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Admiral Sir Tony Radakin listed Russia, China, Iran, North Korea and instability in the Balkans as sources of concern.
From rocking horses to playsets and puzzles, Santa might just outdo himself this year
Google said Wednesday its most popular search terms in 2021 include "Squid Game," Alec Baldwin and the cryptocurrency Dogecoin.
No 10 Christmas party: a look into the government’s festive scandal
More than four in five local areas (84%) have recorded a week-on-week rise in rates.
The world’s first plant-based Covid vaccine has shown strong protection against the virus in clinical trials and has been sent to regulators for authorisation across the world, its creators have announced. Medicago, based in Quebec City, on Tuesday confirmed that its two-dose vaccine was 71 per cent effective against the disease in a late-stage study and that no serious safety issues were detected. The company said its vaccine was effective against the Delta variant but results did not include the Omicron variant, which was not circulating at the time of the study period.
University of East Anglia Professor Alastair Grant has projected the reproduction rate of the new variant based on UKHSA figures.
Researchers have indicated a change in drinking habits since the pandemic may explain the yearly rise in deaths.
Results of first laboratory experiments on new variant ‘better than I expected’, scientist says
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.
French rescue workers dug out the body of a man but also pulled a toddler and the child's mother alive from the rubble of a three-story apartment building that collapsed Tuesday in a suspected gas explosion on southern France's Mediterranean coast. View on euronews
The surprise attack 80 years ago today led to the deaths of 2,403 Americans, with 1,178 wounded - and saw the US formally enter the Second World War.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said the PM has lost the trust of the British people after allegations of a Christmas party at No 10 last year.
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
Light snow fell on Columbus, Ohio, on the morning of December 8, as another day of cold temperatures encouraged lake-effect snow showers, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.Video taken by Cosmo Kostic shows the scene in Columbus on Wednesday morning. “What a nice winter sight!” Kostic wrote on Twitter.The NWS said there would be little snow accumulation in the area, though wind chills in the teens were possible. Credit: Cosmo Kostic via Storyful
Kim Petras has opened up about being seen as a “joke” in her home country of Germany, and dismissed by the US music industry.
Joshua is expected to face Usyk in a rematch next spring while Fury has been ordered to face Dillian Whyte
The broadcaster was honoured for services to broadcasting, journalism and charity.
BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany's Chancellor-in-waiting Olaf Scholz expressed concern on Tuesday about Russian troop movements on the Ukrainian border and said any attempts to cross the frontier would be unacceptable. "It is very, very important that no one rolls through the history books to draw new borders," Scholz said at a news conference after signing a three-party coalition agreement. U.S. President Joe Biden is to tell President Vladimir Putin later that Russia faces tough economic sanctions if it invades Ukraine, U.S. officials have said, as thousands of Russian troops mass near the Ukrainian border.
Daunte Wright is survived by a two-year-old son