Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
Nine people have been killed, including seven children, after a shooting at a school in Russia. Another 21 people were injured in the attack in Kazan, police said. A 19-year-old has been arrested.
Breaking News: At least seven students and one teacher were killed in a rare school shooting in Russia, officials said. The police detained a teenage suspect.https://t.co/0v3NG0w4wz— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 11, 2021
The violence in Israel and Palestine has continued through the night after weeks of disorder. More than 300 rockets designed to kill civilians have been launched into Israel from Gaza, while Israel has attacked 150 targets in Gaza.
Israel's Iron Dome shoots down rockets from Gaza.— Sky News (@SkyNews) May 11, 2021
The latest moves come amid soaring tensions in Jerusalem and days of clashes at an important mosque in the holy city.
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Media corporations and celebrities are rounding on the Golden Globes after claiming it has a lack of diversity. NBC, WarnerMedia, Netflix, Amazon and Tom Cruise are among the firms and magnates to attack the awards.
An ancient skeleton found at Herculaneum in the 1980s probably belonged to a senior officer in the rescue mission dispatched after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, archaeologists have said. "Skeleton No. 26" is believed to be what's left of a man aged between 40 and 45 who was thrown to the ground by the eruption.
Hundreds of ancient Romans fleeing the eruption of Vesuvius in AD79 were minutes away from being rescued, an expert has claimed https://t.co/9zP1idlqBu— The Times (@thetimes) May 10, 2021
China's population is growing at its slowest level in decades, government data suggest. The country's Communist Party announced the results from a once-in-a-decade census today.
Census data show China has its slowest population growth in decades. In April we explained why low birth rates put more pressure on the Communist Party to abandon all its birth-control policies https://t.co/UUkc1gaipa— The Economist (@TheEconomist) May 11, 2021