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  • Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lewandowski, Neymar to win prestigious award even Messi has never won 02 Dec 2020 21:39 Home | News | General | Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lewandowski, Neymar to win prestigious award even Messi has never won - Cristiano Ronaldo scored 37 goals and registered 6 assists for Juventus last season - The Portuguese striker has bagged the …
  • Stock indexes shake off a weak start and end mostly higher 02 Dec 2020 21:32 Stocks shook off early losses and managed to end mostly higher on Wall Street, even as weakness in technology companies weighed on major U.S. indexes. The S&P 500 edged up 0.2% Wednesday after trading lower for much of the day. The Nasdaq fell slightly …
  • Enormous boost for the education sector in Kerry 02 Dec 2020 21:32 Education Minister and Kerry TD Norma Foley THE order to dissolve the Institute of Technology Tralee and Cork Institute of Technology to establish the Munster Technological University has been signed today and the MTU will come into being on January 1st …
  • Tomás believes old pal contact may have sparked donation 02 Dec 2020 21:32 The state-of-the-art new athletics arena in Killarney THERE is speculation that a big-hearted anonymous donor who pledged a cool €2,000 to a fundraising appeal for a new athletics track in Killarney could be none other than the great Usain Bolt. Killarney …
  • Killarney the top staycation destination 02 Dec 2020 21:32 Trading places: Outgoing President of Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce,Paul Sherry (left) hands over the chain of office to his successor Cllr Niall Niall Kelleher. Picture: Don MacMonagle AS his two-year term as President of Killarney Chamber of …
  • FOX News Channel Delivers Highest-Rated November in Network History in Primetime Across Total Viewers and the Key 25-54 Demographic 02 Dec 2020 21:20 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 2, 2020-- FOX News Channel (FNC) finished the month of November as the most-watched cable network in both total day and primetime total viewers (Persons 2+), notching 53 months in a row in the top spot across all of basic …
  • Ghanaians should start praying for Sarkodie – Cosmos Affran Walker 02 Dec 2020 21:15 – – Prophet Cosmos Affran Walker has taken to social media to call on Ghanaians and music lovers to pray for a Ghanaian rapper and BET award winner because he foresees doom ahead of him. According to him, an angel of the lord revealed to him that this …
  • Saucy pensioner, 86, writes an erotic novel set in Liverpool 02 Dec 2020 20:21 One of Britain's sauciest pensioners has written an erotic novel set in Liverpool that draws from his own experiences. Former filmmaker John Sealey claims his novel, A Young Man's Awakening, makes the explicit sexual drama Fifty Shades of Grey look …
  • Kelleher career changed with chance phone call to set him on path to Liverpool 02 Dec 2020 20:21 Caoimhin Kelleher shone on his Champions League debut for Liverpool with some impressive saves but the rookie goalkeeper’s footwork also stood out as an indicator to his previous football life as a schoolboy centre-forward back in Ireland. For much of the …
  • Australia's longest-running radio program celebrates 75 years 02 Dec 2020 19:52 It is only fitting that Australia's longest continuously running radio program has its roots in the food we eat and the produce we send to the world. Especially when you consider the era in which it was created. In 1945, post-war Australia needed a way …
  • Lou Holtz to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump 02 Dec 2020 19:24 Breaking News TMZ/Getty Ex-college football coach Lou Holtz will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, the White House announced. The award is recognized as the "Nation's highest civilian honor," according to the White …
  • Alan Rusbridger’s Diary: Robert Fisk, my struggles to sleep and what matters most about journalism 02 Dec 2020 19:05 Does Rupert Murdoch tell his editors what to write? Did the late Robert Fisk make things up? Why do newspapers employ climate change deniers as columnists? Is objectivity better than subjectivity? Is “invisible mending” better than honest correction? Is “ …
  • Wed. 12:20 p.m.: UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use 02 Dec 2020 18:40 FILE - This May 4, 2020, file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, shows the first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. …
  • BREAKING: UK govt approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for public use 02 Dec 2020 18:33 The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use. It has been given the go-ahead by the health regulator MHRA and will become available from next week. Studies have shown the jab is 95% effective …
  • Brexit talks heading for ‘crisis’ as EU warns Boris Johnson to stop breaking international law or face no-deal 02 Dec 2020 18:18 Brexit trade talks are facing total collapse over new plans by Boris Johnson to tear up commitments he made to the EU at the beginning of the year. Michel Barnier, Brussels' chief negotiator, told EU ambassadors on Wednesday that the UK government was …
  • Brexit talks endgame: Does the political will exist to strike a deal? 02 Dec 2020 18:18 In a month's time, the United Kingdom will have left the European Union for real. It ceased to be a member last January, but from New Year's Day 2021 it will finally fall out of Europe's harness, free to go its own way in the world. Once the …
  • The best Android apps (December 2020) 02 Dec 2020 18:09 If you’re sporting one of the latest Android devices, you are undoubtedly carrying with you one of the most powerful generations of smartphones on the market. From their processors that rival those found in laptops, to their powerful cameras and top-notch …
  • Rutherglen wrestler joins in the fight against homelessness 02 Dec 2020 17:31 A Rutherglen pro wrestler is aiming to clothesline his greatest challenge yet - homelessness. Lee Greig might portray a hard-as -nails grappler when performing for the likes of Insane Championship Wrestling, but the Fernhill man has a softer side, and on …
  • China tests social credit system waters 02 Dec 2020 17:23 The Chinese government is implementing a nationwide social credit system. The system is troubling. The social credit system tracks a person and assigns him a score. The score is supposed to measure his trustworthiness. The Chinese government has already …
  • Book Review: 'No More Time,' Greg Delanty 02 Dec 2020 17:22 The latest collection of poems from Saint Michael's College professor Greg Delanty, No More Time, is many things: a bestiary, an abecedarius, a glittering display of formal craftsmanship. And the book is a fist shaking in the face of humanity's …
  • Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, has died at 79 02 Dec 2020 16:54 Pro wrestling icon Pat Patterson, the industry's first openly gay star and a long-time lieutenant of promoter Vince McMahon, has died, officials said Wednesday. The WWE Hall of Fame member was 79. Pat Patterson at the 53rd Cauliflower Alley Club …
  • Barca 'twice more likely' than Liverpool to win CL according to analysts 02 Dec 2020 16:45 Liverpool are through to the last-16 of the Champions League - and now their fate in the competition has been predicted by a super-computer. The Reds secured a win over Ajax on Tuesday night to seal top spot in Group D with a game to spare. Curtis Jones…
  • U.N. chief calls on humanity to end 'war on nature' 02 Dec 2020 16:04 As an extreme year for hurricanes, wildfires and heatwaves comes to an end, the head of the United Nations challenged world leaders to make 2021 the year that humanity ends its "war on nature" and commits to a future free of carbon pollution. …
  • Responses differ on COVID-19 02 Dec 2020 15:11 To the editor: Did you ever have a teacher who punished the whole class because of the misbehavior of one or two students?  It always seemed an unfair system, but it was quite effective, especially when I was one of the miscreants.  Not wanting to incur …
  • New store, restaurant opening soon in Haywood Mall. officials say 02 Dec 2020 14:55 New store, restaurant coming to Haywood Mall, officials say Lululemon and Bojangles will soon open in the Haywood Mall Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 9:41 AM EST Dec 2, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WILL NOT LAST THAT …
  • COVID-19: In Conservative Colorado Town, Mask Wearing Gets Worse 02 Dec 2020 14:31 During a December 1 appearance alongside Governor Jared Polis, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease specialist, stressed that following proper safety protocols in the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's may be the only …
  • Deputy shoots, kills convicted felon who was making threats during struggle with gun, sheriff says 02 Dec 2020 14:21 Deputy shoots, kills convicted felon in Rutherford County during struggle with gun, sheriff says Suspect shot outside home off of Highway 221 Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 9:17 AM EST Dec 2, 2020 Hide Transcript Show …
  • Slice of history: How this pizza just broke world record 02 Dec 2020 14:06 Out-of-work chefs open 'Pandemic Pizza.' This pizza is a cheese-lover’s dream.  Chef Benoît Bruel of restaurant Déliss Pizza in Lyon, France, has broken a world record by making a pizza topped with 254 types of cheese.  Last week, Guinness World …
  • Perr Schuurs tipped to be next Matthijs De Ligt after Liverpool performance 02 Dec 2020 13:24 Ajax CEO Edwin van der Sar says Perr Schuurs is reminiscent of defensive predecessor Matthijs De Ligt. Liverpool have been linked with a move for the 21-year-old after a string of impressive displays for the Dutch side in the centre of defence. Ajax have a …
  • Liverpool and FSG could copy Man City to get around new Brexit transfer rules 02 Dec 2020 13:23 Liverpool won't be able to sign some of Europe's brightest talents if they are under the age of 18 when new Brexit rules kick in. The FA has confirmed that Premier League and EFL clubs will be forbidden from signing foreign players under 18 as well …
  • Cybersecurity under fire: CISA’s former deputy director decries post-election vilification 02 Dec 2020 13:17 Matt Travis, the former deputy director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), kicked off this year’s Aspen Cyber Summit yesterday with a keynote interview by journalist Kara Swisher. Travis …
  • East Kilbride sport and fitness student enjoys some golden success 02 Dec 2020 13:08 An East Kilbride sport and fitness student has enjoyed some golden success. Nathan Fleetwood, from St Leonards, has made his mark on the world of athletics as well as at South Lanarkshire College which is based in the town. He took up running to get away …
  • BREAKING - Scotland's first coronavirus vaccines to be rolled out next week 02 Dec 2020 13:08 The first coronavirus vaccines are to be rolled out in Scotland as soon as next week. Following the announcement that the world's first safe Covid-19 immunisation has been approved in the UK, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today said that the vaccine …
  • As Biotech Thrives On Vaccine Hopes, Traders Look Into The Sector's Diversity 02 Dec 2020 13:06 If there is one prevailing trend that Wall Street is counting on during this period of great economic and social uncertainty, it’s the promise of biotech and pharmaceutical companies to seemingly save the world. At the very least, they’re relying on the …
  • Trump to Restart Foreign Deals, Breaking a Post-Presidency Norm 02 Dec 2020 12:04 Other former presidents have faced allegations they were monetizing the presidency with their post-presidency ventures, including paid speeches abroad, seven-figure book advances and foreign donations to presidential libraries. Most recently, Bill Clinton …
  • East Kilbride MSPs react to news of coronavirus vaccination green light 02 Dec 2020 12:02 ‘It’s great to be waking up to this news.’ That was the overwhelming feeling of people across the UK on Wednesday after it was confirmed that the government had given a vaccine for coronavirus the all clear. The decision by Prime Minister means the UK is …
  • Monica Lennon MSP says new bill can be rolled out across the globe 02 Dec 2020 12:02 A new law which makes period products free across Scotland can be replicated across the world, according to the Lanarkshire MSP who brought it to parliament. Labour’s Monica Lennon said the success of her bill designed to tackle the effects of period …
  • BREAKING: UK Approves Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 Vaccine For Mass Use 02 Dec 2020 11:38 Posted by Oludare Fase African News, Featured, Latest News, World News Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and said that it will be …
  • Pakistan’s new regulations aim to ‘silence the internet’ 02 Dec 2020 11:30 Islamabad, Pakistan – As journalist Bilal Farooqi was led to a dark cell in a police station in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, a dirty towel hooded over his head, he prepared for a long night ahead. “I had been thinking, as soon as I had been …
  • A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Down; UK Approves Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine 02 Dec 2020 11:11 Pre-open movers U.S. stock futures traded lower in early pre-market trade after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq index surged to record highs in the previous session. Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) and its German partner BioNTech SE (NASDAQ: BNTX) said Wednesday they …
  • List of who will get vaccine first and how it will be rolled out 02 Dec 2020 10:20 The Pfizer/BioNTech virus has been approved for use in the UK in a huge breakthrough in the fight against coronavirus. The Government has secured 40 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, with 10 million due in the UK by the end of the year. …
  • Next great talent announced as young guns fire - national media react 02 Dec 2020 10:20 Liverpool's injury crisis deepened before their Champions League game with Ajax last night as goalkeeper Alisson was added to the absentee list. However, his understudy Caoimhin Kelleher and fellow youngster Curtis Jones both produced decisive displays …
  • Coronavirus vaccine hub plan for Winter Gardens Blackpool 02 Dec 2020 10:20 Blackpool’s Winter Gardens could be used as a Covid 19 vaccination hub as health chiefs consider their strategy to carry out large scale immunisation across the Fylde coast. Mass vaccination plans being considered also include recruiting retired nurses …
  • Calls for Covid rules to be scrapped because they don't work - except for one 02 Dec 2020 09:30 All Covid regulations should be scrapped and replaced by one simple message as Wales enters the “final straight” in its pandemic battle, a behaviour expert believes. Bangor University’s Prof John Parkinson, who sits on a group which advises the Welsh …
  • Former BBC 'Dragon' James Caan invests in Birmingham's Mailbox 02 Dec 2020 09:07 Former 'Dragon' James Caan is investing in Birmingham boutique shopping mall the Mailbox as it prepares for a flotation on a new stock exchange later this month. Mr Caan told BusinessLive he felt that the city centre complex was a sound investment …
  • Leetonia grads will need seal of approval 02 Dec 2020 08:41 LEETONIA — The Leetonia school board is looking at the graduation requirements for the class of 2023 and beyond. The board has accepted the first reading of an addendum to the graduation requirements policy that will mean students will have to earn one …
  • Bandits seize city, loot bank 02 Dec 2020 08:41 RIO DE JANEIRO — Dozens of gunmen armed with assault rifles invaded a city in southern Brazil overnight Tuesday and took control of the streets as they assaulted a local bank. Video broadcast on the Globo television network showed hooded men dressed in …
  • U.K. becomes first country to approve Pfizer's Covid vaccine, says rollout begins next week 02 Dec 2020 08:29 LONDON — The U.K. has become the first country to approve the use of the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, and will begin inoculations next week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said early Wednesday. "For so long we've been saying that if a …
  • UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use, first in the world 02 Dec 2020 07:42 BREAKING Vaccine to be made available across UK from next week, says government. The UK on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and said that it will be rolled out from next week. “The Government …
  • UK becomes first in world to approve Covid vaccine as Pfizer gets green light 02 Dec 2020 07:39 The UK had previously secured 40 million doses of the jab (Picture: Reuters)The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine. The Department of Health said it will be rolled out from next week after being approved for …
  • Everton news and transfers LIVE - Samuel Umtiti link 02 Dec 2020 07:17 Hello and welcome to the Liverpool ECHO's Wednesday live blog for all your very latest Everton news, rumours and transfer gossip. The ECHO will provide breaking stories, reaction and comment to all the big talking points from Goodison Park as well as …
  • Don’t trash the Affordable Care Act — expand it 02 Dec 2020 06:54 contributed photo Not even a raging pandemic stopped Republicans from dragging yet another effort to throw millions off their health care to the Supreme Court. Like everyone else with a pre-existing medical condition, I’ve been holding my breath, anxious …
  • Williamson to return to FD for annual Christmas concert 02 Dec 2020 06:26 A musical Christmas tradition many area families look forward to every year will not succumb to the COVID-19 pandemic. Christian singer Jennie Williamson is returning to Fort Dodge this week for her 16th local Christmas show, entitled “The Peace and Joy of …
  • With election in past, parties chart a path 02 Dec 2020 05:54 After a presidential election, members of the major party whose candidate came up short often assess where they go next. After the 2020 election, members of both major parties may do that. Please don’t take the word of today’s column, which was …
  • Scrappers get a league of their own 02 Dec 2020 05:41 The East Liverpool and Beaver Local high school baseball teams play a game at Eastwood Field on April 10, 2017. The Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Eastwood Field’s main tenant, will be a part of the new Draft League. (Mornining Journal/Michael Burich) NEW …
  • Trump has discussed pardons for his 3 eldest children and Giuliani with advisers 02 Dec 2020 04:40 President Donald Trump has discussed with advisers whether to grant preemptive pardons to his children, to his son-in-law and to his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and talked with Giuliani about pardoning him as recently as last week, according to two …
  • Decor gives nod to responders 02 Dec 2020 03:49 Cross Hall and the Blue Room are decorated during the 2020 Christmas preview at the White House, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON — First responders and frontline workers being challenged by the deadly …
  • Trump to restart foreign deals, breaking a post-presidency norm 02 Dec 2020 02:25 After he leaves the White House, Donald Trump is expected to do something no president before him has done: cut multimillion dollar deals with foreign governments and companies for his own private business. Trump’s namesake company plans to resume foreign …
  • World AIDS Day: Visual AIDS streams 6 short films from HIV-positive artists 02 Dec 2020 02:08 NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- To commemorate World AIDS Day, New York arts organization Visual AIDS is streaming six short films from HIV-positive artists that explore cultural stigma the disease poses. Forgoing the usual annual in-person event due to the …
  • Vandalism 02 Dec 2020 01:48 To the editor: For years my husband has put out displays for Halloween, Christmas, etc. for children to enjoy. We expected vandalism to happen in early spring when we put out the American Flag and some Trump items. On Nov 20 the vandalism amounting to $100 …
  • Gerry Rodeo alumni competing at nationals beginning Wednesday 02 Dec 2020 01:47 Submitted Photo Bareback bronc rider Tim O’Connell, a recent winner at the Gerry Rodeo, is the top bronc rider headed into the National Finals Rodeo this week. GERRY — The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Women’s Professional Rodeo …
  • WatchOut Group Partnerships Send Its Hand Sanitizing Gadget To Wrists Around The World 02 Dec 2020 01:19 TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 1, 2020-- WatchOut ( https://www.watchout.group/ ), the wearable hand-sanitizing product, is announcing new partnerships with diverse industry leaders, propelling WatchOut to new heights and shelves in …
  • Media amnesia over Donald Trump and women on senior comms team 02 Dec 2020 01:10 Repeat a lie often and it can become the truth. That is what the media is evidently trying with its latest claim about Joe Biden bravely shattering a glass ceiling by nominating the first all female White House communications team. “It is the first time …
  • WHO tells Mexico to 'get serious' about COVID-19 02 Dec 2020 01:06 MEXICO CITY (Border Report) — The World Health Organization says “Mexico is in bad shape” when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic and is urging Mexico’s leaders to get serious about the coronavirus. Mexico’s COVID-19 deaths have risen to 105,940, the fourth …
  • U.S. Soccer reaches settlement with World Cup women's team on work conditions — but not pay 02 Dec 2020 00:52 The U.S. Soccer Federation reached a settlement on working conditions with the U.S. women’s soccer team in a gender-discrimination lawsuit filed by the World Cup champions. The agreement was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Central District of …
  • Man Utd and Man City impacted by major post-Brexit transfer rule changes 01 Dec 2020 23:11 New post-Brexit transfer rules affecting Manchester United and Manchester City have been confirmed. One of the major changes will mean they cannot sign overseas players under the age of 18 once the United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union at the …
  • Sportech agrees sale of Global Tote to Betmakers for £31m 01 Dec 2020 22:36 Bristol-based betting technology firm Sportech has entered into a conditional agreement to sell its Global Tote business to Betmakers Technology Group for £30.9million. The Global Tote business provides tech and services to gaming businesses around the …
  • Indian bike maker Calamus to launch UK HQ in Birmingham 01 Dec 2020 22:35 An e-bike company founded in India is eyeing the UK market by launching a new base in Birmingham. Calamus has secured a place on the 'Forward' accelerator scheme run by Birmingham Enterprise Community (BEC) and will receive full support to help the …
  • New name and focus for South and Mid Wales Chamber of Commerce 01 Dec 2020 22:35 The South and Mid Wales Chamber of Commerce has rebranded as Chambers Wales with a focus on supporting Welsh firms to expand despite the current challenging economic environment. Following a strategic review the organisation has brought together a team of …
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Leo DiCaprio shot Netflix scenes at South Station 01 Dec 2020 21:48 By Kevin Slane, Staff Writer December 1, 2020 | 3:12 PM The next stop on this train is … Hollywood? Netflix crews took over a platform at South Station on Tuesday to film scenes for the star-studded movie “Don’t Look Up,” with A-listers Jennifer Lawrence …
  • Gordon Hayward explained why he chose the Hornets in free agency 01 Dec 2020 21:32 By December 1, 2020 | 2:41 PM When Gordon Hayward was in the bubble, the idea that he was playing his final games for the Celtics didn’t cross his mind. “I was focused on the task at hand,” he said Tuesday. “I missed my family, my wife was about to give …
  • Strong start to December as S&P 500 index sets another high 01 Dec 2020 21:18 Stocks scored more record highs on Wall Street Tuesday, a day after the S&P 500 closed out November with its biggest monthly gain since April. The benchmark index climbed 1.1% while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added 1.3%. Both beat the all-time highs they …
  • Woman, 31, received devastating cancer news after dream holiday 01 Dec 2020 20:47 A woman received the devastating news that her cervical cancer had returned just weeks after returning home from a dream holiday with her twin. Alice Eaton, 31, from Ellesmere Port, was first diagnosed with an advanced form of cervical cancer in December …
  • Motorsport: Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive for Covid-19 01 Dec 2020 09:27 Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for Covid-19. Photo / APSeven-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for coronavirus and will not feature in this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain. The F1 confirmed the bombshell news in …
  • Breaking news! Lewis Hamilton test positive for COVID-19: Ruled out of Sakhir GP 01 Dec 2020 09:01 Lewis Hamilton tests positive for the coronavirus. He is the third driver this year to be infected with Covid-19.Seven-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton has been confirmed to have tested positive for Covid-19. The Mercedes-AMG F1 driver has now been …
  • Everton news and transfers LIVE - Nikola Maksimovic link 01 Dec 2020 07:16 Hello and welcome to the Liverpool ECHO's Tuesday live blog for all your very latest Everton news, rumours and transfer gossip. The ECHO will provide breaking stories, reaction and comment to all the big talking points from Goodison Park as well as …
  • Liverpool news and transfers LIVE - Kalidou Kouliably claim 01 Dec 2020 07:16 Hello and welcome to the Liverpool ECHO's Tuesday live blog for all your very latest Liverpool news, rumours and transfer gossip. The ECHO will provide breaking stories, reaction and comment to all the big talking points from Anfield as well as keeping …
  • Wall Street wraps up record-breaking November 30 Nov 2020 21:50 Markets have been on the upswing since news outlets projected Democrat Joe Biden the winner of the Nov. 3 election, creating political clarity even as President Trump pressed baseless claims of widespread voter fraud and refused to concede. Then came …
  • Vaccine for all: key to reviving the world economy 30 Nov 2020 21:18 The human civilisation hasn't experienced such a grievous catastrophe in the last 100 years. Both lives and livelihoods are dreadfully impacted due to the pandemic caused by the deadly coronavirus. This is the worst-ever global economic recession in …
  • Wall Street slides lower but on track for record-breaking November 30 Nov 2020 20:09 Several big forces are behind this month's surge, beginning with the clearing of some of the uncertainty that had dogged markets leading into the US elections. Now, Democrat Joe Biden is firmly in place as the president-elect in Wall Street’s eyes, and …
  • 'World's loneliest elephant' arrives in Cambodia with help from Cher 30 Nov 2020 18:35 PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant” after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo, was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia on Monday by chanting Buddhist monks and was then sent on his way to a wildlife sanctuary. …
  • CBC News journalists deported from Uganda, despite having press credentials 30 Nov 2020 18:20 A CBC News crew was deported from Uganda this weekend despite following protocols laid out for foreign journalists entering the country. The deportation, which occurred on Friday, happened about a month before the country's elections. Opposition …
  • Good Morning, News: Thanksgiving COVID Surge, Moderna Requests Emergency Approval, and Cher Meets "World's Loneliest Elephant" 30 Nov 2020 18:08 We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to keep producing the quality reporting you've come to love. If you’re able, please consider making a monthly contribution to the Mercury. Experts predict …
  • Ritchie Bros. sells CA$82+ million of equipment in record-breaking Grande Prairie auction 30 Nov 2020 15:20 November 23 – 26 auction sets new site records for GTV, lots sold, and number of bidders GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Last week Ritchie Bros. conducted its largest Grande Prairie, AB auction ever, selling 4,900+ equipment items …
  • Breaking Travel News interview: Steve Sammut, chief executive, Rocky Mountaineer 30 Nov 2020 13:22 Having been honoured by voters at the World Travel Awards, Steve Sammut, chief executive of Rocky Mountaineer, here tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won the prestigious title Breaking Travel News: Congratulations on your victory at the World …
  • Cyber Monday could generate record-breaking $12.7 billion in online sales 30 Nov 2020 13:14 Happy Cyber Monday? It could prove to be very happy indeed for retailers. “Analysts expect Cyber Monday 2020 to be the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, with anticipated sales of $10.8 billion to $12.7 billion,” reports Quartz.com, a news …
  • Breaking news: 2021 Royal Canberra Show cancelled 30 Nov 2020 12:42 Due to COVID-19 restrictions the 2021 Royal Canberra Show scheduled to be held from February 26 to 28 has been cancelled. The announcement was made tonight via the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show Facebook page by Royal National Capital Agricultural Society ( …
  • World: You’re sick of lockdown. When will all this end? Well, maybe we have the perfect antidote 30 Nov 2020 11:55 By Birgitte Bischoff Ebbesen, Regional Director, Europe, International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies Europe is experiencing the fastest rise in Coronavirus infections in the world and health systems in many countries in our region are …
  • Coronavirus live news: Turkey's toll hits record for seventh day in row; UK deaths rise by 215 29 Nov 2020 21:00 3.58pm EST 15:58 Summary Here’s a run-through of the latest coronavirus developments for anyone just joining us. Children in Iraq have started returning to school for the first time since late February, with social distancing measures in place and schools …
  • Senegal World Cup hero Bouba Diop dies aged 42 29 Nov 2020 18:54 Papa Bouba Diop - Senegal legend and former Portsmouth and Fulham midfielder - has died at the age of 42. More to follow... This is a breaking news story that is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh this page for the …
  • Life after Covid: will our world ever be the same? 29 Nov 2020 09:35 Cities Here are some things that the pandemic changed. It accustomed some people – those whose jobs allowed it – to remote working. It highlighted the importance of adequate living space and access to the outdoors. It renewed, through their absence, an …
  • South Lanarkshire trio receive praise for their work in the sporting world 29 Nov 2020 07:25 Three young women from South Lanarkshire have been praised by sportscotland after helping to shape the future of the country’s sport. Megan Glancy, 22, from Hamilton; Eilidh Barclay, 18, from Bothwell; and Anna McDiarmid, 18, from Biggar, were made part of …
  • Coronavirus live news: Australian state of Victoria goes 30 days without new cases; UK records 479 more deaths 29 Nov 2020 00:13 7.04pm EST 19:04 That is all from me tonight. I am handing over to my colleague Rebecca Ratcliffe, from the Australian team, now. 7.03pm EST 19:03 Summary Here is a quick recap of recent events: From the UK... and around the world... Victoria, in Southeast …
  • Faces of the News: Nov. 29, 2020 28 Nov 2020 21:17 ILLUSTRATION BY RENE ELEVERA Ramon Ang San Miguel Corp. president Ramon Ang personally apologized for last week’s accident at the construction site of the conglomerate’s Skyway elevated toll road in Muntinlupa City. One person died and four others were …
  • Coronavirus live news: UK records a further 479 deaths; dozens arrested at London anti-lockdown protest 28 Nov 2020 16:57 11.19am EST 11:19 Citizens of Vo Euganeo, Veneto, northern Italy, undergo Covid-19 testing during the second wave of Covid-19. Photograph: Nicola Fossella/EPA Italy reported 686 Covid-19-related deaths on Saturday, against 827 the day before, the …
  • Over 40 residents displaced after fire at Leisure World of Maryland 28 Nov 2020 11:46 Dozens are displaced after a fire tore through an apartment building at Leisure World of Maryland early Saturday morning, damaging more than 30 residences. Dozens are displaced after a fire tore through an apartment building at Leisure World of Maryland …
  • Kelly Loeffler's husband dumped his own stock this spring, breaking years-long pattern 28 Nov 2020 11:25 Sen. Kelly Loeffler, the ultra-wealthy unelected Georgia senator facing a runoff election this January that may determine control of the U.S. Senate, came under the scrutiny of government and Senate investigators this spring amid press reports of stock …
  • Coronavirus live news: hospitals in England could be overwhelmed without new tiers, says Gove; social gathering banned in Los Angeles 28 Nov 2020 09:05 4.00am EST 04:00 One of the rebel Conservative MPs that Michael Gove was trying to pacify on Saturday is Craig Mackinlay, who said he will vote against the tiered system on Tuesday. Mackinlay, MP for South Thanet, questioned whether the measures were …
  • Lanark dad drops four and a half stone after joining Slimming World 28 Nov 2020 08:00 A Lanark dad has been on an incredible journey to lose four-and- a-half stone. Gordon Mitchell is now looking forward to a healthier and fitter future after shedding the weight. The final straw came for the long-distance lorry driver when he looked into …
  • Breaking News: Argentine Soccer Legend Diego Maradona dies at age 60 26 Nov 2020 09:44 Today, this year’s trend of a lot of popular figures dying hit the soccer world. Diego Maradona, soccer legend for the country of Argentina, died today, after he was hospitalized and underwent brain surgery. Maradona started his career at FC Barcelona in …