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UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...


British PM signals crackdown on unions

Rishi Sunak seeks ?tough? labor laws against ?unreasonable? coordinated strikesUK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said he will support "tough ...


Meghan Markle wins award for philanthropy along with bagging trophy for 'Archetypes' podcast

London [UK], December 8 (ANI): The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, recently had back-to-back wins as she received a philanthropy ...


China scolds UK for failing to fulfill international obligation

Beijing has called for British officials to reverse a ruling that's blocking the construction of a huge new embassy in ...


Ex-worker at Buckingham Palace slams 'Harry Meghan' docu-series, calls it Meghan's "game"

London [UK], December 7 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have may have left the palace, but a royal ...


UK no longer a foreign aid 'superpower minister

Hosting refugees at home drains the budget for bilateral programs abroad, MPs were toldThe UK is no longer a "development ...


UK no longer 'superpower in foreign aid minister

Hosting refugees at home drains the budget for bilateral programs abroad, MPs were toldThe UK is no longer a "development ...


India's global interest growing, its footprint expanding: Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Appraising Rajya Sabha on developments in India's Foreign Policy', External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar ...


It's a nostalgic Tuesday for 'Wonder Woman' Gal Gadot

Washington [US], December 6 (ANI): Hollywood actor Gal Gadot, on Tuesday, took a stroll down memory lane and shared a ...


Nebraska looks to beat another ranked opponent, visits No. 14 Indiana

Fresh off a big road win over a ranked opponent, Nebraska will try to keep that momentum going when it ...


C.J. Stroud, Caleb Williams among four QBs named Heisman finalists

Georgia's Stetson Bennett, TCU's Max Duggan, Ohio State's C.J. Stroud and Southern California's Caleb Williams were named finalists for the ...


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Liz Truss must value science, not fear it

Liz Truss must value science, not fear it Nature.com ...

David Fuller- Double murderer sentenced over more mortuary sex abuse

David Fuller abused a woman's body just seven hours after she died, her daughter tells a court. ...

'The baby I lost to miscarriage saved my life'

If Laura Strathearn had carried her baby to term, she would have gone straight into hospice care. ...

England are promising their best is yet to come at the World Cup - The Independent

Editor's letter: England promises their best is yet to come at the World Cup is it? The Independent ...

Matt Hancock to stand down as MP amid local criticism

It comes as some party members in his Suffolk constituency say the MP is "not fit to represent" them. ...

New homes- What's happened to the government's housebuilding target?

Michael Gove failed to commit to the government's new-homes target, so what's happening to it? ...

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Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: In a legal overhaul that critics say could curb freedoms and police morality in the world's third-largest democracy, ...

Hawaii braces for eruption on Big Island of Honolulu

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Officials are concerned that a major eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii ...

'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, kills US passenger

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship this week as it was sailing toward the ...

After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...

Sheriff: Vandals cut power across North Carolina county

MOORE COUNTY, North Carolina: Local authorities said that two power substations in Moore County, North Carolina, were damaged by gunfire, ...

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China to sell electric vehicles in Japan in 2023

TOKYO, Japan: China's BYD Co's said it would start selling its first electric vehicles in Japan early next year.China's BYD, ...


Change comes to US auto union as reformers win elections

DETROIT, Michigan: In an election triggered by a federal bribery and embezzlement scandal involving former United Auto Workers (UAW) union ...


U.S. stocks take breather, Nasdaq Composite slips 56 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. and around the world fell on Wednesday although losses were mostly ...


Hearing aids now sold without prescriptions in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hearing aids can now be sold without prescriptions from a doctor in the U.S., making it easier and ...


Musk confirms that apple to resume advertising on Twitter

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com is planning to resume advertising on Twitter, pending some security tweaks to the company's ads platform, purchasing ...


Mexico, US plan joint strategy to lure businesses back to N. America

WASHINGTON D.C.: Mexico's government announced that Mexican Economy Minister Raquel Buenrostro and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo will draft ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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