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Domestic abuse and sexual offences should be treated as seriously as knife crime and homicide, the government has said.
PARIS (Reuters) -The United Arab Emirates and France will sign major contracts when President Emmanuel Macron visits Dubai on Dec. 3 , a senior Emirati official said on Tuesday, as the two close allies look to deepen economic and political ties. "I don't want to spoil the Christmas present with the president," Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to the UAE president, told reporters when asked whether Abu Dhabi would purchase French Dassault Rafale fighter jets.
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Iraqi voters went to the polls more than seven weeks ago, but they are still waiting for the final results as tensions simmer in the war-scarred country.
In tonight's edition: Thousands take part in massive protests in Sudan's capital Khartoum. Dozens are arrested as anger mounts against the country's military. Meanwhile in Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says his army is making significant gains as he calls on Tigrayan rebels to surrender. Finally, African fashion pays tribute to world-renowned designer Virgil Abloh, who died this weekend aged 41 after a battle with cancer. The son of Ghanaian immigrants was the first Black man to become the lead designer of major French fashion house.
The singer and actor was honoured at Windsor Castle for his long career in showbusiness and charity work.
A further eight cases of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant have been identified in England, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has reported.
Graduates exploited by employers using pandemic not to pay
The defender had just returned from a night out in August when he was approached by three men.
The red list has been resurrected with 10 countries in southern Africa added since Friday.
Arsenal star Gabriel fought off a baseball bat-wielding thug who attempted to steal his car. Gabriel Magalhaes, known as Gabriel, had just returned to his home in Barnet, north London, when he was approached by three men as he got out of his car on August 20.
A passenger train has hit and killed two wild elephants in northeastern India
‘We are considering charges against both parents and we will be making a decision swiftly,’ prosecutor says
Teams of TfL enforcement officers were out in force across London on Tuesday and swooped on commuters without face masks on public transport. As the renewed requirement to wear face coverings kicked in officers stopped those flouting the rules and warned them they would face fines next time. Officers shouted “face coverings are mandatory on the network” as commuters passed through.
Donald Trump has accused the Duchess of Sussex of "using" Prince Harry and being "disrespectful" to the Queen in a wide-ranging interview. Speaking to Nigel Farage in Florida, the former US president said he hasn't been a fan of the Duchess of Sussex since "day one". In response to comments from Mr Farage about Meghan using Duchess of Sussex headed writing paper to lobby members of Congress, Mr Trump said: "She is trying do things that I think are very inappropriate."
A 15-year-old gunman who killed four fellow pupils in a school shooting in Michigan had reportedly posted a countdown on social media and written "Now I become death - destroyer of worlds" the day before the attack.
LONDON (Reuters) -The economic impact from COVID-19 has faded since the start of the pandemic but still remains strong, Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Wednesday, when asked how to assess news of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. Financial markets have pared back their expectations of a Bank of England rate rise on Dec. 16 since information emerged about the new variant last week, and now see a two thirds chance of a rate rise, down from three quarters before. The probability of a BoE move was barely 50% on Tuesday before U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell cast doubt on the transitory nature of inflation pressures and suggested the Fed might need to slow its bond purchases faster than planned.