Grocery inflation eased for the first time in 21 months in November, according to data, but the cost of a traditional Christmas dinner will still be around 9% up on 2021. Kantar Worldpanel said its main grocery inflation figures offered a hint of hope ahead as the annual rate softened to 14.6% last month from a record 14.7% in October. The cost of producing and transporting goods has also risen sharply because of record energy and fuel prices.
A man playing golf in Novato, California, was probably expecting a different kind of birdie when he spotted a turkey hunting a snake near one of the greens.Footage recorded by Ramzy Hattar last May shows the turkey repeatedly pecking at the snake, and remaining undeterred as the snake snaps back as it attempts to escape.Hattar told Storyful that he was visiting his family in Novato and decided to play a round at Marin Country Club, where he had the strange wildlife encounter.He said that the bird ended up killing the snake, but that its victory was short lived, as a hawk “swooped down and stole the snake from the turkey.” Credit: Ramzy Hattar via Storyful
Bukayo Saka says he has sent a message to his England teammate Raheem Sterling and says he hopes his family are okay, after intruders broke into the player's family home. The Chelsea winger has since flown back from the Qatar World Cup to be with his family and England manager Gareth Southgate is unsure whether he will return for the quarter-final match against France on Saturday, .