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Staying safe: How Christmas shoppers can decrease risk of burglary and credit card fraud
Daily Express
12 min. ago

Staying safe: How Christmas shoppers can decrease risk of burglary and credit card fraud

As the nation embarks on its annual splurge, criminals are happy to spoil the fun by taking parcels from doorsteps, breaking into homes to steal gifts or scamming credit card users.  People are particularly vulnerable...

 
Carney humiliation: BoE boss forced to pen letter explaining why inflation rose to 3.1%
Daily Express
12 min. ago

Carney humiliation: BoE boss forced to pen letter explaining why inflation rose to 3.1%

The Bank of England missed its inflation target for November as prices increased at its fastest rate in five years. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed the consumer price index (CPI) rose to 3.1 per...

 
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Daily Mail
29 min. ago

What's the most unsafe new car on sale today? This model just scored ZERO stars in Euro NCAP crash tests -...

A new car you can buy from a UK showroom today has just been awarded the lowest crash test rating of all time, according to new assessments. Euro NCAP, which tests around 70 new models each year, has a safety rating...

 
Car insurance advice: How to keep your car safe in winter weather
Daily Express
34 min. ago

Car insurance advice: How to keep your car safe in winter weather

This time of year can be perilous for motorists with the number of breakdown call-outs leaping by a huge 37 per cent in the freezing winter of 2010, reports the RAC. The festive season is peak time for travelling with...

 
Pound v US dollar: GBP inches ahead as UK unemployment holds at record lows
Daily Express
34 min. ago

Pound v US dollar: GBP inches ahead as UK unemployment holds at record lows

But with US inflation and the Federal Reserve’s highly anticipated rate decision both due imminently, this might not last for long. The pound capitalised on some positive UK ecostats this morning, with unemployment in...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 12:09

Dixons Carphone shares leap as it reveals plans to 'simplify' its smartphone business after profit slump

Dixons Carphone has suffered a 60 per cent slump in half year profits to £61million amid plans for a major shake-up of its smartphone division.  The Currys PC World owner saw like-for-like sales of mobile phones drop...

 
Theresa May told to haul RBS CEO into Number 10 over closures
Scotsman
16 min. ago

Theresa May told to haul RBS CEO into Number 10 over closures

Theresa May should summon the chief executive of RBS to Downing Street to explain why hundreds of branches are being closed across the UK, the SNP’s leader at Westminster has said. Ian Blackford clashed with the Prime...

 
Corbyn v May in the battle to go viral at Prime Minister's Questions
BBC
today, 11:05

Corbyn v May in the battle to go viral at Prime Minister's Questions

Each Wednesday at noon, MPs gather in the House of Commons for Prime Minister's Questions, and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn gets six attempts to question Theresa May. It's billed as a fiery debate about the issues of...

 
New law needed to tackle intimidation of MPs, watchdog says
BBC
today, 10:55

New law needed to tackle intimidation of MPs, watchdog says

A new criminal offence of "intimidating parliamentary candidates and campaigners" should be created, a standards watchdog has said. The Committee on Standards in Public Life says urgent action is needed to...

 
Russian cyber-activists ‘tried to discredit 2014 independence vote’
Scotsman
today, 10:49

Russian cyber-activists ‘tried to discredit 2014 independence vote’

A cyber-operations expert has claimed that Russian activists ran a disinformation campaign to discredit the 2014 Scottish independence referendum result by alleging it was rigged. The Guardian has reported that Ben...

 
Theresa May 'dancing to EU's tune' over Brexit, says Farage
BBC
today, 10:41

Theresa May 'dancing to EU's tune' over Brexit, says Farage

The UK has "danced to the EU's tune" during the Brexit negotiations, former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed. In a debate in the European Parliament, he called the British Prime Minister, Theresa May,...

 
Trust would ‘have to be rebuilt’ if sectarianism bill scrapped
Scotsman
today, 10:26

Trust would ‘have to be rebuilt’ if sectarianism bill scrapped

Trust would need to be rebuilt between the police and football fans by bringing in a programme of work if legislation aimed at curbing sectarianism at matches is scrapped, MSPs have been told. Labour’s James Kelly...

 
'We are heartbroken' - tributes pour in for promising young footballer who died after collapsing during match
Daily Record
1 min. ago

'We are heartbroken' - tributes pour in for promising young footballer who died after collapsing during match

An up-and-coming teenage prospect has died after collapsing during a football match in Ireland. Izzy Dezu, 16, was in the academy set up at Shelbourne FC in Dublin. He collapsed and died during a match for the club's...

 
Technology allows half a million UK kids to gamble on social media and games without knowing risks
Daily Record
1 min. ago

Technology allows half a million UK kids to gamble on social media and games without knowing risks

Technology is allowing half a million UK children to gamble without protection or understanding of the risks, according to a shock report. Social media and computer games are among the products that allow children to...

 
Switzerland's Gotthard road tunnel closed by deadly crash
BBC
44 min. ago

Switzerland's Gotthard road tunnel closed by deadly crash

The Gotthard road tunnel in Switzerland, one of Europe's main transport routes, has been closed following a deadly crash. Police said two people were killed and four injured in the head-on crash between a car and a...

 
Yemen war: Air strikes on rebel prison in Sanaa 'kill 30'
BBC
today, 11:54

Yemen war: Air strikes on rebel prison in Sanaa 'kill 30'

At least 30 people are reported to have been killed in Saudi-led coalition air strikes on a rebel military police camp in Yemen's capital, Sanaa. Most of the dead were said to be detainees at a prison inside the...

 
Two Reuters journalists missing in Myanmar
BBC
today, 11:30

Two Reuters journalists missing in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists are missing in Myanmar, with local media suggesting they have been detained by police. The international news agency told the BBC they "have filed a missing person's report and are doing...

 
India 'replacement husband' plot alleged
BBC
today, 10:50

India 'replacement husband' plot alleged

A pair of lovers in India have been accused of killing the woman's husband and then seeking cosmetic surgery so the male lover could take his place. Acid was poured in the male lover's face in a fake attack, with the...

 

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Manchester United player Victor Lindelof makes Old Trafford gesture

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof is auctioning off his Old Trafford box to raise money for charity. The Swedish centre-back and his fiancée Maja Nilsson have announced they will sell the seats in the box for...

 
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Daily Star
2 min. ago

Newcastle takeover deal close: Amanda Staveley increases offer to Mike Ashley

Sky Sports claim an increased offer of around £300m has been submitted. More to follow. 

 
Ayr United boss Ian McCall says he won't leave - until the chairman kicks him out
Daily Record
4 min. ago

Ayr United boss Ian McCall says he won't leave - until the chairman kicks him out

Ian McCall insists he won’t be leaving Ayr United —unless he is booted out by the chairman. But the manager hasn’t ruled out taking on a different role at the club as he looks to the future. McCall spoke out as Ayr...

 
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Daily Mail
5 min. ago

Tyson Fury must prove he is mentally and physically fit to fight Anthony Joshua and others in the...

Tyson Fury will need to prove his physical and mental wellbeing before regaining his licence to fight after the British Boxing Board of Control confirmed on Wednesday that they will review his suspension next month. A...

 
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Daily Post
11 min. ago

Manchester United target dismisses talk of a move to Old Trafford

Willian has assured Chelsea fans he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge amid speculation of a possible reunion with former boss Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. The 29-year-old has not been a regular starter this...

 
Lewis Hamilton reveals surprise prediction for 2018 F1 season
Daily Express
11 min. ago

Lewis Hamilton reveals surprise prediction for 2018 F1 season

Mercedes claimed their fourth consecutive constructors' championship and Lewis Hamilton also picked up his fourth title this year. The Brackley-based team finished a huge 146 points ahead of Ferrari with Red Bull way...

 
 


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