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Waitrose set to remove all plastic bags by March 2019

LONDON, U.K. - Setting itself the deadline of March 2019, supermarket giant Waitrose has announced its plans to do away ...


Report: Tesco planning a raft of store closures in the U.K.

MANCHESTER, U.K. - In a bid to cut costs and boost its profit margins, supermarket chain Tesco is said to ...


Deutsche Bank confirms assets move from London to Frankfurt

LONDON, U.K. - In the aftermath of Britain's planned exit from the European Union - which will take place next ...


Chanel to set up its global office in the U.K. capital

LONDON, U.K. - For the first time in its 110-year history, the luxury goods maker Chanel has decided to gather ...


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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

Disaster declared in North Carolina as deaths from Florence

NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. - The death toll from tropical storm Florence, that has been lashing the mid-Atlantic coast of the ...

Syria: Israel targetted Damascus Airport with many missiles

DAMASCUS, Syria - Calling it an act of "aggression," the Syrian state media slammed Israel, accusing it of firing "several ...

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India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks groupĀ is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

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Angola, Portugal turn page on past tensions

President Joao Lourenco and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa buried the hatchet on Tuesday during whirlwind talks in Luanda that ...


Sex with Trump 'least impressive' she's ever had - Stormy Daniels

Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims to have slept with Donald Trump over a decade ago, says in her ...


Britain freezes aid to Zambia over graft fears

Britain has suspended aid payments to Zambia over concerns of alleged fraud and corruption by the government of President Edgar ...


Despite defeat, All Blacks still heavy RWC favourites

Cape Town - Despite their shock Rugby Championship defeat to the Springboks in Wellington last weekend, the All Blacks are ...


'Digital Resistance': Siberian Game Racks Up Political Points

BARNAUL, Russia -- Many in Russia and around the world were appalled when 23-year-old Barnaul resident Maria Motuznaya was put ...


Cop finds python in boot of Golf after arresting alleged car thieves

An off-duty Eastern Cape officer sprang into action in Berea on Monday after two men allegedly stole a VW Golf ...


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