Business

FTSE 100 lifted by banks and miners

The London market opens higher, supported by banks and mining companies.

Politics

Grassley wants 'gag order' lifted for FBI informant allegedly 'threatened' by Obama DOJ

A top Senate Republican is calling for the Justice Department to lift an apparent “gag order” on an FBI informant who reportedly helped the U.S. uncover a corruption and bribery scheme by Russian nuclear officials but allegedly was “thre

World

Saudi Arabia's driving ban and the pioneering women who got it lifted

Ben Hubbard talks to the protesters who were shunned from society when they protested against the law in the 1990s

Football

Carlo Ancelotti returns to Chelsea for Champions League clash against Roma

CARLO ANCELOTTI has returned to Chelsea – as a spectator for their Champions League clash with Roma. The Italian manager won the Double in his first season at Stamford Bridge. But as a player he lifted the Serie A title and claimed the Copa Italia

Energy

Oil prices rise on tighter US market, Middle East tensions

Oil prices rose, lifted by a fall in U.S. inventories and tensions in the Middle East.

Business

Supermarket sales lifted by rising prices and early Christmas shopping

Grocery sales have risen again with higher prices and early Christmas shopping helping the sector chalk up its 17th consecutive quarter of growth.

Space

Atlas V Rocket Launches New US Spy Satellite on Secret Mission

The NROL-52 satellite soared into orbit this morning (Oct. 14) atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, which lifted off at 3:31 a.m. EDT (0731 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Sport

Court lifts injunction against Cowboys' Elliott, clears way for ban

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suffered a blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court lifted the injunction that prevented him from serving a six-game suspension over an alleged domestic violence incident.

World

NFL scores win over Ezekiel Elliott in court that could open the door for 6-game suspension

Ezekiel Elliott's legal team will likely seek further relief after a federal appeals court lifted an injunction that blocked the NFL's six-game suspension.

World

Saudi woman detained for flouting still-in-place driving ban

A Saudi woman who appeared in a video driving a car in the capital, Riyadh, has been briefly detained for violating the country's ban on women driving, which is set to be lifted in June.

World

US eases Sudan economic and trade sanctions

US officials cite Sudan's progress fighting 'terrorism' and easing humanitarian distress for ending penalising measures.

Celebrity

'I've lifted people out of forest fires': Harrison Ford reveals he is an action hero in real life too

The Indiana Jones star is not just used to acting in heroic adventures, he's also come to the rescue on more than one occasion in the real world using his piloting skills, which he says gives him "a combination of freedom and responsibility"

Sport

Yankees ride bullpen to Wild Card victory

Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York and lifted the Yankees to their first postseason victory in five years.

Love And Sex

Are men or women more likely to cheat? The answer will SHOCK you

EVERYONE is guilty of a wondering eye from time to time, but a new study has lifted the lid on which sex is more likely to cheat. 

World

Has Theresa May lifted her speech from The West Wing?

Theresa May's speechwriters have been accused of lifting sections of her speech from the hit US TV drama The West Wing.

Sport

Yanks top Twins in AL wild-card game, will play Indians next

Aaron Judge, Didi Gregorius and a brilliant bullpen rescued New York from a rugged start and lifted the Yankees to their first postseason win in five years.

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