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Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...


As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...


UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...


Irish gather to remember 100 years of self-rule

DUBLIN, Ireland: Irish officials attended a January 17 ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the British handing over the ...


French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...


UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...


Ceremony marks British handover of power to first Irish government

DUBLIN, Ireland - On Sunday, the 100th anniversary of the formal turnover of power to the new Provisional Irish Government ...


Irish team completes winter Ireland to Scotland swim without wet suits

DUBLIN, Ireland: A team of Irish swimmers has become the first to complete the North Channel swim from Ireland to ...


British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...


Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...


Proposal claims insulation could save UK households 500 pounds a year

LONDON, England: According to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG), made up of business organizations and charities, improved insulation could ...


International

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5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

UK Business

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British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

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Sounders re-sign G Stefan Cleveland through 2023, plus option

The Seattle Sounders re-signed goalkeeper Stefan Cleveland to a two-year deal with an option for 2024, the team announced Wednesday. ...


Rapids sign Keegan Rosenberry, three others to extensions

The Colorado Rapids signed defenders Keegan Rosenberry and Danny Wilson as well as midfielders Mark-Anthony Kaye and Jack Price to ...


FC Cincinnati's Haris Medunjanin signs 1-year contract

FC Cincinnati midfielder Haris Medunjanin signed a contract through the 2022 season on Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed by ...


Orlando City sign D Rodrigo Schlegel to new contract

Orlando City SC signed defender Rodrigo Schlegel to a new two-year contract. The deal announced Wednesday includes club options for ...


Rapids sign Keegan Rosenberry, Mark-Anthony Kaye to extensions

The Colorado Rapids signed defender Keegan Rosenberry and midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye to multi-year contract extensions on Wednesday. Rosenberry inked a ...


Rapids sign D Keegan Rosenberry to 3-year extension

The Colorado Rapids signed defender Keegan Rosenberry to a three-year extension through the 2024 season with a club option for ...


Hotel Review

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 ...