With the Christmas season looming, Britons are itching to buy gifts, stock up on treats, get dolled up and meet up with friends and family. And shops, pubs and restaurants are anxious to rake in the cash at this time of year.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The traditional Thanksgiving turkey pardon that will take place on Tuesday, according to the White House schedule, will become US President Donald Trump’s fifth official appearance since the election.
WENCHANG (Sputnik) - A Chinese heavy-lift Chang Zheng 5 launch vehicle with a Chang'e 5 return vehicle, which is planned to land on the Moon, collect samples of lunar soil, and return with them to Earth, was launched from the cosmodrome at Hainan, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
According to a fresh report, half of six-year-olds at preschools in Stockholm's Järva, which has a high proportion of immigrants, speak poor Swedish and thus risk falling behind in the education process.
Numerous countries have reported spikes in the number of coronavirus cases amid another wave of the pandemic. The global COVID-19 tally has surpassed 59 million, while the death toll has reached almost 1.4 million worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
After Israel announced that it had signed a number of agreements with leading pharmaceutical companies to provide the country with a large portion of COVID-19 vaccines, many in the Jewish state heaved a sigh of relief. But an expert is warning that it is too early to celebrate.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA) decision to not pursue future Senate chairmanship comes shortly after fellow Democrats accused the 87-year-old of going rogue during Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Amy Coney Barret's confirmation hearing.
The stealthy F-35 will be the first supersonic fighter jet to carry the small B61-12 nuclear bomb inside an internal weapons bay, meaning it won’t have to sacrifice stealthiness for striking power.