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Covid vaccine manufacturers are putting profit before lives, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, as it demanded two billion doses for poorer nations by the end of the year.
To protect the supreme court’s legitimacy, a conservative justice should step downIf presidents do not get to replace justices in an election year, then Coney Barrett’s confirmation is illegitimate; if presidents do, then Gorsuch’s is illegitimate. You can’t have it both ways ‘In separate remarks this month, Amy Coney Barrett and Clarence Thomas both sought to assure the public that, in Coney Barret’s words, “this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks”.’ Photograph: Reuters
Police in London appealed on Tuesday to anyone with information about the murder of a Nigerian boy whose torso was found in the River Thames 20 years ago to come forward to help them solve the case, which they believe may have been a ritualistic killing. The boy was aged five or six when his body, which had had the head and limbs severed, was found floating near Tower Bridge. Police believe he was trafficked from Nigeria to Britain, possibly via Germany.
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Technology entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri has said people in Boris Johnson's office knew "he had somewhat of a crush on me" during the prime minister's time as London mayor.
A vast river of molten lava from a Canary Islands volcano was edging towards the sea on Tuesday, destroying everything in its path and provoking fears it will generate clouds of toxic gases when it hits the water.
Manufacturers reported order books at their strongest level since 1977 but output growth dropped for the second month in a row.
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School pays tribute to Derbyshire pupils killed during sleepoverOutwood Academy City in Sheffield says children had bright futures, as 31-year-old man remains in custody Members of the public attend a vigil near to the scene in Chandos Crescent, Killamarsh, near Sheffield, where four people were found dead on Sunday. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA
Scientists say plants can be continually recharged for at least two weeks
Former professional on the series criticised dancers reportedly rejecting the jab as ‘selfish’
Russia was responsible for the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko in London, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday. Mr Litvinenko was a former Russian FSB agent who went on to work with MI6 after fleeing to the UK. The 43-year-old, an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died in 2006 after drinking green tea laced with the rare and very potent radioactive isotope Polonium 210 at London’s Millennium Hotel.
GPs are offering 56% of appointments face-to-face compared with 80% before the pandemic.
The pandemic had dropped as low as the 26th leading cause in the summer.
Genesis review – rock’s most unlikely stars go out with a bangUtilita Arena, BirminghamPhil Collins is on drily funny form for the band’s final tour despite poor health, as era-defining hits are performed with strength and poignancy Phil Collins performs on The Last Domino? tour with Genesis. Photograph: Cover Images
Sudan's fragile transitional government said it foiled an attempted coup Tuesday involving military officers and civilians linked to the ousted regime of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said the coup attempt was the "latest manifestation of the national crisis", referring to deep divisions during Sudan's move to democracy.In a televised speech, he said the plotters had "made extensive preparations, which were showcased in the security breakdown in cities... blocki
British Steel today issued a stark warning over power prices “spiralling out of control” as the gas crisis swept across the UK economy. The nation’s second-biggest steel producer said the colossal hikes — up 50-fold from £50 per megawatt-hour to £2500 per MWh since April — are making the power-hungry production process impossible at certain times. It called on the Government and regulator Ofgem to suspend environmental levies which push UK power prices above those of European competitors.
The UN General Assembly in New York is usually a polite talking shop, rich in hedging and platitudes. It’s a subject which combines advantage and risk for Boris Johnson in his US foray and one which will be hashed out with Biden this evening when the two meet for their first substantive talks at the White House. The anger of France over a perceived slight by the US, UK and Australia in the Aukus submarine deal is a multi-lateral quarrel which reflects the underlying awkwardness of US-European relations and differing strategic priorities.
Sorare allows players to buy, sell and compete with digital trading cards of famous footballers. But there are risks as the cards can go up and down in value.View on euronews
Sports car manufacturer is building a family of electric vehicles.