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Drill breakthrough in mine rescue

Rescuers have drilled through to the main tunnel at the New Zealand coal mine where 29 miners were caught in a methane-fuelled explosion last...

Bulger mother slams 'cover-up'

The mother of James Bulger said she felt betrayed by Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke as she criticised the findings of an inquiry into the...

Immigrant cap 'won't be exploited'

Home Secretary Theresa May has denied that businesses will seek to exploit a loophole in the Government's new immigration rules that will allow firms...

FTSE plunges after Korean tensions

The FTSE 100 Index has plunged by nearly 2% as Irish bailout fears and Korean military tensions rattled investors' confidence.The London market closed 99.5...

US stocks suffer amid global fears

Stocks in the United States are down sharply following a spate of negative news from Asia, Europe and the US.North Korea and South Korea...

Beatles in US charts once again

Music fans have snapped up more than 450,000 copies of Beatles albums plus two million individual songs during the Fab Four's first week on...

Koreans clash over disputed island

North and South Korea have battered each other with artillery fire in one of the most serious confrontations since their war ended nearly 60...

Migrant workers to be cut by fifth

The number of migrant workers coming to Britain from outside the EU will be cut by a fifth and capped at 21,700 from next...

Renold returns to half-year profit

A firm whose products are found in Big Ben's clock tower and the Thames Barrier has delivered some positive news from the UK manufacturing...

FTSE plunges amid Korean tensions

The FTSE 100 Index has plunged by nearly 2% as Irish bailout fears and Korean military tensions rattled investors' confidence.The London market closed 99.5...

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Johnson calls for ‘spirit of togetherness’ with new winter restrictions

England faces an “unquestionably difficult” winter, Boris Johnson warned after announcing coronavirus restrictions which could last six months. The British Prime Minister set out a...

Wetherspoon to cut up to 450 staff at airport pubs

Pub chain Wetherspoon has announced plans that could see it cut up to half of its jobs at pubs in six UK airports. The company...

Trump tells United Nations to hold China accountable for coronavirus

Donald Trump has demanded that the United Nations holds China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as he defended his own handling of Covid-19 in...

12 global cities make pledge to divest from fossil fuel

Ten cities around the world have joined New York and London in committing to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of efforts to...

US death toll from coronavirus hits ‘unfathomable’ 200,000

The US death toll from coronavirus has topped 200,000, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the outbreak first reached the world’s richest nation...
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