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VIDEO: Crayon craze: Can adults colour in?

BBC News - 10 hours 32 min ago
Adult colouring-in books are outselling cookery books in France. But will it catch on in the UK too?
Categories: International News

Scotland 'should set income tax'

BBC News - 10 hours 32 min ago
Scotland's income tax rates and bands should be set by its parliament, commission on devolving power recommends.
Categories: International News

Man drives car at school pupils

BBC News - 10 hours 35 min ago
Police say an incident where a car mounted the pavement and was driven towards seven secondary school pupils could have ended in "catastrophe".
Categories: International News

What Scotland deal would mean for UK

BBC News - 10 hours 44 min ago
A report saying Scotland should set its own income tax rates will bring demands for change across the UK, says James Landale.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Passengers rally to push 'frozen' plane

BBC News - 10 hours 57 min ago
Passengers due to take a flight in Siberia had to get out and push the aircraft after its brake pads froze solid.
Categories: International News

Young Sports Personality list named

BBC News - 11 hours 1 min ago
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.
Categories: International News

Coordination Committee to Follow up Food Safety Techniques

Naharnet Political News - 11 hours 13 min ago

A technical coordination committee was formed on Thursday to follow up the recent food scandal, which saw the closure of restaurants, slaughterhouses and other institutions since Health Minister Wael Abou Faour launched his campaign against violators earlier this month.

The ministerial committee on food safety met under Prime Minister Tammam Salam at the Grand Serail.

Naharnet Newsdesk
Categories: Local news

Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge

BBC News - 11 hours 15 min ago
Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.
Categories: International News

BBC: 'More cuts will affect shows'

BBC News - 11 hours 17 min ago
The BBC says it has saved more than £1bn a year through cost-cutting measures, but warns further cuts will affect the quality of programmes.
Categories: International News

Man held in McConville investigation

BBC News - 11 hours 55 min ago
The well known republican Bobby Storey has been arrested as part of the overall investigation into the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in 1972.
Categories: International News

Families of Captive Servicemen Say State Only Authorized to Negotiate Jihadists

Naharnet Political News - 12 hours 15 min ago

The families of the kidnapped soldiers and policemen stressed on Thursday that the Lebanese state is the only side authorized to negotiate with jihadists the release of their loved ones.

“The state is our only representative and voice as we are all under its authority,” the relatives of the hostages said in a statement.

Naharnet Newsdesk
Categories: Local news

VIDEO: Life in the UK as a Romanian migrant

BBC News - 12 hours 19 min ago
It has been almost a year since restrictions were lifted on Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, leaving them free to come and work in the UK.
Categories: International News

Craig Whyte detained in Mexico

BBC News - 12 hours 22 min ago
Craig Whyte is detained by police in Mexico after an arrest warrant was issued in relation to his takeover of Rangers in 2011.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Extreme weather and its risk to lives

BBC News - 12 hours 34 min ago
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.
Categories: International News

Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

BBC News - 12 hours 37 min ago
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
Categories: International News

Lebanon, France finalize $3B arms deal: report - The Daily Star

Google News - Lebanon - 12 hours 45 min ago

The Daily Star

Lebanon, France finalize $3B arms deal: report
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The long-anticipated $3 billion Saudi-funded arms deal to equip Lebanon with French weapons has been finalized, local daily An-Nahar reported Thursday. It said consultations Wednesday between a visiting French delegation and representatives ...
Lebanon, France finalize $3 billion arms dealAl-Bawaba

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Lebanon hopes oil and gas will help boost peace and stability - Cyprus Mail

Google News - Lebanon - 12 hours 55 min ago

Cyprus Mail

Lebanon hopes oil and gas will help boost peace and stability
Cyprus Mail
THE discovery of hydrocarbon reserves in the eastern Mediterranean can and should work as a tool for peace, stability, and cooperation in the region, Cyprus and Lebanon said yesterday. During a meeting between Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and ...
Cyprus and Lebanon agree on hydrocarbons goalInCyprus
Lebanon's FM warns over Cyprus becoming a Jihadi gatewayYa Libnan
Bassil visits Cyprus, meets presidentThe Daily Star

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VIDEO: 'His best cricket was still ahead of him'

BBC News - 13 hours 42 min ago
James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phillip Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.
Categories: International News

Federal UK and 2m gastric ops - front pages

BBC News - 13 hours 51 min ago
Plans to devolve powers controlling income tax to Scotland fill the front pages, along with suggestions that more people could have weight loss surgery.
Categories: International News

Army Intelligence Urges Palestinians to Hand Over Ain el-Hilweh Fugitives

Naharnet Political News - 14 hours 13 min ago

The Lebanese Army Intelligence in south Lebanon, Brig. Gen. Ali Shahrour, urged Palestinian leaders at the southern Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp to hand over fugitives and assume their responsibilities in this regard.

An Nahar newspaper reported on Thursday that Shahrour informed a delegation from the Palestinian Liaison Committee that several wanted suspects linked to terrorist cases are taking the camp as a refuge, demanding Palestinians to hand them over to the army.

Naharnet Newsdesk
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