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Aldi To Open 130 New UK Stores And Hire 8,000

Discount supermarket Aldi has announced plans to hire 8,000 more staff & open 130 new stores as part of a £600m UK expansion. The supermarket is aiming to increase its…

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Latvian protesters call for brake on immigration

Around 250 Latvian nationalists on Tuesday picketed the capital's main government building to protest against European Union plans to resettle refugees from Africa & the Middle East. The Baltic state…

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44% of doctors would not recommend their profession, says study

Nearly half of doctors would not recommend their profession, research suggests. It comes as thousands of junior doctors start their new jobs today – a day known as ''black Wednesday''…

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Chilcot Inquiry: David Cameron urges timetable on Iraq war report

Sir John Chilcot should set out a timetable for publishing his long-awaited report on the Iraq War "pretty soon", David Cameron has demanded in a sign of his growing frustration…

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Anti-Houthi fighters score more gains in south Yemen

ADEN (Reuters) – Fighters loyal to Yemen's deposed president seized approximately 10 southern villages from Houthi forces on Tuesday, pursuing their offensive a day after capturing the country's biggest air…

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Turkish jets hit PKK targets after soldiers killed in southeast Turkey

DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) – Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish rebel targets in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday, Dogan news agency reported, hours after two soldiers were killed by a mine laid by militants…

The Atlantic Daily : Olympics, Ebola, Clinton

What’s Happening: Beijing Will Host the 2022 Winter Games The International Olympic Committee awarded Beijing the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, seven years after the Chinese capital…

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Kerry says Iran deal will make Egypt, region, safer

CAIRO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said a nuclear deal signed between Iran & world powers last month would make Egypt & the region safer. "There can…

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Japan releases Hirohito's war-end speech in digital form

The original recording of Japan's Emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech has come back to life in digital form. Hirohito's four-and-half-minute "jewel voice" was broadcast on August 15 1945, announcing Japan's surrender….

Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter & summer games. Beijing defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan,…