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Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections
Июль 30, 2016
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Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Four people suffering from the Zika virus in Florida are probably the first cases contracted within the US, health officials say. So far, cases outside of Latin America and the Caribbean, where the virus is prevalent, have been spread by travel to that region or sexual transmission. The four Florida cases mean US mosquitoes may...

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UK banks given seal of approval by financial regulator who blast key EU financial pillars
Июль 30, 2016
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UK banks given seal of approval by financial regulator who blast key EU financial pillars

LEADING UK banks have been given a welcome boost by a European Union financial test while others key institutes in the eurozone have been savaged. The Bank of England welcomed the results of the European Banking Authority’s (EBA) stress test which laid bare the full scale of Europe’s banking crisis.  Barclays,...

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Brazil’s Lula faces trial linked to Petrobras scandal
Июль 30, 2016
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Brazil’s Lula faces trial linked to Petrobras scandal

Former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to go on trial for obstruction of justice in a case related to the scandal at state oil firm Petrobras, court documents show. The multi-billion-dollar affair has already seen dozens of politicians and officials arrested. Lula, with six others, is accused of hampering...

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Hinkley Point: EDF’s UK boss ‘confident’ of go ahead
Июль 30, 2016
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Hinkley Point: EDF’s UK boss ‘confident’ of go ahead

The boss of EDF in the UK says he is "confident" a new nuclear power station will be built at Hinkley Point, despite the government delaying its decision. In an open letter to staff, Vincent de Rivaz said he regretted the uncertainty for employees, the local community and suppliers to the £18bn Somerset site....

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Briton bags £61million in EuroMillions draw
Июль 30, 2016
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Briton bags £61million in EuroMillions draw

THE next Euromillions winner will be a Briton after it was revealed a UK ticket holder scooped the £61.1million jackpot. National Lottery announced the winner matched all seven numbers to grab the mammoth sum. The winning numbers were 01, 21, 26, 40, and 50. The lucky star numbers are 02 and 04. The jackpot, a total of...

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Former Marine killed in French alps climbing tragedy had recently become engaged
Июль 30, 2016
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Former Marine killed in French alps climbing tragedy had recently become engaged

A FORMER Royal Marine who had recently become engaged has been killed in a climbing accident in the French Alps. Ex-Servicman Duncan Potts died on Wednesday as he climbed the Dent du Geant mountain in the Mont Blanc range near Chamonix. He left the Royal Marines last month and recently became engaged to equine vet April Lawson,...

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REVEALED: Russia spy planes in Britain’s skies… and UK Government is ASSISTING the jets
Июль 30, 2016
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REVEALED: Russia spy planes in Britain’s skies… and UK Government is ASSISTING the jets

VLADIMIR PUTIN'S spy planes are flying over the skies of Britain — and the UK Government have welcomed the Russian jets with open arms. And the relationship between the two super powers appears to be so cosy, that the UK air force personnel will be aboard the spy planes. Russian airmen have been given the green light...

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Turkey’s Erdogan to drop lawsuits against people who insulted him
Июль 30, 2016
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Turkey’s Erdogan to drop lawsuits against people who insulted him

Turkey's president has said he is withdrawing all lawsuits against people charged with insulting him. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was inspired by the feelings of unity in the wake of the recent failed coup. But he also stepped up his attacks on nations criticising his crackdown in the wake of the coup attempt, telling them...

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Do women really go for ‘bad boys’? Here’s the science that settles the question
Июль 30, 2016
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Do women really go for ‘bad boys’? Here’s the science that settles the question

“Nice guys finish last” is one of the most widely believed maxims of dating. Fleshed out, the idea goes something like this: heterosexual women might say they want nice characteristics in a partner, but in reality what they want is the challenge that comes with dating a “bad boy”. This idea is so...

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Predicting the Future: Here’s What Our Homes May Be Like in 100 Years
Июль 30, 2016
Culture

Predicting the Future: Here’s What Our Homes May Be Like in 100 Years

Samsung SmartThings has released its “Future Living Report,” a forecast of the next 100 years. Among its many predictions are “smart homes,” undersea cities, “synthetic telepathy,” and 3D-printed gourmet meals. TIME AND AGAIN Forecasting the future has been one of humankind’s favorite...

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Syria conflict: ‘Families leave’ besieged Aleppo
Июль 30, 2016
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Syria conflict: ‘Families leave’ besieged Aleppo

Dozens of families have left besieged eastern areas of the city of Aleppo along a humanitarian corridor, Syrian state media says. The civilians boarded buses and were taken to temporary shelters, state news agency Sana said. Some rebels had also surrendered to government forces, the report said. Russia, an ally of the Syrian...

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Man Builds Gorgeous Custom House In 700 Year Old Cave
Июль 30, 2016
Culture

Man Builds Gorgeous Custom House In 700 Year Old Cave

By this point we’ve all seen a number of remarkable alternative living structures. Whether it be something as innovative as an earthship, or as minimizing as a tiny home, there are more and more people stepping away from traditional living. Despite this seeming trend, I doubt you’ve ever seen a space quite like the...

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