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The family of elephants had fun pulling, shaking off and eating the Christmas decorations.
A passenger train has hit and killed two wild elephants in northeastern India
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.
George Freeman cancels in-person bash despite health secretary urging Britons not to change their plans
The party has been accused of sending mixed messages after three MPs voted in the House of Commons against new restrictions in England.
LONDON (Reuters) -The economic impact from COVID-19 has faded since the start of the pandemic but still remains strong, Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Wednesday, when asked how to assess news of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. Financial markets have pared back their expectations of a Bank of England rate rise on Dec. 16 since information emerged about the new variant last week, and now see a two thirds chance of a rate rise, down from three quarters before. The probability of a BoE move was barely 50% on Tuesday before U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell cast doubt on the transitory nature of inflation pressures and suggested the Fed might need to slow its bond purchases faster than planned.
‘Multiple complaints of sexual misconduct’ have been made against American coach Rana Reider
Creator Álex Pina and others on the appeal of the Spanish series, which comes to an end on Friday
Concerns and reassurance over Christmas feature among the stories on Thursday’s front pages.
Arsenal star Gabriel fought off a baseball bat-wielding thug who attempted to steal his car. Gabriel Magalhaes, known as Gabriel, had just returned to his home in Barnet, north London, when he was approached by three men as he got out of his car on August 20.
Christmas parties this year should not see “much snogging under the mistletoe”, a Cabinet minister has said, as Boris Johnson faced questions over a Downing Street event that reportedly took place during last year’s lockdown.
Warming seas are harming albatross couples’ resilience, leading to higher rates of separation in the seabirds.
South Africa’s new cases of COVID-19 have nearly doubled in just one day
Social media reacts as Sajid Javid reveals it is a “family tradition” to kiss his wife under the mistletoe.
The news was given by his brother Warren Mekjian
Ten people, aged between 21 and 58, were arrested after 250 officers carried out warrants at 16 addresses on Wednesday. The arrests came after a three month long proactive investigation identified violent gang activity operating a supply of class A drugs in the West Drayton area. Officers searched addresses in west London where they seized class A drugs, suspected Heroin and Crack Cocaine, a stun gun and a number of stolen tools.
Domestic abuse and sexual offences should be treated as seriously as knife crime and homicide, the government has said.
As reports of Christmas party cancellations mount due to Covid concerns, Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour are not planning to cancel their celebrations but will "look at them event by event". He added the public needs "clarity" from the government on coronavirus guidelines this Christmas and said he would "like to see the government actually obeying the rules this year which they didn't do last year".
Model kicked out of mall for topless 'no nut november' stunt
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.