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Flower protest in Paris for Iranian no-headscarf activist New! 2021-03-08 07:43:28PARIS (AP) - Activists laid flowers near the Iranian Embassy in Paris on Monday to show support for a women's rights campaigner sentenced to prison a

Hungary closes stores, schools to curb surge due New! 2021-03-08 07:27:26BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarians on Monday awoke to a new round of strict lockdown measures aimed at slowing a record-breaking wave of COVID-

Syrian president, wife test positive for the coronavirus New! 2021-03-08 07:21:40DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president's office said Monday,

U.K. royals absorb shock of revealing Harry, Meghan New! 2021-03-08 05:11:49LONDON (AP) — Britain and its royal family absorbed the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview by Prince Harry and Meghan, in wh

Myanmar security forces kill 2 anti-coup protesters New! 2021-03-08 04:28:18MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces shot dead two people in northern Myanmar on Monday, local media reported, as the military government co

Taiwan President Tsai visits naval base amid Chinese New! 2021-03-08 04:24:26KEELUNG, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen visited a naval base on Monday to thank sailors and marines for their dedication to protecting

Global shares mixed, oil prices up, technology stocks New! 2021-03-08 02:16:47TOKYO (AP) - Global shares were mixed Monday after the passage of the $1.9 billion U.S. stimulus package passed the Senate over the weekend, adding to

As US mulls Afghan exit, activist sees long 2021-03-08 01:17:41KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Prominent activist Sima Samar has been fighting for women’s rights in Afghanistan for the past 40 years. She believes

After historic whirlwind visit, Pope Francis leaves Iraq 2021-03-08 01:10:38BAGHDAD (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday wrapped up his historic whirlwind tour of Iraq that sought to bring hope to the country's marginalized Ch

EXPLAINER: What's happened so far at China's annual 2021-03-08 00:44:32BEIJING (AP) - Midway through its annual session, China’s ceremonial parliament is focusing on boosting the economy, building self-reliance in t

Meghan and Harry in Oprah Winfrey interview explain 2021-03-07 22:46:53LOS ANGELES — In a wide-ranging interview aired Sunday, Harry and Meghan described painful discussions about the color of their son's skin, los

Prince Harry in Oprah interview says he was 2021-03-07 22:02:29MONTECITO, Calif. — Prince Harry says he was "trapped" in the royal family before Meghan helped free him.  Oprah Winfrey asked Harry in t

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Once you've been vaccinated: U.S. releases recommended do's New! 2021-03-08 14:58:20Here's a glimpse of what life might look like in the next phase of mass-vaccination against COVID-19, a peek at a future where people are i

Boris Johnson, royal watchers react following revealing Harry New! 2021-03-08 13:22:16Britain and its royal family absorbed the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, in which the couple sai

Honouring women of the world on International Women's New! 2021-03-08 11:41:07March 8 is International Women's Day, which marks the achievements of women and raises awareness about social, economic, cultural and political inequ

Romanian soccer ref banned for season over inappropriate New! 2021-03-08 11:39:40Romanian soccer referee Sebastian Coltescu was suspended for the season after making "inappropriate" comments about a Black coach at a Champions Lea

U.S. Supreme Court rejects final outstanding election appeal New! 2021-03-08 11:39:12The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday disposed of the last of three cases brought to the justices by former President Donald Trump challenging his election

MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon's Jeff Bezos, marries New! 2021-03-08 09:14:29MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science teacher who expressed gratitude "

George Floyd murder trial tests how much — New! 2021-03-08 04:00:46Minneapolis is on edge as the George Floyd murder trial tests how much, if anything, will change in the U.S. almost 10 months after the killing sparke

The Meghan and Harry interview: A 'damaging' view 2021-03-07 22:21:15

At least 20 dead, hundreds hurt after explosions 2021-03-07 16:22:23A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 600 others on Sunday, authorities s

Queen celebrates unity in Commonwealth address, ahead of 2021-03-07 11:14:57Queen Elizabeth praised the "renewed sense of closeness" the coronavirus pandemic has brought to communities around the world in a video message rel

Pope Francis meets father of drowned Syrian boy 2021-03-07 07:50:36Pope Francis has met with the father of Alan Kurdi, a three-year old Syrian boy who drowned crossing the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 and whose image dre

In Iraq city where ISIS ruled, Pope Francis 2021-03-07 07:50:36Muslim and Christian residents in the ruined Iraqi city of Mosul told Pope Francis of their lives under brutal ISIS rule on Sunday as the pontiff bles


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French MP and billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in 2021-03-07 15:04:17President Macron says Olivier Dassault's death in a helicopter crash in Normandy is a great loss.

Cumbria shellfish producers call for water grading change 2021-03-07 14:37:29There are calls for the UK to use "more flexible" EU coastal water testing regimes instead.

Aston Martin's electric sports models to be made 2021-03-07 12:52:48The luxury car manufacturer says its battery-powered sports cars will be made in Warwickshire.

Deliveroo to hand riders up to £10,000 in 2021-03-07 05:17:10The food delivery firm, set to be valued at $7bn (£5bn), will also offer shares to takeaway customers.

Coronavirus: US Senate passes major $1.9tn relief plan 2021-03-06 20:56:06The major spending package is expected to be given final approval in the House next week.

Microsoft hack: White House warns of 'active threat' 2021-03-06 15:56:39The tech giant says a state-sponsored group operating out of China is breaching email servers.

Cladding rules: 'I would never have bought my 2021-03-06 08:49:53Confusion over building safety rules has left many people unable to move home without hard-to-obtain checks.

Pubs deluged with beer garden bookings 2021-03-05 17:02:25Pubs in England report high demand bookings from the 12 April opening date for beer gardens.

US and EU suspend tariffs in Boeing Airbus 2021-03-05 13:56:54The move comes a day after the US agreed to suspend its tariffs on UK imports stemming from the dispute.

Ellesmere Port: Vauxhall plant pauses production as demand 2021-03-05 13:36:06The owner of the Ellesmere Port plant says the halt is nothing to do with talks over its future.

Covid-19: English travellers face fines and losing flights 2021-03-05 11:04:15Anyone travelling overseas from England from Monday will have to prove they are allowed to travel.

US sees jobs surge as hope for rebound 2021-03-05 10:29:58US employers added 379,000 jobs in February, the Labor Department said in its monthly jobs report.