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SpaceX is resolving toilet spills in its capsules before it launches another crew for NASA
‘I’ve had so many messages from trolls saying: ‘If you don’t want to get spiked, just stay in’. If we do that and stay in, we are giving them exactly what they want,’ says campaigner
Four migrants, three of them children, drowned on Tuesday after a boat in which they and 23 others were trying to cross from Turkey to Greece sank, the Greek coast guard said. Greece is one of the main routes into the European Union for asylum-seekers crossing from Turkey in flimsy, overcrowded rubber boats. The boat sank off the Greek island of Chios where strong winds were blowing, a coast guard statement said.
Even with new and updated climate action plans, and pledges from major polluters, the world is on track for 2.7C of warming, a UN report shows.
Australia will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not pass legislation about the goal. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would instead rely on consumers and companies to push towards emission reductions. Australia had so far refused to join countries such as the UK and US in pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week.
The former president’s son is selling T-shirts with the words: ‘Guns don’t kill people, Alec Baldwin kills people’ for $27.99 on his website
The global supply chain crisis has meant the Government will need to find more money to fix Britain's cladding crisis with a mooted £2bn tax rise unable to cover escalating costs, experts have warned.
While the UK Government has now embarked on a programme of starting to offer 8.5 million who are eligible a third booster vaccine, the number of people in the world’s poorest countries who have been fully vaccinated is just 1.3 per cent. Earlier this year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to supply 100 million surplus vaccines within the next year to poor countries but, as with so many of his promises, he has delivered fewer than 10 per cent of this figure. The lack of equitable global vaccine distribution should be a source of great shame for Britain and other rich nations.
Comedian Dave Chappelle - whose Netflix special sparked a backlash for its comments about the LGBT+ community - has doubled down on his remarks and hit out at "cancel" culture. Chappelle, one of the biggest names in American comedy, told his audience that "gender is a fact" in his hour-long Netflix special The Closer. In his first public remarks since the controversy, he posted on Instagram that he was willing to discuss his show with members of the transgender community but added that he is "not bending to anybody's demands".
Japan's princess Mako married her university sweetheart on Tuesday, but the couple voiced sadness over the controversy that haunted their engagement as they read out their statements to the media. Since announcing their engagement in 2017, the couple has faced tabloid scandals and vicious online sniping over allegations that Komuro's family had run into financial difficulties.
It is a "real worry" that increasing minimum wage seems to be the government's "only tool" to tackle the cost of living crisis, a leading economist has warned.
Government will also freeze fuel duty to make it cheaper to drive
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen has left Parliament after taking questions from MPs and peers about social media and the UK’s proposed Online Safety Bill.
Adele has announced she will perform in London in 2022 in what will be her first live shows in five years - with some fans reporting her website has "crashed" already before the tickets are even on sale. The 33-year-old singer, whose high-profile comeback single Easy On Me broke records when it debuted at number one last week, with the highest first-week streams of any track in chart history, will play at Hyde Park in July. Adele shared the news on Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday morning with a simple "Oiii Oiiiiiiiiiiiii" message signposting fans to register for a presale on her website.
Mikel Arteta has backed Eddie Nkeitah to become a “top, top player” and is hoping that will be at Arsenal after he struck in the Carabao Cup fourth-round win over Leeds. The Gunners secured a 2-0 victory as Calum Chambers scored just 21 seconds after coming off the bench before former Leeds loanee Nketiah tapped in. It was just the 22-year-old’s second appearance of the season, his first coming in the third-round success over AFC Wimbledon, and he is out of contract in the summer.
Animal Rebellion campaigners scale a UK government building in Westminster ahead of COP26 climate summit in Glasgow next week. The group demands an end to subsidies for meat and dairy farming in a protest against environmental changes.
<strong>Train Talk: </strong>delays triggered by congestion are the best advert for HS2
A man was opening his roll up garage door when a rat fell right into his hoodie. A couple days later, it happened again! The gross but hilarious moment was captured in Coomera, Australia earlier this year.
The president of Lithuania met with a mother concerned for her LGBT+ child’s future, and the future of every other child like them.
A powerful nor’easter storm dumped several inches of rain in New York City and nearby areas, causing flash flooding along roadways on October 26.As of Tuesday afternoon, the storm had dropped 2.73 inches of rain in Central Park, while Newark received 3.08 inches and LaGuardia airport in Queens tallied 2.15 inches, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).This footage, taken in Queens on Tuesday morning, shows vehicles driving through floodwater.The NWS forecast that the storm system would continue to impact the region through Tuesday evening. Credit: @NYCdeb8tr via Storyful