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Young billionaire freed after being kidnapped by masked men at gunpoint

20 minutes ago   |   Wessexfm

A man described as Africa's youngest billionaire has been freed after being kidnapped by masked men at gunpoint nine days ago.
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Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Full list of CONFIRMED professional dancers

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Full list of CONFIRMED professional dancers

1 hour ago   |   Radio Times   |   2 articles

Strictly Come Dancing has confirmed its list of professional dancers for 2018. There are plenty of new pros and familiar faces - including both Karen and Kevin Clifton - but...
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A surprising taste of Africa in the centre of London

1 hour ago   |   The Courier

The difference could hardly have been starker; on my local river in Strathdevon moorhens are the shyest of birds, lurking close beside the lush bankside margins and...
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Mohammed Dewji: Africa's youngest billionaire 'home safe' after being kidnapped by masked gunman

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

'I thank all my fellow Tanzanians, and everyone around the world for their prayers,' says the 43-year-old tycoon
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Twitter Unmasks Troll Farms

8 hours ago   |   BBC

Millions of Tweets allegedly from state-backed Russian and Iranian groups are released to help researchers examining how social media might have been used to influence the...
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Saudi Arabia wants to build a $500 billion megacity that's 33 times as large as New York City. Now it's on shaky ground after a Saudi journalist's disappearance

Saudi Arabia wants to build a $500 billion megacity that's 33 times as large as New York City. Now it's on shaky ground after a Saudi journalist's disappearance

16 hours ago   |   Tech

Saudi Arabia plans to build a $500 billion megacity that links to Africa via a bridge crossing the Red Sea. The development is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision...
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Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Saturday 20 October

Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Saturday 20 October

19 hours ago   |   Betfair

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Turffontein on Saturday...
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Rhodes wary of ‘wounded' Zimbabwe

Rhodes wary of ‘wounded' Zimbabwe

20 hours ago   |   Cricket365

Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes has warned his charges to expect Zimbabwe to come hard at them in the upcoming bilateral series. Zimbabwe are a side on the rebound, still hurting...
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Wilfried Zaha in contention to make Crystal Palace return against Everton after injury

Wilfried Zaha in contention to make Crystal Palace return against Everton after injury

20 hours ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Wilfried Zaha could feature against Everton at the weekend Wilfried Zaha faces a fitness test ahead of Crystal Palace 's Premier League match against Everton on Sunday. The...
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Only about 30% of the world's population drives on the left side of the road

Only about 30% of the world's population drives on the left side of the road

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It's important to know for travelers which side of the road each country drives on. There are 163 countries and territories that drive on the right and 76 that drive on the...
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Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Full list of CONFIRMED professional dancers

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Full list of CONFIRMED professional dancers

Strictly Come Dancing has confirmed its list of professional dancers for 2018. There are plenty of new pros and familiar faces - including both Karen and Kevin Clifton - but... Read more ...

2018 Champions Day live: All the action from Ascot as Frankie Dettori and...

2018 Champions Day live: All the action from Ascot as Frankie Dettori and John Gosden go on the hunt for more glory

11.00: Strap yourselves in, folks. It's QIPCO British Champions Day, and WHAT a day we have in store at Ascot. There is £4.35m in prize money up for grabs and some of the... Read more ...

Brooks Koepka closes in on golf's world No 1 ranking

Brooks Koepka closes in on golf's world No 1 ranking

Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as the No 1 golfer in the world, shooting a five-under 67 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the... Read more ...

Nadia Essex rushed to hospital after telling pals 'the world would be better...

Nadia Essex rushed to hospital after telling pals 'the world would be better off without me'

The former Celebs Go Dating star made the startling confession on Twitter - blaming Eden Blackman for her thoughts Read more ...

Prince Harry is an officer and a gentleman as he and Meghan lay wreath for...

Prince Harry is an officer and a gentleman as he and Meghan lay wreath for war dead in Sydney

Prince Harry looked quite the officer and the gentleman as he and wife Meghan paid tribute to Australia and New Zealand's war dead. The Duke of Sussex wore his Blues & Royals... Read more ...

Trump welcomes Khashoggi arrests after 18 held as Saudi claims journalist...

Trump welcomes Khashoggi arrests after 18 held as Saudi claims journalist 'died in fistfight' rubbished

The US President said said the Saudi 'explanation' - after admitting to killing Khashoggi for the first time - was credible, but Democrats blasted it as 'insulting'. Read more ...

'Strictly Come Dancing': Alfonso Ribeiro Is a Guest Judge, But What...

'Strictly Come Dancing': Alfonso Ribeiro Is a Guest Judge, But What Qualifies The 'Fresh Prince' Star For The Role?

Everyone remembers Alfonso Riberio as Carlton Banks, the awkward rich cousin from ‘The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air', but now he's taking on a completely different role as a guest... Read more ...

Lewis Hamilton on verge of championship win after Sebastian Vettel hit with...

Lewis Hamilton on verge of championship win after Sebastian Vettel hit with three-place grid penalty

LEWIS HAMILTON was last night handed a massive championship boost after title rival Sebastian Vettel was hit with a three-place grid penalty for ignoring red flags. Hamilton... Read more ...

US Charges Russian For Social Media Midterm Election Meddling

US Charges Russian For Social Media Midterm Election Meddling

On Friday, the Department of Justice unsealed a criminal complaint that claims a 44-year-old woman has been overseeing a secret effort to help Russia exploit US social media to... Read more ...

The DOJ has charged a Russian woman working for a close Putin ally with...

The DOJ has charged a Russian woman working for a close Putin ally with conspiring to interfere in the 2018 midterms

The Department of Justice announced on Friday that it has charged a Russian woman with conspiring to interfere in the 2018 US midterms. The woman, Elena Khusyaynova, is accused... Read more ...