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Attack is chilling reminder of assaults on Jo Cox and other MPs at constituency surgeries
Friday's session at the special criminal court in Paris, where 20 men are being tried for their alleged participation in the November 2015 terrorist attacks, heard the anger and grief of the survivors and their families expressed in different accents, and in English. With chilling simplicity, a mother summarised her existence since the death of her 24-year-old daughter at the Bataclan: "My life is pain," she said.The theme is recurrent in the tragic sequence of victim testimonies. For those who
Utah’s Salt Lake Valley experienced wintry weather on Thursday, October 14, with storms bringing rain, snow, and graupel to the area, the National Weather Service reported.This video posted by Scott Taylor shows a cloudy sky over Salt Lake City on October 14.The weather service predicted sunnier days in Salt Lake City through the weekend. Credit: Scott Taylor via Storyful
A New Zealand woman did her best Bruce Bogtrotter impression in Auckland, eating an entire three-tier Japanese cheesecake in under five minutes.Auckland-based competitive eater and model Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.“It’s, like, so creamy,” Zisser says in the video as she eats the cheesecake, which she bought from Uncle Tetsu’s and decorated herself.She managed to scarf down the dessert in just four minutes and 55 seconds without the help of any liquids.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
Lord Frost will hold talks with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in Brussels on Friday.
France’s drug laws have failed to stop crack cocaine users disrupting life on the streets of Paris. A small but very visible number have been making life difficult for residents in the north of the capital, and there is disagreement about whether they're criminals, or victims in need of treatment. A few hundred people wearing ripped and dirty clothes are living amid piles of garbage in a park in the north of Paris.They’re a mix of crack users and dealers and it’s hard to tell them apart.Crack –
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has raised $2.1 million over the past three months in her bid for Arkansas governor
Fully vaccinated Australians will be able to enter New South Wales without the need to quarantine in a hotel, as the government accelerates the wind back of pandemic restrictions. State Premier Dominic Perrottet made the announcement on Friday and said fully-jabbed travellers who tested negative for COVID-19 before flying to Sydney would not have to quarantine. This is the second major relaxation of New South Wales' pandemic restrictions after a 107-day lockdown ended in Sydney this week.
The TV star said anything to do with elephants 'sets it off'.
Russia on Saturday recorded 1,000 deaths over 24 hours for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with the country's jab drive at a standstill and few restrictions in place.
A closer look at the stats as Leicester prepare to host Manchester City in the Premier League.
China and other major polluters have a “moral duty” to step up the battle against global warming, a Cabinet minister said on Friday as pressure grew on President Xi Jinping to attend COP26. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps warned that countries that snub the summit in Glasgow will be seen as “outliers”, with the “world watching” what action political leaders will take to stop floods, fires and other climate change disasters. It came as the Queen gave permission for Buckingham Palace to be lit up in green to send a signal around the world that Britain is embracing the fight against global warming.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has hailed Mohamed Salah as the best player in the world following Liverpool’s 5-0 demolition of Watford.
The number of vacancies in the UK is currently sky-high, a sign that the labour market is yet to fully recover following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between 4 and 10 October there were a record 2.29 million active job adverts in the UK. In the same week there were around 235,000 new job postings - the second highest weekly figure since data collection began, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)’s latest Jobs Recovery Tracker.
The Brexit brawl has kicked into high gear, almost a year after a deal on a free trade agreement was supposed to have officially sealed the separation between the European Union and the United Kingdom
Hundreds of people attended a candlelit vigil in memory of David Amess
Drone footage showcased all of the beautiful orange and yellow hues of autumn at Hidden Valley Lake, Virginia.The uploader captioned the video: “Enjoying the early (late) first colors at our favorite hidden gem.” Credit: Billy Bowling via Storyful
Angela Rayner is under fresh pressure to apologise for her “Tory scum” comments in the wake of Conservative MP Sir David Amess’ murder. Labour’s deputy leader joined colleagues from across the House of Commons paying tribute to Sir David, 69, who stabbed to death in front of horrified onlookers at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex on Friday. In a late-night rant on September 25, Mrs Rayner said she was “sick of shouting from the sidelines” at “a bunch of scum, homophobic, racist, misogynistic, absolute pile of... banana republic... Etonian... piece of scum”.
Nasa launches Lucy probe into space to explore asteroids around Jupiter
Paddy Moloney lived for music, mourners at his funeral were told. The president of Ireland Michael D Higgins attended the funeral mass at St Kevin’s Church in Glendalough, Co Wicklow, for the founder of The Chieftains.