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President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to Belmondo
President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to Belmondo
Intensifying volcanic explosions on the Spanish island of La Palma forced firefighters to retreat and authorities to evacuate three more towns on Friday, while airlines cancelled flights due to a cloud of gas and ash, the biggest since the volcano erupted. Firefighters pulled out of clean-up work in the town of Todoque on Friday afternoon as a new vent opened up in the flank of the volcano and videos shared on social media showed a massive shockwave emanating from the eruption site.A Reuters wit
Roald Dahl’s universe might not be a golden ticket for the writer’s fansNetflix has snapped up the author’s entire estate but could struggle to do justice to the fantastic world of his imagination Gene Wilder and Peter Ostrum as Willy Wonka and Charlie in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971). Photograph: Allstar/WARNER BROS./Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries visits the Worcestershire Medal Service in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, where the Queen's Platinum Jubilee medal is being struck ahead of next year's celebrations. The medal will be awarded to serving frontline staff with five years' service, including police, fire, paramedic and prison staff and armed forces personnel. Exclusive footage of the previously unseen medal and interviews with Nadine Dorries and Worcestershire Medal Service chief executive Phil McDermott.
"It’s a shame because I feel like it’s a great opportunity for good to happen."
Kate Middleton meets US Open Champion Emma Raducanu and congratulates her on her surprise success. The Duches of Cambridge tells Raducanu and her team how "seriously impressive" the victory was.
The transport secretary has said there would be no fuel queues if motorists filled up as normal as he accused a haulage group of triggering the "manufactured situation". Speaking to Sky News' Trevor Phillips on Sunday programme, Grant Shapps insisted there was "plenty of fuel" and urged the public to be "sensible" as some retailers were forced to shut their pumps and ration sales in the face of long lines at petrol stations for a third day. The supply crisis has been caused by a shortage of fuel tanker drivers.
Representatives of families bereaved in the Troubles took to the streets to express their opposition to the ending of prosecutions.
Exiled Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont "must be brought to justice," Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says, a day after the former regional head was arrested in Italy after fleeing Spain.
Russell T Davies to return to Doctor Who as showrunnerThe Queer as Folk and It’s a Sin creator first revived the science-fiction series for the BBC in 2005 Russell T Davies said he was ‘beyond excited to be back on my favourite show’. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Rex/Shutterstock
Comes after Democrats passed a party line vote to encode abortion rights.
The Duke of Cambridge will be hosting a new television show about the environment featuring pioneers who have been recognised for finding innovative solutions to the most pressing climate issues.
A resident in Dudhamali, a small village in India's Gujarat state, was shaking when he came home to find an uninvited guest that had made itself comfortable in his house.
Great British Bake Off star John Whaite came joint second on the leaderboard in the competition’s first all-male pairing.
Industry bodies said consumers and businesses faced ‘another less than happy’ festive season if the offer was not made more generous.
The town of Greenville, California was completely burned to the ground almost two months ago when the Dixie Fire tore through the area. Buildings lay in ruins, cars sit scorched and trees stand charred after what the governer called a "climate-induced" wildfire. Climate change amplifies droughts, creating ideal conditions for wildfires to spread out of control and inflict unprecedented material and environmental damage.
The Fawn Fire burning in Shasta County, California, reached 5,850 acres and was 10 percent contained as of Friday, September 24, after it destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to evacuate, according to local officials.A woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with the blaze, according to Cal Fire. The agency is recommending that she be charged with “arson to wildland” with an “enhancement” due to California’s declared wildfire state of emergency.This timelapse sent to Storyful by Jerry Hamblen, who photographed the compiled images taken near Redding, shows red flames engulfing a hill on Thursday. Credit: Jerry Hamblen via Storyful
The hunt is on to also find 5,500 poultry staff to tackle shortages – but visas will only ‘be valid until 24 December’
Powerful owls are gentle giants stalking our suburbs, but they are also on the edge. These are massive, charismatic birds with an exhibitionistic streak who have increasingly moved to the city with their natural habitat under pressure . The Guardian/ BirdLife Australia 2021 bird of the year poll begins on Monday
More than 100 people gathered at General Gordon Square in Woolwich to hold a vigil in memory of 15-year-old Tamim Ian Habimana, who was stabbed to death while walking home in south-east London. His mother, Hawa Haragakiza, called for more to be done to protect people on the UK’s streets.
The singer's fiancé credited the #FreeBritney movement with helping to shed light on the conservatorship arrangement.