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Natural world at severe risk, Attenborough tells Prince William

Natural world at severe risk, Attenborough tells Prince William

Technology
Sir David Attenborough warned of the "echoes and implications" in the natural world of everything humans do in the urban world as he took questions from old friend Prince William. In front of a packed audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Duke of Cambridge spoke to the 92-year-old broadcaster and naturalist for half an hour, talking about their shared passions for conservation, tackling climate change and Sir David's long broadcasting career.After William asked what advice Sir David would give to people of his age, the broadcaster said: "We have to recognise that every breath of air we take, every mouthful of food that we take comes from the natural world, and that if we damage the natural world we damage ourselves."We are one coherent eco-system, it's not just...

Actress Kathy Burke brands Prince Philip a 'selfish old c***' after car crash

Entertainment
Actress and comedienne Kathy Burke was angered by Prince Philip for getting behind-the-wheel at 97.The Duke of Edinburgh managed to escape injury after his Land Rover overturned in Norfolk yesterday.Prince Philip's car hit another vehicle, which was carrying two women and a baby.The Gimme Gimme Gimme star hit out at the royal on Twitter following his horror crash.Posting to her 197K followers, Kathy wrote: "Very pleased that the 9 month old innocent baby wasn't killed or injured by the 97-year-old selfish c***."One social networker wasn't happy with Kathy's comment and wrote: "Well that's just horrid. How could you assume it was some intentional act of malice? Horrible tweet!"The 54-year-old responded: "Where did I say that? I just pointed out that driving at 97-year's-old is a very selfis...
Prince Philip was in a 'road traffic accident' but was not injured: Buckingham Palace

Prince Philip was in a 'road traffic accident' but was not injured: Buckingham Palace

World
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was "involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle" on Thursday afternoon, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said. Norfolk Police were called to the scene near the queen's Sandringham Estate, the Norfolk retreat where she and her husband typically spend their winters, around 3 p.m. after a Land Rover and a Kia were involved in a collision, the department said in a statement. Prince Philip was driving the Landrover and has an up-to-date drivers license, Buckingham Palace confirmed. The queen's husband was uninjured in the accident, the palace said. The female driver of the Kia suffered cuts, and a female passenger sustained an injury on her arm, police said. They were both treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn and were dis...
Khashoggi murder: Saudi crown prince crazy, says US senator

Khashoggi murder: Saudi crown prince crazy, says US senator

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device US senators say they are more certain than ever after a private CIA briefing that the Saudi crown prince had a role in the murder of a journalist.In a blistering attack, Senator Lindsey Graham said he had "high confidence" Mohammed bin Salman was complicit in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.The South Carolina Republican described the Saudi royal as "a wrecking ball", "crazy" and "dangerous".The Saudis have charged 11 people but deny the crown prince was involved. Where the Saudi prince stands revealed Jamal Khashoggi: The story so far What did senators say?Members of the Senate's Committee on Foreign Relations did not mince words after the briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel on Tuesday."There is not...
Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'blames Saudi prince for murder'

Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'blames Saudi prince for murder'

World
The CIA believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports.Sources close to the agency said it had assessed the evidence in detail. It is understood there is no "smoking gun" but US officials think such an operation would need the prince's approval.Saudi Arabia has called the claim false and insisted that the crown prince knew nothing about plans for the killing.It says Khashoggi was killed as a result of a "rogue operation". Meanwhile, US Vice-President Mike Pence vowed on Saturday to hold Khashoggi's killers to account.Speaking on the sidelines of a summit in Papua New Guinea, he said the US was "determined to hold all of those accountable who are...