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Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical “Belfast,” a black-and-white family drama about the Northern Ireland city in the tumult of the late 1960s, on Saturday won the Toronto International Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award, a telling indicator of Academy Awards chances
‘The electoral arithmetic is clear – these Conservatives can’t be defeated next time unless we Liberal Democrats win Tory seats’
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, retained its majority in parliament after a three-day election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, despite losing around one fifth of its support, partial results on Monday showed. With 33% of ballots counted, the Central Election Commission said United Russia had won just over 45% of the vote, with its nearest rival, the Communist Party, at around 22%. Although that amounts to an emphatic win, it would be a weaker performance for United Russia than the last time a parliamentary election was held in 2016, when the party won just over 54% of the vote.
It's held disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, rapper Tupac Shakur and ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn: New York's notorious Rikers Island prison is now under intense scrutiny over the deaths of at least nine inmates this year.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown says he asked for ‘lighter touch’ in response to pandemic
The Duke of Edinburgh was a great listener, who liked barbeques and watching the Hairy Bikers, members of his family have revealed. The Duke of Sussex has spoken for the first time about his grandfather since his death in April, saying he gave him the space to talk about his time in Afghanistan. Prince Harry was twice deployed to Helmand province during the UK's military operations, and in a BBC tribute programme to Prince Philip he describes how his grandfather would "never probe" but listen.
British boxer Amir Khan was removed from a flight in the US over an alleged row about face coverings. The 34-year-old, who has also appeared on reality television shows including I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, said he was given a police escort off the plane and "banned" from travelling by American Airlines. Khan said he was trying to fly to a training camp in Colorado from New York, but he and a colleague were removed when someone complained his colleague's mask "was not high enough".
Covid and Afghanistan expose ‘inadequate’ National Security Council – but prime minister poised to attend far fewer discussions
Rising gas prices and Boris Johnson’s trip to the US feature among the stories on Sunday’s front pages.
‘We thought we were mates’: French ambassador laments subterfuge en route to Sydney airportJean-Pierre Thebault was angry about Aukus as he left Australia on Saturday night, saying: ‘It’s like in a couple, you know, when you commit … you don’t run away’Australia ‘regrets’ France’s recall of ambassadorGet our free news app; get our morning email briefing France's ambassador to Australia, Jean-Pierre Thebault, arrives at Sydney airport on Saturday night. Photograph: David Gray/AP
Texts and letters will be on way from NHS England
Christian Porter takes ‘appropriate action’ by quitting as minister, Scott Morrison says. Porter was under pressure after receiving funds from a ‘blind trust’ to help pay legal fees for discontinued defamation case against ABC
Hong Kong's political elite began selecting a powerful committee on Sunday which will choose the city's next leader and nearly half the legislature under a new "patriots only" system imposed by Beijing.
The biggest night in US TV is returning to Los Angeles.
U.S. authorities moved some 2,000 people to other immigration processing stations on Friday from a Texas border town that has been overwhelmed by an influx of Haitian and other migrants, the Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday. Such transfers will continue "in order to ensure that irregular migrants are swiftly taken into custody, processed, and removed from the United States consistent with our laws and policy," DHS said in a statement.While some migrants seeking jobs and safety ha
Police searched a nature reserve for Brian Laundrie, the fiance of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito, in North Port, Florida, on September 18.Petito was reported missing by her family on September 11 and was believed to be in Teton National Park in Wyoming while traveling with Laundrie at the time, according to North Port Police.Multiple agencies including local police and the FBI were involved in the search for Laundrie in Carlton Reserve on Saturday; however, he was not wanted for any crime. Laundrie had entered the area earlier in the week, police said.This video posted to Facebook by the Lee County Sheriff was taken by a drone used in the search of Carlton Reserve. Credit: Lee County Sheriff via Storyful
The former champion said he had ‘done nothing wrong’
A bar of dark milk butterscotch hits the spot after Kew. The gardens’ gift shop has plenty to satisfy my chocolate craving
Andy Haldane to head new ‘taskforce’ – after prime minister admitted he had only ‘the skeleton’ of a plan
America’s mortality gap should sound a blaring alarm across the AtlanticUS inequalities of race and class within education and health provision are just as relevant to Britain The debacle of American healthcare has lessons for the UK. Photograph: Alex Edelman/EPA