Watch: Planes drop fire retardant on California wildfires
Firefighters reported significant progress in tackling a wildfire in Southern California on Friday (15 October), as the Alisal fire’s containment jumped to 41 per cent from just five per cent a day earlier.The improved situation allowed authorities on Thursday evening to reopen the US 101 highway – which had been closed since Monday.Santa Barbara County Fire Department has said that three homes and two outbuildings were destroyed by the fire, out of a total of 400 that were threatened.Sign up to our free climate newsletter here
Firefighters reported significant progress in tackling a wildfire in SouthernCaliforniaon Friday (15 October), as the Alisal fire’s containment jumped to 41 per cent from just five per cent a day earlier.The improved situation allowed authorities on Thursday evening to reopen the US 101 highway – which had been closed since Monday.
County Fire Department has said that three homes and two outbuildings were destroyed by the fire, out of a total of 400 that were threatened. Read more: The Independent »
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Father and girlfriend found guilty over death of six-year-old boy
Emma Tustin was unanimously convicted of murdering Arthur Labinjo-Hughes. Her partner and Arthur's father, Thomas Hughes, was found guilty of manslaughter, after his son suffered an 'unsurvivable brain injury' on 16 June 2020.
Watch: Watch live as China's Shenzhou-13 spacecraft sends crew to Tiangong space stationThe Shenzhou-13 spacecraft lifts off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in China’s second manned space mission to help build its new space station.China will send three astronauts, including the first female crew member, to live on its space station for six months.This will be China’s longest-ever crewed space mission and the crew will set a record for the most time spent in space by Chinese astronauts.The new mission is expected to take forward the work of the initial crew, who conducted two spacewalks and deployed a 10m mechanical arm.Sign up to our free newsletters here Англосаксы отодвинули конец света! Китай всех убьет! The Anglo-Saxons pushed back the end of the world! China will kill everyone!
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Watch: Adele 'deeply regrets' snubbing collaboration with Peppa PigAdele revealed that she ‘deeply regrets’ snubbing a collaboration with cartoon character Peppa Pig.The singer took to Instagram Live over the weekend and was asked if she was going to collaborate with children’s TV icon Peppa Pig, to which she said: “Am I gonna collab with Peppa Pig? No!”.Capital FM played a voice note from the Peppa Pig actor in which the character stated her sadness with the news.Adele responded: “I deeply regret it, anytime you want to go jumping in muddy puddles and singing in muddy puddles, I’m with you babes.”Sign up to our free newsletters by clicking here There is no greater joy than having financial stability and a life free of debts, that’s why I keep tweeting about lisamiaBTC it has been a pleasure collaborating with you...there is no other way I can show my appreciation other than tweeting the good deed you have done
Watch: Sir Keir Starmer pays tribute to murdered MP Sir David AmessSir Keir Starmer has paid tribute to murdered MP Sir David Amess.The 69-year-old, who represented Southend West, was stabbed multiple times during a constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday.“Sir David had a profound sense of public duty. He was highly respected and much liked across the Houses of Parliament on all sides,” the Labour Leader said as he paid tribute to Mr Amess.“Violence, intimidation and threats will never prevail over the tireless work of public servents like David, simply doing his job.”Sign up to our breaking news email alerts here. Let’s not forget the banner at Tory conference saying “We only have to be lucky once” - seems rather ominous now doesn’t it. The violent rhetoric of the left must end. That includes referring to one’s opponents as ‘scum’ which Labour seems to tolerate from Shadow Ministers.