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A museum in Oxford is hiring a curator to return human remains as part of its decolonisation pledge, but must first work out where they will be returned to.
Farha Bushra, 20, complained there wasn’t enough to eat.
The fossilised remains of the largest triceratops dinosaur ever found went under the hammer in Paris on Thursday for a European record price of 6.65 million euros. France's museums couldn't hope to compete. Big John roamed modern day South Dakota, in the US, some 66 million years ago during the Upper Cretaceous period – the final era of dinosaurs. He died in a floodplain, buried in mud that kept him well preserved.In 2014, paleontologists managed to dig up 60 percent of the plant-eating dinosaur
Sir Archie Lamb, who has died a few days before his 100th birthday, joined the Foreign Office aged 17 as a filing clerk and retired from it 43 years later as Ambassador to Norway, the first of its clerical staff to reach such a height as the FO began basing promotion on talent rather than privilege.
Best podcasts of the week: more supernatural spookiness with the creator of the Battersea Poltergeist. Danny Robins returns to examine listeners’ freaky real-life tales. Plus: Radiolab pays homage to the cassette tape, and Home/Front tells the story of an unusual anti-war activist
By declaring the Prince of Wales the prince regent, the Queen could retain her title, status and position, but allow her son to conduct the constitutional aspects of the job
A former politician who called for the overthrow of the French government has been charged with terrorism over a far-right plot to attack vaccination centres. Other targets included a masonic lodge, according to the authorities. Rémy Daillet-Wiedemann was already accused of masterminding the kidnapping of an eight-year-old girl taken from her grandmother's home in April.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
Barry Gardiner said the Government was aiming to stop the Bill despite it having cross-party support.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce a range of investments to give children the ‘best possible start to life at Wednesday’s Budget
Tory mask converts and holdouts witness an object lesson in disinformation. By the end of the vaccines minister Maggie Throup’s Commons performance we knew less than we had at the start
A mutation of COVID-19 has been designated a "variant under investigation" by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), after it emerged it may be more transmissible then Delta. The variant - known as Delta AY.4.2 - was designated after the UKHSA said it has "become increasingly common in the UK in recent months". Delta AY.4.2 - which mutated from the Delta coronavirus variant - will now be monitored by scientists.
Two other people were injured in the incident in Lymington on Friday night.
Police officer kicks man to ground during arrest
Controversial talk show host would pip Le Pen to face Macron in presidential run-off, according to new poll
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth spent a night in hospital for the first time in years for what Buckingham Palace termed 'preliminary investigations' but returned to Windsor Castle on Thursday where she was in good spirits. "Following medical advice to rest for a few days, the queen attended hospital on Wednesday afternoon for some preliminary investigations, returning to Windsor Castle at lunchtime today, and remains in good spirits," the palace said in a statement. She returned to her desk for work on Thursday afternoon and was undertaking some light duties, the source said.
The papers largely carry pictures of Alec Baldwin following a fatal incident on a film set.
Nasa announces uncrewed flights around the Moon to begin in February 2022. The Orion capsule will be launched on the Space Launch System, paving the way for the resumption of people to walk on Earth’s satellite again
Germany recorded the highest incidence of coronavirus infections since mid-May on Saturday, reaching the threshold of 100 cases per 100,000 in the past seven days that used to be the yardstick for imposing a strict lockdown. However, Health Minister Jens Spahn noted that Germany could cope much better now due to vaccination, although he said restrictions like mask wearing and limits on indoor activity for unvaccinated people would stay until next spring. The seven-day incidence rate of cases - which until August was used to decide whether to impose more stringent COVID-19 curbs - rose to 100 on Saturday from 95 on Friday, the Robert Koch Institute responsible for disease control said.
Thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government have marched in Budapest on Saturday in a demonstration of unity behind the populist leader’s contentious policies