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Snow weather alert issued for the Isle of Wight

Snow weather alert issued for the Isle of Wight

Now the Met Office has issued new warnings for the weekend . Meteorologist Martin Bowles predicts snow will begin falling on Friday afternoon in Scotland and the north-east of England before blanketing the whole of the UK. A yellow weather warning has been issued for Leeds as the Beast from the East 2.0 gets set to batter the city. The first warning covers Lincolnshire from Friday at 5pm to Saturday at 9am. Read More

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Melrose ups offer for GKN to £8.1bn as acceptance deadline looms

Melrose ups offer for GKN to £8.1bn as acceptance deadline looms

Last week, GKN, which specialises in making vehicle and plane components, announced a $6.1bn deal to merge its auto parts business with Dana Incorporate, an American company. "The board of GKN is now evaluating the revised offer", GKN said in a statement in response. "Private UK shareholders should also be aware that they would be liable to income tax on the value of any new Dana shares they receive". Read More

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Protesting farmers reach Mumbai, traffic woes loom

Protesting farmers reach Mumbai, traffic woes loom

Ajit Nawale of AIKS said senior Sena leader and PWD Minister Eknath Shinde met protesting long march leaders when it entered neighbouring. He added they were all here to present their charter of demands to the government. Keeping the fact that Monday is the first day of the week and also a day when Class X Board exams are taking place, the farmers' march will cause a lot of inconvenience, the government argued, according to sources. Read More

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Rand Paul attacker pleads guilty

Rand Paul attacker pleads guilty

Boucher denied any political motivations in the attack. A federal judge accepted a plea agreement from Rene Boucher on March 9, which means he is now convicted of the assault. The episode had been "profoundly embarrassing" for Boucher, his lawyer, Matt Baker, said. Rene Boucher, 59, was released on $25,000 unsecured bond and is due to be sentenced on June 15, said Kelly Lovell, a case manager for Kentucky's western district federal court. Read More

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Kenya: Tillerson Affirms US Commitment to Kenya On Trade and Security

Kenya: Tillerson Affirms US Commitment to Kenya On Trade and Security

Secretary Tillerson thanked Chairman Faki and the AU for its continued attention to and good work across the Continent and underscored the strong U.S. Trump went on to ask why the United States would want more people from Haiti and African countries, rather than countries like Norway. Therefore, in statements at the end of the visit to the AU headquarters, Tillerson made it clear that from now on, commercial ties will increase at all levels to be more present in the region. Read More

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Donald Trump asked key witnesses if Russian Federation investigators were 'nice'

Donald Trump asked key witnesses if Russian Federation investigators were 'nice'

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with bi-partisan members of Congress to discuss school and community safety in the wake of the Florida school shootings at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2018. The experts also said the episodes could serve as evidence for Mueller in an obstruction case. Sources tell Fox News the latter conversation included "nothing" of substance and Trump just felt bad Priebus had been questioned for hours. Read More

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Moon briefs party leaders on N.Korea summit

Moon briefs party leaders on N.Korea summit

US President Donald Trump welcomed Pyongyang's offer as positive and apparently sincere crediting Washington's "very, very strong" sanctions push, as well as "big help" from China, for the potential diplomatic breakthrough. Trump often has derided North Korea's Kim Jong Un as unstable, calling him "rocket man" and taunting him with a tweet describing Trump's nuclear detonation button as "much bigger & more powerful" than Kim's. Read More

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Benjamin Netanyahu says Saudi Arabia to open airspace to India-Israel flights

Benjamin Netanyahu says Saudi Arabia to open airspace to India-Israel flights

Air India denied Mr. Netanyahu's claim. Air India's website showed options to book flights to Tel Aviv from New Delhi starting March 22, with fares starting at 24,124 Indian rupees ($371.94). Finally, the Saudi authorities, ending a 70-year ban and marking a dramatic diplomatic shift, have allowed the flight to overfly Saudi airspace. El Al has asked an airline industry lobby group to help it access Saudi Arabian airspace, so it can compete with Air India's planned route between ... Read More

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Saudi Arabia donates N3.6bn for Northeast

Saudi Arabia donates N3.6bn for Northeast

Along with its allies the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kuwait, Saudi Arabia has reportedly provided billions of dollars to support Sisi. As part of the deal, Egypt will allow stretches of land in the southern Sinai to be used for NEOM. Ali said Nigeria as a country is grateful to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the opportunity given to her to be part of the alliance established to fight terrorism and maintain global peace and security. Read More

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Backed Syria force to redeploy 1700 from IS fight…

Backed Syria force to redeploy 1700 from IS fight…

At a news conference on Tuesday, the SDF announced it would pull fighters out of areas of eastern Syria, where they have been fighting pockets of IS jihadists, in order to shore up defences in Afrin. Ankara kicked off its military assault on Afrin in order to eliminate the YPG, which it considers to be terrorists because of alleged associations with Kurdish insurgents in Turkey. Read More

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Primary set for Tuesday

Primary set for Tuesday

Cruz continued, "The extreme left, they're angry". Teneshia Hudspeth with the elections division of the Harris County clerk's office said Tuesday that a last-minute change in staffing led to a delay in opening a Katy polling site. For more information on voting, visit www.votetexas.gov or call the Hill County Elections Administration Office at 254-582-4072. He's been diving into the early voting data, and his analysis found that many of those primary voters are ones that voted in 2016 ... Read More

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Italy election: Five Star Movement vows to not form coalition

Italy election: Five Star Movement vows to not form coalition

With that in mind, many analysts foresee a post-election realignment in which Berlusconi and the centre-left PD would join forces in a re-enactment of the grand coalition that has held sway in Germany since 2013. Right-wing parties wants a flat tax but have no plan to pay for it. Forza Italia wants to raise pensions. Despite the Western press having a go at the octogenarian's alleged wrongdoings, now that Berlusconi has completed his community service, the Italian electorate have been ... Read More

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