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Why imported veg is still more sustainable than local meat

A former colleague who was a researcher and promoter of local food systems once argued that local meat markets connect ...

Hartlepool by-election: inside the new northern Conservatism

The Conservative party's victory in the Hartlepool by-election is the latest development in a political realignment that has been bubbling ...

With Ambassador Picks, Biden Faces Donor vs. Diversity Test

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is facing a fresh challenge to his oft-repeated commitment to diversity in his administration: assembling ...

High-Level Talks Resume On Possible U.S. Return To Iran Nuclear Deal

A fourth round of high-level talks aimed at returning the United States to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between world ...

Scottish election: when will key results come in?

Polls have now closed in the 2021 Scottish election but pandemic restrictions mean that counts will take longer than usual. ...

US energy production saw steepest drop on record in 2020

Due to economic responses to the pandemic, US energy production dropped by 5 percent last year, marking the steepest annual ...

In U.S. Trial Of Alleged Hacker, Signs Of Larger Russian Cybercrimes

It was one of the most sophisticated digital fraud operations in the history of the Internet, by some accounts scamming ...

GLOBALink | Super Thursday elections test for UK's main party leaders

LONDON, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Millions of voters in Britain went to polling stations for local elections in what political ...

Lions boss Gatland says 'durability' fears key to Sexton's omission

Warren Gatland said concerns over Johnny Sexton's "durability" lay behind one of his "toughest decisions" in omitting the veteran flyhalf ...

India-UK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership welcomed

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar and UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab have welcomed ...

Brawl erupts as Mayweather faces off with YouTube star Paul

Floyd Mayweather was involved in a chaotic brawl on Thursday during the build-up to next month's fight with Internet star ...

China condemns G7 statement criticising Beijing aggression

Beijing [China], May 7 (ANI): China has reacted sharply against a joint communique issued by foreign ministers of the Group ...

Dominic Raab, Jaishankar discuss 2030 UK-India Roadmap

London [UK], May 7 (ANI): UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday (local time) ...

Indonesia Begins Eid al-Fitr Travel Ban as Some Try To Skirt Rules

JAKARTA - Indonesia began imposing a previously announced ban on domestic travel on Thursday as it sought to contain the ...

English grounds consider role as IPL stand-in - reports

Several Test grounds in England are ready to act as stand-in hosts for the concluding matches of this year's coronavirus-hit ...

A step closer: Prime-of-life Kolbe v rising star Rees-Zammit

Rees-Zammit's versatility means he could battle either of Messrs Kolbe or Mapimpi directly ... but either way, it's one for ...

India-UK summit has 'truly redefined' ties: EAM

London [UK], May 6 (ANI): The recent virtual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson ...

Jaishankar, Raab discuss Indo-Pacific, global health

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday discussed the Indo-Pacific, global health challenges and ...

G7 warns China not to 'escalate tension with Taiwan

London [UK], May 6 (ANI): The Group of Seven (G7) nations have called for a greater engagement with Taiwan and ...

Why it's time the UK took wrestling seriously

British professional wrestling has its share of iconic figures, many of whom remain household names to this day, including Big ...

Russia slashes dollar & euro from reserves in favor of gold & yuan

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) said in its annual report that in 2020 it reduced the share of the ...

Threats to Afghan Media by Warring Sides Spark Outrage

ISLAMABAD - Media advocates and international partners of Afghanistan have denounced the Taliban insurgency for threatening local journalists for allegedly ...

Van der Merwe cracks nod for Lions tour to SA, Stander misses out

South African-born Duhan van der Merwe on Thursday earned inclusion in the British & Irish Lions' squad for their tour ...

What the US can learn from Africa about slavery reparations

The House Judiciary Committee voted on April 14, 2021, to recommend the creation of a commission to study the possibility ...

Aussie IPL cricketers flee India for Maldives but top Kiwis remain

Australian cricketers fled Covid-ravaged India for the Maldives on Thursday, but New Zealand's top stars are stuck in Delhi until ...

Hosting IPL not a mistake, insists India cricket chief

India's cricket chief Sourav Ganguly has defended the attempt to hold the Indian Premier League (IPL) during the country's coronavirus ...

John David Washington to star in 'True Love'

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): American actor John David Washington, who recently played the protagonist in action-thriller drama 'Tenet', is ...

Henry Golding joins cast of 'Persuation' remake

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): Malaysian-British actor Henry Golding is all set to star in Netflix's adaptation of the Jane ...

Amitabh Bachchan to return with KBC 13

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 6 (ANI): Amitabh Bachchan is all set to don the host's hat again for the thirteenth ...

British Airways sends vital oxygen supplies to India

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): British Airways has flown a specially chartered aircraft loaded with emergency aid to Delhi ...

NZ's IPL-based Test contingent to depart for UK on May 11

Auckland [New Zealand], May 6 (ANI): New Zealand's Indian Premier League (IPL)-based Test contingent will depart India for the United ...

Civil Society Groups Urge UN Arms Embargo on Myanmar

NEW YORK - More than 200 civil society and human rights groups from around the world have called on the ...

A cave site in Kenya's forests reveals the oldest human burial in Africa

Africa is often referred to as the cradle of humankind - the birthplace of our species, Homo sapiens. There is ...

Vaccination only lasting solution to COVID-19: Jaishankar

London [UK], May 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has called vaccination the only lasting solution to the Covid ...

Cabinet approve India-UK Migration and Mobility Partnership

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved memorandum ...

Committed to delivering on Modi-Johnson vision of ties

London [UK], May 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday assured British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he ...

3rd Coronavirus Wave Inevitable, Top Indian Science Adviser Says

A senior Indian government scientific adviser warned Wednesday that a third wave of coronavirus infections would sweep the country as ...

Researchers find potential route to COVID-19 therapy

Liverpool [UK], May 5 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Liverpool have shown the potential of repurposing an existing and ...

India begins exports of organic millets grown in Himalayas

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): India has begun exporting millets sourced from farmers in Uttarakhand, which meet the organic ...

Bangladesh protests against China's treatment of Uyghurs

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 5 (ANI): The Human Rights Protection Council of Sylhet held protests across Bangladesh on Wednesday against the ...

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Qatar Finance Minister Arrested in Corruption Investigation

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Qatar's finance minister was being questioned over alleged abuse of power and misuse of public ...

Rafael Nadal, Naomi Osaka win top Laureus Sports Awards

Tennis players Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka picked up the Laureus Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards on Thursday ...

Cade Cowell leads charge as Earthquakes face Real Salt Lake

Cade Cowell is still five months away from turning 18, but his soccer proficiency says his time has arrived. Cowell ...

Kazakhstan: The last captains of the Ural River

Over the past five years, the Ural River's level has dropped so much that it seriously impedes river traffic. Such ...

'Motivated' Messi is vital for Barcelona, says Mendieta

Madrid [Spain], May 6 (ANI): Former footballer Gaizka Mendieta feels Argentine striker Lionel Messi's return to form has boosted Barcelona's ...

Hosting IPL not a mistake, insists India cricket chief

India's cricket chief Sourav Ganguly has defended the attempt to hold the Indian Premier League (IPL) during the country's coronavirus ...

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