News archive from 22 November 2017, page 5

BREAKING: North Korean soldiers have violated WAR Armistice, UN Command say amid WW3 fears

BREAKING: North Korean soldiers have violated WAR Armistice, UN Command say amid WW3 fears

The soldiers violated the Korean Armistice Agreement which has been in place since the war on the peninsula.  The agreement established the demilitarised zone. More to follow…

 
Teen pop idol David Cassidy dies aged 67

Teen pop idol David Cassidy dies aged 67

Former The Partridge Family star and singer David Cassidy has died aged 67. He was admitted to hospital last week after suffering multiple organ failure. Earlier this year he announced he was retiring because he was suffering from memory loss and...

BBC, 02:18 in World News
 
How has the arena attack changed Manchester?

How has the arena attack changed Manchester?

It has been six months since 22 people were killed and hundreds more injured in the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena. BBC News talks to people about how the city has changed since the attack. 'This is our city' At the Christmas market in...

BBC, 02:20 in Regional
 
North Korea ex-prisoner mysteriously DIES after body found ON FIRE in San Diego

North Korea ex-prisoner mysteriously DIES after body found ON FIRE in San Diego

Aijalon M. Gomes, 38, was an American teacher who had been imprisoned in North Korea for illegally entering the country via China. The man, whose release from the corrupt regime was secured by former President Jimmy Carter, was found ablaze in a field...

 

Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era

Jubilant Zimbabweans celebrated late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigned as president. He held power for 37 years and once said "only God" could remove him. While still considered by some to be an African independence hero, his many...

BBC, 02:51 in World News
 
No more taxes? Soaring Bitcoin will PANIC governments who are unable to track currency

No more taxes? Soaring Bitcoin will PANIC governments who are unable to track currency

Rick Falkvinge, the founder of the Swedish Pirate Party, has claimed that the currency has the power to dodge taxes and could reach values of up to $1,000,000 (£755,000) per Bitcoin. He said: “Yes there is a price limit for Bitcoin cryptocurrency, it...

 
Bulls vs Lakers LIVE stream: How to watch Chicago against Los Angeles online or on TV

Bulls vs Lakers LIVE stream: How to watch Chicago against Los Angeles online or on TV

While the other 28 teams in the league will be out of action, the Bulls and the Lakers will be looking to impress. Chicago (3-11) look to be on a rebuilding phase after losing Jimmy Butler and Dwayne Wade in the summer and could be on course to finish...

 
Roy Moore: Trump defends Alabama candidate in misconduct claims

Roy Moore: Trump defends Alabama candidate in misconduct claims

US President Donald Trump has backed a beleaguered Alabama Senate candidate who is accused of preying on teenagers. He pointed out that Roy Moore "totally denies" sexual misconduct with a string of teenage girls, including a 14-year-old,...

BBC, 02:55 in World News
 

MONEY MORSELS: Mounting debt, cold call crooks and slashed property prices in the run up to Christmas

Each week, Money Mail rounds up some of the week's personal finance news. Here, it updates on cold-calling scandals and unhelpful hikes by credit card companies, among other stories. Cold-calling fine A telecoms firm exposed by Money Mail for...

 

Ditching your bank? Watch out for traps as attractive bank deals vanish off the back of base rate increase

Savers looking for the best deals on their easy-access money need to act quickly - and watch out for traps. Top deals can be on sale for a matter of days before they are taken off the market. Meanwhile, some banks are launching new accounts paying...

 

DAN HYDE: The shameless credit card fee trick has been exposed - yet dozens of firms are still at it

The most annoying thing about being charged extra to pay by credit card is discovering this nasty little surprise at the checkout. It’s a kick in the teeth after hours shopping around for a holiday deal or car cover. Whether the 3 per cent surcharge...

 

Petrochemicals group Ineos set to explore the North Sea as it snaps up stakes in Shetland gas operation

Ineos plans to explore the North Sea for gas. The petrochemicals group has snapped up majority stakes in two exploration licences for gas fields north of Shetland from Siccar Point Energy.  Ineos has been building up its presence in the North Sea, but...

 

Savers switch to easy-access accounts as a staggering £13bn floods out of fixed-rate bonds in just one year

Savers continue to abandon fixed-rate bonds in favour of easy-access accounts. The number of savers looking for a fixed-rate deal dropped by almost 10 per cent in the past month, according to research from data monitors Moneyfacts. Over the past year,...

 

CITY DIARY: The Queen's bankers, Coutts & Co, slash their staff by 10% leaving clients with a single point...

Changes afoot at the Queen’s bankers, Coutts & Co, who are slashing their staff by 10 per cent.  Clients who enjoy access to both a wealth manager and a private banker will now be left with a single point of contact.  Wonder if this delicate news...

 

ALEX BRUMMER: Heave-ho for the Eurocrats as London loses banking and medicine agencies in Brexit relocation

There can be no celebrating the departure of the European Banking Agency (EBA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London. But the losses may not be that significant. President Macron regards the capture of the EBA as an enormous success for...

 


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