UAE pardons British academic Matthew Hedges

November 26, 2018

Matthew Hedges: British academic pardoned by UAE The move follows intense lobbying by the British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, amid an international outcry that left the UAE scrambling to produce evidence to justify claims that Hedges was a spy.

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One in four pubs in UK have closed since financial crisis

November 26, 2018

More staff hired in shrinking pub industry The Office for National Statistics said almost one in four UK pubs have closed in the decade since the financial crisis. Over a longer period, the number of pubs calling time has increased by more than 10,000 since 2001, with the total still in operation falling from 52,500 to 38,815 this year.

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Bookmakers suspend bets on Meghan Markle giving birth to twins

November 26, 2018

Why Prince Harry and Meghan are moving away from William and Kate The proposition is deliciously intriguing. Two brothers torn apart by a divorced American interloper… two sisters-in-law, one dutiful, one showy, whose ill-concealed hostility helps to prise apart the siblings once thought tied together for life by their accident of birth.

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The top 21 Cyber Monday tech deals to scoop up today — from $300 off the Surface Laptop 2 to $400 off a Sony 4K TV

November 26, 2018

Cyber Monday 2018: guide to the best UK deals and offers All the best Cyber Monday dealsAmazon devices – Echos, Kindles and moreTV and AV dealsLaptop, Macbook and computing dealsMobile phone dealsPS4, Xbox, Nintendo dealsHeadphone and audio dealsiPad and tablet dealsCamera and photographyKitchen and Home dealsWearable, watches and Fitness Tech dealsGadgets, clothing, toys, and other deals

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More staff hired in shrinking pub industry

November 26, 2018

One in four pubs in UK have closed since financial crisis The Office for National Statistics said almost one in four UK pubs have closed in the decade since the financial crisis. Over a longer period, the number of pubs calling time has increased by more than 10,000 since 2001, with the total still in operation falling from 52,500 to 38,815 this year.

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Margaret Thatcher eligible to be scientist on new £50 note

November 26, 2018

Margaret Thatcher officially named as contender for face of the new £50 note In its public search for names to feature on the polymer note, the bank said it had received a total of 174,112 nominations, and the the former prime minister is on the list of some 800 eligible names published on Monday.

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