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Marcus Rashford hits out at universal credit uplift cut
US government says it is aware of reports as Christian group sends warning to religious missions
Residents of Southend welcome the decision to grant city status to their town shortly after the announcement was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons. It follows the fatal stabbing of local MP Sir David Amess, described by locals as “Mr Southend”, who campaigned tirelessly for the move.
Five people killed in a small Norwegian town last week were all stabbed to death and not shot with a bow and arrows as initially suspected, police said on Monday. Three people were also injured, including an off-duty police officer who was shot with the bow and arrow in the early phase of the 35-minute rampage. "Five people were killed with stabbing weapons," police inspector Per Thomas Omholt told a news conference.
Councils face call to prioritise gang victims for rehousing. FoI research finds threats or links to crime put 26,500 people at risk of homelessness in England and Wales
Households are being offered £5,000 grants to replace gas boilers with environmentally friendly heat pumps.
The Sinn Fein vice president said there has been ‘little progress on commitments from the governments to a process of intense engagement’.
Sources reportedly complain of ‘inertia’, ‘shifting goal posts’ and ‘top-down public sector approach’
Allison Williams announced her decision to resign from the network rather than comply with its Covid vaccine mandate
The European Union risks collapse or becoming a dictatorship if it continues to blackmail Warsaw over fears of "Polexit", the Polish prime minister said on Monday.
A monumental project to memorialise one of the Holocaust’s most shameful episodes has been complicated by scandal and geopolitics, reports Oliver Carroll in Kiev
In Turkey, young people recently expressed their frustration with the authorities when students protested an ongoing spike in housing prices. This protest movement reflects the growing difficulties of the general population amid sky-high living costs, even as the government refuses to acknowledge the economic crisis. Our Istanbul correspondents Ludovic de Foucaud, Hussein Asad and Shona Bhattacharyya report.
These famous faces were stunned by their family trees.
A Ferris wheel which was under construction collapsed in southern China. Video filmed in the city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province on October 18 shows a Ferris wheel which was being built at Jin’anhu Park falling apart. Firefighters and paramedics have already arrived on site. Four trapped people have been rescued and no casualties were reported. The video was provided by local media with permission.
Law enforcement were joined by other mourners on October 18 as Houston police officer John Wilbanks was given final honors outside a church in the city, less than one week after he died from complications of COVID-19.Wilbanks is the second Houston Police Department officer to die from the coronavirus, according to local reports. Officers previously escorted Wilbanks’ remains as they were brought to a local funeral home following his death on October 13. The officer was 53 years old at the time of his death.This footage, taken from a livestream recorded outside Grace Church Houston, shows final police honors being offered to Wilbanks. Credit: Houston Police Department via Storyful
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said the monarch should be stripped of immunity from criminal prosecution in the wake of a series of scandals that forced former king Juan Carlos into exile and bitterly divided the royal family.
LONDON (Reuters) -The UK aviation regulator said Britain's biggest airport Heathrow will not be permitted to raise passenger charges by as much as it had wanted, but airlines opposed the scale of the hike as the hub and carriers battle to recover pandemic-linked losses. COVID-19 has restricted flying for more than 18 months, placing huge financial strains on Heathrow and airlines like its biggest user, British Airways, and putting airport charges at the centre of a bitter row. Airlines on Tuesday criticised the UK's Civil Aviation Authority's (CAA) initial proposals for Heathrow to be allowed to charge as much as 50% more per passenger over the 2022-2027 period.
The House of Lords has observed a minute's silence in memory of murdered Conservative MP Sir David Amess.
Cleanup efforts were underway in Kerala, India, as heavy rain and landslides killed at least 35 people by October 18, reports citing officials said.This clip, posted live on Facebook on Sunday, October 17, by the Popular Front of India, shows people clearing debris off a bridge in Mundakayam.“It is saddening that some people have lost their lives due to heavy rains and landslides in Kerala. Condolences to the bereaved families,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Credit: Popular Front of India Kottayam District via Storyful
North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, in Pyongyang’s latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability.
In Hollywood, nothing gets resurrected more often than Mel Gibson. He’s been accused of antisemitism, domestic violence and sexism – but somehow this guy always gets another chance