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While the red weather warning expired in the early hours of Saturday, the Met Office said amber and yellow warnings for wind remained in place.
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Paddy McGuinness has a frank chat about autism and parenting with Paul Scholes in his new documentary.
Lukashenko made his first public appearance at the Polish border since the start of the crisis.View on euronews
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A drug cocktail could help fight the new variant after results show it is four times better at keeping people out of intensive care than the current treatment.
World nations gather Monday to thrash out whether to pursue a pandemic treaty setting out how to handle the next crisis -- which experts fear is only a matter of time.
France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the interests of the people who live there, government minister Sebastien Lecornu has said, following days of sometimes violent protests. Guadeloupe and the nearby French island of Martinique have seen several days of protests against Covid-19 measures that have spilled over into violence.Lecornu, the minister for France's overseas territories, said in a YouTube video issued late on Friday that cer
(Reuters) -Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who helped American musical theater evolve beyond pure entertainment and reach new artistic heights with such works as "West Side Story," "Into the Woods" and "Sweeney Todd," died early Friday at the age of 91, his publicist said. Sondheim's eight Tony Awards for his lyrics and music surpassed the total of any other composer. He started early, learning the art of musical theater when he was a teenager from his mentor Oscar Hammerstein II, the legendary lyricist behind "The Sound of Music."
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A council in Australia appears set to effectively ban cats from being outdoors unless they are on a lead. Planned changes to laws in Freemantle, Western Australia, would see felines prohibited from all council owned areas, including roads, verges and bushlands. Members of the council voted to approve proposals tabled by Councillor Adin Lang, on the basis it would protect wildlife and remove the risk of cats being hit by cars.
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Two teenage brothers were shot dead, while 40-year mother, sisters and 13-year-old brother were injured
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At least two people have been killed as Storm Arwen brought gusts of almost 100mph, causing widespread disruption across the UK.
The Government added South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia to the UK’s travel red list on Thursday evening.