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Another Australian charged with terror-related offences

Another Australian charged with terror-related offences

21 April 2015   0 comments
A second man was charged Tuesday with terrorism-related offences following police raids sparked by an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot in Australia.It follows police in Britain arresting a 14-year-old...

US, UK, Norway slam Sudan polls as not credible 20 April 2015

The US, Britain and Norway on Monday blasted Sudan for failing to hold free and fair elections which alleged war criminal President Omar al-Bashir is widely expected to win.In a joint statement the three...

Staff at Britain's National Gallery go on strike over privat... 20 April 2015

Workers at Britain's world-renowned National Gallery are going on strike this week due to a dispute over a privatisation plan, a labour union said on Monday.Staff are to strike this week and on May 1...

Six tourists, pilot killed in Dom. Republic plane crash 20 April 2015

Six tourists from Britain and Spain and their local pilot were killed Monday when their small plane crashed into a golf course after takeoff from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, authorities said."Seven...

Two million register to vote in Britain 20 April 2015

More than two million people have registered to vote in the last month in Britain's tightly-contested general election, official figures showed, with the window closing at midnight (2300 GMT) Monday.Of...

Britain hands Russian fund deadline to exit North Sea

20 April 2015
Britain's government on Monday handed Russian-controlled investment fund LetterOne a deadline of six months to sell North Sea gas fields acquired from German power giant RWE.It comes as LetterOne faces......

Eyeing power, SNP launches British election manifesto

20 April 2015
Scotland's separatists tried to reassure voters across Britain on Monday over the key role they could play in deciding the next government following May's knife-edge election.Launching the left-wing Scottish......

Oil prices gain after China stimulus move 20 April 2015

Oil prices rose Monday, extending recent strong gains, as the market assessed fresh stimulus action by China against a background of a US crude supply glut.Brent North Sea crude for delivery in June won...

Permira offloads Europe's top frozen food maker Iglo 20 April 2015

Private equity firm Permira said Monday it has agreed to sell Europe's biggest frozen foods company Iglo, maker of Birds Eye fish fingers, to Nomad Holdings for 2.6 billion euros.Permira will sell Iglo...

Oil prices mixed after China stimulus move 20 April 2015

Oil prices diverged Monday as the market assessed fresh stimulus action by China against a background of a US crude supply glut.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for May delivery gained 17 cents to...

UK police arrest boy over Australia IS attack 'plot' 20 April 2015

Police in Britain said Monday they have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with an alleged Islamic State-inspired attack plan in Australia.The boy was arrested Saturday "on suspicion of being concerned...

Eyeing power, SNP launches British election manifesto 20 April 2015

The pro-independence Scottish National Party offered a "hand of friendship" Monday to voters across Britain, offering reassurance about the key role it could play in government after May's tight election.Launching...

Mother of austistic child develops 'universal language' app 20 April 2015

A French woman has created what is believed to be the world's first smartphone application allowing people speaking different languages – or those incapable of speech at all – to communicate.

UK police arrest boy over alleged Australia IS attack plan 20 April 2015

Police in Britain said Monday they have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with an alleged Islamic State-inspired attack plan in Australia.The boy was arrested Saturday "on suspicion of being concerned...

Surging SNP to launch UK election manifesto 20 April 2015

The pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) was Monday launching its manifesto for Britain's general election next month, after which it could play a central role in government.Leader Nicola Sturgeon...

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