Fri, 25 Jun 2021

British government works to join trans-Pacific free trade pact

LONDON, England: Britain is set to initiate negotiations for joining the trans-Pacific free trade pact that would allow its businesses ...

Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

UK upgraded by Fitch after economy rebounds post-Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Rating agency Fitch has raised the outlook for the UK's sovereign debt score to 'stable' ...

Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Airlines Say New UK Travel Rules Cause Vacation Uncertainty

LONDON - Airlines and holiday providers on Friday expressed frustration with the U.K.'s plans to ease travel restrictions, saying uncertainty ...

Halep withdraws from Wimbledon as Djokovic faces British teen

Defending champion Simona Halep pulled out of Wimbledon with a calf injury as Novak Djokovic learned on Friday he will ...

Djokovic lurks for SA's Anderson at Wimbledon

South Africa's Kevin Anderson could meet defending champion and world No 1 Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon next week.The draw for ...

COVID-19 vaccines: why it's important you get your second dose

Vaccination is the safest way to gain immunity to the coronavirus, and with most COVID-19 vaccines, you need two doses ...

Turkish Grand Prix replaces Singapore GP in October

Istanbul [Turkey], June 25 (ANI): Formula One on Friday announced that the Turkish Grand Prix will return to the calendar ...

Business personalities awarded 'Business Icon of India'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI/News Voir): Mumbai based Blossom Media Pvt. Ltd. (a marketing and consultancy firm), in association ...

Defending champion Simona Halep pulls out of Wimbledon

London [UK], June 25 (ANI): Defending women's singles champion Simona Halep has pulled out of the upcoming Wimbledon 2021 due ...

The Week In Russia: Insecurity, Insincerity, And Distrust

President Vladimir Putin issued Moscow's latest plea for 'cooperation and security from the Atlantic to the Pacific,' but provocative pronouncements ...

John Mitchell to lead England A as head coach against Scotland A

John Mitchell has been named head coach of England A in their one-off game against Scotland A at Welford Road ...

BNM holds protest in London against enforced disappearances

London [UK], June 25 (ANI): Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Baloch National Movement (BNM) recently organised a protest in front ...

Irrfan Khan hated playing cards, reveals wife Sutapa

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI): Late actor Irrfan Khan never liked playing cards. However, he would happily ask others ...

Downey Jr., Berlanti collaborating for HBO project

Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): The prolific actor and producers, Robert Downey Jr. and Greg Berlanti, through their respective Warner ...

England showdown with Germany tops last-16 billing at Euro 2020

A showdown between old rivals England and Germany at Wembley is the standout tie going into the last 16 of ...

Livingstone sees stumbling England to Sri Lanka series win

Liam Livingstone saw England to a series-clinching win over Sri Lanka as the hosts overcame a batting slump in a ...

England can learn from Southgate's Euro 96 heartache: Henderson

Jordan Henderson says Gareth Southgate's response to his costly Euro 96 penalty miss against Germany showed the kind of mental ...

Habana tells Lions to beware emotionally-driven Springboks

South Africa great Bryan Habana has warned the British and Irish Lions they will be up against a side bound ...

Sydney Locks Down Amid COVID Surge

SYDNEY - Workers and residents in Sydney were ordered to stay home for a week on Friday, as authorities locked ...

Zhang first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon

London [UK], June 25(ANI): Zhang Zhizhen made history on Thursday at Wimbledon as the 24-year-old beat Buenos Aires finalist Francisco ...

Canada: Bisaria pay homage to victims of terrorist attack

Ottawa [Canada], June 25 (ANI): India's High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria paid tribute at the Air India Memorial in Ottawa to ...

Complaint registered in UK against Mehul Choksi's lawyer

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Complaint against Michael Polak, lawyer of Indian fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, has been registered ...

England beat Sri Lanka by five-wickets, clinch T20 series

Cardiff [UK], June 25 (ANI): England clinched the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka with a five-wicket win in the ...

Confident Lizette Salas leads at Women's PGA Championship

Lizette Salas shot a 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to take sole possession of the lead after the opening round of ...

Dumfries, Locatelli among 5 stars from Euro 2020 group stage

The group stage of Euro 2020 came to an end on Wednesday, and with the last 16 starting at the ...

Surging Orlando City take on slumping Inter Miami

Orlando City look for their third consecutive victory Friday night when they visit an Inter Miami side riding a three-game ...

Best quotes of Euro 2020 group stage

The group stage of Euro 2020 came to an end on Wednesday, and with the last 16 starting at the ...

HMS Defender incident: what the law of the sea says

There are conflicting accounts from the UK and Russia about an incident off Cape Fiolent on the Crimean peninsula on ...

Sam Neill, Christoph Waltz to star in 'The Portable Door'

Washington [US] June 24 (ANI): Hollywood star Sam Neill, Christoph Waltz and Patrick Gibson will be heading the cast of ...

Medical expert warns Germany Euro 2020 fans not to travel to England

German football fans have been warned not to attempt to travel to Wembley for Tuesday's Euro 2020 last 16 tie ...

Japan rely on World Cup heroes to face Lions

Japan rugby boss Jamie Joseph placed his faith in his 2019 World Cup heroes as he named an experienced team ...

England must have no regrets in 'special' Germany clash: Henderson

Jordan Henderson has urged England to have no regrets when they face Germany in a "special" Euro 2020 last-16 clash.Gareth ...

England's Euro 2020 stars given private Ed Sheeran gig

England's Euro 2020 squad have been given a private performance from pop star Ed Sheeran as they relax ahead of ...

East London PA gets 15 years for stealing R11.5m from employer

Magistrate Twanett Olivier said Margaretha Voogt had ample time to reflect and reconsider the crime but chose greed. Despite having ...

Netflix sets premiere date for season 3 of 'Sex Education'

Washington [US] June 24 (ANI): After what will ultimately be a 20-month hiatus, the coming-of-age comedy series 'Sex Education' will ...

US cautions Taliban, says won't accept forced govt in Kabul

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): Amid intelligence reports that the current government in Kabul could collapse within six months after ...

Andy Murray to defend gold medal in Tokyo

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray will defend his title in Tokyo this summer. The 34-year-old former World No. 1 ...

British Grand Prix to be staged in front of full fans

London [UK], June 24 (ANI): Silverstone and Formula One on Thursday announced there will be a full crowd at this ...

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Delta memo says company to hire 1,000 pilots by summer 2022

ATLANTA, Georgia: Amid news that several U.S. carriers are hiring more pilots and staff in response to increasing travel demand, ...

EU citizens missing deadline to receive 28-day notice for UK residency

LONDON, England: Those European Union citizens living in Britain will be issued a 28-day notice in which they can apply ...

To prevent spread of Covid, Tokyo Olympics to bar alcohol

TOKYO, Japan: With under one month before the start of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, media reports that officials ...

Police capture 8-foot Burmese python outside NY home

DEER PARK, New York: Police have captured an 8-foot Burmese python which was found on the driveway of a resident's ...

WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

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