Downing Street have confirmed "in-person events" such as parties will be held in the lead up to the festive period as Boris Johnson said he believes "Christmas should go ahead as normally as possible".
A further 86 cases of the new Omicron COVID variant have been reported in the UK, taking the total to 246.
There is a little park in Addis Ababa with a bench and some flowers and a big red wall.
Lewis Hamilton has said he does not feel comfortable about racing in Saudi Arabia's grand prix this weekend, as he expressed concern about human rights in the kingdom.
Airline operators have said the return of pre-departure coronavirus tests for all international arrivals to the UK will be a "devastating blow for aviation and tourism".
The tallest volcano on the Indonesian island of Java has erupted, killing at least 14 people and sending huge clouds of ash into the air.
A member of the Bank of England committee which sets interest rates has backtracked on his support for a hike, saying he first wants to see data on how the new Omicron COVID variant affects the UK's economic recovery.
The Metropolitan Police has not received any complaints about an alleged party in Downing Street last year when indoor socialising was banned under COVID restrictions, the force's commissioner has said.
A person's previous COVID infections will determine their body's immune response to future variants, according to new research.
International passengers heading to the US will have to be tested for COVID-19 within one day of travel regardless of their vaccination status, as the Omicron variant spreads around the world.
Boris Johnson has pledged to use special legal powers to persuade an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer backed by Amazon to establish a European base in Britain.
The speeding up of COVID booster jabs in England will happen no later than 13 December, NHS bosses have said.
A marked rise has been seen in the number of children admitted to hospital in South Africa - the epicentre of the new coronavirus Omicron variant - but cases are "mild", a public health expert has said.
Donald Trump's social media company says it has agreements in place to raise $1bn from investors ahead of a US stock market listing.
Rio has cancelled its world-famous New Year's Eve celebrations as the Omicron COVID variant spreads around the world.
The number of job vacancies in the UK has hit a new record 3.5 million ahead of the Christmas peak according to a closely-watched report - double the number seen in the summer.
The second major storm of the winter - named Barra by the Irish Met Office - is set to batter the UK on Tuesday.
A small farm owner weeding his garden got a giant surprise when his hoe struck an object beneath the soil's surface.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, is currently on trial, facing eight charges - including six counts of enticing minors and sex trafficking.
These communities are now well into their second week without power, and 300 miles north of Westminster, there's a sense of isolation and neglect here.
There will be a national investigation into the murder of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes.
Scotland Yard is "considering" complaints from two Labour MPs about Christmas parties held in Downing Street last year that allegedly broke coronavirus regulations.
A man had to be stretchered down a mountain in the Scottish Highlands after injuring his leg during an avalanche, rescuers have said.
A Sky News investigation has found antisemitic, racist and white supremacist material in podcasts on one of the most popular streaming services, Spotify.
Russia is planning a military offensive against Ukraine, which could begin as soon as early 2022, according to United States intelligence officials.
As the government continues to gather information on the new Omicron COVID variant, what are the new travel rules, when do they come in, and how long will they last? Sky News explains the changes.
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