Australian 'megaspider' revealed
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Australian 'megaspider' revealed
Grievously wounded during World War II, the Kansas lawmaker became a leading advocate for disability rights legislation
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Sudanese rally in the capital Khartoum against their military-dominated government. Demonstrators march through various districts of the capital, many carrying national flags or chanting slogans such as, "No to military rule" and, "The army might betray you, but the street will never betray you".
A woman in Campbell River, British Columbia, says a family of black bears has been making regularly visits to the yard outside her home which have been captured on her home-security cameras.Kym-Dean Hansen told CTV that a a mother and her two cubs, dubbed Yogi and Booboo by Hansen’s grandson, live in the forest near her home and began visiting her property in the fall.Speaking to Storyful, Hansen said the bears had visited “almost every night.” This video, which Hansen says was recorded on December 1, shows the two cubs perusing her yard and engaging in some light tussling.According to CTV, Hansen said the bears “just saunter around and have a look and see if I’ve left anything out, which I make sure I do not.” She told the Canadian broadcaster that the mother bear had recently stolen an entire empty garbage can from outside her home, forcing her to “go traipsing through the forest to find it.” Credit: Kym-Dean Hansen via Storyful
Several houses were burned in a fire in a residential area of Tokyo’s Koto-ku ward early in the morning on Monday, December 6, according to local news reports.Local media citing the Metropolitan Police Department reported a man, who appeared to be a resident, claimed that he had “ignited his house”.This footage filmed by Twitter user @mitsu616 shows smoke rising from nearby flames. Credit: @mitsu616 via Storyful
A dust cloud blew across Denver, Colorado, on December 5, as a cold front moved into the area.The footage, taken from a livestream on YouTube by Boesen Law, shows the dust moving over the city.The National Weather Service said there would be gusty winds and dry conditions on the day. Credit: Boesen Law via Storyful
Report find women are less likely to be in paid work, work eight fewer hours and paid 19% less an hour on average than men
A Foreign Office whistleblower told MPs ‘British soldiers were put at risk’ to evacuate animals from Paul ‘Pen’ Farthing’s Nowzad shelter.
The mother of two sisters murdered in Wembley has said the officers who took photos of their bodies are "more sorry they got caught" after they were jailed for two years and nine months. PC Deniz Jaffer and PC Jamie Lewis had previously admitted sharing images of the bodies of Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, and were found guilty of gross misconduct at a tribunal last month. Judge Mark Lucraft sentenced the pair on Monday to two years and nine months each at the Old Bailey for misconduct in a public office.
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It came after another clash between the two of them though, with Hamilton going into the back of Verstappen as Red Bull told their man to slow down and give the place back. Hamilton and Mercedes felt Verstappen caused the issue with his reckless driving, and the Brit was unimpressed with what he saw. “I really had to try and keep my cool out there, which was really difficult to do,” Hamilton said.
The most closely watched appointment was that of health minister, as Germany struggles to bring down its highest coronavirus infection rates of the pandemic so far. View on euronews
PARIS (Reuters) -France will close nightclubs ahead of Christmas and tighten social distancing measures in response to the emergent Omicron variant of the coronavirus but there is no need for new lockdowns or curfews, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Monday. Castex said a fifth wave of the pandemic was now surging through the country. Health Minister Olivier Veran said the combination of vaccination booster shots and more rigorous social distancing would allow France to avoid renewed lockdowns currently being imposed in several European countries.
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The Labour leader urged people who have not taken up the offer to ‘think again’ and get vaccinated.
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.
Fugitive Peter Foster arrested in Victoria six months after failing to appear in court. Queensland police issued a fresh warrant for Foster’s arrest over alleged fraud after he failed to attend a Sydney court hearing in May