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Who can get a Covid booster jab in England?. Health minister says eligible people no longer need to wait to be invited if six months has passed since second dose
The psychological damage does not affect only those who were witnesses or victims of the terrorist attacks on the night of 13 November 2015. Practically all the civil witness testimonies point to the impact of the victims' damaged lives on those around them, parents, grand-parents, children. One woman lost her sister in the terrorist attack at the Batalan. She has since lost her father, dead of a broken heart, he having spent the last five years of his life sitting in the same place, holding a p
The committee has suggested pro-Trump congressman could be called to testify as a material witness
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.
Retail sales volumes took a surprise dip last month to achieve their longest losing streak on record, according to official figures released as a measure of consumer confidence showed a slump to levels last seen in February.
Chile's Atacama desert is the driest in the world but every few years, at springtime, a little corner of it is covered in a carpet of blooming purple and yellow flowers -- a phenomenon that experts are studying to learn how plants adapt to climate change.
MPs criticise lottery operator Camelot over problem gambling. App-based games put vulnerable people at risk and limit money given to good causes, say critics
The boss of one of the UK's largest household energy suppliers has demanded urgent changes to the price cap, arguing the industry is facing a £5bn bill from surging wholesale costs. Scottish Power chief executive Keith Anderson said the price cap, introduced under the government of Theresa May to protect customers from "rip-off" tariffs, should become more reflective of the cost for suppliers to buy energy from the wholesale market. Mr Anderson was speaking as suppliers and their customers pay the price of a six-fold spike in the cost of raw energy over the past 12 months - a surge that has forced 15 small providers out of business this year.
Libya is hosting an international conference Thursday to help build stability in the deeply divided country ahead of crucial presidential elections in December. Some 30 delegations are travelling to the capital Tripoli. Among them are representatives from the United Nations, European Union, African Union and the Arab League.French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will attend, including officials from regional powers including Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria. Taking places under
Moscow, the capital of Europe's worst Covid-hit nation, will shut non-essential services between October 28 and November 7 as deaths soar and vaccination rates stall in the country, the city's mayor said Thursday.
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
The two nuclear-armed nations are gearing up for a hostile winter
Penelope Jackson is accused of murdering her husband David following a row over serving bubble and squeak with a steak dinner.
They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
LONDON (Reuters) -A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.
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.
Strictly Come Dancing hopeful Judi Love has tested positive for Covid-19 and she will miss this weekend’s show. The Loose Women star, who lives in London with her two children, and her professional partner Graziano Di Prima will sit out Saturday’s show. “While Judi and Graziano will not be taking part in Strictly Come Dancing this weekend, Strictly Come Dancing protocols mean that all being well, they will return the following week.”
Sir David Attenborough is the most likely celebrity to tempt British diners to try new food, new data from TheFork has found.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is capping a three-nation tour of Africa with Nigeria, where the hard bargaining is about much more than commercial deals. After the success of Turkish-made drones in the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, arms sales are certainly in the mix. We’ll also ask about drone diplomacy and Erdogan's bid to take custody of Nigerian schools and universities run by the rival Gulenist movement, accused of orchestrating the failed 2016 coup in Turkey.
Three people were killed as a massive gas explosion occurred at a restaurant in northern China. Video filmed in the city of Shenyang in Liaoning Province on October 21 shows a cat enjoying the sunshine in a flat being scared by a loud explosive noise and suddenly jumping up. Another dramatic dashcam captured a plume of smoke rising into the air as a restaurant exploded. Passersby were seen fleeing the scene. Nearby buildings and a bus were damaged. Three people were killed and over 30 were injured. Injured people were sent to hospital and the case is under investigation. The video was provided by local media with permission.