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Illegal super-strength e-cigarettes seized in crackdown as shops targeted in undercover swoops
Daily Record
today, 06:02

Illegal super-strength e-cigarettes seized in crackdown as shops targeted in undercover swoops

Hundreds of super-strength e-cigarette liquids were seized by Trading Standards during a blitz on retailers in Scotland. The undercover operation saw officers swoop on stores to enforce new legislation regulating the...

 
U2 fan's ticket torment as he fights Viagogo for refund after missing gig
Daily Record
today, 06:02

U2 fan's ticket torment as he fights Viagogo for refund after missing gig

It was far from a beautiful day when Pete Campbell booked tickets to see U2...then didn’t get in to the gig. He and wife Jillian paid £725 for seats at Twickenham in London for their 40th wedding anniversary. But...

 
Sainsbury's loyalty card holders miss out on bonus points as glitch hits vouchers scheme
Daily Record
today, 06:02

Sainsbury's loyalty card holders miss out on bonus points as glitch hits vouchers scheme

Loyalty card customers missed out on thousands of bonus points because of a technical glitch. Sainsbury’s ran Swipe and Win in their 605 UK stores from October 6 to 8. Customers who spent £10 or more received...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 01:22

Former Eton pupil named as mastermind behind alleged multi-million pound property development scam

A former public schoolboy has been named as the alleged mastermind behind a multi-million pound property development fraud, according to High Court papers. Charles Cunningham, whose time at Eton overlapped with Prince...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 00:48

Ruth Sunderland: Mail on Sunday to campaign for a skilled ombudsman to tackle injustices faced by small...

There is virtually not a day that goes by without my receiving a letter, telephone call or email from an entrepreneur who believes they are a victim of their bank. On some days, the complaints pile in. A few days ago...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 00:05

Tim Bell on his charmed life and the Bell Pottinger fiasco which saw him leave the PR firm

I have led a charmed life,’ Tim Bell muses from the sofa of his beautifully decorated Chelsea townhouse. ‘I want to be the sort of person who walks into a restaurant and people say: “Isn’t that so-and-so?” ‘It’s like...

 
Scottish Labour’s £70m tax ‘anomaly’ that nobody noticed
Scotsman
today, 08:31

Scottish Labour’s £70m tax ‘anomaly’ that nobody noticed

A hidden £70 million anomaly in Scottish Labour’s tax plans opened up in the final weeks of the general election – after London counterparts only shared details of their own tax plans on the morning of the UK...

 
Scottish Labour infighting reaches new low as MP targeted at meeting
Scotsman
today, 08:31

Scottish Labour infighting reaches new low as MP targeted at meeting

The battle within Scottish Labour hit a new low this week at a heated meeting at Westminster between the party’s MPs, Scotland on Sunday has learned. Fanned by an increasingly bitter leadership battle, the flashpoint...

 
Onshore energy sector in last-ditch fracking plea to MSPs
Scotsman
today, 08:31

Onshore energy sector in last-ditch fracking plea to MSPs

The onshore energy sector has made a last ditch plea to MSPs urging them to reject the fracking ban warning it will damage Scotland’s reputation for scientific innovation and cost 3,000 potential jobs. UK Onshore Oil...

 
Greens leader Patrick Harvie warns Nicola Sturgeon to tax the rich as alliance starts to crumble
Daily Record
today, 08:01

Greens leader Patrick Harvie warns Nicola Sturgeon to tax the rich as alliance starts to crumble

Patrick Harvie has warned SNP ministers their budget will hit the buffers unless they back tax rises for the wealthy. The Scottish Greens have claimed victory in convincing the Scottish Government to ban fracking,...

 
Poll reveals anxiety over Scottish smacking ban
Scotsman
today, 07:48

Poll reveals anxiety over Scottish smacking ban

Campaigners against the outlawing of smacking have said mothers are feeling “worn down” by the supporters of the ban after a poll suggested women are less strongly opposed to it than men. The newly-established Be...

 
Oil workers still don’t trust revamped helicopter
Scotsman
yesterday, 23:48

Oil workers still don’t trust revamped helicopter

MSPs will this week warn that offshore workers still have to be convinced of the safety of the Super Puma helicopter following a crash that claimed the lives of 13 people. A Holyrood debate will highlight the fears of...

 
Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto vote on greater autonomy
BBC
25 min. ago

Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto vote on greater autonomy

Two of Italy's richest northern regions are holding referendums to ask voters if they want more autonomy. Lombardy, which is home to Italy's financial capital Milan, and the Veneto region around Venice together...

 
Dad lost both legs and hands after amputation - just a day after feeling like he had a cold
Daily Record
53 min. ago

Dad lost both legs and hands after amputation - just a day after feeling like he had a cold

A father-of-three had to have both his legs and most of his hands amputated in order to save his life after falling ill with what he thought was a cold. Chris Garlick, 46, was stunned to learn he had contracted sepsis...

 
Catalan independence: THOUSANDS take to Barcelona streets to protest Rajoy power strip
Daily Express
today, 08:26

Catalan independence: THOUSANDS take to Barcelona streets to protest Rajoy power strip

Crowds waving separtist flags demonstrated in the region’s capital after a crisis cabinet meeting in which Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy invoked article 155 of Spain’s constitution to “restore the rule of law,...

 
Battle against ISIS: Women leading the way as IS collapses
Daily Express
today, 08:26

Battle against ISIS: Women leading the way as IS collapses

While the last bastion of the Islamic State caliphate was declared liberated last week more than 300 British members of the SAS were last night still engaged as part of the US-led coalition Joint Special Operations...

 
London-trained Somali nurse helps deliver 22,000 babies
Daily Express
today, 08:26

London-trained Somali nurse helps deliver 22,000 babies

Yet she traded it all in for civil war, hyena attacks and water in buckets as she followed her dream to open the first maternity hospital in her native Somalia.  In 2002, nearly 50 years since she began training at...

 
‘An absolute hotbed of harassment’ Female EU aides ‘accuse MEPs of sexual harassment’
Daily Express
today, 06:57

‘An absolute hotbed of harassment’ Female EU aides ‘accuse MEPs of sexual harassment’

The offenders are allegedly senior MEPs ranging from across the political spectrum, including former ministers. The victims have reportedly spoken out to the Sunday Times after being emboldened to do so following the...

 

Sport

 
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits retiring from football is ‘frightening’
Metro
6 sec. ago

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits retiring from football is ‘frightening’

Arsene Wenger has insisted his stubbornness has helped him be a success in football for 21 years at Arsenal. The manager took over at Arsenal in 1996 and will take charge of his 400th away game in the Premier League...

 
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Daily Mail
1 min. ago

Gerard Deulofeu insists there was 'no problem' with controversial first goal as Barcelona get fortunate in...

Gerard Deulofeu felt he was well within his rights to put the ball in the net as his controversial early goal set Barcelona on their way to a 2-0 win over bottom club Malaga at the Nou Camp. Barca benefited from a...

 
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Daily Mail
1 min. ago

Marc Marquez moves within touching distance of fourth MotoGP world title with victory at Australian Grand Prix

Marc Marquez moved to within touching distance of a fourth MotoGP world title with victory at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, his sixth win of the season giving him a 33-point lead over nearest rival Andrea...

 
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Daily Mail
1 min. ago

Justin Thomas secures £1.26m PGA Tour prize after beating Marc Leishman in playoff hole to win CJ Cup

American Justin Thomas birdied the second extra hole of a playoff against Marc Leishman to win the PGA Tour's $9.25million (£7.01m) CJ Cup at the Nine Bridges Golf Club on Jeju island on Sunday. Both players finished...

 

Fabian Delph makes a big prediction about Man City teammate Sergio Aguero

You don't need to convince Manchester City fans of the wonders of Sergio Aguero . The Argentine striker made a goal scoring return from injury as he started versus Burnley following a car accident earlier in the...

 
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Chronicle Live
14 min. ago

North East news LIVE: Major delays on the Metro network due to 'technical fault'

Welcome to The Chronicle’s live breaking news blog for Sunday, October 22, 2017. We will be bringing you regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and sport. We have pictures, video, tweets and...

 
 


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