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Some towns in Germany were completely underwater
An Illinois tax agency has ruled that former President Donald Trump is due a $1 million refund on the 2011 tax bill on his downtown Chicago skyscraper, but local officials are trying to block the refund
Ink positive: how tattoos can heal the mind as well as adorn the body. Forget the stereotypes – getting inked can be a powerful means of reclaiming your body and processing grief or trauma
NHS reform is off the agenda. Our peculiar healthcare system will carry on much as now, revered at home and pitied abroad. There had been speculation about who would take over from Sir Simon (now Lord) Stevens, the outgoing chief executive of NHS England. Defenders of the status quo were outraged that the post might go to Dido Harding, a businesswoman and Tory peer. Instead, the healthcare blob has plumped for the ultimate continuity candidate, Amanda Pritchard, Sir Simon’s deputy. The Guardian
One man has died and two others were taken to hospital after they became ill after taking illegal drugs at a London nightclub. Police officers were called at 3.07am on Saturday to the Cause in Ashley Road, Tottenham, after a number of people became unwell.
In the last step of a long legal process, France has cleared the way for the extradition of Francois Compaore. The brother of Burkina Faso's former president is wanted in connection with the murder of a prominent journalist. Fearing he would not get a fair trial, his legal team have taken the case to the European Court of Human Rights. The Council of State, France's highest court for cases involving public administration, rejected an appeal by Compaore's lawyers against a previous ruling for his
Herat residents fear Taliban in their homes and workplaces as it masses outside cityWestern Afghan city all but under siege, prompting companies to hide documents in case staff are targeted Afghan security forces guarding a roadside checkpoint in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday, 31 July. Photograph: Jalil Rezayee/EPA
Thousands marched through the streets of Paris and other cities across France on Saturday to express their anger over the implementation of the government's health pass. With Covid-19 infections on the rise, French lawmakers have passed a bill requiring the pass in most public venues as of 9 August. Anti-pass marches were held in cities across France, and four separate protests were held in the French capital, for a third weekend in a row.The pass will be needed to enter restaurants and other pu
UK can expect thousands of Covid deaths every year, warn scientistsDisease will circulate alongside flu and other seasonal viruses and become part of accepted winter illnessCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Shoppers at Oxford Circus in London. Britons are expected to mingle in autumn and winter much more than they did last year. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Getty Images
Secret plans drawn up by the NHS said doctors may need to consider denying premature babies lifesaving care in a severe pandemic, the Telegraph can disclose. The confidential report created by NHS England and sent to government advisers three years before the outbreak of Covid 19 set out “patient triage scenarios” during an influenza pandemic where some people would be denied treatment when resources were limited. Officials wrote that if the pandemic became very severe, “patients would be assess
Latest estimates show that Covid infections are up to their highest level since January in England.
The head of Tunisia's biggest party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, on Saturday postponed a meeting of its highest council after senior members called for his resignation over his handling of the political crisis, party sources said. Rached Ghannouchi, who is also parliament speaker, has played a critical role in Tunisia's democratic crisis this week after quickly accusing President Kais Saied of a coup when he declared he was seizing executive authority. Saied's moves, which also included freezing parliament and dismissing the prime minister, have also thrown Ennahda into turmoil, leading to recriminations within the party over its strategy and leadership.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s wife, Carrie, has announced she is expecting the couple’s second child
The fire service responded to reports of a blaze in Harvest Road, Smethwick, at 4.35am on Saturday.
Officers were called to The Cause nightclub in Ashley Road, Tottenham, shortly after 3am on Saturday.
President Joe Biden has nominated out lesbian rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum to serve on the US Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Calls for social tariff on UK energy bills as rises push extra half million homes into fuel poverty . With global gas prices at 16-year high, cash-strapped consumers are braced for soaring costs this winter
Storm Evert batters tents and gazebos at campsite
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie are expecting their second baby, she has announced. In an Instagram post Carrie Johnson also said she had a miscarriage earlier this year. A "rainbow baby" is a child born after a miscarriage, stillborn or neonatal death.
<strong>Exclusive: </strong>‘She is trying to get her money back. Also by this stage, her real life feels so scary and so dark she can’t face it so she is continually seeking to escape it,’ says psychotherapist
A senior government minister has complained that the rules governing self-isolation have left him trapped at home for six out of the past eight weeks. Greg Hands, the minister for Trade Policy, said that he had spent 43 days of the 61 days since the beginning of June in self-isolation. The Minister of State in the Department for International Trade posted on Twitter a video of Steve McQueen repeatedly throwing a baseball against the wall of the prison camp 'cooler' in the Second World War film T