Firefighters battle Thai factory fire into morning
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Firefighters battle Thai factory fire into morning
Northern Ireland could once again break temperature records as warning there remains in place.
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Ministers accused of trying to "hide" bad news.
Footage shows the man, who has not been identified, sliding down roof tiles and falling from a semi-detached house in Bloxwich, Walsall, before hitting the pavement behind a car with a thud on Thursday, 22 July.West Mids Police officers had found around 70 cannabis plants and were searching the property when the man climbed on to the roof. Police were seen shouting, 'Stay there' at him after his fall. The man, who was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis, was hospitalised with potentially serious injuries. A Police spokesperson said he would be questioned when medically fit.
Jack Whitehall has been forced out of his new £17.5million Notting Hill home by flash floods. Water is said to have cascaded through the kitchen of his five-bedroom converted pub home, which he shares with girlfriend Roxy Hormer, 29. Whitehall, 33, bought the property last month.
Thomas Markle Snr appealed to the Queen about his grandchildren too.
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Sage adviser claims ministers trying to get as many as possible infected with CovidExclusive: Prof Robert West says rhetoric about caution is ‘a way of putting blame on public’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage There are fears that the NHS will face another winter of immense pressure. Photograph: Graeme Robertson/The Guardian
There was a "real prospect" that the Omagh bombing could have been prevented, a judge has ruled. Delivering his judgment at Belfast High Court, Mr Justice Horner urged both the British and Irish governments to investigate the atrocity in August 1998. It is necessary to examine whether a more "proactive" security approach against dissident republican terrorists in the lead-up to the attack might have thwarted it, he said.
Scientists cautious over whether fall in UK Covid cases is a trend. New reported cases are down despite rise in ONS figures, but effects of 19 July easing and school holidays yet to be seen
Members of the royal family are invited to spend time at Balmoral every summer.
Body camera footage shows police officer, who has been charged with assault, firing without warning
The first-lap collision has proven to be an expensive one
(Reuters) -Myanmar has appointed a new temporary head of its embassy in London, Britain's foreign ministry said on Friday, replacing the previous ambassador who was ousted after breaking ranks with the military government over its Feb. 1 coup. The selection of the new "charge d'affaires ad interim" did not require the consent of the British government, a foreign ministry spokesperson told Reuters, which first reported the move earlier on Friday. More than 900 people opposing the junta have been killed by security forces since the coup, drawing international condemnation and sanctions including from Britain.
Exclusive polling for The Independent shows just 12 per cent of Britons intend to go abroad this summer
The risks posed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to young adults in their 20s and 30s may now be outweighed by its benefits, according to the calculus used by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to decide which age groups should get which vaccine. With Britain now in the midst of another full-blown wave of COVID-19, the risk-benefit judgement looks to have shifted, with the upshot that the benefits from the vaccines may now outweigh those risks for all age groups. In April, the JCVI recommended that, in the light of a small number of severe side-effects and deaths among those receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine, those aged under 30 should be given the option of receiving an alternative vaccine from Pfizer or Moderna.
“This has been an emotionally challenging and incredibly complex case, in part, due to the ages of all involved,” Chief Inspector James Stock said.
The former Manchester United star denies assault and controlling and coercive behaviour.
A new poll shows that most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots
Bones have been found close to where the British hiker Esther Dingley went missing last year. Ms Dingley, an experienced hiker, was last seen on the Pico Salvaguardia in the Pyrenees, on the border between France and Spain, on Nov 22. She and her partner Dan Colegate had left England in 2014 to go on an adventure of a lifetime, which had been intended to last 12 months but stretched to six years. The 37-year-old sent a selfie to Mr Colgate from the 9,000ft Pic de Sauvegarde on the day she went m