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Whoopi Goldberg 'fat-shamed' on The View
Whoopi Goldberg 'fat-shamed' on The View
In an open discussion on racial profiling, Johannes Radebe said he had been stopped by police due to how he looks, and tries to be careful with his clothing.
Sex: Unzipped review – perverse Sesame Street is a TV disgrace. In this fascinatingly terrible Netflix show, presenter Saweetie cannot contain her cringing as sex-positive puppets masturbate constantly in front of her. What an agonising watch
Artist said he is much happier to ‘chat’ and ‘exchange stories’ with fans
MPs have complained of online abuse after Conservatives voted against a bill which would crack down on water companies pumping raw sewage into the UK’s rivers and seas. Water companies discharged raw sewage into rivers in England more than 400,000 times last year and for more than three million hours, according to figures published by the Environment Agency. “The bill will crack down on water companies that discharge sewage into rivers and will include a world-leading legally-binding species target for 2030, aiming to halt the decline of nature and to protect beloved British animals, such as red squirrels and hedgehogs.”
The chancellor is set to increase the national living wage to £9.50 in Wednesday's budget. It will rise by 6.6% from the current living wage of £8.91 per hour for those aged 23 and over from 1 April, which the government says will give full-time workers an extra £1,000 a year. The national living wage is what the government has called the national minimum wage for anybody above 22-years-old since 2016.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reneged on his threat to expel the ambassadors of 10 Western nations over their support for a jailed activist. The reversal came after France, Germany the United States and several other countries issued identical statements saying they respected a UN convention that required diplomats not to interfere in the host country's domestic affairs.“We believe that these ambassadors, who have fulfilled their commitment to Article 41 of the Vienna Convention, wi
Sudanese armed forces have fired live rounds on people protesting against an apparent military coup in Khartoum, the government said on Monday, as the country's top general dissolved the transitional government.
A vigil was held in Burbank, California, on October 24, for director of photography Halyna Hutchins, who was fatally shot on the set of Rust after Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.Hutchins, 42, died from her injuries at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Thursday, October 21, according to the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Department.According to court records seen by the Associated Press, Baldwin was handed a gun and told it was safe, when in fact it was loaded with live rounds. In a statement, Baldwin said there were “no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours.”On Friday, the International Cinematographers Guild said: "The details are unclear at this moment, but we are working to learn more and we support a full investigation into this tragic event. This is a terrible loss, and we mourn the passing of a member of our guild’s family.’’Footage by jesshopperpole shows crowds gathered outside the IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) Local 80 headquarters in Burbank on Sunday evening. Credit: jesshopperpole via Storyful
Australia will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not pass legislation about the goal. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would instead rely on consumers and companies to push towards emission reductions. Australia had so far refused to join countries such as the UK and US in pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week.
It was suggested that someone in MI5 should have joined the dots
Scottish city ready for ‘unprecedented’ disruption to transport network
While the UK Government has now embarked on a programme of starting to offer 8.5 million who are eligible a third booster vaccine, the number of people in the world’s poorest countries who have been fully vaccinated is just 1.3 per cent. Earlier this year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to supply 100 million surplus vaccines within the next year to poor countries but, as with so many of his promises, he has delivered fewer than 10 per cent of this figure. The lack of equitable global vaccine distribution should be a source of great shame for Britain and other rich nations.
A judicial inquiry has begun into the death of Eric Garner
There's a reason why her name is Starr Andrews ⭐️@Skating_Starr sang the song that she skated to in her short program.@USFigureSkating | #SkateAmerica pic.twitter.com/NYAF0Z4Ops- NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) October 23, 2021 Every time we check in on figure skater Starr Andrews, she's doing something incredible. At age 9, she took the internet by storm by skating to Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair" (nearly 57 million views and counting!).
The president of Lithuania met with a mother concerned for her LGBT+ child’s future, and the future of every other child like them.
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John Welsby, who has died aged 83, was the final chairman of British Rail as the industry was privatised, having played a vital role in raising the nationalised BR to new heights of efficiency.
Tens of thousands of people in northern China were under strict stay-at-home orders on Monday as authorities sought to stamp out a growing Covid outbreak in the run-up to the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen has left Parliament after taking questions from MPs and peers about social media and the UK’s proposed Online Safety Bill.
A powerful “atmospheric river” moved through Northern California on the morning of October 24, brining heavy rainfall to the region, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.As of Sunday afternoon, the NWS said up to 5.16 inches of rain had fallen over some parts of San Francisco during the previous 24 hours. Flood warnings were issued for the San Francisco area and motorists were warned not to attempt to drive through the floods.This footage shared by the San Francisco Fire Department shows vehicles stuck in floodwater. Later in the footage, residents and fire crews can be seen clearing flooded streets and removing downed trees. Credit: San Francisco Fire Department via Storyful