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Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage motorcyclist was left fighting for his life after a collision on the A13 in Newham. Emergency service were scrambled to the A13 near the Beckton Flyover at just after 7am on Friday. Witnesses reported that the victim, 19, had collided with the central reservation on the westbound carriageway.
Newlands Valley, Lake District: The Goldscope mine dates back to Elizabethan times, but still has the capacity to astound
US Olympic Committee issues apology for 'unacceptable behaviour'.
Suspect is in custody after allegedly shoving woman from train platform
The new series of Dancing On Ice is under way as six celebrities took to the rink with Brendan Cole leading the pack after week one with “the best dance ever”. Opening the ITV programme, co-host Phillip Schofield, 59, said: “Welcome to the greatest show on ice, it is so good to have an audience back.” Performing in week one was Happy Mondays dancer Bez, who is partnered with reigning skating champion Angela Egan, and Coronation Street star Sally Dynevor who is partnered with Matt Evers.
Australia crushed England by 146 runs with two days to spare in the day-night test as the hosts wrapped up the series 4-0. The visitors were competitive in only a handful of sessions over the five tests and the collapse in Hobart, where they lost 10 wickets for 56 runs, was hard to watch, said Cook. "That was very tough viewing, that has to be our rock bottom, there cannot be a worse place than getting bowled out in an hour and a half," Cook said on BT Sport.
Young people aged 16 and 17 in England will able to get a COVID booster jab from Monday, it has been announced. "We know that the best protection against coronavirus is to get vaccinated and I'd urge everyone, whatever your age, to come forward and get that vital top-up as soon as it is possible." More than 600,000 people in the age group in England have already had their second jab, and so will be able to get boosted in the coming weeks as they reach three months after the second dose.
Several Chinese cities went on high COVID-19 alert as the Lunar New Year holiday travel season started on Monday, requiring travellers to report their trips days before their arrival, as the Omicron variant reached more areas including Beijing. Authorities have warned the highly contagious Omicron adds to the increased risk of COVID-19 transmission as hundreds of millions of people travel around China for the Lunar New Year on Feb. 1.Cities such as Luoyang in central China and Jieyang in the sou
After Virat Kohli's sudden resignation the spotlight turned to his likely successor as India Test captain on Sunday, with white-ball skipper Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul favourites to take over the high-pressure job.
Northern Ireland's political leaders held a vigil for 23-year-old murdered teacher Ashling Murphy.
Bagpipes found himself in the sing-off against fellow contestant Poodle.
The former speaker said the ruling, which has yet to be published, that he bullied three staff members was ‘unsound’.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case
A 5-year-old British girl has been killed in a tragic accident on a ski slope in the French Alps. Last night a 40-year-old local man was in police custody and an investigation was opened for manslaughter. The horrific accident happened yesterday morning at around 11am in the ski resort of Flaine, in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps, 50 miles from the Swiss city of Geneva.
The UK Government is facing criticism over plans to allow MPs to retain their seats while being elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
The broadcaster spoke of getting a phone call in April 2020 to tell him his daughter had collapsed, and went on to say she had died the next morning.
The British Conservative Party chairman rejected calls for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign but said he must address the culture within his government that resulted in multiple staff gatherings at his residence during coronavirus lockdowns. Johnson has apologised for attending a gathering in the garden of his Downing Street residence in May 2020 where staff had been invited to bring their own alcohol at a time when strict rules forbade the public from almost all socialising. "We need to find out the facts and then the Prime Minister needs to respond effectively and to address the culture in Downing Street," Conservative Party Chairman Oliver Dowden told Sky News on Sunday.
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez must lift struggling Algeria to victory over bogey team Ivory Coast this week or the Africa Cup of Nations holders will make a sensational exit after the first round. Algeria are bottom of Group E and in deep trouble after a stunning 1-0 matchday 2 loss on Sunday to Equatorial Guinea, a nation 85 places lower in the world rankings. Ivory Coast have met Algeria eight times in the flagship African championship from 1968 and won three, drew three and lost two.Ins
Vaccinated travellers will no longer have to test for Covid on their return to Britain under plans currently being drawn up by the government, it has been reported. Transport minister Grant Shapps is set to scrap tests for double-jabbed travellers in time for the half-term break in February, The Sunday Times reported. The change will allow families to go on half-term holidays next month without the need to take a lateral flow test two days after they return as is currently required.