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Sean Hannity plugs MyPillow in Afghanistan segment
Sean Hannity plugs MyPillow in Afghanistan segment
The War on Terror became synonymous with torture as the CIA operated ‘Black Sites’ overseas to circumvent US law, writes Richard Hall
The UK has outlined plans to top the immunity of the most vulnerable ahead of the winter.
Sky News has learnt that Premier League clubs were on Thursday sent a final draft of a new "Owners' Charter" that their controlling shareholders will be required to commit to annually or risk facing tough sanctions. A club executive said that the document would oblige clubs to avow their commitment to the English football pyramid - including promotion, relegation and qualification for cup competitions based on sporting merit - and to acting in good faith and with sporting integrity. Adhering to the charter would also prevent clubs engaging in the creation of any new tournament format not permitted by the Premier League's rules - effectively preventing any future bid to establish a European Super League (ESL).
Drone footage reveals the extent of damage after a city in southern China was struck by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake. The video filmed in Lu County in Sichuan Province on September 16 shows damaged houses and a rescue team setting up tents in an open area. At least three people were killed and 88 were injured. 1,221 residential houses were damaged across the county. The video was provided by local media with permission.
Elton John has delayed his European "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour until 2023 due to hip problems. The 74-year-old British singer said he had been advised to have an operation as soon as possible. "At the end of my summer break I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever since," John said in a statement on Twitter.
Two million (63%) homeowners in London are planning home improvements over the next year, according to research carried out by the fintech Selina Advance. The findings showed that two-fifths (39%) of London’s homeowners are prioritising outside renovations including garden landscaping, paving and driveways, or adding a pool or hot tub to their properties. Selina Advance also found that, over the past year, more than two-thirds (69%) of London’s homeowners had already made improvements to their properties.
In her hour-long speech, the Commission President failed to address the most immediate concerns of EU citizens and companies, argues law professor Alberto Alemanno. View on euronews
Life expectancy in England has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a decade, say health officials. Public Health England (PHE) said the drop of 1.3 years for men and 0.9 years for women was due to the "very high level" of excess deaths in the coronavirus pandemic. The drop means male life expectancy in 2020 fell to 78.7 years and 82.7 years for females - the lowest for both genders since 2011.
Researchers used 3D scanning and compared the fossil with digital versions of bones from around the world.
News UK, publisher of British newspapers the Sun and the Times, said it will launch a new channel talkTV early next year, which will feature news bulletins and debate, as well as sport and entertainment shows. News UK said in a statement on Thursday that the new channel would be available for free across Britain to people via their television or personal devices, and that some presenters would come from its existing brands, including its newspapers plus talkRadio, Virgin Radio and others. "We are committed to providing choice for television and streaming viewers and bringing the best of our journalism to the screen," News UK CEO Rebekah Brooks said in a statement on Thursday.
Marks & Spencer is closing 11 franchise stores in France blaming Brexit red-tape for “long and complex” delays in exporting fresh food. The company led by Steve Rowe said the stores, run with partner SFH, and mostly in Paris, will shut by the end of the year. Paul Friston, the company’s managing director for international business, said: “M&S has a long history of serving customers in France and this is not a decision we or our partner SFH have taken lightly.”
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs
The prop French SNCF steam train was purpose-built for the filming of Kenneth Branagh’s 2017 ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ film
Plus, the Lassiters staff go on strike over Harlow's promotion.
ROME (Reuters) -The Italian government approved on Thursday some of the strictest anti-COVID measures in the world, making it obligatory for all workers either to show proof of vaccination, a negative test or recent recovery from infection. The new rules will come into force on Oct. 15 in the latest effort by Prime Minister Mario Draghi's broad coalition to persuade people to get inoculated and blunt contagion in one of the countries worst-hit by the virus. Any worker who fails to present a valid health certificate will be suspended on no pay, but cannot be sacked, according to a draft of the decree seen by Reuters.
Cyprus’ Orthodox Church has formally taken charge of two ornately decorated 18th century doors stolen from a church in the ethnically divided island’s breakaway north, which were reclaimed from a Japanese art college after a long legal battle
Mood in Raab’s Surrey seat buoys Lib Dems on eve of party conference Party believes lack of support for Esher and Walton’s Tory MP shows ‘blue wall’ seats are ripe for the taking Monica Harding, the Lib Dem candidate in the last general election, is now leading their political campaign in the area. Photograph: Martin Godwin/The Guardian
As ES Magazine is the first UK fashion publication to release an NFT, here’s preview of the artwork on offer - and an explainer of just what an NFT is
National Grid has warned it will be more than six months before part of a power link between the UK and France, which was shut off because of a fire, is restored. The blaze at the electricity interconnector at Sellindge in Kent has sent UK wholesale power prices surging - adding to pressures that had already been pushing them sharply higher. National Grid initially said the 1000MW (megawatts) of capacity would be unavailable until 13 October this year but in an update later pushed the date back to 27 March 2022.
The defending champion may be able to make do without using a fourth power unit this season