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Blood sucking ticks are back and ready to bite as weather warms - Bristol Live

Ticks - which carry potentially fatal infections such as Lyme Disease - become more prevalent at this time of year ...


Why booking a driving instructor in Bristol is getting harder - Bristol Live

The number of driving instructors in Bristol has dropped year on year ...


Much loved and unique chaplain leaves Bristol Rovers after 13 years at the club - Bristol Live

Amazingly he was once a former football hooligan in the 1980s and was banned twice from the club ...


One of Gloucester Road's longest running shops is closing down - Bristol Live

It opened 23 years ago after starting out as a market stall ...


United Kingdom

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UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

Saracens Aussie lock Skelton unlocks Harlequins defence

London - Two tries by Australia second-row Will Skelton completed an impressive fight back from 17-6 down to beat Harlequins ...

Bartman's family reveal sad cause of death of ex-Chiefs keeper

Cape Town - The family of the late former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Arthur Bartman have revealed the ex-Premiership star died ...

Mourinho eyes management comeback and third Champions League

Basel - Jose Mourinho is gunning for a return to top level management and a third Champions League title, the ...

Brexit fatigue grips Britain as saga groans on

Keep calm and carry on? Brexit fatigue is permeating Britain as the final moves in the long-running saga create confusion ...

Business

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U.S. Navy: multi-billion dollar order for Boeing Super Hornet fighters

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $4 billion multi-year contract modification to build 78 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighters, according ...

Dassault Systèmes expands hub in Ireland

CORK CITY, Ireland - French and Irish business leaders, politicians and diplomats got together this week for the opening of ...

Venezuelan government-owned BANDES bank banned by U.S. treasury

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. treasury has imposed sanctions on the government-owned and controlled Venzuelan bank, Banco de Desarrollo Economico ...

U.S. stocks get slammed, Nasdaq loses 2.50%

NEW YORK, New York - Equity markets tumbled, bond markets rose, and the U.S. was bought up against the euro, ...

Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

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Mueller report handed over on Friday

WASHINGTON DC - For months across the United States, lawmakers, activists, journalists, average Americans, and most of all, President Donald ...


Trump tightens screws on Venezuelan president Maduro

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has lashed out again at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, while the U.S. treasury ...


War in Afghanistan claims lives of 2 U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in war-torn Afghanistan during an operation, an official statement said Friday. ...


11 arrests in Greater Belfast over alleged paramilitary activities

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A significant search and arrest operation against the criminal activities of the East Belfast Ulster Volunteer ...


Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...


Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...


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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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