The North Sea is generally regarded as one of the world's most mature oil and gas resources.
More than 14,500 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the UK in the last 24 hours.The latest data shows 14,542 Covid-19 infections have been recorded overnight, bringing the total to 530,113.
Supreme Court justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito have launched an extraordinary attack on the ruling that led to equal marriage, claiming that people who discriminate against gay couples are “victims” of the law.
Claudia Conway has been ordered by her mother Kellyanne to "correct” comments on TikTok suggesting she “lied” to her about testing positive for coronavirus.The former Donald Trump adviser was heard insisting the 15-year-old clarify to her 1.1 million followers that she had three tests, one of which was negative.
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Azerbaijan's ties with Russia, already strained by conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, face further pressure from the launch later this year of a gas pipeline that is poised to squeeze Moscow's diminished gas sales to Europe and Turkey. The $40 billion Southern Gas Corridor will draw from Azerbaijan's giant Shah Deniz II field in the Caspian Sea and has the backing of the European Commission as it seeks to curb Europe's dependence on Russian energy.
The band, one of the best-selling rock acts of all time, was handed victory after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the case, meaning that a March 2020 decision by a U.S. appeals court in Led Zeppelin's favor will stand. Lead singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page had been accused in the six-year long case of lifting the riff - one of the best-known openings in rock music - from a song called "Taurus", written by the late Randy Wolfe of the U.S. band Spirit. Wolfe, who performed as Randy California, drowned in 1997, and the case was brought by a trustee for his estate.
NHS will officially recognise 'Long Covid' and advise doctors on how to treat long-lasting symptomsNew guidance is being drawn up which aims to reduce inconsistencies in care for those with persistent symptoms of the coronavirus.
Republican congressman Matt Gaetz declared as Donald Trump returned to the White House: “I will never love another President again!”
Staff at Chester Zoo were shocked to find a Bornean orangutan had given birth just a few months after she had returned negative pregnancy tests.According to the zoo, staff recently discovered mum Leia cradling her newborn.The zoo said the new arrival is “bright and alert” and is suckling well from Leia, who is incredibly protective of her new infant.“The pregnancy tests we had carried out on Leia in the months prior to the birth had actually returned negative results. It was therefore a wonderful surprise to arrive one morning to see her protectively cradling a beautiful new arrival,” Chris Yarwood, a primate keeper at the zoo, said.“Leia enjoys spending lots of time alone with her baby and has so far been quite shy about showing it off. She always keeps it really close to her and so we’ve not yet been able to clearly determine what the gender of the infant is,” he added. Credit: Chester Zoo via Storyful
Professor Neil Ferguson, who was involved in the modelling that initiated the UK's first lockdown, says new measures have to be considered in a "very different context".
The “superhabitable” planets include those that are older, a little larger, slightly warmer and possibly wetter than Earth.
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The reality star has revealed she nursed her husband alone while he battled COVID-19.
The European Union's top court said on Tuesday that Hungary breached EU law with its reform of higher education rules, which forced a university founded by George Soros to move most of its activities out of the country. The ruling follows a complaint from the European Commission and is one of many issues in which the EU has clashed with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, accused in Brussels of a backslide on civil liberties, corruption and the rule of law. Hungary's justice minister said Budapest would implement the European Court of Justice ruling but reiterated that all schools must meet equal rules, and "on this the Hungarian government finds double standards to be unacceptable."
The Government's flagship immigration bill that will end EU freedom-of-movement rules in the UK has suffered a string of heavy defeats in the Lords.Peers demanded a series of changes to the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill, including to ensure continued help for unaccompanied child refugees.