Several killed and wounded in Beirut amid clashes
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Several killed and wounded in Beirut amid clashes
An actress and film director have returned to Earth after spending nearly two weeks in space making a movie on the International Space Station. Yulia Peresild and Klim Shipenko emerged from the Russian capsule smiling after it landed on the Kazakhstan steppe along with cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky inside. Two of the group had rocketed into orbit on 5 October for a 12-day stint to film segments of a movie called The Challenge, which the Russian space agency Roscosmos said would help attract the "cream of the crop" to the sector.
The former health secretary put out a statement after a UN spokesman said he would not be able to be a special representative.
Daniel Craig appeared alongside his ‘No Time To Die’ co-star Rami Malek on the show
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.
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
The week in classical: Fidelio; Gabriela Montero – review Glyndebourne, Lewes; Kings Place, LondonThe introduction of a new character does Beethoven’s great opera no favours. Elsewhere, there’s breathtaking invention – with a little help from Charlie Chaplin ‘The visuals spin and lurch and confuse’: Glyndebourne Tour’s Fidelio, with Callum Thorpe, Adam Smith, Dorothea Herbert and Dingle Yandell. Photograph: Richard Hubert Smith
The former health secretary had been due to assist in helping African countries to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
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
China’s Shenzhou-13 astronauts enter space station's core module
Britain’s intelligence agencies have warned ministers of a potential new wave of terrorist attacks carried out by “bedroom radicals” bred during lockdown.
The attacker who fatally stabbed British lawmaker David Amess was referred to an official counter-terrorist scheme for those thought to be at risk of radicalisation, according to media reports. Police said late Saturday that detectives had until Friday, October 22, to question the suspect after he was detained under the Terrorism Act, which allowed them to extend his detention.Veteran Conservative MP David Amess, 69, was talking with voters at a church in the small town of Leigh-on-Sea east of L
Pete Buttigieg fired back at Tucker Carlson after his bigoted “breastfeeding” rant, saying the Fox News host clearly “doesn’t understand the concept of bottle feeding”.
A 32-year-old man has been charged with impersonating a police officer and sexual offences over the alleged kidnap of a teenage girl. David Peter Young, a chef from Crawley, in West Sussex, was due to appear at Brighton Magistrates' Court after the 14-year-old girl was approached on her way to school, in the Three Bridges area, by a man in a yellow hi-vis jacket on Wednesday. Sussex Police said Young, of Garton Close, Ilfield, has been charged with offences including kidnap with intent to commit a relevant sexual offence, kidnap, and impersonating a police officer.
The puzzling marriage of mint and choc. Somehow it works really well, especially at Christmas
(Reuters) -China's economy is "doing well", but faces challenges such as default risks for certain firms due to "mismanagement", the People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said on Sunday. Concerns have grown in recent weeks over the possible collapse of property developer China Evergrande Group, which has more than $300 billion in liabilities and has missed three rounds of interest payments on its dollar bonds. As the company wrestles with its debt, worries about a possible spillover of credit risk from China's property sector into the broader economy have intensified.
France's ambassador to Belarus has left the country after the authorities in Minsk demanded he leave by Monday, the embassy said. The spokeswoman who made the announcement did not say why the Belarusian authorities demanded he leave the country.But according to reports in the Belarusian media, ambassador Nicolas de Lacoste never met President Alexander Lukashenko to give him copies of his credentials.France, like other EU countries, has not recognised the Belarusian strongman's claim to a sixth
At least Lionel Messi and Neymar will be around with Kylian Mbappé for Leipzig on Tuesday night in the Champions League. The Argentine and the Brazilian stars were both absent on Friday night as Paris Saint Germain needed a controversially awarded late penalty to scrape past Angers 2-1 at the Parc des Princes to kick off the 10th round of games in Ligue 1.The presence of South America's finest should raise the decibel levels – not really that difficult at a Parc des Princes boasting a weapons-gr
Shoppers have been evacuated from Westfield in Stratford after a fire broke out in one of the stores. Around 60 firefighters attended the scene this morning after reports of a first floor blaze. Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to a small fire within a retail unit in a shopping centre on Montifichet Road in #Stratford.
Head judge reassured viewers she was taking their concerns seriously
Actor is seen praising the rapper for her social media skills in a resurfaced clip