Shapps: Signs of stabilisation in fuel crisis
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Shapps: Signs of stabilisation in fuel crisis
A museum in Oxford is hiring a curator to return human remains as part of its decolonisation pledge, but must first work out where they will be returned to.
Two other people were injured in the incident in Lymington on Friday night.
Germany recorded the highest incidence of coronavirus infections since mid-May on Saturday, reaching the threshold of 100 cases per 100,000 in the past seven days that used to be the yardstick for imposing a strict lockdown. However, Health Minister Jens Spahn noted that Germany could cope much better now due to vaccination, although he said restrictions like mask wearing and limits on indoor activity for unvaccinated people would stay until next spring. The seven-day incidence rate of cases - which until August was used to decide whether to impose more stringent COVID-19 curbs - rose to 100 on Saturday from 95 on Friday, the Robert Koch Institute responsible for disease control said.
European leaders gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a standing ovation on Friday at her last EU summit after a 16-year reign that helped guide the bloc through major ups and downs.
By declaring the Prince of Wales the prince regent, the Queen could retain her title, status and position, but allow her son to conduct the constitutional aspects of the job
Sir Archie Lamb, who has died a few days before his 100th birthday, joined the Foreign Office aged 17 as a filing clerk and retired from it 43 years later as Ambassador to Norway, the first of its clerical staff to reach such a height as the FO began basing promotion on talent rather than privilege.
Retail sales volumes took a surprise dip last month to achieve their longest losing streak on record, according to official figures released as a measure of consumer confidence showed a slump to levels last seen in February.
A dreamlike movie with a modern-day nightmare, Air Conditioner, written and directed by Fradique, begins with a radio news broadcast that alerts the public of a spate of air conditioners falling out of buildings and killing people throughout Luanda, the Angolan capital. The film is from the perspective of Matosedo, a security guard and a dreamer, who interacts with Zénzinha, a housemaid, who doesn’t have a lot of time. She has to push things forward. They are trying to get their boss’s broken ai
The Kremlin conceded Friday its coronavirus vaccination drive was struggling and blamed Russians for not getting inoculated as deaths and cases hit new records.
The upstairs bar tried to go cash free: ‘People were kicking off, like “This is legal tender, take my money” – so we changed back and took their money’
‘I used to breakdance outside Snappy Snaps in legwarmers’ – Stephen Gill’s exhausted farewell to photography. He buries prints underground, speaks to ants and once let ravens dismantle his camera. As a retrospective opens in his native Bristol, the brilliantly restless photographer looks back on 25 years of compelling images
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has urged world leaders meeting for crucial Cop26 talks in Glasgow to “be bolder” and not lose their nerve as they seek to tackle the climate crisis.
Parents who are occasionally abrupt with their children and hold low-key celebrations may be guilty of ‘mild neglect’, according to NSPCC guidance.
Controversial talk show host would pip Le Pen to face Macron in presidential run-off, according to new poll
Chelsea and Norwich City managers react to Blues' 7-0 victory in the Premier League. Mason Mount hit a hat-trick as Chelsea hammered 10-man Norwich to cement their top spot in the Premier League.
Votes at 16 backed in German coalition talks after success of Fridays for Future . SPD, Greens and FDP make pledge in acknowledgement young people must have say country’s future
A former politician who called for the overthrow of the French government has been charged with terrorism over a far-right plot to attack vaccination centres. Other targets included a masonic lodge, according to the authorities. Rémy Daillet-Wiedemann was already accused of masterminding the kidnapping of an eight-year-old girl taken from her grandmother's home in April.
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
Latest developments ahead of major environment conference
Police in Sicily say that American actor Harrison Ford was reunited with his lost credit card while on a beach holiday thanks to a German tourist