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Ten places to find your old £1 coins before shops refuse them
BBC
today, 00:16

Ten places to find your old £1 coins before shops refuse them

The round £1 coin will soon lose its status as legal tender. In practice, shops can refuse to accept these coins from 16 October. They have been used alongside the new 12-sided £1 coin since March - a period called...

 
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial stock plan
BBC
today, 00:16

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial stock plan

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has abandoned plans to create a new kind of stock. A group of investors had sued over the proposal, which would have allowed Mr Zuckerberg to retain voting control of Facebook...

 
Two million couples missing out on tax break, says HMRC
BBC
yesterday, 23:42

Two million couples missing out on tax break, says HMRC

Nearly half the couples eligible to claim marriage tax allowance are still failing to do so, according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The tax allowance - worth £230 a year - can be claimed by married couples or...

 
UK chip designer Imagination bought by Chinese firm
BBC
yesterday, 23:42

UK chip designer Imagination bought by Chinese firm

UK technology firm Imagination, which designs graphics chips for smartphones, is being bought for £550m by a Chinese-backed investment firm. Imagination put itself up for sale in June after Apple, its largest...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 23:20

DAILY BRIEFING: Shares in French cosmetics giant L'Oreal up 2.5%

MADE UP Shares in French cosmetics giant L'Oreal climbed 2.5 per cent following the death of 94-year-old billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family owned 33 per cent of its stock.  It has long been speculated that...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 23:20

JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon is hit by backlash after labelling bitcoin a 'fraud'

An enraged  bitcoin trader has made an official complaint about JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon for labelling the digital currency a 'fraud'. In a market abuse report to Swedish regulators, finance firm Blockswater said...

 
Corbyn admits colleagues unhappy at 'restricted' conference speeches
BBC
yesterday, 19:30

Corbyn admits colleagues unhappy at 'restricted' conference speeches

Some shadow cabinet members are unhappy about not getting to speak from the main platform at the Labour conference in Brighton, Jeremy Corbyn has said. Asked why Manchester mayor Andy Burnham would not get a slot, the...

 
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Daily Record
yesterday, 17:00

Theresa May sets out plan for two-year transition phase to avoid fall-out from hard Brexit

Theresa May has set out plans for a two-year implementation period to smooth the Brexit process and promised to honour the UK's commitments to the EU's budget as she sought to end the deadlock over Britain's break...

 
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The Week
yesterday, 15:58

The Trump Dictionary: Silver-tongued wordsmith or 'mentally deranged dotard'?

After Donald Trump's fiery and “weird” address to the UN on Tuesday in which he threatened to “totally destroy” the North Korean regime, Kim Jong-un has hit back with a rather stark rebuttal, promosing to “surely and...

 
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The Week
yesterday, 15:58

Tony Abbott head-butt ‘not linked to same-sex marriage vote’

A man charged with head-butting former prime minister of Australia Tony Abbott has said that the attack had nothing to do with the country’s vote on same-sex marriage. Abbott – a vocal advocate for the No vote – had a...

 
Parliament advertises for new Black Rod
BBC
yesterday, 11:38

Parliament advertises for new Black Rod

Parliament is advertising for a new Black Rod to replace Lieutenant General David Leakey, who is retiring. Black Rod is best known for a role in the State Opening of Parliament, knocking on the door of the House of...

 
The erosion of trust in politicians has had devastating consequences for public life
Daily Record
yesterday, 06:28

The erosion of trust in politicians has had devastating consequences for public life

Revulsion at polished performers with more soundbites than principles is one of the main reasons voters turned to simplistic solutions like Brexit. But anyone who hoped last year’s bombshell result would shake...

 
World War 3 warning: What would happen if North Korea's hydrogen bomb hit New York?
Daily Express
12 min. ago

World War 3 warning: What would happen if North Korea's hydrogen bomb hit New York?

Kim Jong-un tested the regime’s sixth and largest-ever nuclear test blast deep inside a mountain on September 3. The hydrogen bomb test caused earthquakes of 5.6 and 6.1 magnitude that were felt in South Korea and...

 
China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade
BBC
45 min. ago

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade

China has moved to limit North Korea's oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday. China is North Korea's most important trading partner, and one of its only...

 
'Fought tooth and nail against EU' IDS praises Theresa May as he declares UK finally free
Daily Express
today, 03:33

'Fought tooth and nail against EU' IDS praises Theresa May as he declares UK finally free

Mrs May yesterday confirmed that the UK will leave the Single Market, escape the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice and have control again of its own laws and regulations again. Iain Duncan Smith said: “For...

 
World War 3: India steps up arms race with China by approving bomb shelters along border
Daily Express
today, 03:08

World War 3: India steps up arms race with China by approving bomb shelters along border

The proposal, originally pitched in 2015, is strongly backed by the Prime Minister's office after recent border tensions with China. The Indian Defence Ministry will spend an estimated £555 billion ($750 billion) on...

 
USA v North Korea: US vows to shoot down any missile over Guam after Kim threatens H-bomb
Daily Express
today, 01:34

USA v North Korea: US vows to shoot down any missile over Guam after Kim threatens H-bomb

UN Assistant Secretary of State, Susan Thornton, said: "If a missile targeted Guam or flew over it, we would have shot it down," in a briefing for foreign journalists. She noted that it is now possible to...

 
Bosnia's war-ravaged Olympic track comes back to life
BBC
today, 01:12

Bosnia's war-ravaged Olympic track comes back to life

A summer luge may look like a plastic tray on wheels. But at full speed it hurtles around the concrete banking of Sarajevo's Olympic bobsleigh track with the roar of a Star Wars TIE fighter swooping in for the kill....

 

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Liverpool news: Nobody knew Mohamed Salah would be as good as he has been - Jurgen Klopp
Daily Express
6 sec. ago

Liverpool news: Nobody knew Mohamed Salah would be as good as he has been - Jurgen Klopp

Salah is Liverpool’s top scorer for the season with five goals in all competitions since joining for a club record fee from Roma in the summer. The Egypt international has already had a brief spell in the Premier...

 
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes - report
Daily Star
3 min. ago

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes - report

The Portuguese midfielder has failed to justify his hefty price tag since joining the Catalan giants. Gomes almost completed a late deadline day move to West Ham as he looked to escape his nightmare in Spain. He was...

 
Jurgen Klopp should not be under pressure at Liverpool despite poor form - Phil Thompson
Daily Star
15 min. ago

Jurgen Klopp should not be under pressure at Liverpool despite poor form - Phil Thompson

That is according to pundit and former Liverpool player Phil Thompson. The German boss has faced scrutiny in recent weeks after Liverpool's impressive start to the season came to a sudden halt. The Reds were thrashed...

 
Chelsea news: I am very surprised Alvaro Morata has settled in so quickly - Shevchenko
Daily Express
23 min. ago

Chelsea news: I am very surprised Alvaro Morata has settled in so quickly - Shevchenko

Chelsea signed Morata from Real Madrid for a reported fee of £58million after missing out on top target Romelu Lukaku to rivals Manchester United. But the Spain international has made an immediate impact at Stamford...

 
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Daily Star
31 min. ago

The 16 megastars who have scored 50 or more goals in European competition

The players to score 50 or more goals in UEFA club competitions   WHICH players have scored the most goals in UEFA club competitions? 1 / 16 GETTY 14=. Sergio Aguero (Atletico Madrid, Manchester City) - 50 “Six of...

 

Manchester United among the favourites to sign PSG star Edinson Cavani

Manchester United are among the bookies' favourites to sign Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint-Germain. The striker had a public disagreement with world-record signing Neymar over who should take a penalty, and that has...

 
 


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