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EXPLAINER: China's claims of coronavirus on frozen foods
China’s has stirred controversy with claims to have detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen foodThe Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Christmas bubbles to 'throw fuel on Covid fire' and cause deaths - SAGE expert
The UK's five-day Christmas bubbles for three households will likely lead to a third wave, lead to more deaths and 'throw fuel on the Covid fire', SAGE's Professor Andrew Hayward has warnedMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Joe Biden: Irish border must remain open after Brexit
Joe Biden has again warned that Brexit must not jeopardise the Northern Ireland peace process, stressing the importance of keeping the Irish border open.London News | London Evening Standard -...
More than 120 whales die in mass stranding on Chatham Islands
Ninety-seven whales died and dozens more had to be euthanised by rescue workersA mass stranding on the far-flung Chatham Islands in the Pacific Ocean has resulted in the deaths of more than 120 whales.Ninety-seven pilot whales and three dolphins have died in the stranding, with 28 pilot whales and three dolphins having to be euthanised, said staff from New Zealand’s Department of Conservation (DoC). Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Games Inbox: Xbox Series X best game, PS5 pros and cons, and Oculus Quest 2 vs. next gen
The Wednesday Inbox names Xbox Game Pass as an essential service for lockdown, as one reader asks about the next gen without broadband.Metro.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz,...
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Fury at Kate Middleton's tennis club over council's £130 road fines
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A London council's tactic to prevent 'outsiders' using its cut-through roads could result in Kate Middleton being fined £130 each time she visits her tennis club.Home | Daily Mail Online
Missing fisherman is found dead in his bunk after 'scallop wars' boat sank
The body of Adam Harper, 26, was recovered from the wreck of the Joanna C fishing boat in Brixham, Devon, on Monday night.Home | Daily Mail Online
Rafael da Silva sends message to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Manchester United beat Istanbul Basaksehir
The Brazilian returned to Old Trafford for the first time since his exit in 2015.Metro.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz,...
What a corking result! British sparkling wine beats champagne in blind taste test
Champagne aficionados may claim the French brands have a certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to flavour and quality. But in blind taste tests, English sparking wine is coming out on top.Home | Daily Mail Online
Grant Shapps admits new Covid cycle lanes have caused traffic jams and hit 999 calls
The Transport Secretary insisted cycle lanes have been 'used brilliantly' in many places but criticised councils causing gridlock with badly designed schemes.Home | Daily Mail Online
Donald Trump blasts former defence secretary at bizarre White House Thanksgiving event
DONALD TRUMP has headed his final presidential turkey pardon ceremony, using the occasion to look back over a tough year and cement his current policies.UK News | World News | Breaking News and...
I'm A Celebrity UK hit by claims the show is FAKE as 'stars film the trials in a separate studio'
According to The Sun , stars are taken to a separate structure away from Gwrych Castle to record the challenges, as bosses were unable to drastically alter the historical site.Home | Daily Mail Online
Australia: Extreme weather stretching 4,500km from Broome to Canberra will see 50C days
The heatwave signals the start of summer, with experts warning the hot conditions could be dangerous as Australians are still acclimatising from a cool spring.Home | Daily Mail Online
Americans join miles-long queues at food banks across the US as thousands face hunger during pandemic
States like California, Texas, Michigan, and New York report long food bank lines ahead of ThanksgivingThe Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Biden doesn’t rule out his Justice Department investigating Trump
President-elect Joe Biden did not rule his Justice Department investigating Donald Trump once the outgoing president is a citizen again – and noted he would be powerless to stop probes by the state of New York.The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Student, 21, left 'with nothing' after fake 'Royal Mail' scammers stole £2,500
The woman from Bristol said she was approached via email and followed the link she received because it seemed 'legit' - shortly after that, she discovered it was all a scamMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
I'm A Celebrity 'fake' row after trials 'filmed in studio away from castle'
The current series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! has been hit with more claims that the campmates have got it a lot easier than in previous yearsMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Tesco offers dad £1 compensation after finding poisonous weed in coriander
Peter Burrrows, from Newport, South Wales, found the potentially harmful ragwort in packet of coriander bought as an ingredient for a Mexican meal with his young sonMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Home Office 'ignored laws' in Windrush storm: Equality rules were shunned
UK civil rights watchdog the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found the failures to observe existing policy contributed to the Windrush scandal.Home | Daily Mail Online
Couple spot five metre crocodile and bull shark at Ivanhoe Crossing in Kununurra, Western Australia
Chelsea and Bryce were out fishing at the Lower Ord River in Western Australia when they decided to set up their drone to see what was lurking ahead.Home | Daily Mail Online
Mystery as MasterChef: The Professionals edits out one of its four contestants
MasterChef: The Professionals viewers were left in a state of confusion after one of the four contestants was mysteriously edited out of the show tonight due to unforeseen circumstances.Home | Daily Mail Online
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers claim her prison conditions harsher than El Chapo's
EXCLUSIVE Lawyers of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell - charged with grooming and abusing three Jeffrey Epstein victims - claim she is being held in worse conditions than some of the most notorious criminalsMirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
Teacher Katie Lolas, 34, shares her simple recipe for 'ridiculously good' chocolate mint cookies
A 34-year-old teacher has shared her simple recipe for 'ridiculously good' chocolate mint Christmas cookies - and she said they are the perfect addition to any 'holiday entertaining menu'.Home | Daily Mail Online
Son's Facetime pep talks helped save grandad's life during 8-month Covid battle
Taxi driver Gary Dissington remembered very little of his eight month battle with Covid, but he did remember his son Gary Junior's regular pep talks encouraging him to 'crack on'Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid....
China dismisses Pope Francis's comments about persecution of Uighurs
Beijing says pontiff’s remarks have ‘no factual basis’ despite evidence a million of the Muslim minority group are being held in campsChina has dismissed criticism of its treatment of Uighurs in a new book by Pope Francis in which he describes the “persecution” of the Muslim minority group.A foreign ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, said Francis’ remarks had “no factual basis at all”. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Coronavirus live news: France to ease lockdown as global deaths pass 1.4m
French president says lockdown to ease starting this weekend; CDC may shorten quarantine period guidelines; Spain’s daily deaths highest of second waveFrance announces limited lockdown easingRussia says data on Sputnik Covid vaccine shows 95% efficacyAfrica’s largest Covid treatment trial launched by 13 countriesOxford vaccine hit 90% success rate thanks to dosing error 12.10am GMT In France, president Emmanuel Macron announced a three-stage easing of the country’s month-long lockdown, beginning this weekend with the reopening of “non-essential” businesses such as hairdressers and clothes shops, which will have to observe strict distancing rules and close at 9pm.Churches and some cultural venues will also be able to reopen from 1 December, with a maximum of 30 visitors, and people would be allowed to exercise within a 20km (12-mile) radius of their homes and for up to three hours, rather than the current 1km, one-hour limits.Providing infection numbers have fallen to about 5,000 a day, lockdown will be formally lifted on 15 December, allowing holiday travel, Macron said – although a nationwide 9pm-7am curfew would be in force except on 24 and 31 December, and all private festive gatherings would be expected to observe strict distancing rules.A third stage would begin from 20 January, Macron said, when bars, restaurants and clubs should be able to reopen. 11.54pm GMT Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan and if you want global coronavirus news, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Devastating toll of travel crisis: Just two flights took off from Gatwick airport in an entire DAY
A Ryanair flight to Dublin and an Air Baltic flight to Tallinn, Estonia, were the only services that departed today. The terminal was so quiet that even a robin managed to sneak in.Home | Daily Mail Online
Talking Horses: racecourses to waive bookies fees when spectators return
Decision to waive daily fees will reduce bookmakers’ overheads and start to revive the betting ringOn-course bookies who have been unable to work since racing resumed behind closed doors in June received some welcome news on Tuesday when Arena Racing Company and Jockey Club Racecourses, which operates 31 tracks, said that it will waive fees for bookies standing at any meeting where spectators are permitted from 2 December until at least the end of 2020.The racing industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, initially with a two-and-a-half-month suspension from mid-March and subsequently with the loss of six months of revenue from spectators. No group has suffered more than the on-course bookies, however, with all but a handful having been unable to work at all since mid-March. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Ancient baby sharks were raised in NURSERIES 16 million years ago, fossil teeth reveal
Five potential nurseries, dating from 3.6 to 16 million years ago, have been identified by University of Bristol researchers using fossilised teeth of different lengths.Home | Daily Mail Online
Poor planning meant we paid 1,300% MORE for coronavirus safety gear as prices rose
The Government's spending watchdog found that as global prices surged, the NHS had to pay up to 1,300 per cent extra for Covid safety kit.Home | Daily Mail Online
Dinosaurs: Enormous 42-foot T. rex put on more than three stone a WEEK during adolescence
Researchers led from the US cut into the fossilised remains of various dinosaurs to measure the growth lines in their bones and track how fast they grew.Home | Daily Mail Online
Package holidays can be more than £400 cheaper than DIY trips, Which? reveals
Which? looked at the price of the cheapest package holidays available online from five UK airports from both Jet2holidays and Tui and found eight in ten were significantly cheaper than the DIY equivalent.Home | Daily Mail Online
‘Hostile environment’ broke law and is ‘shameful stain on British history’, equality watchdog finds
Home Office failed in its ‘legal duties’ – with harsh effects of crackdown ‘ignored, dismissed, or their severity disregarded’The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide...
Home Office broke equalities law with hostile environment measures
EHRC found negative consequences of Conservative policy were ‘repeatedly ignored’ The Home Office broke equalities law when it introduced its hostile environment immigration measures, a critical report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has concluded.The department now has a legal duty to review these policies to ensure they are not racially discriminatory, and that they comply with equalities legislation, the rights body announced. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Welsh commissioner offers funding to help staff leave abusive relationships
Pioneering scheme will provide grants or loans to help pay for relocation or essential suppliesPeople who work for a Welsh commissioner will be eligible for financial support to leave an abusive relationship, in a pioneering scheme designed to break down a key barrier that stops domestic abuse survivors escaping.The Welsh future generations commissioner, Sophie Howe, has launched a policy, believed to be the first in Wales and possibly in the UK, giving staff suffering domestic abuse access to a grant or loan. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
National curriculum in England ‘systematically omits' Black British history
The Black Curriculum report says England’s ‘white, Eurocentric curriculum’ fails to reflect UK society The national curriculum in England “systematically omits the contribution of black British history in favour of a dominant white, Eurocentric curriculum” which fails to reflect the UK’s multi-ethnic society, according to a new report.It accuses the current history curriculum of dissociating Britain from a legacy that has oppressed black people in favour of a “romanticised, filtered legacy that positions Britannia as all-conquering and eternally embracive of ethnic and cultural difference”. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
Domestic abuse victims with 'trapped capital' should not be denied legal aid, court rules
Decision is victory for victims who have homes which cannot be sold or borrowed againstVictims of domestic abuse should not be denied legal aid because they have assets trapped in a home, the high court has ruled.The judgment has been handed down as a legal watchdog warns that those who need legal services are being failed partially because of cuts to legal aid. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...
UK housing market expects 100,000 extra home sales in early 2021
Property rebound predicted to continue as buyers rush to complete before stamp duty holiday endsMore than 100,000 additional house sales are expected during the first three months of 2021, as the rebound in the property market continues and buyers rush to complete their purchases before the end of the stamp duty holiday.The number of new sales being agreed remains 38% higher than it was a year ago, according to property website Zoopla. It predicts the housing market will be the busiest before Christmas than it has been for over a decade. Continue reading...News, sport and opinion from the...