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Thomas Tuchel is convinced Romelu Lukaku will still be a game-changing signing for Chelsea – despite the European champions thriving in his absence. Chelsea have powered on in the Premier League and Europe despite their club record £97.5million striker being side-lined with an ankle injury for the past month. An unbeaten run in all competitions has included thumping wins against Norwich and Juventus – but Tuchel is adamant the return of Lukaku cannot come soon enough.
Morrison caps off a wild week in parliament with a unifying bout of troll-busting. With the government divided over voter ID, integrity and religious discrimination legislation, the PM announced a bill everyone could get behind
The London Assembly has warned there is “serious concern” over the potential closure of Rotherhithe Tunnel and Vauxhall Bridge due to Transport for London’s current financial dilemma. Both the tunnel and bridge are in need of “urgent” repairs but TfL has warned they could face closure if funding is not secured to carry out the work. Earlier this month, the London Assembly transport committee published a report detailing the “bleak” outlook for London’s bridges and tunnels and stressed the need for the Government to work with TfL and London boroughs to oversee the maintenance of the capital’s river crossings.
Two teenage brothers were shot dead, while 40-year mother, sisters and 13-year-old brother were injured
A council in Australia appears set to effectively ban cats from being outdoors unless they are on a lead. Planned changes to laws in Freemantle, Western Australia, would see felines prohibited from all council owned areas, including roads, verges and bushlands. Members of the council voted to approve proposals tabled by Councillor Adin Lang, on the basis it would protect wildlife and remove the risk of cats being hit by cars.
The creator of the musical Sweeney Todd died on Friday morning at his home in Connecticut, according to the New York Times.
What do we know about the new ‘worst ever’ Covid variant?. UK places South Africa on red travel list over B.1.1.529 variant picked up by scientists in country
Bag yourself some Black Friday beauty
Health Secretary Sajid Javid has expressed his concerns over the emergence of a new Covid variant. Speaking in the House of Commons, the minister said: "We are concerned that this new variant may pose substantial risk to public health.".
The famous faces will return to isolation.
The B.1.1.529 variant, named Omicron, was first noticed by UK scientists earlier this week.
A drug cocktail could help fight the new variant after results show it is four times better at keeping people out of intensive care than the current treatment.
Paddy McGuinness has a frank chat about autism and parenting with Paul Scholes in his new documentary.
The famous faces will return to isolation.
France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the interests of the people who live there, government minister Sebastien Lecornu has said, following days of sometimes violent protests. Guadeloupe and the nearby French island of Martinique have seen several days of protests against Covid-19 measures that have spilled over into violence.Lecornu, the minister for France's overseas territories, said in a YouTube video issued late on Friday that cer
At least two people have been killed as Storm Arwen brought gusts of almost 100mph, causing widespread disruption across the UK.
Gunshots rang out on Black Friday inside a packed Washington state mall, injuring one person as hundreds of other shoppers hid inside stores
"I am gutted."
The contestants on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! ITV said the storm caused "significant damage" to the show's production base in Wales - meaning there will be no new episodes this weekend. Strict COVID rules mean the contestants - including Louise Minchin, Naughty Boy and Arlene Phillips - will remain in quarantine until filming can resume.
Questioned about the prospect for this year’s festivities, Boris Johnson said he is “confident” this Christmas “will be considerably better than last Christmas.”