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nuisance call claim firm is fined
BBC
19 min. ago

Nuisance call claim firm is fined

A claims company has become the first to be fined under new powers after making millions of "nuisance calls", the government has announced. The Hearing Clinic, based in Derby, has been fined £220,000...

 
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Daily Express
47 min. ago

Tube strike: Eight-week holiday pay deal rejected by unions over 'work-life balance'

Staff were offered a total £500 bonus, and a promise that no extra hours would be worked when the night tube is introduced in September. Drivers were also offered an extra £200 a shift to work Night Tube hours during...

 
uk statistics review launched by sir charlie bean
BBC
50 min. ago

UK statistics review launched by Sir Charlie Bean

An independent review of the UK's economic statistics has been launched by former Bank of England deputy governor Sir Charlie Bean. It will consider whether the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is well-placed to...

 
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Guardian
today, 12:19

G4S paid author of 'independent' youth prison report as consultant

A former prisons chief who wrote a glowing “independent” report about a controversial youth offender unit run by G4S had previously been paid thousands of pounds as a consultant for the private security firm, the...

 
housing affordability gap grows, says ons
BBC
today, 11:48

Housing affordability gap grows, says ONS

The gap between the most affordable and least affordable homes in England and Wales has widened, figures show. The average home in Westminster, London cost 24 times more than a typical gross annual salary in England...

 
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Guardian
today, 11:47

Standard Chartered's new boss halves dividend to shareholders

The new boss of Standard Chartered has halved its dividend and attempted to quash speculation that the emerging markets focused bank is to move its headquarters out of London. Bill Winters, making his first...

 
Scotsman
4 min. ago

Scots councils ‘spent £90m on taxis in last 3 years’

SCOTTISH councils have splashed out nearly £90 million on taxi fares in the last three years, new figures have revealed. After all 32 councils were quizzed, they revealed they had run up a massive spend of...

 
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Guardian
today, 11:22

Kids Company: ex-children's minister raised 'serious concerns' about charity

Former children’s minister Tim Loughton has said that he raised “serious concerns” about the awarding of a grant to the London youth work charity, Kids Company, when he was in post. Kids Company is said to have told...

 
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Guardian
today, 11:09

Labour pollsters advised party to change on immigration and welfare in 2010

The Labour leadership was told by its pollsters and focus groups after the 2010 election it had to change on immigration, the deficit and welfare since it was seen to be on the side of the workshy and the undeserving,...

 
labour demand clarity on police scotland ‘spying’
Scotsman
today, 10:54

Labour demand clarity on Police Scotland ‘spying’

POLICE Scotland is coming under renewed pressure to "come clean" over whether the force has been "spying and snooping" on journalists. Labour has lodged a motion at the Scottish Parliament...

 
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Guardian
today, 09:18

Andy Burnham vows to renationalise railways

Andy Burnham has pledged to renationalise the railways “line by line” if he becomes the next prime minister. The shadow health secretary will launch his leadership manifesto on Thursday, promising to end the...

 
ted heath: five police forces probe abuse claims
Scotsman
today, 09:12

Ted Heath: Five police forces probe abuse claims

AT LEAST five police forces are investigating sex abuse allegations linked to Sir Edward Heath. The former prime minister was named yesterday in connection with inquiries carried out by detectives in London, Kent and...

 
pakistan cricketer wasim akram 'escapes gun attack'
BBC
22 sec. ago

Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram 'escapes gun attack'

Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram's car has been fired at in Karachi, the country's commercial capital, media reports say. The shooting took place near the National Stadium in Karachi's Karsaz area on...

 
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Guardian
10 min. ago

Is game theory the key to success in the Republican presidential debate?

As Jeb Bush crams on books and Scott Walker runs mock debates, Donald Trump can laugh, revelling in the disarray of the Republican field ahead of the party’s first primary debate as he sits atop many polls. But the...

 
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Guardian
18 min. ago

American, socialist and proud: meet Bernie Sanders's supporters

What does socialism mean in America? Some recent events suggest we haven’t a clue. Last Thursday, political commentator Chris Matthews asked Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Democratic National Committee chair, what...

 
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Daily Express
19 min. ago

Wish you WEREN'T here? ISIS release bizarre tourist brochure to tempt jihadists caliphate

Away from beheadings and public floggings, the extremist group's latest propaganda blitz features various shots of jihadis jumping off a cliff into a river and enjoying a swim in an Olympic-sized swimming pool. No...

 
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Guardian
25 min. ago

Cleric Anjem Choudary charged with encouraging support for Islamic State

Radical cleric Anjem Choudary has been charged with encouraging support for Islamic State, Scotland Yard has said. Choudary, 48, of Ilford, faces a charge of inviting support for a proscribed organisation, namely...

 
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Guardian
46 min. ago

Investigative journalism is vital for democracy as state surveillance increases

For those inclined to think that the series of surveillance scandals and leaks over the past two years are unlikely to have much of an impact, it is worth recalling that, up until a little over 30 years ago, the...

 

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Daily Mail
3 min. ago

Liverpool must show progress under Brendan Rodgers this season with the top four the aim... anything else...

There is a view that when Liverpool came so close to winning the Premier League in 2013-14 it was down to a Scouse alignment of the stars. Forget the work of Brendan Rodgers, they had an on-fire Luis Suarez (signed by...

 

Ashcroft optimistic at start of season despite heavy loss to Brig

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft is relishing the start of another campaign. The former Preston North End striker was not down heartened after his side’s last friendly of the season ended with an 8-0 defeat at the...

 
arsenal and liverpool target pedro: i want to move to manchester united
Daily Star
4 min. ago

Arsenal and Liverpool target Pedro: I want to move to Manchester United

The Spanish forward, 28, had been lined up for a big move by Arsenal and Liverpool. He has a £22m release clause is in his contract and is desperate for more first-team football. Pedro is currently behind Lionel...

 
albion rovers eyeing some defensive dutch courage with new signing ahead of league opener
Daily Record
6 min. ago

Albion Rovers eyeing some defensive Dutch courage with new signing ahead of league opener

ALBION ROVERS want to add some Dutch courage to their defence. Player/manager Darren Young is hoping to complete a deal and sign centre-back Ricardo Talu. The former PEC Zwolle and Telstar stopper has agreed to join...

 
ross murdoch goes for another medal after bronze at the world championships in kazan
Daily Record
6 min. ago

Ross Murdoch goes for another medal after bronze at the World Championships in Kazan

Stirling University’s Ross Murdoch will be back in the water tomorrow (Thursday) hoping to add another medal to his collection at the World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia. The former Balfron High School pupil...

 
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Daily Mail
7 min. ago

Jose Mourinho 'very happy' with FA clampdown on abuse of officials as he insists his behaviour is 'fantastic'

Jose Mourinho has welcomed the Football Association's crackdown on abuse of match officials, despite his at times fractious relationship with football's authorities. A new code of conduct will see touchline staff who...

 
 
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