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British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said there was a "deal to be done" on the Northern Ireland protocol that protects peace and works for all sides, ahead of a meeting with European Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic in Brussels on Monday. Sefcovic told European lawmakers on Thursday that the bloc wanted to resolve the impasse with Britain over Northern Ireland's trading arrangements by the end of February before campaigning begins for elections in the province. "There is a deal to be done, and we need to make it happen," Truss said in a statement on Sunday.
Boris Johnson has said he is taking an allegation from a Conservative MP that she was sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith "extremely seriously". A Cabinet Office investigation has been ordered by the prime minister after Nusrat Ghani, who was sacked as transport minister in a February 2020 reshuffle, made her claim at the weekend. Ms Ghani said she was told by a whip, who she did not identify, that her "Muslimness was raised as an issue" at a meeting in Downing Street.
Hippos can communicate with one another and tell the difference between the honking sounds of their friends, neighbours and strangers, a study has found.
Map of Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso
Don’t Let It Get You Down features on indie rocker Kane’s new album.
Cameroon is expected to come to a standstill on Monday night as the Indomitable Lions take on Comoros for a place in the last eight at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Olembé Stadium in Yaoundé - the venue for the final on 6 February - is likely to be a cauldron of partisan frenzy as the hosts continue their bid for a sixth continental crown.Tournament debutants Comoros stand in the way of the hosts who finished the group stages in top spot after two wins and a draw.Comoros moved into the knockout
COP26 president Alok Sharma MP has told Sky News that extracting more gas from the North Sea is not a "realistic" strategy for bringing down energy prices for UK consumers. MPs who have established a 'Net Zero Scrutiny Group' have been calling for the government to allow more drilling in the North Sea, arguing that it would be beneficial in terms of security and cost. "The idea that you will suddenly change things, and that will impact the price of wholesale gas internationally, I don't think that is realistic."
The United States on Monday put 8,500 troops on alert over the growing tension in Ukraine and President Joe Biden called European allies in an effort to maintain Western unity against Russian pressure. The European Union, meanwhile, urged allies to avoid a "nervous breakdown" in the face of fears that Russia could stage a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.Despite insisting he has no intention of attacking, President Vladimir Putin has deployed some 100,000 troops close to Ukraine, where Russia alre
Mr Raab said the ‘culture in No 10 needs to be addressed to meet the standards the public rightly expect’ but defended Boris Johnson.
Italy's parliament failed to make headway Monday in the first round of voting for a new president, a normally low-stakes race that this year risks bringing down the government if Prime Minister Mario Draghi is chosen.
Yellow-themed version of popular crossover brings bespoke styling elements
The operation, which involved the seizure of more than a tonne of drugs including heroin, lasted almost 10 hours.
A group of lab monkeys who escaped from a lorry crash in the US state of Pennsylvania have now been found after an urgent hunt by the authorities. Several of the monkeys had escaped when a lorry carrying a trailer of 100 of them crashed on Friday. The spokeswoman, Kristen Nordlund, said three of the monkeys were dead after being “humanely” euthanised, but did not elaborate on why they were euthanised or how the other monkeys came to be found.
Greater Manchester Police said no arrests have been made and a murder investigation is under way.
Following reports that Simon Cowell's new show Walk The Line will be axed, ITV has responded with a statement, neither confirming nor denying the rumours.
Threat of Russian invasion looms as 100,000 troops gather near border
Police have fired water cannons and tear gas in Brussels to disperse protesters marching against Covid-19 vaccinations and restrictions. The march followed demonstrations in other European capitals on Saturday that also drew thousands of people protesting about vaccine passports and other requirements that European governments have imposed in the hope of ending the coronavirus pandemic.
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A man’s early winter morning mission to take out the garbage in Bettendorf, Iowa, on January 20, took an unexpected turn when a meteor soared across the sky.This home security footage shows Bill Morrissey wheeling a bin down his driveway at around 6:47 am. The fireball zooms across the sky and disappears behind a house across the street. Morrissey pauses for a moment before returning up the driveway followed closely by his dogs.“It lasted only a few seconds in duration,” he told Storyful. “It was bright and dramatic.”The American Meteor Association received as many as 413 sightings reports on the morning of January 20 from 11 states. Credit: Bill Morrissey via Storyful
The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe director said Sunday.