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Lancaster signs England deal to 2020

BBC News - 54 min 27 sec ago
Stuart Lancaster's contract as England head coach is extended until 2020 by the Rugby Football Union.
Categories: International News

MoD naval deals secure 7,500 UK jobs

BBC News - 1 hour 30 sec ago
The Ministry of Defence awards £3.2bn of contracts for the maintenance of the Royal Navy fleet, securing 7,500 jobs.
Categories: International News

Bangor Uni denies merger talks

BBC News - 1 hour 2 min ago
Bangor University denies any talks with higher education's funding body about a merger with troubled Glyndwr University.
Categories: International News

Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'

BBC News - 1 hour 7 min ago
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights groups.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: Sainsbury's boss warns of challenges

BBC News - 1 hour 11 min ago
Sainsbury's has announced like-for-like sales fell almost 3% in the three months to September.
Categories: International News

Leeds landmark badly damaged by fire

BBC News - 1 hour 13 min ago
A man is arrested after a fire badly damages one of the best known buildings in Leeds - the Grade II-listed former Majestyk nightclub.
Categories: International News

North Lebanon resident charged with terror links - The Daily Star

Google News - Lebanon - 1 hour 13 min ago

The Daily Star

North Lebanon resident charged with terror links
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr Wednesday charged local resident Mohammad al-Ayoubi with seeking to set up an extremist terrorist cell in north Lebanon. Saqr referred Ayoubi to Investigative Judge Riad Abu Ghayda for further interrogation.

Secrets of Europe's Ryder Cup win

BBC News - 1 hour 17 min ago
Graeme McDowell outlines in detail how Europe captain Paul McGinley masterminded the Ryder Cup triumph at Gleneagles.
Categories: International News

Body find sparks Alice murder probe

BBC News - 1 hour 26 min ago
The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found.
Categories: International News

Lebanon needs to embrace moderate Islam: Saudi ambassador - The Daily Star

Google News - Lebanon - 1 hour 34 min ago

The Daily Star

Lebanon needs to embrace moderate Islam: Saudi ambassador
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: ISIS does not follow Islam and should not be called Islamic, the Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon said Wednesday, calling on Dar al-Fatwa to take the leading role in bringing back moderate preaching to Lebanon's mosques. “Calling ISIS an Islamic ...

BBC World News wins two Emmy Awards

BBC News - 1 hour 51 min ago
BBC World News America wins two News and Documentary Emmys for its coverage of the conflicts in Syria and the Central African Republic (CAR).
Categories: International News

Ex-Conservative donor backing UKIP

BBC News - 1 hour 52 min ago
Former Conservative Party donor Arron Banks announces he is joining UKIP and hopes to stand in next May's election.
Categories: International News

Why are chicken, lamb, pork and beef the 'normal' meats?

BBC News - 1 hour 54 min ago
Why is it seen as unusual to eat certain animals?
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Tory highs and lows in the last year

BBC News - 2 hours 5 min ago
BBC footage recalls some of the highs and lows for David Cameron and the Conservative Party over the last 12 months.
Categories: International News

Maronite Bishops Reject 'Necessary Legislation': Electing President Must Be Priority

Naharnet Political News - 2 hours 12 min ago

The Maronite Bishops Council rejected on Wednesday “necessary legislation” at parliament in light of the ongoing vacuum in the presidency.

It said after its monthly meeting: “The election of a president should be a priority above all else.”

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Categories: Local news

Thousands unable to renew car tax

BBC News - 2 hours 34 min ago
Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.
Categories: International News

Japan volcano eruption deaths rise

BBC News - 2 hours 37 min ago
Rescue workers in Japan recover 12 more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
Categories: International News

Armed man shared lift with Obama

BBC News - 2 hours 42 min ago
US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse.
Categories: International News

Judge Charges Man Arrested in Tripoli with Belonging to Terror Cell

Naharnet Political News - 2 hours 43 min ago

Government Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr charged on Wednesday Mohammed al-Ayyoubi with belonging to a terrorist cell with the aim of carrying out terror acts a day after the Army Intelligence wrapped up investigations with him.

Saqr referred Ayyoubi to First Military Investigation Judge Riyad Abu Ghida, the state-run National News Agency reported.

Naharnet Newsdesk http://www.naharnet.com
Categories: Local news

VIDEO: Area code needed for local dialling

BBC News - 2 hours 44 min ago
From Wednesday some people who use landline phones will need to include the area code when making local calls.
Categories: International News
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