Long A&E waits triple in Northern Ireland

Long A&E waits triple in Northern Ireland

The number of patients who waited more than 12 hours at A&E units in Northern Ireland over Christmas almost tripled compared to the same period last year. A total of 928 patients waited longer than the 12-hour target waiting time...
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False earthquake warning panics Japan

False earthquake warning panics Japan

Image copyright AFPImage caption Train and subway services in Tokyo were temporarily suspended An emergency earthquake warning sent to millions of people in Japan caused a brief panic on Friday and disrupted Tokyo’s transport network. But the loud alert,...
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US jobs growth loses steam in December

US jobs growth loses steam in December

Image copyright Getty Images US job growth slowed by more than expected in December as the retail sector lost more than 20,000 workers. Non-farm payrolls rose by 148,000, the Labor Department said – far lower than the revised figure of...
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Vikram Bhatt spots ghost on camera while shooting for 1921

Vikram Bhatt spots ghost on camera while shooting for 1921

Vikram Bhatt shot at one of the most haunted locations in UK for his upcoming horror mystery 1921. The director shot at England’s Wentworth woodhouse in South Yorkshire, which is known to experience paranormal activities Vikram Bhatt shot at one...
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Branson hits back at East Coast rail franchise critics

Branson hits back at East Coast rail franchise critics

Image copyright Virgin trains East CoastImage caption Sir Richard Branson and team on an East Coast Virgin train Sir Richard Branson has hit back at critics who say the government has bailed out Virgin Group and its partner in the...
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How will the US move to cut aid affect Pakistan?

How will the US move to cut aid affect Pakistan?

Image copyright AFPImage caption Pakistani protesters have denounced the cuts The Trump administration says it is cutting almost all security aid to Pakistan until it deals with terrorist networks operating on its soil. But will the cuts have any impact,...
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Rage Against the Machine

Rage Against the Machine

When Todd Gitlin went to Chicago at the end of August 1968 to join the protests outside the Democratic National Convention, he told friends he was going “with the instinct of the moth for the flame.” Political activism was nothing...
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Spanish court says ex-Catalan vice president must stay in jail

Spanish court says ex-Catalan vice president must stay in jail

Macron suggests ‘partnership’ with EU for Turkey, not membership Read more Power in Iran: a system governed by religion Read more Spanish court says ex-Catalan vice president must stay in jail Read more Probe opened into alleged police failure in.....
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Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad cites illness and old age to seek leniency; sentencing tomorrow

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad cites illness and old age to seek leniency; sentencing tomorrow

RANCHI: Citing illness and old age, RJD chief Lalu Prasad, convicted in a fodder scam case+ along with 10 others, on Friday sought leniency from the CBI court which will pronounce the quantum of punishment on Saturday.Lalu Prasad appeared before...
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Why some Christians celebrate Christmas on January 7

Why some Christians celebrate Christmas on January 7

The exact date of the birth of Jesus has not been established.
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The car that won’t let you crash it

The car that won’t let you crash it

Driverless cars may be away off yet, but automated braking systems and car safety devices aimed at preventing traffic accidents already exist. Thatcham Research tests these collision avoidance systems on behalf of the insurance industry. They invited the BBC&#...
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