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Olympics: France's Macron to support Paris bid in Lausanne

Olympics: France's Macron to support Paris bid in Lausanne

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will support Paris's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games at a final presentation by candidate cities in July, bid sources said on Tuesday. They also had a tour of the Olympic village and media village. Former French president Jacques Chirac's decision to press the flesh with IOC delegates at the 2005 vote in Singapore for the 2012 Games when Paris were hot favourites was spectacularly undone by Britain's then prime minister Tony Blair's more ...


Being motherless on Mother's Day is hard

Being motherless on Mother's Day is hard

While it is near impossible to compensate a mother for the job she does, it is a start to acknowledge their selfless giving. In celebration for all that you have done, and all that you mean in our lives, here's our musical playlist to rock out on this weekend in celebration of mom.


Roselle Celebrates Early for Cinco de Mayo

Roselle Celebrates Early for Cinco de Mayo

The fifth of May has become an important holiday that celebrates Mexican-Americans in the United States. "Many people mistakenly believe that Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, but it is not". Lots of avocados: According to the California Avocado Commission , Americans consume up to 81 million pounds of avocados on Cinco de Mayo every year.



Labour to prioritise cyber security within £37bn NHS investment pledge

Mr Corbyn told the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) conference in Liverpool that he understood the anger of nurses who made clear in a poll this weekend they are ready to stage a summer of protests across the United Kingdom over pay. Under the plans, the higher 45p rate of tax paid by people with incomes of more than £150,000 would be extended to those on £80,000 while there would be a new 50p top rate of tax, according to The Times and The Daily Telegraph.



Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward

Kim said North Korea would stage more nuclear and missile tests in order to flawless nuclear bombs needed to deal with U.S. China might support a new round of United Nations sanctions against North Korea after Pyongyang launched another missile test just hours before Beijing held its biggest diplomatic event of the year, the belt and road forum, observers said.



Dozens trapped as coal mine in north of Iran explodes

The rescue mission was not going well as rescue tunnels filled with poisonous gas. Ambulances and rescue teams were dispatched to the scene of the mine blast near the city of Azadshahr. Iran says it has 68 types of minerals including iron ore, coal, gold, copper, and zinc, with reserves totalling 43 billion tonnes. Iran extracted 1.68 million tons of coal in 2016, an increase on previous years, thanks to an easing of global sanctions.