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Pay rise offer a ‘big kick in the teeth’, protesting nurses claim

Nurses have expressed their “utter dismay” at the Government’s proposed 3% pay increase and described the offer as “a big kick in the teeth”. NHS staff claim they are dealing with a “massive haemorrhage” of...

Britain ‘closing in’ on free trade agreement with New Zealand

(Reuters) -Britain is nearing an agreement in principle on a free trade deal with New Zealand, its trade ministry said on Saturday, as London looks to bolster its post-Brexit trade ties with non-EU partners. The...

4 injured after shots fired in Berlin

BERLIN, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Four people were injured on Friday after a gunman fired several shots in Berlin, according to local media FOCUS Online. Squads of police were dispatched to run down the attacker. The...

UK Weather warning issued as Storm Evert gathers pace

The UK is facing high winds and storms, with the Met Office warning it “will get worse before it gets better”. As newly named Storm Evert gathers pace, winds of up to 75mph are expected...

France denounces British quarantine rules as ‘discriminatory’

UK’s decision to keep quarantine measures for travelers from France is ‘incomprehensible’, says French official. The UK’s decision to keep quarantine measures for travelers from France and not for those coming from other EU countries...

1,800 healthcare staff off work in Northern Ireland due to Covid reasons

Around 1,800 healthcare staff in Northern Ireland are currently off work due to Covid 19, MLAs have been told. Paul Cavanagh, the interim director of planning and commissioning with Northern Ireland’s Health and Social Care...

South Africa ‘appalled’ by Israel’s African Union observer status – Shocking

South Africa on Wednesday vehemently objected to last week's "unilateral" decision by the African Union Commission to grant Israel an official observer status at the continental organisation. In a strongly worded statement, the continental powerhouse,...

‘There was no “military solution” to the conflict in Afghanistan’ – US Secretary of...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that there was no “military solution” to the conflict in Afghanistan and that the country would turn into a “pariah state” if the Taliban takes control...

China’s Shi Zhiyong breaks 3 weightlifting record, wins Olympic gold

Chinese weightlifter breaks 3 Olympic records. By Selcuk Bugra Gokalp ANKARA (AA) - Chinese athlete Shi Zhiyong on Wednesday won the Olympic gold medal in the men's 73kg weightlifting event at Tokyo 2020. Zhiyong, 27, broke all...

Macron says France owes ‘debt’ to French Polynesia colonies over nuclear tests

Falling short of apologizing, French president says they would not have done same tests in French territories. Falling short of apologizing, the French president said that Paris owed “a debt” to French Polynesia over hundreds...