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British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...


Boris Volfman, "A Record Increase in Export of Sugar to the UK"

There was a record increase in the export of sugar products in 2021, which has a significant share in Turkey's ...


Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...


UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...


After decades of delays, Shell Oil gives up on UK's Cambo oilfield

LONDON, England: Shell Oil announced this week that it has abandoned its plans to develop the Cambo oil field west ...


Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...


PL: Origi's late winner send Liverpool top after Chelsea's dramatic stumble against West Ham

London [UK], December 4 (ANI): Substitute Divock Origi scored in stoppage time to send Liverpool top of the Premier League ...


New charity version of Do They Know It's Christmas recorded in Walsall - Express & Star

Members of MENTalk at JJM recording studio in Walsall to make a cover of Band Aid's Do They Know It's ...


Man who killed ex-girlfriend admits attempted murder of second person - Express & Star

Charles Byrne had previously admitted the manslaughter by diminished responsibility of ex-girlfriend Christina Rowe. ...


Omicron- What do we know about the new Covid-19 variant? - Express & Star

A sign directs passengers to a testing centre at Heathrow Airport ...


Pearl Harbour- Day of infamy which changed history - Express & Star

A small boat rescues a USS West Virginia crew member from the water. ...


Ex-Walsall Council leader charged with child sex offences - Express & Star

Sean Coughlan was Walsall Council leader on two occasions ...


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Large UK Christmas parties being canceled due to Omicron

LONDON, England: Due to the uncertainty caused by the Omicron variant of COVID-19,, major companies, including NatWest, Aviva, Deloitte and ...

Over 1,300 evacuated after volcano rains fire on Indonesian villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Rescue personnel in Indonesia are facing the arduous task of looking for survivors in villages blanketed by searing ...

Cold War fears emerge as democracy summit looms

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, U.S. President Joe Biden will host a virtual "Summit for Democracy." The gathering ...

Ten covid infected cruise passengers placed in isolation in USA

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: At least ten passengers and crew members onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship that docked in New ...

British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...

Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Business

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Europe says $340 billion program will not burden countries with debt

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has announced the creation of a program worth $340 billion, called "Global Gateway," to act ...

Stock markets in Asia forge ahead on back of global rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued the merry-go-round on Wednesday as investors the world over swarmed stock markets ...

Problem with hood detaching causes Honda recall of 725,000 vehicles

TORRANCE, California: Honda is recalling some 725,000 SUVs and pick-up trucks due to faulty hoods that could open while vehicles ...

Angry Elon Musk moves Tesla headquarters out of California

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla has confirmed that it moved its headquarters from Palo Alto, California to a location next to its ...

U.S. stocks tack on to global rally, Nasdaq jumps 456 points

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks were all the rage in New York on Tuesday, pushing the broader industrial ...

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Large UK Christmas parties being canceled due to Omicron

LONDON, England: Due to the uncertainty caused by the Omicron variant of COVID-19,, major companies, including NatWest, Aviva, Deloitte and ...


British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...


Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...


UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...


After decades of delays, Shell Oil gives up on UK's Cambo oilfield

LONDON, England: Shell Oil announced this week that it has abandoned its plans to develop the Cambo oil field west ...


Western allies outline new sanctions on Belarus over migrants

LONDON, England: The United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Canada have agreed to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis on ...


Hotel Review

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 ...