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Police confirm 14-year old Glasgow boy was murdered

GLASGOW, Scotland - Police in Glasgow have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a 14-year-old boy in the ...


British Queen spends night at hospital for 'preliminary investigations': Buckingham Palace

London [UK], October 22 (ANI): British Queen Elizabeth II spent a night at a hospital on Wednesday for "preliminary investigations", ...


Who gains from a sectarian war in Afghanistan

Two bombings in as many weeks causing hundreds of casualties at Shia mosques in Afghanistan raises fears of a sectarian ...


Rory McIlroy wins CJ Cup for 20th Tour victory

Rory McIlroy converted an eagle putt from off the 14th green Sunday and held on for a one-stroke win at ...


Mallon hosts British-Irish Council Transport meeting in Belfast

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has hosted a British-Irish Council Transport work sector meeting in Crumlin Road Gaol, in Belfast. Minister ...


Pound 50,000 LED lighting upgrade scheme for Twaddell Avenue

A £50,000 LED lighting upgrade scheme for Twaddell Avenue, Belfast will commence on Monday 25 October 2021. The scheme will ...


Coronavirus (Covid-19) Infection Survey Northern Ireland - 10 October to 16 October 2021

The Department of Health today published the next in the series of weekly results from its COVID-19 Infection Survey (CIS). ...


Hargey announces Pound 37m housing project for Upper New Lodge

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has announced a £37million housing regeneration project for north Belfast that will result in the creation ...


Update on vaccination travel certificate

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - The COVID Certification Service issues certificates for people travelling abroad, can now be accessed digitally via ...


Environment, tourism and public health to benefit from new partnership with National Trust - Poots

Environment Minister Edwin Poots has said a new agreement between his department and the National Trust will benefit the environment, ...


Minister spells out health service winter plans

Health Minister Robin Swann has updated the Assembly on the pressures facing health and social care services this winter and ...


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56% jump in UK business insolvencies as rising costs overwhelm firms

LONDON, England: Businesses in England and Wales failed at a rate 56 percent higher in September than any month since ...

Police confirm 14-year old Glasgow boy was murdered

GLASGOW, Scotland - Police in Glasgow have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a 14-year-old boy in the ...

Stampeders pursuing 3-game sweep of Roughriders

If they can register a hat trick on Saturday night, the Calgary Stampeders will put themselves in the driver's seat ...

Admiral Karambir Singh, UK Navy Chief discuss collaborative mechanisms towards ensuring peace, security

By Indian Navy Adm, Chief Of Naval Staff Adm Holds InteractionNew Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Indian Navy Admiral Karambir ...

Jaishankar, UK counterpart review Roadmap 2030, appreciate progress despite COVID constraints

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Friday met British foreign secretary Liz Truss ...

Need to ensure Afghan territory is not used to attack any country, say Jaishankar, UK counterpart

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): India and UK on Friday agreed on the need to ensure that Afghan territory ...

Business

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Rise in gas prices forces utility companies to return to coal

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. power companies are increasing their coal consumption due to surging natural gas prices, dealing a blow to ...

To refinance after bankruptcy, Hertz files for IPO

WASHINGTON D.C.: Rental car company Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy early in the pandemic, emerging on 30th June, has filed ...

Stocks in Asia mixed to flat, Nikkei 225 does best, rising 96 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were little moved on Asian markets on Friday, although the tech sector showed some buoyancy."The ...

Electricity cutbacks in China as price of coal soars

BEIJING, China: Throughout the world, countries are suffering from the disruptions of global supply chains.A growing list of commodities and ...

PDM plans country-wide protest on Friday in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) began a 15-day country-wide protest against increasing costs of petroleum products and ...

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Diver discovers Crusader sword in waters off Israel

HAIFA, Israel: A 900 year-old sword, believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land, was ...


First movie in space filmed by Russians in Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: A Russian film crew has returned to Earth from the International Space Station after spending two weeks filming ...


Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...


Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...


Conservative Marki-Zay wins runoff to challenge Hungary's Orban

BUDAPEST, Hungary: Conservative provincial mayor Peter Marki-Zay, a political outsider with no party affiliation, won an opposition run-off primary on ...


Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...


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