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The former First Minister was speaking as a new portrait of him was unveiled at the Queen’s University Belfast.
Pakistan has sentenced one of the militants linked to the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India to 15 years in prison for terror financing unrelated to the assaults
About half of city’s decorative fountains targeted amid state of emergency in Lombardy region
People caught piloting small boats that carry migrants across the Channel could face life in prison under new laws. The Nationality and Borders Act came into force today, introducing the tougher penalty for those who smuggle migrants into the UK - up from 14 years imprisonment. The legislation also increases the maximum penalty for illegally entering the UK or overstaying a visa, rising from six months in prison to four years.
Jessica Chastain has spoken about her experiences of sexism in Hollywood as she graces the cover of PORTER magazine. The Forgiven actress revealed she previously had to play a “silly game” where she would run her ideas by her male co-star before speaking to the director. “If I brought things up to a director, it was like an immediate no. It was a silly game… which I don’t think is the case now.”
Dame Deborah James had a “special gift” which allowed her to have “difficult conversations” with the public that would ultimately save “countless lives”, a charity boss has said. The podcaster, who died on Tuesday, became a patron for Bowel Cancer UK following her diagnosis in 2016 and worked to raise money for and awareness of the charity. Its chief executive Genevieve Edwards told the PA news agency her legacy would live on through her campaigning work.
The TV presenter mistook the device for a vitamin tablet
Several young deer scampered and skipped around a sports field in Gardiner, Montana, recently shared video shows.This footage was shot by Cindy Shaffer, a Montana native who regularly posts footage from visits to Yellowstone National Park and the nearby Grand Tetons National Park.Shaffer recorded this scene at the Gardiner High School sports track.“Oh my God they are so cute. They are just having a blast. So fun to watch,” she said. Credit: Cindy Shaffer via Storyful
A highly antibiotic resistant strain of MRSA that arose in pigs thanks to farming practices can jump to humans, scientists say. The strain has become the dominant type of MRSA among livestock in Europe over the past 50 years but is now a growing cause of MRSA in humans. Scientists have been increasingly worried about antibiotic resistance in recent years, and experts last year warned of a "hidden pandemic" following the COVID-19 crisis.
According to local authorities, a Russian missile hit a shopping mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, on Monday, June 27. The acting governor of the Poltava region, Dmitry Lunin, confirmed there were at least 10 dead and 40 injured.This footage uploaded to Facebook by Sergey Kruk, the head of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service (SES), shows rescuers attempting to put out a fire at the mall and removing rubble from the site.In a caption accompanying the footage, Kruk said that response groups are already in place and that they will post further updates later.President Zelensky released a statement condemning the strike, saying there were “more than a thousand civilians” at the location. "The number of victims is impossible to imagine,” Zelensky said. Credit: State Emergency Service via Storyful
Sally Bolton, chief executive of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, told reporters that changes to the schedule mean a ‘record crowd’ is expected.
Tanya Franks has quit 'EastEnders' as her character leaves Albert Square for good with baby son Roland.
VP warns gay marriage, contraception are court’s next targets
Labour has said pupils should receive face-to-face, professional careers guidance while at school.
PARIS (Reuters) -France's most fragmented parliament in decades sat for the first time on Tuesday, as President Emmanuel Macron faced the prospect of having to negotiate each reform with opposition parties who will be looking to flex their newly won influence. Macron, who was re-elected president in April, lost control of parliament in legislative elections this month - meaning it is no longer a rubber stamp for the government's plans. With no tradition of coalitions or minority government, unlike most of France's European neighbours, the most likely scenario is, for now, case-by-case negotiations on reforms, after opposition groups rejected any prospect of a deal.
Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
The Metropolitan Police is being "monitored" over its recent performance, the independent inspectorate has confirmed. In a statement, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said the move was to help support the Met Police to make "improvements". "We can confirm that we are now monitoring the Metropolitan Police Service through our Engage process, which provides additional scrutiny and support to help it make improvements," they added.
‘Everyone involved is gross,’ one person wrote on Twitter
Monkeypox cases in the UK have risen to 1,076, latest figures from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) show. "If you are attending large events over the summer or having sex with new partners, be alert to any monkeypox symptoms so you can get tested rapidly and help avoid passing the infection on."
Four lawyers who represented Best’s former teammate in the trial took defamation proceedings against him for comments he made in a radio interview.