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Cocaine sales ‘to hit record numbers this week’ as punters return to pubs

Cocaine sales are to hit record levels this week as punters return to pubs, it has been claimed. Dealers have been asking customers to book in advance and refusing to make small delivery orders, the Metro reports. David, a salesman from Birmingham, told of his dealer’s demands when he asked if he would be around […]

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Take that! French street renamed ‘rue du Brexit’ after referendum in homage to UK

France being 'too cautious' on vaccines says Hunt 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 time. […]

Business

PayPal Addresses the Growing Cost of Online Fraud with Protection Solution Launch

According to a new study, “The Real Cost of Online Fraud,” conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by PayPal, organizations have been seriously affected in the ability to protect online financial transactions against fraud in the last year. In its survey of 632 individuals familiar with their organizations’ efforts to prevent fraud and active […]

Business

Business confidence hits record high as firms see boost from pent-up demand

Confidence among Britain’s biggest businesses has hit a record high according to new figures published as parts of the economy reopen from lockdown. A quarterly poll by Deloitte of finance directors at leading UK companies showed optimism was at its highest level since the survey was launched 13 years ago. Sentiment has been boosted by […]

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Minnesota police shoot, kill man after traffic stop incident

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — The family of a 20-year-old Minnesota man told a crowd that he was shot by police Sunday before getting back into his car and driving away, then crashing the vehicle several blocks away. The family of Daunte Wright said he was later pronounced dead. Officials from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal […]

Politics

Covid 19 coronavirus: Jacinda Ardern says 86 per cent of frontline workers have had at least one jab, state memorial service for Prince Philip announced

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says 86 per cent of frontline workers have received at least one Covid vaccination jab to date. Ardern faced tough questions at a media update this afternoon with Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins in the wake of news that two new border-related cases hadn’t been vaccinated. More information about the vaccine […]

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Election donations: Māori Party referred to police over $320,000 in undeclared donations

The Māori Party has been referred to police for failing to disclose about $320,000 worth of donations within the required time frame. The Electoral Commission has announced it had referred the Māori Party to police over the failure to disclose large donations from three people or entities – including donations totaling $158,223.72 from former party […]

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Egypt train driver 'not at controls' during deadly crash: Prosecution

CAIRO (AFP) – The driver of a speeding Egyptian train and his assistant had both left the driver’s cabin when it crashed into another train last month, the prosecution service alleged on Sunday (April 11). The prosecutor also alleged that the assistant of the other train, which was stationary, and a track signalman were under […]

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Iran fury: Israel general appears to confirm nuclear attack responsibility – ‘Not hidden’

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 time. The Natanz reactor, Iran’s main uranium enrichment facility, […]

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Iran calls blackout at underground atomic facility 'nuclear terrorism.' Israeli outlets blame an Israeli cyberattack.

Iran blames a Sunday blackout at a nuclear facility on “nuclear terrorism.” The country hasn’t assigned blame, but Israeli media has reported an Israeli cyberattack is responsible. The attack comes as US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is in Israel to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Ali Akbar Salehi, […]