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Covid has wiped out years of progress on life expectancy, finds studyPandemic behind biggest fall in life expectancy in western Europe since second world war, say researchers The study analysed data from 29 countries and found 27 had experienced reductions in life expectancy. Photograph: Jorge Mantilla/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock
A Labour MP was wrong to say that "only women have a cervix", party leader Sir Keir Starmer has said. Rosie Duffield has been criticised for her opposition to transgender women being able to access single-sex spaces such as domestic violence refuges, school toilets and prisons. The Canterbury MP is not attending Labour's conference in Brighton on security advice after allegedly getting threats.
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Roald Dahl’s universe might not be a golden ticket for the writer’s fansNetflix has snapped up the author’s entire estate but could struggle to do justice to the fantastic world of his imagination Gene Wilder and Peter Ostrum as Willy Wonka and Charlie in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971). Photograph: Allstar/WARNER BROS./Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar
Thousands of British gas stations ran dry on Monday, an industry group said, as motorists scrambled to fill up amid a supply disruption due to a shortage of truck drivers. The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA), which represents almost 5,500 independent outlets, said about two thirds of its members were reporting that they had sold out their fuel, with the rest “partly dry and running out soon”.In some areas, up to 90 percent of petrol stations had sold out, said PRA Chairman Brian Madderson, ad
Great British Bake Off star John Whaite came joint second on the leaderboard in the competition’s first all-male pairing.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russian President Vladimir Putin spent several days hiking and fishing in Siberia in early September, the Kremlin said on Sunday as it published pictures of the president on the holiday. A caption under one of the 20 pictures published on the Kremlin web site said the president stopped for a few days in Siberia after a working trip to Russia's Far East in early September. Several days later, in the middle of September Putin said he would have to spend "a few days" in self-isolation after dozens of people in his entourage fell ill with COVID-19.
The transport secretary has said there would be no fuel queues if motorists filled up as normal as he accused a haulage group of triggering the "manufactured situation". Speaking to Sky News' Trevor Phillips on Sunday programme, Grant Shapps insisted there was "plenty of fuel" and urged the public to be "sensible" as some retailers were forced to shut their pumps and ration sales in the face of long lines at petrol stations for a third day. The supply crisis has been caused by a shortage of fuel tanker drivers.
Nebraska billionaire Walter Scott has died at the age of 90
Status Quo founding member Alan Lancaster has died aged 72, the band’s manager has confirmed. The bassist achieved international success with the group during the 60s and 70s with hits including Rockin’ All Over The World and Whatever You Want. Status Quo singer Francis Rossi labelled Lancaster as an “integral” part of their sound as he paid tribute to the musician.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) -Hundreds of protesters marched against the introduction of a "corona pass" in the Netherlands on Saturday, as proof of COVID-19 vaccination became compulsory to get into bars, restaurants, theatres and other venues. Hours after the requirement to show the pass or a recent negative coronavirus test took effect, the government of caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte sacked a cabinet minister who had publicly questioned the measure. Rutte's office said Deputy Economic Affairs Minister Mona Keijzer had been dismissed because her comments went against cabinet policy on an issue "of such importance and weight".
The remark was made during a debate on housing and transport.
The Royal Navy could expand into the Canadian Arctic in a bid to contain strategic rivals Russia and China.
Fire officials in Rochester are investigating a fire that damaged the Susan B
‘We need a Biden-style green investment, going big, and this is the first instalment of that’
Powerful owls are gentle giants stalking our suburbs, but they are also on the edge. These are massive, charismatic birds with an exhibitionistic streak who have increasingly moved to the city with their natural habitat under pressure . The Guardian/ BirdLife Australia 2021 bird of the year poll begins on Monday
Played back-to-back, Craig’s five Bond movies would run for a total of nearly 12 hours.
Industry bodies said consumers and businesses faced ‘another less than happy’ festive season if the offer was not made more generous.
People have been queueing over the past two days to fill up on fuel, leaving some forecourts low on stock.
Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney tells CBS News’ “60 Minutes” that she was wrong to have opposed gay marriage