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Infants not allowed: UK MP told not to return with nursing baby

LONDON, England: After being notified that she cannot be seated in the UK Parliament with her three month-old son, Member ...


As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...


EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...


Josephine Baker: what it means to enter France's hallowed Pantheon

Josephine Baker - performer, Resistance hero, and civil rights activist - is the first woman of colour to enter the ...


Barbados Becomes Republic, Cuts Ties to British Throne

Barbados became a republic Tuesday, cutting its colonial ties to the British throne and removing Britain's Queen Elizabeth as the ...


Crashed British F-35 failed to take off, leaked video shows

Leaked video shows how an F-35 fighter jet plunged into the sea after trying to take off from the British ...


Pop star awarded National Hero of now-independent Barbados

Pop musician Rihanna was awarded the honor of Barbados National Hero on Tuesday, shortly after the nation became a republic ...


UK names age groups eligible for Covid boosters amid Omicron scare

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has said all adults between 18 and 39 years should receive booster ...


China does not intend to invite western politicians calling for Olympics boycott: Report

Beijing [China], November 29 (ANI): China does not intend to invite to the 2022 Olympics Western politicians who call for ...


Queen ousted as Barbados decolonizes

At midnight on Monday, Barbados will swear in Governor General Sandra Mason as its first president. The Caribbean island will ...


Omicron outbreak confirmed in Scotland

Scottish authorities confirmed six cases of the Omicron Covid strain on Monday, as the scale of the outbreak grows in ...


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The Irish Times view on new UK Covid-19 strategy- Preparing for Plan B

The Irish Times view on new UK Covid-19 strategy: Preparing for Plan B The Irish Times ...

What a personal saga reveals about scientists lives and about science itself

What a personal saga reveals about scientists' lives and about science itself Nature.com ...

Norfolk Anglo-Saxon coin hoard could be worth 400,000

The gold coins are estimated to be worth up to 3,000 each, an expert says. ...

Carole Packman murder- Russell Causley returned to prison

Russell Causley, who murdered Carole Packman 36 years ago, refuses to say where he put her body. ...

Covid- Omicron variant 'not all doom and gloom'

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam says that it is ''not all doom and gloom'' surrounding Omicron variant. ...

How Britain protects its nuclear material

This highly specialised team guards Britain's radioactive stockpiles. ...

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Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

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Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...


To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...


U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...


Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...


Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...


New Covid variant keeps Asian stocks on the defense

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets fell Monday, however, European bourses began picking up in early trading as debate raged ...


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