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Sofia Vergara opens up about battling cancer at age 28
Sofia Vergara opens up about battling cancer at age 28
More than 200 people were arrested after a protest over Covid-19 vaccine mandates at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance on Wednesday, September 22, SBS reported, citing police.Footage posted by Herald Sun journalist Sarah Booth shows the protesters standing on the steps of the war memorial. The crowd can be heard chanting “you serve us” to the police.The police then advance on protesters; small bangs and smoke can be seen rising from the steps of the shrine as the crowd flees in the opposite direction.Wednesday’s demonstration were the latest day of protests in Melbourne by construction workers in retaliation to a Covid-19 vaccine mandate implemented across the industry by the Victoria government. Credit: Sarah Booth | Herald Sun via Storyful
First up we learn another Conservative donor has been appointed to a high-profile London institution. Later today Garden Museum director Christopher Woodward tells us about the unfortunate encounter he had with a swan while trying to raise funds for his institution and Theresa May tells us about how she discovered her former colleague’s cheeky Nando’s habit. In SW1A David Davis tells us working in virtual Parliament was like holding having a parish council work in a barn.
Surveillance video captured a peregrine falcon's shocked reaction after it was woken up by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake that rocked Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday morning (September 22).
Women accusing R Kelly of sexual abuse were motivated by money to lie and were little more than star-struck fans, a lawyer for the R&B star argued during the closing argument of his trial in New York. In his closing argument to the federal court, Kelly's lawyer, Deveraux Cannick, portrayed the singer's accusers as former fans and jilted lovers, hoping to cash in on his fame with book contracts and media appearances - such as in the 2019 documentary Surviving R Kelly.
A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of teacher Sabina Nessa, the Metropolitan Police said. The 28-year-old teacher had been walking to meet a friend at a pub in Kidbrooke, south east London, on Friday evening, a journey that should have taken just five minutes, when she was fatally attacked near Cator Park. A man, aged 38, was on Thursday arrested at an address in Lewisham on suspicion of murder.
KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Thursday to order "oligarchs" to register and stay out of politics, a day after an attempt to kill a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, which officials said could have been a response to the reform. The law provides a definition for an oligarch and gives a body headed by the president, the National Security and Defence Council, the power to determine who meets the criteria. Oligarchs would be forbidden from financing political parties or taking part in privatisations.
Customers of Robinhood, which benefited from a boom in retail trading during the COVID pandemic, have long asked for crypto wallets.View on euronews
A rural region in southern Poland has revoked an anti-LGBT resolution under the threat of losing European Union funding
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday cast UN climate talks in Glasgow in November as a last chance for humanity as he made a passionate appeal for the world to slash carbon emissions. In a characteristically colorful speech before the United Nations as he seeks success in Glasgow, Johnson urged humanity not to treat the planet as an "indestructible toy" and warned of irreversible damage from climate change."We will have made this beautiful planet effectively uninhabitable -- not jus
New evacuations were ordered in parts of Tulare County, California, on Thursday, September 23, as the growing Windy Fire reached 43,745 acres (about 68 square miles) and was 6 percent contained, according to fire officials.This footage shows a staff member from the Orange County Fire Authority driving along a road in the Sequoia National Forest as flames engulfing brush on either side of road.According to the Los Angeles Times, the Windy Fire has spread into the Long Meadow Grove in Porterville, endangering sequoias such as the Trail of 100 Giants, which includes trees that are around 1,500 years old. Credit: Orange County Fire Authority via Storyful
The Letters Patent is dated March 20 1326, and grants land to a supporter in the Scottish Wars of Independence in return for archers.
This Booker-shortlisted follow-up to The Overstory probably won’t nab Richard Powers the prize, but it’s a moving and original read, writes Susannah Butter
Tropical Storm Sam is expected to reach hurricane status by Friday
Evacuations were ordered for communities in California’s Sequoia National Forest late on September 22 as the Windy Fire began to threaten the Camp Nelson area.The Windy Fire was an estimated 36,249 acres in size and considered six percent contained, according to firefighting authorities. The fire had threatened multiple groves of giant sequoia trees, including the Bench Tree from the Trail of 100 Giants.This timelapse video taken by an ALERTWildfire camera shows the blaze raging during the day and emitting larger plumes of smoke in the evening. Credit: ALERTWildfire via Storyful
Holidaymakers celebrated as the new rules for travelling were unveiled in the latest review. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps delighted travellers with his announcement on Twitter on Friday. The announcement included details about the Amber list being written off, eight countries being removed from the Red list and there has been a change to the ways travellers will test for Covid.
Italy will soon decide whether or not to decriminalise cannabis in a referendum next year, as campaign groups gathered 500,000 signatures, the threshold required by law to trigger a nationwide vote. View on euronews
Uma Thurman has revealed she had an abortion in her late teens as she criticised the "horror" of Texas's new ban. The 51-year-old actress said she is opening up about her "darkest secret" for the first time in a bid to draw "the flames of controversy away from vulnerable women on whom this law will have an immediate effect". Writing in The Washington Post on Tuesday, Thurman said she had watched the course of the new law with "great sadness" and "something akin to horror".
The drummer said he wants to change the world ‘for the kids’.
(Reuters) -British pub operators reported a rebound in sales on Thursday, as drinkers returned after months of lockdowns, but flagged a labour crunch that could strain the industry ahead of a busy holiday season. The hospitality sector has suffered from prolonged closures of pubs and hotels over the last 18 months and still faces the risk of renewed restrictions should any spike in infections becomes unmanageable. Europeans who left during because of the pandemic, or because of Britain's departure from the European Union, and a "pingdemic" that forced people to isolate after being "pinged" by a government app because they had been in contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19 have contributed to the staff shortfall.
Tell us: have you learned to love the ‘pest’ you hated? . We would like to hear about the creatures that once were a nuisance, but you had a change of heart about them