Evil 'could be the next big thing'
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Evil 'could be the next big thing'
A 14-year-old schoolgirl is in the running to win a £1 million prize from Prince William, after inventing a solar-powered iron cart to drastically cut pollution.
‘My eggs are getting older with me, and the deadline is more and more pressing’
Two men in court charged with Lyra McKee murderGearoid Cavanagh and Jordan Devine appear by video link at Derry magistrates court in Northern Ireland A mural in Belfast depicting murdered journalist Lyra McKee. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters
People in Wales will have to show a pass to confirm their vaccine status, or a negative test, to enter nightclubs and large outdoor events with more than 10 thousand people, from October. First Minister Mark Drakeford announced that the measure was being put in place to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.
Berlin’s city government says it is buying some 14,750 apartments from two large corporate landlords for 2.46 billion euros ($2.9 billion)
Escalator falls are ‘biggest risk from a personal injury perspective’, says managing director
DUBAI (Reuters) -The third chartered flight bringing civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since U.S. forces withdrew last month landed on Friday with around 170 passengers on board, including U.S. and European citizens as well as Afghans, a Qatari official said. Foreign nationals on board include those from Belgium, Britain, Croatia, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy as well as the United States, the official said. The passengers were transported to Kabul airport in a Qatari convoy after the Gulf Arab state reached a safe-passage agreement with Afghanistan's new rulers, the Taliban, the official said.
The number of Covid cases continue to fall with 32,651 people testing positive in the last 24 hours. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests Scotland continues to have the highest level of coronavirus cases in the UK. This is the equivalent of around 120,800 people, the ONS said.
Workers in the Afghan capital Kabul replaced signs for the country's women's ministry with those for the Taliban's moral police on Friday, as female former employees of the department said they had been locked out of the building. A sign for the building was covered by a replacement in a mixture of Dari and Arabic, reading "Ministries of Prayer and Guidance and the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice" on Friday, according to photographs and Reuters witnesses. When the Taliban, who seized control of Afghanistan last month last amid the chaos following the withdrawal of U.S. troops, were last in power from 1996-2001 girls were not allowed to attend school and women were banned from work and education.
Access to the Kent estate is usually bestowed on the Foreign Secretary.
Everyone understood that Covid needed a rapid response and international cooperation – the same government-led action is needed to save the planet
Historic England only granted Dorman Long Tower in Teesside Grade II status a week ago.
NHS trusts wrongly billing vulnerable migrants for maternity care, says charity. Maternity Action says some trusts taking harsh approach, and calls for suspension of charging for migrants
Welcome decision on assisted dyingBMA | Ofsted | Reusable cups | Teachers’ comments | Tea Deborah Stene says the BMA’s decision to drop its opposition to assisted dying was the right one. Photograph: Reuters
From cat litter, leaves and even rocks, the average American dog owner will yell "What are you eating?!" to their pups nearly 50 times a year, according to new research. The study asked 2,000 American dog owners to reflect on their dogs' nutritional habits - both good and bad - and found they've gotten into some sticky situations. The top non-treats their pups have gotten into included socks (48%), garbage (47%) and children's toys (44%) - with one respondent even sharing their dog got ahold of
Taylor Swift blew her fans away with the release of a re-recorded version of her 2015 hit Wildest Dreams. The songstress, 31, has been re-recording her old songs in a mission to reclaim her music amid a furious row with her old label. On Friday, she treated her fans to the surprise after the original song went viral on TikTok.
Go meat-free with this recipe from Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski, says Katie Wright
New Zealand abandoned its cricket tour of Pakistan on Friday over security concerns that mystified the hosts, just before the Black Caps’ first scheduled match in Pakistan in 18 years. The move is a massive setback to Pakistan, which has been trying to revive cricket tours by foreign sides after home internationals were suspended in the aftermath of a 2009 terror attack on the Sri Lankan side.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said it received a security alert from its government and made the decision to
Jacobo Rendon knows dozens of birds by name and grew up drawing them
First up the Bloom Twins tell us they were told to lose their accents after moving to London. Journalist Sebastian Payne speaks about being literally cancelled ahead of his book launch and Alistair Beaton, the Spitting Image and Not The Nine O’Clock News writer, has penned a stage play about the sub-postmaster scandal. In SW1A Tom Watson says parliament is designed to give MPs a nervous breakdown.