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Rising UK food costs pushing inflation to 30-year high

LONDON, England: Consumer prices in the UK have risen at their fastest rate in nearly 30 years, but experts warn ...


Sotheby's asking $4 to $6.8 million for 555.55-carat black diamond

DUBAI, UAE: Auction house Sotheby's Dubai will sell a black 555.55-carat diamond believed to be from outer space, known as ...


Scotland awards rights for major offshore wind development projects

GLASGOW, Scotland: In a move that surprised the market and was welcomed by environmentalists, Scotland has awarded the rights for ...


British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...


Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...


As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...


UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...


Russia responds to British 'coup' allegations

Russia has urged the UK to cease spreading false storiesThe Russian Foreign Ministry has dismissed a claim by the UK ...


Moscow ridicules UK claim of Putin's coup in Ukraine

Russia has urged the UK to cease spreading false storiesThe Russian Foreign Ministry has dismissed a claim by the UK ...


1,000s of unvaccinated NHS staff may be fired later than expected

Prime Minister Boris Johnson allegedly fears a coup if he goes too far with his Covid-19 policiesThe UK government's threat ...


Vaccine mandate for NHS staff could be delayed

Prime Minister Boris Johnson allegedly fears a coup if he goes too far with his Covid-19 policiesThe UK government's threat ...


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Whitty and gang must be held to account on Covid fearmongering, writes CAROLE MALONE

WE all knew it - but SAGE scientists have finally been forced to admit, their hysterical predictions about Omicron were ...

Covid in Scotland- Restrictions to ease as 30 deaths recorded

Saturday's figure was the highest daily death toll since September, when 31 deaths were recorded in a one day. ...

Editorial Knee-jerk posturing offers no rational resolution to Ukraine crisis - Morning Star

Knee-jerk posturing offers no rational resolution to Ukraine crisis Morning Star Online ...

PETER HITCHENS- BBC twists our history to smear decent people as stupid fascist dupes

PETER HITCHENS: The distortion of the past is getting out of control. The truth is available to only a privileged ...

The WHO is right to call a temporary halt to COVID vaccine boosters

The WHO is right to call a temporary halt to COVID vaccine boosters Nature.com ...

Bill White- Unionist voters still split between DUP, UUP and TUV as Sinn Fein hold comfortable lead

So, the results are in from our Winter 2022 NI Tracker poll, and we see that Sinn Fein are still ...

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U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

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Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...


US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...


'Total' urges sanctions against Myanmar's oil and gas funds

PARIS, France - TotalEnergies, a French energy behemoth, has asked the US and French governments to approve targeted sanctions against ...


U.S. stocks sink, Nasdaq Composite sheds 385 points

NEW YORK, New York - Global stock markets reeled on Friday as interest rates fell and oil prices dived.Technology shares ...


Promise of new 5G cellular includes greater speed, more data

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Telecom companies have rolled out 5G networks in various locations across the United States over ...


Orange harvests down 3 percent, juice prices to jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said that this year's orange crop will produce a smaller yield ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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