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Former England and Yorkshire fast bowler Darren Gough has been appointed as the managing director of cricket for Yorkshire CCC on an interim basis. Gough, who captained the county, will remain in the role until the end of the 2022 season after the club's entire coaching staff left in the wake of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal. "Like many, I have followed how the club handled the recent racism allegations with sadness and anger," Gough, who retired in 2008, said.
Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says the tight-knit town in Michigan has been rocked by a ‘huge spike in threats’ in the aftermath of Tuesday’s massacre at Oxford High School
Ministers said they were responding to new data showing the spread of the new Omicron variant.
The Government has announced a major review into the circumstances which led to the murder of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes. It aims to determine what improvements are needed by the agencies that came into contact with Arthur in the months before he was murdered by stepmother Emma Tustin at their home in Solihull.
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
Health concerns, asylum seekers and the Duke of Cambridge are covered in Sunday’s national papers.
For a second year running the commemoration for the Battle of Austerlitz in the Czech Republic has been affected by COVID-19 restrictions. Only a small group of hard-core history fans were allowed to participate. View on euronews
The Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare faced a no-confidence motion after protests against his government turned violent last week
Sajid Javid announces pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to England
Omicron Covid cases soared to 246 after a further 86 Covid variant cases were identified in the UK, according to the latest figures available. The UK Health Security Agency said18 of the cases are in Scotland which takes the total up to 48. It comes hours after Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab declared everyone will be able enjoy Christmas this year compared to last year while strict restrictions were in place.
Suspects in the murder of a gay member of the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate will be in the dock at one of the biggest Mafia trials in Italy’s history.
Banksy has offered to raise millions of pounds to boost a bid to transform a prison which once held Oscar Wilde into an arts centre. Campaigners hope the move will prevent the Grade-II listed HMP Reading from being sold to housing developers. The anonymous street artist hopes to transform the Berkshire prison into a "refuge for art" with a possible £10m from the sale of a stencil used for the artwork he painted on the side of the prison in March.
The former Premier League footballer denied shoving Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel after a match when he was Fleetwood Town boss in 2019.
Putin's visit to New Delhi comes amid escalating tensions between Russia and Western nations over Ukraine.View on euronews
Grievously wounded during World War II, the Kansas lawmaker became a leading advocate for disability rights legislation
Belgian police used tear gas and water cannon on protesters in Brussels to disperse crowds demonstrating against new coronavirus restrictions. Most of the protesters marched peacefully, with some carrying signs criticising COVID-19 vaccinations and against making jabs mandatory. The main crowd had mostly dispersed by the time around 100 protesters clashed with a barricade of police wearing riot gear protecting access to the European Commission.
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A wild leopard caused chaos when it strayed into a classroom in India's Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The big cat attacked a 15-year-old student before wildlife officials were able to remove it using a tranquilizer dart.
An image shared across Facebook and Twitter appears to show Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo manning a seafood stand at a wet market. The image -- shared after Robredo launched her presidential bid for 2022 -- prompted accusations from some social media users that she staged the stunt in order to "court votes". But the image has been digitally altered; Robredo's head has been inserted on the body of a Filipino seafood stallholder originally pictured by a Philippine broadcaster in 2019."My
Ilhan Omar says Republican Party 'condones' Islamophobia