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Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has testified in court for the first time in one of several cases against her, but details of what she said are not available because of a gag order on her lawyers
Monday’s figures released by the Government do not include Wales due to a technical issue at Public Health Wales
Even with new and updated climate action plans, and pledges from major polluters, the world is on track for 2.7C of warming, a UN report shows.
The president of Lithuania met with a mother concerned for her LGBT+ child’s future, and the future of every other child like them.
Japan’s Princess Mako married her long-time partner and former college classmate, Kei Komuro, in Tokyo on Tuesday, October 26, signalling her departure from the Imperial family.Under Imperial House Law, Mako, a niece of Emperor Naruhito, was forced to forfeit her imperial status for marrying a “commoner”.Earlier this month, protests were held in Tokyo, objecting to the marriage. According to a local news report citing a statement from the Imperial Household Agency, Mako was diagnosed with PTSD amid the ongoing public criticism of her relationship with Komuro.Mako declined the lump-sum payment offered to princess who are made to leave the family, the NHK reported.This footage posted to Twitter on Tuesday shows a Toyko-based paper-cutter making a cut-out of Mako and Kei Komuro with the caption “congratulations”. Credit: @kinako1213kirie via Storyful
On Sunday nightclubs will be able to reopen in Northern Ireland for the first time since the start of the pandemic. A Belfast nightclub manager has expressed concerns about having to police Covid entry checks in the absence of a mandatory passport system. Sean Duffy, general manager of Love & Death in the city centre, said he feels Stormont is “passing the buck” on to the nightclub sector ahead of the planned reopening on October 31. The Executive has advised venues to introduce their own Covid entry checks but has stopped short of bringing in a mandatory system similar to the one operating in the Irish Republic.
A family from Queensland, Australia were pulling out of a parking lot when they spotted a mysterious exploding light in the sky. The footage has become a hit on social media, where people are divided about what the object might be. Some say it's clearly a meteor, while others remain unconvinced...
The Netherlands’ biggest pension fund says it will stop investing in companies that produce fossil fuels
Beijing and Wuhan marathons postponed as China battles Delta outbreak. Authorities warn Covid cases likely to rise after cases were detected in 11 provinces
Animal Rebellion campaigners scale a UK government building in Westminster ahead of COP26 climate summit in Glasgow next week. The group demands an end to subsidies for meat and dairy farming in a protest against environmental changes.
Concerts will be singer’s first UK shows since 2017
A medical panel of US government advisers endorsed the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in five-to-11-year-olds on Tuesday, paving the way for younger children to get their shots within weeks.
Despite grappling with the fallout over leaked documents, Facebook reported $9 billion in profits from July to September, a solid increase compared to the same period last year. Also, carmaker Tesla joins the small club of companies valued at over $1 trillion, and workers at a New York City warehouse aim to become the first group of Amazon employees to form a union in the US.
Four migrants, three of them children, drowned on Tuesday after a boat in which they and 23 others were trying to cross from Turkey to Greece sank, the Greek coast guard said. Greece is one of the main routes into the European Union for asylum-seekers crossing from Turkey in flimsy, overcrowded rubber boats. The boat sank off the Greek island of Chios where strong winds were blowing, a coast guard statement said.
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Senior policy analyst says Saudi energy ministry ‘values diversity’
The actress shared a photo of Tyler from the set and a clip of the pair in the final episode
Comedian Dave Chappelle - whose Netflix special sparked a backlash for its comments about the LGBT+ community - has doubled down on his remarks and hit out at "cancel" culture. Chappelle, one of the biggest names in American comedy, told his audience that "gender is a fact" in his hour-long Netflix special The Closer. In his first public remarks since the controversy, he posted on Instagram that he was willing to discuss his show with members of the transgender community but added that he is "not bending to anybody's demands".
A powerful storm has begun barreling up the northeastern U.S. coast, and officials warn it could bring intense flooding and hurricane-force wind gusts
People in Tokyo can eat and drink in bars and restaurants later in the evening starting Monday as officials ease social distancing rules with the country’s daily coronavirus cases reaching their lowest levels in more than a year