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Auctioneer Karl Bennett sells a walking stick once owned by Northern Ireland’s first prime minister, Sir James Craig, for £10,000. The blackthorn cane had been estimated to sell for between £4,000 and £6,000.
A monumental project to memorialise one of the Holocaust’s most shameful episodes has been complicated by scandal and geopolitics, reports Oliver Carroll in Kiev
Emiliano Sala: Man pleads guilty to charge relating to flight which killed footballer
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.
A police force is fighting the decision to allow an officer to keep his job after he flashed his warrant card at a woman in an attempt to "abuse his position for a sexual purpose". PC Imran Aftab received a final written warning over the "appalling" incident in April 2020 in which he also made racist comments and breached COVID rules, British Transport Police (BTP) said. The force is now appealing the decision of an independent panel which allowed PC Aftab to keep his job despite being found to have committed "gross misconduct".
Netflix is down for thousands of people across the world with users begging the streaming service to “please fix” the issues. Others suggested their Netflix came back to life briefly before cutting out again. Unable to access their television shows and movies, fans flooded social media with complaints.
AstraZeneca’s durable monoclonal antibody treatment has shown promise in phase 3 clinical trials.
Mark Zuckerberg is said to be keen to signal the company’s intent to move beyond just social media and the controversies which have engulfed it.
The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said there were ‘no plans’ to use the contingency measures set out in the autumn/winter strategy.
Army veteran Dennis Hutchings died in Belfast on Monday after contracting Covid-19 while he was on trial over a 1974 Troubles shooting.
Police identified the cause of the blast as a cut gas pipe.
The London borough where Emma Raducanu grew up has decided against bestowing its highest honour on the teenage tennis superstar because it does not want to "embarrass her". At a special meeting this week, Bromley council rejected a proposal to award the 18-year-old the Freedom of the Borough following her win at the US Open. Instead Conservative councillors voted to “monitor the ongoing dialogue between council officers, Emma and her family and agree a suitable celebration of her victory”.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp took great satisfaction in “three dirty points” after a wild 3-2 Champions League win over 10-man Atletico Madrid in the Wanda Metropolitano. Having taken an early 2-0 lead through Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita, Klopp’s side were pegged back by an Antoine Griezmann double before half-time. Griezmann was sent off after the break to give Liverpool a numerical advantage and Salah’s penalty put them ahead with 12 minutes to go. Mandatory credit: UEFA 2021
The European Commission is calling for a gradual reduction of public debt but estimates the green transition will need €650 billion in annual investments until 2030.View on euronews
The brand was accused of ‘abrahamisation of Hindu festivals’ for using an Urdu phrase
David Henderson, 67, is on trial at Cardiff Crown Court over the plane crash in January 2019.
Sheriff rescues three-year-old child from house fire
Four passengers were injured aboard an Amtrak train when it collided with a car hauler that got stuck on a railway crossing near Thackerville, Oklahoma on Friday (October 15).
Dennis Hutchings, the Troubles Army veteran on trial in Belfast over a 1974 shooting, has died after being taken to hospital with Covid.
The actress said the BBC show ‘needs new energy’.