2019: Skies light up as world welcomes new year

People across the globe are saying goodbye to 2018 and welcoming in the new year with a bang. Source link

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Brexit ferry firm Seaborne Freight ‘will get no money upfront’

Image copyright Getty Images A UK firm contracted to provide extra ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit will only be paid if it runs “an effective service”, the

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DR Congo election: Internet shut down after presidential vote

Image copyright AFP Image caption Voters had to use their mobile phone lights to find their names at some polling stations The internet has been shut down in key cities

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Severn Bridge shuts as drone flown from tower

Image copyright Allen Lloyd Image caption Traffic has reopened after the road was closed this morning A main route between England and Wales was closed after a man climbed a

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Net’s founding father Dr Larry Roberts dies aged 81

Image copyright Carlos Alvarez Image caption Larry Roberts (far left) with net pioneers Bob Kahn, Vint Cerf and web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee American scientist Larry Roberts who helped design

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Brexit: US ambassador to UK Johnson warns on trade deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Woody Johnson with Donald and Melania Trump on their UK visit this summer Donald Trump’s offer of a “quick, massive, bilateral trade deal” will

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Global markets in worst year since 2008

Image copyright Getty Images Investors will be glad to see the back of 2018 after many global stock markets suffered their worst year in a decade. The FTSE 100’s traditional

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Drone to watch over New Year celebration in New York

Image copyright Getty Images A camera-equipped drone will watch over New Year’s Eve celebrations in New York City, the NYPD has confirmed. It is the first time the force has

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Russian security agency arrests ‘US spy’ in Moscow

Image copyright Science Photo Library Russia’s FSB state security agency says it has arrested a US citizen “caught spying” in Moscow. It named him as Paul Whelan, saying he was

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Syria conflict: Trump ‘committed to defeating IS’, says Lindsey Graham

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President Trump announced the withdrawal of 2,000 US troops from Syria A top Republican has said US President Donald Trump committed to defeating Islamic State

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