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Labor shortages forcing UK to take in more foreign workers

LONDON, England: To tackle labour shortages in key industries, British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to review the country's ...


Negotiations successful in swapping five British held by Russia

LONDON, England: The non-profit organization Presidium Network has announced that five British prisoners of war captured in Ukraine have been ...


Financial crisis hits Asian markets, British pound collapses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An extraordinary plunge in the British pound to an all-time low on Monday has spooked investors, ...


Royals reveal details of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place

LONDON (CNN), 24 September 2022 - Buckingham Palace has released a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place within ...


Why fracking holds such symbolic power for the Conservative right

The UK government has lifted a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (or "fracking") in England. In his statement, new business secretary ...


Leader of South Pacific country competes in lawn bowls at the Commonwealth Games

The leader of a tiny Pacific nation was spotted competing in lawn bowls at the Commonwealth Games, while his country ...


England win gold in men's squash doubles at Commonwealth Games after thrilling final

James Willstrop and Declan James beat fellow England pair Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller 11-3 7-11 11-9 at the University ...


Ozzy Osbourne, 73, was told he could be paralysed for life after first spinal surgery

Ozzy Osbourne was told he could be paralysed for life after undergoing his first spinal surgery in 2019, the rocker ...


Birmingham secondary school teacher who sexually assaulted three schoolgirls jailed for three years

Pervert secondary school Muhammad Taimoor (pictured), 30, from Birmingham teacher has been jailed for sexually assaulting three schoolgirls after preying ...


Easton fire- One dead and eight in hospital as neighbours say fire alarms didn't go off

NEIGHBOURS of the man who died trying to escape out a window during a fire said the alarms did not ...


Van driver caught on M5 over cocaine limit

A MAN has been charged with driving on the M5 near Wotton-under-Edge while over the drug limit. ...


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Government of India warns students in Canada about hate crimes

NEW DELHI, India: The Indian government has advised students and other nationals in Canada to be wary of "incidents of ...

Pope Francis asks Italians: 'More births, more children'

MATERA, Italy: In off-the-cuff remarks on September 26, Pope Francis urged Italians to have more children. While in southern Italy ...

U.S. commits $56 million in humanitarian aid to Pakistan, promising more

WASHINGTON DC, USA - As floods devastate the South Asian country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to ...

Australia weighs US offer to build nuclear submarines

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration and the Australian government are in discussions regarding the U.S. building the island nation's first ...

Canada names first woman ambassador to China

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada has appointed Jennifer May as its first female ambassador to China, taking over a role that has ...

New Covid booster shots received by low 4.4 million

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the past three weeks, the latest campaign to offer a second Covid booster shot has seen 4.4 ...

Business

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Australia forced to review regulations following Optus cyber-attack

CANBERRA: Australia: After hackers targeted Optus, the country's second-largest telecoms firm, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the country will ...

U.S. stocks shoot higher as pound stabilizes, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks, after plunging to year lows, finally changed direction Wednesday, with investors snapping up ...

GM to spend $760 million to build parts for electric vehicles in Ohio

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will invest $760 million in its Toledo, Ohio factory to build drive ...

After Covid shutdown, China allows reopening of Macao in November

MACAU, Macao: After Macao's chief executive Ho Iat Seng announced this week that China would resume an e-visa scheme for ...

Stocks in Asia fall across-the board as recession fears take hold

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia plummeted on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar continued to surge.Fears of higher interest ...

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Deutsche Bank analyst warns Bank of England to raise rates

FRANKFURT, Germany: Deutsche Bank analyst George Saravelos said the Bank of England must raise interest rates as early as next ...


Labor shortages forcing UK to take in more foreign workers

LONDON, England: To tackle labour shortages in key industries, British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to review the country's ...


Negotiations successful in swapping five British held by Russia

LONDON, England: The non-profit organization Presidium Network has announced that five British prisoners of war captured in Ukraine have been ...


Financial crisis hits Asian markets, British pound collapses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An extraordinary plunge in the British pound to an all-time low on Monday has spooked investors, ...


Royals reveal details of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place

LONDON (CNN), 24 September 2022 - Buckingham Palace has released a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place within ...


Vikings, Saints both looking for fast starts in London

The Minnesota Vikings overcame two different double-digit deficits to win their last game. The New Orleans Saints are getting tired ...


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