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The Lucy mission could revolutionise our knowledge of the Solar System’s history, while the DART mission could help redirect hazardous asteroids in the future.
China, coal and COP26: can the world’s biggest emitter give up its dirty habit?Those who helped fuel China’s growth fear for livelihoods, while power shortages create transition dilemma for Xi Jinping Shanxi residents wear masks for protection as smoke billows from coal stacks in 2015. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images
A New Zealand woman did her best Bruce Bogtrotter impression in Auckland, eating an entire three-tier Japanese cheesecake in under five minutes.Auckland-based competitive eater and model Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.“It’s, like, so creamy,” Zisser says in the video as she eats the cheesecake, which she bought from Uncle Tetsu’s and decorated herself.She managed to scarf down the dessert in just four minutes and 55 seconds without the help of any liquids.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
Tom Daley said stories of “beatings, kidnappings and torture of gay people” played a part in his decision to avoid a 2014 diving competition in Russia.
China’s booming real estate market could spell trouble for the economyHousing activity accounts for 29% of GDP, but Evergrande’s debt crisis is sign that things could soon change The Ordos Kangbashi district in Inner Mongolia, famed for being a ‘ghost city’, has since filled up a bit. Photograph: Qilai Shen/Corbis/Getty
An electric cargo drone designed to carry up to 200 kilograms (441 pounds) successfully completed its first public flight at the Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) World Congress 2021 in Hamburg, Germany, on October 12.This footage filmed by Volocopter GmbH shows the VoloDrone’s three-minute test flight. According to the company, the flight reached a maximum altitude of 22 meters (about 72 feet) while carrying a Euro-pallet-sized load in a box between the drone’s landing gear.The demonstration showed “how drone operations can extend the existing logistics infrastructure for land or sea transport to create entirely new supply chains and transport routes,” Volocopter said in a press release.The ITS World Congress, a convention centered on “smart mobility and the digitalization of transportation,” is being held in Hamburg from October 11 to 15. Credit: Volocopter GmbH via Storyful
The cult leader’s body was found decorated with Christmas lights, and its eyeless sockets decorated with glitter
Vehicles were on way to elementary school when they were swept into creek
The collection of items from No Time To Die is on show at the National Motor Museum.
The UK has recorded a further 148 COVID-related deaths and 43,423 new cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, government figures show.
The force said a 14-year-old girl was approached on her way to school in the Three Bridges area by a man wearing a yellow hi-vis jacket.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been nominated as the presidential candidate of France's Socialist party, partial party vote results showed Thursday, despite her languishing in the race to unseat incumbent Emmanuel Macron. The 62-year-old politician, who announced her plans to run for president a month ago, aims to revive the fortunes of the beleaguered Socialists in April's election with a campaign stressing environmental and social issues.She won more than 72 percent of votes cast by party member
It’s famously difficult to put a good book down, but now might be a great time to pick up a new Kindle
The former health secretary put out a statement after a UN spokesman said he would not be able to be a special representative.
Friday's session at the special criminal court in Paris, where 20 men are being tried for their alleged participation in the November 2015 terrorist attacks, heard the anger and grief of the survivors and their families expressed in different accents, and in English. With chilling simplicity, a mother summarised her existence since the death of her 24-year-old daughter at the Bataclan: "My life is pain," she said.The theme is recurrent in the tragic sequence of victim testimonies. For those who
It was a sombre first full day in office for Norway’s new prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre as he visited the close-knit former mining town of Kongsberg - that’s been torn apart by a bow and arrow attack that left five people dead.View on euronews
Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed several times at his constituency surgery. Sir David, 69, had been an MP for 38 years having first been elected to parliament in 1983. Sir David instead focussed his efforts from the back benches of the House of Commons.
Here's 30 glorious seconds of Josh O'Connor posing on the red carpot at the Mothering Sunday premiere at BFI London Film Festival. You're welcome! .
Suspect uses tractor to steal two motorcycles in Australia
A government watchdog group says it has filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki for a comment she made earlier this week about Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe