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McDonald’s customer ‘shaken’ after finding slug in fries delivered by Uber Eats

A "disgusted" customer has been "put off McDonald's for life" after she claims to have discovered a live slug slithering around in her fries. Nyra-Rose Muir had ordered her meal from McDonald's in Dagenham Leisure Park, east London, on Thursday night when she went to take another handful of fries from inside the bag. The […]

Business

Exclusive: ECB policymakers at odds on inflation strategy, hope for September deal – sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European Central Bank (ECB) policymakers are still some way apart on their new inflation strategy but hope to reach an agreement before debating the future of their pandemic-fighting programme in September, sources told Reuters.FILE PHOTO: The European Central Bank (ECB) logo in Frankfurt, Germany, January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiECB rate setters agreed […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: NZ pauses travel bubble with New South Wales, Sydney cases surge

New Zealand has halted its quarantine-free travel bubble with New South Wales as Sydney battles a growing Covid outbreak. The pause takes effect from 11.59pm tonight and is scheduled to last for 72 hours, the Government has just announced. “This decision follows a public health assessment today which determined that while the overall risk to […]

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‘I will stop London!’ Italian PM vows to move Euro 2020 final to Rome over Covid cases

Euro 2020 briefing: June 21 – Wales make last 16 despite Italy loss When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You […]

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Brexit LIVE: Fury as UK forced to obey 300 EU rules – ‘Few countries would agree to this!’

Brexit: ‘We’ve been sold down the river’ says farmer When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any […]

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Australia hits back at ‘flawed’ decision to put Great Barrier Reef on ‘in danger’ list

Australia has reacted angrily to a UN committee recommendation that the Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of world heritage sites that are in danger. The UN Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation committee said the reef should be added to the list due to the effects of climate change. Australia has been […]

Business

Stocks bounce from 4-week lows, dollar pulls back

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Global shares extended their recovery on Tuesday, with Asian markets bouncing from four-weeks lows as investor focus on economic growth partly offset worries about any near-term rise in U.S. interest rates.FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks in front of a stock quotation […]

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UK’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth proves object of curiosity for Russia

The UK’s newest aircraft carrier is proving to be an object of curiosity for Russian military aircraft operating in the increasingly crowded Mediterranean. HMS Queen Elizabeth is on her first deployment and it is also the first time a UK aircraft carrier is supporting live military operations in more than two decades. Speaking from the […]

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Iran’s President-elect refuses to meet Biden and claims missile programme ‘non-negotiable’

Tehran: Fire burns at oil refinery in Iranian capital When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any […]

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Auckland CBD overdose: ESR testing seized substance, patients recovering in hospital

The drug behind a public overdose in downtown Auckland yesterday is now being forensically examined by government scientists. Police have this morning confirmed the seized substance that caused three people to overdose outside Auckland’s SkyCity yesterday morning has been sent to ESR for testing, a police media spokesperson said. Meanwhile the three people – two […]