Covid-19 has wiped out travel to Europe, prompting US and Chinese shoppers to buy their Gucci and Louis Vuitton goods near home.
The Duchess of Sussex wrote a personal and moving article about her miscarriage.
A group of schoolgirls who started a campaign to educate fellow pupils about period poverty want more countries to follow Scotland's example and make sanitary products free.
Next year's Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge will take place outside London for the first time since World War Two - because a bridge that passes over the usual course is close to collapsing. The annual event between rowing crews of England's top two universities usually attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators to the west London stretch of the River Thames, with many standing on Hammersmith Bridge to watch the boats pass underneath. But the suspension bridge, built in 1887, has been closed to motor traffic since April 2019 following the discovery of hairline micro-fractures in the brittle cast iron pedestals.
Monday seemed like the end of President Donald Trump's relentless challenges to the election, after the federal government acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden was the “apparent winner” and Trump cleared the way for cooperation on a transition of power. “This election was rigged and we can’t let that happen," Trump said by phone, offering no specific evidence. The 2020 presidential race is turning into the zombie election that Trump just won’t let die.
Hundreds of fans crowded Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires on November 26, as they waited to pay respects to Diego Maradona, whose body was lying in state at the presidential palace, the Casa Rosada.President Alberto Fernandez said there would be three days of national mourning following Maradona’s death. His coffin was to remain at the Casa Rosada until Saturday. Credit: @Marcelitaojeda via Storyful
Firefighters in Virginia demonstrated how to safely deep-fry a turkey ahead of Thanksgiving, to help people avoid cooking fires as they celebrated the holiday.This video shows members of Roanoke Fire-EMS carefully placing a turkey in a deep fryer whilst wearing protective equipment.“Placing the turkey in slowly helps to prevent spills, which can cause fire or serious injury,” the fire department wrote on Twitter. “It is equally important when preparing to fry your turkey to set your deep fryer on a flat/sturdy surface, away from anything flammable.”Cooking fires are three times more likely on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year, fire officials said. Credit: Roanoke Fire-EMS via Storyful
Rebels in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed two soldiers in an attack Thursday in the disputed region’s main city, the Indian army said. Col. Rajesh Kalia, an Indian army spokesman, said militants sprayed bullets at an army patrol on the outskirts of Srinagar city. Rebel groups have been fighting against Indian rule since 1989.
Expenditure on screen production in Australia plunged by 18% in the financial year to June 2020, reflecting a near total shutdown of large-scale drama filming from March, due to the impact of the coronavirus and work from home regulations. But, until the virus struck in the fourth (April to June) quarter much of the industry […]
Austria is stepping up security at churches in case of copycat attacks after an Islamist gunman killed four people in a rampage earlier this month in which he may have intended to target houses of worship, the interior minister said on Thursday. The attacker, a 20-year-old born and raised in Vienna, was shot dead by police after firing on passers-by and bars on Nov. 2. Austria is investigating 21 people and has remanded 10 in custody on suspicion of being connected to the attack.
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A highly contagious and deadly form of avian influenza is spreading rapidly in Europe, putting the poultry industry on alert with previous outbreaks in mind that saw tens of millions of birds culled and significant economic losses. The disease, commonly called bird flu, has been found in France, the Netherlands, Germany, Britain, Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden and, for the first time this week in Croatia, Slovenia and Poland, after severely hitting Russia, Kazakhstan and Israel. The vast majority of cases are in migrating wild birds but outbreaks have been reported on farms, leading to the death or culling of at least 1.6 million chickens and ducks so far around the region.
City of London Corporation policy chair Catherine McGuinness, says: “A blanket recommendation to work from home into the Spring risks stalling the capital’s recovery and damaging long-term competitiveness."
A 350-pound loggerhead sea turtle that was rescued from a beach in Truro, Massachusetts, and taken to a nearby sanctuary died on November 24.The male was found stranded on his back on November 20, and was brought to Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. He was later transferred to New England Aquarium for treatment, but died a few days later.“The turtle arrived at the Aquarium’s sea turtle hospital minimally responsive and not breathing on his own. Aquarium veterinarians and biologists administered medications and replacement fluids to help stabilize the turtle, but did not expect him to make it through the night,” the aquarium said in a statement.“Over the weekend, he remained in guarded condition with multiple health problems. Despite receiving expert care around the clock, his condition continued to deteriorate and he died Tuesday,” it said.Footage by the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary shows the turtle being bundled up by a rescue crew at the beach. Credit: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary via Storyful
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Azerbaijan's parliament called on Thursday for France to be stripped of its mediation role in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to punish the French Senate for adopting a resolution backing the region's independence. The French resolution adopted on Nov. 25 followed a Russia-brokered ceasefire ending weeks of fighting in the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, part of Azerbaijan mainly populated by ethnic Armenians.
An analyst has accused the scientists of 'trying to embellish their results'.
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A cry goes up outside the San Paolo Stadium in Naples, where since daybreak Thursday tearful mourners have been laying candles and messages for football great Diego Maradona.
Carrefour Brasil will donate profits generated by its stores on Nov. 26 and 27 to projects promoting diversity and inclusion after a Black man was beaten to death at a supermarket last week, a securities filing on Wednesday showed. Last week, the Brazilian unit of France-based Carrefour SA donated profits from its stores nationwide on Nov. 20, National Black Awareness Day in Brazil, one day after the man's death. Carrefour Brasil also said the store where Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas was killed in the Brazilian state of Porto Alegre, will remain closed the entire day on Thursday.
The European Union has fined two pharmaceutical companies for colluding to keep a cheap alternative to a sleep disorder medicine off the market for their profit and at the expense of patients. EU antitrust commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, said that Teva pharmaceuticals and Cephalon, a company it later acquired, must pay 60.5 million euros ($72 million) for agreeing between themselves to delay for years the launch of Teva's cheaper version of Cephalon's blockbuster Modafinil. In return for the delay, Teva got beneficial side deals and some payments.