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US government says it is aware of reports as Christian group sends warning to religious missions
Residents of Southend welcome the decision to grant city status to their town shortly after the announcement was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons. It follows the fatal stabbing of local MP Sir David Amess, described by locals as “Mr Southend”, who campaigned tirelessly for the move.
UK’s planning was too ‘narrowly and inflexibly based on a flu model’
Five people killed in a small Norwegian town last week were all stabbed to death and not shot with a bow and arrows as initially suspected, police said on Monday. Three people were also injured, including an off-duty police officer who was shot with the bow and arrow in the early phase of the 35-minute rampage. "Five people were killed with stabbing weapons," police inspector Per Thomas Omholt told a news conference.
Sources reportedly complain of ‘inertia’, ‘shifting goal posts’ and ‘top-down public sector approach’
Allison Williams announced her decision to resign from the network rather than comply with its Covid vaccine mandate
The European Union risks collapse or becoming a dictatorship if it continues to blackmail Warsaw over fears of "Polexit", the Polish prime minister said on Monday.
A monumental project to memorialise one of the Holocaust’s most shameful episodes has been complicated by scandal and geopolitics, reports Oliver Carroll in Kiev
NSYNC's Lance Bass has welcomed twins Violet and Alexander with his husband Michael Turchin
In Turkey, young people recently expressed their frustration with the authorities when students protested an ongoing spike in housing prices. This protest movement reflects the growing difficulties of the general population amid sky-high living costs, even as the government refuses to acknowledge the economic crisis. Our Istanbul correspondents Ludovic de Foucaud, Hussein Asad and Shona Bhattacharyya report.
These famous faces were stunned by their family trees.
Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday. Rotich set a course record as he crossed the line in two hours four minutes 21 seconds to finish ahead of Ethiopia's Hailemaryam Kiros.The 31-year-old Kenyan took nearly a minute off his personal best and broke Kenenisa Bekele's seven-year course record of 2:05:04 as he picked up pace after the 25-kilometre mark.Kenya's Hillary Kipsambu came third after slipping two sp
A Ferris wheel which was under construction collapsed in southern China. Video filmed in the city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province on October 18 shows a Ferris wheel which was being built at Jin’anhu Park falling apart. Firefighters and paramedics have already arrived on site. Four trapped people have been rescued and no casualties were reported. The video was provided by local media with permission.
A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
Shirley Ballas tells fans she's seeing a doctor after they spot ‘lump’ in her armpit
Law enforcement were joined by other mourners on October 18 as Houston police officer John Wilbanks was given final honors outside a church in the city, less than one week after he died from complications of COVID-19.Wilbanks is the second Houston Police Department officer to die from the coronavirus, according to local reports. Officers previously escorted Wilbanks’ remains as they were brought to a local funeral home following his death on October 13. The officer was 53 years old at the time of his death.This footage, taken from a livestream recorded outside Grace Church Houston, shows final police honors being offered to Wilbanks. Credit: Houston Police Department via Storyful
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said the monarch should be stripped of immunity from criminal prosecution in the wake of a series of scandals that forced former king Juan Carlos into exile and bitterly divided the royal family.
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's aviation regulator said that Heathrow, the country's busiest airport, would not be permitted to increase passenger charges as much as it had wanted, as the hub and its airlines vie against each other to recover pandemic losses. COVID-19 has restricted flying for over 18 months, putting huge financial strain on Heathrow and the airlines that use it, including its biggest customer British Airways, and making airport charges the subject of a bitter row. The Civil Aviation Authority said in its initial proposals on Tuesday that Heathrow could raise its per passenger charge to between 24.50 pounds and 34.40 pounds.
Security Minister Damian Hinds says the counter-terrorism programme Prevent has “really helped” deal with the risks of radicalisation. The 25-year-old suspect being questioned following the stabbing of Sir David Amess MP has been detained under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000. Home Secretary Priti Patel told Sky News that Prevent was being reviewed to ensure it was "fit for purpose" but the Home Office has refused to confirm whether the suspected killer was known to anti-terror experts.
The House of Lords has observed a minute's silence in memory of murdered Conservative MP Sir David Amess.