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BBC director general welcomes proposals for ‘distinctly British’ content. Tim Davie says promotion of British talent could counterbalance the ‘globalised algorithmic’ commissioning of TV
Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi obituaryHead of the military regime that briefly ruled Egypt after the 2011 uprising and the fall of Hosni Mubarak Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi, right, greeting Hosni Mubarak in Cairo, Egypt. Photograph: MENA/AFP/Getty
Pope Francis has hit back at conservative critics, saying their undermining of the Catholic Church is the "work of the devil" - and quipped that "some people wanted me dead" after his recent surgery. Francis made the comments during a private meeting with Jesuits while visiting the Slovak capital of Bratislava on 13 September. The conversation was quoted in the Jesuit magazine La Civilta Cattolica on Tuesday.
The Great British Bake Off winner broke down in tears after growing frustrated with his partner's teaching style.
Amazon, Chobani, UPS and more than 30 other companies have vowed to hire and train refugees fleeing Afghanistan for the U.S. The companies said Tuesday that they want to help the tens of thousands of Afghan refugees coming to America to integrate into the economy
Boxer Manny Pacquaio has announced his bid to become president of the Philippines – but LGBT+ folk are far from impressed.
Employee claimed they were dressed as civil rights protest icon Rosa Parks
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is to host the NFL International Combine next month as one of the league’s most important events in the search for global talent comes to the UK for the first time. Twelve British players are among fifty athletes invited to impress ‘NFL evaluators’ in the hope of earning a place on the league’s International Player Pathway, the programme which has helped a number of overseas players, including Britain’s Efe Obada, forge successful careers in the NFL.
The agreement means the teenager’s family will now focus on the potential criminal case facing Anne Sacoolas.
Duchess of Cambridge went to mark the reopening of the Windermere Adventure Training Centre
Some 6,000 people were evacuated by September 21 as lava advanced toward the coastline of La Palma, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, amid the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, Telecinco reported.The eruption was first reported at around 3:30 pm local time September 19.Multiple government agencies responded, including the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute (Involcan), the local council, civil protection units, firefighters, and police.This video shared by Involcan, who said it was filmed on September 21, shows the volcano spewing smoke and lava. Credit: Canary Islands Volcanology Institute/Involcan via Storyful
Sacha Dench and Dan Burton were involved in a paramotor accident in the western Highlands of Scotland on Saturday.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been campaigning to highlight the issue of vaccine distribution for a number of months.
Joshua is due to defend his heavyweight titles against Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday 25 September
The traditional British Christmas dinner could be missing its centrepiece this year if a shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by surging natural gas prices persists, leading turkey farmer Paul Kelly told Reuters on Tuesday. Kelly, who hatches 2 million of his own breed KellyBronze birds a year, accounting for 27% of all turkeys sold at Christmas, said CO2 was used in the slaughter process and more importantly to keep the product fresh. "Carbon dioxide is used to extend shelf life, so when you put a turkey in a bag, you suck the air out and you blow carbon dioxide in and that stops the bugs growing, " he said.
The Presiding Officer said she would consider not allowing a statement to be made if this happens again.
Prime minister insists gas price spike is ‘short-term problem’
The decision was published on Tuesday.
FIFA has ordered Hungary to play its next home match without fans after England players were racially abused in a World Cup qualifier. The team will have to play another game without a crowd if there are future instances of racism - but that punishment is suspended for a probationary period of two years. The FIFA committee also fined the Hungarian Football Federation 200,000 Swiss francs (just under £160,000).
"This was surprising to me – and humiliating."