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British PM May says will stop companies abusing pension schemes

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would clamp down on bosses who try to “line their own pockets” while not protecting workers’ pensions, after the collapse of outsourcer Carillion with a 900-million-pound hole in its pension scheme. Writing in Sunday’s Observer newspaper, the Prime Minister said private companies could help deliver better public services, but the ...

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Grand National champion loses photos in car park fire

Grand National winning jockey Bob Champion lost a lifetime of photos in a major fire at a Liverpool car park, he has revealed. The 69-year-old said his car was one of 1,400 vehicles destroyed in the blaze at the multi-storey next to the Liverpool Echo Arena on 31 December. Champion said he had photos in the car ready to take ...

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Macron reveals THIS Brexit negotiation tactic is 'the best way to DISMANTLE the EU'

Emmanuel Macron has claimed that the “best way to dismantle the EU” was for Britain to negotiate with countries one-by-one during the trade talks. The French president admitted the EU elite in Brussels was desperately trying to keep the appearance of unity during Brexit talks.  European Council leader Donald Tusk and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker have previously voiced concern that the ...

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Jacob Rees-Mogg offers SUPERB challenge to Remoaner peers plotting to THWART Brexit

The prominent Brexiteer and Conservative MPs has joined calls for significant reforms to the House of Lords after a series of threats from Remoaner peers to attempt to make significant changes to Brexit bill. Having already urged Prime Minister Theresa May to flood the House of Lords with 200 new peers who are willing to force the bill through the ...

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Three sick dogs dumped 'thin and freezing' in Brighton die

Three puppies have died and one is being treated by vets after they were found “dumped in freezing conditions” just metres from an animal centre. The RSPCA is investigating after the four dogs were discovered close to one of its centres in Brighton at 21:00 GMT on Wednesday. Passers-by found one collie puppy and two lurchers “thin and shivering” in ...

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Eerie footage shows urban explorer delving into an abandoned care home

Old photographs, wheelchairs and medication, this is all that remains of an eerie abandoned care home. They were encountered by ‘self-styled ‘urban explorer’ Jake Parr on late night visit to the boarded-up building in in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester. His video shows the large detached, building, believed to have once housed the elderly, is in a decrepit state and has been ...

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UK braced for more snow and ice

Weather UK braces for more snow and ice Met Office issues warnings for large parts of the UK after coldest night for almost two years Elizabeth Lewin, 10, in a snow tunnel near Newby Head Farm in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA More snow is on the way to the UK after the coldest night for almost ...

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Police target drivers in pensioner hunt

Police looking for a 90-year-old man missing from home for a week have been speaking to drivers and shoppers in Fraserburgh. William Ritchie was last seen on 12 January and reported missing by concerned neighbours two days later. An operation including search dogs, divers and a police helicopter has so far failed to find any trace of him. Officers looking ...

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Three passengers die in two-car crash near Lasham

Three elderly car passengers died when their vehicle was involved in a crash in Hampshire. They were in a Honda that was in collision with a Hyundai near Lasham on Saturday. A 77-year-old woman from London died at the scene. Two other passengers, an 80-year-old man from London and a man aged 90 from Alton, died later in hospital. The ...

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Rashan Charles death: Met Police officer not facing charges

A police officer will not face prosecution over the death of Rashan Charles. The 20-year-old died on 22 July after being chased into a shop in Dalston, east London, and apprehended by police. A common assault charge against a Met Police officer was considered by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), but it said the “evidential test” had not been not ...

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