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A young mountaineer who last week scaled the second-highest mountain on earth, says he felt a “sense of achievement” as he stood atop the K2 summit and hoisted the Pakistani flag
Asher-Smith was expected to challenge for medals in the 100m and 200m.
The singer has been open about her mental health struggles including severe anxiety.
ABOARD SEA-WATCH 3, Mediterranean - Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight on Sunday in an operation lasting about six hours, a Reuters witness said. The German and French NGO ships Sea-Watch 3 and Ocean Viking rescued the migrants in Tunisian waters 68 km (42 miles) from the North African coast, near oil facilities and other ships. Sea-Watch 3, which assumed command of the operation, took 141 of the survivors while Ocean Viking took the rest.
Today saw the end of an era, as cooling towers were demolished at one of Yorkshires remaining power stations. The 4 cooling towers located at Eggborough Power Station in North Yorkshire were brought down by controlled explosives this morning (Sunday 1st August) The video was filmed from 1 mile away which is why the towers fall before you hear the explosion. The power station which closed back in September 2018 was capable of producing 1960 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 2 million homes equivalent to a city the size of Leeds or Sheffield. The plant began producing power in 1967 using nearby coal reserves, but plans are now underway to replace the power station with a modern gas powered station capable of producing 2500 megawatts
Elliot Bourne was found unresponsive on the sofa after falling asleep the day before.
Turns out Boris Johnson’s crime strategy was just another pile of mudThe PM’s talk of ‘fluorescent-jacketed chain gangs’ had a similar effect to that of a misfiring new Oxford Street attraction Illustration by David Foldvari. Illustration: David Foldvari/The Observer
Reekie, Hodgkinson and Bell have all qualified for Tuesday’s 800m final.
Are northern English accents dying out? Are they eck as like. Academics predict that northern dialects will soon fade away. That’s nobbut a load of soft southern blether
Treasure likely to have come from West Saxon mint, possibly Southampton or Winchester
BANGKOK (Reuters) -Thailand on Sunday extended tighter containment measures in the capital and high-risk provinces probably until the end of August in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19 as the country deals with its biggest outbreak to date. Thailand reported 18,027 infections and 133 deaths on Sunday, bringing the cumulative total to 615,314 cases and 4,990 fatalities, mostly from an outbreak since April that is being fuelled by the highly transmissible Alpha and Delta variants. The restrictions, including travel curbs, mall closures and curfews, will be expanded to 29 provinces classified as "dark red zone" from 13, Apisamai Srirangsan, spokeswoman for the government's COVID-19 task force, told a televised news briefing.
The pandemic has cast a huge shadow over India’s flourishing movie business with shutdowns impacting box office revenues and the outlook looking grim for the industry. India's film industry, which is the world's largest in terms of the number of films produced and second largest after Hollywood in terms of its global reach is increasingly on edge since the first Covid-19 lockdown in March last year.Major film productions have been shelved or indefinitely postponed, thousands of cinema halls shut
Daley won gold in the synchronised 10 metres platform earlier in the week.
A pandemic-related U.S. government ban on residential evictions expired at midnight on Saturday, putting millions of American renters at risk of being forced from their homes. The expiration was a blow to President Joe Biden, who on Thursday made a last-ditch request to Congress to extend the moratorium, citing the raging Delta variant.On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives adjourned without reviewing the tenant protections after a Republican congressman blocked a bid to extend it by unani
The former teacher tied the knot with celebrity chef Gordon in 1996.
Daily cases can be falling while the number of people infected still risesJust think of filling a bath when you forgot to put the plug in Confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the UK might be declining, but the ‘tap’ of infections hasn’t stopped flowing. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA
Rishi Sunak has written to Boris Johnson warning that the UK's travel restrictions are "out of step" in comparison to other countries, reports suggest. According to the Sunday Times newspaper, the chancellor has raised concerns with the prime minister about the damage that the current border controls are doing to the UK's economy and has called for holiday rules to be relaxed. Mr Sunak is said to have emphasised in particular the impact that the international travel rules are having on the tourism and hospitality sector and noted that the success of the country's vaccination programme should warrant a weakening of the restrictions.
Xander Schauffele produced an imperious final round to take Olympic gold at the Kasumigaseki Country Club as Cheng-tsung Pan took bronze in an epic seven-man playoff. American Schauffele, the overnight leader, shot a four-under round of 67 - to go with rounds of 68, 63 and 68 earlier in the week - to finish -18 and edge Slovakia’s Sabbatini by a shot, with the likes of Rory McIlroy, Colin Morikawa, Team GB’s Paul Casey and home hero Hideki Matsuyama among those finishing tied for third on -15. Schauffele began the morning a shot clear of Matsuyama and four birdies on the front-nine seemed to have put him firmly in control on -18 at the turn.
GAZA (Reuters) -Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected as leader of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, officials said on Sunday, cementing his control of the organization which rules the Gaza Strip and has fought multiple violent conflicts with Israel. Haniyeh, Hamas chief since 2017, has controlled the group's political activities in Gaza, the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the diaspora largely from outside Gaza, splitting his time between Turkey and Qatar for the past two years.
It is estimated one million students will apply for university by 2025, up from 700,000 now.