The National Television Awards aired its 25th ceremony at the O2 Arena on Tuesday night as the stars donned their glad rags and turned out in force to see who would win the accolades.
It was David Walliams’ first time hosting the programme as he took over from Dermot O’Leary, who stepped down after ten years at the helm and he made sure to kick off the proceedings by taking a few shots at the stars.
But jokes aside, there were some emotional wins as Katie McGlynn picked up a gong for her performance in a Coronation Street cancer storyline as well as Jesy Nelson’s win for her Odd One Out documentary.
South Korea’s space agency launched its first domestically built rocket, Nuri, on October 21, but the planned deployment of a dummy payload into orbit did not go according to plan.Reports citing comments made by President Moon Jae-in said that while the rocket completed its flight sequence, it failed to put the dummy satellite into orbit.This footage, posted by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) on YouTube, shows the rocket launching from the Naro Space Center in Goheung. Credit: Korea Aerospace Research Institute via Storyful
Libya is hosting an international conference Thursday to help build stability in the deeply divided country ahead of crucial presidential elections in December. Some 30 delegations are travelling to the capital Tripoli. Among them are representatives from the United Nations, European Union, African Union and the Arab League.French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will attend, including officials from regional powers including Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria. Taking places under
Fed up with social media sites censoring a naked paleolithic Venus and other works of art deemed suggestive, Viennese museums are showing them on the OnlyFans platform, known for hosting explicit content.
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.
A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.
Children aged five to 11 in the US will soon be able to get a COVID-19 jab, the White House has announced. Officials say the expected authorisation of the Pfizer vaccine for younger children in a matter of weeks will allow them to receive the shot at their paediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school. Federal regulators will meet in the next two weeks to assess the benefits of giving COVID jabs to people in that age group, after lengthy studies intended to ensure the safety of the vaccines.
LONDON (Reuters) -British police on Thursday charged a 25-year-old Londoner of Somali heritage with stabbing a lawmaker to death in a church, a case that has raised fears about the safety of elected politicians. Prosecutor James Cable told the court that Ali Harbi Ali, the son of an ex-media adviser to a former prime minister of Somalia, had described himself as affiliated to Islamic State and had planned for years to kill a member of parliament. The killing of 69-year-old David Amess - five years after another British member of parliament was murdered on the street - has prompted calls for better protection of lawmakers.
The trial of a former Nevada prison inmate accused of the 1984 killing of a suburban Denver woman has ended in a mistrial after his lawyers requested an evaluation to determine if he is mentally competent to stand trial