Union leaders have rejected revised offers to end industrial action on the railways - and announced more strikes over Christmas. RMT members at Network Rail are being urged by union bosses to reject new pay proposals and proceed with walkouts on 13-14 and 16-17 December. The RMT has also announced further strike action from 6pm on Christmas Eve to 6am to 27 December.
Air alerts blared across Ukraine and officials urged civilians to take shelter from a wave of deadly Russian missile strikes that caused major power outages. The strikes followed what the Kremlin said were Ukrainian drone attacks on two air bases deep inside Russian territory. Follow our liveblog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+1). 10:30pm: Ukrainian air defence systems shot down nine out of 10 missiles directed at Kyiv region, say officials"It was a d
A car crashed into a lamp post on the busty shopping street in Brighton outside of the HobGoblin Public house yesterday (December 4). The collision occurred 100 metres from this year’s Brighton Christmas Market, around 4 pm just as shops nearby were closing. The AA traffic news said “Partially blocked and slow traffic due to crash, a car involved on A23 London Road both ways near A270 (The Hobgoblin Pub). A car has hit a lamp post.”