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Grievously wounded during World War II, the Kansas lawmaker became a leading advocate for disability rights legislation
Sudanese rally in the capital Khartoum against their military-dominated government. Demonstrators march through various districts of the capital, many carrying national flags or chanting slogans such as, "No to military rule" and, "The army might betray you, but the street will never betray you".
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 rising motocross star was among three skiers killed in avalanche in central Austria, authorities said. The KTM team said 19-year-old Rene Hofer, a junior motocross world and European champion, was among the dead. The entire KTM family is deeply saddened by the terrible news that MX2 factory racer Rene Hofer, along with two of his friends, has passed away following a skiing incident in Austria.
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
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.
Several houses were burned in a fire in a residential area of Tokyo’s Koto-ku ward early in the morning on Monday, December 6, according to local news reports.Local media citing the Metropolitan Police Department reported a man, who appeared to be a resident, claimed that he had “ignited his house”.This footage filmed by Twitter user @mitsu616 shows smoke rising from nearby flames. Credit: @mitsu616 via Storyful
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: review launched into six-year-old’s murder. Government review to seek answers regarding circumstances that led to Arthur’s death
A dust cloud blew across Denver, Colorado, on December 5, as a cold front moved into the area.The footage, taken from a livestream on YouTube by Boesen Law, shows the dust moving over the city.The National Weather Service said there would be gusty winds and dry conditions on the day. Credit: Boesen Law via Storyful
Report find women are less likely to be in paid work, work eight fewer hours and paid 19% less an hour on average than men
Want to see the same sunrise twice? Get yourself a drone and off you go! In this footage shot on December 5 in Cleveland Heights in the US, the drone first captures the sunrise while flying high above the city. It then descends fast so that the sun drops below the horizon again. And then - it rises a second time to kick off a great Sunday morning.
The Girls Aloud star wants a role in the sitcom.
No Rome: It’s All Smiles review – a hyperpop headache . (Dirty Hit)This exhausting mix of shoegaze R&B makes Guendoline Rome Viray Gomez’s debut too tricksy to be enjoyable
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.
The mother of two sisters murdered in Wembley has said the officers who took photos of their bodies are "more sorry they got caught" after they were jailed for two years and nine months. PC Deniz Jaffer and PC Jamie Lewis had previously admitted sharing images of the bodies of Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, and were found guilty of gross misconduct at a tribunal last month. Judge Mark Lucraft sentenced the pair on Monday to two years and nine months each at the Old Bailey for misconduct in a public office.
The zoo is currently investigating how the virus spread to its hippos
The next pandemic could be more deadly than COVID-19, according to one of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
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.
Taking on a project house is a scary prospect. But for these first-time buyers, it led to them owning their first home.
It came after another clash between the two of them though, with Hamilton going into the back of Verstappen as Red Bull told their man to slow down and give the place back. Hamilton and Mercedes felt Verstappen caused the issue with his reckless driving, and the Brit was unimpressed with what he saw. “I really had to try and keep my cool out there, which was really difficult to do,” Hamilton said.