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Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial for sex assault case

BBC News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
A US judge has determined there is enough evidence to send actor and comedian Bill Cosby to trial for sexual assault. Mr Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a former Temple University employee in his home near Philadelphia in 2004.
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Egypt forensics chief says too soon to say explosion downed plane

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAIRO, May 24 (Reuters) - The head of Egypt's forensics authority dismissed as premature a suggestion on Tuesday that the small size of the body parts retrieved since an EgyptAir plane crashed last week indicated there was an explosion on board.
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Theresa May reveals 'radical reform' of fire services in England

BBC News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Home Secretary Theresa May has called for an end to what she described as a "culture of bullying and harassment" in parts of the fire service in England.
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Google's Paris offices raided by French authorities in tax probe

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
French prosecutors have turned up the heat in the spreading European tax war against US tech giants, with an early-morning raid on Tuesday on Google's Paris office.
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Pink Panther actor Burt Kwouk dies aged 85

Scottish Daily Record - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE British actor, best known for his role in the Pink Panther films, died peacefully today. Shares. Get daily news by email. PA. Burt Kwouk has died.
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Greece starts moving migrants from squalid border camp

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
IDOMENI, Greece, May 24 (Reuters) - Greece sent in police and bulldozers on Tuesday to knock down tents and relocate hundreds of migrants who had been stranded for months in a squalid makeshift camp on the border with Macedonia.
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French strike hits refinery output in labour reform showdown

Daily Mail - ‎19 minutes ago‎
MARSEILLE/PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - France's Socialist government drew battle lines with one of the country's biggest trade union's on Tuesday over labour market reforms as a strike by oil workers forced at least five refineries to halt or slow down ...
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US Allied Forces Launch Operation to Liberate Raqqa

Voice of America - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Last updated on: May 24, 2016 12:51 PM. Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have launched an operation to capture areas north of Raqqa, the Syrian de-facto capital of Islamic State, with the aim of eventually liberating the city.
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Expats lose Supreme Court bid for EU referendum vote

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Two Britons living abroad have lost their Supreme Court battle over the right to vote in June's EU referendum. The UK's highest court upheld the decisions of both the High Court and Court of Appeal.
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Man killed as digger topples onto car in Glasgow crash - ‎7 minutes ago‎
One man has died and another is seriously injured after a digger being towed by a heavy agricultural vehicle is believed to have toppled onto a car.
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Ex-Cameron aide attacks establishment 'bullying' of Jeremy Corbyn

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Steve Hilton, former adviser and author of More Human. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian. Heather Stewart. Tuesday 24 May 2016 10.59 EDT Last modified on Tuesday 24 May 2016 11.47 EDT.
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Man admits trying to stab four people at london tube station

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man has admitted trying to stab four people in an unprovoked attack in front of shocked commuters at a London Tube station. But Muhaydin Mire, 30, denied trying to murder another man in his fifties during the same attack at Leytonstone Tube station ...
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Brexit would send prices rocketing and growth plunging says Bank of England's Mark Carne

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Brexit vote would send prices rocketing and economic growth plunging, the independent Bank of England Governor warned today. In another controversial intervention in the EU referendum, Mark Carney said the Bank's committee that sets interest rates ...
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Chancellor George Osborne misses debt target as public borrowing exceeds OBR £72bn target by £4bn

This is Money - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Treasury saw borrowing fall last month but official figures showed that George Osborne missed his target for the full year by more than previously thought.
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Cautious banks shut customers out of lending, says report

Financial Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
A “perfect storm” of regulatory reform, higher compliance costs and less profitable relationships have hit the UK's banking sector over the past decade and shut customers out of lending, according to a report for the financial watchdog.
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Royal Dutch Shell To Explore IPO Upstream Business

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
On May 17, 2016, Royal Dutch Shell Plc (NYSE: RDS/A; $48.67, Market Capitalization: $195.5 billion) announced that it is contemplating the sale of its non-core assets within its Upstream business worth $40 billion via an initial public offering (IPO ...
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24 more characters, for better and worse

TechCrunch - ‎1 hour ago‎
Today Twitter redefined its laws of physics. But while it's posed as a simplification of the 140-character rule, the change will reshape information density, conversation style and self-promotion in the app.
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Google aims to kill passwords by the end of this year

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Google will begin testing an alternative to passwords next month, in a move that could do away with complicated logins for good. The new feature, introduced to developers at the company's I/O conference, is called the Trust API, and will initially be ...
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iPhone 7: Release date, price, features and specs - the latest rumours about Apple's smartphone for 2016 - ‎1 hour ago‎
And after last year's iPhone 6s upgrade, it's likely the technology giant will reveal a brand new design for this year's iPhone 7. Even though the hot new gadget is unlikely to be announced before the autumn, plenty of rumours are already circulating ...
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Get out: celebrity WhatsApp Gold for proles is a scam

Inquirer - ‎2 hours ago‎
WATCH OUT, PEOPLE. There's a scam going around that purports to offer the same WhatsApp experience provided to top-tier people who are famous, but is actually an attempt to play on your gullibility and infect your machine with all sorts of malware and ...
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The New Finding Dory Trailer Is Hilarious And Heart Breaking

Cinema Blend - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Ladies and gentlemen; Pixar seems to have done it again. After years of anticipation, we will finally get a sequel to Finding Nemo that fills in the backstory of Ellen DeGeneres' fan favorite character, Dory.
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Oedipe review – spellbinding staging of a 20th-century masterpiece

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
As a general rule, operas that are proclaimed as neglected masterpieces need to be approached with caution. But George Enescu's Oedipe, which finally reaches the British stage 80 years after its Paris premiere, proves to be the thrilling exception.
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Chelsea glory and Champions League battles: Jose Mourinho's memorable matches vs Manchester United

Evening Standard - ‎11 minutes ago‎
With Mourinho set to take over at Old Trafford, Standard Sport looks back at some of his most memorable meetings with the Manchester United... 2013 Manchester United FC. 2/13 United 1 Porto 1 (agg. 2-3) Champions League: 09/03/04. The match that ...
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Manu Tuilagi misses England's tour to Australia with hamstring injury

Belfast Telegraph - ‎6 hours ago‎
Manu Tuilagi will miss England's tour to Australia next month with a hamstring problem, the Rugby Football Union has announced.
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An on the up after Wentworth win - ‎1 hour ago‎
Defending champion Byeong Hun An believes he has more than lived up to his prediction that last year's stunning victory in the BMW PGA Championship would be a "life-changing experience.
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UFO Sighting: UFO Hunters Challenge NASA To Explain Another UFO Sighting At International Space Station [VIDEO]

University Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
After NASA denied the claims that UFO sightings have been happening, an online UFO community claims that a recent mysterious UFO was caught on the live International Space Station stream.
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Royal Society calls for review of European GM ban

BBC News - ‎17 hours ago‎
The ban on GM crops by European countries should be reassessed, the president of UK science body the Royal Society says. Prof Venki Ramakrishnan said the science of genetic modification had been misunderstood by the public and it was time to set the ...
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New heritage group offers £10m in funds

BBC News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Communities across Scotland are set to receive £10m from the country's new heritage body. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is inviting applications from groups which believe their area could benefit.
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Investors demand climate transparency in week of fossil fuel AGM action

Business Green - ‎18 hours ago‎
This week brings a key test of how far the Paris Agreement has changed the business environment for fossil fuel majors, as some of the world's largest oil giants face votes at their annual general meetings (AGMs) that could force them to publicly ...
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Call for gastric surgery to be standard diabetes treatment

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) - People with diabetes should be offered gastric surgery as a standard treatment option which could help control it for years without medication, the world's leading diabetes groups said.
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5:2 author Michael Mosley: 'I'm proof low-fat diets don't work' - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Once upon a time it all seemed incredibly clear. When I went to medical school in the early 1980s I was shown clogged up arteries, fresh from an autopsy, and assured that this was the result of eating too much fat, particularly saturated fat, the sort ...
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FDA staff question usefulness of Sanofi diabetes drugs

Reuters - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A preliminary review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration questioned the usefulness of a combination diabetes drug made by Sanofi SA's and said it was unclear whether one component, lixisenatide, contributed to its benefit.
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Lariam: 'In a split-second I tried to hang myself'

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
People who have taken the anti-malarial drug Lariam say it should not be available because of its serious side-effects. Enduring nightmares, changes in personality, and suicidal thoughts have been attributed to the drug.
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