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Preparing for MURDER: Bomber caught on 'CCTV buying bomb rucksack at Arndale for attack'

Abedi is seen withdrawing £250 from a cash machine before walking into Manchester’s Arndale Centre – three days before the Manchester explosion, which killed 22 people and injured 119 others.  He is then seen buying a blue rucksack and walking out of the store. Images released earlier show a blue rucksack strewn across the floor near where the detonation took ...

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Left-wing council bosses splurge £44,000 on French Riviera jolly to ‘attract investment'

The bill hit a stunning £43,972.44 as two councillors and three bosses at Haringey Council in north London jetted out on the three-day “jolly” to glitzy tourist resort Cannes.  The controversial Labour-ruled authority sent Cllr Alan Strickland and Cllr Joe Goldberg as well as top officers Lyn Garner, Daniel Hawthorn and Helen Fisher on the sun-soaked junket.  Cllr Goldberg stayed ...

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'It's your fault!' Fallon berated for not protecting Britain after Manchester bombing

Jon Snow rounded on the Tory Minister on Wednesday evening, after Theresa May announced armed forces would be taking to the streets in ‘Operation Temperer’ as the terror threat level in the UK was raised to critical after the Manchester bombing.  The journalist said: “You’re having to do this because of the cuts your government and governments before you have ...

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Hunt for Manchester ISIS cell which 'helped mastermind' attack that left 22 dead after Ariana Grande concert

Police in Manchester are hunting an ‘ISIS cell’ after bomber Salman Abedi blew himself to pieces at the city’s arena, killing 22. Officers believe the 22-year-old suicide bomber was part of a bigger terrorist network, with potential ties to Syria, Libya or elsewhere. It is claimed he had links to an Islamic State cell that operated within Manchester, with fears ...

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Bungling school leaves terrified pupils in tears after telling kids they were being taken from parents in 'role play'

A primary school told terrified kids they were being taken from their parents as part of a mass evacuation in a bungled role play exercise about refugees. Newington CofE Primary School in Sittingbourne, Kent, has apologised after setting up the fake scenario to raise awareness of the plight of people forced from their homes. Youngsters were only told the announcement ...

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Manchester bomber Salman Abedi visited Germany's 'radical Islam hotbed' four days before blowing up 22 victims

Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi was in the city of Dusseldorf – Germany’s radical Islam hotbed – four days before killing himself and 22 innocent victims. And intelligence authorities have also discovered the ISIS disciple visited the banking metropolis of Frankfurt in 2015 – also home to a number of jihadists under the microscope of spies. German security sources said ...

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Deputy headteacher gave porn star nicknames to pupils including 'Buster F***salot' and 'Dirk Peachybutt'

A deputy headteacher gave ‘porn star nicknames’ including ‘Buster F***salot’ and ‘Dirk Peachybutt’ to sixth-form pupils at a leaving assembly as horrified colleagues watched on. Graeme Cowie read out a list of offensive names he found on the internet and gave one girl who had suffered a brain injury an offensive nickname related to oral sex. Cowie broke down in ...

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May to challenge Trump over intelligence leaks as police hunt bomb-maker

By Andy Bruce | MANCHESTER, England MANCHESTER, England British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise concerns with Donald Trump on Thursday about U.S. leaks of intelligence on the suicide bombing in Manchester that police fear could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large. After the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, police are hunting for accomplices ...

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The 25 coolest tech companies in Israel

Tel Aviv.REUTER/ Nir Elias Israel continues to produce an impressive number of highly successful tech companies for a country with a population of just 9 million people.  The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as “Startup Nation” thanks to the sheer number of entrepreneurs building businesses there, particularly in cities like Tel Aviv.  Multinational tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all ...

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European stocks are treading water ahead of OPEC's latest meeting

File photo of a worker walking past a pump jack on an oil field owned by Bashneft, Bashkortostan Thomson Reuters LONDON — European stocks are broadly flat on Thursday morning as market participants brace themselves for the latest meeting of the oil producers cartel, OPEC. Most analysts expect the cartel to extend production cuts for another six to nine months ...

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