The infamous hat worn by Princess Beatrice at the 2011 Royal Wedding has been sold on auction site eBay for £81,100.01. Funds raised from the sale will go to the charities UNICEF and Children in Crisis.
An additional 150 million children live in multidimensional poverty since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year. The analysis by UNICEF and Save the Children is based on shortcomings in education, health, housing, nutrition, sanitation, and water.
The UN's children's charity UNICEF has called the effect of the war in Aleppo on children as the worst seen since the conflict began, and says at least 96 children have been killed and 223 have been injured in Eastern Aleppo September 23.
Fiji's known casualties are 42 dead, one missing, and more than 100 injured. Authorities say five percent of the country (45,245 people) is staying in evacuation centers and about 80 schools have been damaged. UNICEF reports at least 120,000 of Fiji's children have been affected. The current identified destruction is more than $1 billion. About 80 percent of the plantations were damaged, especially sugar fields. However, tourism's infrastructure has escaped serious damage.
Protests get underway outside Buckingham Palace in London against Bahrain's "torture service" official Sheikh Khalifa Bin Ali al-Khalifa's presence for the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa vows with "deep regret" not to attend Friday's wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in the UK due to his preoccupation with a popular uprising among his own people against his father's long-running rule.