Tribute in Light marks 9/11 20th anniversary
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Tribute in Light marks 9/11 20th anniversary
Covid has wiped out years of progress on life expectancy, finds studyPandemic behind biggest fall in life expectancy in western Europe since second world war, say researchers The study analysed data from 29 countries and found 27 had experienced reductions in life expectancy. Photograph: Jorge Mantilla/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock
An Associated Press investigation has found that far-right provocateurs are raising millions in cryptocurrency from around the world
When she steps down as German chancellor after the federal elections on Sunday, Angela Merkel will be leaving as, indisputably, the senior leader in the EU, the G7 and the Western Alliance.
Adrian and Lorraine Marshall may have to tear down a giant 'catio' in the front garden of their home in Blackpool after a neighbour complained.
Transport secretary accused of ‘disgraceful attack’ and of ‘shamefully passing the buck’ for filling station queues
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said voters are prepared to give his party a fair hearing as he dismissed Boris Johnson as an untrustworthy “showman”.
When she steps down as German chancellor after the federal elections on Sunday, Angela Merkel will be leaving as, indisputably, the senior leader in the EU, the G7 and the Western Alliance. In that time there have been five UK prime ministers and four US presidents. A woman brought up in communist East Germany and a Berliner, she embodied the new unified Germany which was established in 1990 following the collapse of the Berlin Wall and Soviet domination of Eastern Europe.
The £145 million High Street Stimulus Scheme will see all those aged over 18 eligible for a £100 pre-paid card to spend.
US records largest annual increase in murders in six decadesNational murder rate rises nearly 30%, with figure increasing across all regions and from small towns to cities The increase in murders does not erase safety gains since 1991. Photograph: Jay Paul/Reuters
More than 100 people gathered at General Gordon Square in Woolwich to hold a vigil in memory of 15-year-old Tamim Ian Habimana, who was stabbed to death while walking home in south-east London. His mother, Hawa Haragakiza, called for more to be done to protect people on the UK’s streets.
A North Dakota stuntman known as the Flying Farmer has been moved out of intensive care after a dramatic crash on his first car jumping attempt in five years
Iceland believed briefly Sunday it had become the first country in Europe to have a women-majority parliament after its election a day earlier, but a recount showed it fell short, an election official told AFP.
Nine British soldiers face being questioned over the murder of a Kenyan woman whose body was found in a septic tank of a hotel close to a UK army camp more than nine years ago. The body of 21-year-old Agnes Wanjiru was discovered at the Lions Court Inn in Nanyuki two months after she disappeared in March 2012. The town, which lies some 122 miles (196km) north of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, is close to the British Training Unit Kenya, which is commonly known as BATUK.
The transport secretary has said there would be no fuel queues if motorists filled up as normal as he accused a haulage group of triggering the "manufactured situation". Speaking to Sky News' Trevor Phillips on Sunday programme, Grant Shapps insisted there was "plenty of fuel" and urged the public to be "sensible" as some retailers were forced to shut their pumps and ration sales in the face of long lines at petrol stations for a third day. The supply crisis has been caused by a shortage of fuel tanker drivers.
A resident in Dudhamali, a small village in India's Gujarat state, was shaking when he came home to find an uninvited guest that had made itself comfortable in his house.
North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea early Tuesday, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, in the latest weapon tests by Pyongyang that raised questions about the sincerity of its recent offer for talks with South Korea. The launch is the latest in a series of mixed messages from the North, coming days after leader Kim Jong Un's influential sister Kim Yo Jong, a key adviser to her brother, dangled the prospect of an inter-Korean summit.But she insisted that "impartiality" and mutual res
The 'Murder on the Dancefloor' singer says she believes her story will be heard now in a way it wouldn't have been two decades ago.
Swipe comes as Labour leader wins conference support for rulebook reforms
Italian inquiry into Giulio Regeni’s death heads to CambridgeParliamentary delegation to hold talks with university in effort to shed light on student’s killing in Egypt A man holds a placard during a vigil for Giulio Regeni in Rome, Italy, in December 2019. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters
007 producer Barbara Broccoli says James Bond should always be male