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November 20, 2018 11:11 AM Migrant workers in the UK send £8billion home to families every year

MIGRANT workers in the UK are sending home billions of pounds every year to support their families, according to a United Nations report, making Britain one of the top countries in the world for the payments. About £8billion is sent to family members outside the UK every year, the report from the UN’s education agency revealed. The UK is one of the top 10 countries 78

November 18, 2018 11:23 PM Women's World Twenty20: West Indies beat England by four wickets

England will play India in the Women's World Twenty20 semi-finals after a narrow defeat in their final Group A game against West Indies in St Lucia. After losing six wickets in the first 10 overs, England posted 115-8 thanks to an excellent partnership between Anya Shrubsole and Sophia Dunkley. Shrubsole took two wickets in her first over, but Deandra 58

November 9, 2018 10:30 AM Women's World T20: Katherine Brunt ruled out with a back injury

England have been dealt a major blow before the Women's World Twenty20 after all-rounder Katherine Brunt was ruled out of the tournament with a back injury. Brunt, 33, has a recurring back problem which flared up again during a warm-up game against India on Wednesday. She will be replaced in the England squad by Fran Wilson, a member of the World Cup-winning 49

November 6, 2018 3:17 PM Nepalese festival celebrates 'day of the dogs'

Every dog has its day, and for canines in Nepal that phrase could not be more literal. The five-day Nepalese Hindu festival of Tihar started this week and the second day is known as Kukur Tihar or "day of the dogs". Dogs are celebrated and blessed with a Tika - a red mark applied to their forehead. The animals are also given flowers garlands and offered 49

November 6, 2018 8:12 AM World War 3: Turkey tells US it is playing ‘DANGEROUS’ game with Iran sanctions

TURKEY has warned the US it is playing a "dangerous" game to slap more sanctions on Iran, in comments that are likely to stoke World War 3 fears. Ankara's foreign minister said it was dangerous to isolate Tehran and unfair to punish the country's people. Mevlut Cavusoglu said:"We do not believe any result can be reached with sanctions. I think meaningful 74

November 4, 2018 2:41 PM Girl, 4, 'gang-raped in hospital' in India

Detectives say one man is in custody after the child claimed she was raped by a hospital attendant and four others. Police official Mahesh Srivastava said the girl told her grandmother she was raped by a hospital attendant and four others when she was alone on Saturday night. Detectives have also asked for CCTV footage and are trying to determine why the girl was left alone 68

October 31, 2018 8:12 AM Italy budget row: Rome TURNS UP HEAT on EU as GDP stagnates

ITALY’S economy has shown little to no growth this year, with the country’s prime minister warning this is exactly why Italy needs to ignore the European Union’s spending rules and push through its preferred budget. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he was not surprised that Italy’s GDP stagnated in the third quarter this year and said this justified 71

October 24, 2018 11:45 AM Virat Kohli: India captain becomes the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs

India captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 one-day international runs against West Indies in Visakhapatnam. Kohli, who achieved the feat in his 205th innings, surpassed India legend Sachin Tendulkar, who did it in 259 innings in 2001. He got to 10,000 runs with a single off spinner Ashley Nurse in his 213th ODI. The 29-year-old 34

October 21, 2018 2:33 PM Bollywood's Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are getting married

The actors - two of India's biggest stars - hope to go on an "incredible journey of love, loyalty, friendship and togetherness". In a joint statement on social media, the actors - two of the Indian film industry's biggest names - expressed their "immense joy" and asked for the blessings of fans ahead of the wedding, which will take place over two days. "With 71

October 17, 2018 3:40 AM Iran and India RUSH to finish construction before new round of US sanctions kick in

IRAN and India are rushing to try to complete the first new berth in the Iranian city of Chabahar and make it operational before the newest round of US sanctions come into effect. The project to build the port in one of Iran’s coastal cities was temporarily delayed due to fears of the US sanctions that are expected to come into effect early next month 36