It was a bit of a superstar. A tree with attitude. It reared up from a dip in Hadrian’s Wall with a leafy flourish, creating such a dramatic silhouette that it was given something of a starring role alongside Kevin Costner in the 1991 film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
The dollar backed off 10-month highs on Friday, but was still headed for its biggest quarterly gain in a year, giving the yen some breathing room as intervention watch intensified. Elsewhere, the euro rose for a second day, up 0.4% at $1.0608, pulling further away from this week's multi-month low of $1.0488.
The FTSE 100 is on track to outperform the stock markets in the US and Europe as surging oil prices lift its energy stocks.
The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a man they say is a person of interest in a homicide. Authorities said the homicide happened at 10:16 p.m. on Thursday night at the entrance to the High Point Community in Brooksville, a 55 and over golf community. No other information on the homicide has been released.
Jihadist attacks have intensified across Niger since the military seized power in July.
The UK economy has performed better than France and Germany since the pandemic, revised official figures show, delivering a boost to Rishi Sunak.
Electronic Arts on Friday launched its first soccer game without the FIFA tag, betting its "FC 24" title will maintain the momentum in its best-selling franchise and provide a bulwark against an industry slowdown. A near three-decade partnership between EA and FIFA ended last year over what media reports said were demands that the videogame maker double its yearly payments of $150 million to the governing body of world soccer. That has left "FC 24" without the visibility and marketing heft the FIFA brand enjoyed.
Friday's Google Doodle celebrates Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, the Hungarian-American psychologist who studied the science of happiness, on his 89th Birthday.
Stevie's Scoop: Cloudy & misty
There are reports the leaders of the heavily indebted Chinese property giant have been detained.
The suspected Rotterdam gunman accused his alleged victim of recording him while abusing rabbits in a “drunken stupor”.
STORY: More than 80 people were injured in Thursday’s clashes, amid an indefinite curfew in Manipur’s capital Imphal and surrounding areas that was declared after protests started on Wednesday (September 27).There was no violence on Friday (September 29), despite some protesters defying curfew in parts of the city, as police and paramilitary troops stood on guard to keep the situation under control.Ethnic violence has plunged the state bordering Myanmar into what many security experts describe as an intense civil war fought over land, jobs and political clout between its majority Meitei and minority tribal Kuki communities.
Gregor Townsend’s side lie third in Pool B.
The tech giant's chief executive, Tim Cook, said he expects to increase investment.
'The Kardashians' star showed off the sparkling ensemble during the show on Thursday
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The drug should have brought relief to a diabetes-related eye condition that had been bothering Mumtaz Akhter for weeks. Instead, it plunged her world into darkness.
Laila Zaidi and Adam Gillen met on the set of the hit ITV show, Benidorm - and shared their very exciting news on Instagram - see the picture
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Andrey Troshev, a former senior figure in the Wagner paramilitary group, in Moscow on September 28 to discuss the use of volunteer military units in Ukraine, the Kremlin said.Video released by the Kremlin shows Putin speaking to Troshev, and Deputy Defense Minister Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.In July, Troshev was proposed by Putin as the replacement for the late Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin. He now works for Russia’s Ministry of Defense, according to Russian media reports that emerged after the September 28 meeting.Troshev is sanctioned by the European Union for his role as chief of staff of Wagner Group Operations in Syria.According to a transcript of the meeting, Putin asked Troshev to organize and oversee volunteer military units to fight in the war in Ukraine.“You know what it is, how it’s done, you know about the issues that need to be resolved in advance so that combat work goes on in the best and most successful way," Putin said, according to a machine translation. Credit: The Kremlin via Storyful
To think that Marco Simone was written off a couple of years ago as being too ‘USA-friendly’. Too easy for bombers. Too quick in the putting department.