Zelenskiy says level of price cap on Russia oil isn’t serious

KYIV, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The $60 price cap on seaborne Russian oil agreed by Group of Seven nations and Australia is not serious and will do little to deter Russia from waging war in Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday.

British rail workers reject offer to avert strikes

Britain’s RMT union said on Sunday that it had rejected a pay rise offer of 4% in 2022 and 2023 from train operators aimed at heading off further strike action, which has disrupted travel for millions of rail users.

Kennedy Center honours George Clooney, U2

At a reception for this year’s Kennedy Center Honours, President Joe Biden has praised the honorees’ talents and says they embody the spirit of the US.

UK Labour’s Starmer supports plans to spread power away from Westminster

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer will on Monday support plans to spread power away from the political centre of Westminster, aiming to offer people more control over their lives and local politicians a greater say on transport, housing and jobs.

West African leaders plan peacekeeping force to counter ‘coup belt’ reputation

West African leaders said on Sunday they would establish a regional peacekeeping force to intervene in member states to help restore security and
constitutional order in a region that has witnessed several coups in the past two years.

FBI director raises national security concerns about TikTok

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok, warning Friday that control of the popular video sharing app is in the hands of a Chinese government “that doesn’t share our values.”

Prince William meets U.S. President Biden at Boston’s waterfront

Prince William greeted U.S. President Joe Biden at the waterfront in Boston on Friday, part of a multi-day visit by British royals to the United States to highlight efforts to address global environmental challenges.