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Man fools everyone into thinking he's Morgan Freeman on Magaluf stag weekend - and it pays off

Man fools everyone into thinking he's Morgan Freeman on Magaluf stag weekend - and it pays off

Stag parties can get rowdy at the best of times, but imagine if you were treated to free drinks for an entire weekend courtesy of beer goggle-wearing clubbers who mistook you for a celebrity. An older gent on a stag weekend in Magaluf had the time of his

Daily Record, 3 min. ago
 
Worldwide fears as borrowing may become much more difficult

Worldwide fears as borrowing may become much more difficult

Support for the dollar eroded as investors realised the US Federal Reserve might not be the only game in town when it came to higher interest rates.  Bank of England Governor Mark Carney surprised many by conceding a hike was likely to be needed as the e

Daily Express, 9 min. ago
 
Brazil authorities seek arrest of 95 Rio de Janeiro police officers

Brazil authorities seek arrest of 95 Rio de Janeiro police officers

Brazilian authorities issued arrest warrants on Thursday for 95 police officers in Rio de Janeiro state who they say have sold arms and tipped off drug gangs to future operations, in the largest such effort yet to root out corrupt officers. Another 90 ar

Reuters, 12 min. ago
 

"Party's over" for millions, as India launches biggest-ever tax reform

Rakesh Sachdeva sells auto parts in a busy market in central Delhi, just a few miles from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office. Yet despite having a flourishing business he does not pay any tax. Until now, his rundown premises and small scale operation

Reuters, 26 min. ago
 
Angela Merkel squirms as she's quizzed on huge divide between EU's east and west members

Angela Merkel squirms as she's quizzed on huge divide between EU's east and west members

The German Chancellor insisted she worked “very closely” with her colleagues from the other side of the continent in an attempt to swerve the question. She said the leaders who attended the meeting, which included French President Emmanuel Macron and Pre

Daily Express, 26 min. ago
 
S&P, Dow flat as tech losses offset gains in banks

S&P, Dow flat as tech losses offset gains in banks

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were little changed in early trading on Thursday as a rise in bank stocks were offset by a slide in the technology sector. Shares of the top six U.S. banks rose after the Federal Reserve cleared...

Reuters, 32 min. ago
 
 We are utterly heartbroken : Terminally ill Charlie Gard's parents reveal his life support will be switched off TOMORROW

"We are utterly heartbroken": Terminally ill Charlie Gard's parents reveal his life support will be...

Terminally ill toddler Charlie Gard's life support machine will be switched off tomorrow after his parents' were dealt a heartbreaking final blow in their fight to keep him alive. His mum and dad, Connie and Chris, made the devastating announcement on th

Daily Record, 37 min. ago
 
Italy gets Brussels backing for EU peers to accept migrants off boats

Italy gets Brussels backing for EU peers to accept migrants off boats

The European Union executive on Thursday threw its weight behind Italy's plea for fellow EU states to allow humanitarian rescue boats carrying African migrants across the Mediterranean to dock in their ports to alleviate growing pressure on Rome. About 1

Reuters, 37 min. ago
 

South Sudan says aid workers can not go to 'insecure' rebel-held areas

South Sudan's government says it may withhold permission for aid workers to go to some rebel-held areas on security grounds, the president's spokesman said on Thursday, after the U.N. complained aid convoys were being blocked. "We cannot allow...

Reuters, 43 min. ago
 

Brazil's platinum miner Jandaga raises $2.9 mln in London listing

Brazil-focused Jandaga Mines raised 2.25 million pounds ($2.9 million) from listing its shares in London on Thursday, taking advantage of investors' concerns over buying into South African platinum businesses. Jandaga floated 45 million shares, giving it

Reuters, 47 min. ago
 
Brussels on edge as Donald Trump prepares to visit Poland ahead of G20 summit

Brussels on edge as Donald Trump prepares to visit Poland ahead of G20 summit

Trump visits Poland for one day - en route to a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany - to take part in a gathering of leaders from central Europe, Baltic states and the Balkans, an event convened by Poland to bolster regional trade and infrastructure. Brussels

Daily Express, 52 min. ago
 

Venezuela's shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine

Drawing inspiration from Ukraine's 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela's young protesters are donning Viking-like shields in battles with security forces and eagerly watching a film on the Kiev uprising. Foes of Venezuelan socialist President Nicolas Maduro are ho

Reuters, 54 min. ago
 
U.S. travel ban set to take effect after top court's green light

U.S. travel ban set to take effect after top court's green light

President Donald Trump's temporary ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees entering the United States is finally scheduled to take effect later on Thursday, but in a scaled-back form that still allows in some travellers. Th

Reuters, 58 min. ago
 
France's Macron trades barbs for diplomacy with Trump

France's Macron trades barbs for diplomacy with Trump

France's president has not given Donald Trump an easy ride: a crunching handshake at one meeting was followed by a body swerve at another and then a public rebuke over his attitude to climate change. But now there seems to be an olive branch from Paris.

Reuters, 58 min. ago
 

International businesses caught in Qatar crossfire

International businesses are being caught in the crossfire of Qatar's dispute with its Arab neighbours as it delays shipments, lengthens travel times and prompts contingency plans in case the crisis deepens. The feud between Arab powers threatens to unde

Reuters, 58 min. ago
 


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