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French President Emmanuel Macron spoke over the phone on Friday with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said Macron's office, during which Johnson had told Macron that Britain wanted to restore its co-operation with France. The phone conversation between the two leaders came just days after Johnson had told France to get a grip and give allies in the United States and Australia a break over a row about a trilateral nuclear submarine deal that tore up a separate French contract. Macron replied to Johnson that he would wait to see the British Prime Minister's proposals, added Macron's office.
Carlos the Jackal, the Venezuelan leftist militant who carried out attacks across the globe in the 1970s and 1980s, had the life sentence he had been given for a deadly grenade attack on a Paris shop in 1974 confirmed on Thursday, the Paris Prosecutor's Office said. Following hearings that began on Wednesday, a special criminal court in Paris confirmed the life sentence for a 1974 grenade attack on the Publicis Drugstore, an upmarket shopping centre in the French capital. Carlos, who carried out
Women accusing R Kelly of sexual abuse were motivated by money to lie and were little more than star-struck fans, a lawyer for the R&B star argued during the closing argument of his trial in New York. In his closing argument to the federal court, Kelly's lawyer, Deveraux Cannick, portrayed the singer's accusers as former fans and jilted lovers, hoping to cash in on his fame with book contracts and media appearances - such as in the 2019 documentary Surviving R Kelly.
Primary Sats tests in England ‘do not appear to harm children’s wellbeing’Researchers at University College London find little difference in wellbeing and happiness levels UCL researchers compared data on 2,500 children in England – where pupils sit the tests – and Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales – where they do not. Photograph: Alamy
Russell T Davies to return to Doctor Who as showrunnerThe Queer as Folk and It’s a Sin creator first revived the science-fiction series for the BBC in 2005 Russell T Davies said he was ‘beyond excited to be back on my favourite show’. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Rex/Shutterstock
US has seen 3,199 mask-related incidents of unruly flyers in 2021 alone
In a letter to a parliamentary committee that issued a report in July related to Greensill's collapse, released on Friday by the same committee, Sunak said he had accepted its call for reform of the mechanism used by Greensill, known as the "appointed representatives regime". Sunak said in the letter, first reported by the Financial Times, that the Treasury had already started to review the regime, including legislative reforms to strengthen the oversight of appointed representatives to prevent opportunities for abuse of the system.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps urged people to carry on as normal despite fears of petrol shortages due to a lack of HGV drivers.
KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Thursday to order "oligarchs" to register and stay out of politics, a day after an attempt to kill a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, which officials said could have been a response to the reform. The law provides a definition for an oligarch and gives a body headed by the president, the National Security and Defence Council, the power to determine who meets the criteria. Oligarchs would be forbidden from financing political parties or taking part in privatisations.
This Booker-shortlisted follow-up to The Overstory probably won’t nab Richard Powers the prize, but it’s a moving and original read, writes Susannah Butter
‘We haven’t finished the job’: JVT reflects on 18 months of CovidExclusive: Listen to the experts, says deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam, not the celebrities Jonathan Van-Tam is set to present this year’s Royal Institution Christmas lectures. Photograph: Paul Wilkinson/Paul Wilkinson Photography
‘Things are grim here’: doctor tells of dire situation in north-west England ICU. An intensive care doctor describes the ‘horrendous’ difficulties facing hospitals, including critical shortages and beds and staff
The African Union's (AU) top health official called Britain's lack of recognition for coronavirus vaccines administered in Africa regrettable, saying on Thursday it sends a confusing public health message. England announced last week that it would expand the list of countries from which it recognises vaccines, adding 17 others beyond the initial list of the United States and Europe. None of those countries are in Africa.
President Joe Biden has announced that’s he’s nominating two major Democratic fundraisers and a former Georgia state lawmaker to serve as ambassadors
Melting permafrost and ocean current breakdownare among the scenarios new technology could help identify
People who say Brexit to blame ‘are wrong’, says transport secretary Grant Shapps
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has warned the "response will be strong" after one of his top aides survived an assassination attempt. At least 10 bullets struck Serhiy Shefir's car, the top aide and close personal friend of Mr Zelenskiy, outside of Kiev on Wednesday. The driver of his black Audi was badly wounded and taken to hospital, but Mr Shefir escaped uninjured.
Withholding member states’ regional aid money would be a “game-changer”, senior EU diplomat says
All the latest political developments in the UK, as the Government is under pressure to act as the HGV driver shortage hits fuel deliveries.
PM Jacinda Ardern says vaccinations are ‘golden ticket’ to navigate pandemic in island nation