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Neville ready for Argentina as England reprise 'great' rivalry

Le Havre - England manager Phil Neville said his team would be prepared to "handle" a difficult encounter as they ...


New gambling tax is moving up the agenda - here's how it needs to work

Gambling has become a talking point in the UK Conservative Party leadership election after the health secretary Matt Hancock called ...


Inquiry to be held into fatal helicopter crash - The Shetland Times Ltd

A fatal accident inquiry will be held into the fatal helicopter crash off Sumburgh, which claimed the lives of four ...


Coastguard called out after yacht suffers distress - The Shetland Times Ltd

Two people have been airlifted from a yacht around 90 miles east of Sumburgh. The post Coastguard called out after ...


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Wix.com spreads wings to Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - Wix.com Ltd., a cloud-based web development platform, which is listed on the Nasdaq exchange, is establishing a ...

New Moldovan Government Vows Stronger Ties With EU

CHISINAU - Stronger ties with the European Union and bringing to justice those who abused power, including a controversial tycoon, ...

VW is closing in on Ford deal on electric, autonomous cars

Volkswagen is nearing a deal to cooperate with Ford on electric-car technology and self-driving vehicles, according to chief executive officer ...

Russia Begins Handing Out Passports To Ukrainians From Conflict Zone

Russia has begun handing out Russian passports to Ukrainians from separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, a move condemned by Kyiv ...

Moldova's Democratic Party Government Resigns

Moldova's Democratic Party (PDM) says Prime Minister Pavel Filip's government is resigning, signaling that a standoff with an incoming coalition ...

Moldova's Democratic Party Cedes Power, Ends Government Standoff

Moldova's Democratic Party (PDM) says Prime Minister Pavel Filip's government is resigning, signaling that a standoff with an incoming coalition ...

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U.S. president in bid to save Pennsylvania jobs

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was lobbying Lockheed Martin to keep its Sikorsky helicopter plant in ...

BD chalks up 50th year of manufacturing at Dun Laoghaire

DUBLIN, Ireland - Becton, Dickinson and Company, more commonly known as BD, a leading global medical technology company, marked its 50th anniversary ...

Dollar-buying dominates financial markets on geopolitical concerns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell and the dollar soared on Friday as tensions in the Gulf built up ...

Stryker to invest hundreds of millions of euro in research

CO.CORK, Ireland - Stryker is to invest over €200m in Research, Development and Innovation projects at three of its five Cork ...

Chinese stocks fall as geopolitical concerns weigh

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as geopolitical concerns began to outweigh concersn about trade and ...

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Sexual abuse and rape of older persons becoming more prevalent

As the world was marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights ...


Showdown looming in Persian Gulf

Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to ...


United States comes under fire over Iran accusation

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE - U.S. allegations that Iran was behind the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf ...


WHO considering declaring international emergency over Ebola

KAMPALA, Uganda/GENEVA, Switzerland - Fears are escalating over the potential spread of the deady Ebola virus, after a third case ...


Two oil tankers in Gulf abandoned by crews after explosions

MUSCAT, Oman - Two large oil tankers have reportedly been hit by explosions in the Sea of Oman.The attacks took ...


Bulk of child labourers being exploited are in Africa and Asia

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why ...


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