Downing Street says the deal is done, confirming the UK and EU have reached a post-Brexit trade agreement, just days before the transitional period is set to end.
A human rights activist is staging a fast and hunger strike for 24 hours this Christmas eve, to raise awareness for people oppressed in China.
Rescue teams fear at least 6 sperm whales may already be dead after a pod of 10 washed up on a beach in northeast England.
Parisians set aside their pandemic fears and embraced the festive mood to shop for Christmas eve dinner.
Handmade Christmas decorations are on display at the Ukrainian culture and arts center in Kyiv.
A town in Italy is using more medical syringes than usual. But they have nothing to do with the pandemic.