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Rugby World Cup permutations: Which teams can qualify for quarter-finals?

The tournament will conclude with the final at the Stade de France on Saturday 28 October

Dutch police say 2 people are killed in shootings at a university hospital and home in Rotterdam

Police in the Netherlands say a lone gunman wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire in an apartment and a hospital in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam, killing two people and seriously injuring a 14-year-old girl

Menendez will address Senate colleagues about his bribery charges as calls for his resignation grow

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez is expected to address his Democratic Senate colleagues for the first time since he was indicted on federal bribery charges last week

How to watch the Ryder Cup: TV channel, start time and online stream today

Luke Donald’s Europe look to win back the Ryder Cup in Rome against Zach Johnson’s Team USA

Chelsea Handler clarifies her relationship status after seemingly debuting new boyfriend

‘I can’t believe I have to clarify things like this,’ comedian says

Swiss court acquits former Belarusian security operative in case of enforced disappearances

A court in northern Switzerland has acquitted a former Belarusian security operative over the enforced disappearances of three of President Aleksander Lukashenko's political opponents in the late 1990s

Spotted lanternfly has spread to Illinois, threatening to crops and trees

Illinois says an invasive insect called the spotted lanternfly has been confirmed in the state for the first time

One in five parents in homes earning under £50K quit jobs over childcare costs

‘The early years practitioners who are working tirelessly for poverty wages deserve better,’ campaigner says

Shutdown's shadow, Biden's speech and arguing the case: Takeaways from the House impeachment hearing

The impeachment inquiry being conducted by House Republicans can lead to the ultimate penalty for a president for what the Constitution describes as “high crimes and misdemeanors.”

Bride and groom of tragic Iraqi wedding appear to join grieving mourners

The newlyweds reportedly escaped the fire through a kitchen door

United Airlines will make changes for people with wheelchairs after a government investigation

United Airlines is making changes for passengers with wheelchairs after a government investigation into a complaint by a disability-rights advocate

Woman accused of killing sophomore student in DUI crash after claiming she only drank one margarita

Lynlee Pollis is suffering from minor injuries and has been charged with intoxication manslaughter

10 best home printers 2023: Tried and tested wireless models to complete your home office

Everything from ease of use to printing power and paper capacity determined our top performers

House Republicans release trove of 700 pages of documents in Hunter Biden whistleblower probe

Documents trove is far-right’s latest effort to cement support among their own party for impeachment

Drive a Hyundai or Kia? See if your car is one of the nearly 3.4 million under recall for fire risks

Nearly 3.4 million Hyundai and Kia vehiclesin the U.S. are under recall due to the risk of engine compartment fires

Bars to stop selling alcohol on US base in Antartica after rampant sexual harassment revealed

The policy shift comes after sexual misconduct claims at McMurdo Station surfaced

FTSE in green but higher gilt yields weigh on housebuilder shares

The FTSE 100 moved 0.11%, or 8.63 points, higher to finish at 7,601.85.

First edition Sherlock Holmes book owned by Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts sets auction record

Late Rolling Stones drummer owned an impressive collection of rare and first edition books by crime fiction legends including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie

Donald Trump suing ex-MI6 spy Christopher Steele at High Court

The former US president is bringing a data protection claim against Mr Steele and his company Orbis Business Intelligence.

Ukrainian junior golfer gains attention but war not mentioned by Team Europe at Ryder Cup

There was no mention of the conflict in Ukraine during the elaborate opening ceremony of the Ryder Cup even though Team Europe represents the war-torn country

Muscogee Nation judge rules in favor of citizenship for slave descendants known as freedmen

A judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in Oklahoma has ruled in favor of two descendants of Black slaves once owned by tribal members

Japan v Samoa LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2023 score and updates from crunch Pool D clash

A must-win clash from England’s pool as Japan and Samoa look to keep their quarter-final hopes alive

Why this week's mass exodus from embattled Nagorno-Karabakh reflects decades of animosity

The exodus of about 70,000 ethnic Armenians this week from Nagorno-Karabakh in the southern Caucasus Mountains has been a vivid and shocking tableau of fear and misery

Sunak: Drug consumption rooms will not work to tackle addiction

It comes after a facility in Glasgow where users can inject under medical supervision was given the go ahead this week.

Fitbit Charge 6 release date announced: The wearable features a new physical button and Google Maps

The latest Fitbit also receives Google Wallet and YouTube Music controls

F1 2023 season race schedule: When is the Qatar Grand Prix?

F1 heads back to Qatar and the Lusail International Circuit, with Max Verstappen on the cusp of clinching the title

McCarthy rejects Senate spending bill while scrambling for a House plan that averts a shutdown

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is digging in on his refusal to take up Senate legislation designed to keep the federal government fully running beyond midnight Saturday

Ireland number eight Jack Conan could return from injury against Scotland

Andy Farrell’s side complete their Pool B fixtures on October 7 against Scotland in Paris.

Colleges should step up their diversity efforts after affirmative action ruling, the government says

The Biden administration is asking America’s colleges to step up their efforts to make campuses more racially diverse

Latest fight in the Alex Murdaugh case is over who controls the convicted murderer's assets

Attorneys for convicted murderer Alex Murdaugh want the federal government to take over whatever is left of the millions of dollars and other assets the convicted murderer stole and earned through his legal work

Last samba in Paris: Gabriela Hearst exits Chloé dancing, not crying, with runway swan song

Designer Gabriela Hearst marked her farewell from Chloé with a jubilant dance alongside Rio’s samba school Mangueira, showcasing a collection emphasizing modernity and femininity

Several killed in Rotterdam shootings at university hospital

Police said they had arrested a 32-year-old man under the hospital’s helipad

Book Review: 'SNL' star Leslie Jones drops raw memoir mixed with life advice

Comedian Leslie Jones is out with a raw memoir recounting her difficult upbringing and the racism and sexism she’s overcome throughout her career

Is Suella Braverman right to say multiculturalism has failed?

Aftershocks continue to be felt from Suella Braverman’s incendiary speech on immigration. In one of her most controversial remarks, she spoke of ‘an existential challenge for the political and cultural institutions of the West’ and