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German authorities say they have received a request from Britain to approve the extradition of a suspected Russian spy who worked at the U.K.‘s Embassy in Berlin
A vigil has been held in Oxford, Michigan, for victims of a high school shooting. Ethan Crumbley, 15, is accused of using his father's gun to shoot classmates in Oxford. Four people were killed and seven injured in the shooting on Tuesday. Crumbley's parents have since been caught, several hours after a prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges against them. Speech snippet from Kelly Westbrook, Executive Director, Oxford Downtown Development Authority/High school cheer team coach.
It comes after European countries put restrictions on flights from southern Africa following the detection of the Omicron variant. View on euronews
A Sri Lankan factory manager in Pakistan was on Friday beaten to death and set ablaze by a mob, police confirmed, in an incident local media reported was linked to alleged blasphemy.
President Joe Biden says that the United States' employment recovery is 'very strong,' despite disappointing November job creation data.
Jean Castex wrote to Boris Johnson to again reject one of the key proposals put forward by the UK Prime Minister.
From the outside, the semi-detached house in Solihull where six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes lived was like any other in lockdown. The garden was overgrown, bathed in heatwave, and in the window there was a hand-painted rainbow.
Death threats, gerrymandering and voter suppression are being normalised by America’s right to keep Trumpism alive, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland
Verdi’s vibrant masterpiece Rigoletto is currently being staged at the Liceu in Barcelona. Musica caught up with French tenor Benjamin Bernheim. View on euronews
The Council of Europe said Friday it will launch disciplinary action against Turkey for refusing to free prominent activist and philanthropist Osman Kavala, triggering a procedure used only once before in the organisation's history.
The costumes are more weird and wonderful than ever before and include Traffic Cone, Firework and Bagpipes.
Rio has cancelled its traditional New Year's Eve celebrations as the Omicron COVID variant spreads around the world. Announcing the move on Twitter, the mayor of the Brazilian city Eduardo Paes said the decision was taken "with sadness", but that organisers "respect the science". "We're going to cancel the official New Year's Eve celebration in Rio in this way."
France has turned down a British proposal to mount a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to fight clandestine migration, calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to provide a legal pathway for migrants seeking asylum in Britain. Prime Minister Jean Castex wrote to his British counterpart Boris Johnson late Wednesday setting out France's suggestions to stop migrants crossing the dangerous shipping route in small boats.While acknowledging that "every country must face up to its respo
Vigil held for victims of Michigan school shooting
A biotech spun out of King’s College London has raised $80 million (£56 million) to fund clinical trials of “revolutionary” gene therapies with the potential to cure dementia. AviadoBio’s goal is a one-shot treatment that stops cells in the brain and spinal cord from shrinking (neurodegeneration), which can cause the conditions frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and motor neuron disease (MND). Once the technology has been proven, co-founder Professor Christopher Shaw believes tackling more complex illnesses such as Alzheimer’s - which is caused by multiple gene mutations - will be more closely within reach.
‘Wicked’ Stepmother And ‘Pitiless’ Father Jailed For Killing Six-year-old Arthur
Day four of Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial took place in New York City on Thursday, December 2, with Maxwell facing charges of conspiring with Jeffery Epstein to facilitate the grooming and sexual abuse of minors.The fourth day of the trial focused on the grooming of victims – the center of the sex-trafficking charges against Maxwell – the New York Times reported. Variations of the word “grooming” appeared nine times in her federal indictment, according to the New York Times.On Thursday, expert witness Dr Lisa Rocchio told jurors that “childhood sexual abuse is a process” that begins with the selection of the victim and escalates through trust-building and desensitization.Prosecutors have accused Maxwell of initiating the grooming process by introducing young girls to Epstein, posing as a mentor figure, and allegedly giving the girls explicit sexual advice.Videos taken outside the Southern District of New York Courthouse show Teresa Helm, an alleged victim of Maxwell and Epstein, and lawyers arriving to the trial on Thursday morning. Credit: Addy Adds via Storyful
Heekyoung Jin has won a £3.5 million property in an Omaze fundraiser for Great Ormond’s Street Hospital – where her son had lifesaving surgery.
Anyone who was with Douglas Forbes on December 2 is urged to contact police.
The decision has been welcomed by environmental groups.