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No 10 Christmas party: a look into the government’s festive scandal
The WHO said people should be more careful this Chritsmas when increasing their number of contacts.
Police said one person was arrested early on December 8 after setting fire to a Christmas tree in front of the Fox News building on Sixth Avenue in New York.Video shows crews disassembling the scorched tree on Wednesday morning. The fire was reported after midnight.The NYPD said investigators couldn’t confirm whether an incendiary device was used to start the fire. Credit: Angelina Fay via Storyful
The Countess of Wessex has warned that the world is failing to protect children from "truly horrific abuse" online, as the Covid-19 lockdown made them “ever-more reliant” on virtual communication.
Merrick Garland finally made his Supreme Court debut on Tuesday
Mass tourism had brought the archipelago, immortalised by the Leonardo Dicaprio movie ‘The Beach’, to the brink of ecological catastrophe. Now Thailand hopes to make Phi Phi the standard-bearer for a new, more sustainable model of tourism as the country reopens to visitors after the long Covid-19 shutdown.
From rocking horses to playsets and puzzles, Santa might just outdo himself this year
The entire city will be lit up at night as public buildings, town squares, parks, and even lakes become canvases for works of art for four magical evenings.View on euronews
US President Joe Biden will warn Vladimir Putin of severe economic consequences should Russia go ahead with an invasion of Ukraine, a senior official said on Monday. Mr Biden and Mr Putin are to hold a video call on Tuesday as the US attempts to deter Russia from launching military action against Ukraine after Moscow deployed tens of thousands of troops to the country’s border. Mr Biden is said to have spoken to the UK, France and Germany ahead of the call, to discuss their “shared concern about the Russian military build-up on Ukraine’s borders and Russia’s increasingly harsh rhetoric” and support for deescalating tensions in the region.
Google said Wednesday its most popular search terms in 2021 include "Squid Game," Alec Baldwin and the cryptocurrency Dogecoin.
A football match in Michoacán, Mexico, erupted into violence after officials suspended the game over homophobic fan chants.
A recently revealed identification card shows that the German-born father of Chilean presidential candidate José Antonio Kast belonged to Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party
Travel bans not the answer to Omicron variant, WHO says. Flight restrictions won’t stop spread of variant, Europe official says, as archbishop denounces ‘travel apartheid’
Boris Johnson is expected to face questions over whether he has told the truth about an alleged lockdown-busting Christmas party in No 10 after leaked footage showed his aides joking about a festive gathering.
After 16 years at the top of German politics, what now for Angela Merkel?. While Merkel has said she has no particular plans, doing nothing doesn’t seem a realistic prospect for the outgoing chancellor
Video has emerged of the prime minister’s former spokesperson laughing and joking with government officials about that Christmas party Johnson still swears never happened. Meanwhile, a letter about dogs in Afghanistan has also proven something so contemptible it’s almost surreal
More than 100,000 British 18-year-olds were accepted onto courses at the most competitive universities and colleges this autumn.
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Kim Petras has opened up about being seen as a “joke” in her home country of Germany, and dismissed by the US music industry.
The United Kingdom saw a record rise in the number of deaths caused by alcohol misuse last year, which public health officials said was linked to the wider social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some 8,974 people died of alcohol-specific causes in 2020, 18.6% more than in 2019 and the largest increase since records began in 2001, Britain's Office for National Statistics said. Previous data from health authorities in England had shown a 21% rise in deaths from alcoholic liver disease last year, when COVID-19 lockdowns closed pubs but led to many heavy drinkers consuming more alcohol at home.