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EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...


Woods, McIlroy major drawcards at Japan's PGA Tour debut

Chiba - Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are the major attractions in a world-class line-up as the PGA Tour breaks ...


Lawmakers vote in favour of Boris Johnson's new Brexit plan

London [UK], Oct 23 (ANI): British lawmakers on Tuesday (local time) voted in favour of the new Brexit plan proposed ...


Boris Johnson might yet get Brexit done: Counting the votes

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will find out Tuesday evening whether he can muster a majority in the House of Commons ...


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Gurpreet, who is Sikh, was trolled for bodyweight workouts

When Gurpreet started posting her workouts on Instagram she was trolled by people who said it wasnt the sort of ...

Geraint Thomas receives OBE at Buckingham Palace

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas received his OBE at a royal investiture at Buckingham Palace. ...

Ex-EastEnders actress Katie Jarvis on her job-shaming story

Former EastEnders actress Katy Jarvis describes how she felt after a newspaper splashed pictures of her working as a shop ...

Katie Jarvis- Ex-EastEnders actress felt 'degraded' by job-shaming story

Soap stars defended Katie Jarvis after a paper splashed her shop security guard job on the front page. ...

The Crown 3 trailer- Olivia Colman's Queen faces a crisis of confidence

The monarchy's stiff upper lip is paramount in the trailer for season three of the Netflix drama. ...

Abortion- What does the change in the law mean for NI women?

BBC News NI speaks to four women with very different opinions on the emotive issue. ...

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Kim unlikely to forego nuclear capability without solid guarantees

WASHINGTON, DC - Since the regime in Pyongyang doesn't see any reason to rein in its nuclear weapons program or ...

U.S. tightens net on whistleblower Julian Assange

LONDON, UK - U.S. efforts to have whistleblower Julian Assange extradited from a prison in London to the United States ...

Israel could be forced to polls for third time this year

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, and has given up on being ...

Trudeau holds on to power but with slimmed majority

Canada's federal election campaign highlighted a struggle that caught the world by surprise. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the ...

U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...

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Bourses across Asia mixed, U.S. dollar regains some ground

SYDNEY, NSW - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.In Japan the key Nikkei 225 index jumped 76.48 points or ...


New Zealand carrier announces direct flights to New York

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Air New Zealand is to launch a non-stop route from Auckland to New York.The new service ...


Wall Street mixed as UK lawmakers reject new Brexit deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow advancing, while the S&P 500 and ...


Ground-breaking ceremony in Dubai for Malaysian expo team

DUBAI, UAE - Malaysia held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, to kick-start construction of it's pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, ...


Steaks back on menus in China as Irish beef exports resume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Beef exports from Ireland to China are back to full capacity after a two-decade ban.The majority of ...


Stocks rise in Asia, dollar remains soft

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday, with gains across the board.Helping sentiment were remarks by U.S. President ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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