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Rail passengers face travel misery on Thursday as thousands of workers stage strikes in long-running disputes over pay, jobs and conditions.
A 13-year-old boy has admitted burglaries at some of London’s top luxury hotels and high street shops. The boy, who was 12 at the time of the offences, targeted Claridge’s in Mayfair, Kensington’s Milestone Hotel, The Millennium Hotel in Knightsbridge, and the Corinthian Hotel in Whitehall, Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court was told on Wednesday. During the hearing, he also admitted targeting offices of retailer The White Company and the Publicis media agency within the BBC complex in White City, west London.
Since 1945, Donald Trump sits among a number of US presidents who did not initiate a conflict overseas
A cold front brought lower than usual temperatures and widespread rain to parts of Texas on August 18, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.Showers and storms were expected across north and central parts of the state on Thursday, with this footage showing rainfall in Bonham.In Austin, rainfall broke a 51-day dry streak, according to local reports. Credit: @karimonstertx via Storyful
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‘Calls to defund the FBI are just as wrong as calls to defund the police’
Campaign group creates interactive map to advise locals and tourists where not to bathe
Nasa is preparing to launch Artemis-1, a mission that will begin the space agency’s plan to return to the Moon. At 8.33am local eastern time, or 1.33pm in the UK, the first launch window will open. Nasa will have 120 minutes in which to fire up the rocket and send it into space.
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A total of 17 people were killed and 42 were injured in two separate Russian attacks on the major northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, the regional governor said on Thursday. Governor Oleh Synehubov said more bodies had been discovered as rescuers picked their way through destroyed houses. "As of now, 17 people have died in Kharkiv ... and 42 people have been injured," he wrote on Telegram, describing the attacks as "an act of terrorism".
Ofcom said that the company has two months to appeal against its decision.
Experts predict the cap on energy bills will hit close to £3,600 per year from October
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has sparked anger after accusing Israel of committing "50 Holocausts" - with Germany's leader saying he's "disgusted" by the remark. Mr Abbas made the comments in Berlin on Tuesday when asked about the upcoming 50th anniversary of the attack on the Israeli team by Palestinian militants at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Standing alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, he said: "From 1947 to the present day, Israel has committed 50 massacres in Palestinian villages and cities, in Deir Yassin, Tantura, Kafr Qasim and many others, 50 massacres, 50 Holocausts."
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss remains far ahead of leadership rival Rishi Sunak in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, a YouGov poll for Sky News showed on Thursday. The governing Conservative Party is voting by postal ballot to choose a new party leader after Boris Johnson said he would step down following a series of scandals. Truss, who has consistently topped polls of Conservative Party members, has a 32 percentage point lead over Sunak among those who have decided to vote, the survey showed.
The boxer says that he “really lost out from an athlete’s perspective” by not taking the drugs during his boxing career
MOTORISTS are being urged to travel with care after reports of cows on a road.
Professional firefighters will walk off the job for an hour in culmination of 13-month dispute over pay and conditions
Education Secretary says A-level grades to be 'tighter' this yearBBC breakfast
The prequel to “Game of Thrones’’ is set to forge its own storytelling path
The Hollywood star joined hospice hosts and volunteers at Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street, Dublin.