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Could Northern Ireland and Scotland secede from UK?

Behind the scenes at Westminster and the teetering fate of the British government lies an even more profound change in ...


North Yorkshire Fire Service used cash reserves to function

A fire service faces a "serious financial situation" and used cash reserves to fund its budget ...


York council app users hacked: Nearly 6,000 affected

The One Planet York app was attacked, compromising the details of thousands of users. ...


North's 'poor health hurts economy' says report

The government should improve health in the North as part of its industrial strategy, a report says. ...


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Garda emergency exercise staged at Dublin City University

DUBLIN, Ireland - In what was described as a shockingly realistic simulation of a terrorist attack, the country's law enforcement ...

Thousands of French protesters block roads over fuel taxes

PARIS, France - Tens of thousands of French protesters took to the streets on Saturday, blocking motorways and roads across ...

'Yellow Vests' End Macron's Honeymoon

"Yellow Vest" activists have vowed to bring the French capital Paris to a standstill next weekend, prolonging their campaign of ...

Springbok Women determined to finish tour on high note

Cape Town - Springbok Women's assistant coach Lungisa Kama said they are determined to finish their European Tour on a ...

Turkmenistan: Taking things with a grain of salt

Soviet-style breadlines are a regular sight in Turkmenistan these days. RFE/RL's Turkmen Service, Radio Azatlyk, reported last week that shoppers ...

Tajikistan: Prosecutors seek life sentence for ISIS attack ringleader

The trial in Tajikistan of a group of men suspected of involvement in a deadly attack on a group of ...

Business

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After Bitcoin bloodbath, digital currencies to fall further

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a matter of a week, Bitcoin has lost nearly a third of its value, dropping ...

Asian markets reel after downfall of Nissan chairman

SYDNEY, Australia – Stock indices in Japan fell on Tuesday, dragging the Asian region down with them. Japan is caught ...

Nasdaq leads U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks had a wild ride on Monday, falling sharply, recouping some lost ground, and ...

Airport in China's Urumqi to expand in project worth $6 bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese authorities have approved the expansion of one of the country's airports, which is set to serve ...

Dark Web hosting provider hacked, thousands of sites down

BERLIN, Germany - One of the world's largest providers of Dark Web hosting services, Daniel's Hosting, suffered a cyberattack last ...

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HRW issues 'Bed and Breakfast on Stolen Land' report

JERUSALEM - The decision by Airbnb to stop listing properties in unlawful Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank is ...


Recent Fijian election only a step towards democracy

Former coup leader Josaia Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama has won re-election in Fiji. But he did so in a country where ...


Federal court temporarily blocks Trump's new asylum ban

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In yet another setback for the Trump administration, its latest asylum ban was temporarily blocked by a ...


Australian federal and state police foil terrorist attack

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia – Federal and state agencies have foiled a major terrorist attack planned for Melbourne, Australia’s second largest ...


Three-day Taliban-U.S. meeting ends with no agreement

KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad met the leaders of the hardline group, Taliban at ...


California search and rescue efforts on even as toll rises

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The death toll from the blazing wildfires continued to rise in California, even as authorities ramped up ...


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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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