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UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...


Police confirm 14-year old Glasgow boy was murdered

GLASGOW, Scotland - Police in Glasgow have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a 14-year-old boy in the ...


British Queen spends night at hospital for 'preliminary investigations': Buckingham Palace

London [UK], October 22 (ANI): British Queen Elizabeth II spent a night at a hospital on Wednesday for "preliminary investigations", ...


Britain records more than 50,000 new coronavirus cases

© Provided by Xinhua Britain recorded another 52,009 new coronavirus cases, marking the first time the figure has been above ...


British prosecutors charge man with murder of MP David Amess

London [UK], October 21 (ANI): The British prosecutors on Thursday charged Ali Harbi Ali with the murder of British MP ...


India, UK joint wargames important, will help enhance interoperability: top Royal Navy officer

By Ajit K DubeyOn board HMS Queen Elizabeth, October 21 (ANI): Terming the ongoing joint exercises between the Indian and ...


India, UK have busy calendar of engagements ahead

New Delhi [India] October 21 (ANI): India and the UK will be having a busy calendar of engagements starting with ...


The journey of Vicky Roy: From ragpicker to internationally-acclaimed photographer

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): The 33-year-old Vicky Roy, who started his journey of struggle from ragpicker is now ...


Wazzu, moving on without Nick Rolovich, faces BYU

Back in May, Washington State defensive coordinator Jake Dickert tweeted a photo of himself receiving his second COVID-19 shot. He ...


No. 10 Oregon sticks with QB Anthony Brown for game at UCLA

The Oregon Ducks look to stay in the top 10 when they travel to Pasadena, Calif., to oppose UCLA on ...


UK plans to create persistent military presence in Indo-Pacific region

London [UK], October 20 (ANI): The UK has planned to maintain a 'persistent' security presence in the Indo-pacific region, UK ...


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Manchester Arena Inquiry- Bomber's brother is a coward, families say

Ismail Abedi fled the UK ahead of his appearance at the inquiry into the Manchester Arena attack. ...

Cardiac arrest- Thousands of defibrillators unknown to 999 service

Sheila Mott, who helped saved someone's life, says the machine explained what needed to be done. ...

Labour says Covid vaccination programme is stalling

Jonathan Ashworth accuses the Health Secretary Sajid Javid of "being complacent" over Covid with a "stuttering rollout" of vaccines. ...

Coronapod- does England's COVID strategy risk breeding deadly variants?

Coronapod: does England's COVID strategy risk breeding deadly variants? Nature.com ...

Government borrowing falls in September

Borrowing was lower than a year earlier, but was still the second-highest number on record for September. ...

Social care faces tsunami of unmet need - watchdog

England's Care Quality Commission issues a warning, saying the workforce is "exhausted and depleted" ...

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Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...

Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Conservative Marki-Zay wins runoff to challenge Hungary's Orban

BUDAPEST, Hungary: Conservative provincial mayor Peter Marki-Zay, a political outsider with no party affiliation, won an opposition run-off primary on ...

Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

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Electricity cutbacks in China as price of coal soars

BEIJING, China: Throughout the world, countries are suffering from the disruptions of global supply chains.A growing list of commodities and ...


Wall Street mixed as Latin American markets get rattled

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday with the technology sector forging ahead, while industrials lagged."For ...


Shortages expected to continue to slow U.S. factories in coming months

WASHINGTON, D.C.: As the global semiconductor shortage continued to affect motor vehicle production, tumbling 7.2 percent in September after dropping ...


Official: EU faces winter without fuel due to increased energy prices

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union Labor Commissioner Nicolas Schmit has warned that a sharp rise in energy prices could cause greater ...


Asian stocks lose momentum, Japanese market dives

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were flat to lower on Thursday as renewed uncertainty about the future of ...


Federal guaranteed income policy would help U.S. recover from pandemic

COVID-19 and the unprecedented economic crisis it caused made 2020 one of the most economically challenging years for communities across ...


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