The Creative Industries Federation (CIF) said the £87bn a year the sector generated for the economy was at risk if immigration was restricted. The sector relies heavily on fre
The vast majority of those who died in the Northern California wildfires were in their 70s and 80s — including several couples who died together. Many could not move fast enough to escape the speed
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Labour leader Jacinda Ardern will form the country's next government after gaining the support of a small nationalist party holding the balance of power following
Jacinda Ardern, who came second in September's polls, will be the youngest prime minister since 1856.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The FBI has opened an investigation into U.S. links to South Africa's Guptas, escalating a scandal over the family's alleged use of a friendship with President Jacob Zuma to c
LONDON (AP) — The London Stock Exchange has announced that its chief executive plans to step down by the end of 2018. Xavier Rolet has headed the London exchange for nearly nine years. The London S
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street closed at record highs. Data showed that China’s quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expecta
China has entered a "new era" where it should "take centre stage in the world", President Xi Jinping says. The country's rapid progress under "socialism with Chinese characteri
An employee at a US business opened fire on five co-workers, killing three of them, and then shot a former colleague at a car dealership.
We want you to stay in the country after Brexit, was declared by London to EU citizens living and working legally in the UK. British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote in an open letter. It covers aroun
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey may shut its border with northern Iraq "at any moment" after closing its air space to the region, Hurriyet newspaper reported on Thursday, rev
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics fans lined up to sign a banner urging Gordon Hayward to “come back stronger than ever.” One player wrote his injured teammate’s initials on his shoe. The cro
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia’s separatist leader is facing an imminent deadline to withdraw a bid to secede from Spain. But an official from Carles Puigdemont’s party says that he
Les Cèdres was built in 1830 and bought in 1850 by the mayor of Villefranche-sur-Mer, when it operated as an olive tree farm.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge is the Yankee Greeter. A favorite to win AL Rookie of the Year and a contender for the league’s Most Valuable Player Award, Judge jogs toward the dugout at the end
JERUSALEM (AP) — Widely unpopular around the world, President Donald Trump can take solace in the adulation of Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, who showers him with praise and even holds his tong
BEIRUT (AP) — The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially a
The New Zealand First party decides to form a coalition with Labour, ousting incumbent Bill English.
ERIMO, Japan (Reuters) - Ever since North Korea lobbed two missiles far above this windswept fishing town on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, seaweed farmer Mitsuyo Kawamura says she's been on edg
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Investigators say a pilot killed by a 2015 Dubai gyrocopter crash during the World Air Games failed to properly strap on his helmet before takeoff, causing it to
A US federal appeals court has refused to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago.
A second deadline for Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont to say explicitly whether he has declared independence from Madrid is drawing near.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Proposals for expanding movie and television production in New Mexico are on the agenda at a film forum in Santa Fe. The discussion Thursday is designed mix business and polit
Erbil has cancelled holding of the so-called parliamentary election scheduled for Nov.1
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine residents looking for a dog, cat, or rabbit will be able to adopt a companion for free this weekend in Bangor. The Bangor Human Society is waiving all adoption fees for d
PHOENIX (AP) — The parent company of Arizona’s largest electric utility is boosting the annual dividend it pays to its shareholders. Wednesday’s vote by Pinnacle West Capital Corp.̵
PHOENIX (AP) — Michael Mandell has been appointed as a judge on the Maricopa County Superior Court bench. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced the appointment Wednesday. It fills the vacancy created b
HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) — A New Hampshire man wanted on burglary charges has been caught after authorities arrested him as he was trying to cross the Canadian border in Vermont. Vermont State Police say
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of the state’s congressional delegation are urging the Trump administration to tap the expertise of national laboratories in New Mexico to help with rebuildin
MILAN, Italy (Reuters) - As nervous investors retreat from Catalonia, afraid the wealthy region may secede from Spain, another European region whose politicians once campaigned for independence is loo
WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — Kaibab National Forest officials are seeking public input on issuing a new permit for Elk Ridge Ski Area due to an ownership change and say changes could be in the works for
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio grocery chain is selling each of its 13 supermarkets to its own employees. Company spokesman Dan Buehler says the sale of Buehler’s Fresh Foods is expected to be
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Tweed-New Haven Airport is planning to file an appeal after a judge ruled against its attempt to overturn a Connecticut law that limits the length of the airport’s mai