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Netflix communications chief sacked over n-word

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The head of communications at Netflix has been dismissed for using racist language during company meetings. The US streaming service released a statement advising that Jonathan Friedland, who had been at the company for seven years, had…

Assassination attempt on new Ethiopian leader kills supporters at peace rally

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Several people were killed when a spectator tried to throw a grenade at Ethiopia's new prime minister during a peace rally attended by tens of thousands of his supporters, organisers said today. An explosion in the capital, Addis Ababa,…

England return to winning ways against South Africa

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. It was all different in Cape Town, although in the end, nothing much changed. It was wet, a poor game but England won it, and it is…

Police scandal over child left in paedophile's home

To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. Senior police officers allowed a 13-year-old boy to spend nearly two hours in the home of a known paedophile and gangster to protect a…

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Donald Trump threatens to impose huge tariff on European cars

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President Trump has threatened to slap crippling import tariffs on cars built in the European Union, pushing America closer to a trade war with the bloc. Mr Trump said yesterday that the US would apply a 20 per cent tariff on car imports…

Boris Becker shrugs off immunity dispute as 'storm in a teacup'

To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. Boris Becker has dismissed the row over his status as a diplomat for the Central African Republic as “a storm in a teacup”. The tennis…

John Leslie acquitted of sexually assaulting woman on her hen night

The former TV presenter John Leslie has been acquitted of sexual assault against a woman on her hen night. It was alleged that he had put his hand down the back of her trousers as they danced at Atik nightclub in Edinburgh a year ago. He…

Clinton's smashing advice on glass ceiling

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When the short question-and-answer session began, a young woman in the audience was first to her feet. She introduced herself to the guest speaker as the president of the university's Philosophical Society and asked for advice for young…

Flights cancelled and delayed as French air workers strike

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. Thousands of Irish holidaymakers face flight delays and cancellations because of another two-day air traffic controller strike in Europe.…

Unexpectedly, banks are suddenly wooing us with better deals

Banks are reducing rates for fixed-rate home loans to attract customers rushing to get a mortgage before interest rates rise. Mortgage brokers say there has been a flurry of activity since Wednesday's vote on interest rates by the Bank of…

French Grand Prix: Changing winds may be key in returning race

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The Circuit Paul Ricard is a mere 45-minute helicopter journey from the homes of most of the Formula One drivers in Monaco. Yet the majority stay near the track, many in their own motorhomes in a secure campsite, as they do for most of the…

Stuart Armstrong to leave Celtic for Southampton in £7m deal

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Stuart Armstrong, the Celtic and Scotland midfielder, was close to joining Southampton last night after the clubs agreed a fee of around £7 million. The 26-year-old was given permission to speak to the Premier League club when it became…

The week in the markets

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. The second anniversary of the Brexit vote has been marked by a series of studies looking at how the UK stock market has performed. UK…

World Cup: England prepared to get physical against Panama

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. World Cup challenges come in many forms, and having won their game of patience against Tunisia, England must now pass their physical…

NHS to open addiction clinic for young online gamers

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. The first centre funded by the NHS for internet and gaming addicts is to open in London. The Centre for Internet Disorders will offer group…

William can mark history with royal tattoo

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The Duke of Cambridge will undertake the first official royal visit to Israel and the West Bank next week, where he faces a number of tricky questions that have nothing to do with Middle East politics, and everything to do with the royal…

Hired gunmen Gary Gleeson and Stephen Dunne discussed shooting in head to be paid

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Two men contracted to carry out a murder for a criminal gang discussed how they needed to aim for “head shots” or they would not get paid, the Special Criminal Court was told. Gary Gleeson, 34, and Stephen Dunne, 39, were arrested and…

The great picnic taste test

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POTATO SALAD. M&S Baby Charlotte Potato Salad (250g), £1.50. A potato salad that actually tastes predominantly of potato. The spring onions add a nice crunch.. Sainsbury's Potato Salad (300g), 75p. The sauce is more like cream than ...

Game of Thrones lovers to marry at the family castle

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. Two screen lovers who met on the set of Game of Thrones are to get married in Aberdeen today. Kit Harington, 31, and Rose Leslie, also 31,…

Friday, Jun 22

World Cup: Neymar caught up in VAR controversy as Brazil leave it late to beat Costa Rica

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. Philippe Coutinho was Brazil's best player and the man who scored the first goal in injury time that cleared their bench in wild…

Murrahem Ince, the man who could topple Erdogan

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If Turkey re-elects President Erdogan on Sunday they will give him huge powers but a former schoolteacher has emerged as an impressive opponent, Hannah Lucinda Smith writes in Izmir. new. CHP supporters wave flags featuring Kemal Ataturk,…

Andy Murray to play at Eastbourne before making Wimbledon decision

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Andy Murray's comeback will continue on the grass courts of Eastbourne's Devonshire Park next week. The three-times grand-slam champion has taken a wild card into the Nature Valley International. Murray, however, is not yet ready to…

World Cup: Raheem Sterling must see this as a challenge

To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. This was the day when the photographers focused on Gareth Southgate's right hand and his right-hand man. Southgate's right hand stayed…

Thursday, Jun 21

Airbus prepares to move business from Britain over Brexit fears

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Engineers conduct a fatigue test on an Airbus A320 wing at Filton, near Bristol. The company employs tens of thousands of people, whose jobs could be at riskMatt Cardy/Getty Images. Shareemailfacebooktwitter ...

Where's all the drama? What the world is asking about Southgate's new breed

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To save your favourite articles so you can find them later, subscribe to one of our packs. Dismiss. “The showbiz is gone,” says Kristof Terreur, a Belgian journalist, as he sits in an empty restaurant near the England camp in Repino, just…

Nato opens door to Trump‑Putin talks

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The head of Nato signalled today that he would not mind if President Trump met Vladimir Putin during his visit to Europe next month. The prospect of a meeting has triggered alarm in Whitehall, fuelling fears over Mr Trump's commitment to…

Alarm about homeowners 2 years in arrears

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Two fifths of mortgage holders in arrears are at least two years behind on repayments, research shows. The number of borrowers in arrears for 720 days or more fell by 309, or 1 per cent, in the year to March but they are still a large…

Wednesday, Jun 20

James Anderson: bowlers need helping hand to stop ODI cricket becoming a farce

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Anderson believes the ICC need to look at ways of restoring the balance between bat and ball in ODI cricket and that whilst huge scoring matches like the one at Trent Bridge yesterday are entertaining for the crowd believes the balance has…

TV review: Murder in Suburbia; The Super Squirrels

Conviction: Murder in Suburbia BBC Two. The Super Squirrels BBC Two. Innocent or guilty? Three simple words that, put together, have provided over-the-fence gossip since, well, whenever fences were invented, and powered every ...

John Connors to run acting masterclasses in Ireland

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A star of the crime drama Love/Hate who claimed that his film career had suffered because he is a Traveller is to run a series of acting masterclasses (Jennifer O'Brien writes). John Connors, 28, who won best actor at this year's Iftas for…

Tougher justice is the best way to stop acid attacks

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Corrosive substance attacks are modern Britain's despicable crime du jour and everyone agrees that something must be done. Having had sulphuric acid hurled in my face on my own doorstep I take a keen interest in anything that could prevent…

Tuesday, Jun 19

Families pay tribute to graffiti artists killed on Brixton railway

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The parents of two young men killed with a friend on a railway line in south London have paid tribute to their “artistic” sons as graffiti appeared around the capital in honour of the trio. The three suspected graffiti artists, nicknamed…

Are you a Hollywood titan whose reputation is in tatters? Better call Michael Sitrick

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“Now. You got a corpse in a car, minus a head, in a garage. Take me to it,” says Winston “I solve problems” Wolfe in one of the most memorable scenes in the movie Pulp Fiction. Wolfe takes one look at the blood-spattered vehicle and comes…

Drivers 'overcharged at fuel pumps by £500m'

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Motorists have been overcharged at fuel pumps by an estimated £500 million in the past three months, research by a campaign group has shown. FairFuel UK said that diesel and petrol should be at least 5p per litre cheaper and that price…

Vice-chancellors must justify big pay packets to Office for Students watchdog

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Universities will have to provide a breakdown of performance criteria set for vice-chancellors and how the terms have been met, under a crackdown on excessive pay. The Office for Students (OFS) watchdog has sent a 17-page guide to…

Monday, Jun 18

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai throws herself into life at Oxford

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Malala Yousafzai’s new life as a student at Oxford University can be revealed for the first time. She went up to Lady Margaret Hall (LMH), Oxford, in October and has thrown herself into undergraduate life.

GE faces big fines over its missing jobs

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France has threatened to fine General Electric for failing to create 1,000 jobs by the end of this year as promised, in an unusual move by Emmanuel Macron's government. A French government spokesman said yesterday that the American…

Battle for Horlicks in India hots up

The battle for control of Glaxosmithkline's Horlicks business in India is warming up with Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Kraft Heinz group preparing to bid. In March Glaxo announced that it was considering a disposal of the business in India where…

Day tipplers left in need of a tonic on the gin train

Day-trippers swept up in Britain's gin renaissance were left with a bitter taste after being “herded like cattle” into hot train carriages on what had been sold to them as a “luxury” trip. Couples spent up to £100 to join the trip sold by…