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Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies following COVID complications, says family
Former US secretary of state Colin Powell has died following coronavirus complications, his family has said.
Sir David Amess murder: Raab says online hate is 'out of control' but does not want wedge between MPs and constituents
The deputy prime minister has said online hate is "out of control" - but a wedge should not be put in between MPs and their constituents after the murder of Sir David Amess.
Sir David Amess killing: MPs could get police protection for constituency surgeries in wake of stabbing - Home Secretary says
MPs could be given police protection while they carry out constituency surgeries, the home secretary has told Sky News.
Sir David Amess murder: MP's family visit church where he was killed
Sir David Amess's family have visited the church where the MP was murdered on Friday.
Lucy mission: NASA launches first probe to asteroid 'swarm' with aim of exploring origins of solar system
NASA has launched a probe into space that will fly to a 'swarm' of asteroids orbiting the sun for the first time to look into the origins of the solar system.
Interest rate drumbeat grows louder as BoE governor warns it may 'have to act' over inflation
The drumbeat towards an interest rate rise from the Bank of England is growing ever louder.
Kerala floods: At least 22 people killed in flash flooding and landslides in south Indian state
At least 22 people have been killed in flash floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in the southern Indian state of Kerala over the weekend.
Sir David Amess murder: Man arrested for sending death threats to Labour MP on Qatar trip with Sir David
A man has been arrested for making death threats against an MP who was on the same trip to Qatar as Sir David Amess to meet Afghan refugees.
Energy crunch powers growth slowdown in 'unstable' China recovery
Power shortages and supply chain difficulties are being widely blamed for a slowdown in China's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
England ordered to play game behind closed doors after disorder at Euro 2020 final
England has been ordered to play their next UEFA competition match behind closed doors following disorder surrounding the Euro 2020 final at Wembley in the summer.
New security measures have been promised, but it will depend on how far MPs want to go
MPs, still in shock by the events of last week, will later pay tribute in the Commons to their much-admired colleague Sir David Amess, following his brutal killing with an as-yet-unknown motive.
La Palma volcano: Eruption on Canary Island shows no sign of slowing, officials say
There is no end in sight to the volcanic eruption that has been ongoing on La Palma for a month, Canary Islands officials have said.
Climate change: Path to net zero tougher without major carbon capture investment, watchdog warns
Britain's path to net zero will be far harder and more onerous unless Whitehall invests significant sums in schemes to capture carbon and store it under the ground, the government's climate watchdog has warned.
Haiti: 17 American missionaries, including children, kidnapped by gang
A group of 17 US missionaries - including children - have been kidnapped in Haiti.
There's a shortage of bouncers - and nightclub bosses fear it could put public safety at risk
The nightclub industry has become the latest to be hit in the UK's supply crisis - with bosses calling for urgent government action due to a shortage of bouncers.
Russian actress, director and cosmonaut return to Earth after 12 days on International Space Station making a movie
An actress and film director have returned to Earth after spending nearly two weeks in space making a movie on the International Space Station.
COP26 organisers reject claims climate summit 'mismanaged' and run by 'inexperienced' staff
The organisers of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow have hit back at criticism that it has been "mismanaged".
What is the Online Safety Bill and why are some people worried about it?
Following the murder of Sir David Amess and an arrest after another MP was emailed a death threat, senior figures in Westminster are decrying the abuse directed towards politicians over the internet.
Ford backs UK plant with £230m investment to support electric car future
Ford has revealed plans to transform its gearbox plant on Merseyside to build electric power units from 2024, safeguarding 500 jobs.
Global shipping disruption could last 'another 18 months', UK boss warns
A global shipping services firm has told Sky News it could be another "18 months" before the industry weathers the sea of challenges causing massive disruption to the supply chain.
Sir David Amess: Southend to become a city, PM announces as he leads tributes to killed MP
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told MPs that Southend-on-Sea will be given city status - a long-running campaign of Sir David Amess - as he led tributes to the killed MP.
Newcastle-Spurs game: Doctor says treating fan who had cardiac arrest in stands was 'very difficult'
A doctor who helped a football fan who collapsed in the stands during Newcastle's game against Tottenham says treating him on the terraces was "very difficult".
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