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Mark Zuckerberg is said to be keen to signal the company’s intent to move beyond just social media and the controversies which have engulfed it.
Boris Johnson strikes £400m deal with Bill Gates to boost green technology. PM says partnership will help emerging solutions that are still too expensive for commercial development
The usually chaotic streets of Haiti’s capital were quiet and largely empty Monday as thousands of workers angry about the nation’s lack of security went on strike in protest two days after 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group were abducted by a violent gang. American officials including the FBI were working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of the 12 adults and five children connected with the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries who disappeared Saturday while on a tri
North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, in Pyongyang’s latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability.
A monumental project to memorialise one of the Holocaust’s most shameful episodes has been complicated by scandal and geopolitics, reports Oliver Carroll in Kiev
He was charged with the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in County Tyrone in 1974.
Netflix is down for thousands of people across the world with users begging the streaming service to “please fix” the issues. Others suggested their Netflix came back to life briefly before cutting out again. Unable to access their television shows and movies, fans flooded social media with complaints.
Bath & North East Somerset is now recording the highest rate in the country.
The Diversity star has made a documentary about one of TV's most complained about moments.
It is the highest figure for daily reported deaths since March 9. A further 223 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday which brought the UK total to 138,629. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 164,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate.
Police identified the cause of the blast as a cut gas pipe.
At least seven migrants have died in the freezing no-man's land at Belarus's border with the European Union. Minsk has been subject to sanctions over last year's post-electoral crackdown ordered by strongman Alexander Lukashenko. His regime is accused of encouraging charter flights from Iraq and Turkey and then sending them towards the border, with neighbouring Lithuania wondering how thousands have come their way, compared with 80 migrants for all of 2020.
A police force is fighting the decision to allow an officer to keep his job after he flashed his warrant card at a woman in an attempt to "abuse his position for a sexual purpose". PC Imran Aftab received a final written warning over the "appalling" incident in April 2020 in which he also made racist comments and breached COVID rules, British Transport Police (BTP) said. The force is now appealing the decision of an independent panel which allowed PC Aftab to keep his job despite being found to have committed "gross misconduct".
The tragedies keep coming on Coronation Street in the week of the 25 to 29 October 2021.
Adele will sing some of her first new material in years
Kanye West has legally changed his name to Ye after a Los Angeles court approved his application. In August, the rapper formally requested to change his name to Ye after filing legal documents - citing "personal reasons" for the name change.
Councils face call to prioritise gang victims for rehousing. FoI research finds threats or links to crime put 26,500 people at risk of homelessness in England and Wales
Mounted camera footage shows the moment a cyclist was struck by a deer three miles into a 26-mile charity cycle ride in Lumberton, New Jersey, on September 12.Newark resident Keith Bratcher Jr was taking part in the Wise Choice Cycling Club’s Auto Immune Disease Awareness Ride when his camera captured video showing an unfortunate incident involving a deer.Bratcher Jr’s footage shows the moment the deer jumps onto the road and directly into the group of riders, knocking one cyclist to the ground. Meanwhile, the deer flips as it flies through the air before it lands into a field on the other side of the road.Bratcher Jr said the rider was uninjured during incident and was able to complete the cycle. Credit: Keith Bratcher Jr via Storyful
A sheriff’s deputy rescued a three-year-old boy from a burning house in Palm Coast, Florida, on October 17.Deputy Marcus Dawson arrived at the scene of the fire, and while checking out the perimeter he noticed movement from inside the building, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office said.Upon further inspection, he found a little boy hiding from the smoke under a blanket, watching cartoons on a phone.The sheriff’s office said the father of the boy had gone to pick up dinner and left the child at home with an older sibling, before the fire ignited in the kitchen.The youngster immediately received medical attention, and all three residents of the home were safe. Credit: Flagler County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.