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Windfall for 21st Century Fox despite loss of Sky to Comcast

LONDON, UK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has lost control of its prized Sky plc, which was founded by ...


You can now visit 'Game of Thrones' sets!

Washington D.C. [USA] Sep 25 (ANI): Good news for Game of Thrones fans! You can now visit the sets of ...


Woods seals fairy tale comeback win at Tour Championship

Atlanta - Tiger Woods scored his first victory in more than five years on Sunday, completing a two-shot win at ...


Statistical news release

In figures published today, National Records of Scotland estimate there were 900 centenarians living in Scotland in 2017. This is ...


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Irked over Brexit impasse, May demands new proposals

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing growing anger within the country and repeated rejection by ...

Irish Health Minister declares 'Abortions will be cost-free'

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following a historic referendum, in which the Irish majority voted to strike down a decades-old ban on ...

Reporter's Diary: Back to Lesvos

I first visited the Greek island of Lesvos in 2016. It was the tail end of the great migration that ...

Greece's man in the migrant morgue

Pavlos Pavlidis has spent nearly two decades examining and identifying the bodies of migrants and asylum seekers who have died ...

Another Syria aid operation on hold in rebel stronghold Idlib

The Irish NGO GOAL has suspended food voucher distributions in Syria's troubled Idlib region since February as donor concerns widen ...

US tightens counter-terror clampdown on Syria aid

The US government has reinforced counter-terrorism controls on aid operations in Syria. New contractual terms require US-funded organisations to get ...

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Tinder launches new opt-in setting for Indian women

MUMBAI, India - In a bid to give Indian women extra control over how they choose a match, Tinder has ...

U.S. military confirms sale to Taiwan, China fumes

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a move that has left China fuming, the U.S. State Department has announced that it has ...

Malta watchdog claims anti-money-laundering probe dropped

BRUSSELS, Belgium - After conducting a probe into how EU anti-money-laundering rules were applied at Pilatus Bank, the European Banking ...

CEO and finance head of Louis Dreyfus depart the firm

PARIS, France - The agricultural commodity giant, Louis Dreyfus, has announced its latest management shakeup, as part of which, the ...

Italian fashion house, Versace acquired by Michael Kors

MILAN, Italy - In a deal valued at $2.12 billion, the iconic Italian fashion house, Versace has been acquired by ...

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Kavanaugh complains to Senate about character assassination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hours after the U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the man he chose to replace ...


Russia blames Israel for downed jet, plots future course

MOSCOW, Russia - In the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet in Syria last week, the Kremlin has ...


Kavanaugh accuser to testify before Senate on Thursday

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Days after a university professor from California made accusations of sexual assault against Donald Trump's Supreme Court ...


Iran vows vengeance after attack on military parade

TEHRAN, Iran - Following one of the worst attacks against Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp, the country have vowed ...


Irked over Brexit impasse, May demands new proposals

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing growing anger within the country and repeated rejection by ...


Iran fumes after separatists kill dozens at military parade

AHVAZ, Iran - In one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years, Iran suffered a bloody assault on ...


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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 ...