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‘Russia forced to withdraw from S. Stream project due to EU stance’

Russia is forced to withdraw from the South Stream project due to the EU’s unwillingness to support the pipeline, and gas flows will be...

Oil Prices drops below $70

Brent crude oil slumped to below $70 on Friday, its lowest level since 2010, after OPEC decided not to cut oil production. Venezuela's Foreign...

Soroptimist awarded OBE for Promoting Gender Equality

(London) Soroptimist International (SI) Programme Director, and member of SI St Albans and District, Hilary Ratcliffe, has been made an “Officer of the Order...

Brits continue to hit high street

Shoppers around the country continued to hit the high streets today, in what experts said is the busiest retail weekend of the year so...

Drug crime – not worth the risk

Brits abroad urged to consider consequences of drug crime Each year British nationals on holiday are putting themselves at risk of arrest or detention for...

Energy: Petrol prices cut as oil cost falls

Supermarkets have reacted to plunging world oil prices by cutting the cost of fuel to motorists. First, Asda announced it was knocking 2p a litre...

Goldman Sachs/ HSBC/ BASF sued in first US metals price manipulation case

Four major global firms are to appear in a New York court accused of manipulating platinum and palladium prices for eight years. The law...

How China’s shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan

Ever since a civil war split the two sides more than 60 years ago, China has viewed Taiwan as a renegade province that needs...

UK: One in five children ‘obese by 11’

One in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, the latest...

Oil – slumps 4% as OPEC leaves output unchanged

A ‘unilateral decision’ was taken by OPEC not to cut production and to leave the daily output ceiling unchanged at 30 million barrels, despite...

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