less than two days when telecommunications companies deploy a new 5G service. The new C-Band 5G service set to be rolled out by AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday could leave a significant number of widebody aircraft unusable, the airlines warned. "Unless our major hubs are cleared to fly, the vast majority of the traveling and shipping public will essentially be grounded," wrote the chief executives of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and others.
News bulletin 2022/01/18 10:25View on euronews
Prime minister refuses to rule out resigning should he be censured by Sue Gray’s inquiry into rule-breaking