Experts predict space hotels and drone taxis by 2069
Mandatory courtesy: Samsung Rocket travel in space will get us from London to New York in 40 minutes, Quidditch-style aerial sport matches will be played in stadiums around the world and the daily commute will take place in the sky via drone-style air taxis and buses; a new report released today reveals the predictions for how we will be living in the next 50 years, suggesting the way we travel, eat, work and live will have changed immeasurably.
The research was commissioned to mark the launch of Samsung KX, a new experience space in Coal Drops Yard, London.
The speaker of the House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle leads MPs in a minute'ssilence for police Sergeant Matt Ratana, who was killed in a shooting inCroydon, south London, on Friday, as he assisted a suspect to Croydon CustodyCentre.
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Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei stages a silent protest in support of Julian Assange outside the Old Bailey in central London. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Catherine Thake, director of the Spirit Of Christmas fair, which was cancelleddue to Government coronavirus measures, says the handling of the eventsindustry amid the pandemic has been disappointing, saying "we feel forgotten".Plans had been put in place to create a "Covid-safe" environment for peoplevisiting the fair, which was due to be held at London's Olympia in November,but the event has now been cancelled after the events industry was directed topause for up to six months by the Government to help contain the spread ofcoronavirus.
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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick pays tribute to SergeantMatt Ratana, who died after being shot at Croydon Custody Centre. Thecommissioner was at a National Police Memorial Day wreath-laying in St James'sPark, London.
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[NFA] Demonstrators decried a grand jury decision not to charge three officers for killing Breonna Taylor, marching through the streets of Louisville despite a curfew. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.