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Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says the tight-knit town in Michigan has been rocked by a ‘huge spike in threats’ in the aftermath of Tuesday’s massacre at Oxford High School
Forecasters predict more ‘unsettled’ weather, while engineers work to reconnect around 4,700 properties to power supplies following Storm Arwen.
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
A "lethal cocktail" of police officer and social worker shortages, along with the COVID-19 pandemic, "allowed neglect to happen," the former West Midlands police and crime commissioner has said about the death of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes. The six-year-old boy from Solihull, West Midlands, was abused, neglected and killed by his father, Thomas Hughes, and his stepmother, Emma Tustin.
NGOs and aid groups have raised concerns about the new camps, arguing that people's movements should not be restricted
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 Longannet power station chimney, is due to come down later this week.
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.
New advice issued on Monday stated that children in third class and above should not be excluded from lessons ‘in the first instance’.
Far-right French presidential candidate put in headlock by protester at rally. Éric Zemmour formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday, highlighting his anti-migrant and anti-Islam views
Grievously wounded during World War II, the Kansas lawmaker became a leading advocate for disability rights legislation
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: review launched into six-year-old’s murder. Government review to seek answers regarding circumstances that led to Arthur’s death
The Labour leader urged people who have not taken up the offer to ‘think again’ and get vaccinated.
Omicron Covid cases soared to 246 after a further 86 Covid variant cases were identified in the UK, according to the latest figures available. The UK Health Security Agency said18 of the cases are in Scotland which takes the total up to 48. It comes hours after Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab declared everyone will be able enjoy Christmas this year compared to last year while strict restrictions were in place.
A promising young motocross star is among three people who have been killed in an avalanche in central Austria, authorities have said. Nineteen-year-old Rene Hofer was part of a group of 11 skiers, eight of whom were hit by a roughly 200-metre (655-foot) wide slab of snow during a ski tour on Saturday in the Tweng area, in Salzburg province in Austria. Three members of the group were buried by the avalanche and another two were partly buried but able to free themselves, regional police said in a statement.
"Dominic Raab seemingly thinks he’s the justice secretary in Minority Report."
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 French dare devil crossed between Babilonia Hill and Urca Hill in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday on a bridge of webbing - known as a slackline. Nathan Paulin's stunt took place at an altitude of 80m (264ft) and covered a total distance of 500m (0.3 miles).
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.
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