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Housing bodies welcome the formal end of the "right to buy" scheme in Scotland, after more than 35 years.
A guarantee that pensions should rise by at least 2.5%, should be dropped from 2020, former pensions minister Baroness Altmann says.
The chairman of advertising agency Saatchi and Saatchi, Kevin Roberts, is put on leave for saying the debate on gender bias in the industry is "all over".
MANILA, Philppines – The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Sunday morning announced the cancellation of some flights due to bad weather caused
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Local art and out-of-the-way galleries can yield artistic treasures             
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Protests against perceived race-based police brutality broke out in Canada’s capital Ottawa Saturday, days after a 37-year-old mentally ill black man died during an altercation with police. Hundreds
Flash flood emergency warnings have been issued for several parts of Maryland Saturday evening as heavy rain threatened normal life in the region. Authorities warned residents to move to higher groun
UPDATE: 5:12 a.m. — Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service said that they received 5 patients in total, of which one woman was dead at the scene, two females and one male were transported to
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Experts say price continues to be a barrier in wider adoption of smartphones, whose shipments were at around 44%, still lower than those of feature or basic phones in Q2
Xiaomi confirms it VR plans based on Google's Daydream platform and the first headset could launch in August
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BEIJING (Reuters) - Border police seized 399 baby Siamese crocodiles, a protected endangered species, in southern China, state-owned Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
(Reuters) - Heavy rains caused waist-deep flooding on Saturday night in a suburb of Baltimore, damaging homes and businesses and pushing cars through the streets, an official said.
To create the next generation of solar panels, scientists must model how complex interactions occur. Modeling across different scales provides needed insights. In a review article, scientists assessed
BEIJING (Reuters) - China issued a "yellow alert" for Typhoon Nida, predicting it would hit the southern province of Guangdong on Tuesday, state-owned Xinhua news agency reported.
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) - A deadly wildfire near California's Big Sur coast raged mostly unchecked for a ninth day after gutting nearly 60 dwellings and forcing hundreds from homes and cam
Mini midbrains provide next generation platforms to investigate human brain biology, diseases and therapeutics, report scientists.
Stephen FellerEAST LANSING, Mich., July 30 (UPI) -- Exposure to drugs and alcohol during adolescence makes substance abuse more likely in adulthood, according to a study at Michigan State University.
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Ndalatando - The Trade Minister, Fiel Domingos Constantino met on Saturday in Ndalatando, northern Cuanza Norte province with commercial agents and entrepreneurs operating in the region, in order to
Luanda - EMIS, Interbank Service Company, intends to spread the automatic payment services in Angola, ensuring security, effectiveness and innovation at a possible lower price. , The information was
Bushehr, July 31, IRNA – Director General of Bushehr Department of Ports and Maritime Organization announced that for the first time since the JCPOA 240 oil supertankers from different world countrie
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DUBAI, July 31 (Reuters) - Stock markets in the Gulf were soft in early trade on Sunday, weighed down by weak oil prices and a lacklustre set of second-quarter corporate results.
Shamed power company SSE is set to be probed by Ofgem, after the Mail on Sunday exposed 'sharp practices' used to keep householders on higher tariffs in an undercover investigation.
Former BHS boss Sir Philip Green, 64, has warned in a letter to MP Frank Field that his constant public attacks are putting a rescue plan for pensioners who worked in the store in jeopardy.
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Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri and his opposite number Unai Emery made 17 substitutions between them.
Bowling all-rounder Henriques and batsman Marsh were among two changes from the 16-man squad that toured the West Indies last month.
The 22-year-old will be representing her nation the 4x100m relay pool event.
New Delhi, July 31 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wished luck to the Rio-bound Indian contingent and exuded confidence that they will not only clinch medals but also win hearts with their conduct
Rio De Janeiro, July 31: Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev launched the first challenge against International Olympic Committee sanctions excluding them from the Rio Olympics. Oly
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New Delhi, July 31: Team India's limited overs' skipper MS Dhoni is enjoying every bit of his break from cricket. He is often seen spending time with family and friends, meeting fans and travelling. T
Tyron Woodley claimed the UFC welterweight championship in Atlanta on Saturday night, requiring just 2 minutes 12 seconds to knock out Robbie Lawler with a devastating right hand.
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