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Britain's food industry called on the government to subsidise carbon dioxide (CO2) production during a spike in gas prices or risk the collapse of the country's meat industries. A surge in gas prices has forced two British fertiliser plants to shut, stripping food producers of the CO2 by-product that is used to stun animals before slaughter and vacuum pack food to prolong its shelf life. The shortage of CO2, which is also used to put the fizz into beer, cider and soft drinks, comes at a terrible time for the food industry, which is already facing an acute shortage of truck drivers and the impact of Brexit and COVID-19.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — Sultan Ibrahim today urged the Federal Government not to appeal the recent High Court ruling that recognises citizenship rights to children born abroad regardless if the...
Police in Los Angeles have had to stop a Tesla car that was driving on autopilot on an expressway. The California Highway Patrol was concerned that the driver had fallen unconscious at the wheel. The motorist was eventually taken into custody for drink driving. .
Oasis played to 250,000 people at Knebworth in 1996, in a weekend which defined the Britpop era.
The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission were due to splash down in the Atlantic off Florida on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Earth orbit. To prepare for atmospheric re-entry and return to Earth, the SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle completed two rocket "burns" on Friday to lower its altitude and line up the capsule's trajectory with the targeted landing site. The Dragon capsule, dubbed Resilience, is scheduled to parachute into the sea around 7 p.m. Eastern time, shortly before sunset, according to SpaceX, the private rocketry company founded by Tesla Inc electric automaker CEO Elon Musk.
Hundreds of police officers will be on duty around the U.S. Capitol on Saturday braced for a rally by supporters of the hundreds of people who breached the building on Jan. 6 trying to overturn former President Donald Trump's election defeat. A black eight-foot-high (2.44 m) fence which surrounded the white-domed building for about six months after the attack is back, 100 National Guard troops are on standby and security officials are performing additional checks on travelers arriving at Washington's nearest airport in an effort to prevent violence. Organizers of the "Justice for J6" rally said they expected a peaceful event, but U.S. Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger told reporters on Friday "there have been some threats of violence" linked to the event, where police would work to avoid clashes between Trump supporters and opponents.
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Newly-crowned US Open champion Emma Raducanu's grandmother Niculina Raducanu wanted her to quit tennis so concerned was she about her health after breathing difficulties forced her to retire from her Wimbledon Last 16 match this year.
Leslie Ash has defied doctors' predictions in order to walk unaided after acquiring an infection in hospital more than 15 years ago.
The Wallabies swept to back-to-back triumphs against the world champions South Africa with a convincing 30-17 win in Brisbane on Saturday.
Students at Oxford Brookes University are offered coronavirus vaccinations at the start of the academic year. Oxford Brookes is one of many universities setting up pop-up clinics during freshers' week. NHS England national medical director Professor Stephen Powis is urging university students to get a Covid jab on campus.
Remains of seven drugs war victims in the Philippines were exhumed on Friday (September 17) for cremation, after leases in public cemeteries north of Manilla expired.Their families say they now have renewed hope of getting justice.The International Criminal Court approved a formal investigation on Wednesday (September 15) into the possible crimes against humanity under the Duterte administration.Mary Jane Gerangco's 31-year-old younger brother was killed in 2016 after police suspected him of allegedly selling drugs."Our hope is that our family gets justice and those who are at fault must be held accountable." she says."Why is it that it is just us poor who have lost our loved ones, why haven't those who've committed the crime been put to jail".Human rights groups accused Duterte of inciting deadly violence and say police have murdered unarmed drug suspects on a massive scale as part of the campaign.Police deny this, and Duterte says the police are under orders to kill only in self-defense.The Philippine government has said it will not cooperate with the ICC probe, or allow any investigators into the country.
At least two people were killed and up to 20 more wounded in three explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, a Taliban official said.
Australia regained the Mandela Plate with a 30-17 win over World Cup champion South Africa on Saturday, giving Dave Rennie back-to-back test wins for the first time as Wallabies head coach. Len Ikitau scored two first-half tries and Marika Koroibete crossed for two in the second half to earn a Rugby Championship bonus point for Australia.
Almost one third of all working age men in America aren’t doing diddly-squat. They don’t have a job and they aren’t looking for one either. How do they live? What are they doing for money? To me, this is one of the great mysteries of our time.
The line-up at the Louis Vuitton Foundation's new exhibition in Paris reads like a who's who of artistic giants from the Belle Epoque: Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Matisse, Cezanne...
Weeks after a spike in coronavirus cases overwhelmed intensive care units across North Africa with severe oxygen shortages sparking public anger, case numbers are sharply declining.
With Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) trailing in the polls ahead of an election next week, grassroots party members are resorting to an activity that had almost become redundant under Angela Merkel: campaigning.
Lightning can be seen flashing across the US and Canada in satellite footage released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).The NOAA said on Friday, September 17 the GOESEast satellite captured the “visible imagery of a line of thunderstorms erupting over the Upper Midwest and Ontario, Canada” the previous evening. Credit: NOAA Satellites via Storyful
Shirley Ballas says her sex life with partner Danny Taylor is in a healthy place.