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Daily Mail
5 min. ago

TOWIE's Lauren Pope reveals her start-up secrets: 'Leaving the show is a massive step - but I have to do it...

Lauren Pope is a reality TV veteran. The 33-year-old DJ and entrepreneur initially became famous more than a decade ago working as a glamour model in the likes of The Sun.  In 2007, she appeared on Peter Jones'...

 
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Daily Mail
5 min. ago

HSBC fined £325m in US for its 'abusive' treatment of struggling mortgage customers during financial crisis

HSBC has been fined £325m in the US for its ‘abusive’ treatment of struggling mortgage customers during the financial crisis. The British bank routinely repossessed the homes of thousands of customers who fell behind...

 
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Daily Mail
5 min. ago

Barbie may be about to team-up with Luke Skywalker to fight off threat of iPads and digital games

Barbie may be about to team-up with Luke Skywalker to fight off the threat of iPads and digital games. Hasbro, which makes Star Wars-branded action toys, Transformers and Walt Disney Princess dolls, is reported to...

 
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Daily Mail
5 min. ago

In two decades it's gone from an also-ran to one of the Britain's favourite SUVs, RAY MASSEY checks out...

The Kia Sportage, a nifty family sports utility vehicle, first hit the road in 1993. UK Sportage sales in 1995 were a mere 680. But a record 23,010 were sold last year — a quarter (28 per cent) of all Kia sales in...

 
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Guardian
58 min. ago

Lidl is the latest to switch to sustainable bananas. Will it make a difference?

Head down to your local supermarket and it is getting hard to avoid buying a banana that has not been certified as in some way sustainable. The Co-op, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose already stock only Fairtrade or organic...

 
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Guardian
today, 07:40

EE cuts cost of 4G access in move likely to be followed by O2 and Vodafone

EE has cut the cost of access to its 4G network, offering handset plans from £19 a month in what one analyst calls an "aggressive" move that rivals are likely to follow. Similar cuts at O2 and Vodafone are...

 
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Guardian
today, 05:49

What a curse betting and gambling are today - comment

It would be an excellent thing if every elector, without respect to party, would write to his representative in Parliament and urge him to support the Betting Advertisement Bill when it comes before the House of...

 
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Guardian
today, 04:07

There are better ways for Ai Weiwei to take a political stand than posing as a drowned infant

Ai Weiwei wants you to know he is a political artist. For more than four decades, the Chinese dissident has been creating work that addresses freedom of speech and human rights. Now he is turning his attention to...

 
McDonnell touted as leader ‘if Corbyn goes under a bus’
The Times
today, 01:15

McDonnell touted as leader ‘if Corbyn goes under a bus’

Jeremy Corbyn’s allies are touting John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, as Labour’s next leader in the event of a snap leadership contest before the next election. Ken Livingstone, the former London mayor, said that...

 
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Guardian
today, 00:31

Since when was Sir Humphrey a Sherpa? Since he had to reach the Brussels summit

Monday Even after two years inside Westminster there is still plenty to learn. I had always assumed the slick and hungry entourages that follow cabinet ministers everywhere they go were a mixture of researchers, Spads...

 
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The Times
today, 00:26

EU vote could be the death of Ukip, warns its biggest donor

The tycoon who is Ukip’s biggest donor says the party may have to be disbanded or rebranded after the expected June referendum on Britain in Europe. “I’ve got a weird feeling that British politics will be realigned...

 
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Guardian
yesterday, 23:02

Muslim women 'blocked from seeking office by male Labour councillors'

A women’s rights organisation has written to Jeremy Corbyn calling for an inquiry into allegations female Muslims were discriminated against and blocked from seeking office by male Labour councillors. Muslim Women’s...

 
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Daily Express
23 min. ago

British voters want OUT of the European Union as leading majority back Brexit

In a crushing blow to David Cameron's claims that he has negotiated an "excellent" deal for Britain's membership, a Yougov poll revealed that he had completely failed to persuade voters. According to the...

 
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Guardian
47 min. ago

The return of the dogs of war: what's it like to be a soldier for hire?

When you are a soldier in the military, and you’re firing at an enemy alongside several other soldiers, you don’t know if it was your gun, your bullet, that killed someone. “I’d rather not know,” says Stephen Friday,...

 
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Guardian
47 min. ago

Militants to release Western Australia woman kidnapped in Burkina Faso

The federal government is in close contact with the family of an Australian couple kidnapped in Burkina Faso, after a militant group flagged it would release the woman. Dr Ken Elliott and his wife Jocelyn were...

 
UN human rights chief in Sri Lanka over atrocities probe
BBC
today, 07:42

UN human rights chief in Sri Lanka over atrocities probe

The UN's top human rights official has arrived in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's president is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human...

 
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Reuters
today, 07:10

Efforts to revive Afghan peace talks continue in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD Representatives from Pakistan, Afghanistan, the United States and China met in Islamabad on Saturday to continue work on a roadmap for peace talks with Taliban insurgents who have ramped up their violent...

 
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Reuters
today, 07:10

Quake fells Taiwan apartment building, at least five dead

TAINAN, Taiwan A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least five people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic efforts to rescue about 35...

 

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Dundee United boss Mixu Paatelainen defends January signing policy
The Courier
6 min. ago

Dundee United boss Mixu Paatelainen defends January signing policy

Manager Mixu Paatelainen has come out with all guns blazing to defend Dundee United’s signing strategy. The Tangerines have come under fire – notably from former captain Lee Wilkie – for not doing more during the...

 
Flu hits Dundee United squad ahead of big cup clash
The Courier
6 min. ago

Flu hits Dundee United squad ahead of big cup clash

Flu has floored several Dundee United players ahead of the William Hill Scottish Cup fifth round tie against Partick Thistle at Tannadice today. Manager Mixu Paatelainen refused to name names or put a number on those...

 
Man Utd transfer battle: Red Devils suffer £145m blow as rivals make groundbreaking move
Daily Star
6 min. ago

Man Utd transfer battle: Red Devils suffer £145m blow as rivals make groundbreaking move

Neymar’s future at the Nou Camp is currently in major doubt as talks over a new contract have stalled. Manchester United are known admirers of the Brazil international and are said to be keen on landing him in the...

 
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Daily Record
12 min. ago

Junior Football: Rutherglen Glencairn hope injuries clear up before visit of Ardrossan Winton Rovers

Rutherglen Glencairn boss Willie Harvey is hoping the injuries to his depleted squad can clear up before the visit of Ardrossan Winton Rovers on Saturday. The Glens had nine signed players unavailable for selection in...

 
Marc Albrighton: Jamie Vardy's a menace off the pitch too!
Daily Star
21 min. ago

Marc Albrighton: Jamie Vardy's a menace off the pitch too!

That’s the view of Leicester team-mate Marc Albrighton ahead of tomorrow’s massive showdown with title rivals Manchester City. The former Aston Villa winger believes a massive part of his side’s incredible story this...

 
Revealed: Manager vetoed huge Arsenal transfer
Daily Star
21 min. ago

Revealed: Manager vetoed huge Arsenal transfer

Isco is widely regarded as one of Europe's best up-and-coming creative midfielders and is believed to have caught the eye of a number of teams. Premier League big boys Arsenal have been repeatedly linked with a move...

 
 
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