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A condolence ceremony is held for Iraqi Kurdish migrant Maryam Nuri Hama Amin, who drowned in the English Channel trying to reach her fiance in Britain. At least 27 migrants died when their inflatable boat sank off the French port of Calais.
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A band of heavy snowfall passed over Norwalk, Ohio, on November 27, prompting the weather service to issue a warning about possible slippery roads.This video, posted to Twitter by Great Lakes Storm Chasing, shows snow falling in a residential area. Credit: Great Lakes Storm Chasing via Storyful
Morrison caps off a wild week in parliament with a unifying bout of troll-busting. With the government divided over voter ID, integrity and religious discrimination legislation, the PM announced a bill everyone could get behind
Civil servants have been banned from inviting “woke” speakers who criticise Boris Johnson’s policies to address internal events in Whitehall, a leaked memo reveals.
Paddy McGuinness has a frank chat about autism and parenting with Paul Scholes in his new documentary.
Light snowfall coated portions of northern New Jersey on Sunday, November 28, as flurries moved eastwards across the tri-state area.The National Weather Service (NWS) reported that the region’s “first flakes of the season” arrived during Sunday’s early hours, and later said the light snow would move eastward by Sunday afternoon.This video taken by Twitter user @mskitty127, who said it was taken in Newton, New Jersey, shows snowfall. Credit: @mskitty127 via Storyful
Health Secretary Sajid Javid says he "won't hesitate to take further action" after the UK Health Security Agency detected cases of a new coronavirus variant in Brentwood and Nottingham. The UK Health Security Agency confirmed the cases, which are both believed to be connected and linked to travel to southern Africa, after genomic sequencing overnight.
The European Union needs to buy time to assess fully the implications of the new Omicron coronavirus variant and to prepare, notably by pushing for greater vaccination rates, the president of the European Commission said on Sunday. Ursula Von der Leyen, speaking during a visit to Latvia, said she took the variant seriously. "We know that we are in a race against time.... And the scientists and manufacturers need two to three weeks to have a full picture about the quality of the mutations of this Omicron variant," she told a news conference.
Gunshots rang out on Black Friday inside a packed Washington state mall, injuring one person as hundreds of other shoppers hid inside stores
World nations gather Monday to thrash out whether to pursue a pandemic treaty setting out how to handle the next crisis -- which experts fear is only a matter of time.
Thousands of homes across Devon and Cornwall are currently without power as Storm Arwen batters the region. Western Power Distribution reports that there are multiple incidents due to fierce winds and heavy downpours.
The famous faces will return to isolation.
Their table manners were shocking, but the guests of honour at a special banquet in the Thai town of Lopburi on Sunday loved monkeying around. Lopburi has been laying on an annual feast of fruit for its population of macaques since the late 1980s, part religious tradition and part tourist attraction.
Bangladesh doctors treating ailing opposition leader and ex-premier Khaleda Zia said Sunday they feared for her life if she was not allowed to fly abroad for medical care.
‘We all deserve respect and an equal place in this world,’ wrote the Queen guitarist
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday, destroying buildings including a church tower, injuring at least 10 people and sending shock waves across the region.
The local councillor has flagged the offensive post to the Parliamentary Standards Commission.
The contestants on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! ITV said the storm caused "significant damage" to the show's production base in Wales - meaning there will be no new episodes this weekend. Strict COVID rules mean the contestants - including Louise Minchin, Naughty Boy and Arlene Phillips - will remain in quarantine until filming can resume.
So the new variant has a name, but we've no idea about its reputation.