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- Covid: New variant classed 'of concern' and named Omicronon 27th November 2021 at 02:20
The World Health Organization says the variant has a large number of mutations, some are concerning.
- Covid: US joins EU in restricting flights from southern Africa over new coronavirus varianton 27th November 2021 at 02:17
Flights from eight African nations to be blocked as new variant is classified as being "of concern".
- The Papers: Battle to hold back Omicron, and fears over Christmason 27th November 2021 at 01:51
Concerns about new Covid-19 variant and disagreement over the current migrant crisis lead the papers.
- Musical theatre icon Stephen Sondheim dies at 91on 27th November 2021 at 01:50
The US composer and lyricist reshaped America's musical theatre in a career spanning over 60 years.
- Covid: Swiss vote on ending restrictions while cases surgeon 27th November 2021 at 00:28
Sunday's referendum is held in a country with one of the lowest vaccination rates in Western Europe.
- Channel disaster: Kurdish woman is first victim identifiedon 26th November 2021 at 23:46
Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin was a 24-year-old Kurdish woman from northern Iraq.
- Dressing-room culture review part of ECB's new anti-discrimination planon 26th November 2021 at 23:13
A full review of dressing-room culture is part of a wide-ranging action plan to tackle discrimination and racism in cricket in England and Wales.
- Obituary: Stephen Sondheimon 26th November 2021 at 23:02
The composer and lyricist was a giant of musical theatre with a knack for adapting unlikely subjects.
- West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Nottingham Forest: 10-man Baggies hold on for drawon 26th November 2021 at 23:02
West Bromwich Albion have Jayson Molumby sent off as they play out a goalless draw against Nottingham Forest.
- Where better connectivity could be 'life-changing'on 26th November 2021 at 23:02
How transport issues affect the lives of people across many parts of southern Scotland.