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From rocking horses to playsets and puzzles, Santa might just outdo himself this year
The bustling, cosmopolitan business hub of Hong Kong may be losing its shine among foreign companies and expatriates with its stringent anti-pandemic rules requiring up to 21 days of quarantine for new arrivals
Police said one person was arrested early on December 8 after setting fire to a Christmas tree in front of the Fox News building on Sixth Avenue in New York.Video shows crews disassembling the scorched tree on Wednesday morning. The fire was reported after midnight.The NYPD said investigators couldn’t confirm whether an incendiary device was used to start the fire. Credit: Angelina Fay via Storyful
No 10 Christmas party: a look into the government’s festive scandal
Results of first laboratory experiments on new variant ‘better than I expected’, scientist says
University of East Anglia Professor Alastair Grant has projected the reproduction rate of the new variant based on UKHSA figures.
A 32-year-old man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries when he was attacked outside a Tesco in the capital.
Mass tourism had brought the archipelago, immortalised by the Leonardo Dicaprio movie ‘The Beach’, to the brink of ecological catastrophe. Now Thailand hopes to make Phi Phi the standard-bearer for a new, more sustainable model of tourism as the country reopens to visitors after the long Covid-19 shutdown.
An increase in cycle lanes during the coronavirus pandemic contributed to London becoming the world’s most congested city, according to new analysis. Traffic information supplier Inrix told the PA news agency that segregated spaces for cycling were one of the reasons drivers in the capital will lose an average of 148 hours stuck in jams across the whole of 2021.
Do you know the world's highest paid football players of 2021?
A survey found nearly two-thirds of people think the UK should be one of the most ambitious countries when it comes to tackling climate change.
Kim Petras has opened up about being seen as a “joke” in her home country of Germany, and dismissed by the US music industry.
China has vowed the United States will have to “pay a price” after the US declared it would diplomatically boycott the Winter Olympics over human rights abuses. The White House announced on Monday government officials would boycott the event because of human rights “atrocities”. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters in Beijing on Tuesday the country would take “resolute countermeasures”.
Graham Norton has introduced a new red wine to his range, HE-DEVIL.
Teenager surprised conservative show hosts with law school ambitions
Around 6.4 million people in the UK are yet to have their first vaccine
‘Lockdown loneliness’ linked to higher anxiety among 20 to 24-year-olds.
PARIS (Reuters) -France on Tuesday registered a surge in COVID-19 hospitalisations as a rise in new infections in mid-November led to an increase in patient numbers. The health ministry reported that the number of COVID-19 patients in French hospitals rose by 618 to 12,714, the second-highest net one-day increase this year behind the net increase of 732 on April 6, when the patient tally was above 30,600. Due to one of Europe's highest vaccination rates, a rise in new cases now has less impact on hospital numbers than in the spring.
UK races to deliver booster jabs before Omicron takes hold. NHS halves wait for third jab for over-40s from six to three months in ‘boost to booster programme’
Hilarious video from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport shows the bizarre moment a bag rolled across the tarmac for almost a minute on a windy November day.