Starmer jokes that he and PM share 'tool maker' fathers
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Starmer jokes that he and PM share 'tool maker' fathers
Two Malayan sun bears celebrated their birthdays on October 19, Zoo Atlanta said in a Facebook post, with footage showing the bears enjoying a watermelon and other treats.The zoo said: “Today we are celebrating two birthdays: Xander’s 22nd birthday (October 10), and Sabah’s 24th birthday (October 17) … They received nesting material, raisin boards (thick plastic board with holes for hiding treats) with Cheerios, air-popped popcorn, peanut butter, one large ice treat with raspberries and bear biscuits, and two half watermelons carved out and filled with crushed-up bear biscuits.” Credit: Zoo Atlanta via Storyful
Edward Argar said it was up to individuals to decide whether to wear masks or not.
A schoolgirl is set to face trial on terror charges after allegedly being caught with a bomb-making video and instructions on building a home-made gun with a 3D printer. The 16-year-old, who cannot be identified because of her age, denies five counts of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism on dates in August and September last year. The girl, who is from Derbyshire, faces trial at Westminster Youth Court on 1 March in front of Chief Magistrate Paul Goldspring.
British baking royalty Mary Berry has been recognised by actual royalty, by being made a Dame Commander for services to culinary arts, charity and broadcasting. Dame Mary, who has had a career spanning the last five decades, says she is "proud and honoured" to have received the award after her ceremony with Prince Charles at Windsor Castle. "We're going home for a sandwich and the children are coming tonight," she said after the investiture ceremony.
An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it’s put up for auction in London next month
Charge Bolsonaro with murder over Covid toll, draft Brazil senate report says. Draft text says neglect, incompetence and opposition to science fueled ‘stratospheric’ death toll
Sweden has confirmed that same-sex marriage would not prohibit a monarch or an heir to the throne from retaining their right to rule.
On a sleepy bend of the river Thames near Hampton Court Palace, something extraordinary is happening. A long-derelict Victorian pumping station built to pipe clean water into cholera-ravaged 1850s London has been refurbished and retooled to usher in the next healthcare revolution. Founded by ad man-turned-entrepreneur Jonny Ohlson in 2007, Touchlight has quietly grown to become one of the UK’s brightest biotech stars with 125 staff and a $1 billion valuation.
Researchers found that one horse population replaced all the others across the continent in the space of a few hundred years.
Mount Aso volcano spews a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky, after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan. The active volcano ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 metres (11,500 feet), and sent stones tumbling down its grassy slopes.
Senior politicians have attended the funeral of Conservative MP James Brokenshire. The former cabinet minister died aged 53 earlier this month after suffering from lung cancer. Chancellor Rishi Sunak, former prime minister Theresa May and Home Secretary Priti Patel were also among those at the service in Bexley, south-east London.
Countries including Saudi Arabia and Australia are lobbying to change a crucial climate report, a leak ahead of the Cop26 climate summit has shown.
Chile's Atacama desert is the driest in the world but every few years, at springtime, a little corner of it is covered in a carpet of blooming purple and yellow flowers -- a phenomenon that experts are studying to learn how plants adapt to climate change.
Ohio police rescue elderly driver from burning car
A group of Afghan women took to the streets of Kabul on October 21 to call for jobs and the restoration of educational opportunities, Aamaj News reported.The women “demanded [the] reopening of girls’ schools” and called for women to be allowed in the workplace, the outlet said.Taliban authorities allowed the march to continue for around an hour and a half, AFP reported.Both AFP and Aamaj News said journalists present were hit and chased by Taliban gunmen.This footage was published by Aamaj News, and shows skirmishes amongst a crowd before showing the female protesters. The women are seen holding signs that read “Work. Bread. Education” and “Women Complement Society.” Credit: Aamaj News via Storyful
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The 25-year-old was remanded in custody.
A 127-year-old farthing has been discovered under the mast of Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory. It will now go on display at the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth to mark Trafalgar Day on October 21. The coin, which was placed under the ship for good luck in line with Victorian tradition, was discovered next to a metal wedge between the mast and the base plate.
Ford has given its electric SUV the performance treatment.
No formal Cop26 role for big oil amid doubts over firms’ net zero plans . Officials from fossil fuel firms may attend fringe events but campaigners hail lack of official role