Northern Rail: Andy Burnham calls for temporary fare cut

Northern Rail: Andy Burnham calls for temporary fare cut

Image copyright Stephen Noble, Tom Bitcliffe, Kieran Trafford Image caption Rail commuters have faced major disruption Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has called for a temporary fare cut on rail routes affected by an interim timetable. Northern has aborted about...
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Warner to join Smith at Canadian T20 league

Warner to join Smith at Canadian T20 league

2:46 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff David Warner will join his former captain Steven Smith at the Global T20 Canada later this month, marking a return to the game for the high-profile Australian duo. The ex-Australia vice-captain and captain were banned...
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Paris’s ‘Dîner en blanc’ toasts 30th anniversary with record turnout at Invalides

Paris’s ‘Dîner en blanc’ toasts 30th anniversary with record turnout at Invalides

Several killed as Guatemala volcano erupts Read more Police clear out two more migrant camps in Paris Read more Dozens of migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisia Read more Anti-migrant party leading in Slovenia elections Read more ‘Dîner en...
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Australians pay their respects in Belgium and France

Australians pay their respects in Belgium and France

  shares Brian Lawless / © PA Photos If the timing of the Australian...
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Africa:Moroccan Adventurer’s Bike Stolen in South African Town

Africa:Moroccan Adventurer’s Bike Stolen in South African Town

Photo: Facebook Yassine Ghallam in Namibia. A 32-year-old man from Casablanca, Morocco has cycled an astonishing 22 000 km to SA, only for his bicycle to be stolen in Jeffreys Bay. Yassine Ghallam began his mission to cycle through the...
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Dozens dead as ‘Volcan de Fuego’ erupts in Guatemala

Dozens dead as ‘Volcan de Fuego’ erupts in Guatemala

At least 25 people have been reported killed and 300 injured, after a volcano erupted in Guatemala, spewing ash and lava over the surrounding area, the disaster management agency has said. It was feared the death toll could climb even...
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Commonwealth Bank offers to pay record fine in laundering case

Commonwealth Bank offers to pay record fine in laundering case

Image copyright EPA Image caption Australia’s Commonwealth Bank has faced a series of scandals Australia’s Commonwealth Bank has said it will pay a $700m (£400m; $530m) fine for breaching anti-money laundering and counter-terror financing laws. Th...
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Rudy Giuliani says Trump couldn’t be indicted — even if he shot James Comey: report

Rudy Giuliani says Trump couldn’t be indicted — even if he shot James Comey: report

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s powers are so wide-ranging that he couldn’t have been indicted even if he shot the FBI director to stop the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, according to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani...
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Brexit ‘weighing on business investment’

Brexit ‘weighing on business investment’

Image copyright PA Political uncertainty over Brexit is weighing on business investment, which has fallen to the lowest level for a year, a survey indicates. The research, from manufacturing body EEF and accountancy advisers BDO, said the outlook for UK...
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One Family’s Toll on a Cruel Day: 7 Children With Amputated Legs

One Family’s Toll on a Cruel Day: 7 Children With Amputated Legs

The unpaved paths in the children’s village are far from wheelchair friendly. But for those with above the knee amputations, a wheelchair is the only near-term prospect for mobility, the doctors said. So far, hospital officials and family members said,...
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