Tropical storm halts Haiti quake recovery efforts
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Tropical storm halts Haiti quake recovery efforts
Overview of boxers Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk as the Briton prepares to defend his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine ahead of their fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday night.
Roald Dahl’s universe might not be a golden ticket for the writer’s fansNetflix has snapped up the author’s entire estate but could struggle to do justice to the fantastic world of his imagination Gene Wilder and Peter Ostrum as Willy Wonka and Charlie in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971). Photograph: Allstar/WARNER BROS./Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar
Detectives have warned the public not to approach him
Great British Bake Off star John Whaite came joint second on the leaderboard in the competition’s first all-male pairing.
Police to re-examine unsolved UK murder case after 21 years. Detectives will use modern forensic techniques to re-investigate killing of Vicky Glass from Middlesbrough
‘We haven’t finished the job’: JVT reflects on 18 months of CovidExclusive: Listen to the experts, says deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam, not the celebrities Jonathan Van-Tam is set to present this year’s Royal Institution Christmas lectures. Photograph: Paul Wilkinson/Paul Wilkinson Photography
Nebraska billionaire Walter Scott has died at the age of 90
THE HAGUE (Reuters) -Hundreds of protesters marched against the introduction of a "corona pass" in the Netherlands on Saturday, as proof of COVID-19 vaccination became compulsory to get into bars, restaurants, theatres and other venues. Hours after the requirement to show the pass or a recent negative coronavirus test took effect, the government of caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte sacked a cabinet minister who had publicly questioned the measure. Rutte's office said Deputy Economic Affairs Minister Mona Keijzer had been dismissed because her comments went against cabinet policy on an issue "of such importance and weight".
The Royal Navy could expand into the Canadian Arctic in a bid to contain strategic rivals Russia and China.
Ministers are under pressure to ease immigration rules to attract HGV drivers from overseas amid warnings 100,000 are needed
‘We need a Biden-style green investment, going big, and this is the first instalment of that’
Powerful owls are gentle giants stalking our suburbs, but they are also on the edge. These are massive, charismatic birds with an exhibitionistic streak who have increasingly moved to the city with their natural habitat under pressure . The Guardian/ BirdLife Australia 2021 bird of the year poll begins on Monday
Holidaymakers celebrated as the new rules for travelling were unveiled in the latest review. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps delighted travellers with his announcement on Twitter on Friday. The announcement included details about the Amber list being written off, eight countries being removed from the Red list and there has been a change to the ways travellers will test for Covid.
Foundation review – a galaxy of money can’t save Apple’s Star DreckWith a huge budget, a starry cast including Jared Harris and explosive interplanetary plot, this new sci-fi epic wants to be taken seriously. What a shame it feels so earnest and ropey Jared Harris as Hari Seldon in Foundation. Photograph: Helen Sloan/AP
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries visits the Worcestershire Medal Service in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, where the Queen's Platinum Jubilee medal is being struck ahead of next year's celebrations. The medal will be awarded to serving frontline staff with five years' service, including police, fire, paramedic and prison staff and armed forces personnel. Exclusive footage of the previously unseen medal and interviews with Nadine Dorries and Worcestershire Medal Service chief executive Phil McDermott.
Industry bodies said consumers and businesses faced ‘another less than happy’ festive season if the offer was not made more generous.
Schools have been left in the “eye of a storm” over the vaccination programme, school leaders warned today, as they urged people not to threaten teachers or stage protests. “The role of schools is limited to hosting these sessions and dealing with associated communications, and it is quite wrong to make them the target of opposition.”
People have been queueing over the past two days to fill up on fuel, leaving some forecourts low on stock.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells the United Nations that no country should exploit the turmoil in Afghanistan for its own advantage after Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan appealed for nations to work with the Taliban.
Hundreds of migrants, many with children and most of them Venezuelans, are entering Chile through clandestine crossings on the border with Bolivia, even though the Chilean government has announced that it will resume deportations of those who enter the country illegally.