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Jonathan Ross scraps legendary Halloween party as he takes care of daughter
J onathan Ross has pulled the plug on his famous Halloween party as he takes care of his daughter who has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
Five culture shocks I experienced as a Serbian in Germany
There are lots of people from Serbia and the Balkans who come to live in Germany, usually in order to work. But, how hard is it to assimilate?
Hilary Mantel play to close amid Covid uncertainty
The Royal Shakespeare Company has cancelled a planned extension of its West End stage production of Hilary Mantel's novel The Mirror and the Light citing uncertainty and risk.
Climate crisis: greenhouse gas levels hit new record, UN reports
Levels of climate-heating gases in the atmosphere hit record levels in 2020, despite coronavirus-related lockdowns, the UN's World Meteorological Organization has announced.
Owners offload dogs bought in lockdown by pretending they are strays
People are pretending that dogs they acquired during lockdown are strays so that rescue centres take them in, after failing to sell them online, animal rescue charities and shelters have warned.
'Nervous giddy excitement': relieved Melbourne residents enjoy weekend out of lockdown
rom St Kilda to Coburg the traffic is heavy in Melbourne for the first time in months.
When will face masks no longer be compulsory indoors in Spain?
With Covid-19 vaccine campaigns in their later stages and infection rates generally lower, several countries around the world have eased their face mask rules.
Timings and how to watch the Covid press conference today
The health secretary, Sajid Javid, is to hold a Covid briefing at Downing Street this afternoon as UK cases surge.
Warning of 'tsunami' of mental health issues among children due to pandemic
The pandemic will lead to a "tsunami" of mental health issues among children and young people, campaigners have warned.
UK house prices rise in every region
The average cost of a UK home increased by £25,000 in the 12 months to August, official figures show, with rises recorded in all regions.