Giant moon balloon 'escapes' during Chinese festival
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Giant moon balloon 'escapes' during Chinese festival
Sealiway sprang a 12-1 surprise in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as the big two, Adayar and Mishriff, finished out of the first three. Fifth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 13 days earlier, Sealiway bettered the form he showed when runner-up to St Mark's Basilica in the French Derby to lift the mile-and-a-quarter showpiece. The three-year-old colt, trained by Cedric Rossi and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, was made to fight all the way by the William Haggas-trained Dubai Honour, who only went down by three-quarters of a length.
A global shipping services firm has told Sky News it could be another "18 months" before the industry weathers the sea of challenges causing massive disruption to the supply chain. James Gundy, the chief executive of Braemar Shipping Services, warned that container bottlenecks around the world were only part of the problem and only going to get worse in the run-up to Christmas.
A Ferris wheel which was under construction collapsed in southern China. Video filmed in the city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province on October 18 shows a Ferris wheel which was being built at Jin’anhu Park falling apart. Firefighters and paramedics have already arrived on site. Four trapped people have been rescued and no casualties were reported. The video was provided by local media with permission.
Three white men in the US state of Georgia will go on trial Monday in the high-profile shooting death of a Black jogger that sparked a national outcry and helped fuel last summer's social justice protests.
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Queues are believed to have spread across the airport.
The boy was was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
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The clean-up was already underway on Monday in the flood-ravaged Indian state of Kerala as the official death toll continued to rise. Footage showed local residents wandering around their mud-filled homes. Nearby, teams with diggers attempted to stem the flow of a river that was still running dangerously high. The death toll rose to 35 on Monday, according to the latest figures reported in The Times of India. Torrential rain has battered the coastal state since Friday (October 15), triggering landslides and causing rivers to swell.
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Colin Powell, the US military four-star general who became the first African-American Secretary of State, has died after contracting Covid-19, aged 84.
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Cleanup efforts were underway in Kerala, India, as heavy rain and landslides killed at least 35 people by October 18, reports citing officials said.This clip, posted live on Facebook on Sunday, October 17, by the Popular Front of India, shows people clearing debris off a bridge in Mundakayam.“It is saddening that some people have lost their lives due to heavy rains and landslides in Kerala. Condolences to the bereaved families,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Credit: Popular Front of India Kottayam District via Storyful
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A wild bear fell into a village well at night time while searching for food in the area of Kothagiri, Indian state of Tamilnadu, on October 17. Locals heard some strange noise coming from the deep hole. They stopped by and noticed that the large animal was trapped inside. After informing the forest department, they decided to rescue the animal by placing a ladder to facilitate its escape. Villagers are seen making noise and using wooden fire torches to scare the animal and make it climb the ladder. Finally, the bear climbs up the well and vanishes into the wild.
Security Minister Damian Hinds says the counter-terrorism programme Prevent has “really helped” deal with the risks of radicalisation. The 25-year-old suspect being questioned following the stabbing of Sir David Amess MP has been detained under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000. Home Secretary Priti Patel told Sky News that Prevent was being reviewed to ensure it was "fit for purpose" but the Home Office has refused to confirm whether the suspected killer was known to anti-terror experts.
Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday. Rotich set a course record as he crossed the line in two hours four minutes 21 seconds to finish ahead of Ethiopia's Hailemaryam Kiros.The 31-year-old Kenyan took nearly a minute off his personal best and broke Kenenisa Bekele's seven-year course record of 2:05:04 as he picked up pace after the 25-kilometre mark.Kenya's Hillary Kipsambu came third after slipping two sp