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North Korea is holding its first beer festival to promote its domestic brew Taedonggang.
The boss of Thomas Cook tells the BBC it's still safe to go on holiday to Turkey, according to government advice, and says the Brexit vote hasn't affected business.
London's leading shares open lower on Thursday after several big companies go ex-dividend.
Lenders expect a "robust, but subdued" market for mortgages in the UK after the vote to leave the EU.
Shoemakers Jimmy Choo see revenues rise on increased men's sales and the weaker pound.
A group of some of the world's highest-profile investors are urging Sports Direct to overhaul the way it is run after illegal working practices were exposed.
Latest Lifestyle
India has been far behind in deciding what it wants (to allow) in terms of surrogacy. The post Surrogacy Bill: Why denying singles the right to parenthood doesn’t seem right appeared first on Fi
The bill has brought in a totally fallacious phrase called “altruistic surrogacy” that restricts this right to married couples with or without children who wish for another child and can procure it th
Being overweight can raise the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancers of the stomach and digestive tract, as well as certain brain and reproductive tumors, international researchers said.
The Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs (SUP) condemns any desire of the state to block operation and development of Ukrainian companies using force, according to a SUP statement issued on August 23.
A surprise combat readiness check has been announced in the Southern, Western and Central military districts, in the Northern Fleet and also in major commands of the Aerospace and Airborne Forces, Rus
At least 12 people, including seven students, were killed during a 10-hour assault by gunmen on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul.The attack began on August 24 with a large explosion tha
Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has approved a bill amending the Tax Code of Ukraine regarding revision of some tax rates and sent it to parliament.
Latest Health
Patrick Hardison, 42, a father-of-five, says he has spent the last 12 months adjusting to feeling 'normal' again after suffering 14 years of stares and comments after being horrifically burned.
So-called ‘stress stomach aches’ are at epidemic proportions in the UK, with 88 per cent of us suffering some sort of tummy trouble in the past year.
The cause of Jessica Addicott's detachment from her elder child? Ongoing postnatal depression (PND) — a disease that is still affecting far too many British women after giving birth.
The humble pot of Vaseline, which costs just over £1, may be better-known for its lip soothing ability but it actually has a multitude of little-known uses.
A shocking image shows a 'Yuck Box' full of delectable looking cookies, cakes and croissants - but each mould-free item has actually been there for almost two decades.
Excess weight increases the risk of stomach, liver, ovary, gall bladder, pancreas, thyroid, blood cancer and a type of brain tumour, researchers from Washington University have now found.
Latest Finance
* Says buys 2020 government bonds at avg yield -0.559 percent in reverse auction
* Said on Wednesday it appointed Sergio Cavallino Chief Financial Officer, effective as of Aug. 24 Source text http://bit.ly/2bhKz5T Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: German Non-Life Insurance Dashboard - Summer 2016 https://www.fitchratings.com/site/re/886865 FRANKFURT/LONDO
* Says it plans to buy trust beneficial rights of a property for 2.12 billion yen, on Nov. 11 (or by the last day of Nov.)
* Said on Wednesday that its unit, IPD Poludnie Sp. z o.o., signed a preliminary conditional agreement to sell land property in Wroclaw, Poland, for 10.8 million zlotys ($2.83 million) net
MOSCOW, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Russia's largest bank Sberbank set a new record for quarterly profit in the second quarter of the year, leaving rivals in its wake as its interest margin continued to impro
TAIPEI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Taiwan's cabinet said on Thursday it will tighten some of the island's anti-money laundering regulations to conform more closely to international standards.
Latest Sport
The Bulldogs and Cowboys have named their final teams for their crucial Round 25 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at Belmore Sports Ground.
Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard is available to play vs Hull on Saturday after he overcame an injury sustained vs Leicester.
Man Utd players Martial, Fellaini, Rojo, Jones, Romero, Johnstone and Valencia gave their support to a Manchester United Foundation project.
Stockport's Team GB hockey captain reveals the secret behind their stunning Olympic glory
French defender Eliaquim Managala is set to leave Manchester City - according to reports
Pep Guardiola steered Manchester City into the group stages of the Champions League and will be looking to maintain a proud record
Phelan had been at Man Utd on and off since 1989 when he was axed by David Moyes in 2013 and he faces the Reds for the first time as a boss for Hull City on Saturday.
The 66-year-old Frenchman, who will celebrate his 20th anniversary as Gunners coach in October, has one year left on his current contract at the Emirates.
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I speak for the people as a working person that knows the struggles of what a person goes through in this country to just make ends meat. Summary:Tiger Trainer Joseph Maldon
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LAS VEGAS, NV--(August 17, 2016) -  StreamNet Inc. signs agreement to acquire master tapes to 44 Movie and Film Companies. The deal is expected to close in the next 60
"Companies should not have to waste important resources like time and money searching for a communication system that only meets a portion of their business needs," Jay Gubert, Vice-Pre
August 10, 2016 (DENVER, Colorado) – State-of-the-art dredging equipment is putting Denver-based Shell Dredging at the forefront of the global toxic mercury re
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BRIEF-Swedish cbank buys government bonds for SEK 1.5 bln

* Says buys 2020 government bonds at avg yield -0.559 percent in reverse auction
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BRIEF-Prelios appoints Sergio Cavallino CFO

* Said on Wednesday it appointed Sergio Cavallino Chief Financial Officer, effective as of Aug. 24 Source text http://bit.ly/2bhKz5T Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
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Fitch: German Non-Life Insurers Increase Premiums as Yields Decline

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: German Non-Life Insurance Dashboard - Summer 2016 https://www.fitchratings.com/site/re/886865 FRANKFURT/LONDO
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BRIEF-Advance Residence Investment to buy property for 2.12 bln yen

* Says it plans to buy trust beneficial rights of a property for 2.12 billion yen, on Nov. 11 (or by the last day of Nov.)
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BRIEF-Vantage Development unit to sell property in Wroclaw, Poland

* Said on Wednesday that its unit, IPD Poludnie Sp. z o.o., signed a preliminary conditional agreement to sell land property in Wroclaw, Poland, for 10.8 million zlotys ($2.83 million) net
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UPDATE 1-Russia's Sberbank sets profit record in second quarter

MOSCOW, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Russia's largest bank Sberbank set a new record for quarterly profit in the second quarter of the year, leaving rivals in its wake as its interest margin continued to impro
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Taiwan tightening anti-money laundering law after NY regulator fine

TAIPEI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Taiwan's cabinet said on Thursday it will tighten some of the island's anti-money laundering regulations to conform more closely to international standards.
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Hong Kong shares stay in place ahead of Yellen speech

SHANGHAI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were little changed on Thursday, as investors choose not to make bets on either side ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at a global c
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BRIEF-CA Immo CEO says expects merger talks with Immofinanz early Sept

* CEO says does not enter Immofinanz merger talks with dented self-confidence
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Travel

Yellowstone celebrates Park Service centennial, despite fire

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. - Popular tourist areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will be open for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday, but a wildfire is
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Creating a new look for the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship [Photos]

What a daunting assignment for an interior designer: Redecorate the Queen Mary 2.
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A lot to see in London for fans of Harry Potter [Photos]

Walk by any day and you will see wide-eyed tourists staring up in awe, often pulling out their smartphones to record the tableau outside the hottest show in town - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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Travel tip: Tahoe food fests at north and south shore

Lake Tahoe offers something for everyone -- water sports, forest hikes, ski slopes and, in September, multiple food festivals. Here's a gourmet peek at what's coming up in north and south shore.
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State hopes '22' highway sign won't be as coveted as M-22

GLEN ARBOR, Mich. - Thieves have been stealing highway signs that mark a popular road in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula. As a result, state officials hope new signs that simply say "22" won't be
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Planet Hollywood adjusts plans for Disney-area resort

Nearly five months after announcing plans to build a Planet Hollywood Resort near Disney, developers filed plans with Orange County on Wednesday to construct the new hotel.

The project, form

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Historic train station in Quebec capital celebrates its centennial

QUEBEC - Dignitaries marked the centennial of Quebec City's main train station, the Gare du Palais, lauding the building as an architectural icon with a rich history. Inaugurated on Aug. 10, 1916, in
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Washington Monument could close for up to 9 months

WASHINGTON - The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says the Washington Monument elevator needs a major renovation that will likely require the monument to be closed for up to nine months. T
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GoHawaii mobile app details secret places, safety tips and island emojis

What should you do if you encounter a giant sea turtle while swimming or snorkeling in Hawaii? Want to find a secret spot for great kayaking and outrigger canoeing?

The newly released Go

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