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The president of Lithuania met with a mother concerned for her LGBT+ child’s future, and the future of every other child like them.
Sunak cuts £2bn from R&D budget but will fund Cummings science agency. Chancellor announces £800m for Aria, a new body that will fund ‘high-risk, high-reward’ technologies
President Joe Biden campaigns Tuesday in Virginia for the Democrats' beleaguered governor candidate Terry McAuliffe, whose slide in the polls has put the party on red alert for a Republican comeback in next year's midterm battle for Congress.
The advisory Climate Change Committee says the strategy published last week was an important statement ahead of the Cop26 climate summit.
The comfiest, cleverest and best-made mattresses you can buy, including pocket sprung, memory foam and hybrid models
Concerts will be singer’s first UK shows since 2017
Lazarus Chakwera, the president of Malawi, who is also currently chair of the Southern African Development Community, gave an interview to FRANCE 24 from Dubai. He hailed Malawi and Zambia as "examples of what democracy is about". Chakwera insisted that overall, "democracy is getting consolidated" on the continent, in spite of "erratic events", referring to the recent coups in Mali, Guinea and now Sudan. He described such coups as being "not the African way".
SpaceX is resolving toilet spills in its capsules before it launches another crew for NASA
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.
Five men arrested after four men found with stab wounds in Norwich. Two of the victims are in critical condition while the other two men have serious but not life-threatening injuries
A mammoth cut to Britain's plans to issue government debt was structured to minimise market disruption as far as possible and maintain a steady supply of bonds to investors, the head of the country's debt agency told Reuters on Wednesday. Gilt prices shot higher after the Debt Management Office (DMO) said it planned to issue 194.8 billion pounds ($267.5 billion) of bonds in the current 2021/22 financial year, 57.8 billion pounds less than its previous remit. Both 10-year and 30-year British government bonds recorded their biggest one-day price rises since March 2020, when prices surged after the Bank of England restarted its quantitative easing programme during Britain's plunge into a COVID-19 lockdown.
A lost walrus became an unlikely passenger aboard a Dutch naval submarine after straying thousands of miles from its home in the Arctic circle.
The bison had all but been driven out of Europe by hunting and the destruction of its habitats
The House panel investigating the Jan_ 6 Capitol insurrection has focused some of its early work on the planning behind a massive rally at which President Donald Trump falsely claimed to have won reelection and told his supporters to “fight like hell.”
Haiti's telecoms networks have sharply cut back on service because of fuel shortages caused by the tightening grip of criminal gangs on the capital Port-au-Prince, company officials said Tuesday.
The submission is based on data from a late-stage trial involving 15,000 volunteers in the UK, showing that the experimental vaccine was 96.4% effective against the original coronavirus strain. The application also includes data from a 30,000-person late-stage trial in the United States and Mexico, showing that the vaccine, NVX-CoV2373, demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease and 90.4% effectiveness overall. The United Kingdom has so far administered enough vaccine doses to have fully vaccinated about 76.1% of the country's total population, according to a Reuters tally https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps/countries-and-territories/united-kingdom.
A powerful nor’easter storm dumped several inches of rain in New York City and nearby areas, causing flash flooding along roadways on October 26.As of Tuesday afternoon, the storm had dropped 2.73 inches of rain in Central Park, while Newark received 3.08 inches and LaGuardia airport in Queens tallied 2.15 inches, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).This footage, taken in Queens on Tuesday morning, shows vehicles driving through floodwater.The NWS forecast that the storm system would continue to impact the region through Tuesday evening. Credit: @NYCdeb8tr via Storyful
"I am just the same, unselfconfident person I was," Svetlana Tikhanovskaya told Sky News in August last year. A day later she would appear in an emotional video recorded clearly under duress where she said she had over-estimated her strength, that she was "still the same weak woman that I was" and would be leaving Belarus. "I was threatened with my children," she tells Dermot Murnaghan in the Sky News Daily podcast.
The NCAA has fallen short of upholding its commitment to gender equity, spending more on male athletes on average than female ones
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.