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Passengers scramble to get onto dwindling international flights out of South Africa as concerns over the Omicron variant cause countries across the world to ban traveling from the region where it was detected.
Gunshots rang out on Black Friday inside a packed Washington state mall, injuring one person as hundreds of other shoppers hid inside stores
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
Questioned about the prospect for this year’s festivities, Boris Johnson said he is “confident” this Christmas “will be considerably better than last Christmas.”
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.
Letters:Don Macdonald points to the cuts in youth services and Tom Challenor wonders if 007 is fit for the job
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.
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
After a nearby camp was broken up by police, people with nowhere to go are camping on a disused railway line
Teenager’s family have been ‘devastated’ by death, police say
Arsenal fans took great delight in taunting Newcastle United's travelling Toon Army supporters on Saturday that their club may be rich but the team are not very good, albeit not as politely. The message for Newcastle's new manager Eddie Howe was stark though as he watched his side lose 2-0 to remain rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table. Only once have a team who failed to win any of their first 13 matches in the Premier League survived.
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While Americans mark Thanksgiving, Republicans panned over Harris attack. Criticism of vice-president over French cookware purchase backfires as people point out Donald Trump’s presidential largesse
An Australian journalist whose "million dollar" interview with Adele was canned because he did not listen to her new Album 30 has apologised on air. Matt Doran, of Channel 7 News, flew to London ahead of the singer's first release in six years to speak to her. It is reported the agreement for the interview and rights to other related content cost the channel a million Australian dollars - around £530,000.
Customers are facing a third night trapped in the UK's highest pub due to heavy snowfall during Storm Arwen. Around 60 pub-goers became stranded at the Tan Hill Inn in the Yorkshire Dales after going to watch an Oasis tribute band on Friday night. Nicola Townsend, the pub's manager, told Sky News that around 50 guests will be staying for a third night due to the high levels of snow as well as fallen power lines blocking the roads after the storm.
"The clock is ticking, which heightens the need for close cooperation with our partners and friends to thwart Tehran's ambitions," the UK's Liz Truss and her Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid wrote in the Telegraph newspaper on Sunday. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said earlier in the day that his country was "very worried" that world powers will remove sanctions on Iran in exchange for insufficient caps on its nuclear programme, as negotiators convene in Vienna on Monday in a last-ditch effort to salvage a nuclear deal.
Susanna Reid was the victim of a knife crime 25 years ago, when a man tried to mug her and slashed through her clothes and bag with his weapon.
A mummy estimated to be around 800 years old has been discovered on Peru's central coast. The mummified remains were said to be of a person from the culture that developed between the coast and mountains of the country, before the rise of the Inca Empire in the 1400s. Archaeologist Pieter Van Dalen Luna, who worked on the excavation, added the remains are of a person who lived in the high Andean region of the country.
President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday assailed EU observers of Venezuelan local elections and denied their assertion that last week's voting was marred by irregularities.
There are growing fears a newly discovered COVID-19 variant, said to be potentially more dangerous than the one causing waves of infection around the world, could impact Christmas. It comes as the World Health Organization branded the newly named Omicron variant, also called B.1.1.529, a "variant of concern", putting it in the same category as the Delta variant which has spread quickly throughout the world. The rapid spread of Delta is current responsible for sending some countries in Europe back into lockdown.