Retired judge shot at home in Wisconsin
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Retired judge shot at home in Wisconsin
The mystery of why some of the brightest lights in the cosmos blink on and off may lie in how big stars die, and black holes are born
The Home Office’s test included ‘random’ questions for those under threat of deportation
The Paris Court of Appeal will on Wednesday rule on whether to extradite 10 former members of the hard left Italian extremist group the Red Brigades. The activists, who have been living in France for decades, are wanted by Italy for acts of terrorism committed between 1970 and 1980.
Firefighters with the Rochester Fire Department rescued three ducklings from a drain on June 28, the department said on Facebook.A local family called after they spotted the ducklings falling into the drain, local media reported. The family was able to rescue an additional duckling before it fell into the sewer, the report said. Credit: Rochester Fire Department via Storyful
Phillip Schofield says friend was fired via email for coming out as gay during interview with Gok Wan. GMB ITV
Oleksandra has wanted to leave Ukraine since her home was bombed. But she can't, because her passport says she is a man, and can therefore be drafted into the army.
Climate protesters have glued themselves to the frame of a painting in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and spray-painted their logo on the walls and floor of the building.
Activists gathered outside the Russian consulate in New York City on Wednesday, June 29, holding a vigil ahead of the trial of American basketball player Brittney Griner, which was due to begin in Russia on Friday.Griner was detained at a Moscow airport on February 17 after Russian officials said they had found vape cartridges bearing traces of hash oil in her luggage. She had been in Russia to play for a team during the WNBA’s off-season.Russian state-owned news agency TASS said Griner’s trial would begin on July 1. Its report was accompanied by video showing Griner at a Khimki city court, near Moscow, for a preliminary hearing. She did not speak in the footage.Footage posted by Ben Von Klemperer showed speaker Tamika Mallory, from campaign group Until Freedom, speaking to the crowd outside the consulate.“We demand that America is responsible for bringing Brittney Griner home no matter what we have to do,” she can be heard saying as the crowd applauds. Credit: Ben Von Klemperer via Storyful
The role will be in addition to Mr Swinney’s duties as deputy first minister and cabinet secretary for Covid recovery.
British lawmakers should not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates, a committee reviewing the rules said on Thursday. The decision stirs a debate about whether the working culture in parliament acts as a deterrent to some potential candidates. "Members (of parliament) should not bring babies into the Chamber, Westminster Hall or general committees to observe, initiate, speak or intervene in proceedings," the Commons Procedure Committee said.
The unbeaten Ukrainian will defend his heavyweight titles against ‘AJ’ in Saudi Arabia in August, nine months after dethroning the Briton
Young reporter being repeatedly talked over by colleagues
Steve Bray blared several songs at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday before officers intervened. An anti-Conservative activist returned to Parliament Square vowing to stage a protest “twice as loud” a day after his amplifiers were seized by police. “Stop Brexit Man” Steve Bray blared several songs at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday before officers again threatened to take his equipment.
The report into domestic abuse cases involving serving police officers found ‘not all forces are treating these cases with the gravity they deserve’.
Katie Boulter dedicated her day four Wimbledon win to her grandmother, who died two days ago.
‘Thailand pass’ and mandatory health insurance to be scrapped
The housing market has retained a surprising amount of momentum given the mounting pressure on household budgets, Nationwide Building Society said.
The head of data at the London Stock Exchange Group has stepped down after a year in the job, with the closely-watched integration of Refinitiv still underway. LSEG bought Refinitiv for $27 billion in early 2021, turning the exchange into a major market data company overnight to challenge leader Bloomberg. Andrea Remyn Stone, a former Bloomberg executive who replaced Refinitiv CEO David Craig in July last year, is stepping down for personal reasons, with the search for her successor already begun, LSEG said in a statement.
Negative views of China at highest level in years in many of the 19 countries that took part in survey
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