At least 125 people have been killed in a riot at a football match in Indonesia, most of whom were trampled to death after police fired tear gas, in one of the world's worst sporting disasters. Violence flared at the end of the game in Malang, East Java, where hosts Arema lost 3-2 to Persebaya Surabaya. Angry at their team's first home defeat by the rival club in 23 years, thousands of Arema supporters invaded the pitch and threw bottles and other missiles at players and football officials.
Parties on the first night of Tory conference were more muted than in previous years. PM Liz Truss told a 1922 Committee and Conservative Home party that UK faces a “tough winter”, but “if we succeed”, the economy will grow, with “spades in the ground” by the end of 2023. Truss admitted of her first weeks in power: “Let’s be honest, it’s been a pretty momentous month”.
Around 35 people had been confirmed dead in Lee County by Saturday, October 1, officials said, after Hurricane Ian caused major devastation in Florida.In a video posted to Facebook, Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno provided an updated death toll and said emergency efforts were continuing.“Today, we’ve had over 600 to 700 rescues of people that are in need during this difficult time,” Marceno said, “With about 35 deaths, unfortunately.”Marceno said he was working to release information about those killed and but said the sheriff’s office was following a lengthy process of notifying next of kin. Credit: Lee County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful