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UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel
BBC, 26 Nov 2021
The UK government has called on France to allow British security staff to conduct joint patrols on French beaches.
It follows the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel when their inflatable boat sunk as they tried to make the crossing to the UK.
Those who drowned included 17 men, seven women - one of whom was pregnant - and three children.
Five people have been arrested in connection with the deaths.
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January 6 committee threatens contempt vote after Mark Meadows withdraws cooperation
CBS, 08 Dec 2021
Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows could face criminal contempt charges after he said he'll stop cooperating with the House select committee investigating the ...
Journalist captures video of armed criminals breaking into car
FOX, 08 Dec 2021
Rebecca Brannon, an independent photojournalist, says she called the Minneapolis police but they never showed up.
Meet the creator behind Sophia the robot
Reuters, 08 Dec 2021
David Hanson, the creator of Sophia the robot, says he wants to achieve machine sentience.
January 6 committee to hold Mark Meadows in contempt
CNN, 08 Dec 2021
The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot informed
Olaf Scholz Sworn In To Replace Angela Merkel As German chancellor
NBC, 08 Dec 2021
Social Democrat Olaf Scholz, 63, was sworn in to become Germany's next chancellor at a ceremony in Berlin's Bundestag on Wednesday.
India's top general Bipin Rawat dies in helicopter crash
BBC, 08 Dec 2021
India's top military commander Gen Bipin Rawat has been killed in a helicopter crash, the country's Air Force says.
Scholz government ministers arrive at Bellevue Castle
AFP, 08 Dec 2021
Ministers of Olaf Scholz's new government arrive at Bellevue Castle in Berlin. Olaf Scholz became Germany's next chancellor after 16 years with Angela Merkel at the helm, as a n...
Appeals court upholds former Malaysian PM Najib’s 1MDB conviction
Al Jazeera, 08 Dec 2021
A Malaysian appeals court on Wednesday upheld former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s conviction for corruption in the first case related to the multi-billion dollar scandal at stat...
Woman who’d been stalked in Vancouver is brutally attacked in Mexico
CA, 08 Dec 2021
WARNING: Images may be disturbing to some viewers. A Vancouver woman is facing extensive surgery in Mexico after being brutally attacked.
How can we bolster healthcare systems for future pandemics? | COVID-19 Special
DW, 08 Dec 2021
Exhausted staff, too few beds, equipment shortages: What can
People get boosters at NYC mobile vaccine site
AP, 08 Dec 2021
A mobile COVID-19 vaccination site in New York City operated out of a bus Tuesday in an effort to get as people vaccinated ahead of the holiday travel season.
Border guards battle fierce winds, snowdrift during patrols
CGTN, 08 Dec 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-12-08/Border-guards-battle-fierce-winds-snowdrift-during-patrols-15PpA88iHRe/index.html Despite the fierce winds and drifting snow, bor...
Prime Minister apologises and promises investigation into 'Christmas party'
Sky, 08 Dec 2021
Boris Johnson said he understood the anger people felt at seeing Number 10 staff appearing to make light of coronavirus restrictions.
Live: Boris Johnson faces fierce questions in PMQs over leaked video about Christmas party
ITV, 08 Dec 2021
Boris Johnson is under major pressure to explain footage, released
Omicron reported in 57 countries, hospitalisations set to rise, WHO says • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 08 Dec 2021
The #Omicron variant has been reported in 57 nations and the number of patients needing #hospitalisation is likely to rise as it spreads, the #WorldHealthOrganization said on We...
Londoners Pare Back Office Time as Omicron Cases Rise
Bloomberg, 08 Dec 2021
Some City of London workers are starting to take matters into
Flooding leaves much of Indonesian capital Jakarta submerged
SCMP, 08 Dec 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Homes and businesses have been submerged by floodwaters in the Indonesian capital Jakarta since D...
Broom fight! | FIERY Los Escobazos festival lights up Spain's streets
RT, 08 Dec 2021
Locals engage in BURNING broom-fighting during Los Escobazos festival in Jarandilla de la Vera #news #trending #currentevents ---------------------------------------------------...
No 10 Christmas party: how Boris Johnson's government denied breaking lockdown rules
Guardian, 08 Dec 2021
Boris Johnson is facing accusations of lying after senior No 10 officials were filmed joking about a lockdown Christmas party that Downing Street insists did not take place.
"France are a serious team!" Eddie Jones' Six Nations Preview | Brian Moore's Full Contact Podcast
Telegraph, 08 Dec 2021
Watch the full podcast https://youtu.be/_u_JJXnS2WA Brian Moore & the Telegraph's Chief Rugby Correspondent Gavin Mairs sit down with England head coach Eddie Jones to discuss h...