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A ball planned for the first Black mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, has been canceled amid concerns its circus theme was inappropriate in the once-segregated city
Concerns and reassurance over Christmas feature among the stories on Thursday’s front pages.
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
Sir Keir Starmer has got strong players in the right positions while Boris Johnson is busy losing his dressing room. Perhaps the Conservative Party always intended it to be that way. If so, all the more reason why everyone in Labour needs to be aware of that trap and avoid falling into it, as we have recently done.
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were joined by Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff for the White House’s menorah lighting ceremony, marking the fourth night of Hanukkah on November 1.Emhoff, who is Jewish, led the lighting, and was joined by Chuck Schumer, the New York Senator and first Jewish Majority Leader.“This is a White House tradition, but for the first time in history it is a family tradition,” said Biden, referring to Emhoff. Credit: White House via Storyful
TfL has warned the next round of Night Tube strikes will affect services on the Victoria and Central lines from 7pm on both Friday and Saturday, with the possibility of “severe disruption”. The strike action – over the rosters used to staff the Night Tube – are due to continue on the two lines for each weekend until December 18, when a 24-hour walkout is planned on five lines. Almost 30,000 passengers used the Night Tube when it resumed for the first time in 20 months last weekend.
The by-election follows the death of former Cabinet minister James Brokenshire.
Social media reacts as Sajid Javid reveals it is a “family tradition” to kiss his wife under the mistletoe.
Sir Desmond Swayne said he hoped his constituents would not choose people with such views.
Omicron driving record rate of Covid infection in South African province. Officials say variant’s R number is believed to be above 6, though most cases are mild and no deaths reported
The exhibition is open until January 17 at the Musée de l'Homme in Paris.View on euronews
Shadow Business Secretary Jonathan Reynolds says "if there is one thing" known about Boris Johnson, it is that he "doesn't believe" rules apply to him. He concedes that expanding the booster campaign "is the right thing to do" but thinks the government needs to back the Test and Trace system to stop disruption to people's lives.
A South Dakota judge has sentenced a woman to 10 years in the state prison system for her infant son’s 1981 death that went unsolved for decades
Fatigue was the most common symptom affecting people with the condition, followed by shortness of breath.
Shell pulls out of Cambo oilfield project. Green campaigners welcome oil giant’s decision not to go ahead with controversial project off Shetland
Fire service vehicles in Oaklyn, New Jersey, were covered in bright lights for a “Parade of Lights” on December 2.This footage, livestreamed by the Oaklyn Fire Department, shows the vehicles, covered in Christmas lights and ornaments, lined up and departing for the parade. Credit: Oaklyn Fire Department via Storyful
A former Arizona nurse who impregnated and abused a long-term care patient has been jailed for 10 years for sexual assault. Nathan Sutherland, who worked at a Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix, in the United States, was handed the maximum sentence allowed under the sexual assault charge. The abuse of the woman, who cannot speak and only has the ability to move her limbs, head and neck, was only discovered after she gave birth in December 2018 at the care facility.
"I’m neither a saint nor a criminal," said Kurz. "I’m a human being with strengths and weaknesses."View on euronews
Russia has massed more than 94,000 troops near Ukraine's borders and may be gearing up for a large-scale military offensive at the end of January, Ukraine's defence minister told parliament on Friday, citing intelligence reports. Oleksii Reznikov said Ukraine would not do anything to provoke the situation but was ready to fight back if Russia launched an attack. "Our intelligence analyses all scenarios, including the worst," Reznikov said.
The biological process that leads to lethal blood clots in some people after the AstraZeneca jab has been found, researchers believe.