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We've signed a blank cheque for nuclear power with Hinkley Point

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Every cloud has its silver lining, and for Remainers such as me, one potential upside of Brexit was that it might finally bury that Franco-Chinese folie de grandeur-by-sea, Hinkley Point C. Britain's most ambitious nuclear power station to date ...
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Labour criticised over leadership result clash with women's conference

The Guardian - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Jeremy Corbyn has seen off a legal challenge that tried to force him off the Labour leadership ballot, but the party is facing fresh criticism over its decision to announce the winner on the same day as its main annual event for women.
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Germany's Merkel stands by refugee policy despite 'terrifying' attacks

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
(CNN) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday described recent attacks in the country and across Europe as "shocking, depressing and terrifying," but she refused to back down from an open-door refugee policy that has attracted fierce criticism ...
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Syrian Nusra Front announces split from al-Qaeda

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al-Nusra, also known as the Nusra Front, has announced it has split from al-Qaeda. Leader Abu Mohammed al-Julani, in his first recorded message, said its new name would be Jabhat Fateh al-Sham [Front for the Conquest of ...
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Turks Deepen Purge, Warn Allies to Extradite Coup Suspects

New York Times - ‎22 minutes ago‎
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey was shaking up its armed forces Thursday with another anticipated wave of officer dismissals, while the government warned allies that diplomatic relations would suffer if they did not extradite suspects in the July 15 putsch.
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President Obama Cured This Bernie or Buster

Huffington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
I had it all ready to go. In a flash of inspiration, I had typed up about 3,000 words to explain how, after this whole #DNCLeak thing, I was still a Bernie or Bust guy.
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China: The People's Fury

The New York Review of Books - ‎2 hours ago‎
It has long been routine to find in both China's official news organizations and its social media a barrage of anti-American comment, but rarely has it reached quite the intensity and fury of the last few days.
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Named person 'will still be introduced'

BBC News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The Scottish government still intends to introduce its named person scheme despite a Supreme Court ruling. The controversial proposals would appoint a single person - usually a teacher or health visitor - to look out for the welfare of every child.
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MP Jess Phillips forced to call in locksmith after death threats and twitter abuse

Birmingham Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Outspoken Birmingham MP Jess Phillips has drastically beefed up security at her home after receiving horrific death threats. Sick internet trolls targeted the Yardley Labour member, sending her pictures of a woman impaled by a spear - with her face ...
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Southern commuter misery deepens with five-day strike

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Passengers who have suffered months of disruption on the Southern rail franchise because of a simmering industrial dispute face more misery after the union representing conductors called a five-day strike from August 8. The move by the Rail, Maritime ...
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Shell misses expectations as profits plunge 72%

Financial Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Royal Dutch Shell appealed for investors' patience after announcing a 72 per cent drop in second-quarter earnings as continued weakness in oil and gas prices battered the Anglo-Dutch group.
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Bank of Scotland plc: BoS 2016 Half-year Report

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
This document contains certain forward looking statements with respect to the business, strategy and plans of the Bank of Scotland Group and its current goals and expectations relating to its future financial condition and performance.
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Rolls-Royce shares surge as transformation of troubled engineer takes hold

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rolls-Royce unveiled a forecast-beating set of results that sent shares in the engineer soaring, signalling a turnaround is finally beginning to take hold.
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AstraZeneca helped by new drugs as cholesterol pill fades

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - Generic competition to cholesterol buster Crestor in the U.S. market pushed second-quarter core earnings down by nearly a third at drugmaker AstraZeneca, which is now banking on new cancer medicines to revive its fortunes.
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PetNet smart pet feeders break, leaving pets without food

The Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Petnet Smartfeeder, a $149 internet-connected pet food machine, has suffered server issues causing pets to go hungry as scheduled meals have failed to dispense and manual feeding from the corresponding iOS app didn't work for some users.
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The complete guide to earning and spending coins in Pokémon Go

Macworld - ‎7 hours ago‎
Don't dump money into the shop until you know how to make the most of it. pokemon go pokestop haul. Comments. Andrew Hayward | @ahaywa.
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How to fight back against ransomware cybercriminals

SecurityNewsDesk - ‎5 hours ago‎
'Crypto-ransomware has risen to levels some describe as epidemic.' In this nifty infographic, F-Secure outline the five habits of successful ransomware cybercriminals and how to fight back against their attacks.
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Bristol Bullet is companies first new car in over a decade

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Luxury British manufacturer, Bristol Cars, has grown a reputation for the high quality of its craftsmanship and choosing to remain small and exclusive rather than expand into mass-market territory.
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Venice 2016: Terrence Malick and Tom Ford set for red carpet in bumper year

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
All of the films appearing at the 2016 Venice film festival. This list will be updated as more titles are announced. Read more. American cinema has secured a pre-eminent position in the line-up of the 2016 Venice film festival, with new films from ...
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'Jason Bourne' Review: Looping Old Loops

Wall Street Journal - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Here's to truth in advertising. Go to the official website for “ Jason Bourne” and what pops up immediately is a nonstop loop of riots, raging fires, car chases, car crashes, and brutishly ugly hand-to-hand combat, interspersed with occasional glimpses ...
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The Commune review: the high cost of 1970s free love

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
Director: Thomas Vinterberg. Cast: Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, Fares Fares, Julie Agnete Vang, Lars Ranthe, Helene Reingaard Neumann, Mads Reuther, Martha Sofie Wallstrøm Hansen, Magnus Millang, Anne Gry Henningsen.
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Warwickshire becomes first county to publicly back T20 revolution

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Warwickshire have become the first county to publicly support plans to introduce a city based Twenty20 tournament alongside the current county competition from 2018.
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What this orangutan's grunts mean for humans

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
At first glance, this video of an orangutan imitating a trainer's grunts may not seem incredibly significant. But primate researchers say Rocky, the 11-year-old orangutan in the video, could fundamentally alter how we think about spoken language.
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Newport graduate died from a blood clot caused by the Pill due to misdiagnosis

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
An otherwise fit and healthy young woman who died from an untreated blood clot caused by taking the contraceptive pill would have survived if her GP had not missed her symptoms, a coroner ruled today.
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An hour of exercise a day may compensate for an 'office lifestyle'

NHS Choices - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk," The Daily Telegraph reports. A major new study suggests that at least an hour's exercise a day may compensate for the risks of a sedentary lifestyle.
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Scots researchers hail potential Alzheimer's drug

Scotsman - ‎1 hour ago‎
A leading Scots scientist has defended controversial claims that an experimental drug could slow progression for Alzheimer's disease, saying it has been backed in an upcoming study.
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