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Kenya rejects UN court judgment giving Somalia control of resource-rich waters ICJ ruling aggravates fractious relations between two countries and threatens to destabilise restive region Kenyans on Lamu island in March calling for their fishing rights to be respected in the seven-year legal battle between Kenya and Somalia over the countries’ maritime demarcation in the Indian Ocean. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty
An electric cargo drone designed to carry up to 200 kilograms (441 pounds) successfully completed its first public flight at the Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) World Congress 2021 in Hamburg, Germany, on October 12.This footage filmed by Volocopter GmbH shows the VoloDrone’s three-minute test flight. According to the company, the flight reached a maximum altitude of 22 meters (about 72 feet) while carrying a Euro-pallet-sized load in a box between the drone’s landing gear.The demonstration showed “how drone operations can extend the existing logistics infrastructure for land or sea transport to create entirely new supply chains and transport routes,” Volocopter said in a press release.The ITS World Congress, a convention centered on “smart mobility and the digitalization of transportation,” is being held in Hamburg from October 11 to 15. Credit: Volocopter GmbH via Storyful
People across the northern hemisphere were treated to a dazzling view of the aurora borealis on Monday, October 11.This clip, taken by Patrick Traudt, shows the lights shimmering over Vincent Lake in Alberta, Canada.The northern lights were also visible in the UK and the US on Monday. Credit: Patrick Traudt via Storyful
Christmas has come very early to Soham in Cambridgeshire. Helen and John Attlesey have covered their house with hundreds of Christmas decorations to raise money for charity. They started it ten years ago when their grandson was first diagnosed with epilepsy. This year though the light display comes in the middle of an energy crisis but Helen is reluctant to tell John how much the electricity bills are.
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
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
Government plans to publish league tables for GP surgeries and allow patients to rate their performance via text message do not "make any sense to me whatsoever", the head of the Royal College of GPs has told Sky News. Professor Martin Marshall said a new package of support for GP surgeries in England, which ministers say will help them "see more people face-to-face and more promptly", fails to "address the fundamental problems" facing practices.
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.
The airline is hiring an undisclosed number of people to work on flights in summer 2022.
The calls to boost carbon-storing woodland come ahead of the Cop26 climate summit.
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
IN THE PRESS – Thursday, October 14, 2021: Papers in Lebanon look into why Hezbollah and its Shiite allies are pushing to oust the judge investigating the 2020 Beirut port blast. In France, Le Figaro examines Russia's push to bring mercenaries to Mali. An Algerian website reports that Algeria wants to help Mali pay for the Russian fighters, a claim Algeria denies. We also look at tensions between Emmanuel Macron and Olympic athletes, as well as a chihuahua found hidden in its owners' suitcase!
Around a quarter of a trillion dollars worth of goods will have passed through Los Angeles port by the end of December 2021
Greg Wise, Tom Fletcher and Judi Love are among this year’s celebrity contestants
‘They’ve taken to filling the empty refrigerated section with what ever they do have,’ says shopper
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson was speaking after a virtual meeting with vice president Maros Sefcovic.
The decision by the human medicines committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to begin the rolling review was based on early results from clinical studies, the regulator said https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/news/ema-starts-rolling-review-evusheld-tixagevimab-cilgavimab. While vaccines rely on an intact immune system to develop targeted antibodies and infection-fighting cells, AstraZeneca's biotech compound, to be branded as Evusheld, contains lab-made antibodies designed to linger in the body for months to contain the virus in case of an infection. "EMA will evaluate more data on the quality, safety and effectiveness of the medicine as they become available," the European Union's (EU) watchdog said, adding the review would continue until AstraZeneca can formally submit an application for approval.
Emily Thornberry was going to use a ‘word that can’t be broadcast’ in reaction to plans to ditch Brexit deal
September 24 saw the bank’s debit card users spend 125% more on fuel than on the same day in 2019, and the highest amount since records began in 2014.
An Asian deer's comeback from the brink of extinction marks a rare success for China's conservation efforts, which have long faced criticism for focusing on only a handful of flagship species.