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‘I felt safe because she was with Brian, and I felt like she would be OK,’ says Nichole Schmidt
Boris Johnson strikes £400m deal with Bill Gates to boost green technology. PM says partnership will help emerging solutions that are still too expensive for commercial development
Emiliano Sala: Man pleads guilty to charge relating to flight which killed footballer
Allison Williams announced her decision to resign from the network rather than comply with its Covid vaccine mandate
The usually chaotic streets of Haiti’s capital were quiet and largely empty Monday as thousands of workers angry about the nation’s lack of security went on strike in protest two days after 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group were abducted by a violent gang. American officials including the FBI were working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of the 12 adults and five children connected with the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries who disappeared Saturday while on a tri
North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, in Pyongyang’s latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability.
Motorist spotted 'walking' dog while driving
A monumental project to memorialise one of the Holocaust’s most shameful episodes has been complicated by scandal and geopolitics, reports Oliver Carroll in Kiev
In Turkey, young people recently expressed their frustration with the authorities when students protested an ongoing spike in housing prices. This protest movement reflects the growing difficulties of the general population amid sky-high living costs, even as the government refuses to acknowledge the economic crisis. Our Istanbul correspondents Ludovic de Foucaud, Hussein Asad and Shona Bhattacharyya report.
Ant and Dec react to I'm a Celebrity 2021 cast
A Ferris wheel which was under construction collapsed in southern China. Video filmed in the city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province on October 18 shows a Ferris wheel which was being built at Jin’anhu Park falling apart. Firefighters and paramedics have already arrived on site. Four trapped people have been rescued and no casualties were reported. The video was provided by local media with permission.
He was charged with the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in County Tyrone in 1974.
China used a five-day United Nations biodiversity conference in Kunming to celebrate its achievements in protecting habitats and improving its environmental record. During talks to secure a global post-2020 pact to reverse species loss in the capital city of southwest China's Yunnan province last week, President Xi Jinping announced the launch of a new 1.5 billion yuan ($233 million) biodiversity fund as well as a beefed-up national park scheme. "China is sticking to an ecology-first path for green development and has already made remarkable achievements," Vice-Premier Han Zheng said.
Netflix is down for thousands of people across the world with users begging the streaming service to “please fix” the issues. Others suggested their Netflix came back to life briefly before cutting out again. Unable to access their television shows and movies, fans flooded social media with complaints.
Bath & North East Somerset is now recording the highest rate in the country.
The Diversity star has made a documentary about one of TV's most complained about moments.
It is the highest figure for daily reported deaths since March 9. A further 223 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday which brought the UK total to 138,629. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 164,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate.
Police identified the cause of the blast as a cut gas pipe.
At least seven migrants have died in the freezing no-man's land at Belarus's border with the European Union. Minsk has been subject to sanctions over last year's post-electoral crackdown ordered by strongman Alexander Lukashenko. His regime is accused of encouraging charter flights from Iraq and Turkey and then sending them towards the border, with neighbouring Lithuania wondering how thousands have come their way, compared with 80 migrants for all of 2020.
Five people killed in a small Norwegian town last week were all stabbed to death and not shot with a bow and arrows as initially suspected, police said on Monday. Three people were also injured, including an off-duty police officer who was shot with the bow and arrow in the early phase of the 35-minute rampage. "Five people were killed with stabbing weapons," police inspector Per Thomas Omholt told a news conference.