Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
A Swedish scientist has been awarded a Nobel Prize for cracking the genetic code of Neanderthals. Svante Paabo also discovered a previously unknown relative of modern humans, the Denisovans.
BREAKING: Nobel Prize for medicine awarded to Sweden's Svante Pääbo for work on for his discoveries on human evolution. https://t.co/MHusq8n28R— The Associated Press (@AP) October 3, 2022
There have been reports of violence at a university in Iran as the country continues to experience unrest. A large number of students at Sharif University of Technology were said to have been trapped in a parkade surrounded by police.
Iran protests: riot police clash with students at Sharif university https://t.co/vdipJOkdGu— The Guardian (@guardian) October 3, 2022
Soccer fans "died in the arms" of players during a tragic crush at a game in Indonesia, the coach of one of the teams involved has said. At least 125 people died in the disaster at Kanjuruhan stadium.
Photographs have been discovered showing The Beatles performing in Liverpool early in their careers. The snaps show the Fab 3 (Ringo was yet to join the band) playing in the Cavern Club in 1961.
Rare photographs of The Beatles playing at Liverpool’s Cavern Club uncovered https://t.co/VFLw4dSqva— ITV News (@itvnews) October 3, 2022
Shares have plunged in the bank Credit Suisse as concerns mount over its viability. The Swiss giant's financial health has been questioned in recent days.
In happier news, scientists have discovered more prehistoric footprints and tracks from the age of the "Irish Sea Serengeti." The evidence, along a part of the coast in northwestern England, shows how the area was dramatically transformed over a period of about 9,000 years.
Ancient footprints reveal 'Irish Sea Serengeti' https://t.co/KQSQCwbWVJ— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) October 3, 2022