Keith Urban announces summer tour

Keith Urban announces summer tour

Photo Keith Urban has confirmed a new tour that will cover North America this summer. The number 20 Granite City Tour will kick off on June 28th in St. Paul, Minnesota and conclude on…

My election tipping panel: Stephen Webb

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My election tipping panel: Stephen Webb

Tories didn’t mean climate-change sceptics to lose their seats, Stephen Webb says Our presidential primary system is different from that of the US. In the past, after the exit poll of primary voters was…

ROC mine ruling marks century of women's rights struggle

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ROC mine ruling marks century of women’s rights struggle

This article is part of our bicentenary week journalism project: the birth centenary of women’s suffrage in Wales and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Welsh women’s rights activist Rosie Thornton, who was…

Oil could be behind Sierra Leone's wealth

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Oil could be behind Sierra Leone’s wealth

Embargoed To BBC News Some believe the abundant resources could provide jobs in a poverty-stricken country Enlarge Image Power plants. Wind turbines. Solar panels. Homes. Schools. Where there is oil, there is money.And there…

6 dead, 52 injured after strong winds in Turkey

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6 dead, 52 injured after strong winds in Turkey

A maximum wind speed of 140mph in Cilvegozu, south-west of Istanbul, recorded overnight 6 dead, 52 injured after strong winds in Turkey A wind speed of 140mph was recorded overnight in Cilvegozu, south-west of…

Emissions from aviation: What we know

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Emissions from aviation: What we know

Image copyright PA Image caption Kate Saunders is trying to make flying safe and cleaner for aircraft passengers Britain could reduce its aviation emissions by 60% by 2050, if existing policies are continued, research…