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Lichfield Peace Woodland to be officially unveiled on Easter Sunday Lichfield Live

A new Peace Woodland will be officially unveiled in Lichfield on Easter Sunday. ...


Lichfield man to run London Marathon in aid of canal restoration trust Lichfield Live

A Lichfield athlete is raising funds for the citys canal trust by running in next months London Marathon. ...


Plans unveiled for new Moor Street station - The Birmingham Press

West Midlands Rail Executive reveals images of a future world class Birmingham Moor Street station. ...


A matter of routine for Villa - The Birmingham Press

Aston Villa beat Middlesbrough 3-0 and Dave Woodhall is feeling pleased. ...


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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Trust in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

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Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...


Investments and jobs being diverted from UK to Ireland

NEW YORK, New York - At least seventy new projects have been approved for investment in Ireland as a direct ...


Britain's May to Ask EU to Delay Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to ask the European Union to delay Britain's exit from the bloc by ...


Christchurch harbored white supremacists before massacre

The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known ...


New Zealand leader vows to deny accused mosque gunman notoriety

New Zealand's prime minister declared on Tuesday she would do everything in her power to deny the accused mosque gunman ...


AP Explains: Why Southern African Cyclone Is So Shattering

JOHANNESBURG - The lives of hundreds of thousands of people are at risk after a cyclone ripped into central Mozambique ...


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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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