Thousands march in Taiwan streets against US pork imports

Thousands of people have marched in Taipei's streets demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports into Taiwan, alleging food safety issues
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Boy, 7, thrown from Tate Modern balcony makes progress in recovery, family says
A seven-year-old boy who suffered life-changing injuries when he was hurled from the Tate Modern viewing platform has started to walk with the help of a cane.
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Missing man, 62, is found alive clinging to his capsized boat 86 miles off the coast of Florida
Stuart Bee, 62, set off in his 32ft boat for the open water off Florida on Friday. When he didn't return by nightfall his family raised the alarm knowing he would never usually stay out on the ocean overnight
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Alcohol can be served 24/7 via room service in tier system loop hole
From the end of this week people in Tier 2 will only be able to enjoy a drink in a pub or restaurant if they also order a substantial meal, which could be as meagre as a scotch egg
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The Undoing finale leaves UK viewers with mixed feelings after it is revealed who killed Elena Alves
Viewers have been waiting with bated breath to discover who killed Elena Alves, and The Undoing's season finale, which aired on Monday, finally revealed the truth.
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‘Is he just coming to bring Covid’: Democrat Georgia candidate launches blistering attack on Trump state visit
Jon Ossoff says ‘disgraced’ president’s trip will ‘intensify’ Democrats enthusiasm
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Wisconsin, Arizona certify Biden wins in presidential vote
Two battleground states, Wisconsin and Arizona, certified their presidential election tallies Monday in favor of Joe Biden, even as President Donald Trump’s legal team continues to dispute the results
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Restaurants, bars and cinemas may turn customers without Covid jab away
Restaurants, bars and cinemas may turn customers away if they have not had a Covid jab, the new minister for the mass vaccine roll-out suggested tonight.
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Amazon deforestation surges to 12-year high under Bolsonaro
An area seven times larger than Greater London has been lost in what one activist called a ‘humiliating and shameful’ destructionA vast expanse of Amazon rainforest seven times larger than Greater London was destroyed over the last year as deforestation surged to a 12-year high under Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro.Figures released by the Brazilian space institute, Inpe, on Monday showed at least 11,088 sq km of rainforest was razed between August 2019 and July this year – the highest figure since 2008. Continue reading...
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Why you need to deep clean your kettle now: Mum shares her simple one-ingredient cleaner
An Australian mother-of-two has revealed how to deep clean your kitchen kettle and eliminate the unsightly stains using only one natural ingredient. Mama Mila, from Melbourne, shared how.
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His Dark Materials season 2 episode 4 recap: Will is burdened with a new responsibility as terror of Spectres is revealed
Action and terror in equal measure.
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Alejandro Mayorkas isn’t the fix-all pick Biden thinks he is
New administration’s Homeland Security rebranding will need more than representation to shake off Obama-era ghosts
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FA accuses Kick It Out’s Troy Townsend of ‘serious inaccuracies’ in Anton Ferdinand’s racism documentary
Townsend told Ferdinand he felt that, because Kick It Out receives its funding from the game's governing bodies, they are put in an awkward position when criticising the authorities
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West Ham match-winner Jarrod Bowen can ease Michail Antonio burden as Said Benrahma makes his mark
West Ham had to ride their luck at times on Monday evening, but after a couple of seasons during which it did not feel like they had the rub of the green too often, few will be complaining.
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Footballer receives death threats after protesting Maradona tribute over abuse claims
The World Cup hero died on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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Labour plans new powers to block corporate takeovers on climate change grounds
A Labour government would give itself new powers to block corporate takeovers that undermine the fight against climate change, under plans unveiled on Tuesday.
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UK cutting carbon from power grid ‘almost twice as fast as any other major economy’
Rapid decarbonisation of the power supply in the past decade driven by shift away from coal and six-fold increase in renewables
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I’m A Celebrity 2020: Shane Richie under fire from fans as he mocks Russell Watson after trial
Viewers were left divided.
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Ivanka Trump ‘Not Wanted’ posters appear across New York City
Frontier-style placards appear weeks before president leaves White House
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GAO says weekly unemployment benefits report flawed
A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in the government’s data collection
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Man, 40s, crushed to death beneath granite slabs in kitchen workshop
The man died at the scene after the huge slabs of rock fell on top of him.
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Labour calls for exam changes to make them ‘truly fair to all pupils’ amid Covid disruption
'Government's failure to get a grip on pandemic has meant thousands of pupils off school,' shadow education minister says
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I'm A Celeb's Vernon Kay and Ruthie Henshall 'had spat that was cut from show'
I'm A Celebrity stars Vernon Kay and Ruthie Henshall are said to have briefly come to blows during a trial, before the spat was cut from the final show
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The care homes Christmas lottery
A cruel postcode lottery means heartbroken relatives face bans on seeing loved ones in care homes over Christmas.
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Don’t expect another Covid stimulus check by Christmas
Most Americans received a $1,200 direct payment in the spring, and lawmakers are intent on eventually re-upping that programme
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NHS workforce ‘could not cope’ with third wave
MPs warned the NHS faces a unique set of pressures as lockdown ends and winter nears
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Chef David Chang is first celebrity to win Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Momofuku restaurant group founder will donate winnings to restaurant workers affected by pandemicChef David Chang has become the first celebrity to win the US edition of the quizshow Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? – and he has donated the million-dollar top prize to restaurant workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.For his final question, Chang was asked to name the first US president to have electricity in the White House. In a clip from the episode Chang says: “This is terrifying.” Continue reading...
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Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki ‘splits’ from Alaina Meyer one year after son’s birth
They'll continue to co-parent their son.
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John Gilbert Getty was found dead in 'Indian style sitting pose' on hotel bed in front of his laptop
John Gilbert Getty, the 52-year-old heir to a vast oil fortune, passed away at the upscale Hotel Emma in San Antonio, Texas on November 20. He was found in an 'Indian style sitting pose.'
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West Ham boss David Moyes frustrated with VAR delays after crucial Ollie Watkins decision ‘took forever’
West Ham boss David Moyes believes it was the correct decision to rule out Aston Villa’s late equaliser at London Stadium, though was frustrated that it took so long for a call to be made.
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Dad who died in Turkish airport fall was suffering from 'mental health episode'
Andrew Westlake, 29, jumped to his death while in a state of "despair" following the breakdown of his relationship and him being without accommodation for days, an inquest heard
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Beverley Callard warns on-screen Corrie son she'll slap him after vegan remarks
Coronation Street star Beverley sparked controversy after she was given vegan alternatives during the I'm A Celebrity eating trial, which saw her co-stars chomp down on testicles and penis
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Pc Andrew Harper’s widow vows to keep fighting to increase killers’ sentences
Lissie Harper is awaiting the result of a bid by the Attorney General to increase the sentences of her husband's killers.
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Barnier claims PM has agreed to keep Britain tied to European human rights rules after Brexit 
The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier told MEPs that Boris Johnson had given in to EU demand so Britain can retain access to shared intelligence on criminals and law enforcement programmes.
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Prison officer hospitalised in 'boiling water and sugar' napalm attack
A prison officer was rushed to hospital from Forest Bank in Salford, Greater Manchester with burns after he was doused with hot water and sugar. An investigation is ongoing.
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Barring non-vaccinated Brits from restaurants and pubs 'infringes on liberty'
Minister for vaccines Nadhim Zahawi said the jabs would not be compulsory, but suggested people who refuse to get one could be barred from restaurants, pubs and cinemas
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Girl, 17, finally adopted after 10 years in care and 24 different foster homes
Akyra Holstein says she finally feels secure following so many years in the care system after she was taken in by her 28-year-old mum Katie in Kentucky
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‘This Covid s**t is no joke’: Comedian dies after documenting his experience with coronavirus
‘If you think that Covid is a joke, if you think this won’t be you...then trust me; it hits everybody differently’, 38-year-old Joe Luna said before succumbing to the illness
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Post-Brexit farming revolution ‘cannot afford to fail’, says National Farmers’ Union president
We’re joined by Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers' Union
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ALEX BRUMMER: When it comes to the economic impact of the tier levels, No10 is flying blind
ALEX BRUMMER: Yesterday's 'impact statement' was designed to persuade dissenting Tory MPs it was right to place almost the whole country under tough Tier 2 and Tier 3 measures.
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The budget health gadgets that can save you up to £1,400 
Whether you are choosing a blood pressure monitor or bathroom scales, JUDITH KEELING talks to experts about which bargain buys to go for that will do the job without breaking the bank.
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Powell says pace of economic improvement has moderated
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the pace of improvement in the economy has moderated in recent months with future prospects remaining “extraordinarily uncertain.”
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Catching HIV early saves up to £250,000 per patient in long-term costs, says AIDS campaigner David Furnish
David Furnish spoke to Victoria Macdonald about why they set up the AIDS testing pilot study.
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Harry Kane and Son Heung-min hailed as ‘best in the world’ by former Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe
The duo have 16 goals in the Premier League this season
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Nurse tells lockdown-breaching Laurence Fox she held patient's hand as they died
Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care nurse Joanna Louise told Laurence Fox she hoped he'd enjoyed his meal as she watched a person die alone without family and friends
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Manchester United must improve home form after good run on the road, says Bruno Fernandes
One home league win all season is far from good enough for a team with aspirations to compete at the top
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Federal holidays 2021: How many are there and when will they be?
Federal holidays are often celebrated with paid time off 
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Aids testing pilot backed by Elton John Aids Foundation hailed a success
While the pandemic continues to rage, tens of millions of people across the world are still living with HIV. 
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From pop singer's mum to pal of Donald Trump... meet housewife stars of new Jersey reality TV show
One is the mother of a pop singer best known for failing to impress the judges on the The X Factor. Another has rubbed shoulders with Donald Trump.
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