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Rishi Sunak's budget offers an "age of stagnation" not optimism and contained a "stealth raid" on living standards and the self-employed, Ed Miliband has said.
Sunak cuts £2bn from R&D budget but will fund Cummings science agency. Chancellor announces £800m for Aria, a new body that will fund ‘high-risk, high-reward’ technologies
Police said they made a third arrest on Thursday.
Australia has advised its nationals traveling overseas to exercise a high degree of caution as it prepares to open its borders for the first time in 19 months
France has detained a British scallop trawler in the port of Le Havre and fined another UK fishing vessel. A scallop vessel named Cornelis, owned by Macduff Shellfish, was boarded by French authorities on Thursday and ordered into the port of Le Havre, the company said. Macduff said its vessel was "legally fishing for scallop in French waters" and claimed it was being used as "another pawn in the ongoing dispute between the UK and France" over the implementation of post-Brexit fishing agreements.
Third of Chinese developers could face debt problems as Evergrande contagion grows – report. Even if the embattled property giant manages to avoid default again, many other firms are heading the same way, warns S&P
“Gender critical” activist Marion Millar, who was accused of posting material on social media of a “homophobic and transphobic nature”, has had the charges against her discontinued.
Oti Mabuse, Joey Essex, and Neil Ruddock are set to return to the 'Celebrity MasterChef' kitchen later this year for a Christmas cook-off.
Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government is determined to end violence towards women and girls. Speaking on a visit to Thames Valley Police, she called on authorities to do more to help prevent incidents, and "absolutely respond" to complaints of abuse.
‘I would vaccinate them in a second’, Dr Fauci says of younger children
The president said passage of his $1.75 trillion ‘Build Back Better’ package is a matter of ‘competitiveness versus complacency’
A UN body has urged Britain to pay “economic compensation” to Kenyan tribes that were forced off their land during the colonial period to make way for tea plantations, where plants were grown for PG Tips.
Five men arrested after four men found with stab wounds in Norwich. Two of the victims are in critical condition while the other two men have serious but not life-threatening injuries
A mammoth cut to Britain's plans to issue government debt was structured to minimise market disruption as far as possible and maintain a steady supply of bonds to investors, the head of the country's debt agency told Reuters on Wednesday. Gilt prices shot higher after the Debt Management Office (DMO) said it planned to issue 194.8 billion pounds ($267.5 billion) of bonds in the current 2021/22 financial year, 57.8 billion pounds less than its previous remit. Both 10-year and 30-year British government bonds recorded their biggest one-day price rises since March 2020, when prices surged after the Bank of England restarted its quantitative easing programme during Britain's plunge into a COVID-19 lockdown.
The House panel investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection has focused some of its early work on the planning behind a massive rally at which former president Donald Trump falsely claimed to have won reelection and told his supporters to “fight like hell”
Haiti's telecoms networks have sharply cut back on service because of fuel shortages caused by the tightening grip of criminal gangs on the capital Port-au-Prince, company officials said Tuesday.
The submission is based on data from a late-stage trial involving 15,000 volunteers in the UK, showing that the experimental vaccine was 96.4% effective against the original coronavirus strain. The application also includes data from a 30,000-person late-stage trial in the United States and Mexico, showing that the vaccine, NVX-CoV2373, demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease and 90.4% effectiveness overall. The United Kingdom has so far administered enough vaccine doses to have fully vaccinated about 76.1% of the country's total population, according to a Reuters tally https://graphics.reuters.com/world-coronavirus-tracker-and-maps/countries-and-territories/united-kingdom.
A powerful nor’easter storm dumped several inches of rain in New York City and nearby areas, causing flash flooding along roadways on October 26.As of Tuesday afternoon, the storm had dropped 2.73 inches of rain in Central Park, while Newark received 3.08 inches and LaGuardia airport in Queens tallied 2.15 inches, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).This footage, taken in Queens on Tuesday morning, shows vehicles driving through floodwater.The NWS forecast that the storm system would continue to impact the region through Tuesday evening. Credit: @NYCdeb8tr via Storyful
Dozens of the most influential figures in the West End have demanded an immediate full restoration of the Night Tube to protect women travelling home. In a letter to the Evening Standard, 37 leaders in the hospitality, retail, property and cultural sectors say that the reinstatement of just two lines next month “is not enough”. Mayor Sadiq Khan announced two weeks ago that weekend night services on the Victoria and Central lines will begin again on November 27.
Accounts and images from court documents, interviews and social media postings have revealed much of what happened when actor Alec Baldwin shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on an Old West movie set in New Mexico