Tag Archives: UK

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'Three teams' in Paris onslaught as police hunt suspects

French police have identified three teams of gunmen wearing suicide vests who killed at least 129 people in Paris's worst ever attacks that were claimed by the Islamic State group…

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Next Generation of Children ‘Will Not Know What Money Is’, Says Apple Boss

The next generation of children born in the UK will have no concept of actual cash thanks to the rise of contactless payments, predicts Apple CEO Tim Cook. The Apple…

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Serbian player back on basketball court after losing her leg

Met by cheers & a standing ovation from supporters, a professional Serbian basketball player has made an extraordinary comeback to the court — two years after losing her leg in…

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U2 'shocked' by deadly Paris attacks, cancels concert

NEW YORK (AP) — U2 has postponed its Saturday night concert in Paris in the light of the deadly attacks across the city Friday night. Instead, the band says in…

UK airports see passenger numbers climb to record high

UK airports are experiencing record passenger numbers, latest figures show. Some 247 million people passed through 24 of the country's main airports in the 12 months to June, making it…

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UK to join world powers for new talks on Syria

World powers are meeting in Vienna in the latest round of discussions to bring an end to civil war in Syria. Hosted by the US, the talks in the Austrian…

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IS Defector: I Saw 'Jihadi John' Kill Hostage

Sky News has spoken to a former member of Islamic State, who claims he witnessed the man known as Jihadi John murder Japanese hostage Kenji Goto. The former translator said…

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Charity Boss Denies Touching Charles Down Under

A charity executive has denied as "ridiculous" claims she was over-familiar with the Prince of Wales after a photograph appeared to show her touching his bottom. Janine Kirk, who works…

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Tweets from sick people 'could help predict illness outbreaks across UK'

Tweets from people approximately feeling poorly have been used to create an effective early warning system for outbreaks of illnesses such as norovirus, the Food Standards Agency's chief scientist has…

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Egypt to lose 2.2 billion pounds a month due UK, Russian flight suspensions

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt stands to lose 2.2 billion Egyptian pounds a month in income due to Britain & Russia's decision to suspend flights to the country after the Russian…