Daredevil cyclist rides on bridge arch in French town
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Daredevil cyclist rides on bridge arch in French town
Teams of TfL enforcement officers were out in force across London on Tuesday and swooped on commuters without face masks on public transport. As the renewed requirement to wear face coverings kicked in officers stopped those flouting the rules and warned them they would face fines next time. Officers shouted “face coverings are mandatory on the network” as commuters passed through.
Dutch military police said on Sunday they had arrested a married couple who left a hotel where they were in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19, and were attempting to flee the country. Amsterdam newspaper Het Parool reported that the couple, a Spanish man and Portuguese woman, were trying to fly to Spain. Dozens of passengers who tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving on two flights from South Africa on Friday are being kept in quarantine at a hotel near Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.
Thomas Schreiber, of Gillingham, Dorset, is on trial at Winchester Crown Court accused of the murder of Sir Richard Sutton.
Rod Barton says changes that give parliament power to disallow pandemic orders make it ‘a much better and fairer bill’
‘I have never seen anything like it ... piles of dead pups in the water, just bodies floating,’ ranger says
Pupils and staff at a primary school in Essex are being tested for Covid-19 after a “link” was established with a known case of the Omicron variant. One class at Larchwood Primary School based in Pilgrims Hatch has been moved to remote learning. The school and Essex County Council said in a joint statement: “We appreciate that this is an unsettling time for parents, pupils and the school community but we take the time to remind everyone that this is a precautionary measure.”
It was not the first time Angela Rayner had been overshadowed by internal party wrangling.
The World Health Organization has called for a new international accord on tackling pandemics, following the emergence of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus.During a special session of the World Health Assembly on November 29, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the new variant “underlines just how perilous and precarious our situation is.”“Omicron demonstrates just why the world needs a new accord on pandemics,” he said. “Our current system disincentivizes countries from alerting others to threats that will inevitably land on their shores,” he said.Tedros called on richer nations to commit to vaccine equity in order to bring an end to the pandemic. “More than 80 percent of the world’s vaccines have gone to G20 countries. Low income countries, most of them in Africa, have received just 0.6 percent of all vaccines,” he said. “The longer vaccine inequity persists, the more opportunity this virus has to spread and evolve in ways we cannot predict.”Tedros also said South Africa and Botswana “should be thanked for detecting and sequencing and reporting this variant, not penalized,” and said it was not yet known whether the variant is associated with more transmissions, severe disease, or vaccine resistance. Credit: World Health Organization via Storyful
Malala Yousafzai has celebrated her graduation from Oxford University at a restaurant in central London. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 24, marked finishing her philosophy, politics and economics degree on Monday with a meal at the Indian restaurant Colonel Saab in Holborn. The education activist was joined by her husband Asser Malik, also 24 - whom she married at a ceremony in Birmingham earlier this month, and close friends.
Thomas Schreiber seethed with resentment over how he felt couple treated him, jury hears
Winner will be announced ahead of the 2022 ceremony
Conservative MP and former Attorney General Sir Geoffrey Cox has spoken for the first time since it emerged he had a second job advising the British Virgin Islands government. Asked if he had damaged trust in politicians, Sir Geoffrey said, "I can't see why… all I've been doing is pursuing an honourable profession". .
"The clock is ticking, which heightens the need for close cooperation with our partners and friends to thwart Tehran's ambitions," the UK's Liz Truss and her Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid wrote in the Telegraph newspaper on Sunday. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said earlier in the day that his country was "very worried" that world powers will remove sanctions on Iran in exchange for insufficient caps on its nuclear programme, as negotiators convene in Vienna on Monday in a last-ditch effort to salvage a nuclear deal.
Andersson was voted in by Sweden’s parliament as prime minister last week, but resigned seven hours later after the defeat of her budget and the departure of a junior coalition party.View on euronews
First minister calls policy ‘the most ambitious anti-poverty measure anywhere in the UK’
PARIS (Reuters) -France is prepared to talk to Britain about migration if it is ready for serious discussions, interior minister Gerald Darmanin said on Monday, as he urged the UK to "limit" its economic attractiveness to migrants. Darmanin also told a news conference that Prime Minister Jean Castex will write to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday to detail French demands. Amid a growing rift, France cancelled an invitation to British Interior Minister Priti Patel to attend a meeting on Sunday with European counterparts to discuss the situation.
World Health Organisation says the overall global risk of the Omicron variant is ‘very high’
Singapore and Malaysia eased coronavirus travel restrictions on one of the world's busiest land borders Monday after nearly two years, allowing some vaccinated people to cross without quarantine.
UK 12- to 15-year-olds to be offered second dose of Pfizer vaccine
The Prince of Wales will highlight the shared goals and enduring bonds between Barbados and the UK during a ceremony marking the Caribbean country’s transition to a republic. Charles will also tell the nation it is “important” for him to attend the event, being staged in the capital Bridgetown, to “reaffirm those things which do not change” as the major constitutional shift takes place. The heir to the throne will deliver his address just after midnight, local time, as Barbados begins a new chapter in its history on November 30 – the 55th anniversary of independence from Britain – after its first president Dame Sandra Mason is sworn in.