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EDF boss confident Hinkley Point C nuclear plant will be built

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Hinkley Point A nuclear power station in Somerset. EDF is confident the new £18bn plant will get the green light. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA.
Is China the hitch for the Hinkley Point deal?
Theresa May delays Hinkley nuclear decision amid concerns over Chinese involvement
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Police find 30 million images of child abuse in major anti-paedophile operation - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Police in Scotland have recovered more than 30 million images of child sex abuse and have identified more than 500 victims, it has been announced.
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Whitehall gets own fat cat - a greedy mouser called Gladstone - ‎1 hour ago‎
Theresa May might have promised to clamp down on fat cats but there is a new greedy feline at the Treasury. 0. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share.
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Failed immigrants smuggling bid 'was whisker away from tragedy' - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Two men, whose attempt to smuggle Albanian immigrants into the UK was a "whisker" away from tragedy when their boat started sinking, have been jailed.
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Barclays shares jump as transatlantic refocus starts to pay off

Reuters UK - ‎40 minutes ago‎
LONDON A corporate makeover at Barclays (BARC.L) under CEO Jess Staley showed signs of paying off on Friday as the British bank reported an improved performance in its key businesses, helping send its shares up more than 8 percent.
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'Hilary Benn Doesn't Want To Be A Labour Politician' Corbyn-Backing Union Boss Tosh McDonald Speaks Out

Huffington Post UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
With his long white hair and trimmed beard, Tosh McDonald looks more like a glam rocker than the leader of a trade union. A railway worker since 1979, Tosh was elected president of the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (Aslef) last ...
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Police search disused Sheffield brewery after a supposed gunman was spotted - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police were searching a disused brewery after a man carrying what was believed to be a gun was seen entering the building. South Yorkshire Police said there was a large police presence in the Neepsend Lane area of Sheffield after reports about the man ...

FTSE 100 Slips Before Next Week's BoE Meeting; Barclays' Shares Shine

RTT News - ‎2 hours ago‎
U.K. shares swung between gains and losses on Friday as oil prices fell to their lowest levels since April and sterling treaded water ahead of next week's Bank of England policy meeting.
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Biggest drop in UK consumer morale since 1990 puts BoE on track to act

Reuters UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
LONDON British consumer morale suffered its sharpest drop in more than 26 years after last month's decision by voters to leave the European Union, according to figures that are likely to embolden Bank of England policymakers to take action next week.
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Apple users targeted in iTunes-themed phishing scam

Inquirer - ‎4 hours ago‎
APPLE HAS WARNED of a new phishing scam that uses emails claiming that the recipient has been charged 20 quid to download a song from iTunes.
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Windows 10: Microsoft gives users their last chance to upgrade before massive price hike

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft is about to stop its free upgrades to Windows 10 - potentially costing people up to £190. Friday is the last day that Windows users can upgrade to the newest version of the software for free.
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I Don't Get 'Pokémon Go'

PopMatters - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
I'm staring at my local gym leader's cp 1323 Exeggutor and struggling to understand the popularity of Pokémon Go. It's been a few weeks since the game came out and I just don't get.
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AdGholas malvertising campaign hid malicious code in images to avoid discovery

SC Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Argentina, the United States and Vietnam were among the top producers of zombie IP addresses following Russia. SC Magazine's mobile app · Access our newsletters · Submit an article to SCMagazine.
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Harry Potter: the magical secrets to wizardly sucess

Irish Times - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away . . . Wait. Wrong story. Once upon a time, in a cupboard under the stairs . . . Except they're the same story, boiled down to their essentials: young orphan boy discovers he has magical powers when a mentor ...
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Finding Dory review: eerily beautiful, deeply emotional - ‎5 hours ago‎
Director: Andrew Stanton; Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson,Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Idris Elba, Dominic West, Sigourney Weaver (voices).
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Director Paul Greengrass on why he came back to Jason Bourne

The Verge - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Director Paul Greengrass didn't kick off the Jason Bourne franchise, but he's certainly made it his own. Over the course of sequels like The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, the series has become synonymous with the filmmaker's own ...
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Neighbours star Vivean Gray, aka Mrs Mangel, has died - ‎4 hours ago‎
Vivean Gray - the British-born actress who played meddlesome Neighbours character Nell Mangel - has died at the age of 92. Vivean was best known for her role in the Australian soap, but also played gossipy neighbour Ida Jessup in The Sullivans.
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Manchester scientists solve mystery of World Cup trophy

ITV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists from The University of Manchester have used state-of-the-art science to solve a mystery surrounding the Jules Rimet trophy, the football World Cup won by England in 1966.
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South Sudanese refugee knocked out of Olympics a week before Games begin

The Guardian - ‎17 hours ago‎
Mangar Makur Chuot - the South Sudanese refugee who rose from a refugee camp to qualify for the Olympic Games - has been controversially de-selected by the South Sudan team, without explanation a week before the Games begin.

Olympic Pre-Games Party Kicks-Off in Rio on Saturday, July 30th

The Rio Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To mark the Rio 2016 Olympic Games being just a week away, The Rio Times has partnered with the Blue Agave bar and restaurant in Ipanema to host a pre-Games party on Saturday, July 30th.
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Stinging lion's mane jellyfish wash up on Scottish beaches

STV News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
A species of jellyfish with a painful sting is washing up on beaches across Scotland. The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says there has been a rise in sightings of lion's mane jellyfish this summer.
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Geological CO2 storage safer than previously thought

The Engineer - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new Cambridge University-led study has shown that naturally occurring CO2 in reservoirs does not erode its 'cap rock' as quickly as once thought, opening up possibilities for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
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Zimbabwe: OPC Sets Up Climate Change Committee - ‎12 minutes ago‎
The Office of President and Cabinet has established a high level coordination committee which will guide the implementation of various climate change initiatives to ensure that the country meets its obligations under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
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Stephen Hawking has a stark warning for what Brexit could mean for the human species

Mashable - ‎2 hours ago‎
Stephen Hawking has penned a thoughtful appeal for post-Brexit Britain to reconsider the role that wealth plays in society, warning that isolationism and envy could even lead to the end of the human species.
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Photographer Rankin makes rape victims the subject of a powerful new shoot

Marie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Photographer Rankin has captured some of the most famous faces in the world, from Madonna to the Queen. But his latest shoot focuses on bodies rather than faces - and it's all for a very good cause.
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Study finds private hip operation policy failed to boost rates

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
The practice of Scottish health boards contracting out hip operations to the private sector led to a decline in such procedures on the NHS, researchers say.
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Free fruit for Birmingham kids whilst their parents shop at Tesco

Birmingham Mail - ‎11 minutes ago‎
It might be about to get a little easier as Tesco has announced it will offer children free fruit while their parents are shopping in store.
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