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Europe's former chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, now seeking the centre-right ticket in France's 2022 election, said the country was deeply divided and accused President Emmanuel Macron of being oblivious to the daily worries of citizens. Barnier said that what he called out-of-control immigration was weakening France's sense of identity - a pitch to voters within conservative circles of the political right as he seeks to counter the far right. "When the foundations are fragile, when they move, you cannot build on top," Barnier told reporters.
Mount Aso volcano spews a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky, after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan. The active volcano ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 metres (11,500 feet), and sent stones tumbling down its grassy slopes.
The UK’s net zero strategy still avoids what is needed to avert climate catastrophe. Fairness is vital if people are not to be left behind, but although the government is now saying the right things, its actions lag behind
They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
Penelope Jackson is accused of murdering her husband David following a row over serving bubble and squeak with a steak dinner.
Doctors in south Wales ‘scared to come to work’ over safety fears. Staff at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board hospitals report being ‘close to total burnout’
Tory mask converts and holdouts witness an object lesson in disinformation. By the end of the vaccines minister Maggie Throup’s Commons performance we knew less than we had at the start
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.
Man charged with murder of Tory MP David Amess. Ali Harbi Ali, 25, also accused of preparation of terrorist acts after politician was stabbed
A judge is pushing for compromise on potential payouts to people who lost loved ones and those whose units were destroyed in the deadly collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium
Two adults and two children remain in hospital following the incident in the Kincaidston area in Ayr, South Ayrshire, on Monday evening.
Mounted camera footage shows the moment a cyclist was struck by a deer three miles into a 26-mile charity cycle ride in Lumberton, New Jersey, on September 12.Newark resident Keith Bratcher Jr was taking part in the Wise Choice Cycling Club’s Auto Immune Disease Awareness Ride when his camera captured video showing an unfortunate incident involving a deer.Bratcher Jr’s footage shows the moment the deer jumps onto the road and directly into the group of riders, knocking one cyclist to the ground. Meanwhile, the deer flips as it flies through the air before it lands into a field on the other side of the road.Bratcher Jr said the rider was uninjured during incident and was able to complete the cycle. Credit: Keith Bratcher Jr via Storyful
A bridge collapsed following heavy rainfalls in northern India
Suspect appears in court charged with murder and preparing acts of terrorism
James Craig’s walking aid was auctioned just weeks after Michael Collins’ stick sold for more than £50,000.
Steve Allen has come under fire for making remarks about the teenage contestant’s appearance.
A 127-year-old farthing has been discovered under the mast of Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory. It will now go on display at the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth to mark Trafalgar Day on October 21. The coin, which was placed under the ship for good luck in line with Victorian tradition, was discovered next to a metal wedge between the mast and the base plate.
A group of Afghan women took to the streets of Kabul on October 21 to call for jobs and the restoration of educational opportunities, Aamaj News reported.The women “demanded [the] reopening of girls’ schools” and called for women to be allowed in the workplace, the outlet said.Taliban authorities allowed the march to continue for around an hour and a half, AFP reported.Both AFP and Aamaj News said journalists present were hit and chased by Taliban gunmen.This footage was published by Aamaj News, and shows skirmishes amongst a crowd before showing the female protesters. The women are seen holding signs that read “Work. Bread. Education” and “Women Complement Society.” Credit: Aamaj News via Storyful
Angela Merkel faced down calls from Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders to punish Poland in her last summit as Chancellor.