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express
Haunting images show how world could look if droughts devastated the planet EVER wondered what some of the world’s most famous natural and manmade landma
Haunting images show how world could look if droughts devastated the planet
express / Posted 15 hours ago
EVER wondered what some of the world’s most famous natural and manmade landmarks would look like if they were hit by severe drought? How Tower Bridge might look in a... Read more
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CNBC
Dow adds 100 points amid Yellen testimonyU.S. stocks traded higher on Wednesday as investors digested prepared remarks f
Dow adds 100 points amid Yellen testimony
CNBC / Posted 17 hours ago
U.S. stocks traded higher on Wednesday as investors digested prepared remarks from Fed Chair Janet Yellen, as well as a turnaround in the financial sector. Yellen began delivering her testimony to Congress at 10 a.m. ET, in which she notes that, if... Read more
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Evening Standard
Marylebone restaurant launches Yorkshire Pudding menuThe humble Yorkshire Pud is a highlight of a roast dinner, and quite possibly L
Marylebone restaurant launches Yorkshire Pudding menu
Evening Standard / Posted 20 hours ago
The humble Yorkshire Pud is a highlight of a roast dinner, and quite possibly Londoners’ favourite thing ever to hail from north of the Watford Gap*. Now, finally, a restaurant has risen to the occasion and launched a whole menu of Yorkshire... Read more
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Londonist
The Story Of The Man Who Founded The London MarathonAt some point during this year’s London Marathon, the organisers will celebrate
The Story Of The Man Who Founded The London Marathon
Londonist / Posted yesterday
At some point during this year’s London Marathon, the organisers will celebrate the race’s one millionth finisher. There is a chance that at some point on that runner’s 26-mile, 365-yard journey from Greenwich to the Mall, they and their 36,000 other... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dame Maggie Smith: ES Film Awards winner talks life after DowntonThe applause was thunderous, the acclaim unanimous, as Dame Maggie Smith was na
Dame Maggie Smith: ES Film Awards winner talks life after Downton
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
The applause was thunderous, the acclaim unanimous, as Dame Maggie Smith was named Best Actress at Sunday night’s revived Evening Standard British Film Awards for her superlative performance in The Lady in the Van. And now here I am, chasing after... Read more
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Morningstar
Stocks Battered Again; S&P On Track For Lowest Close In 22 MonthsU.S. stocks tumbled Monday afternoon, putting the S&P 500 on track for its lowe
Stocks Battered Again; S&P On Track For Lowest Close In 22 Months
Morningstar / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. stocks tumbled Monday afternoon, putting the S&P 500 on track for its lowest close in 22 months, as a fresh drop in oil prices amid continuing fears of economic slowdown sparked a global flight into bonds and gold. The Nasdaq Composite logged... Read more
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Evening Standard
Valentine's Day cocktails on the menu at The May Fair BarThe May Fair Bar on London’s Berkeley Street has launched a specially curated d
Valentine's Day cocktails on the menu at The May Fair Bar
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
The May Fair Bar on London’s Berkeley Street has launched a specially curated drinks menu ahead of Valentine's Day. Available from today until February 14, the Valentine’s cocktails are served in an atmospheric setting, just the spot for a romantic... Read more
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Morningstar
Stocks Drop On Global Growth Fears; Dow Down 340 PointsU.S. stocks tumbled Monday, with the S&P 500 on track for its lowest close in 2
Stocks Drop On Global Growth Fears; Dow Down 340 Points
Morningstar / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. stocks tumbled Monday, with the S&P 500 on track for its lowest close in 22 months as a fresh drop in oil prices amid continuing fears of economic slowdown sparked a global flight-to-quality. The S&P 500 tumbled 37 points, or 2%, to 1,842. If... Read more
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Evening Standard
Valentine's Day cocktails on the menu at The May Fair HotelThe May Fair Hotel on London’s Berkeley Street has launched a specially curated
Valentine's Day cocktails on the menu at The May Fair Hotel
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
The May Fair Hotel on London’s Berkeley Street has launched a specially curated drinks menu ahead of Valentine's Day. Available from today until February 14, the Valentine’s cocktails are best enjoyed in the atmospheric May Fair Bar, just the spot... Read more
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Yahoo News
Dow drops 300 as oil falls; gold surges 3% Pisani's market open led down by tech U.S. stocks fell sharply on Monday as
Dow drops 300 as oil falls; gold surges 3%
Yahoo News / Posted 2 days ago
Pisani's market open led down by tech U.S. stocks fell sharply on Monday as falling oil prices, U.S. rate increase worries and a weak overseas backdrop weighed on investors. Crude prices resumed their... Read more
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metro
10 of London's best underground secretsThis crypt dates back to 1042 (Picture: Markus Milligan/Heritage Daily) As com
10 of London's best underground secrets
metro / Posted 2 days ago
This crypt dates back to 1042 (Picture: Markus Milligan/Heritage Daily) As commuters rattle past on the Central Line near Fleet Street, most have no idea their train is travelling close to an underground graveyard, left there by Medieval churchgoers... Read more
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NBC News
Dow Falls 300 as Oil Falls, Gold SurgesU.S. stocks fell sharply on Monday as falling oil prices, U.S. rate increase wo
Dow Falls 300 as Oil Falls, Gold Surges
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. stocks fell sharply on Monday as falling oil prices, U.S. rate increase worries and a weak overseas backdrop weighed on investors. Crude prices resumed their downward trajectory, with WTI falling 2.6 percent, or 80 cents, to $30.09 a barrel.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Breathing new life, new energy into Capitol MallAfter almost a decade of looking at a cordoned-off city block pocked with concr
Breathing new life, new energy into Capitol Mall
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
After almost a decade of looking at a cordoned-off city block pocked with concrete pilings, Sacramentans might be tempted to think anything would be better than the infamous “hole in the ground” at Third and Capitol. But Sacramento deserves more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock parade their lithe limbs as Little Mix perform with Jason Derulo at London's 02 Arena Their collaborat
Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock parade their lithe limbs
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
as Little Mix perform with Jason Derulo at London's 02 Arena Their collaboration Secret Love Song is an emotionally charged, heartfelt ballad. And R&B star Jason Derulo, 26, invited... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sunday Roasts in London: Mac and Wild, FitzroviaDespite launching a Sunday menu just a couple of weeks ago, Scottish game-lover
Sunday Roasts in London: Mac and Wild, Fitzrovia
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Despite launching a Sunday menu just a couple of weeks ago, Scottish game-lovers Mac and Wild appear to have a hit on their hands: the restaurant filled nearly full during our meal, and we left dolefully, having no fun at all stepping back out to the... Read more
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Evening Standard
The dos and don'ts of Valentine's DayWhen it comes to dating, there a number of important 'dos and don’ts' which dic
The dos and don'ts of Valentine's Day
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
When it comes to dating, there a number of important 'dos and don’ts' which dictate the chemistry (or lack thereof) that develops between the two hopeful lovebirds. When it comes to Valentine’s Day, you better believe these 'dos and don’ts' are... Read more
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Evening Standard
Artist animates London and New York with her playful illustrationsThis artist has given a quirky gift to fellow Instagrammers consumed by wanderl
Artist animates London and New York with her playful illustrations
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
This artist has given a quirky gift to fellow Instagrammers consumed by wanderlust. From Tower Bridge to the Big Apple, Prague-based artist Eliska Podzimkova has traveled the world, adding her charming illustrations to various photos of places she’s... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sophie Walker: London is the 'worst place' for women to live in the UKShe’s got a steely edge, a touch of a Scottish accent that hangs like a threat
Sophie Walker: London is the 'worst place' for women to live in the UK
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
She’s got a steely edge, a touch of a Scottish accent that hangs like a threat in her sentences, and eyes that challenge you to disagree. She’s what men call women they fear: formidable. And as leader of the Women’s Equality Party (WE) she is its... Read more
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Evening Standard
Grace Dent reviews Aulis: This isn’t dinner. It is an intense, delicious tutorial on the sublime madness of chefsThe modern run-up to Valentine’s Day has become an arduous, highly perilous gam
Grace Dent reviews Aulis: This isn’t dinner. It is an intense, delicious tutorial on the sublime madness of chefs
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
The modern run-up to Valentine’s Day has become an arduous, highly perilous game of brinkmanship. ‘I’m not fussed,’ your loved one might say. But you are secretly slightly fussed. ‘Me neither,’ you’ll probably reply, feeling a little bit hurt.... Read more
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Londonist
Wednesday 3 February 2016Always be in the know about what's going on in London by signing up to our free
Wednesday 3 February 2016
Londonist / Posted 6 days ago
Always be in the know about what's going on in London by signing up to our free email newsletters. Fancy seeing what's at the bottom of Regent's Canal without getting wet? We dived in to make a video for you. We all do it. You might have done it on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Little Mix come over all emotional in Secret Love Song videoLittle Mix come over all emotional as they release stripped-back video for Secr
Little Mix come over all emotional in Secret Love Song video
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Little Mix come over all emotional as they release stripped-back video for Secret Love Song in collaboration with Jason Derulo Perrie Edwards famously suffered a very public break-up last year and she's remained strictly professional throughout and... Read more
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Morningstar
Stocks Tumble Amid Oil Slide, Weak U.S. Manufacturing DataU.S. stocks began the week on a sour note Monday, as oil prices marched lower a
Stocks Tumble Amid Oil Slide, Weak U.S. Manufacturing Data
Morningstar / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. stocks began the week on a sour note Monday, as oil prices marched lower and U.S. manufacturing data showed signals of contraction for a fourth straight month. The S&P 500 lost 12 points, or 0.6%, at 1,928. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell... Read more
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Market Watch
Stocks tumble amid oil slide, weak U.S. manufacturing dataU.S. stocks began the week on a sour note Monday, as oil prices marched lower a
Stocks tumble amid oil slide, weak U.S. manufacturing data
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. stocks began the week on a sour note Monday, as oil prices marched lower and U.S. manufacturing data showed signals of contraction for a fourth straight month. On the U.S. economic front, U.S. manufacturing companies contracted for the fourth... Read more
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Marie Claire
Alternative Valentine's Gifting Ideas For Your Loved-OneWhy send flowers or chocolates when you could send a sweet potato instead? Sur
Alternative Valentine's Gifting Ideas For Your Loved-One
Marie Claire / Posted 9 days ago
Why send flowers or chocolates when you could send a sweet potato instead? Sure, conventional Valentine's gifts are popular for a reason � people generally cry the good kind of tears on receipt. But this year, maybe it's time to switch... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Ivy set to grow with first restaurant south of the riverThe Ivy is to open its first offshoot south of the river at an apartment develo
The Ivy set to grow with first restaurant south of the river
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
The Ivy is to open its first offshoot south of the river at an apartment development close to Tower Bridge. The 8,000 sq ft river-facing brasserie will be the sixth restaurant to bear the name following openings in Covent Garden, Marylebone, Chelsea... Read more
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Calcutta News
London threatened by ISIS after its 'declaration of war against Muslims' LONDON, U.K. - Islamic State terror group (ISIS) has now issued a spine-chill
London threatened by ISIS after its 'declaration of war against Muslims'
Calcutta News / Posted 10 days ago
LONDON, U.K. - Islamic State terror group (ISIS) has now issued a spine-chilling warning against London, claiming that Britain is its number one terror target. The video... Read more
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express
UK TERROR WARNING: ISIS threaten DOOMSDAY ATTACK on major tourist spots in London ISLAMIC State (ISIS) fanatics have said they will kill hundreds of Britons in
UK TERROR WARNING: ISIS threaten DOOMSDAY ATTACK on major tourist spots in London
express / Posted 10 days ago
ISLAMIC State (ISIS) fanatics have said they will kill hundreds of Britons in Doomsday-style attack that will eclipse the carnage in Paris last year. ISIS featured... Read more
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The New Statesman
Forget what you think of Doug Richard - the problem is much biggerIt was the final part of the latest Islamic State video that will have caught t
Forget what you think of Doug Richard - the problem is much bigger
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
It was the final part of the latest Islamic State video that will have caught the ­attention of the Security Service. After a 15-minute film celebrating the Paris attacks in November, viewers see David Cameron giving a press conference in Downing... Read more
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The New Statesman
The latest video from Islamic State was its most menacing warning to Britain yetIt was the final part of the latest Islamic State video that will have caught t
The latest video from Islamic State was its most menacing warning to Britain yet
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
It was the final part of the latest Islamic State video that will have caught the ­attention of the Security Service. After a 15-minute film celebrating the Paris attacks in November, viewers see David Cameron giving a press conference in Downing... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Caltrans: Roadwork on I-5, I-80 begins SundayTwo major interstates will be shutdown starting this weekend, Caltrans said. H
Caltrans: Roadwork on I-5, I-80 begins Sunday
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 12 days ago
Two major interstates will be shutdown starting this weekend, Caltrans said. Here is a list of areas that will affect traffic: I-5 at Capitol Mall overcrossing to Tower Bridge (State Route 275): The northbound number one and two local lanes on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Andy Furillo: New River Cats manager’s main job is to keep players ready for GiantsThe Giants’ adjunct in Sacramento will have a new manager this year, and if bas
Andy Furillo: New River Cats manager’s main job is to keep players ready for Giants
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
The Giants’ adjunct in Sacramento will have a new manager this year, and if baseball fans around here lack familiarity with Jose Alguacil, they can sleep well knowing some of their favorites on the big club do not. Even some players Giants fans... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Uninsured? Covered California’s final enrollment push ends this weekendFor Covered California officials, it’s crunch time. They’ve spent $29 million o
Uninsured? Covered California’s final enrollment push ends this weekend
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
For Covered California officials, it’s crunch time. They’ve spent $29 million on advertising, opened 500 storefronts, beefed up call centers and trained hundreds of health insurance enrollment counselors who speak 12 languages, from Arabic to... Read more
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The New Yorker
Natalie Portman’s Mild, Mild WestThe title character in “Jane Got a Gun” is Jane Hammond (Natalie Portman), who
Natalie Portman’s Mild, Mild West
The New Yorker / Posted 13 days ago
The title character in “Jane Got a Gun” is Jane Hammond (Natalie Portman), who lives with her young daughter in the New Mexico Territory. The year is 1871. Jane has a husband, Bill (Noah Emmerich), who has been gone awhile; now he returns, half dead,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tour of California cyclists to ride through Delta, Sacramento, FolsomSome of the world’s most accomplished cyclists will ride from downtown Sacramen
Tour of California cyclists to ride through Delta, Sacramento, Folsom
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
Some of the world’s most accomplished cyclists will ride from downtown Sacramento to the Delta and back on May 22 in the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California, tour organizers announced Thursday. In addition, the men’s and women’s time trials... Read more
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The New Statesman
How I learned to walk miles on a midnight marathon across LondonMy New Year resolution was to drink more champagne. I realise that sounds a bit
How I learned to walk miles on a midnight marathon across London
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
My New Year resolution was to drink more champagne. I realise that sounds a bit like taking up smoking for Lent, and I’m only moved to tell you this because of Nicholas Lezard’s remark in his column the other week about the nastiness of Prosecco. I’d... Read more
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Arsenal FC
Kenny SansomIn Defining Moments former Arsenal stars select the situations that defined the
Kenny Sansom
Arsenal FC / Posted 13 days ago
In Defining Moments former Arsenal stars select the situations that defined their career with the Gunners. This is a running feature and first appeared in the matchday programme. Ex-player is next to recall his favourites.#1 The... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | Should Labour split?29 January - 4 February issue​Should Labour Split? Cover story: Should Labour
In this week's magazine | Should Labour split?
The New Statesman / Posted 14 days ago
29 January - 4 February issue​Should Labour Split? Cover story: Should Labour split? Thirty-five years on from the Limehouse Declaration, we ask politicians past and present whether Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents should stay or go. Neil Kinnock: Labour... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Action, not talk, on Capitol MallHere’s hoping that this time, a makeover of Capitol Mall really happens. The m
Action, not talk, on Capitol Mall
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
Here’s hoping that this time, a makeover of Capitol Mall really happens. The mall leading from Old Sacramento to the state Capitol long has been underused and underappreciated. The problem hasn’t been a shortage of ideas so much as a lack of the... Read more
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Market Watch
Don’t fear the stock market slump, get used to volatility, say Wall Street prosIn a video chat with MarketWatch, three panelists discussed recent market volat
Don’t fear the stock market slump, get used to volatility, say Wall Street pros
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
In a video chat with MarketWatch, three panelists discussed recent market volatility and said that choppiness is warranted but should not be feared. Here are some of the key points from the discussion with Kristina Hooper, U.S. investment strategist... Read more
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Market Watch
Is the stock market headed for a repeat of 2008? Live video chat with expertsPlunging oil prices have loomed over financial markets over the past 18 months,
Is the stock market headed for a repeat of 2008? Live video chat with experts
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
Plunging oil prices have loomed over financial markets over the past 18 months, but questions about the extent of the fallout have prompted at least some analysts to issues calls to sell everything and flee while others urge investors to remain... Read more
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Market Watch
Is the stock market headed for a repeat of 2008? Live video chat with expertsStatisticians tell us that market corrections—a drop of 10% or more happen once
Is the stock market headed for a repeat of 2008? Live video chat with experts
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
Statisticians tell us that market corrections—a drop of 10% or more happen once every 12 months. But with stocks now posting the second correction in less than six months amid declining earnings, worries are on the rise about the health of the market... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Time for a redo of downtown Sacramento’s Capitol Mall, Crocker Park?With a downtown arena on the rise and plans afoot for more housing and offices,
Time for a redo of downtown Sacramento’s Capitol Mall, Crocker Park?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
With a downtown arena on the rise and plans afoot for more housing and offices, some downtown Sacramento leaders say the timing is right for makeovers of two underused downtown public spaces, stately but dull Capitol Mall and nearby Crocker... Read more
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TribLIVE
Islamic State’s strategy to cause death and destruction in EuropeIslamic State's strategy to cause death and destruction in Europe Neighborhood
Islamic State’s strategy to cause death and destruction in Europe
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
Islamic State's strategy to cause death and destruction in Europe Neighborhoods Islamic State's strategy to cause death and destruction in Europe ‘Industry of fake passports' reported AMSTERDAM — Islamic State has created an industry from... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Isis killers' last videoThe video shows pictures of Tower Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral in London, and
Isis killers' last video
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
The video shows pictures of Tower Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral in London, and claims Isis is ready to strike "any time, anywhere". Photo / AP The gunmen behind the Paris terror attacks have appeared in an Isis (Islamic State) video in which they... Read more
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The Hindu
IS planning ‘large-scale’ Mumbai-style attacks in Europe: Europol reportIt says the strikes will be directed at soft targets like public places and res
IS planning ‘large-scale’ Mumbai-style attacks in Europe: Europol report
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
It says the strikes will be directed at soft targets like public places and restaurants in the continent -- and in France in particular. The Islamic State (IS) is plotting “Mumbai-style” terrorist attacks directed at soft targets such as public... Read more
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FOX News
New ISIS video shows Paris attackers committing prior atrocities, threatening UKA new video released by the ISIS terror group late Sunday shows nine of the ext
New ISIS video shows Paris attackers committing prior atrocities, threatening UK
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
A new video released by the ISIS terror group late Sunday shows nine of the extremists who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris beheading and shooting captives, as well as training with weapons while plotting the carnage that left 130 dead in the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Hundreds queue for hours for hugely discounted Shard ticketHundreds of Londoners descended on the Shard at the break of dawn today to buy
Hundreds queue for hours for hugely discounted Shard ticket
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Hundreds of Londoners descended on the Shard at the break of dawn today to buy cut-price tickets for the viewing platform. Pictures showed hordes of people gathered at the entrance to the skyscraper from 6am on Monday morning, with hopes of securing... Read more
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heraldscotland
Islamic State video claims to show Paris terror attack gunmenHadfi is reported as saying in the clip: "You destroy our homes and kill our fa
Islamic State video claims to show Paris terror attack gunmen
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
Hadfi is reported as saying in the clip: "You destroy our homes and kill our fathers, our brothers, our sisters, our mothers and our children." The video - released through the media channel of IS - also apparently warns that they are ready to... Read more
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London SE1
Controversy mounts over Courage Yard plan for Tower Bridge PiazzaColumbia Threadneedle Property Investments, the new owners of Tower Bridge Piaz
Controversy mounts over Courage Yard plan for Tower Bridge Piazza
London SE1 / Posted 17 days ago
Columbia Threadneedle Property Investments, the new owners of Tower Bridge Piazza, have applied to Southwark Council for planning permission to reconfigure the space and build a new pavilion on what is currently open space. The plan include the... Read more
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Market Watch
These signs will mark the bottom for the stock marketAfter getting off to the worst start to a new calendar year in history, U.S. st
These signs will mark the bottom for the stock market
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
After getting off to the worst start to a new calendar year in history, U.S. stocks on Friday finally posted the first winning week of 2016. So did stocks bottom or is this just a bounce within a bigger pullback that could yet turn into a full-blown... Read more
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