Britain's Prince William and Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge arrive to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
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Royal police escort bike collides with elderly woman

LONDON — U.K. authorities are investigating a collision between a police motorcycle escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and an elderly woman in southwest London. The accident occurred around 12.50 p.m. on Monday when the royal couple were on their way to Windsor for the St George’s Chapel service commemorating the Order of the […]

FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo an address sign for Facebook Way is shown in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook unveiled a broad plan Tuesday, June 18, to create a new digital currency. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost […]

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders says his investigators are searching for a person of interest and an additional firearm.
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Two men charged, police seeking person of interest in shooting at Nathan Phillips Square

Toronto police say they have now charged two people and are seeking a person of interest in connection with a shooting that injured four people and caused chaos at yesterday’s Raptors celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square. Gunfire rang out at the southeast corner of the square at around 3:45 p.m. Monday, just as the Raptors […]

The provincial government is considering raising driver and vehicle fees less than one year after freezing them.
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Ontario considers raising driver, vehicle fees months after freezing them

TORONTO — Less than a year after freezing driver and vehicle fees in Ontario, the Progressive Conservative government is considering raising them again, while bracing for a “negative reaction.” In a proposal quietly posted to a regulatory registry for public comment, the government says it is seeking to introduce annual fee increases of two per […]

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Northern healthcare firms target new opportunities in Africa

Health sector businesses from the Northern Powerhouse could benefit from new export opportunities across Africa thanks to a recent trade mission led by Department for International Trade (DIT) LONDON, United Kingdom, — Businesses including Yorkshire’s Sunflower Medical and Medasil were amongst 16 firms from the north that travelled to trade fair Africa Health 2019 in […]

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The African oil industry denounces BBC Panorama’s attack on Senegal as a much Ado about nothing

Oil and gas production over the next 10 years would inject billions of dollars into the Senegalese economy and support more than 1 million jobs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, — The African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) rejects the accusations made by the recent BBC Panorama program on Senegal and believes this case is about a sinister rush […]