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Op-Ed: Amir Khan to keep hope alive for shot at Floyd Mayweather

Amir Khan has always been a crowd favorite in almost all of his last 34 fights spanning over 10 years since turning pro in 2005 but on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, he will play the role of an underdog against Canelo Alvarez.

Sunfly: The world's most famous karaoke brand Special

London - Sunfly is celebrating 25 years as the UK's most trusted name in karaoke. The London-based company, enjoyed in bars and clubs all over the country, is set to release a new streaming service. Digital Journal asked team member Dan Maidstone all about it.

Scottish nationalists win, Corbyn hangs on in UK local polls

London - Scottish nationalists won a third term in power but lost their outright majority Friday in one of a series of local and regional elections seen as a key test for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Australian refuses to give more proof he created Bitcoin

London - Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Thursday said he would not provide further proof to back up his claim that he created Bitcoin, saying he was "not strong enough" for the public scrutiny."I believed that I could do this.

Brazil's Rousseff vows to seek return if forced from office

London - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed during a defiant interview broadcast Thursday to "continue to keep fighting" to return to power if she is forced from office.

London's contrasting mayoral hopefuls: Goldsmith and Khan

London - The favourites to become London's new mayor on Thursday are two completely contrasting candidates: Zac Goldsmith, the son of a tycoon financier, and Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan.

London looks set to elect first Muslim mayor

London - London was on track to become the first EU capital with a Muslim mayor as voters went to the polls Thursday after a bitter campaign between Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour party.

London set to elect Muslim mayor Khan after divisive campaign

London - Opposition Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan is on course to become the new mayor of London and the first Muslim leader of an EU capital, final opinion polls suggested Wednesday, despite attempts to link him to extremists.

In U-turn, Britain to let in more Syrian child refugees

London - Britain will admit a limited number of child refugees who have travelled alone from Syria to Europe, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday, in a U-turn on the politically-charged issue of migration.

Canada's AG says amount of medical marijuana given Vets dangerous

Canada's auditor general's annual Spring Report was tabled in the House of Commons today and Auditor General Michael Ferguson spoke with media about the content. One of the criticisms in his report concerns the amount of pot veterans are being permitted.

Genetic link to obesity reported

Cambridge - Scientists have reported new research that suggests there is a genetic link to obesity — at least in some cases — based on recent studies using Labradors.

U.K. health services make a stand against obesity

One third of hospital trusts in the U.K. are refusing to treat people who are classified as obese for routine surgical procedures. Those classed as obese are told to come back when they have lost weight.

Drug used on cattle threatening thousands of vultures in Spain

Diclofenac is a powerful non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic in humans. Because of its extreme toxicity it has been banned for veterinary use in many countries.

Mark Selby wins world snooker championship Special

Sheffield - Mark Selby has won the world professional snooker championship for the second time in three years. Selby defeated Ding Junhui 18-14 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

Australian Craig Wright says he created Bitcoin

London - Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Monday identified himself as the creator of Bitcoin following years of speculation about who invented the pioneering digital currency.

World Snooker: Selby remains in front Special

Sheffield - The world snooker championship final, between Mark Selby and Ding Junhui, has reached the half-way stage. Despite a fight back from Ding in the second session, Selby maintains a lead going into the final day.

Abortion trials force political shift in N. Ireland

Belfast - The prosecution of women in Northern Ireland over abortion has become a key campaign issue ahead of regional elections on Thursday, with unprecedented political support for reforming the law.

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams apologises for racial slur

London - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams apologised Monday for using a racial slur on Twitter while seeking to compare the treatment of African Americans with Catholics in Northern Ireland.

AstraZeneca to sequence 2 million genomes

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is to embark on an ambitious project that will see the drugs giant sequence 2 million genomes in the quest for new candidate drug products.

World Snooker: Selby takes the lead in world final Special

Sheffield - Mark Selby has taken a strong lead after the first session in the world snooker final at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Selby won six of the opening eight frames.
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