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Daily Mail
17 min. ago

Reality vs fantasy: One in seven retirees have no personal pension - but younger generations still nurse...

One in seven people retiring this year have no personal pension savings and will have to fall back on the state pension and other types of support in their old age, new research reveals. The full state pension is...

 
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Daily Mail
23 min. ago

Do you need shed insurance? Thefts increase by a quarter in the summer - but millions leave their sheds and...

Households that keep belongings in their sheds and garages are being warned to check their insurance policies, as many don't offer cover on items kept in outbuildings. Thefts from gardens and outbuildings tend to rise...

 
bank of england confirms eu exit research after email misfire
Reuters
29 min. ago

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

The Guardian reported that an aide to a senior Bank official said in the email the project should be kept secret from most BoE staff and any journalists asking about it should be told the Bank was looking at a broad...

 
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Daily Mail
47 min. ago

DOGBERRY: Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao claims company's new TV service will have 'pretty good price to...

Constable Dogberry in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing mangles every word he utters - and so do many business leaders. We put the worst offenders in the dock for crimes against the English language. THE ACCUSED:...

 
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Daily Mail
47 min. ago

Luxury watch maker Richemont becomes latest brand hurt by bribery crackdown in China

Luxury watch maker Richemont has become the latest brand hurt by a crackdown on bribery in China. The owner of the Cartier, Piaget (whose watch is worn by pop star Rihanna) and Mont Blanc brands warned that sales...

 
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Guardian
today, 08:07

Small business in the spotlight ... Hari Ghotra

Describe your business in a nutshell Hari Ghotra is an online portal for authentic Indian food. It is a way of bridging the gap for people to cook traditional Indian food, giving them the ability to do it through...

 
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Guardian
22 min. ago

Yvette Cooper warns against Labour lurch to the left or right

Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper has warned her party against swinging too far to the left or right as she stressed there was a mountain to climb to become electable again. The shadow home secretary said the...

 
record view: leaky lib dems lacking in honour
Daily Record
43 min. ago

Record View: Leaky Lib Dems lacking in honour

It’s no secret that ambitious politicians dabble in the dark arts. But the golden rule is to gain an edge without getting caught. News that Alistair Carmichael MP sanctioned the leak of a memo wrongly asserting Nicola...

 
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Guardian
today, 08:20

After many decades of neglect, perhaps the real ‘northern powerhouse’ has been and gone

Reading obituaries of gifted, productive and distinguished men and women, I’m often struck by how many of them have come from the workaday England that lies beyond London and the home counties: a classical musician...

 
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Guardian
yesterday, 19:30

Labour has to get over its Tony Blair problem

For at least two decades Margaret Thatcher haunted the Conservative party. The guilt over her regicide, the fear that they would never find a leader to match her, the urge to do her will by distancing Britain from the...

 
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Guardian
yesterday, 19:19

New minister for Cabinet Office attacks Margaret Hodge in first speech

In his first speech since taking over the role, Hancock accused the high-profile chair of the committee of being biased and inserting an “anti-government line” into reports. The speech at the Institute for Government...

 
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Guardian
yesterday, 19:14

Slow down Labour’s leadership process

Your editorial (21 May) is spot on. As a rank and file member I feel totally impotent and remote from the process. The members’ voices should be heard. After all, it’s our party. I am, therefore, asking all members of...

 
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Reuters
6 min. ago

Suicide bomber kills 21 at Saudi Shi'ite mosque, Islamic State claims attack

DUBAI (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 21 worshippers on Friday in a packed Shi'ite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, residents and the health minister said, the first attack in the kingdom to be claimed by Islamic...

 
shi'ite militia deploy from base near iraq's ramadi
Reuters
6 min. ago

Shi'ite militia deploy from base near Iraq's Ramadi

While pro-government forces are seeking to retake Ramadi, Islamic State insurgents have been pushing forward in the direction of Fallujah in a bid to take more territory in Anbar province that would bring them closer...

 
un nuclear weapons talks fail 'over israel row'
BBC
17 min. ago

UN nuclear weapons talks fail 'over Israel row'

A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons has ended in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal. The Egypt-backed plan had envisaged a regional forum which analysts...

 
ireland same-sex referendum: vote counting begins
BBC
35 min. ago

Ireland same-sex referendum: Vote counting begins

Vote counting has begun after a historic referendum in the Republic of Ireland on whether to legalise same-sex marriage. More than 3.2m people were asked whether they wanted to amend the country's constitution to...

 
iraq crisis: un concern over ramadis displaced by is advance
BBC
35 min. ago

Iraq crisis: UN concern over Ramadis displaced by IS advance

The UN says it is trying to reach some 40,000 civilians displaced from Ramadi by the advance of Islamic State (IS). The largest concentration is at Bzebiz bridge which has been closed by the authorities to prevent...

 
tragedy as young mum is found pushing her dead son on park swing
Daily Record
58 min. ago

Tragedy as young mum is found pushing her dead son on park swing

A YOUNG mum was found by police pushing her dead son on a park swing, reports The Mirror. It is thought a passer-by became concerned after realising the three-year-old was being pushed in the swing for an unusually...

 

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Metro
6 sec. ago

Manchester City "make £24m transfer bid for Bayern's Arjen Robben'

Manchester City have made a shock £24m transfer move for Manchester United target Arjen Robben. The Dutch winger has spent the last six years at Bayern Munich and was thought to have been a target for Louis van Gaal's...

 
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Guardian
10 sec. ago

Parramatta to challenge NRL rulings over salary cap breaches

Parramatta have seven days to lodge a written appeal after announcing they will challenge the NRL’s ruling on salary cap breaches. Parramatta face a fine of $525,000 and the loss of competition points next season...

 
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Guardian
10 sec. ago

LeBron praises Aussie Dellavedova as injury-hit Cavs win finals clash

Matthew Dellavedova’s play wasn’t pretty, but the scrappy Australian point guard was effective after answering the call from an injury-plagued Cleveland Cavaliers to help guide them to victory. The Cavaliers beat the...

 
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Guardian
5 min. ago

Why are so many IndyCars crashing?

The Indianapolis 500, America’s premier open-wheel race, has always been known for raw speed. Drivers circle around the track using a daredevil mix of drafting, handling and strategy to wind up in victory lane. But in...

 
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Guardian
5 min. ago

The gifs that keep on giving: stealing, sliding, skating and showboating

Serious commitment issues Never in doubt On your own The perfect dismount Draw the shot Slide on Spin and steal Rip your clothes off in time for Andy Gray

 
middlesbrough fans' big trips to wembley
BBC
12 min. ago

Middlesbrough fans' big trips to Wembley

Taking their seats among the 90,000-strong crowd for the Championship play-off final between Middlesbrough and Norwich City will be some fans who have made mammoth trips to be there. The vast majority of Boro...

 
 
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