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Rail passengers urged to check trains ahead of timetable change
Guardian
today, 08:16

Rail passengers urged to check trains ahead of timetable change

Passengers have been urged to check their train times ahead of a major timetable change on Sunday, which will see more faster services on various routes around the country. Rail companies have promised to prioritise...

 
Helena Morrissey: top City boss turns Instagram fashion star
Guardian
today, 08:16

Helena Morrissey: top City boss turns Instagram fashion star

Top City fund manager, campaigner for equal pay and opportunities, aspiring governor of the Bank of England, author – and now social media fashion influencer? Dame Helena Morrissey has often been fêted as an...

 
Whistleblower reveals financial ombudsman service in disarray
Guardian
today, 07:20

Whistleblower reveals financial ombudsman service in disarray

Can you trust the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to resolve your dispute with a bank or insurer? A whistleblower has told Guardian Money that a “disastrous” management reorganisation has left the service in...

 
Chilango 'burrito bond' investors could lose 90% of their cash
Guardian
today, 07:20

Chilango 'burrito bond' investors could lose 90% of their cash

Small investors who sank millions of pounds into a “burrito bond” scheme were this week told they could face losing 90% of their money – or 99% if the company goes into administration. The Guardian revealed on 14...

 
Toy story: Hamleys hopes revamp will boost its fortunes
Guardian
today, 06:48

Toy story: Hamleys hopes revamp will boost its fortunes

Fake snow is falling and a hyperactive elf is hopping around on the pavement, geeing up the crowd pressed against the windows of Hamleys toy store, which is filled with a Christmas scene of sledding Beanie Babies....

 
What the Conservatives' win means for your money
BBC
yesterday, 22:18

What the Conservatives' win means for your money

As the country contemplates the election results, people's thoughts will turn to the potential effect on their finances. Money matters are often to the fore at this, expensive, time of year. The December election is...

 
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Scotsman
35 min. ago

John McDonnell to quit frontline politics after election defeat

John McDonnell has insisted Jeremy Corbyn was the "right man" to lead Labour and blamed Brexit for the disastrous election defeat. The Shadow Chancellor confirmed he will stand down from the role and quit...

 
Boris Johnson to visit new Tory seats in north-east England
Guardian
today, 11:56

Boris Johnson to visit new Tory seats in north-east England

Boris Johnson is to visit the north-east of England as part of an election victory lap, meeting Conservative MPs who ousted Labour rivals from their seats in former “red wall” heartlands. The prime minister hailed his...

 
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Scotsman
today, 08:42

The one reason why Boris Johnson might allow Scottish independence referendum in 2020 – John McLellan

An independence referendum in 2020 could happen, but only if SNP are going to lose, writes John McLellan. It feels like a lifetime ago since then Scottish Labour leader Wendy Alexander goaded First Minister Alex...

 
Andrew Sparrow's election briefing: five more years for Boris Johnson?
Guardian
yesterday, 19:07

Andrew Sparrow's election briefing: five more years for Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson wins thumping majority Johnson has won a resounding, 80-seat majority for the Conservatives, smashing the Labour party, confounding expectations and giving himself for the first time the opportunity to...

 
Brexit and beyond: what is already filling Boris Johnson's in-tray?
Guardian
yesterday, 17:53

Brexit and beyond: what is already filling Boris Johnson's in-tray?

Boris Johnson’s immediate priority will be be to pass his withdrawal agreement before Christmas as he seeks to capitalise upon the biggest parliamentary majority for a decade. But the prime minister will soon come...

 
Is this Conservative victory a one-hit Brexit wonder?
Guardian
yesterday, 17:21

Is this Conservative victory a one-hit Brexit wonder?

It is an election that has, in many ways, left the country deeply divided, most obviously between big city and large town, between England and Wales on the one hand, and Scotland and to a lesser extent Northern...

 
Omar al-Bashir: Sudan ex-leader sentenced for corruption
BBC
40 min. ago

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan ex-leader sentenced for corruption

Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a social reform facility for corruption. The judge told the court that, under Sudanese law, people over the age of 70 cannot serve jail terms....

 
Citizenship Amendment Bill: India's West Bengal hit by protests
BBC
today, 11:53

Citizenship Amendment Bill: India's West Bengal hit by protests

Protests in Kolkata against a controversial Indian citizenship law have continued into their second day. The new law entitles non-Muslim migrants from three Muslim-majority countries to citizenship if they are facing...

 
UK weather: heavy showers to continue over the weekend
Guardian
today, 11:28

UK weather: heavy showers to continue over the weekend

Heavy showers across the UK are expected to continue over the weekend with the potential for snow in northern England and Scotland, the Met Office has said. Rain showers, blustery gales and spots of sunshine are...

 
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Guardian
today, 11:11

Afghanistan papers detail US dysfunction: 'We did not know what we were doing'

In the midst of Barack Obama’s much vaunted military surge against the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2010, Hayam Mohammed, an elder from Panjwai near the Pakistani border confronted an officer from the US 101st airborne...

 
Former Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir jailed for two years
Guardian
today, 10:56

Former Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir jailed for two years

A court in Sudan has convicted former president Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption, sentencing him to two years in prison. It is the first verdict in a series of legal proceedings against al-Bashir, who...

 
North Korea claims successful 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site
Guardian
today, 10:43

North Korea claims successful 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site

North Korea has said it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it claims will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. The test possibly involved technologies to...

 

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Australia build huge lead in first Test against New Zealand
Guardian
19 min. ago

Australia build huge lead in first Test against New Zealand

Steve Smith was caught out by New Zealand’s short-ball plan again, but Australia moved towards setting the Black Caps a massive fourth-innings target in Perth. The Aussies went to stumps at 167-6 on Saturday, leading...

 

LIVE: Preston North End vs Luton Town

Preston North End welcome the visit of Luton Town in the Championship as they look to continue their winning form on from Tuesday. We will have live updates in the build up to the game and throughout, so make sure to...

 
South Africa appoint Mark Boucher as new head coach ahead of England series
Metro
38 min. ago

South Africa appoint Mark Boucher as new head coach ahead of England series

South Africa have appointed legendary cricketer Mark Boucher as their new head coach ahead of this winter’s series against England. Former wicketkeeper-batsman Boucher has signed a four-year deal running until 2023...

 
Alisson the best goalkeeper in the Premier League – except for one aspect, claims Bruce Grobelaar
Metro
58 min. ago

Alisson the best goalkeeper in the Premier League – except for one aspect, claims Bruce Grobelaar

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has been marked out as the Premier League’s best by Bruce Grobelaar. Grobelaar won six league titles playing in goal for Liverpool and was part of the last team to take domestic...

 
Exeter poised for European progress and Rob Baxter expects nothing less
Guardian
today, 12:18

Exeter poised for European progress and Rob Baxter expects nothing less

Exeter’s breakthrough in Europe after six largely frustrating campaigns has been based on belief. A club that 10 years ago were playing in the Championship but have contested the last four Premiership finals are no...

 
Paul Merson tells Freddie Ljungberg he has ‘no chance’ of becoming permanent Arsenal manager
Metro
today, 12:12

Paul Merson tells Freddie Ljungberg he has ‘no chance’ of becoming permanent Arsenal manager

Paul Merson believes Freddie Ljungberg has ‘no chance’ of becoming the permanent Arsenal manager. Gunners legend Ljungberg was placed in temporary charge of his former club last month after Unai Emery’s sacking....

 
 


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