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A schoolgirl is set to face trial on terror charges after allegedly being caught with a bomb-making video and instructions on building a home-made gun with a 3D printer. The 16-year-old, who cannot be identified because of her age, denies five counts of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism on dates in August and September last year. The girl, who is from Derbyshire, faces trial at Westminster Youth Court on 1 March in front of Chief Magistrate Paul Goldspring.
Edward Argar said it was up to individuals to decide whether to wear masks or not.
The UK’s net zero strategy still avoids what is needed to avert climate catastrophe. Fairness is vital if people are not to be left behind, but although the government is now saying the right things, its actions lag behind
David Ellis narrowly misses out on being named “last man standing” at a booze-fuelled bar crawl in one of London’s loveliest hotels
An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it’s put up for auction in London next month
The Queen stayed overnight in hospital after receiving medical advice to cancel official duties this week, it emerged on Thursday night.
Stocks of unleaded and diesel at UK petrol stations are at their highest level since May - recovering from the recent panic buying frenzy, according to government data. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said forecourt storage tanks were an average of 45% full at the end of the day on Sunday. The latest BEIS figures also showed that sales of fuel had slowed from an average of 35,900 litres per filling station on 24 September to 11,800 litres on Sunday.
Senior politicians have attended the funeral of Conservative MP James Brokenshire. The former cabinet minister died aged 53 earlier this month after suffering from lung cancer. Chancellor Rishi Sunak, former prime minister Theresa May and Home Secretary Priti Patel were also among those at the service in Bexley, south-east London.
Chile's Atacama desert is the driest in the world but every few years, at springtime, a little corner of it is covered in a carpet of blooming purple and yellow flowers -- a phenomenon that experts are studying to learn how plants adapt to climate change.
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Netflix employees stage walkout over Dave Chappelle transgender comments
A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.
Tilly Ramsay has hit back after she was branded a "chubby little thing" by a radio presenter, and several stars have come out in support of the 19-year-old influencer.
Countries including Saudi Arabia and Australia are lobbying to change a crucial climate report, a leak ahead of the Cop26 climate summit has shown.
The 25-year-old was remanded in custody.
Former Casualty star Amanda Mealing, who plays Connie Beauchamp, has opened up about discovering she was adopted.
Mount Aso volcano spews a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky, after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan. The active volcano ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 metres (11,500 feet), and sent stones tumbling down its grassy slopes.
A welcome ceremony for the Olympic flame was held in Beijing on Wednesday after it arrived in the Chinese capital from Greece ahead of the 2022 Winter Games. While the flame will be put on display over the next few months, organisers said a three-day torch relay is scheduled to start on February 2nd with around 1,200 torchbearers in Beijing and two nearby venue cities before the Games begin on February 4.
A group of Afghan women took to the streets of Kabul on October 21 to call for jobs and the restoration of educational opportunities, Aamaj News reported.The women “demanded [the] reopening of girls’ schools” and called for women to be allowed in the workplace, the outlet said.Taliban authorities allowed the march to continue for around an hour and a half, AFP reported.Both AFP and Aamaj News said journalists present were hit and chased by Taliban gunmen.This footage was published by Aamaj News, and shows skirmishes amongst a crowd before showing the female protesters. The women are seen holding signs that read “Work. Bread. Education” and “Women Complement Society.” Credit: Aamaj News via Storyful
The London borough where Emma Raducanu grew up has decided against bestowing its highest honour on the teenage tennis superstar because it does not want to "embarrass her". At a special meeting this week, Bromley council rejected a proposal to award the 18-year-old the Freedom of the Borough following her win at the US Open. Instead Conservative councillors voted to “monitor the ongoing dialogue between council officers, Emma and her family and agree a suitable celebration of her victory”.