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Prince Harry dead ringer hunted by police for dodgy driveway cleaning scam

A Prince Harry lookalike is wanted by police for scamming people as a fake driveway cleaner. The gang of bogus tradesmen going door to door are ripping off vulnerable residents – with one of them being described as a royal doppelgänger. No snap has been shared by Middlewich Police in Cheshire but the suspected crook […]

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Facebook’s profit surges 101 percent on strong ad sales.

Facebook said on Wednesday that revenue rose 56 percent to $29 billion in the three months ending in June compared with the same period last year, while profits rose 101 percent to $10.4 billion, as the social network continues to benefit from a surge of users spending more time online during the pandemic. Advertising revenue, […]

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Lightning strike injures two women leaving one with blood pouring down her face

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! A woman have been left seriously hurt after being struck by lightning after getting to the summit of Mount Snowdon in north Wales. The Llanberis Mountain Rescue team were called by North Wales Police following the horror incident involving two […]

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Robinhood's meme stock status fuels IPO uncertainty

(Reuters) – Robinhood Markets Inc thrived thanks to the popularity of so-called meme stocks such as GameStop Corp with retail investors. Becoming a meme stock itself comes with trading volatility that is giving pause to some potential investors in its initial public offering.FILE PHOTO: Robinhood logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a […]

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Woman stabbed mum to death in brutal attack before dumping severed head by river

A woman who stabbed her mum to death before chopping up her corpse and disposing of the body parts in bin liners is now subject to a hospital order. Lucy Fox, 39, allegedly killed her mum Judy Fox, 65, in June last year in the kitchen of her home in Shifnal, Shropshire, before being dumped […]

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Investor focus locks on Fed as China rout slows

LONDON (Reuters) – Global equities regained some poise on Wednesday as a storm in Chinese stocks showed signs of easing, while the dollar made modest gains as investors awaited a Federal Reserve meeting.FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleAfter two sessions […]

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‘You’re not nearly as smart as I thought you were!’ Joe Biden slams anti-vaxx Americans

Joe Biden says unvaccinated US citizens are 'not as smart' We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Speaking at a press conference […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: NSW records 177 new cases, four-week lockdown extension confirmed

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed 177 new Covid cases were recorded overnight. It comes as 172 new infections were announced yesterday, making it the worst day since the current outbreak began. Ms Berejiklian has finally confirmed that Greater Sydney will remain under lockdown for an extra month. At the moment, the lockdown is set […]

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Space wars: China unleashes ‘hot core’ laser guns to make hypersonic missiles go faster

China building 100 silos to ‘store missiles’ reveals expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The scientists at a military institute […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Team GB claim six medals on day four following historic swimming and gymnastics success

Team GB added six medals to their Olympic tally on day four of the Tokyo Games, after historic success in the pool and the gymnasium. It is enjoying its best start to an Olympic Games in modern history, securing 13 medals on a Tuesday full of notable achievements. Britain added to Monday’s gold rush, kicked […]