F1 construction worker is killed while setting up Las Vegas Grand Prix

According to a local CBS affiliate, police were called to the Bellagio Fountains on the Las Vegas strip at around 11:30am on Saturday before the worker was rushed to hospital.

Ouch! Another big blow for Putin's Russia

Another big blow for Putin's Russia.

Starmer cannot offer change without backing cost-of-living plan, SNP says

Starmer cannot offer change without backing cost-of-living plan, SNP says - Labour has been urged to back proposals including mortgage relief and a £400 energy bill rebate for households over the autumn and winter.

Met firearms officers hand in guns after colleague charged with Chris Kaba murder

Scotland Yard has confirmed ‘a number of officers have taken the decision to step back from armed duties'.

Israel strikes Gaza again amid new violence at border

The Israeli army launched a drone strike on the Gaza Strip on Saturday after violent protests in which three Palestinians were wounded by Israeli fire, sources on both sides said. A drone "struck a military post belonging to the Hamas terrorist organisation, adjacent to the area where a violent riot was taking place", the army said.

Protesters arrested as French rally against police violence

Tens of thousands of people have rallied in the streets of France to protest police violence, at times fighting with officers and damaging buildings. The nationwide protest came just under three months after the point-blank-range killing by a policeman of a teenager at a traffic check sparked more than a week of rioting in Paris and other major cit...

‘Rabies in UK is only a matter of time’: Crime writer Peter James exposes the gangs behind puppy misery

‘Rabies in UK is only a matter of time’: Crime writer Peter James exposes the gangs behind puppy misery - THE ILLEGAL PUPPY TRADE: Behind the crime thriller writer’s latest doorstopper lies a real-life underworld making more cash from illegal dog-farming than from drugs, writes Jane Dalton

Owner of NYC Day Care Center Where Child Died Scammed Ex-Husband For US Citizenship

The owner of a daycare center in the Bronx, Grei Mendez De Ventura, has come under scrutiny following the death of a one-year-old child who inhaled a dangerous amount of fentanyl while under her care, has learned. According to the New York Post, Mendez, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, moved to the United States throug...

Friends call Julian Assange imprisonment ‘outrageous’ at bike protest

Riders set off from Belmarsh Prison before passing through several major London landmarks.

US diplomat says intelligence from 'Five Eyes' nations helped Canada to link India to Sikh's killing

TORONTO (AP) — Information shared by members of an intelligence-sharing alliance was part of what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used to make public allegations of the Indian government's possible involvement in the assassination of a Sikh Canadian, the U.S. ambassador to Canada said. “There was shared intelligence among ‘Five Eyes’ partners that helped lead Canada to (make) the statements that the prime minister made,” U.S. Ambassador...

Rishi to put Labour leader on spot after public backs freeze of net-zero targets

EXCLUSIVE: Rishi Sunak is set to unleash a blitz of radical policies to put clear blue water between Labour and the Tories.

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'Walls closing in': Mary Trump predicts what comes next for her uncle

The walls are closing in on Donald Trump, meaning he will lash out at just about anyone, according to his own niece. Mary Trump, who recently said the former president is getting nervous and there are "clear signs" in his behavior, said on Saturday that his latest attack only reinforces that belief. Trump's recent attack on a retiring general, whic...

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Police break silence on plans for mass XL Bully walk through major UK city

West Midlands Police has spoken out after a rally, planned in and around Handsworth, Birmingham, was scheduled to take place amid fury the Government is set to ban XL Bullies

Takeaways from investigation that turned up gold bars, a luxury car and cash at a US senator's home

Takeaways from investigation that turned up gold bars, a luxury car and cash at a US senator's home - Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife are accused of taking bribes of gold bars, a luxury car and cash in exchange for using his outsized sway in foreign affairs to help the authoritarian government of Egypt as well as others

Police officers taken to hospital due to 'noxious substance'

Two police officers have been taken to hospital after a mystery "noxious substance" was released inside a Belfast building.

Armenia calls for UN mission to monitor rights in Nagorno-Karabakh

(Reuters) - Armenia called on Saturday for the immediate deployment of a U.N. mission to monitor human rights and security in Nagorno-Karabakh amid signs that aid may be arriving in the breakaway region under a fragile ceasefire. Azerbaijan on Wednesday declared a ceasefire after forcing Armenian separatist forces to accept the full return of Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian enclave, to Azeri control

Ukraine unleashing 'hell' on Russia as Putin's elite forces suffer 'extreme attrition'

Russia reeling after Ukraine counter-offensive gains ground on multiple fronts

Braverman questions whether international migration rules are ‘fit for purpose’

Braverman questions whether international migration rules are ‘fit for purpose’ - Home Secretary Suella Braverman will use a trip to the United States to warn that ‘unsustainable pressure’ is being placed on the US, UK and Europe.

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North Korea's Kim tells Xi in letter he hopes to promote cooperation -KCNA

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to promote cooperative relations with China in a letter to President Xi Jinping, the North's state media KCNA reported on Sunday. The letter was in response to congratulations Xi sent for the North's founding anniversary this month where the Chinese president had expressed his willingness to strengthen strategic communication and

Migrant crisis threatens 'democratic legitimacy', Suella Braverman to warn in Washington

Suella Braverman is to question whether key international conventions governing the movement of people are “fit for purpose” on a trip to America this week to discuss immigration. During the visit, the Home Secretary will warn that governments failing to tackle illegal migration “risk losing their democratic legitimacy”. Ms Braverman will travel to...

UNGA Briefing: There's one more day to go after a break — but first, here's what you missed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — It's almost the end of the U.N. General Assembly high-level meeting that brings world leaders together at U.N. headquarters in New York. Here are the highlights of what happened Saturday at the United Nations and what to keep an eye on Tuesday, the last day (Monday's off for Yom Kippur). WHAT HAPPENED AT THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON SATURDAY — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made no mention of his country's war in...

Croydon Council backlash from teachers and parents after 'botched' consultation on nursery closures

The consultation to close five 'financially unsustainable' nurseries to save money has drawn criticism

Heart-stopping moment Ukrainian 'kamikaze' drone sinks Russian boat in massive explosion

Dramatic footage shows the drone hurtling towards the stern of the boat before cutting to an aerial shot for the main event.

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Russia-Ukraine war live: peace formula ‘completely not feasible’, Russian foreign minister tells UN

Sergei Lavrov rules out any moves at compromise in speech that also addresses Nagorno-Karabakh dispute

Area of Wisbech Market Place taped off by police after incident

An area of Wisbech town centre has been taped off today by Police after an incident in the town on Friday night. The area around The Globe in Market Place has been cordoned off all day, with a Police presence also in the area. Police vans and cars have been visible in the area. Cambridgeshire Police have been approached for comment. Got a story? Em...

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Met Office issues severe weather warnings as heavy rains set to return on Sunday

Met Office issues severe weather warnings as heavy rains set to return on Sunday - More downpours and potential flooding to lash parts of UK

In 10 years Australia went from Abbott to Albanese – but how much has really changed?

This is my last column for Guardian Australia. I started contributing to the then new publication in 2013. Back then the climate emergency remained, for many of us, largely hypothetical: a great moral challenge (as someone once put it) rather than an immediate and palpable threat. Today an unseasonably balmy spring feels so unsettling precisely because of the emergency’s ubiquity. The northern hemisphere just recorded its warmest summer ever. If...

Leading Egyptian opposition politician targeted with spyware, researchers find

Leading Egyptian opposition politician targeted with spyware, researchers find - Security researchers say a leading Egyptian opposition politician was targeted with Predator spyware after announcing a president bid

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Teenager stabbed to death in park

A teenage boy has been stabbed to death in southeast London, with police now pleading with witnesses to come forward.

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German far-right leads mayoral race near former Nazi camp

Joerg Prophet flashed a brilliant white grin as he greeted voters at his campaign stand in Nordhausen, a small but prosperous city in the former East German state of Thuringia. The AfD's support is especially strong in Thuringia, where it is polling on around 34 percent according to a recent survey by regional broadcaster MDR. Thuringia will hold a vote for its regional parliament in September 2024, along with two other former East German...

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Murder investigation after woman found with 'multiple injuries'

A murder investigation is under way in Blackpool after a woman was found with "multiple injuries".

Woman arrested as police probe three suspected poisoning deaths

The deaths happened in Teeside between July and September this year.

El Paso, Texas 'at a breaking point' amid jump in migration, mayor says

By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) -The dramatic increase in migrants crossing the U.S. border from Mexico has pushed the city of El Paso, Texas, to "a breaking point," with more than 2,000 people per day seeking asylum, exceeding shelter capacity and straining resources, its mayor said on Saturday. "The city of El Paso only has so many resources and we have come to ... a breaking point right now,"

Venezuelans to vote in referendum on territory -minister

(Reuters) - Venezuela's National Assembly has green-lighted a referendum regarding a territorial dispute with Guyana, Foreign Minister Yvan Gil said on Saturday in an address to the United Nations. Venezuela this week rejected Guyana's recent oil tender, arguing that the offshore blocks awarded are in disputed areas and that companies awarded the blocks will not have rights to explore them. "Two

What the papers say – September 24

What the papers say – September 24 - Britain’s Sunday papers have taken on Westminster in multiple splashes on Brexit, the HS2 axing, and the pensions triple lock.

French rapper MHD gets 12 years' jail for youth's murder

French rapper MHD was sentenced Saturday to 12 years in jail for the murder in 2018 of a young man in Paris in what investigators say was a fight between rival gangs. The prosecutor had asked for an 18-year prison sentence for the rapper, acquittals for two of accused, and jail sentences of 13-20 years for the others.

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Kentucky man dies after swarm of bees attacks him on his porch

A Kentucky man has died after a swarm of bees attacked him on his porch. On Monday, the 59-year-old man whom local reports identified as Michael Alford was moving a bag of potting soil in Harlan county when he was stung by a swarm of bees from inside the package, authorities said in a statement. The statement added that the man’s family started CPR, efforts that first responders continued, but “those attempts failed”. John W Jones, Harlan’s...

Azerbaijan seizes arms from Nagorno-Karabakh separatist fighters

Azerbaijan forces tightened their grip on the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday as international concern mounted over the plight of ethnic Armenian civilians trapped there.

Shots fired causes stampede at Oklahoma State Fair

Shots fired at the Oklahoma State Fair scared attendees into racing from the area causing a stampede, News9 reporter Storme Jones captured in one video. Shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday night, gunshots were fired, News9 reporters revealed while outside of the scene. KFOR's Dylan Brown posted a video confirming shots being fired from inside the Bennet...

EXCLUSIVE: New police plea in SNP 'cash for seats' donor investigation

Police have issued an extraordinary plea for information over claims the SNP failed to declare thousands of pounds of donations from a Scots businessman amid a 'cash for seats' operation.

Sunak set to cut off HS2’s northern leg as costs spiral – reports

Sunak set to cut off HS2’s northern leg as costs spiral – reports - Rishi Sunak has publicly refused to guarantee the high-speed line will go to Manchester and is reportedly set to wield the axe.