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Breaking News: Britain threatens to leave European Union in battle over immigration (Opinion)
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-01-19 12:52:45 -0800 | business-news

Britain's threat this week to leave the European Union in what it claims is a principled stand to protect national sovereignty actually is xenophobia. While Britain couches its objections in terms of the euro, the bloc's common currency that Britain...
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Breaking News: Ban Russia from hosting 2018 World Cup — UK deputy PM
 
Posted by: Robert Myles

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-30 16:20:01 -0700 | political-news

The UK’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has demanded Russia be stripped of its scheduled hosting of the 2018 World Cup soccer finals. The call was made by the leader of the UK’s Liberal-Democrats, the government coalition partner of UK...
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Breaking News: 'Look Up' - A comment on the social media generation (Video)
 
Posted by: Anne Sewell

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-09 18:19:11 -0700 | lifestyle-news

The video begins with the words, "I have 422 friends, yet I'm lonely." In poetry form, writer and director Gary Turk then proceeds to tell us where we are going wrong in our social interaction. We connect with so many...
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Breaking News: Why cats are so effective in Internet advertising
 
Posted by: Joe Kukura

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-07 14:52:08 -0700 | business-news

Between Grumpy Cat, Maru, Keyboard Cat and a litter of other kitties, cats have pounced to the top of the Internet video and advertising food chain. You think selfies are popular? People share twice as many cat pictures as selfies....
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Breaking News: 'Big Bird' runs amok in English countryside (Video)
 
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Stevenage :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-20 08:33:30 -0700 | odd-news

It happened near the little village of Nuthampstead, close to Stevenage in Herts, UK on Thursday. A retired geography teacher was out enjoying a cycle ride in the English countryside when he spotted a huge bird, about the size of...
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Breaking News: Royal children's toys to be displayed in new 'Royal Childhood' exhibit
 
Posted by: Julie Johnson

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-28 11:12:45 -0700 | arts-culture-news

A collection of toys, clothes, photographs and school work belonging to several generations of the British royal family will be on display for the rest of the summer starting July 26 in a new exhibit set up at the Buckingham...
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Breaking News: Girl gets stuck in drain after dropping iPhone, everyone takes photos
 
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Dover :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-06 02:01:14 -0700 | funny-news

It happened in Dover, UK on Thursday. Ella Birchenough, 16, had a bit of a bother when she accidentally dropped her iPhone down a storm drain. She couldn't just leave the darn thing, and ended up getting stuck to her...
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Breaking News: Dying teen raises more than £1 million for Teenage Cancer Trust
 
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Burntwood :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-26 09:15:15 -0700 | health-news

When he was just 15, Stephen Sutton from Burntwood in Staffordshire, UK, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. At the age of 19, he has been told that his cancer is inoperable and cannot be cured. This has prompted Stephen to...
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Views: 300   News Stories: 17
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Breaking News: Lipitor reduces cough in patients with bronchiectasis
 
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Edinburgh :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-28 03:11:33 -0700 | health-news

Commonly used cholesterol lowering drug also reduces inflammation and flare ups Statins are commonly prescribed to help lower cholesterol levels in the blood. By doing so statins can help to prevent heart attacks and stroke. Studies have shown that taking...
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Breaking News: JK Rowling sues Daily Mail for libel over alleged sob story
 
Posted by: preetamkaushik

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-03 21:23:23 -0800 | disasters-news

JK Rowling has sued The Daily Mail for libel after it published a report that alleged she had falsely spun a sob story about her time as a single mother. She said the paper has misrepresented her comments in the...
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Breaking News: Indian elephant Raju's tears of joy on being freed: Genuine or hype?
 
Posted by: Nina Rai

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-19 07:41:01 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Commentary A heartbreaking story of an elephant in India held in captivity weeping in “relief” on being freed Thursday, has been making the rounds in international media. While pachyderms have long been known for their intelligence and long memories, are...
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Breaking News: Sunday Herald first newspaper supporting yes to Scottish independence
 
Posted by: Robert Myles

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-05 10:09:15 -0700 | political-news

Commentary The Sunday Herald, published in Glasgow, Scotland, became the first newspaper circulating in Scotland to openly support the cause of Scottish independence by calling for a “yes” vote in the Scottish independence referendum scheduled for Sept. 18, 2014. On...
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Breaking News: Supersized public art: The Kelpies horse sculptures open in Scotland
 
Posted by: Robert Myles

Falkirk :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-21 11:21:57 -0700 | travel-news

A major new cultural landmark now graces the countryside in central Scotland as the breathtaking Kelpies sculptures near Falkirk was officially launched Thursday and will open to the public Easter Monday. The startling 30 meter (100 feet) sculptures of two...
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Breaking News: Moving video shows woman hearing for the very first time
 
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Birmingham :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-31 08:32:51 -0700 | health-news

Joanne Milne has been profoundly deaf since birth and recently had an operation to insert cochlear implants to help her to hear. In the above video, her cochlear implants are finally turned on. We then see her reaction to hearing...
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Breaking News: Tottenham Hotspur on the brink of collapse
 
Posted by: ZacWassink

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-13 12:10:33 -0700 | sports-news

Tottenham Hotspur have begun the most important week the club has experienced since Spurs were in Champions League several years ago. Following the team's latest blowout defeat, this one a 4-0 loss to Chelsea, Spurs trail Arsenal and Liverpool in...
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