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Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...


After $1.4 billion loss, British Airways expects improvement in July

LONDON, England: IAG, parent company of British Airways, has expressed confidence that air traffic will increase beginning in July."We consider, ...


1913 menu found in British cafe remodel

LIVERPOOL, England: A 108 year-old menu has been discovered by workers who were renovating a cafe in England.While working on ...


Medina Spirit remains Preakness favorite despite controversy

Medina Spirit is the morning-line 9-5 favorite for Saturday's 146th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Rase Course in Baltimore, despite controversy ...


Top 5 most likable Russian characters in western literature

Truly talented writers are like fussy eaters. They often choose characters that match their personalities. Bestselling writers, from Alexandre Dumas ...


What's happened to Keir Starmer's leadership?

In June last year, Ed Miliband was asked on The Andrew Marr Show whether Keir Starmer was going to be ...


Boris Johnson has unpaid debt of about R10 500, court records show

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whose personal finances have come under the spotlight over the renovation of his Downing Street ...


No. 10 seed Belinda Bencic ousted at Italian Open

France's Kristina Mladenovic eliminated No. 10 seed Belinda Bencic of Switzerland with a 6-3, 6-4 win Tuesday in the first ...


Britain's Queen Elizabeth Presents Government Agenda

Britain's Queen Elizabeth delivered the official Opening of Parliament speech Tuesday, her first ceremonial appearance since the death of her ...


Covid-19: UK open to talks over vaccine waivers with US and others

The UK is open to discussions with the US and other countries over vaccine IP waivers.This comes after the US ...


Rams' Robert Woods comes out on top to wear No. 2

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods will wear the No. 2 jersey this season, the team announced Tuesday. Woods, ...


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Donald Trump is not going away - and can win again, says NIGEL FARAGE

FOLLOWING defeat in the presidential election last November, the mood among conservatives in America has not been a good one. ...

Coronavirus- Surge testing in Redbridge after South African variant found

The Department of Health says the people who tested positive are self-isolating. ...

Manchester United v Liverpool game postponed after fan protest

Manchester United's game against Liverpool is postponed after about 200 fans break into Old Trafford to protest against the Glazers' ...

Three seriously injured in Edinburgh rickshaw crash

A 25-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident which happened in Edinburgh. ...

Fr Patrick McCafferty- Thought for the weekend

Many of us will hear, at worship this weekend, the Lord Jesus saying to us: "It is to the glory ...

Senior Tory says PM should resign if he has broken ministerial code

But Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross says he will wait for answers from the three investigations taking place. ...

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U.S. oil pipeline shutdown could cause jump in prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: Supply disruptions caused by the shutdown at Colonial Pipeline---the country's top fuel pipeline network---could result in prices rising ...

California population falls by 182,000; largest loss in 100 years

SACRAMENTO, California: For the first time in 120 years, California's population declined last year.The state lost 182,083 people during 2020, ...

Slovakia awaiting test results before purchasing Russian Covid vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Following successful testing in a Hungarian lab, Slovakia will discuss the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus ...

Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...

After 14 months, Georgia Supreme Court to resume in-person sessions

ATLANTA, Georgia: The Georgia Supreme Court is to resume in-person court hearings for the first time in more than one ...

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U.S. TSA says 1.6 million travel thru airports in single day high

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 1.6 million passengers passed through U.S. airports on May 6, the largest number since March 2020.According to ...


Huge sell-of U.S. stocks continues, Dow plunges 682 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks shattered on Wednesday, for the second day in a row as U.S. Labor ...


Free Covid shots at Empire State, Central Park for returning tourists

NEW YORK CITY, New York: To encourage the return of tourists, New York City will be offering Covid vaccines at ...


Cautious opening of UK approaches; restaurants, pubs to serve indoors

LONDON, England: The new easing of Covid restrictions will allow the British public to be served inside pubs and even ...


Stocks drop as Australia vows to keep borders closed to mid-2022

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continued concern over inflation kept investors at bay in Japan and Australia on Wednesday, although sharemarkets ...


Spread of Covid halts Amazon's Prime Day sale in India

SEATTLE, Washington: Ecommerce giant Amazon.com has halted its Prime Day sale held yearly in India, according to its spokesperson on ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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