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News bulletin 2022/01/18 09:23View on euronews
‘He leaves it everywhere,’ she said of habit
Texas hostage taker had criminal and mental health history in UK. Malik Faisal Akram from Blackburn was killed by police after taking four hostages in a synagogue
Teams of daring young men grappled in the dirt with furious bucking bulls at an often-lethal Indian festival that has been a proverbial red rag to animal rights activists.
Matthew Stafford passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns in his first playoff victory and the Los Angeles Rams roared out of the wild-card round with a 34-11 win over the Arizona Cardinals
Nicola Sturgeon said she is “cautiously optimistic” about Scotland’s coronavirus situation ahead of a statement announcing possible changes to restrictions. The First Minister said the country is “in a better position than I feared we would be before Christmas”, but would not comment on whether she plans to follow Wales with a mass easing of Covid rules. Her comments came as the Scottish Tories called for the scrapping of most coronavirus restrictions, with the exception of face coverings.
Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor says it plans to sell its stake in the Myanmar fintech company Wave Money to its main partner in the venture, Yoma Strategic Holdings
Australia crushed England by 146 runs with two days to spare in the day-night test as the hosts wrapped up the series 4-0. The visitors were competitive in only a handful of sessions over the five tests and the collapse in Hobart, where they lost 10 wickets for 56 runs, was hard to watch, said Cook. "That was very tough viewing, that has to be our rock bottom, there cannot be a worse place than getting bowled out in an hour and a half," Cook said on BT Sport.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has warned that the threat of foreign interference in UK politics is growing, after a Chinese spy was discovered to be working at the heart of Westminster.
Transport for London said “significant progress” was made over Christmas and the “trial operations” phase, which began on November 20, saw upgrades to train and signalling software and tunnel fire safety schemes. A precise opening date has yet to be announced but TfL commissioner Andy Byford said he would not allow the line – which will be renamed the Elizabeth line when services start running – to open until he was sure it was reliable. Originally due to have been opened by the Queen in December 2018, Crossrail has gone billions over budget, with the total cost now in excess of £20 billion.
Four people were held hostage in Colleyville, Texas, on Saturday by an armed captor identified as British national Malik Faisal Akram.View on euronews
The leader of Bolsover District Council said Freda Walker always wanted to help other people and would be sorely missed.
Boris Johnson grilled by Sue Gray over Downing Street parties Premier League will not adjust rules over Covid postponements Alexander Downer: Australia’s Zero Covid policy was always a con Isolation to be scrapped in favour of ‘learning to live with Covid’ Senior nurses must retire or lose pension after Covid wards work
The goal of Ladda i Mittstroket - which means “charging on the central road” - is to reduce drivers’ carbon footprint by making electric charging more accessible.View on euronews
The director-general of the BBC has warned it will be forced to make changes to its content if forced to rely on a subscription model. Tim Davie warned Tuesday that a loss of £285 million as a result of the licence fee being frozen for two years would mean “inevitable” cuts to programming. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries hinted on Sunday that the licence fee could be abolished from 2028, and confirmed on Monday the fee will stay at £159 until April 2024, rising with inflation for four years after.
The move comes after Babcock announced a review into contract profitability and its balance sheet last year.
Boris Johnson is alleged to have attended a leaving do for his defence adviser in the run-up to Christmas 2020.
The chief executives of several major American passenger and cargo airlines have warned of an impending "catastrophic" crisis that could come in less than two days when telecommunications companies deploy a new 5G service. The new C-Band 5G service set to be rolled out by AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday could leave a significant number of widebody aircraft unusable, the airlines warned. "Unless our major hubs are cleared to fly, the vast majority of the traveling and shipping public will essentially be grounded," wrote the chief executives of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and others.
News bulletin 2022/01/18 10:25View on euronews
Prime minister refuses to rule out resigning should he be censured by Sue Gray’s inquiry into rule-breaking