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Ben Cox signs new deal

London [UK], March 3 (ANI): Wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Cox has signed a two-year contract extension with English county Worcestershire, the club ...


Man City equal unbeaten record in Wolves demolition

Manchester City equalled their club record of 28 games unbeaten on Tuesday, hammering Wolverhampton 4-1 to open up a gaping ...


Aldi announce new ban for all stores in England and Wales

The budget supermarket has been carbon neutral since January 2019 ...


The number of rough sleepers on Sandwell and Dudley streets

THERE has been a big drop in the number of rough sleepers in Sandwell over the last year, but the ...


Warning as Brierley Hill police spot "a lot more people gathering in groups"

POLICE in Brierley Hill are warning people fines will be issued to those flouting Covid-19 regulations after noticing a "lot ...


Child Benefit payments will go up in April - how much will you receive?

The government hasannouncedchild benefit paymentswill increase from the start of the new tax year, benefiting millions of children. ...


Handmade with love - Dudley community group just keeps growing

A group set up to help local hospital staff with key equipment during the PPE crisis has grown into a ...


Latest round up of local court cases

A Dudley man has been placed under curfew after racially harassing a police officer. Jack Burns, aged 20, of Arcal ...


Regional Children's Farm plans post-Covid summer camp

A fantastic summer camp for local youngsters to celebrate the end of lockdown is being planned at a regional children's ...


More than one million people told to come forward for Covid jab

People who book into a vaccine centre will be greeted by volunteers who will marshal car parks and register them ...


Dudley Council appoints new deputy chief executive

DUDLEY Council has appointed a new deputy chief executive. ...


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New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

Repairing roads, bridges to be focus of White House, says officials

WASHINGTON D.C.: Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, President Joe Biden and other lawmakers are establishing the foundations ...

Black, brown communities targeted in Covid vaccination campaign

WASHINGTON DC - To boost vaccination rates among minorities, particularly Black and brown Americans, senior Biden administration officials say the ...

Justice Dept. to seek reversal of Texas eviction ruling

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department has announced it will appeal a court ruling that the federal prohibition on evictions ...

Biden press secretary says president seeks probe of NY Gov. Cuomo

WASHINGTON, DC - Following accusations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, White House press secretary Jen Psaki ...

No one hurt in Sunday's California quake

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Small earthquakes reaching magnitude 3.7 were felt along California's Central Coast after midnight on Sunday, according to ...

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Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...

Slight growth in Irish manufacturing buoys business sector

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's manufacturing sector grew slightly for the second consecutive month in February, after a major decline at the ...

Japanese and Chinese markets targeted by sellers, stocks tumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most of the major indices in Asia tumbled more than two percent on Thursday.The only bourse ...

Airbnb posts fourth quarter earnings of $859 million

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Airbnb hosts can see average earnings of up to $10,000 per year, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, ...

U.S. stocks lose ground as major tech stocks shatter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks lost ground on Wednesday as bond yields continued to spike. The technology sector ...

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French rugby chief Laporte to appear before ministers in Covid probe

French rugby chief Bernard Laporte is to appear before Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer and Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu on Friday ...


'Nothing untoward', says Stokes on showdown with Kohli

England's Ben Stokes on Thursday said his verbal duel with India skipper Virat Kohli highlighted that two professionals "care about ...


Stocks slide as inflation fears take hold

Stock markets retreated Thursday, with the heaviest losses in Asia, as rising inflation fears offset optimism about the re-opening of ...


India 'completely' out skilled England, admits Vaughan

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 4 (ANI): While Michael Vaughan had criticised the pitch in the pink-ball game, the former England ...


UK post-study graduate route to open in July

New Delhi [India], March 4 (ANI): The British High Commission on Thursday confirmed the new Graduate route will open for ...


These are the hardest conditions I've faced: Stokes

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 4 (ANI): As the England batters continue to struggle to find form in their ongoing series, ...


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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 ...