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Chelsea Manning's prison sentence commuted by Barack Obama

The Guardian 317 sources

The whistleblower, who has been imprisoned for six years for leaking state secrets, is now set to go free on 17 May

EE fined £2,700,000 for overcharging customers

Metro.co.uk 20 sources

Mobile phone company EE has been fined £2.7 million by Ofcom for overcharging tens of thousands of customers.

Brexit: May’s threat to Europe: 'no deal for Britain is better than a bad deal'

The Guardian 578 sources

Prime minister gives tough speech outlining government’s 12 priorities for Brexit negotiations as EU leaders warn that country is heading for ‘hard Brexit’

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Former US President George Bush Sr hospitalised in Houston

Mirror Online 62 sources

The 92-year-old is in a stable condition, according to his office chief of staff, although it is not yet clear why he was taken to hospital


Apple is raising app prices by 33 percent in India; Super Mario Run to soon cost over Rs 800

Apps are about to get much costlier in India because Apple is planning to raise the price of apps on the App Store from Rs 60 per dollar to Rs 80 per dollar.


Asia stocks up as Trump's dollar comment boosts exporters; sterling shines

Reuters / Markets 20 sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stock markets held near three-month highs on Wednesday as investors scooped up exporter shares after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump expressed concerns over a stronger dollar.


BAT strikes it lucky with $49bn Reynolds takeover

The Times / News 116 sources

British American Tobacco has agreed terms on a $49.4 billion deal to take control of Reynolds American in a move expected to ignite further consolidation in the industry. Analysts predicted yesterday that the tie-up could hasten a merger…

Mark Zuckerberg dismisses VR allegations

BBC / Technology 61 sources

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared in court on Tuesday - suited, booted and apparently unfazed by accusations his company stole innovative virtual reality technology. A day’s worth of questioning in the Dallas courtroom yielded few…


Federal Trade Commission Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Qualcomm

The Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm, alleging the chip maker engaged in unlawful tactics to maintain its monopoly on a semiconductor device used in cellphones.


Zuckerberg Wanted to Spend $2B on Oculus 'In a Moment's Notice,' Lawsuit Shows

Amid pressure to leapfrog over Apple and Google, Facebook pushed to buy virtual reality firm Oculus "in a moment's notice," in 2014, emails revealed.

Putin Rejects Trump Dossier Allegations

The Russian leader denies his country’s intelligence services would have collected compromising information on the real-estate magnate during visits to Moscow.


European Parliament chooses new chief

BBC / Europe 47 sources

Italian conservative wins after his EPP group allies with liberals to counter rising populism.

Chelsea Manning has her sentence shortened by President Obama

WalesOnline 317 sources

Manning has been serving her prison sentence at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas


Former Apprentice candidate Summer Zervos files defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump

The Independent 95 sources

Ms Zervos first spoke about Mr Trump's alleged inappropriate behaviour last year Former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos has filed a defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump, accusing him of failing to admit the truth about his alleged…


Italian conservative Tajani is new EU parliament speaker amid surging eurocepticism

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Antonio Tajani of Italy was elected president of the European Parliament on Tuesday, consolidating a conservative grip on key EU institutions as the mainstream right and left struggle to unite against insurgent…


Vladimir Putin Says People Smearing Donald Trump Are ‘Worse Than Prostitutes’

TIME / World 151 sources

The Russian leader dismissed recent allegations against the American President-elect as "fake"


China takes the spotlight

Business Insider 49 sources

DAVOS, Switzerland — Three days before Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, a world power with which he has taken an at-times adversarial approach has become the unlikely leader at the world's…

CBO: Repealing Obamacare without replacing could mean 32M would lose insurance

CBS News 125 sources

The nonpartisan budget office release a new estimate of the effects of a GOP-sponsored bill to repeal Obamacare


GM to invest $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing, move axle work from Mexico

Autonews.com 199 sources

General Motors today said it would invest $1 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations to create or retain 1,500 jobs in this country.

Tuesday, Jan 17

PM May indicates Britain will seek "hard Brexit" in EU talks

Reuters 132 sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it "half in, half out" of the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday in a speech setting out her priorities for divorce talks which indicates she is prepared to…

UK inflation rate jumps to 1.6%

BBC / Business 37 sources

Inflation hit its highest rate since July 2014 last month as food prices and air fares rose.

'Right deal for Britain' Theresa May to finally unveil Brexit plan TODAY in keynote speech

Daily Express 66 sources

THERESA May will today promise a clean break with Brussels to build a "Global Britain" free to forge trading links around the world.

Theresa May Confirms UK Will Quit Single Market As She Sets Out Her Brexit Goals

Huffington Post UK 533 sources

Theresa May today confirmed the UK will be leaving the Single Market as she set out her vision for Brexit.

Monday, Jan 16

Top eight richest men worth more than HALF of the world's population

Mirror Online 158 sources

An analysis by Oxfam finds the eight multibillionaires have a combined fortune of $426billion

Border tariff fears as UK edges towards hard Brexit

The Irish Times 108 sources

Theresa May expected to say Britain prepared to exit single market and customs union

March election after NI government collapses

Sky News / US News 70 sources

An early election is due to be held in Northern Ireland on March 2 after the collapse of the government, Sky sources say.

Donald Trump declares Brexit as ‘great thing’ and pledges a rapid trade agreement

The President-elect spoke in glowing terms of his 'love' for the UK and of his plans to invite Theresa May to the White House, during an interview with former cabinet minister Michael Gove.

Sunday, Jan 15

PM to reveal 'global Britain' Brexit plan

BBC 31 sources

Theresa May's upcoming speech is expected to give the most detailed insight yet into the government's negotiation strategy.

Theresa May 'to say UK is ready to leave single market'

ITV / News 108 sources

Theresa May is expected to say the UK is prepared to leave the single market, the customs union and the European Court of Justice this week.

Kremlin looks to Reykjavik for Putin-Trump summit

Moscow eager to seize opportunity to repair ties damaged by Ukraine and Syria crises

Saturday, Jan 14

US Congress takes big step to Obamacare repeal

BBC.com 118 sources

The US Congress approves a plan to begin demolishing Obamacare, but questions remain about a replacement.

John Lewis: Trump slammed for attack on rights icon

BBC.com 179 sources

Twitter users rally round a veteran US rights activist caught up in a row with the president-elect.

Donald Trump suggests he may drop Russia sanctions if Moscow 'is helpful'

The Guardian 118 sources

President-elect also hints that Beijing will need to show good faith on trade practices for him to commit to ‘One China’ policy

Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch

TechCrunch 333 sources

Moments after Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé finishes his presentation, another exec takes the stage to announce how things will go. The room is broken up into different sections, each following a staff member with Mario…

Friday, Jan 13

Jeremy Corbyn Facing UKIP By-Election Threat As Labour MP Tristram Hunt Quits

Huffington Post UK 48 sources

Labour MP Tristram Hunt is set to quit Parliament and trigger a fresh by-election headache for Jeremy Corbyn.

UK authorities want details of US investigation into Fiat Chrysler emissions tests

US carmaker is under investigation for allegedly using a hidden software to cheat emission tests.

Obama quotes Yeats as he surprises tearful Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Independent.ie / News 259 sources

US President Barack Obama surprised Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday by awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction in an emotional White House ceremony that celebrated their partnership over eight years in office.

Nintendo Switch: All the details you've been waiting for - CNET

CNET 299 sources

Nintendo just lifted the lid on everything we wanted to know about the Nintendo Switch. Here's where to find details on price, games and all the extras.