US marks Thanksgiving with parade

US marks Thanksgiving with parade

Millions of New Yorkers have soaked up bright autumn sunshine as the annual Thanksgiving Day parade kicked off the US holiday season. Parade-goers under clear blue skies watched marching bands, performers, floats and inflatables head…


Man dies as wind and rain lash UK

Torrential rain and high winds across much of the UK have resulted in widespread flooding, with more stormy weather predicted for the weekend. A man died in floods in Chew Stoke near Bath on Thursday…


Fans on attempted murder charge

Two Italians thought to be fans of the AS Roma football team have been charged with attempted murder after a group of Tottenham fans was attacked in Rome. Ten Spurs fans, in town for a…


EU nations far apart on budget

European leaders have resumed gruelling EU budget negotiations, amid signs that a deal may be out of reach. The talks had continued late into Thursday night. A revised proposal from summit chairman Herman Van Rompuy…