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Saudi Crown Prince gets gift of a golden gun during visit to Pakistan

Saudi Crown Prince gets gift of a golden gun during visit to Pakistan

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince has been given a gold-plated machine gun by officials in Pakistan after agreeing to invest $20 billion in the country. Mohammed bin Salman was handed the elaborate Heckler & Koch MP5K in Islamabad alongside a portrait...

Metro, yesterday, 08:19
 
‘Paedophile’ caught with his pants still down ‘moments after trying to rape girl, 14’

‘Paedophile’ caught with his pants still down ‘moments after trying to rape girl, 14’

An alleged child abuser was arrested wearing clothes on the top half of his body and one sock after trying to rape a schoolgirl. Identified only as Dmitry M, 24, he is alleged to have waited for the girl,14, in a lift, knowing she would be leaving for...

Metro, yesterday, 07:56
 
Asda and Sainsbury’s merger could push up food prices and reduce quality

Asda and Sainsbury’s merger could push up food prices and reduce quality

‘Extensive’ concerns have been raised over the proposed merger between supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said today that it has a number of worries that the move could lead to higher prices and reduce...

Metro, yesterday, 07:27
 

Jeremy Wright: Support local journalism, it’s good for democracy

There’s never been more ways to access the news. But newspapers – accountable, properly researched journalism, paid for by the cover price and the adverts opposite the story – are under immense ­pressure. Last week the Cairncross Review into the...

Scotsman, yesterday, 07:22
 

Open University will help you gain vital skills, so don’t call it a day on learning – Susan Stewart

It’s easy to be a bit cynical about ‘days’. Not Thursdays, or Mondays (actually, maybe Mondays), but days that are marked for the celebration or promotion of particular things or ideas. Valentine’s Day, just last week, provokes all sorts of reactions....

Scotsman, yesterday, 07:22
 
Rodent becomes climate change’s first victim as it’s officially declared extinct

Rodent becomes climate change’s first victim as it’s officially declared extinct

Australia officially declared a Great Barrier Reef rodent extinct on Tuesday, making it the first mammal believed to have been killed off by human-induced climate change. The rat-like Bramble Cay melomys – whose only known habitat was a small sandy...

Metro, yesterday, 07:10
 
Vigilante burned down school he called ‘playground for paedophiles’

Vigilante burned down school he called ‘playground for paedophiles’

A so-called paedophile hunter ripped tiles of the roof of a school and poured petrol inside to set it on fire in a hate campaign. Philip Day, 55, started 17 fires causing £2.4million in damage after becoming obsessed with the idea that there was a...

Metro, yesterday, 07:08
 
Someone in Ireland has woken up £153,000,000 richer after winning Euromillions

Someone in Ireland has woken up £153,000,000 richer after winning Euromillions

A ticket bought in Ireland has won the £153 million (€175 million ) EuroMillions jackpot, the biggest in the country’s history. The winning numbers were 1, 8, 18, 19 and 39. The Lucky Stars were 7 and 9. The Irish National Lottery tweeted: ‘Players of...

Metro, yesterday, 06:37
 
Killer rapist on the run for two months but police have only just released details

Killer rapist on the run for two months but police have only just released details

A ‘dangerous’ convicted killer and rapist has been on the run for two months, police only disclosed today. Ramon Tomlinson, 32, fled Sheffield Crown Court shortly after he was sentenced to nine years for rape in early December. But police – who have...

Metro, yesterday, 06:15
 
Child poverty set to hit record levels over next few years

Child poverty set to hit record levels over next few years

Child poverty is set to reach record levels in the next few years amid ‘stagnating’ living standards for households, a new study suggests. Weak pay growth, combined with ongoing welfare cuts, are expected to cause a ‘sharp rise’ in relative child...

Metro, yesterday, 00:16
 
Isis bride Shamima Begum ‘is a problem for Britain, not Bangladesh’

Isis bride Shamima Begum ‘is a problem for Britain, not Bangladesh’

Shamima Begum was raised and radicalised in the UK and should be subject to British law, a human rights lawyer has said. The 19-year-old, who fled Bethnal Green in east London to marry an Isis soldier in Syria in 2015, has had her British citizenship...

Metro, Tuesday, 23:38
 
Another MP quits Labour to join the Independent Group in protest at Jeremy Corbyn

Another MP quits Labour to join the Independent Group in protest at Jeremy Corbyn

An eighth Labour MP has announced she is quitting the party and will join the Independent Group in the House of Commons. Joan Ryan has now joined Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Gavin Shuker, Mike Gapes and Ann Coffey, who...

Metro, Tuesday, 22:41
 
Supermoon pictures reveal beauty of the brightest and biggest full moon of 2019

Supermoon pictures reveal beauty of the brightest and biggest full moon of 2019

Millions of people around the world were treated to the sight of the brightest and biggest full moon of 2019 tonight. Sadly, many of us in the UK were unable to see the stunning supermoon because clouds and rain ruined the view. On Twitter, a woman...

Metro, Tuesday, 22:28
 
Vegan sausage rolls boost Greggs’ sales by 14%

Vegan sausage rolls boost Greggs’ sales by 14%

Vegan sausage rolls have sent the value of Greggs to all-time high. An ‘exceptionally strong start to 2019’ has seen shares in the company rise by 8% and sales climbing 14%. Greggs is crediting the surge in trading to ‘extensive publicity’ surrounding...

Metro, Tuesday, 22:12
 

Lloyds Banking Group and Visa unveil plans to pay shopkeepers to offer cashback service

Shopkeepers will be paid to offer customers cashback in their stores in areas where people have little access to ATMs, under a new pilot scheme from Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with Visa. The announcement is designed to boost access to cash,...

Scotsman, Tuesday, 21:59
 


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