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Two children, 5 and 8, go missing in Northern Ireland

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A search is underway in Northern Ireland and Ireland for two boys aged 5 and eight.The ...


Lockdown further eases in UK amid coronavirus variant risks

© Provided by Xinhua "We have reached another milestone in our road map out of lockdown, but we must take ...


We used drones to track the feeding habits of seabirds - new research

You may have found yourself at the shoreline, watching seabirds plunging into the sea and magically reappearing with a tiny ...


'Dangerous' McIlroy at Kiawah seeking first major since '14

Rory McIlroy arrives at the 103rd PGA Championship seeking his first major triumph since 2014 after snapping an 18-month US ...


Roundup: Lockdown further eases in UK amid coronavirus variant risks

LONDON, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The lockdown further eased on Monday across Britain despite concerns over risks posed by coronavirus ...


Ballymurphy Inquest told ten who died were "entirely innocent"

Families applauded as relatives cleared of wrongdoing ...


From Brexit to Covid rules- Why violent riots have broken out in Northern Ireland

Violent riots have broken out in Northern Ireland here's why CNBC ...


Politicians welcome verdict as UK Government is urged to apologise

First Minister Arlene Foster has said there are lessons to be learned after the findings of the inquest into the ...


New Zealand-style agri-food deal 'would help NI'

New Zealand-style agri-food deal 'would help NI' BBC News ...


UPDATE 1-UK calls on EU to show pragmatism over N.Ireland trade

UPDATE 1-UK calls on EU to show pragmatism over N.Ireland trade Yahoo News ...


Calls for clarity over legacy legislation

The Government is facing fresh calls for full detailsofits plans tolegislateonTroubles legacy issues. ...


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Leaders of Britain, Ireland meet to ensure continued joint trade

LONDON, England: Britain and Ireland will work to maintain trade between Britain, Northern Ireland and Ireland, according to a statement ...

Canucks F Jake Virtanen accused of sexual assault in lawsuit

Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting a woman in 2017. The suit ...

Navigating a new digital era means changing the world economic order

COVID-19 has accelerated the growth in the digital economy through a dramatic increase in working from home, online shopping, digital ...

Veteran Modric to lead Croatia at Euro 2020

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic named a 26-man squad for Euro 2020 on Monday, comprising players who won silver at the ...

Schwartzel on the rise in world golf rankings

Charl Schwartzel climbed 48 places on the latest list of the Official World Golf Ranking after his share of third ...

Tuchel tells Chelsea not to fear Leicester rematch

Thomas Tuchel encouraged his Chelsea players not to waste the success of his first few months in charge at Stamford ...

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Wall Street opens new week with moderate losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the defensive on Monday following the release of disappointing economic data.The ...

U.S. inspecting wire failure on Boeing 737 following Indonesian crash

WASHINGTON D.C.: Operators of Boeing 737 Classic aircraft have been ordered to check for possible wire failures, following an investigation ...

Airbnb up 52% as travel begins to recover

SAN FRANCISCO, California: As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions are eased, Airbnb's gross bookings have jumped 52 ...

Nikkei 225 drops 260 points, other Asian markets drift higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with major falls in Japan, and most moves upwards ...

Streaming Disney audience falls, disappointing Wall Street

BURBANK, California: Disney Company's streaming platform failed to register expected growth on May 13, eclipsing higher-than-anticipated gross earnings, witnessing a ...

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Palestinians bearing brunt of hostilities, Israel gets foreign backing

GAZA, Palestinian territories - The death toll in Gaza and Israel since hostilities surged on Monday of last week, has ...


Irish health department hit with ransomware attack

DUBLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched ...


U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...


Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...


Taiwan tightens Covid restrictions after infections increase

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Following reports of 180 new Covid infections on May 14, Taiwan tightened restrictions in Taipei and the surrounding ...


South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...


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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 ...