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Man City pair Walker & Jesus test positive for Covid-19

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 13:24
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker - along with two members of staff - test positive for Covid-19.
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Kaitlyn Bristowe, 'Dancing with the Stars' champion, has Covid-19

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 13:23
Kaitlyn Bristowe, the recently crowned champion of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," and her boyfriend Jason Tartick have Covid-19, she announced on Instagram.
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How astronauts celebrate Christmas away from Earth

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 12:44
The holidays may look a little different this year due to the pandemic, but they will still happen -- even in space.
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A mailman, two little sisters, and weeks-long games of Tic-tac-toe

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 12:30
Adam Finley loves his job as a mail carrier for USPS.
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UK flooding: Bungay and Wainford homes evacuated and leisure centre shut

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 12:11
Police praise residents for "compassion" shown to officers while being told to leave their homes.
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Kent lorry chaos: Thousands of lorry drivers spend Christmas in cabs

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 11:50
Hundreds of military personnel have been deployed to help clear the backlog of about 5,000 lorries.
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Notre-Dame: Choir sings inside cathedral for first time since fire

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 11:11
Singers perform inside the Paris cathedral for the first time since the April 2019 fire.
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'Despite Covid, why 2020 was the best year of my life'

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 10:57
People talk about why their 2020 was one to remember, despite everything.
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John Edrich: Former England batsman dies aged 83

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 10:25
Former England and Surrey batsman John Edrich, who made 12 centuries and more than 5,000 runs in 77 Test matches, dies aged 83.
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How the 'Goldfinger' Alpine sequence gave rise to Bondmania

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 10:25
A supervillain, an assassin, a mountain car chase and an Aston Martin equipped with gadgetry -- the Alpine scenes in 1964's "Goldfinger" set a new benchmark for the archetypal James Bond sequence. And as well as being, arguably, the most iconic six minutes and 37 seconds in the franchise's history, it is also one of the best documented.
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This chase sequence changed Bond movies forever

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 10:18
Filmed in Switzerland's Urseren Valley, the famous Alpine scene in 1964's "Goldfinger" set a new benchmark for the 007 movie franchise.
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Boeing 737: How world's most successful airplane became its most troubled

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 10:17
Over the course of its long history, the Boeing 737 has acquired more nicknames than any other commercial aircraft.
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With choir in hard hats, fire-ravaged Notre Dame rings in Christmas

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 10:01
For the first time since a fire that nearly destroyed it, the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris played host to a Christmas Eve choral concert, an annual tradition in France.
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EU ambassadors gather to review Brexit trade deal on Christmas Day

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 09:57
Instead of eating turkey or opening presents, European Union ambassadors will spend part of Christmas Day reviewing the details of the bloc's post-Brexit trade deal with the United Kingdom.
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NYPD officer who was shot on Christmas Eve survived because of his bulletproof vest

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 09:16
A New York Police Department officer who was shot in the back during a domestic violence incident in Brooklyn on Thursday was saved by his bulletproof vest in what officials called a "Christmas miracle."
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2020 was a terrible year. But the world's in better shape than you might think

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 09:03
In 2020, a devastating virus officially disappeared from the continent it had once ravaged -- a remarkable public health achievement that followed decades of work. But you may have missed it.
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The major events that changed the world in 2020

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 09:01
2020 has been an unforgettable year. We've witnessed world-changing, paradigm-shifting events, all under the cloud of the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN's Clarissa Ward looks back at the major international events of the year.
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Mam Tor Christmas marriage proposal photographed by chance

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 08:06
A marriage proposal is caught by a keen photographer who was walking in the Peak District.
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'Disappointment' for fans who 'spend Christmas' at Sandringham

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 08:06
About 5,000 people usually spend their Christmas morning watching the Royal Family arrive at church - but not this year.
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Coronavirus: The students who can't go home for Christmas

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 08:05
Many students have faced the dilemma this year of whether to spend Christmas with their families.
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