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LONDON (Reuters) -Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders, who voted for an interest rate hike last month, said on Friday he wanted more information about the impact of the new Omicron coronavirus variant before deciding how to vote this month. Saunders said Omicron might slow Britain's economy but it could also add to inflation pressures if it led to people spending more money on goods, when supply chains are already strained, than on going out or on other services. "At present, given the new Omicron COVID variant has only been detected quite recently, there could be particular advantages in waiting to see more evidence on its possible effects on public health outcomes and hence on the economy," Saunders said in a speech.
Day four of Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial took place in New York City on Thursday, December 2, with Maxwell facing charges of conspiring with Jeffery Epstein to facilitate the grooming and sexual abuse of minors.The fourth day of the trial focused on the grooming of victims – the center of the sex-trafficking charges against Maxwell – the New York Times reported. Variations of the word “grooming” appeared nine times in her federal indictment, according to the New York Times.On Thursday, expert witness Dr Lisa Rocchio told jurors that “childhood sexual abuse is a process” that begins with the selection of the victim and escalates through trust-building and desensitization.Prosecutors have accused Maxwell of initiating the grooming process by introducing young girls to Epstein, posing as a mentor figure, and allegedly giving the girls explicit sexual advice.Videos taken outside the Southern District of New York Courthouse show Teresa Helm, an alleged victim of Maxwell and Epstein, and lawyers arriving to the trial on Thursday morning. Credit: Addy Adds via Storyful
Fatigue was the most common symptom affecting people with the condition, followed by shortness of breath.
Despite last year’s success, 19-year-old Chris Mills said ‘there’s always more stuff to learn’.
Witnesses reported seeing parts of Parliament Street, just around the corner from the Houses of Parliament and close to Downing Street, being closed off to vehicles and “a lot of blue lights arriving”. Whitehall and other street were briefly closed off in the past hour while officers assessed an item in the vicinity of Parliament Square that was found to be non-suspicious.
One person hijacked a wheelchair in an attempt to get into Wembley Stadium on July 11.
Shadow Business Secretary Jonathan Reynolds says "if there is one thing" known about Boris Johnson, it is that he "doesn't believe" rules apply to him. He concedes that expanding the booster campaign "is the right thing to do" but thinks the government needs to back the Test and Trace system to stop disruption to people's lives.
Cardi B basically said what we were all thinking when she clapped back at yet another debate about gender roles for young children.
The Kremlin said on Thursday that the probability of a new conflict in eastern Ukraine remained high and that Moscow was concerned by "aggressive" rhetoric from Kyiv and an increase in what it called provocative actions. Moscow denies planning an invasion and accuses Ukraine of building up its own forces in the east of the country.
Fire service vehicles in Oaklyn, New Jersey, were covered in bright lights for a “Parade of Lights” on December 2.This footage, livestreamed by the Oaklyn Fire Department, shows the vehicles, covered in Christmas lights and ornaments, lined up and departing for the parade. Credit: Oaklyn Fire Department via Storyful
Part inspired by his own life, actor Aml Ameen says his directorial debut "Boxing Day" is different from other festive films: it is the first British Christmas rom-com led by a majority Black cast. As well as directing and co-writing the movie, Ameen plays Los Angeles-based British author Melvin, who returns to his London home for Christmas to introduce his American fiancee Lisa to his British-Caribbean family. The film provides plenty of laughs as well as typically festive London scenes.
Plans to mine Ecuador forest violate rights of nature, court rules. Landmark ruling says mining permits issued in Los Cedros protected area breach Ecuador’s constitution
The Scottish government said on Friday it expected cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant to rise significantly in upcoming days as there was now community transmission of the strain. "The number of Omicron cases now being reported in Scotland is rising, and cases are no longer all linked to a single event, but to several different sources including a Steps concert," said Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after the number of cases of the variant in Scotland increased to 29.
An armed man surrendered to police after an hours-long standoff outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on December 2.Footage released by the police department shows the man walking backwards toward officers with his hands up.Speaking at a press conference on Thursday afternoon, law enforcement officials said the man demanded that papers be handed over to the UN. These included medical papers and other documents, “nothing that told a story,” NYPD First Deputy Commissioner Benjamin Tucker said.The man gave himself up after these were delivered to the UN, police said. Credit: NYPD via Storyful
Creator Álex Pina and others on the appeal of the Spanish series, which comes to an end on Friday
Shell has scrapped its plans to develop the Cambo North Sea oilfield, throwing the future of the controversial project firmly opposed by climate activists into doubt. The oil giant said it had concluded the economic case for investment in the project off the Shetland Isles is “not strong enough” and also cited the potential for delays. What is the Cambo oilfield?
A 69-year-old man drifted in rough waters off Japan for nearly a day clinging to the bottom of his capsized boat until he was rescued by the coast guard.View on euronews
The Communities Secretary said the deal was ‘deeply disappointing’.
The exhibition is open until January 17 at the Musée de l'Homme in Paris.View on euronews