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Man hurt helping Finland attack victims says he is not a hero

Finland Hassan Zubier, British paramedic living in Sweden, says he was stabbed as he tried to help people following incident in Turku <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Hassan Zubier: ‘I did what I was trained for. I did my best and more.’ Photograph: Lehtikuva/Reuters Finland Man hurt helping Finland attack victims says he is not a hero Hassan Zubier, British ...

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Here's the founder of Glassdoor's top tip for aspiring entrepreneurs

Glassdoor’s office. Glassdoor LONDON – Glassdoor, founded in 2007 in San Francisco, has grown from nothing to become the second biggest jobs website in North America and one of the fastest-growing job listing websites in the world. The company, known for its anonymous reviews of companies by staff, employs over 700 people and runs 15 localised sites around the world. ...

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Watch how this astronaut gets covered in fruit juice in zero-gravity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Astronaut Jack Fischer demonstrates what happens when you blow bubbles into a water bottle in zero-gravity. You can follow him on Twitter here.  Produced by Jasper Pickering. Special thanks to Leon Siciliano. Join the conversation about this story » Lire l'article depuis la source

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EU membership by stealth: Britain to be tied to European Court 'in all but in name'

Sir Paul Jenkins, the government’s most senior legal official from 2006 to 2014, said the UK will have no option but to observe EU law if it wanted to retain close trade ties with Brussels. His comments come after Brexit secretary David Davis published the first of a series of papers attempting to clarify the UK’s position. The document said ...

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Billingham shootings: Man charged with supplying drugs

A man arrested in connection with two shootings has been charged with intending to supply drugs. The man, 20, had been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life after a car and house were shot at in Billingham. Cleveland Police said he has instead been charged with three drugs offences. A 19-year-old man arrested on ...

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Gangland boss wants a FACE TRANSPLANT after being 'butchered' in underworld ambush

A butchered crime boss has told associates he is planning to have a £500,000 face transplant after being mutilated in a knife attack. Steven “Bonzo” Daniel has spoken to specialists about travelling to the United States for the complicated procedure. But he is concerned immigration laws may make it difficult for him to enter America. Daniel was mutilated in a ...

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Britain calls on EU to move Brexit talks forward

Reuters Staff 3 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) – Brexit minister David Davis called on the European Union on Sunday to relax its position that the two sides must first make progress on a divorce settlement before moving on to discussing future relations. After a slow start to negotiations to unravel more than 40 years of union, Britain is pressing for ...

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Hedge funds betting on stocks are having their best year since 2009 — but they're still getting smoked by the market

Even though stock hedge funds are having their best year since 2009, they’re still trailing the benchmark S&P 500. Reuters / Brendan McDermid Equity hedge funds are off to their best start to a year since 2009, but they’re still trailing the S&P 500. In a market that’s been largely devoid of price swings, hedge funds have been piling into ...

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'Weird' toe wrestling event returns

New toe wrestling champions have been crowned this weekend after the unusual competition was held in Derbyshire. The World Toe Wrestling Championships, which is like arm wrestling but with feet, was held at Bentley Brook Inn, Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire. Alan “Nasty” Nash won the men’s competition for the 14th time and Rebecca Beech won the women’s title. The championships were ...

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U-boat and merchant shipwrecks given protected status

The wrecks of a World War One U-boat and two merchant ships containing 15 cast iron cannons have been given protected status. The submarine, off the coast of Whitby, sank 40 ships before being bombed in 1918 with the loss of all its crew. It is thought the two vessels, discovered near Chesil Beach, in Dorset, were sunk in the ...

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