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Sam Vestey, 20, who has a chromosomal condition, said he is often challenged by people over how disabled he is.
(Reuters) -Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized on Saturday with serious injuries a day after he was repeatedly stabbed at a public appearance in New York state, while police sought to determine the motive behind an attack that drew international condemnation. The accused attacker, 24-year-old Hadi Matar of Fairview, New Jersey, pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault at a court appearance on Saturday, his court-appointed lawyer, Nathaniel Barone, told Reuters. Rushdie, 75, was set to deliver a lecture on artistic freedom at Chautauqua Institution in western New York when police say Matar rushed the stage and stabbed the Indian-born writer, who has lived with a bounty on his head since his 1988 novel "The Satanic Verses" prompted Iran to urge Muslims to kill him.
Cost-of-living concerns mix with the ghost of George Best in the Sunday splashes.
Wholesale costs have fallen 30p from their June peak.
Bristol Balloon Fiesta: Dozens of hot air balloons fill sky as they take flight.Source: James Acres, Twitter
Four sets of remains have appeared from receding waters of reservoir
Four drivers and car owners are facing large bills after they failed to respond to court summons and were convicted in their absence.
Residents of Heimaey, an island off the coast of Iceland, form puffin patrols to rescue chicks
Storms are now expected to hit across Scotland from 9am on Sunday, with the heavy rain continuing into Monday, the Met Office forecasts.
Ten people, including two children, were killed when a man went on a shooting rampage through the quiet streets of the western Montenegro city of Cetinje. The gunman used a hunting rifle to first shoot the two children, aged eight and 11, and their mother, who lived as tenants in his house. Montenegrin police chief Zoran Brdjanin said the attacker was a 34-year-old man identified only by his initials, VB.
Record numbers of people are having bowel cancer checks following the death of campaigner Dame Deborah James. Dame Deborah, a mother of two, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016 and kept her one million Instagram followers updated on her treatments. Alongside Lauren Mahon and Rachael Bland, she launched the You, Me And The Big C podcast in 2018.
Myanmar's ruling junta has moved to restrict political parties from meeting foreigners or international organisations ahead of an election expected next year.
KARL Robinson says Oxford United must improve going forward after his side fell to another 1-0 defeat away from home.
Pope Francis said on Sunday that the war in Ukraine had distracted attention from the problem of world hunger and called for urgent food aid to stave off looming famine in Somalia. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said this month that it could officially declare famine in eight regions of Somalia next month if livestock continue to die, key commodity prices rise further and humanitarian assistance fails to reach the most vulnerable. Francis told pilgrims and tourists in the square that he wanted to draw attention "to the grave humanitarian crisis that has hit Somalia and some areas of bordering countries".
A giant part of a £45m furnace is moved on the M53 which was closed between junction 5 at Hooton and junction 10 for Cheshire Oaks, to accommodate the abnormal load heading to Essar's Stanlow refinery. The structure is 26.5 metres long and five times higher than a double decker bus and will become part of the UK's first furnace capable of running on 100% hydrogen. The motorway was closed for three miles, as the load was moved very slowly and carefully towards the port with help from National Highways.
The passengers speak their minds as they struggle to get to where they're going due to a rail strike.
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan's foreign ministry on Saturday expressed "sincere gratitude" towards the United States for taking "concrete actions" to maintain security and peace in the Taiwan Strait and the region. U.S. Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Friday that China "overreacted" to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, which set off days of war games by Beijing around the island, which China views as its own territory. Taiwan's foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday that China's "unprovoked military and economy intimidation" had "further strengthened the unity and resilience of the global democratic camp".
Majority of public figures have chosen not to comment on attempt on Indian-born writer’s life
Firefighters from across Europe have joined their French counterparts to help battle several wildfires, including in the south-west of the country.
Taliban fighters beat women protesters and fired into the air on Saturday as they violently dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, days ahead of the first anniversary of the hardline Islamists' return to power.