Sunday, Nov 28, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Thanksgiving Dinner Is 14% More Expensive Than Last Year
Bloomberg, 25 Nov 2021
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner costs about 14% more than last year, with a Turkey's price up around 24% from last year, according to the U.S. Farm Bureau.
Storm Arwen leaves 2 dead in the UK, triggers power cuts and damages
CA, 28 Nov 2021
At least two people died and tens of thousands were left without power as Storm Arwen brought strong winds across many parts of the United Kingdom, with gusts of up to 100 miles...
Health officials raise concern over Omicron variant's global impact
CBS, 28 Nov 2021
Global leaders are racing to contain a potentially more dangerous new coronavirus strain that was first discovered in South Africa.
Passengers scramble for flights out of South Africa
AFP, 28 Nov 2021
Passengers scramble to get onto dwindling international flights out of South Africa as concerns over the Omicron variant cause countries across the world to ban traveling from t...
Watch: Lava From La Palma’s Volcanic Eruption Leaves Landscape Smouldering
NBC, 28 Nov 2021
An ongoing volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma is causing widespread damage to the surrounding environment and has forced the evacuation of thousands of residents.
Doctor explains why he thinks Omicron likely already in US
CNN, 28 Nov 2021
Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease specialist, explains why he thinks the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus is likely in the US at a lower level than the Delta variant.
Airport passenger describes 'chaotic' response to COVID variant
Reuters, 28 Nov 2021
A passenger who arrived in the Netherlands from South Africa said the scene at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport was 'chaotic' after her plane was held over fears that travelers may ...
GOP lawmaker warns another lockdown would be ‘mistake’
FOX, 28 Nov 2021
Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R-Pa., says lawmakers must consider the impacts of shutting down the economy before imposing COVID-related lockdowns and bans.
How worrying is the new Omicron variant? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 28 Nov 2021
Just as the world was starting to show signs of recovery from the pandemic, a new COVID-19 variant called Omicron, has been identified.
Living with the effects 60 years after Thalidomide scandal
DW, 27 Nov 2021
It’s 60 years since one of the biggest scandals in medical history. The drug Thalidomide was supposed to help pregnant women suffering from nausea and sleeplessness.
Two cases of new variant of Covid detected in UK
BBC, 27 Nov 2021
Two people in the UK have been found to be infected with the new Covid variant, Omicron, the health secretary has said.
Live: Enjoy stunning view of Baerluke National Nature Reserve in northwest China's Xinjiang
CGTN, 27 Nov 2021
Baerluke National Nature Reserve is located at Yumin County and Toli County, Tacheng Region, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Migrants at Belarus border camp say they refuse to return home • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 27 Nov 2021
During a visit to the Belarus-Poland border on Friday, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told migrants that his government could help them return to their home countries.
'Omicron' alarm | New COVID strain reaches Europe
RT, 27 Nov 2021
As concerns around the newly discovered 'Omicron' COVID strain escalate, a number of European nations, as well as Russia, the US, Japan, Brazil and others, have declared a trave...
Sky News Breakfast: Racing to stop the variant spread
Sky, 27 Nov 2021
On Sky News Breakfast this morning, - Concern grows about the
How to make a festive Christmas wreath
Telegraph, 27 Nov 2021
In this step-by-step video guide The Telegraph's Jessica Doyle and luxury florist Kitten Grayson, show you how to make your own Christmas wreath at home.
Wall Street Week - Full Show 11/26/2021
Bloomberg, 27 Nov 2021
On this edition of Wall Street Week, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary
"Snow rugby" catches on in NE China as Winter Olympics approaching
CD, 27 Nov 2021
As the 2022 #Beijing Winter #Olympics is less than 3 months away,
Kevin Hart talks new drama series ‘True Story’; says ‘I stand with Dave’ amidst controversy
AP, 27 Nov 2021
Kevin Hart’s latest project isn’t not funny—that’s because he takes a dramatic turn for his new Netflix limited series “True Story” co-starring Wesley Snipes.
Hong Kong’s comeback queen? City leader Carrie Lam on Talking Post with Yonden Lhatoo
SCMP, 27 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube After bearing the brunt of public anger and international criticism over the 2019 protests, Chief...
The faces of the children suffering from severe malnutrition in Afghanistan
ITV, 27 Nov 2021
These children are among millions in Afghanistan who are suffering