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anglesey sees house prices slump to lowest level since 2013
Daily Post
1 min. ago

Anglesey sees house prices slump to lowest level since 2013

House prices on Anglesey have slumped 4.6% over the last 12 months - one of the worst falls across the UK. The average price of homes on the island are now £6,000 less than they were a year ago and at an average of...

 
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Guardian
45 min. ago

Drought, urbanization and climate: big business opportunities for long-term thinkers

As São Paulo, Brazil, suffers from the worst drought in its history, multinational pulp company Fibria, which is headquartered in the city, is one of many that has felt the pinch. At times, water has been shut off to...

 
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Daily Express
54 min. ago

'Silver splitter' divorces on the rise after new pension freedom rules

In April Chancellor George Osborne handed the over-55s the freedom to cash in their pension pots and take control of their lifetime savings. Now divorce lawyers are reporting a new rush to divorce among couples around...

 
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Daily Express
54 min. ago

How to watch football on Sky and BT for the cheapest possible price

Games are actually around 20 per cent cheaper for viewers to watch than last year, despite the huge costs paid by broadcasters to show matches, according to analysis by comparethemarket.com. Overall, BT is the...

 
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Guardian
today, 17:38

Amazon proposes drones-only airspace to facilitate high-speed delivery

Amazon is proposing that a pristine slice of airspace above the world’s cities and suburbs should be set aside for the deployment of high-speed aerial drones capable of flying robotically with virtually no human...

 
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Guardian
today, 17:38

Russian music industry figures ask Putin to stop 'patriotic pop' project

A group of popular singers and producers in Russia has appealed to President Vladimir Putin to stop an ownership struggle that could turn a major radio company into a state-owned patriotic music holding. In a letter...

 
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Guardian
55 min. ago

Green party hopefuls lose high court bid for MP job share

Two Green party members who hoped to stand for parliament on a job share basis have been refused permission to challenge their rejection in the high court. Sarah Cope and Clare Phipps submitted joint nomination papers...

 
m9 crash: police leave voicemail on victim’s phone
Scotsman
today, 16:15

M9 crash: Police leave voicemail on victim’s phone

POLICE officers rang tragic M9 crash victim Lamara Bell's mobile phone ten days after she died, and left a voicemail asking her to call them, her horrified family revealed today. Her furious brother revealed on...

 
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Guardian
today, 15:39

The burning conservative case for legalising cannabis

Pressure for cannabis law reform is gaining international momentum – and Britain is no exception. Last week saw over 100,000 people petitioning the government to introduce a legal and regulated cannabis market....

 
m9 crash: police leave voicemail on victim’s phone
Scotsman
today, 15:17

M9 crash: Police leave voicemail on victim’s phone

POLICE officers rang tragic M9 crash victim Lamara Bell's mobile phone ten days after she died, and left a voicemail asking her to call them, her horrified family revealed today. Her furious brother revealed on...

 
labour leadership candidate jeremy corbyn laughs off 'sexy sea dog' comments and criticises sexist attacks on fellow candidates
Daily Record
today, 15:07

Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn laughs off 'sexy sea dog' comments and criticises sexist attacks...

LABOUR leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn has spoken of his embarrassment after women on an internet website branded him "very sexy" and "attractive in a world-weary old sea dog sort of way". The...

 
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Guardian
today, 14:35

Can Jeremy Corbyn ever be funny? Only on my joke Twitter feed

Last week I was watching the LBC Labour leadership debate, when Iain Dale asked a final, throwaway question: “What music would you play at your victory rally?” Andy Burnham named whatever band it was that he was...

 
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Guardian
14 min. ago

Madrid mayor scraps eviction orders for 70 families in social housing

The leftwing mayor of Madrid has overturned eviction orders for 70 families living in social housing and safeguarded more than 2,000 similar rental contracts. The move is the latest by the administration of Manuela...

 
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Guardian
14 min. ago

The Onion to launch Vice parody videos

Spoof news site The Onion has launched a parody of Vice Media that promises to “throw acid in the face of ignorance”. The company, whose fake news items have been mistaken for the real thing in the past, has produced...

 
nuclear deal 'not to reform iran', says john kerry
BBC
22 min. ago

Nuclear deal 'not to reform Iran', says John Kerry

The nuclear deal with Iran is not meant to "reform Iran's regime, or end its support for terrorism", US Secretary of State John Kerry has told US Congress. Mr Kerry said the accord - agreed this month after...

 
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Guardian
23 min. ago

Petition to pardon Edward Snowden rejected by Obama administration

The White House has rejected a petition to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, dubbing the former contractor’s revelations about the US government’s surveillance apparatus as “dangerous” and compromising to...

 
ford warns china car sales may see first fall since 1990
BBC
24 min. ago

Ford warns China car sales may see first fall since 1990

Ford has predicted industry-wide sales will be flat or fall in China this year - the world's biggest car market. The car giant expects 23 million to 24 million car sales in China, compared with 24 million last year....

 
boko haram crisis: cameroon to send 2,000 extra troops
BBC
24 min. ago

Boko Haram crisis: Cameroon to send 2,000 extra troops

Cameroon will deploy an extra 2,000 troops along its northern border with Nigeria to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state television reports. It follows an upsurge in attacks blamed on the Nigerian...

 

Sport

 
liverpool close in on another signing as french ace wanted by man utd heads to merseyside
Daily Star
22 sec. ago

Liverpool close in on another signing as French ace wanted by Man Utd heads to Merseyside

Get French Football News claim the highly-rated right-back is set to arrive on Merseyside in the next few days to train with the Reds. And he could be offered a permanent deal should he impress. The France Under-19...

 
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Guardian
5 min. ago

Frankie Dettori delivers early win for Qatar at Glorious Goodwood

There was little room for doubt about the identity of Glorious Goodwood’s new sponsor as racegoers arrived for the first day of the meeting on Tuesday, and Qatar was able to celebrate a success on the track as early...

 
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Guardian
5 min. ago

Keri-Anne Payne misses chance to claim Team GB spot for Rio Olympics

Keri-Anne Payne failed to seal her spot for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio as she came home 15th in the 10km marathon swim at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, but she will have another chance to qualify....

 
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Daily Record
8 min. ago

Hibs hit back after Scott Allan hands in transfer request: Our position has not changed ... he will NOT be...

HIBS have immediately responded to Scott Allan’s transfer request by telling him: We will NOT sell you to Rangers. Allan this afternoon told Easter Road chiefs he wanted out of Leith by slapping in a written demand....

 
hibs star scott allan slaps in transfer request as he bids to force through his dream move to rangers
Daily Record
24 min. ago

Hibs star Scott Allan slaps in transfer request as he bids to force through his dream move to Rangers

SCOTT ALLAN has cranked up his bid to force through a dream move to Rangers after slapping in a transfer request at Hibs. The Easter Road side have already knocked back two bids for the talented 23-year-old...

 
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Guardian
24 min. ago

Clive Rice: a giant of the game who fell victim to South Africa’s isolation

The New Yorker magazine once described the polymath Clive James as “a brilliant bunch of guys”. Well Clive Rice, who died on Tuesday aged 66, was a brilliant bunch of cricketers, a pugnacious batsman, a challenging...

 
 
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