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Queen's Speech 2015: EU referendum, tax cuts and Right to Buy expected

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
An EU referendum, tax cuts for low-earners and an extension of Right to Buy will be promised in the first all-Conservative Queen's Speech since 1996.
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Scientists use herpes to treat skin cancer

The Australian Financial Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cancer therapies like the one described in a new paper take things a step further, manipulating existing viruses to turn them into cancer-fighting tools.
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Afghanistan conflict: Taliban targets Kabul guesthouse

BBC News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Four gunmen have been killed after trying to storm a guesthouse in a diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, police say. The attack resulted in a gun battle lasting several hours in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, home to several embassies and official ...
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Unions concerned despite Kavanagh's reassurances

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Unions remain deeply concerned about the fine detail of the Aer Lingus deal, despite reassurances from chief executive Stephen Kavanagh.
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Twitter's Periscope can now live stream from Android

The Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Periscope, the cool new live videos streaming app from Twitter, is finally available for Andorid devices. A blog post from Medium Corporation which created the app announced that Android owners using Version 4.4 (KitKat) and above can download ...
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Iraqi Forces, Militias Launch Attacks to Drive Islamic State From Ramadi

Wall Street Journal - ‎49 minutes ago‎
AL KARMAH, Iraq—Military and paramilitary forces launched attacks around Ramadi in what the government called the start of an offensive against Islamic State in Iraq's biggest province, a high-stakes campaign that hands Iran-backed militias the lead role ...
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Gina Rinehart slips on Forbes rich list

Sky News Australia - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The mining magnate is the only Australian to feature on Forbes World's Most Powerful Women list, but she has dropped ten places to be ranked at number 37.
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EU referendum: Staying in 'will be Yes campaign'

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Voters in the UK's EU referendum will be asked to choose Yes if they want to remain in the union or No to leave, the BBC understands.
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Stormont in jeopardy as welfare Bill is blocked

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Northern Assembly last night blocked the final passage of the welfare Bill, triggering a potential crisis that could bring down the Stormont institutions.
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Cameron weighs in on London cabbies clash

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
David Cameron has weighed into the row between London's black cab drivers and Uber, after parts of the capital were brought to a standstill by a protest by cabbies against so-called “e-hailing” apps.
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Police investigate Alistair Carmichael over memo leak

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police Scotland have confirmed that they are investigating whether a crime was committed by MP Alistair Carmichael when he falsely denied leaking a memo intended to discredit Scottish National party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the general election ...
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First Libor rigging trial begins in London - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON: The first financial trader to face prosecution accused of rigging global benchmark interest rates went on trial in London on Tuesday, following a scandal that cost banking giants billions in fines.
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Royal Bank of Scotland considering £13bn bid for state-owned mortgage ...

International Business Times UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Royal Bank of Scotland appears to be on the verge of bidding for parts of a £13bn (£20bn) state-owned mortgage portfolio put up for sale by George Osborne.
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FCA income set to dip despite record fines

Investment Week - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Financial Conduct Authority's(FCA) income from fines it imposes on financial services companies is set to dip on last year's total, despite record penalties for Barclays and Deutsche Bank in recent months.
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Did Intel Destroy The 'Windows 10 Pent-Up Demand' Thesis?

Seeking Alpha - ‎1 hour ago‎
Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. (More...)The author wrote this article themselves, and it expresses their own opinions. The author is not receiving compensation for ...
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Apple design guru Jony Ive gets new role

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jony Ive, Apple's top designer, will give up day-to-day managerial duties in what the company says is a promotion to the newly created position of chief design officer.
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Ford GoDrive Car Sharing Arrives in London

PC Magazine - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ford is testing out the sharing economy with the launch of GoDrive in London. Nextcar Bug art After a successful 100-driver pilot, the company has opened the program to 1,900 more drivers, who will be able to access 50 cars across 20 locations in the ...
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The Proms: How will new director David Pickard steer the event with the BBC at ...

The Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
The appointment of Glyndebourne general director David Pickard as the new head of the Proms has surprised many. Widely expected to be a BBC insider - possibly one ready to wield an axe - instead, Pickard's appointment appears to signal a willingness to ...
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Why Coronation Street's Tracy Barlow is 2015's best soap villain

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
Tracy Barlow's been robbed. She didn't even get nominated for villain of the year at the British Soap Awards, an accolade that went to Hollyoaks's Patrick Blake.
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Actor/Playwright Sam Shepard Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges in Santa Fe

People Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sam Shepard, the Oscar-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, was arrested on Monday on charges of aggravated drunk driving in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Eddie Howe: Bournemouth boss is LMA manager of the year

BBC Sport - ‎4 hours ago‎
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has been named the League Managers' Association manager of the year. Howe, 37, was honoured after leading the Cherries into the top flight for the first time in their history.
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Real Madrid sacks manager Ancelotti post dismal performance in Champions ...

Financial Express - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Real Madrid has sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti after the Spanish giants had a disappointing 2014-15season without a major trophy. By: ANI | London | May 27, 2015 8:48 am.
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Dylan Hartley's England World Cup hopes in balance after being cited

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Northampton's Dylan Hartley ended up on the losing side in the Premiership play-off semi-final against Saracens. Photograph: Joe Toth/BPI/Rex Shutterstock.
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We may become cyborgs within 200 years: Expert

Economic Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
LONDON: Humans may "upgrade" themselves to become cyborgs within the next 200 years, merging man and machine to potentially live forever, according to a Hebrew University professor.
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Four Out Of Five MS Suffers Are Misdiagnosed

Sky News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Multiple Sclerosis Society says a quarter of sufferers are told they are simply suffering from a trapped nerve. 04:13, UK, Wednesday 27 May 2015.
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Reclassify psychedelic drugs so we can properly research them, says leading ...

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Psychedelic drugs including LSD and magic mushrooms are much less harmful than has been claimed, and should be reclassified to make it easier for scientists to research their potential benefits, a leading psychiatrist has said.
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