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An actress and film director have returned to Earth after spending nearly two weeks in space making a movie on the International Space Station. Yulia Peresild and Klim Shipenko emerged from the Russian capsule smiling after it landed on the Kazakhstan steppe along with cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky inside. Two of the group had rocketed into orbit on 5 October for a 12-day stint to film segments of a movie called The Challenge, which the Russian space agency Roscosmos said would help attract the "cream of the crop" to the sector.
Deputy prime minister Dominic Raab has revealed he was recently threatened with an acid attack and has received several death threats over the past two years. The justice secretary was speaking about MPs security in the wake of Sir David Amess’ killing in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday. A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Heavy rains in central and northeastern Thailand have caused new flooding, with authorities forced to release water into an already swollen river after a reservoir reached full capacity, and others facing the same possibility
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Sealiway sprang a 12-1 surprise in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as the big two, Adayar and Mishriff, finished out of the first three. Fifth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 13 days earlier, Sealiway bettered the form he showed when runner-up to St Mark's Basilica in the French Derby to lift the mile-and-a-quarter showpiece. The three-year-old colt, trained by Cedric Rossi and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, was made to fight all the way by the William Haggas-trained Dubai Honour, who only went down by three-quarters of a length.
Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday. Rotich set a course record as he crossed the line in two hours four minutes 21 seconds to finish ahead of Ethiopia's Hailemaryam Kiros.The 31-year-old Kenyan took nearly a minute off his personal best and broke Kenenisa Bekele's seven-year course record of 2:05:04 as he picked up pace after the 25-kilometre mark.Kenya's Hillary Kipsambu came third after slipping two sp
The company had around 22,000 domestic customers, Ofgem said on Monday.
Smokestacks belch noxious fumes into the air from a massive coal-fired power plant on the Indonesian coast, a stark illustration of Asia's addiction to the fossil fuel which is threatening climate targets. "There used to be a lot of red snappers and grouper fish here, among others. But now? Nothing," says one fisherman.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson led a sombre procession of around 800 politicians to a church service to remember Sir David Amess. Earlier on, MPs from across the United Kingdom were travelling to the Commons where they shared their memories of the Conservative MP for Southend West in the House of Commons. Sir Lindsay Hoyle led tributes to Sir David Amess stressing his death has united MPs in grief and determination to defend democracy.
Britain’s intelligence agencies have warned ministers of a potential new wave of terrorist attacks carried out by “bedroom radicals” bred during lockdown.
M&S and Boots have become the latest high street giants to launch Christmas recruitment drives - as online rival Amazon offers signing-on bonuses of up to £3,000 to lure workers. Tens of thousands of seasonal jobs at major brands are now on offer over the festive season. Marks & Spencer is looking for 12,000 temporary customer assistants to work in stores across the country from early December and said for some there may be opportunities for permanent employment after Christmas.
The attacker who fatally stabbed British lawmaker David Amess was referred to an official counter-terrorist scheme for those thought to be at risk of radicalisation, according to media reports. Police said late Saturday that detectives had until Friday, October 22, to question the suspect after he was detained under the Terrorism Act, which allowed them to extend his detention.Veteran Conservative MP David Amess, 69, was talking with voters at a church in the small town of Leigh-on-Sea east of L
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Alan Hawkshaw, the composer of the 'Countdown' theme and the theme song for 'Grange Hill', has died at the age of 84.
(Reuters) -China's economy is "doing well", but faces challenges such as default risks for certain firms due to "mismanagement", the People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said on Sunday. Concerns have grown in recent weeks over the possible collapse of property developer China Evergrande Group, which has more than $300 billion in liabilities and has missed three rounds of interest payments on its dollar bonds. As the company wrestles with its debt, worries about a possible spillover of credit risk from China's property sector into the broader economy have intensified.
The GMB union said its members in Brighton and Hove voted in favour of a deal, heading off industrial action.
David Henderson admitted attempting to discharge a passenger without valid permission or authorisation.
France said on Monday its ambassador to Belarus had left the country on the previous day because authorities in Minsk had asked him to leave after he did not present his credentials to President Alexander Lukashenko. Local media say the move to kick the ambassador out is linked to the nonrecognition by France and other European Union countries of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko’s re-election in August 2020.The Belarusian foreign ministry said the emergency departure of the French ambassad