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Strikes: how rising household debt could slow industrial action this year

After decades of declining real wages and deteriorating working conditions, strike activity has spiked over the last year, particularly in ...


Skills of underwater robots can be improved by studying fish sensory organs: Study

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): Scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have been studying a fish sensory organ to ...


Five non-alcoholic cocktails to take you past dry January

More people, particularly young people, are opting to drink less or are cutting it out all together. This change in ...


BBC chairman asks for review into his own hiring

Richard Sharp wants to disprove claims he obtained the position by helping former PM Boris Johnson secure a loan The ...


SDAL receives delegation from University of Bristol

SHARJAH, 28th December, 2022 (WAM) -- Dr. Khalifa Musabah Al Tunaiji, Head of Sharjah Department of Agriculture and Livestock (SDAL), ...


Joey Barton lays out five-player wishlist as transfer deadline looms for Bristol Rovers

Joey Barton expects a busy end to the January transfer window with Bristol Rovers trying to make several additions ahead ...


Nigel Pearson sets Nikita Haikin challenge and reveals why Bristol City allowed Bentley to leave

The 27-year-old stopper has signed a short-term contract until the end of the season following Bentley's move to Wolves ...


Bristol City transfers recap- Antoine Semenyo signs for Bournemouth, West Brom build-up

Breaking news, views, comment and analysis concerning Bristol City and their Championship rivals ...


Jordan Rossiter suffers injury setback with Lewis Gibson still unavailable for Bristol Rovers

Joey Barton is making plans in the transfer market with injured pair Jordan Rossiter and Lewis Gibson still several weeks ...


Bristol Rovers transfers recap- Grant Ward signs, Harvey Saunders sold, Morecambe build-up

Live updates throughout the day as Bristol Rovers prepare to face Morecambe in League One on Saturday, with Joey Barton ...


Saracens 20-19 Bristol Bears- Reaction and full highlights from the StoneX Stadium

All the build-up, team news, live play-by-play match updates, reaction, analysis, stats and highlights from the StoneX Stadium ...


United Kingdom

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UK's National Grid to pay people to use less power during cold snap

LONDON, England: As part of a new scheme called the Demand Flexibility Service, Britain's National Grid said customers would receive ...

Russian-born billionaire becomes UK's top taxpayer

Alexander Gerko paid more than $600 million to the British state last year, outpacing gambling magnate Denise CoatesRussian-born billionaire Alexander ...

Those who are born, eat and drink in India should be called 'Hindu': Kerala Governor

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 29 (ANI): Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has said that the word 'Hindu' is a geographical ...

PML-N is not afraid of elections, says Maryam Nawaz

Lahore [Pakistan], January 29 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Saturday said that her party is ...

UK military spied on lockdown critics media

The Ministry of Defence reportedly targeted public figures who questioned London's pandemic policiesThe UK Ministry of Defence has been closely ...

Chinese spy fridges are making the new Cold War even chillier

Home appliances could be used to keep tabs on Western citizens through their China-made microchips, a Washington think tank warnsNext ...

Business

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Weak 2023, predicts US defense contractor General Dynamics

RESTON, Virginia: Amidst labor and supply shortages, US defense contractor General Dynamics forecasted weak 2023 results, though strong demand for ...

Serta Simmons mattresses seeks bankruptcy protection

ATLANTA, Georgia: In light of its significant debt, the slowing economy and rising interest rates stifling consumer demand, US mattress-maker ...

Walmart minimum wage to start at $14/hr, still below Costco, Target

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will ...

Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...

Artificial meat given first approval by US officials

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As early as this year, lab-grown meat could be served in some restaurants in the ...

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International

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Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...


US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...


Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...


US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...


Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...


Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...


Hotel Review

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 ...