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Fire damages historic ‘Iron Bridge’ in Rome
Firefighters in California made progress containing the Alisal fire burning northwest of Santa Barbara by Friday, October 15, officials said.As of October 15, the fire was 16,901 acres in size and was 41 percent contained, according to official reports.Containment jumped overnight from five percent, local media reported, as evacuations were ordered in the town of Gaviota.A total of 1,751 personnel were fighting the fire in Santa Barbara County, which was first reported on Monday afternoon. Its cause was under investigation.Video captured by Julie D’Angelo shows smoke rising from the fire as a helicopter flew overhead on Friday. She said she filmed the footage from Highway 101, which had reopened since its closure Monday due to the fire. Credit: Julie D’Angelo via Storyful
Sealiway sprang a 12-1 surprise in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as the big two, Adayar and Mishriff, finished out of the first three. Fifth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 13 days earlier, Sealiway bettered the form he showed when runner-up to St Mark's Basilica in the French Derby to lift the mile-and-a-quarter showpiece. The three-year-old colt, trained by Cedric Rossi and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, was made to fight all the way by the William Haggas-trained Dubai Honour, who only went down by three-quarters of a length.
Sir David Amess received an “upsetting” threat in the days leading up to the fatal attack on him during a routine constituency surgery, it has emerged.
The boy was was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
Brendan Rodgers’ men ran out 4-2 victors in a chaotic end to an entertaining encounter.
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This week’s new entertainment releases include an Elton John album of duets and an HBO documentary about the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump
I had no idea what fly-shooting was until Greenpeace invited me to spend the day at sea with them, says Simon Pegg. I saw the destructive industrial fishing that our government continues to turn a blind eye to
Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday. Rotich set a course record as he crossed the line in two hours four minutes 21 seconds to finish ahead of Ethiopia's Hailemaryam Kiros.The 31-year-old Kenyan took nearly a minute off his personal best and broke Kenenisa Bekele's seven-year course record of 2:05:04 as he picked up pace after the 25-kilometre mark.Kenya's Hillary Kipsambu came third after slipping two sp
A wild bear fell into a village well at night time while searching for food in the area of Kothagiri, Indian state of Tamilnadu, on October 17. Locals heard some strange noise coming from the deep hole. They stopped by and noticed that the large animal was trapped inside. After informing the forest department, they decided to rescue the animal by placing a ladder to facilitate its escape. Villagers are seen making noise and using wooden fire torches to scare the animal and make it climb the ladder. Finally, the bear climbs up the well and vanishes into the wild.
Thousands of affordable UK homes ‘won’t be built because of safety crisis’. Construction firms say diversion of money towards repairs will result in fewer new buildings
NASA launched a first-of-its kind mission on Saturday to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, two large clusters of space rocks that scientists believe are remnants of primordial material that formed the solar system's outer planets. The space probe, dubbed Lucy and packed inside a special cargo capsule, lifted off on schedule from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 5:34 a.m. EDT (0934 GMT), NASA said.It was carried aloft by an Atlas V rocket from United Launch Alliance, a joint venture
There's no immediate end in sight to the volcanic eruption that has caused chaos on the Spanish isle of La Palma since it began about a month ago, the president of the Canary Islands said on Sunday. There were 42 seismic movements on the island on Sunday, the largest of which measured 4.3, according to the Spanish National Geographical Institute."There are no signs that an end of the eruption is imminent even though this is the greatest desire of everyone," President Angel Víctor Torres said at
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has hailed Mohamed Salah as the best player in the world following Liverpool’s 5-0 demolition of Watford.
A former Boeing employee has pleaded not guilty to charges of fraud in connection with development of the 737 Max before two of the planes crashed
Instances of abuse reported to the police by politicians are not always followed up by forces, an MP has told Sky News, as he recalled having his car vandalised and office subject to an arson attack.
The day I cooked timpano with Stanley Tucci. The giant Italian pie was the centrepiece of the star’s Big Night film. Now he’s invited me round to his house to make it . Now try cooking Tucci’s timpano yourself
An 11th-hour deal has been reached and a strike that would have shut down film and television productions across the U.S. was averted
Head judge reassured viewers she was taking their concerns seriously
Angela Rayner is under fresh pressure to apologise for her “Tory scum” comments in the wake of Conservative MP Sir David Amess’ murder. Labour’s deputy leader joined colleagues from across the House of Commons paying tribute to Sir David, 69, who stabbed to death in front of horrified onlookers at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex on Friday. In a late-night rant on September 25, Mrs Rayner said she was “sick of shouting from the sidelines” at “a bunch of scum, homophobic, racist, misogynistic, absolute pile of... banana republic... Etonian... piece of scum”.