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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.
Results of first laboratory experiments on new variant ‘better than I expected’, scientist says
Peter Halcrow, Arthur’s maternal grandfather, said warnings had been issued by the little boy’s other grandparents.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer lambasts the government for not acting quickly enough to bring in pre-departure Covid tests, saying "as ever they are behind the curve". He points out he "called upon" the government to do this last week and they delayed "as they always do".
The zoo is currently investigating how the virus spread to its hippos
New coronavirus infections in South Korea exceeded 7,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic as hours-long lines snaked around testing stations in the capital Seoul amid a worsening virus crisis
Remaining contestants will spend almost one more week in the castle
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.
From rocking horses to playsets and puzzles, Santa might just outdo himself this year
The bustling, cosmopolitan business hub of Hong Kong may be losing its shine among foreign companies and expatriates with its stringent anti-pandemic rules requiring up to 21 days of quarantine for new arrivals
Winter showers swept parts of northern Maine overnight into Monday, December 6, as 3-7 inches of snow was expected to accumulate by the morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).NWS meteorologist James Sinko shared this footage of the conditions in Castle Hill, Aroostook County, in the early hours of Monday.Strong winds were expected from Monday afternoon into the night, with scattered power outages also possible, the NWS said. Credit: Meteorologist James Sinko via Storyful
A man dressed as a festive version of the Mandalorian from Star Wars gave a weather and travel update from an icy Billings, Montana, on December 5.Yuri Williams, founder of the charity A Future Super Hero and Friends, said he decided to make the fun report as he’s travelling around the US visiting sick children, special needs children and people with disabilities. He said he’s also visiting animal shelters and homeless communities.“I decided to use the Mandalorian and change it up for the holidays into the Santalorian,” he told Storyful. Credit: Yuri Williams via Storyful
Robert Maxwell from Co Down is raising money for other veterans and the health service.
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
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.
Myanmar's military rulership "pardoned to two years" a four-year jail term it had given earlier in the day to ousted leader Aug San Suu Kyi. The reduction in the sentence came hours after criticism by the EU, the US, and the UN calling the sentencing "politically motivated" and a "blatant violation of human rights".Earlier on Monday, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell had issued a strong worded statement on behalf of the 27 member states, saying that Suu Kyi's sentence "represents another ste
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.
Health officials in Whitehall are becoming increasingly worried by the emerging data on omicron, as NHS bosses warned that a significant rise in cases could add to current healthcare pressures
Woman’s amazing reaction to landing a new job is captured on CCTV
Perrie Edwards shares adorable video of baby Axel dancing to Christmas song