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Michael Ferguson obituaryTelevision producer responsible for invigorating EastEnders in the early 1990s, and playing a key role in Doctor Who history Michael Ferguson also directed BBC and ITV series such as Z Cars and The Sandbaggers before producing the ITV police drama The Bill in 1988-89 Photograph: Handout
The world is facing unprecedented disruptions to global supply chains. A backlog in shipping and lack of raw materials is affecting the economic recovery and creating problems for businesses and consumers. Willy Shih, Professor at Harvard Business School, tells us that many industries will find they can't get merchandise in time for the holiday season, and that the problems could last until 2023.
The Royal Institute of British Architects awarded the 25th RIBA Stirling Prize to the Kingston University London Town House, designed by Grafton Architects. The student ‘Town House’ was crowned the winner because it “expertly captures the spirit of learning and the value of community cohesion”.
Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart speaks out on ‘heartbreaking’ Gabby Petito case
The 2021 joint Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa is calling out the Duterte years in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24. We hear from the Filipino journalist and co-founder of the news website Rappler on how social media – and in particular Facebook – have distorted democracy in her country these past six years.
Gabby Petito’s father Joseph Petito will bring her ashes back home to Long Island, New York
‘I feel a deep, nearly physical pain I never felt before,’ victim’s father tells court in statement
Mohammed, a 26-year-old Yemeni migrant, flew to Belarus from Malaysia in August hoping to make it to Poland and on to western Europe. He spent two weeks in a forest near the Polish border in October, where he says he was forced across the border 11 times by Polish or Belarussian guards, had most of his belongings stolen and was cold, thirsty and hungry with only leaves to eat. During his last encounter with Polish authorities he told Reuters that he begged for it all to end.
Tucker Carlson has spouted more unashamedly bigoted nonsense, mocking Pete Buttigieg for taking paternity leave and claiming he is “trying to figure out how to breastfeed”.
The TV star said anything to do with elephants 'sets it off'.
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has raised $2.1 million over the past three months in her bid for Arkansas governor
Government plans to publish league tables for GP surgeries and allow patients to rate their performance via text message do not "make any sense to me whatsoever", the head of the Royal College of GPs has told Sky News. Professor Martin Marshall said a new package of support for GP surgeries in England, which ministers say will help them "see more people face-to-face and more promptly", fails to "address the fundamental problems" facing practices.
Here's 30 glorious seconds of Josh O'Connor posing on the red carpot at the Mothering Sunday premiere at BFI London Film Festival. You're welcome! .
The investigation is being led by counter-terror officers.
As the nights draw in it looks like it’s going to be a difficult winter for the British economy. Shortages and bottlenecks are rising as the Christmas season looms, sky-high energy prices are threatening large parts of the corporate sector, and the Bank of England is hinting that interest rates could rise before the end of the year. For the first time in decades the economic buzzword is “stagflation” — that toxic combination of stagnating growth and high inflation that characterised much of the Seventies. To be fair, most of these trends are happening around the world as the global economy lurches back to life after the pandemic, triggering unexpected new bottlenecks across supply chains like a global game of whack-a-mole.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has asked all police forces to immediately review security arrangements for MPs following the death of Sir David Amess. Following the killing of Sir David at his constituency surgery in Essex on Friday afternoon, Ms Patel chaired a meeting of police, security and intelligence agencies and also spoke to House of Commons' Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle. "The home secretary has asked all police forces to review security arrangements for MPs with immediate effect and will provide updates in due course," a spokesman for Ms Patel said.
Sir Keir Starmer pays tribute to Sir David Amess
An electric cargo drone designed to carry up to 200 kilograms (441 pounds) successfully completed its first public flight at the Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) World Congress 2021 in Hamburg, Germany, on October 12.This footage filmed by Volocopter GmbH shows the VoloDrone’s three-minute test flight. According to the company, the flight reached a maximum altitude of 22 meters (about 72 feet) while carrying a Euro-pallet-sized load in a box between the drone’s landing gear.The demonstration showed “how drone operations can extend the existing logistics infrastructure for land or sea transport to create entirely new supply chains and transport routes,” Volocopter said in a press release.The ITS World Congress, a convention centered on “smart mobility and the digitalization of transportation,” is being held in Hamburg from October 11 to 15. Credit: Volocopter GmbH via Storyful
This is the heart-stopping moment an impatient driver leapt from his car moments before it was hit by an oncoming train.
Lord Frost will hold talks with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in Brussels on Friday.