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The people of Croydon hate this label - and they're doing everything they can to get rid of it. Last year was the worst on record for teenage murders in London. There were 30 in total, and five happened in Croydon - more than any other borough in the capital.
Retail sales suffered their worst December slump on record last month as the Omicron variant was blamed for keeping shoppers away.
20 years after the end of the brutal civil war that ravaged Sierra Leone (1991-2002), two former child soldiers that were abducted by rebel forces and forced to fight, reflect on their experiences during the war and their lives since.
The atmosphere is buzzing aboard this Turkish train as it winds through snow-capped hills from Ankara to Kars. The Eastern Express has become Turkey's most coveted and festive train journey, making multiple stops in the country's east. Tickets were snapped up within minutes when the service started up again after a hiatus due to the coronavirus.
Must credit: Prince’s Foundation The Prince of Wales has opened an epic nature-based children’s adventure playpark, inspired by Prince George’s treehouse. The 300-square metre rustic wooden playground nestles six metres up among the trees on the Dumfries House estate in Ayrshire, Scotland, and features elevated rope bridges, a netting tunnel, two side-by-side racing slides and a tube slide. Commissioned by Charles’ charitable organisation the Prince’s Foundation, the park is designed to encourage youngsters to immerse themselves in nature, boosting their physical wellbeing and mental health amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Last week I found myself trying a supermarket’s new plant-based ‘fishless’ fish and chips. The faux fish, made with rice and potato, wasn’t fishy at all, the double potato somewhat overwhelming.
After weeks of work from home guidance, Plan B restrictions will be lifted on 26 January, heralding the return of commuters to central London offices. What is needed now is a concerted effort to return London to its pre-pandemic state.
An observatory in Hawaii captured atmospheric pressure waves created by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on January 15.The Gemini Observatory in Hawaii was 5,000 kilometers (3,000 miles) away from the eruption when it captured the atmospheric pressure waves on three different cameras. They are the “faintly red waves” seen in the footage, NOIRLab explained.The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on January 15, triggering a tsunami on the South Pacific nation of Tonga with waves up to 15 meters, according to information released by the Tongan government. At least three people were killed and dozens of properties were damaged across the islands. Credit: NOIRLab via Storyful
At least one child was killed in northern Syria this week when a storm blanketed tented camps in snow and brought freezing temperatures, compounding the misery of thousands of people displaced by the Mediterranean country's decade-long war. The child died and its mother was in intensive care after snow caused their tent to collapse in the Qastal Miqdad area, as a result of the storm that struck on Jan. 18, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said. "I was scared the tent would fall down on the kids," Abu Anas said in Zaitoun camp in northern Syria, after his family fled from eastern Gouta, an area on the outskirts of Damascus that was devastated by the conflict.
She posted on Instagram to mark the personal milestone.
Israel is hoping the U_N_ General Assembly will unanimously adopt a resolution rejecting and condemning any denial of the Holocaust and urging all nations and social media companies “to take active measures to combat antisemitism and Holocaust denial or distortion.”
It’s time for a thoroughly refreshing change
London has been struck down by the Royal Mail delivery crisis - with one in three of the worst affected postcodes in the UK lying in the capital. Of the 56 worst-hit areas, 18 of them were in London due to 38 delivery offices struggling to cope with what Royal Mail said were Covid-related absences and “other local factors”. It comes as 1,300 people in Dulwich, south-east London signed a petition over what they called “a failing postal service”.
Businesswoman was too creeped out to bring him back to her house
‘An agreement in principle with respect to the distribution of property between the two families has been reached’
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Thursday briefing: Johnson vows to battle on after bruising day. PM suffers defection and demands to quit … Biden marks first year in office … and lessons from the man who has read every Marvel comic
More than 100 millionaires say current tax systems are “not fair” and increasing wealth taxes would help resolve inequalities made dramatically worse by the Covid-19 health crisis Millionaires from around the world have signed an open letter asking governments to tax them at higher rates.The letter was published online Wednesday, mid-way through Davos, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting being held virtually this year.The signatories of the letter –which was the result of a joint initiativ
Former pope Benedict XVI has been heavily incriminated in a new report on the handling of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church in Munich and Freising when he was the Archbishop Cardinal Ratzinger, says the law firm that carried out the probe.
In the wake of Ashling Murphy’s murder, Micheal Martin said a new strategy on gender-based violence would be before the Government in March.