55-year-old Malaysian woman handed death penalty
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55-year-old Malaysian woman handed death penalty
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.
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.
Cairngorm mountaineer rescue team drag climber to safety after avalanche on Scottish highlands
The 78-year-old choreographer holds the record as the eldest 'I'm A Celebrity' contestant, and revealed it was her first ever experience of camping.
Ministers said they were responding to new data showing the spread of the new Omicron variant.
A classical jazz event has been held at the Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa’s historic wine region, on Saturday 4 December. It happened despite South Africa bearing the brunt of rising Covid-19 numbers, driven in part by the Omicron variant. South African authorities are on high alert at start of the festive season. Romy, a bass guitarist with the jazz group, Bokani Dyer Trio, said coronavirus restrictions in South Africa had forced artists to be innovative in their performances. America Peguillan, organiser of the Jazz and Classical Encounters event, says it was challenging to organise the event amid rising Covid numbers.
Scotland has recorded 14 Covid-linked deaths in 24 hours and one new Omicron case, taking the total to 30.
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Both stars struggled with the tricker aspects of the Salsa as they performed during Saturday's quarter final.
Belgian police used tear gas and water cannon on protesters in Brussels to disperse crowds demonstrating against new coronavirus restrictions. Most of the protesters marched peacefully, with some carrying signs criticising COVID-19 vaccinations and against making jabs mandatory. The main crowd had mostly dispersed by the time around 100 protesters clashed with a barricade of police wearing riot gear protecting access to the European Commission.
Jamie Dornan's TV comeback The Tourist release date confirmed by BBC as New Year's Day 2022.
The second major storm of the winter - named Barra by the Irish Met Office - is set to batter the UK on Tuesday. Weather warnings have been issued for wind and snow as thousands of homes are still without power nine days after Storm Arwen. Forecasters say the further bad weather may hinder efforts to reconnect properties.
Caitriona Balfe chats Belfast & Jamie Dornan's singing! .
Gisele Bundchen went from supermodel to superhero after saving a sea turtle tangled in a fishing net. Bundchen, 41, posted a video of the rescue to her Instagram on Saturday. "When I came closer I saw this beautiful turtle turned upside down with a look of hopelessness and exhaustion in her eyes, her body knotted and entangled in a fishing net," Bundchen wrote.
A British teenager who survived a crocodile attack in Zambia has said she had "fully accepted" she would lose a foot. Amelie Osborn-Smith, from Andover, Hampshire, had been with friends on a gap-year holiday and was white-water rafting on the Zambezi River near the famous Victoria Falls when the incident happened.
Might it bring a Michelin star back to Glasgow? Jay Rayner isn’t sure he cares
The Labour leader urged people who have not taken up the offer to ‘think again’ and get vaccinated.
Jude Bellingham criticises 'match fixing' referee after Bayern beat Dortmund
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.
The illicit drugs market in the UK has been estimated to be worth £9.4 billion a year.