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The incident happened while the aircraft was hovering over the sea off the Ayrshire coast.
MPs criticise lottery operator Camelot over problem gambling. App-based games put vulnerable people at risk and limit money given to good causes, say critics
The fossilised remains of the largest triceratops dinosaur ever found went under the hammer in Paris on Thursday for a European record price of 6.65 million euros. France's museums couldn't hope to compete. Big John roamed modern day South Dakota, in the US, some 66 million years ago during the Upper Cretaceous period – the final era of dinosaurs. He died in a floodplain, buried in mud that kept him well preserved.In 2014, paleontologists managed to dig up 60 percent of the plant-eating dinosaur
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.
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.
‘National treasure’: New Zealand Māori haka protected in trade deal with UK. Traditional war dance, often performed by top sports teams, has been subject to controversial appropriation in the UK
Ford has given its electric SUV the performance treatment.
Best podcasts of the week: more supernatural spookiness with the creator of the Battersea Poltergeist. Danny Robins returns to examine listeners’ freaky real-life tales. Plus: Radiolab pays homage to the cassette tape, and Home/Front tells the story of an unusual anti-war activist
Ohio police rescue elderly driver from burning car
They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
Children aged five to 11 in the US will soon be able to get a COVID-19 jab, the White House has announced. Officials say the expected authorisation of the Pfizer vaccine for younger children in a matter of weeks will allow them to receive the shot at their paediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school. Federal regulators will meet in the next two weeks to assess the benefits of giving COVID jabs to people in that age group, after lengthy studies intended to ensure the safety of the vaccines.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
The committee has suggested pro-Trump congressman could be called to testify as a material witness
The boss of one of the UK's largest household energy suppliers has demanded urgent changes to the price cap, arguing the industry is facing a £5bn bill from surging wholesale costs. Scottish Power chief executive Keith Anderson said the price cap, introduced under the government of Theresa May to protect customers from "rip-off" tariffs, should become more reflective of the cost for suppliers to buy energy from the wholesale market. Mr Anderson was speaking as suppliers and their customers pay the price of a six-fold spike in the cost of raw energy over the past 12 months - a surge that has forced 15 small providers out of business this year.
Libya is hosting an international conference Thursday to help build stability in the deeply divided country ahead of crucial presidential elections in December. Some 30 delegations are travelling to the capital Tripoli. Among them are representatives from the United Nations, European Union, African Union and the Arab League.French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will attend, including officials from regional powers including Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria. Taking places under
Tory mask converts and holdouts witness an object lesson in disinformation. By the end of the vaccines minister Maggie Throup’s Commons performance we knew less than we had at the start
Police officer kicks man to ground during arrest
The Scottish crime drama continues and broadcaster Charlene White shares her Black History Month documentary.
Jeremy Hunt, the former health secretary, has said the Government should change the rule that people must wait six months before getting Covid booster jabs in order to improve protection before Christmas.
British baking royalty Mary Berry has been recognised by actual royalty, by being made a Dame Commander for services to culinary arts, charity and broadcasting. Dame Mary, who has had a career spanning the last five decades, says she is "proud and honoured" to have received the award after her ceremony with Prince Charles at Windsor Castle. "We're going home for a sandwich and the children are coming tonight," she said after the investiture ceremony.