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Law firm acknowledges role in jet sale to dictator's son

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Clifford Chance issues statement after publication of allegations in Private Eye One of the world's leading law firms has been forced to address allegations that it advised on...
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Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Tuesday 18 December

Timeform South Africa SmartPlays: Tuesday 18 December

4 hours ago   |   Betfair

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Fairview on Monday...
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'This cuts across society': how singeli music went from Tanzania to the world

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

With up to 300 beats per minute, singeli could be the world's most frenetic music. In Dar es Salaam, its creators explain how it helps to create a better life On a neon-lit...
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Volkswagen ID electric hatchback 2020: prices, specs and release date

Volkswagen ID electric hatchback 2020: prices, specs and release date

5 hours ago   |   The Week

Description The ID hatchback is expected to hit the showrooms in 2020 Credits Volkswagen Alt Text VW ID hatchback The new car has a 342-mile battery range that's set to rival...
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Nicholas Daniels: British aid should primarily be about investments, not handouts

6 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Nicholas Daniels is a Government relations strategy adviser. He is based in Nairobi and is currently working on a more comprehensive study of fresh ideas for UK aid, to be...
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More than 60 Somali militants killed in air strikes, says US military

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

US Africa Command reveals details of attacks targeting al-Shabab extremists
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Australia captain Tim Paine has sledging spat with Kohli at second Test

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

• Captains clash after pledge to tone down outbursts • Umpire forced to intervene during morning session Australia captain Tim Paine became embroiled in a sledging spat with...
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Opinion: ‘Outbreak culture' can derail effective responses to deadly epidemics

9 hours ago   |   STAT

An outbreak of an infectious disease creates a crucible in which forces are melded in an intense, high-stakes, pressure-filled environment. The situation is volatile...
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Is there still time to post internationally before Christmas?

Is there still time to post internationally before Christmas?

9 hours ago   |   Metro

( People in the UK who have yet to send out their Christmas post still have some time left as long as they're posting by 1st class, but if you plan to still send something...
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Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa

11 hours ago   |   New Scientist

We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent
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Ireland star Iain Henderson a major doubt for Six Nations after undergoing...

Ireland star Iain Henderson a major doubt for Six Nations after undergoing surgery

IAIN HENDERSON is a major doubt for Ireland's Six Nations campaign. The Ulster lock, 26, had surgery today to repair a torn ligament in his thumb and is expected to be... Read more ...

Dow dumps 400 points, on track for lowest close since April

Dow dumps 400 points, on track for lowest close since April

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 400 points, or 1.68%, and was on track to close at its lowest level since April. Traders were positioning themselves ahead of the Fed's... Read more ...

Real Madrid mean business in training for Club World Cup semi-final

Real Madrid mean business in training for Club World Cup semi-final

After landing in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, Real Madrid took to the training pitch for the first time on Monday ahead of their Club World Cup semi-final. Read more ...

Motoring charges against Conor McGregor are dismissed in court

Motoring charges against Conor McGregor are dismissed in court

The former world champion mixed martial artist was accused of driving without insurance or a licence when he was stopped by gardai in Grove Road, Dublin, on July 10 earlier... Read more ...

British surfer Tom Butler rides 'biggest' wave in the world at 100ft high

British surfer Tom Butler rides 'biggest' wave in the world at 100ft high

Cornish daredevil took on a huge swell at The Nazaré in Portugal estimated to be more than 100ft tall Read more ...

Severe weather warnings issued for heavy rain as towns prepare for flooding

Severe weather warnings issued for heavy rain as towns prepare for flooding

The UK is in for an onslaught of wet weather tomorrow, with a risk of flooding in some parts of England and Wales. According to the Met Office, rain will fall from the early... Read more ...

74 years ago, the Nazis launched their last great western offensive of World...

74 years ago, the Nazis launched their last great western offensive of World War II - here are 13 photos of the Battle of the Bulge

By late 1944, Allied forces had pushed Nazi Germany back in much of Europe, retaking Paris and Rome. US Army intelligence determined that the thick evergreen forest of the... Read more ...

Saturday Night Live did a Brexit sketch and it was incredible

Saturday Night Live did a Brexit sketch and it was incredible

The sketch featured Emmy-winning actress Kate McKinnon as Theresa May, Matt Damon as David Cameron, and a special cameo... Regardless of your political persuasion, the way... Read more ...

F1: Fernando Alonso input welcomed by McLaren drivers Lando Norris and...

F1: Fernando Alonso input welcomed by McLaren drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz

Description Former McLaren F1 driver Fernando Alonso is a two-time world champion Credits Lars Baron/Getty Images Alt Text Fernando Alonso Ferrari announced launch date of... Read more ...

These stunning wedding snaps have been crowned the best in the WORLD

These stunning wedding snaps have been crowned the best in the WORLD

The top 50 wedding photos from around the world have been revealed. The stunning selection includes aerial shots in snow-covered woodland and silhouetted couples in front of a... Read more ...