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Former Sen Bob Dole, the longtime Republican politician who ran for president and vice president amid decades of service in DC, died on Sunday. A statement from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, the organisation founded by his wife, stated that Mr Dole had died “peacefully” in his sleep. Mr Dole drew distinction among members of the GOP establishment by being the only living former GOP presidential candidate to endorse former President Donald Trump for both his 2016 and 2020 bids for the White House.
OR-93 traveled further south than any wolf had in a hundred years. Even after death, he continues to inspire
As few as one in five excess deaths in parts of England can be attributed to Covid, official figures show.
Jamie Dornan's TV comeback The Tourist release date confirmed by BBC as New Year's Day 2022.
Congresswoman also says she is ‘confident’ Nancy Pelosi will take ‘decisive action’ against Lauren Boebert, a pro-Trump rightwinger
Omicron Covid cases soared to 246 after a further 86 Covid variant cases were identified in the UK, according to the latest figures available. The UK Health Security Agency said18 of the cases are in Scotland which takes the total up to 48. It comes hours after Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab declared everyone will be able enjoy Christmas this year compared to last year while strict restrictions were in place.
The College Football Playoff is set and it is historic: Cincinnati will play Alabama in the Cotton Bowl and Michigan will face Georgia in the Orange Bowl on New Year’s Eve
Want to see the same sunrise twice? Get yourself a drone and off you go! In this footage shot on December 5 in Cleveland Heights in the US, the drone first captures the sunrise while flying high above the city. It then descends fast so that the sun drops below the horizon again. And then - it rises a second time to kick off a great Sunday morning.
Cream-cheesed off: bagel-loving New Yorkers face supply chain nightmare. Shop owners tell New York Times of worries over dwindling supplies of the popular breakfast comestible
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: review launched into six-year-old’s murder. Government review to seek answers regarding circumstances that led to Arthur’s death
Javid announces pre-departure tests for travellers to England
The Scottish Government said the restrictions are proportionate and necessary to protect public health.
Scotland Yard is "considering" complaints from two Labour MPs about Christmas parties held in Downing Street last year that allegedly broke coronavirus regulations. The Metropolitan Police said that while it does not routinely look into "retrospective breaches of the COVID-19 regulations", it would "consider the correspondence received". Backbenchers Neil Coyle and Barry Gardiner have asked officers to investigate two gatherings held in Number 10 at a time when such events were banned.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -CNN fired news anchor Chris Cuomo, the network announced on Saturday, after "additional information" came to light during an investigation into his efforts to help his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, deal with allegations of sexual misconduct. Cuomo, who hosted CNN's most-watched prime-time news show, had been suspended on Tuesday. Andrew Cuomo, 63, was forced to step down as governor in August after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
Sajid Javid announces pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to England
A French dare devil crossed between Babilonia Hill and Urca Hill in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday on a bridge of webbing - known as a slackline. Nathan Paulin's stunt took place at an altitude of 80m (264ft) and covered a total distance of 500m (0.3 miles).
Many people wore hoodies with Ava’s face on and others had her name written on their faces.
SUMBERWULUH, Indonesia (Reuters) -The eruption of Semeru volcano has killed at least 14 people and injured dozens on Java island, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Sunday, as rescue teams searched for victims under layers of ash, sometimes digging with their bare hands. Semeru, the tallest mountain on Java, threw up towers of ash and hot clouds on Saturday that blanketed nearby villages in East Java province and sent people fleeing in panic. The eruption destroyed buildings and severed a strategic bridge connecting two areas in the nearby district of Lumajang with the city of Malang, authorities said.
The Justice Secretary said strong measures were already in place.
Dense fog was limiting visibility across areas of the Central Valley in northern California on the morning of Saturday, December 4, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Sacramento warned.This video from Twitter user @EquitableMaps shows conditions along Highway 99 near Sacramento.The NWS urged drivers to use low-beam headlights, to slow down, and to delay travel until the fog lifts. Credit: @EquitableMaps via Storyful