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Drug crime – not worth the risk

Brits abroad urged to consider consequences of drug crime Each year British nationals on holiday are putting themselves at risk of arrest or detention for...

Energy: Petrol prices cut as oil cost falls

Supermarkets have reacted to plunging world oil prices by cutting the cost of fuel to motorists. First, Asda announced it was knocking 2p a litre...

Goldman Sachs/ HSBC/ BASF sued in first US metals price manipulation case

Four major global firms are to appear in a New York court accused of manipulating platinum and palladium prices for eight years. The law...

How China’s shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan

Ever since a civil war split the two sides more than 60 years ago, China has viewed Taiwan as a renegade province that needs...

UK: One in five children ‘obese by 11’

One in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, the latest...

Oil – slumps 4% as OPEC leaves output unchanged

A ‘unilateral decision’ was taken by OPEC not to cut production and to leave the daily output ceiling unchanged at 30 million barrels, despite...

Russia – Saudi Arabia against ‘politicized’ oil prices – Lavrov

Moscow and Riyadh both want to see oil prices react to market forces, and not to geopolitical muscle flexing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov,...

Average UK family just ‘2 weeks away from breadline’ : report

The average UK household is just days away from an emergency situation in the event of sudden financial hardship, according to a new report...

Kim Kardashian commissions ‘artistic’ bum sculpture

Kim Kardashian promoting Fleur Fatale in Melbourne Kim Kardashian has commissioned an "artistic" sculpture of her bottom as a present for Kanye West. The 34-year-old reality...

700,000 new homes under this government

There are now 700,000 more homes in England than in 2009, with the number of empty homes at a 10-year low. New figures out today...

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