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British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...


Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...


As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...


UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...


Irish gather to remember 100 years of self-rule

DUBLIN, Ireland: Irish officials attended a January 17 ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the British handing over the ...


French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...


UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...


British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...


Yorkshire appoint Ottis Gibson as head coach

Birmingham [UK], January 19 (ANI): Yorkshire County Cricket Club on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ottis Gibson as Head Coach ...


U-19 World Cup: Ben Cliff replaces injured Sonny Baker in England squad

Georgetown [Guyana], January 18 (ANI): Yorkshire bowler Benjamin Cliff has replaced injured pacer Sonny Baker in the England squad for ...


Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that ...


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Pakistan eager to work on gas project, Imran assures Putin

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reassured Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday of Pakistan's resolve to work with Russia ...

At $534 million, Rome's Villa Aurora highest price ever at auction

ROME, Italy: Villa Aurora, a villa for sale in Rome with a starting price of $534 million, was expected to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

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Sotheby's asking $4 to $6.8 million for 555.55-carat black diamond

DUBAI, UAE: Auction house Sotheby's Dubai will sell a black 555.55-carat diamond believed to be from outer space, known as ...

At $534 million, Rome's Villa Aurora highest price ever at auction

ROME, Italy: Villa Aurora, a villa for sale in Rome with a starting price of $534 million, was expected to ...

Buyers warm to Asian stocks, major indices advance across the board

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the boil on Thursday with the major indices across the region ...

Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...

Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

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American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...


Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...


Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...


Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...


5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...


As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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