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Does your insurance cover you to drive a friend's car?
Guardian
today, 09:48

Does your insurance cover you to drive a friend's car?

Jumping behind the wheel of your mate’s or your partner’s car could, in some cases, result in the vehicle being seized on the spot and you being punished for driving with invalid insurance. That’s the warning from...

 
Gift cards for Christmas: it's time to kick the habit
Guardian
today, 09:48

Gift cards for Christmas: it's time to kick the habit

What do shoppers at HMV, House of Fraser, Maplin, Toys R Us – and this week, Evans Cycles – have in common? They’ve all had problems using, or been left holding, worthless gift cards after the chain went into...

 
Owner of the Scotsman and i newspapers enters administration
Guardian
today, 09:48

Owner of the Scotsman and i newspapers enters administration

Johnston Press, the owner of the i, the Scotsman and Yorkshire Post, has gone into administration after being brought to its knees by debts of more than £200m. The publicly-listed newspaper publisher, which put itself...

 
Klarna: 'buy now, pay later' system that is seducing millennials
Guardian
today, 08:32

Klarna: 'buy now, pay later' system that is seducing millennials

Swedish firm Klarna has taken online shopping by storm over the past couple of years. Millennials no longer pay for clothes and gadgets with old-fashioned money – they “Klarna” it. If you’re over 30, you’ve probably...

 
Bovis Homes: some buyers say their problems continue
Guardian
today, 07:49

Bovis Homes: some buyers say their problems continue

Nearly two years after a scandal over poorly-built houses tarnished Bovis Homes’ reputation and prompted a profit warning, the housebuilder says it has turned the corner – but some buyers say they are still battling...

 
Social care: 'How do others manage without the extra we're able to afford?'
Guardian
today, 07:49

Social care: 'How do others manage without the extra we're able to afford?'

Name: Rosemary and Derek Moore Age: 86 and 87 Income: £44,232 (joint income) Occupation: Retired teachers (schools and higher education) Derek and I have been together for 56 years. And they’ve been very good years. I...

 
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Scotsman
today, 12:11

Fyne Audio pumping up the volume in hi-fi world

A Scottish loudspeaker manufacturer is making a big noise globally less than a year after formally launching its first products onto the competitive UK market. Fyne Audio is an audio start-up that can boast a senior...

 
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Scotsman
today, 06:34

Two presidential portraits: one on canvass, the other a dirty deed

In Washington DC, Barack Obama’s portrait is treated reverentially, while the sabotaging of attempts by a Republican senator to protect the Trump-Russia probe paints a picture of the current President, writes Susan...

 
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Scotsman
today, 06:34

Suicides must shame Scottish justice system into action – Brian Wilson

The stories of Katie Allan and William Lindsay, both of whom took their own lives in Polmont young offenders’ institute, must shame the justice system in Scotland into action, writes Brian Wilson. Their backgrounds...

 
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Scotsman
today, 06:34

Brexit: ‘It’s not what we voted for’, Fishermen fear tide is out

The café attached to Peterhead fish market is known by some who use it as the “mini Parliament”. Fishermen from the Aberdeenshire town gather here every day, with the conversation naturally turning to the issue on...

 
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The Week
today, 01:39

Fallout 76 first reviews: has Bethesda missed the mark?

The launch of Fallout 76 has sparked a gaming frenzy among critics eager to see whether the new title lives up to the hype. Fans around the world had been counting down for the release of what is the first online-only...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 22:13

Supreme Court appeal lodged over Brexit bid

The UK government has applied to the country’s highest court for permission to appeal over a cross-party legal challenge on Brexit. It has applied to the Supreme Court seeking permission to appeal against a court...

 
UK to push for Yemen ceasefire
Guardian
33 min. ago

UK to push for Yemen ceasefire

The UK has injected some urgency into resolving the conflict in Yemen, saying it is to table its long-awaited UN draft resolution demanding a ceasefire and peace process. The move came amid US-based reports that the...

 
US to join Australia in Papua New Guinea naval base plan
BBC
34 min. ago

US to join Australia in Papua New Guinea naval base plan

The US says it will join Australia in developing a naval base in Papua New Guinea (PNG), in an apparent move to curb China's growing influence. Vice-President Mike Pence said the three countries would work together on...

 
French protester killed in accident at anti-fuel tax blockade
Guardian
today, 11:56

French protester killed in accident at anti-fuel tax blockade

A motorist has accidentally hit and killed a protester taking part in a campaign of road blockades across France triggered by fuel tax rises, officials have said. The demonstrators are trying to block motorways and...

 
Brexit deal: five ministers lobby May to renegotiate draft text
Guardian
today, 11:27

Brexit deal: five ministers lobby May to renegotiate draft text

Five Eurosceptic cabinet ministers are pressing Theresa May to make last-minute changes to her controversial Brexit deal. The leader of the Commons, Andrea Leadsom, is believed to be co-ordinating the group, which...

 
Reublicans look to New Hampshire for a potential Trump 2020 challenger
Guardian
today, 11:14

Reublicans look to New Hampshire for a potential Trump 2020 challenger

On a wintry night last week Ohio’s Republican governor John Kasich took to the stage in a theatre in New Hampshire’s largest city as a snowstorm churned its way toward town. He quickly abandoned the podium to speak to...

 
Rail strikes to hit England rugby fans and Christmas shoppers
Guardian
today, 10:33

Rail strikes to hit England rugby fans and Christmas shoppers

Travellers heading to the England rugby game or Manchester’s Christmas markets could be caught up in rail disruptions on as union members working for two of the country’s biggest rail operators go on strike. Members...

 

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Joe Cole names Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard as the best player he played with
Metro
8 sec. ago

Joe Cole names Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard as the best player he played with

Joe Cole has named Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard as the best player he played with. Former England international Cole announced his retirement at the age of 37 last week. Cole graduated through West Ham’s academy...

 
Gary Anderson: WATCH Scot protest his innocence after Grand Slam of Darts farting claim
Daily Star
2 min. ago

Gary Anderson: WATCH Scot protest his innocence after Grand Slam of Darts farting claim

The Scot has made headlines for the wrong reasons after his 10-2 win over Wesley Harms on Friday evening. During the clash, a bad smell filled the stage - which Harms tried to blame on Anderson after the tie....

 
Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to agree cut-price deal for Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld
Metro
18 min. ago

Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to agree cut-price deal for Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld

Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to agree a cut-price deal for Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld in January, reports say. Mourinho identified Belgium international Alderweireld as a top target last summer but...

 
Arsenal transfer news: Arsene Wenger makes Aaron Ramsey recommendation to PSG
Daily Star
22 min. ago

Arsenal transfer news: Arsene Wenger makes Aaron Ramsey recommendation to PSG

Ramsey will see his contract expire at the end of the season and there are no plans to extend it further. Arsenal told him face to face that they will not renew his current deal after initial talks went well. The...

 
Man Utd news: Barcelona make £100m Paul Pogba transfer decision
Daily Star
31 min. ago

Man Utd news: Barcelona make £100m Paul Pogba transfer decision

The Frenchman has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford in recent months, with Juventus at the front of the queue for the player. But Barcelona have emerged as surprise contenders for Pogba's signature after...

 
UFC Argentina fight card, UK time, TV channel, live stream and odds as Ponzinibbio vs Magny headlines
Metro
45 min. ago

UFC Argentina fight card, UK time, TV channel, live stream and odds as Ponzinibbio vs Magny headlines

The UFC heads to Argentina for the first time in the company’s history tonight for a fight card in Buenos Aires headlined by Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Neil Magny. Ponzinibbio, from La Plata, will have the home crowd...

 
 


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