• FOG ALERT: Poor visibility and disruption to transport possible
FOG ALERT: Poor visibility and disruption to transport possible

It issued the alert as it forecast the day will be largely dry and sunny in parts with fog lingering around the midlands. The Chief Forecaster added: "With light winds and clear skies fog is expected to form quite widely on Monday evening with visibility falling below 100 m in places".

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  • I'm a Celebrity victor Georgia: 'I want to be a Tory MP'
I'm a Celebrity victor Georgia: 'I want to be a Tory MP'

Georgia "Toff" Toffolo must now prepare for battle with ITV's accountants. Vicky, who won the show in 2015, claimed that it is "no coincidence" that Toff won in 2017, as well as Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt in 2016, and herself in 2016, as all three of the ladies have made their "living being ourselves on TV".

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  • Kaka, Brazilian midfielder retires at 35
Kaka, Brazilian midfielder retires at 35

The blog is a little saddened that the lovely game loses one if it's finest players of our era today, as Kaka has announced his retirement from football aged 35. "I prepared a lot to be a professional player, and I want to prepare for this new role, I want to see a little outside". Former Ballon d'Or victor Kaka says he is retiring from soccer at...

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  • Pistons vaporize Magic, run win streak to three
Pistons vaporize Magic, run win streak to three

Detroit's offense still isn't where it wants to be, and it went cold during the fourth quarter on Friday at IN before the Pistons managed to gut out a 104-98 win IN the final seconds. "This is probably one of my most true opportunities probably, since I've been in the league", Bullock said. They got some separation at the end of the first quarte...

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  • China Appears to Provoke South Korea With Warplanes After Summit
China Appears to Provoke South Korea With Warplanes After Summit

China sent several warplanes on a long-range drill to the Sea of Japan on Monday and also conducted drills around rival Taiwan, moved that prompted South Korea to scramble fighter jets and could raise concerns about Beijing's growing military presence in the region.

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  • 4 people, including 3 kids, die in NYC fire
4 people, including 3 kids, die in NYC fire

A 40-year-old mother, her 11 and 7-year-old sons and their 3-year-old sister all died in the fire, according to fire officials. Their names have not been released pending family notification. Three others were taken to Staten Island University Hospital in critical condition and two were transported to Maimonides Hospital with minor injuries.

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  • Weather forecast: Dense-fog advisory issued for early Monday
Weather forecast: Dense-fog advisory issued for early Monday

It will be a dry night with light winds and patchy fog, low cloud, or frost forming locally by morning. Our best chance of rain should be on Saturday, with widespread showers and a few thunderstorms. Both these days should provide a nice, quick break from the rain. Today , mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. After the front passes, our tempera...

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  • Duterte open to law change allowing same-sex civil unions
Duterte open to law change allowing same-sex civil unions

During his trip to Vietnam in March, Duterte said he was against same-sex marriage, saying the law only recognizes unions between a man and a woman. The plain-speaking president has previously been quoted as saying he was opposed to gay unions because marriage in the Philippines was only between a man and a woman.

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  • US, India hold similar views on Kashmir dispute: NSA Janjua
US, India hold similar views on Kashmir dispute: NSA Janjua

He remarked that Pakistan- in the war against terror- has faced tremendous human and economic loss and Taliban are getting stronger in Afghanistan but the U.S. "Pakistan has defeated the enemy's unsafe goal by defeating terrorism", he continued, alluding to an unidentified enemy. He said that the situation in Balochistan is improving and extremis...

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  • Here's The OFFICIAL Weather Forecast For Christmas Day
Here's The OFFICIAL Weather Forecast For Christmas Day

Forecaster Helen Roberts has, however, warned that Brits hoping for snow to fall on the big day are likely to be disappointed. This increases our chances for a white Christmas. A winter like pattern will continue over the next 1-2 weeks. ONE week out from Christmas Day, and we've now got an idea of the forecast and there is cause for celebratio...

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  • Election Commission Declares Pinera's Victory in Presidential Election in Chile
Election Commission Declares Pinera's Victory in Presidential Election in Chile

Guillier recognized a "harsh defeat" but urged Pinera to continue with outgoing center-left President Michelle Bachelet's reforms. In the end he won by a wider margin than expected taking more than 54 percent of the vote over his rival on 45 percent.

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  • National security strategy plan paints China, Russia as USA competitors
National security strategy plan paints China, Russia as USA competitors

The document will say, according to the excerpts, that competition with China and Russian Federation requires Washington to rethink policies based on the assumption that engagement with rivals and including them in worldwide institutions "would turn them into benign actors and trustworthy partners".

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  • 'Very Difficult and Upsetting': 6 Dead in Horrific Car Crash in UK
'Very Difficult and Upsetting': 6 Dead in Horrific Car Crash in UK

As well as those who died and the man in a critical condition, four people were taken to Heartlands Hospital where their condition is believed to be non-life threatening. Crash investigators are trying to piece together what caused the pile-up. Lizzy Bowers said on "I was at the McDonald's drive through when this happened, everyone ran out their ...

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  • European Union opens next Brexit phase, warns of tough talks
European Union opens next Brexit phase, warns of tough talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May has hit back at critics of her handling of Brexit , writing in the Sunday Telegraph that she had "proven the doubters wrong " after securing an interim deal. The three-page document says the United Kingdom will remain under the jurisdiction of the ECJ and be required to permit freedom of movement during any ...

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  • Gunmen seize building in Afghan capital, target intelligence training center
Gunmen seize building in Afghan capital, target intelligence training center

Security forces were deployed in the area and were battling the militants, he said. The gunmen were using heavy weapons, he said, adding that there was no immediate word on casualties. Monday's attack represents another blow to beleaguered Afghan forces. Afghan forces, already beset by desertions and corruption, have seen casualties soar to w...

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  • Trump says USA wants Russia's help on North Korea
Trump says USA wants Russia's help on North Korea

China is North Korea's top trading partner and most powerful ally, making the country a natural choice to urge Kim to stop long-range missile tests and discontinue the pursuit of a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the US mainland. He added, however, that the U.S. Asked about accusations of state-supported doping that led to Russian Federati...

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  • Canada: Homicide probe in death of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman
Canada: Homicide probe in death of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman

After carrying out post-mortem examinations over the weekend, police confirmed Sunday that the bodies of the wealthy couple had been found at their home Friday morning. Canadian Business magazine recently assessed his fortune at $4.77 billion, making him the 15th richest person in the country. "Patients around the world live healthier and more fulf...

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  • 'SNL': Alec Baldwin Ends War On Christmas As Omarosa Begs Forgiveness
'SNL': Alec Baldwin Ends War On Christmas As Omarosa Begs Forgiveness

Following Conway, Aidy Bryant's Sarah Huckabee Sanders hung two ornaments on the tree, one that had Sean Spicer's face on it and the other that had Anthony Scaramucci's likeness. Mikey Day and Alex Moffat arrived as the Trump boys ("I made a macaroni star", bragged Erik), and McKinnon did double-duty as a tiny Elf on the Shelf Jeff Sessions ("I'm a...

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  • More showers and storms to start the work week
More showers and storms to start the work week

Monday cloud cover will dominate as a warm front approaches and also provides some light shower activity during the course of the afternoon. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. Highs will be in the mid-70s with west winds around 5 miles per hour. Tuesday will start off dry with a few scattered showers possible ...

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  • UN Votes On US' Recognition Of Jerusalem Status
UN Votes On US' Recognition Of Jerusalem Status

Israel's Imam Sheikh Ismael Nawahda lashed out at United States President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital during Friday's sermon at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque. The U.S. mission to the United Nations declined to comment on the draft. In order to pass, the draft resolution would need to be backed by the other 14 membe...

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  • Ex-Wife Of Deceased NBA Star Lorenzen Wright Indicted For Murder
Ex-Wife Of Deceased NBA Star Lorenzen Wright Indicted For Murder

The Commercial Appeal previously reported that the two attended the same church, Mt. Sherra Wright-Robinson, shown here in 2010 at her ex-husband's funeral, has been charged with the murder of Lorenzen Wright . Turner's arrest last week came more than seven years after the discovery of Wright's body in southeast Memphis. The dispatch heard gu...

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  • EC notice on Rahul a ploy to prevent telecast of his show
EC notice on Rahul a ploy to prevent telecast of his show

To address such controversies in the future, the EC directed the government to constitute a committee, with representation from the EC, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Ministry of Law and Justice, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, and representatives of National Broadcasters Associations (NBA) and Press Council of India ...

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  • Gujarat Elections: Vijay Rupani wins by 25000 votes after initial scare
Gujarat Elections: Vijay Rupani wins by 25000 votes after initial scare

Congress, led by Rahul Gandhi , who formally took over as party president at the weekend, was set to win more than 70 seats, far better than it had done in the past. The rupee had gained 30 paise to close at a fresh three-month high of 64.04 on Friday against the dollar after all exit polls had suggested that the BJP would retain Gujarat and retur...

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  • 12 dead as fire breaks out in Mumbai shop, many feared trapped
12 dead as fire breaks out in Mumbai shop, many feared trapped

Four fire tankers and fire engines rushed to the spot to douse the flame. "The electric wiring and installation, and a huge stock of eatables, furniture and sheets had caught fire", said a fire brigade official, who did not wish to be named.

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  • Ahmedabad collector rubbishes Hardik Patel's claims of EVM tampering
Ahmedabad collector rubbishes Hardik Patel's claims of EVM tampering

As the counting of votes in the Gujarat assembly elections in the early hours showed a neck and neck battle between the BJP and the Congress and a clear lead for the BJP in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti said there was no question of EVM tampering in the elections.

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