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Recent rate hikes from the Federal Reserve have come at a bad time for Hong Kong which, thanks to its US dollar peg, must follow suit despite its own flagging economy.
On Saturday, over 1300 people took part in the Race for Life at Lydiard Park in Swindon.
Most of the top 10 fastest growing city economies by the end of 2023 will be in the South or East of England, a new report suggests.
THE latest update of the research on the minimum price of alcohol (MPA) confirms that this token attempt to reduce harmful drinking has had very little effect ("Scottish ministers to consider new alcohol price hike after policy review", May 8). Alcohol Focus Scotland and many others want to push up the MPA from 50p to 65p. This approach is failing because there is no way of stopping the alcohol industry from creating as many new drinks as it likes to satisfy every palate and budget. Supermarkets
Fifty people to be sent to Rwanda in a fortnight, says Boris Johnson. PM says he will ‘dig in for the fight’ with ‘leftie lawyers’ challenging government’s plan for refugees
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The retailer’s sales were boosted during the pandemic as locked down Britons hired tradespeople to spruce up their properties and gardens.
Police say they are looking into vandalism at Glasgow Cross following the Celtic title win party.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms across Southampton.
Fred Ward, who starred in films including Tremors, The Right Stuff and The Player, has died aged 79. Ward had previously worked as a boxer, as a lumberjack in Alaska and as a short-order cook who served in the US Air Force. A San Diego native, Ward was part Cherokee.
Sri Lanka's president swore in four new Cabinet ministers Saturday in an effort to ensure stability until a full cabinet is formed in the island nation engulfed in a political and economic crisis
Her Majesty’s outfits are never complete without her signature black handbag
Ukraine has won this year's Eurovision contest, with the UK finishing second.
A former world number 27, Robson lifted the junior crown at the grasscourt Grand Slam as a 14-year-old in 2008 and followed up her success with an Olympic medal partnering Andy Murray at London 2012. "I went through every possibility of rehab and of surgery," Robson told the BBC.
Daring heists are a staple of crime capers from The Ladykillers to Ocean's 11, but for celebrities in Cannes, these fictional felonies can become all too real.
Sweden on Sunday night joined Finland in announcing its intention to join Nato, demonstrating to Russia that “aggression does not pay”, the chief of the alliance has said.
A small plane has crashed on a bridge near Miami, striking an SUV and bursting into flames
A total lunar eclipse will see the moon turn red this week - find out when the blood moon is happening and how to watch it in York.
Shadow Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband says the government should introduce a windfall tax on energy firms to help families struggling with the cost of living crisis. .
A FIRE has broken out down a country lane.