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Charities face fundraising inquiry

Four charities are being investigated by the Information Commissioner amid claims they contacted vulnerable people on an official “opt-out” database. The NSPCC, British Red Cross, Oxfam and Macmillan Cancer Support are accused of calling people registered with the Telephone Preference … Continue reading

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Sunday trading laws could be relaxed

Shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays, under plans to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne. The proposal expected in Wednesday’s Budget could give elected mayors and councils powers to relax laws locally … Continue reading

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Migrant dies on Channel Tunnel train

Cross-Channel passengers and freight services have faced delays since the death at 05:00 BST A migrant who is believed to have jumped onto a freight train heading for Britain has died, Eurotunnel has said. The Channel Tunnel operator tweeted that … Continue reading

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Ceremonies commemorate 7/7 victims

Prince William is attending a service in Hyde Park in memory of the 52 people who died in the London bombings of 7 July 2005. A minute’s silence was observed earlier as survivors of the attacks and relatives of the … Continue reading

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U.S. trade deficit widens; weakness abroad fuels export drop

WASHINGTON The U.S. trade deficit widened in May, fueled by a drop in exports that could heighten concerns over weak overseas demand and a strong U.S. dollar. The Commerce Department reported on Tuesday that the trade gap grew $1.2 billion … Continue reading

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Carnival gets U.S. approval to operate Cuba cruises

Carnival Corp (CCL.N), the world’s largest cruise operator, said it had received U.S. approvals to operate cruises to Cuba and planned to start in May. The company said it was still in discussions for Cuban approvals. (Reporting by Ramkumar Iyer … Continue reading

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Oil steadies after huge selloff, outlook weak

LONDON Oil steadied on Tuesday after one of its biggest selloffs this year but looked vulnerable to more falls after China’s stock market took another tumble and Greece moved closer to leaving the euro zone. Investors kept a close eye … Continue reading

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Wall St. lower in choppy trading as Greece summit looms

U.S. stocks opened higher before quickly reversing course on Tuesday morning, setting the stage for another volatile session as investors await the outcome of a euro zone summit that will attempt to find a solution to the ongoing debt crisis … Continue reading

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Children’s early help ‘cut by half’

Failure to invest in help today for the young will lead to greater costs for taxpayers, warn the charities Funding to help vulnerable children in England has been cut by nearly £2bn over the last five years, say charities. Early … Continue reading

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‘Legal highs’ linked to prison deaths

Legal highs such as “Spice” are proving difficult to detect in prisons, the ombudsman says The use of so-called legal highs has been a factor in at least 19 prisoner deaths between 2012 and 2014, a new report has revealed. … Continue reading

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Online News

The advantages of receiving news directly on your computer or wireless device are becoming increasingly apparent and more popular every day. Unlike hardcopy newspapers that are delivered to subscribers at specific times, online news is available to readers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Another crucial selling point is the ability to read about breaking news from around the world virtually as it happens. Many established and well respected newspapers also reap the financial benefits by cutting down on printing costs as more and more people subscribe to online news publications and websites.

With the technologies of RSS (Real Simple Syndication) and Atom news feeds, Rocket News provides readers with a host of news categories that are continually being updated. They also offer users the unique opportunity to receive more in depth coverage about the people and stories behind current events. A simple click can take you to past articles or pieces that relate to stories that you need more information about. Video clips of recent news stories can also bring a different perspective when one can view a particular story directly from the location that it has taken place in. Whether you need the latest in business news, finance news, health news or the latest in fashion or celebrity news, you can be sure you are getting the most recent stories about issues that matter to you.

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Online News has also created a timelier format for bringing you stories when they happen since they do not have the scheduling restrictions that even broadcast journalism is faced with. For those whose careers depend on having the latest news in business or finance, they know that the information they need is always at their fingertips. Whether one is at the office, traveling on business or even away on holiday, you can receive important alerts via e-mail directly on your laptop, cell phone or other wireless device, ensuring that you will always be able to stay on top of the latest news. Online news also does away with having to carry around hardcopies of several newspapers in order to have the stories you need throughout your day, no matter where you are.