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BRITAIN’S air forces have been covertly assassinating British jihadis plotting UK terror attacks from Syrian and Iraqi bases, it has been c…
02.23 / 00:35
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A TEENAGE Brexiteer has blasted David Davis after he warned EU labour would continue for “years and years” in a passionate radio ran…
02.23 / 00:35
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MARINE Le Pen has been handed a major presidential election boost after it was claimed she is leading the race to gain the female vote in…
02.23 / 00:35
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EUROCRATS have supported proposals to tighten security measures – including implementing emergency border checks within the Schengen z…
02.23 / 00:35
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Long-awaited work to improve a bottleneck junction in north Norfolk is set to start next month, it has been…
02.23 / 00:34
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Other big winners of the night included Little Mix taking British single and Emeli Sande winning British…
02.23 / 00:23
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North Korea accused the Malaysian government of demonstrating 'unfriendly…
02.23 / 00:23
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Go-ahead for automatic online convictions for some criminal…
02.23 / 00:21
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TRENDY foodies have pushed up the price of property near popular farmers’ markets, a new report has f…
02.23 / 00:08
express.co.uk
Since the Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States, investors have woken up to the fact that it makes sense to reduce risk by investing in a range of overseas markets in a number of different currencies.   This is particularly true in the UK, where…
02.22 / 23:10
investortoday.co.uk
In a year of political turbulence, dominated by the unexpected Brexit vote in the UK in June and Donald Trump’s surprise triumph in the US presidential election in November, the FTSE-100 has had a stellar year.    The benchmark index finished 2016 at an all-time closing high of 7142.8, up 14.4%…
02.22 / 23:10
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The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has called for banks to do more to prevent scams where people are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters. But it has fallen short of requiring banks to compensate the victims. In making its recommendations the PSR was responding to a ‘super-complaint’ made by…
02.22 / 23:10
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Observing trade signals is difficult especially for newbies. They seek shortcuts and ways to copy or borrow the ideas from other successful investors to become fruitful in the market. In this scenario, social trading came into picture. Social trading is also known as copy trading since the investors utilize the…
02.22 / 23:10
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From next April those aged between 18 and 40 years will be eligible to open up Lifetime Individual Savings Accounts – or LISAs – to save towards the purchase of a first property or to provide funds in later life, from the age of 60. Each year up until…
02.22 / 23:10
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Independent advisers are far  more likely to declare their regulatory status on their website than their restricted peers, according to new research. In a survey conducted by Money Marketing and adviser consultancy The Yardstick Agency, 83 per cent of independent advisers said they noted their independent status on their website, compared to 38 per cent […] The post IFAs more likely to disclose status than restricted peers appeared first on Money…
02.22 / 23:09
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A recent High Court case (Denning v Greenhalgh Financial Services Limited) has provided some useful guidance on the scope of retainers and how this may impact on the duties an adviser may owe in respect of advice given to a client by a previous firm. The key facts of the case were as follows. In 2000 […] The post Alan Hughes: What’s your duty of care on past advice? appeared first on Money…
02.22 / 23:09
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Rapid growth in the number of students choosing sports science BTEC 'raises questions', says report's author Schools and universities should do more to help students to identify which BTEC qualifications are most likely to help them progress to higher education, a thintank has recommended. A new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) says that the increase in high-attaining pupils studying sports science has outstripped that in other science, technology, engineering and m…
02.23 / 00:16
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EATING 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person's risk of heart disease and cancer, a new study has…
02.23 / 00:08
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Varsity finished on a low for Kent with losses in both the men’s and women’s rugby. The earlier kick off was in the women’s, and it was bleak from the start for UKC. CCCU were too strong on the wings, and continuously exploited the gaps that sprung up in defence. Quick ball and line breaks […] The post Varsity 2017: CCCU Topple UKC in Men and Women’s Rugby appeared first on InQuire Live…
02.23 / 00:03
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SMOKERS can reduce their risk of chronic lung disease with lots of fruit and…
02.22 / 23:43
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BLEEDING gums may be an early sign of diabetes, a new study…
02.22 / 23:43
express.co.uk
The Scotland Food & Drink Leadership Forum is heading to Shetland today (22nd February), during which the ambitions of the sector and the new industry strategy will be discussed by key figures from Shetland’s food and drink i…
A county-wide weapons amnesty has been officially launched in West Yorkshire today in a bid to get guns and knives off the…
02.22 / 23:07
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People in possession of illegal knives and guns are being urged to surrender them to police during a 10 day…
02.22 / 23:07
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YAYA TOURE says Manchester City will not change their freewheeling philosophy - because they can't…
02.23 / 00:22
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MANCHESTER UNITED are eyeing a move for Fluminense midfielder Gustavo…
02.23 / 00:18
dailystar.co.uk
Back in 1996, we reported on diesel "feeling the wrath of the environmental and health lobbies". So, how far have things progressed? Modern civilisation revolves around crude oil. Cars are one of the most visible uses for it, and therein lies the story of two brothers: petrol and diesel. They’re born of the same origin and differentiated by little other than the lengths of their carbon atom chains, yet diesel has a far dirtier (literally) image. After all, it’s estimated that despite bei…
02.23 / 00:15
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Grab a NOW TV Sky Sports Month Pass for £20 per month for the first two months and catch a blockbuster period of live action on Sky…
02.23 / 00:13
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HENRIKH MKHITARYAN is keeping his "fingers crossed" that he will recover from injury in time to play for Manchester United on…
02.23 / 00:08
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ANTONIO CONTE has lifted the lid on his contact with Chelsea legends Carlo Ancelotti, Gianluca Vialli and Gianfranco…
02.23 / 00:08
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Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker made reference to his earlier…
02.23 / 00:03
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Malky Mackay is far from the ideal candidate for the vacant role at Ibrox - just ask Rangers…
02.23 / 00:03
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It all started with a motorcycle and a set of Legos. The bike in question is the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure, and it's a go-anywhere two-wheeler that lives up to its name. Lego Technic decided to recreate it in scale brick form, and the result is awesome. In fact, this Lego Technic kit isn't just one bike because it's a 2-in-1 kit that lets…
02.23 / 00:27
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Thinking of getting yourself a Mercedes roadster for tooling around in the summer sun and the standard dealer fare just isn't cutting it ? Well, Mercedes will soon offer a trio of special edition models/packages that could tickle your fancy. Available starting this summer will be the 2018 SLC300 RedArt Edition. This model is painted Selenite…
02.22 / 23:34
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Up to ten photos or videos can now be bundled together into a single album-like…
02.22 / 23:11
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Let’s not a point a finger and laugh at Mother Nature just y…
02.22 / 23:11
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They may float up in the sky, but atmospheric rivers are aptly…
02.22 / 23:11
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The most dangerous object in your home isn’t the stove, the clothes iron, or that chainsaw in your garage. It’s your alarm clock’s snooze butto…
02.22 / 23:11
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Microsoft Edge has worked with the North American Association of Environmental Education (NAAEE) to create a new digital storytelling platform. NAAEE has worked for more than 40 years to help educate people about the environment, and aims to help accelerate environmental literacy and civic engagement through the power of environmental education. The organisation works with more than 20,000 educators and its message reaches millions of people every day. The organisation chiefly uses…
02.22 / 23:10
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This article first appeared in the Winter issue of The Record. The time for IFRS 17 (previously known as IFRS 4 Phase II) is finally coming. The future accounting standard for insurance contracts is presumed to be finalised in early 2017, with an expected effective date of 2021. The long timeframe allowed for the implementation is an indication of how complex the industry is expecting this project to be. From the perspective of leading consultancy firms, IFRS 17 will emerge as one…
02.22 / 23:10
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L Brands forecast a steeper drop in February comparable sales as its biggest brand, Victoria's Secret, faces slowing demand, sending the company's shares down nearly 13 percent in after-market trading on…
02.23 / 00:34
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TARA Palmer-Tomkinson had failed to kick her £400-a-day cocaine habit despite help from a celebrity …
02.23 / 00:19
dailystar.co.uk
CHERYL flaunts her incredible bump in a glamorous make-up campaign yesterday, days before she is due to have her…
02.23 / 00:19
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CAMILA Morrone ensured she made her mark on the BRITs 2017 red…
02.23 / 00:19
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EASTENDERS has been thrown into a race storm after “Poles Go Home” was scrawled on the front door of the Queen Vic…
02.23 / 00:18
dailystar.co.uk
Ganly’s family-friendly home on an acre, where he proposed to his wife, is set in a world of its o…
02.23 / 00:13
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Extended redbrick in popular location within walking distance of city…
02.23 / 00:13
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As I have explained, 2017 is the year that Think Defence goes low key but more detailed, no more frequent short blogs but longer form content at a much more relaxed pace. An update for Feb 2017 The post Progress Update – February 2017 appeared first on Think…
02.22 / 23:09
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From my last update I reminded everyone that whilst the Think Defence blog would be winding down, the Think Defence long form content would not be. The latest long read is a piece on Multidrive Vehicles, arguably, an opportunity lost for the British Army and UK defence industry. http://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/multidrive-vehicles/ What else is happening? Various bits ... The post New Long Read and a Quick Update appeared first on Think…
02.22 / 23:09
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Phew, that took longer than expected. As I mentioned in my last post on the subject, the first part of the Think Defence blog closedown is to move most of the posts over to an archive site. Done; https://thinkdefence.wordpress.com/ What is there? In order to stay within the limits of a free blog offer, and given ... The post Closedown Phase I Complete appeared first on Think …
02.22 / 23:09
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Last Friday I let everyone know of my intent to shut up shop and close Think Defence. I also said I would pen a more considered farewell by way of an explanation and look forward. Beginnings The reason I started Think Defence was simply to provide a forum for (hopefully) sensible conversations about UK defence ... The post A Longer Farewell appeared first on Think…
02.22 / 23:09
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A Twitter storm has blown up over inaccurate claims on the social media site by BBC wildlife presenter Chris Packham on shooting a species of wading bird. Philip Bowern reports It's a storm in a teacup for some. Or maybe a minor ripple on the surface of a marsh. But BBC wildlife presenter Chris Packham has had to apologise for posting a message on the social media site Twitter to his 175,000 followers that lapwings were "still being shot" despite a 53% decline in numbers. His claim…
02.22 / 23:03
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The hen harrier is a bird of prey with iconic status in the eyes of many conservationists. But the RSPB has pulled out of a scheme to save them. Philip Bowern asks why? Declining numbers of hen harriers on the uplands of the north of England and Scotland – leading to fears the birds could disappear altogether from these areas – prompted the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to join forces with grouse moor owners, pro-shooting groups and conservation…
02.22 / 23:03
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In a dispatch from the Central American country of Belize, David Wells, a news editor at the Western Morning News, joins Westcountry soldiers of the Coldstream Guards for jungle warfare training on Exercise Mayan Warrior. In sweltering hot, humid temperatures, surrounded by dense jungle vegetation, the first mission of the men and women of the Coldstream Guards is to survive. It means that in the days before the Coldstreamers steel themselves for an arduous push through what can seem…
02.22 / 23:03
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Sharing a little girl's birthday chocolate just weeks after she was almost crushed to death when her house was destroyed by an earthquake is beyond humbling, writes David Wells, in his latest dispatch from the frontline of a disaster relief mission with Cornwall-based ShelterBox in Nepal.The little girls screamed when the full weight of bricks and timber came crashing down on them as the violent force of nature smashed their home to pieces.Their father, Uddhav Dhungana, heard his daughters…
02.22 / 23:03
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Fan favourite Michael Green has returned to Eastleigh today in what has been a day of lots of changes. Green was  a benchmark for new players this season, and was a credit to the club having played over 250 times for the Spitfires. Following discussions with the club this morning, Michael has put pen to paper and will be available for selection against Dover Athletic on Saturday. &#…
02.22 / 23:14
eastleighnews.co.uk
Richard Hill has returned to Eastleigh as Director of Football and will take charge of the club short term alongside senior players Craig McAllister, Ben Strevens and Youth manager Lee Peacock. This has come after manager Martin Allen was sacked from the club earlier today. Hill resigned from the manager role back in September 2015.  A statement from the club today read: Following on from the earlier announcement regarding Martin Allen Eastleigh FC can provide the following update:- At the …
02.22 / 23:14
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Following three straight home defeats in a space of a week, Eastleigh have parted ways with manager Martin Allen. Statement on the official website read: ‘Eastleigh Football Club can today confirm that following the club’s home reverse to Macclesfield Town on Tuesday evening, a resultant meeting with First Team Manager Martin Allen has this morning seen his contract terminated with immediate effect. ‘The club would like to take this opportunity to thank Martin for his efforts d…
02.22 / 23:14
eastleighnews.co.uk
An Eastleigh landscaping firm are celebrating seven years in business today with the news that they been awarded the title of “Best Customer Service” by a leading home renovation and design website. Aural Landscapes, who are based in West End, were chosen by members of the Houzz.com online community of home building, home improvement and design industry professionals. The customer service award was based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews the company rec…
02.22 / 23:14
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In a major Westminster parliamentary debate about the Defence estate Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South West has called on the UK Government to provide clarity and reassurance following their proposals to close Redford cavalry and infantry barracks in 2022. Last November the UK Government published its report, “A Better Defence Estate Strategy” which [&#…
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An aid charity is coming to Brighton and Hove to collect old computers to help schools and clinics in Africa. Computers 4 Africa is coming to the Sackville Trading Estate, in Hove, tomorrow (Thursday 23 February) and on Friday with an appeal for unwanted IT equipment. All data is securely wiped…