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Olivier: I want to play Test cricket for England

Cape Town - Former Proteas fast bowler Duanne Olivier says he wants to play Test cricket for England after signing ...


Hope to play Test cricket for England - Olivier

Having decided to end his South Africa international career last month, following a Kolpak deal with Yorkshire, fast bowler Duanne ...


Yorkshire Coast Radio - Petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled passes one million signatures

A petition demanding Theresa May revokes Article 50 and cancels Brexit has passed one million signatures. ...


Yorkshire Coast Radio - Expansion For Whitby Restaurant

The Four Seasons Restaurant and its owner have been granted permission to knock through to next door. ...


Europe

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Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

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

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 ...

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 ...

Police Seek Thong-Wearing Man Who Strolled Through Moscow Museum

MOSCOW -- Police in Moscow are searching for a man who walked around almost completely naked inside the Tretyakov Art ...

Two Russian Governors Resign Amid Shake-Up Of Regional Leadership

Two regional governors in Russia have submitted resignation letters to President Vladimir Putin amid an ongoing shake-up of regional leadership. ...

Growing match-fixing probe in tennis snares more players

Paris - Judicial officials say French police have questioned another batch of tennis players in a growing investigation into a ...

Business

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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...


Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...


Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...


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 ...


Hotel Review

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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