Make drivers pay for fuel in advance, says police chief

Make drivers pay for fuel in advance, says police chief

Image copyright Getty Images Service stations should make drivers pay for fuel in advance to prevent theft, a top police officer says. Petrol firms had made it too easy to drive off without paying because they wanted to entice motorists...
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Ireland warns UK over post-Brexit border issue

Ireland warns UK over post-Brexit border issue

Image copyright Reuters The UK government has been warned to stick to its commitment to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said a time-limited arrangement – or one that could be...
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Excessive competition can at times put particular sector under stress: Arun Jaitley

Excessive competition can at times put particular sector under stress: Arun Jaitley

Excessive competition at times can result in stress in a particular sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said pointing out that these are challenges of the growing economy. He also said that with the growing economy, the role of each regulator...
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Brexit uncertainty hits Brittany Ferries’ bookings

Brexit uncertainty hits Brittany Ferries’ bookings

Image copyright BF UK holidaymakers are delaying booking Channel crossings for next summer amid concerns about the consequences of Brexit, Brittany Ferries has said. Forward bookings were down between 4% and 5% from some of its regular customers, the company.....
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Africa:China Plans to Sell Off Its African Infrastructure Debt to Investors

Africa:China Plans to Sell Off Its African Infrastructure Debt to Investors

By Allan Olingo Regional governments could soon get access to more Chinese debt if a plan by a leading Chinese banking conglomerate to buy African infrastructure debts from the government starting next year, repackage them into securities and then sell...
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Xi Jinping pledges to cut Chinese import tariffs

Xi Jinping pledges to cut Chinese import tariffs

Image copyright Getty Images China has promised to further cut import tariffs and open its economy as it tries to address criticisms that its trade practices are “unfair”. In a speech at a Shanghai trade expo, President Xi Jinping also...
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Delhi panic over toxic air ahead of Indian festival Diwali

Delhi panic over toxic air ahead of Indian festival Diwali

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption A thick blanket of smog eclipsed Delhi on Monday Panic gripped the Indian capital Delhi on Monday as residents woke up to a blanket of thick grey smog ahead of Diwali, the festival of lights....
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Madagascar Dispatch: Bare Knuckle Bouts in Madagascar? ‘It Is About More Than the Fighting’

Madagascar Dispatch: Bare Knuckle Bouts in Madagascar? ‘It Is About More Than the Fighting’

SAMBAVA, Madagascar — The devoted fans make their way to dusty outdoor rings surrounded by grass huts and palm trees. They take their seats on makeshift wooden benches and through song and lots of cheering, glorify the gladiators of moraingy,...
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NHS prevention plan aims to boost life expectancy

NHS prevention plan aims to boost life expectancy

Image copyright Science Photo LibraryImage caption Making healthier choice could improve life expectancy, says Health Secretary Matt Hancock People in England are being told to cut back on alcohol, sugar, salt and fat in a bid to boost the nation’s...
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Africa:Meat-Loving Kenya Sees Veganism Trend

Africa:Meat-Loving Kenya Sees Veganism Trend

Photo: A. Wasike/DW A group of vegans in the Nairobi slum of Majengo regularly meet to prepare and eat lunch together. A growing number of Kenyans are giving up the meat they traditionally love in favor of plant-based diets. DW’s...
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