Senate approves short-term debt ceiling extension
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Senate approves short-term debt ceiling extension
Tucker Carlson has spouted more unashamedly bigoted nonsense, mocking Pete Buttigieg for taking paternity leave and claiming he is “trying to figure out how to breastfeed”.
The TV star said anything to do with elephants 'sets it off'.
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has raised $2.1 million over the past three months in her bid for Arkansas governor
Government plans to publish league tables for GP surgeries and allow patients to rate their performance via text message do not "make any sense to me whatsoever", the head of the Royal College of GPs has told Sky News. Professor Martin Marshall said a new package of support for GP surgeries in England, which ministers say will help them "see more people face-to-face and more promptly", fails to "address the fundamental problems" facing practices.
Here's 30 glorious seconds of Josh O'Connor posing on the red carpot at the Mothering Sunday premiere at BFI London Film Festival. You're welcome! .
Shifting winds posed new challenges for firefighters battling a blaze in Southern California coastal mountains that threatened ranches and rural homes and kept a major highway shut down for days
As the nights draw in it looks like it’s going to be a difficult winter for the British economy. Shortages and bottlenecks are rising as the Christmas season looms, sky-high energy prices are threatening large parts of the corporate sector, and the Bank of England is hinting that interest rates could rise before the end of the year. For the first time in decades the economic buzzword is “stagflation” — that toxic combination of stagnating growth and high inflation that characterised much of the Seventies. To be fair, most of these trends are happening around the world as the global economy lurches back to life after the pandemic, triggering unexpected new bottlenecks across supply chains like a global game of whack-a-mole.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has asked all police forces to immediately review security arrangements for MPs following the death of Sir David Amess. Following the killing of Sir David at his constituency surgery in Essex on Friday afternoon, Ms Patel chaired a meeting of police, security and intelligence agencies and also spoke to House of Commons' Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle. "The home secretary has asked all police forces to review security arrangements for MPs with immediate effect and will provide updates in due course," a spokesman for Ms Patel said.
Sir Keir Starmer pays tribute to Sir David Amess
An electric cargo drone designed to carry up to 200 kilograms (441 pounds) successfully completed its first public flight at the Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) World Congress 2021 in Hamburg, Germany, on October 12.This footage filmed by Volocopter GmbH shows the VoloDrone’s three-minute test flight. According to the company, the flight reached a maximum altitude of 22 meters (about 72 feet) while carrying a Euro-pallet-sized load in a box between the drone’s landing gear.The demonstration showed “how drone operations can extend the existing logistics infrastructure for land or sea transport to create entirely new supply chains and transport routes,” Volocopter said in a press release.The ITS World Congress, a convention centered on “smart mobility and the digitalization of transportation,” is being held in Hamburg from October 11 to 15. Credit: Volocopter GmbH via Storyful
This is the heart-stopping moment an impatient driver leapt from his car moments before it was hit by an oncoming train.
A group of around 500 people will head from Amsterdam to Glasgow on a specially chartered train.
Lord Frost will hold talks with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in Brussels on Friday.
The London singer shot to fame in 2008.
A bitter transatlantic rift is over, the European Union's top diplomat declared Friday, a month after France was infuriated with the United States over losing a massive submarine contract in Australia.
The Brexit brawl has kicked into high gear, almost a year after a deal on a free trade agreement was supposed to have officially sealed the separation between the European Union and the United Kingdom
The cult leader’s body was found decorated with Christmas lights, and its eyeless sockets decorated with glitter
An Asian deer's comeback from the brink of extinction marks a rare success for China's conservation efforts, which have long faced criticism for focusing on only a handful of flagship species.
Demonstrators rallied outside the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington on Thursday, October 14, during a week of climate protests that began with rallies by indigenous people on Monday.This footage filmed by Extinction Rebellion DC, an organization participating in the day’s protest, shows people spraying fake oil on the Chamber of Commerce building, which is covered with banners reading “Your business costs the earth” and “Welcome to the Chamber of Climate Chaos.”More than 400 people had been arrested in the week’s protests as of Thursday, according to Extinction Rebellion DC.Protesters also entered the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building and were met by Federal Protective Service personnel who “responded to mitigate the situation,” according to the US Department of the Interior.Security personnel sustained multiple injuries and one officer was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, officials said.Protests are also scheduled for Friday, according to local media, with the theme, “We did not vote for fossil fuels. Youth-led action.” Credit: Extinction Rebellion DC via Storyful
The number of vacancies in the UK is currently sky-high, a sign that the labour market is yet to fully recover following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between 4 and 10 October there were a record 2.29 million active job adverts in the UK. In the same week there were around 235,000 new job postings - the second highest weekly figure since data collection began, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)’s latest Jobs Recovery Tracker.