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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 ...


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 ...


Top 25 roundup: No. 24 Illinois takes down No. 10 Michigan St.

Trent Frazier tallied 16 points and five assists and No. 24 Illinois held off No. 10 Michigan State 56-55 on ...


No. 24 Illinois fights off No. 10 Michigan State in Big Ten battle

Trent Frazier had 16 points and five assists and No. 24 Illinois barely held off a Michigan State rally and ...


Bears hire Ryan Poles as GM; Vikings reportedly select GM, too

The Chicago Bears hired Ryan Poles to fill their vacant general manager position on Tuesday, and the Minnesota Vikings reportedly ...


Conservatives in crisis: where whipping stops and blackmail begins

Whips are key players in Westminster. They act as a two-way channel of communication between the party leadership and backbench ...


Boris Johnson's career takes a new blow

Up to 30 people took part in the celebrations in the Cabinet Room at 10 Downing Street on June 19, ...


Sir Ian McKellen expresses his one final desire to star in musical

London [UK], January 25 (ANI): Veteran British actor Sir Ian McKellen has expressed that the last major professional achievement he ...


London Police Investigating Lockdown Parties at British PM's Offices

LONDON - London police said Tuesday they were investigating Downing Street lockdown parties in 2020 to determine if U.K. government ...


Met Police launch investigation into Downing Street parties

Boris Johnson has been under increasing pressure to resign following reports of a lockdown birthday party attended by 30 staffThe ...


Boris Johnson's birthday party amid Covid curbs revealed

Up to 30 people took part in the celebrations in the Cabinet Room at 10 Downing Street on June 19, ...


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The case for returning the Parthenon Marbles

The case for returning the Parthenon Marbles Duke Chronicle ...

'As an adult I discovered I have siblings, but I grew up in care, alone'

Ashley John-Baptiste grew up in care, unaware he had siblings. His new documentary is called Split Up in Care: Life ...

Mark Bain- Integrated education remains Rubiks cube conundrum for NI

When Alliance MLA Kellie Armstrong launched her private members bill seeking to enhance the provision for integrated education in Northern ...

Antnio Horta-Osrio- The banker who can't stay out of the headlines

One of the UK's best-known banking bosses, Antnio Horta-Osrio is used to good - and bad - headlines. ...

Boris Johnson to face MPs in Commons as Gray report looms

Civil servant Sue Gray's report is said to be largely complete and is expected to be published soon. ...

Sam McBride- Secrecy and power... what Sue Grays two NI sojourns reveal about her

Mystique surrounds Sue Gray as lies surround the man whose career now rests in her hands if even she could ...

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African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...

New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...

World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

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Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses ninety-nine points

TOKYO, Japan - Fears of an early move by the Federal Reserve kept buyers at bay across Asia on Wednesday.In ...


Mark Cuban's online pharmacy to offer public cheaper drugs

DALLAS, Texas: Investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy offering over 100 drugs at an ...


Technology stocks lead U.S. stocks rout, Nasdaq drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - U.S. stocks gyrated again on Tuesday with the major indices plunging before bouncing back. Nonetheless, it ...


Record high fertilizer prices in Mississippi mean smaller harvests

JACKSON, Mississippi: Record high fertilizer prices could result in Mississippi farmers planting smaller crops in 2022."Mississippi is such an agricultural ...


Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...


Despite losses, American Airlines optimistic about spring travel

DALLAS, Texas: American Airlines has reported losses of $931 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additionally, officials have said ...


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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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