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Cases of Scarlet fever across the Bristol region continues to rise

There have been new cases in Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset ...


The 19 Bristol restaurants and shops given a low food hygiene rating so far this year

'The lady who came was very nice. She came in to check everything, and it was a little bit not ...


'What a waste of time' - How you reacted to Greta Thunberg announcing Bristol visit

'Amazing that one small young woman can make so many grown men so insecure' ...


Is this Bristol's poshest house share?

It is one of Bristol's grandest buildings and home to 19 people who enjoy communal living on a spectacular scale ...


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Xi Says China Facing 'Big Test' With Virus, Global Impact Spreads

BEIJING - China's leader said Sunday the new coronavirus epidemic is the communist country's largest-ever public health emergency, but other ...

Hovland captures first PGA Tour win in Puerto Rico

Norway's Viktor Hovland sank a 30-foot putt on the final hole to record his first career PGA Tour victory on ...

Arteta hails Aubameyang as Arsenal captain downs Everton

London - Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal's captain led by example ...

Arsenal revival gathers pace as Aubameyang downs Everton

London - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang boosted Arsenal's hopes of gate-crashing the race to reach the Champions League as his double clinched ...

3 things from England v Ireland Six Nations match

Twickenham - England ended Ireland's hopes of the Grand Slam and the Triple Crown with an emphatic 24-12 victory in ...

Fernandes on the spot as Man United climb to 5th

Manchester - Bruno Fernandes opened his goalscoring account at Manchester United on Sunday as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side climbed to ...

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Multi-billion dollar settlement lets Wells Fargo off the hook

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $3 billion, which includes $500 million to be distributed to investors, to settle potential ...

Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

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Russia suspected of blaming United States for coronavirus

U.S. government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the ...


Racial minorities get behind Sanders in Nevada

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday, cementing his status as ...


Guterres criticizes war in Syria, demands political resolution

NEW YORK, New York - The head of the United Nations has issued a blunt message to warring parties in ...


Haitian leaders called on to reverse country's downfall

NEW YORK, New York - Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the political impasse between President Jovenel Mose ...


Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...


Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...


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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 ...

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