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Researchers have discovered exactly how antibiotics like penicillin kill bacteria.
Monday’s figures released by the Government do not include Wales due to a technical issue at Public Health Wales
Manchester Arena bombing: MI5 officer accepts ‘different actions would have stopped plot’. Salman Abedi was not stopped and questioned on return to UK from Libya, inquiry hears
Animal rights protesters scale Home Office building in London
Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has testified in court for the first time in one of several cases against her, but details of what she said are not available because of a gag order on her lawyers
Even with new and updated climate action plans, and pledges from major polluters, the world is on track for 2.7C of warming, a UN report shows.
A teenager has been charged with the murder of two boys during a disturbance in Essex. Frankie Watson, 19, has been remanded into custody and will appear in Southend Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. The teenager, from Orsett, in Essex, is charged with two counts of murder, attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.
Australia will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not pass legislation about the goal. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would instead rely on consumers and companies to push towards emission reductions. Australia had so far refused to join countries such as the UK and US in pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week.
Four migrants, three of them children, drowned on Tuesday after a boat in which they and 23 others were trying to cross from Turkey to Greece sank, the Greek coast guard said. Greece is one of the main routes into the European Union for asylum-seekers crossing from Turkey in flimsy, overcrowded rubber boats. The boat sank off the Greek island of Chios where strong winds were blowing, a coast guard statement said.
The Guardian view on US abortion laws: freedoms hanging by a thread . By allowing the Texas law banning abortions after six weeks to stand, the supreme court has joined the attack
The "possible exoplanet" - which has been found in the spiral galaxy Messier 51, also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy - is 28 million light years away. It is thousands of times further than any other exoplanet previously found in the Milky Way. It was detected by the Chandra X-ray Observatory, a NASA space telescope that is 86,000 miles away from the Earth.
Government will also freeze fuel duty to make it cheaper to drive
John Welsby, who has died aged 83, was the final chairman of British Rail as the industry was privatised, having played a vital role in raising the nationalised BR to new heights of efficiency.
President Joe Biden escapes bruising political turmoil at home for the more convivial world of diplomacy at twin summits in Europe this week -- but the experience could be just as frustrating.
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have gone to their first Wrexham game since they took over the football club in February. The Hollywood stars were at York Road stadium on Tuesday evening to watch the side's away match against Maidenhead United in the National League. The Deadpool actor and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator took 100% control of the Welsh club from the Wrexham Supporters Trust (WST) in February, months after the bid was approved by fans.
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Comedian Dave Chappelle - whose Netflix special sparked a backlash for its comments about the LGBT+ community - has doubled down on his remarks and hit out at "cancel" culture. Chappelle, one of the biggest names in American comedy, told his audience that "gender is a fact" in his hour-long Netflix special The Closer. In his first public remarks since the controversy, he posted on Instagram that he was willing to discuss his show with members of the transgender community but added that he is "not bending to anybody's demands".
White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the US is ‘deeply alarmed’ by reports of a coup in Khartoum
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The Netherlands’ biggest pension fund says it will stop investing in companies that produce fossil fuels