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Former Sen Bob Dole, the longtime Republican politician who ran for president and vice president amid decades of service in DC, died on Sunday. A statement from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, the organisation founded by his wife, stated that Mr Dole had died “peacefully” in his sleep. Mr Dole drew distinction among members of the GOP establishment by being the only living former GOP presidential candidate to endorse former President Donald Trump for both his 2016 and 2020 bids for the White House.
An image shared across Facebook and Twitter appears to show Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo manning a seafood stand at a wet market. The image -- shared after Robredo launched her presidential bid for 2022 -- prompted accusations from some social media users that she staged the stunt in order to "court votes". But the image has been digitally altered; Robredo's head has been inserted on the body of a Filipino seafood stallholder originally pictured by a Philippine broadcaster in 2019."My
SUMBERWULUH, Indonesia (Reuters) -The eruption of Semeru volcano has killed at least 14 people and injured dozens on Java island, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Sunday, as rescue teams searched for victims under layers of ash, sometimes digging with their bare hands. Semeru, the tallest mountain on Java, threw up towers of ash and hot clouds on Saturday that blanketed nearby villages in East Java province and sent people fleeing in panic. The eruption destroyed buildings and severed a strategic bridge connecting two areas in the nearby district of Lumajang with the city of Malang, authorities said.
A rising motocross star was among three skiers killed in avalanche in central Austria, authorities said. The KTM team said 19-year-old Rene Hofer, a junior motocross world and European champion, was among the dead. The entire KTM family is deeply saddened by the terrible news that MX2 factory racer Rene Hofer, along with two of his friends, has passed away following a skiing incident in Austria.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -CNN fired news anchor Chris Cuomo, the network announced on Saturday, after "additional information" came to light during an investigation into his efforts to help his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, deal with allegations of sexual misconduct. Cuomo, who hosted CNN's most-watched prime-time news show, had been suspended on Tuesday. Andrew Cuomo, 63, was forced to step down as governor in August after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
Cream-cheesed off: bagel-loving New Yorkers face supply chain nightmare. Shop owners tell New York Times of worries over dwindling supplies of the popular breakfast comestible
The illicit drugs market in the UK has been estimated to be worth £9.4 billion a year.
Former Brexit secretary David Davis says Priti Patel’s controversial plans could foster a situation similar to notorious US detention camp
Japan's Princess Aiko appears after reporting her coming of age to Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Aiko, Emperor Naruhito's only child, turned 20 on December 1 2021.
NGOs and aid groups have raised concerns about the new camps, arguing that people's movements should not be restricted
Ilhan Omar says Republican Party 'condones' Islamophobia
Omicron Covid cases soared to 246 after a further 86 Covid variant cases were identified in the UK, according to the latest figures available. The UK Health Security Agency said18 of the cases are in Scotland which takes the total up to 48. It comes hours after Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab declared everyone will be able enjoy Christmas this year compared to last year while strict restrictions were in place.
The pope spent two days in Cyprus ahead of his trip to Greece
From foxy to gleamy: winter weather words you’ll never hear in forecasts. Precise language used by meteorologists misses out on some of the more vivid wintry terms
Ministers said they were responding to new data showing the spread of the new Omicron variant.
As few as one in five excess deaths in parts of England can be attributed to Covid, official figures show.
Ava White: Hundreds of mourners release balloons in emotional vigil for Liverpool schoolgirl, 12, stabbed to death
Network says new ‘additional information’ has come to light about primetime anchor was suspended on Tuesday
Javid announces pre-departure tests for travellers to England
Sajid Javid announces pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to England