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Sir Keir Starmer crashes lorry into fence
Sir Keir Starmer crashes lorry into fence
Foreign lorry drivers to be allowed to make more UK deliveriesPlan announced to temporarily change ‘cabotage’ rules to prevent shortages in run-up to Christmas Containers sit on the tarmac at Felixstowe port on Wednesday. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
All the latest political developments in the UK, after a review of MPs’ security was ordered following the death of Conservative Sir David Amess, who was fatally stabbed while meeting constituents.
Friday's session at the special criminal court in Paris, where 20 men are being tried for their alleged participation in the November 2015 terrorist attacks, heard the anger and grief of the survivors and their families expressed in different accents, and in English. With chilling simplicity, a mother summarised her existence since the death of her 24-year-old daughter at the Bataclan: "My life is pain," she said.The theme is recurrent in the tragic sequence of victim testimonies. For those who
A closer look at the stats as Leicester prepare to host Manchester City in the Premier League.
The investigation is being led by counter-terror officers.
France’s drug laws have failed to stop crack cocaine users disrupting life on the streets of Paris. A small but very visible number have been making life difficult for residents in the north of the capital, and there is disagreement about whether they're criminals, or victims in need of treatment. A few hundred people wearing ripped and dirty clothes are living amid piles of garbage in a park in the north of Paris.They’re a mix of crack users and dealers and it’s hard to tell them apart.Crack –
Hundreds of people attended a candlelit vigil in memory of David Amess
A New Zealand woman did her best Bruce Bogtrotter impression in Auckland, eating an entire three-tier Japanese cheesecake in under five minutes.Auckland-based competitive eater and model Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.“It’s, like, so creamy,” Zisser says in the video as she eats the cheesecake, which she bought from Uncle Tetsu’s and decorated herself.She managed to scarf down the dessert in just four minutes and 55 seconds without the help of any liquids.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
This week’s new entertainment releases include an Elton John album of duets and an HBO documentary about the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump
Hope and fear in EU as hardliner tipped to be German finance minister Prospect of the FDP’s Christian Lindner taking charge has ‘half of Europe quaking in its boots’ Free Democratic party leader Christian Lindner is a fiscal hardliner who some fear may drag the EU back to the standoffs of the eurozone crisis. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Reuters
Sealiway sprang a 12-1 surprise in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as the big two, Adayar and Mishriff, finished out of the first three. Fifth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 13 days earlier, Sealiway bettered the form he showed when runner-up to St Mark's Basilica in the French Derby to lift the mile-and-a-quarter showpiece. The three-year-old colt, trained by Cedric Rossi and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, was made to fight all the way by the William Haggas-trained Dubai Honour, who only went down by three-quarters of a length.
The boy was was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
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Michael D Higgins said the MP was carrying out the most fundamental role of a politician – to help constituents – when he was killed.
An Aston Martin DB5 complete with rotating machine gun headlamps used in the filming of the James Bond movie No Time To Die has been unveiled as the centrepiece of a new exhibition. The stunt replica, which also features a changing LED number plate and bullet hole damage, is on show as part of the Bond In Motion display at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, in the New Forest, Hampshire.
Six dead after violence erupts during Hindu festival in BangladeshDozens of temples attacked over claims a Qur’an was desecrated Demonstrators take to the streets in Dhaka after allegations of the desecration of an Islamic holy book in the city of Cumilla swept Bangladesh. Photograph: Harun-Or-Rashid/Eyepix Group/Rex/Shutterstock
An 11th-hour deal has been reached and a strike that would have shut down film and television productions across the U.S. was averted
Drone footage showcased all of the beautiful orange and yellow hues of autumn at Hidden Valley Lake, Virginia.The uploader captioned the video: “Enjoying the early (late) first colors at our favorite hidden gem.” Credit: Billy Bowling via Storyful
The UK has recorded a further 148 COVID-related deaths and 43,423 new cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, government figures show.
Around a quarter of a trillion dollars worth of goods will have passed through Los Angeles port by the end of December 2021