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Woman dying of lung disease ‘caused by mould’ urges action on rogue landlords

The Guardian | 28 Nov 2022

Tenant, who is suing landlord in test case, calls on UK government to back renters in claiming damages A woman with potentially terminal lung disease who claims it was due to being exposed to mould in her rented home has demanded the government empowers victims to take rogue landlords to court and...

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What is in the so-called COVID-19 “vaccines”? Evidence of a Global Crime Against Humanity - Rumble | 26 Nov 2022

David A. Hughes is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Lincoln in the UK. He holds undergraduate and master's degrees from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. from Duke University. Appalled by the Covid era of mass atrocity and the ruling class project to bring about a new dark age of technocratic enslavement, he is...

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FTSE nears 7,500, but fails to pass muster

Belfast Telegraph | 25 Nov 2022

Shares in London’s FTSE index came within touching distance of 7,500 points briefly on Friday but could not muster enough to pass the line, despite oil and tobacco companies doing their best to help out. By the end of the day, the FTSE 100 had gained just 0.3%, a 20-point rise which left it at 7,486.67. The index briefly touched a day high of 7,497...

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Entrapment is the tool of the Western intelligence matrix to criminalise Muslim communities

Middle East Monitor | 25 Nov 2022

There are countless stereotypes and tropes found throughout popular culture, movie productions and social...

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UK searches for Brexit benefits as promised ‘freedoms’ fall away

Eagle-Tribune | 25 Nov 2022

Rishi Sunak faces another delicate Brexit decision after he was asked by senior civil servants to delay a planned “bonfire” of legislation dating from the U.K.’s membership of the European Union. The request by officials to shift the current 2023 deadline to remove 4,000 EU laws from the British statute books by three years is a headache for the...

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COVID-19 Deaths Among Children and Youth Are Extremely Rare: Study

The Epoch Times | 24 Nov 2022

COVID-19 deaths among people under 20 are extremely rare, with most fatalities occurring in children with specific underlying...

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Germany angrily denies claim by Boris Johnson that it wanted Ukraine to quickly lose to Russia when it invaded

Business Insider | 24 Nov 2022

Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, July 7 2022. DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images Germany slammed comments from Boris Johnson about its attitude to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Johnson said on Monday that Germany initially wanted Ukraine to "fold" to get it over quickly. A German spokesman said the remarks were "utter nonsense" and called Johnson...

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Dominic Raab facing ‘series’ of bullying claims from civil servants

The Guardian | 24 Nov 2022

Deputy PM’s former private secretaries reportedly preparing to submit formal complaints UK politics live – latest news updates Dominic Raab is facing multiple fresh complaints from senior civil servants in multiple government departments over allegations of bullying behaviour, according to reports...

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UK's Ofgem says energy bills would hit nearly $5,200 without help

Reuters | 24 Nov 2022

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - British energy regulator Ofgem said its price cap for average household energy bills would rise by about 21% to 4,279 pounds ($5,172) a year from January to the end of March 2023. Households, however, will not pay this amount as Ofgem's price cap has been superseded by a government-backed price guarantee set at 2,500...

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Boris Johnson accuses EU countries of ‘disastrous’ early approach to war

Irish Independent | 24 Nov 2022

Germany accused Boris Johnson of spouting “utter nonsense” yesterday after he claimed Berlin wanted Ukraine to quickly fold to Russia to avoid a protracted conflict. The former British prime minister had accused the European Union’s three most powerful nations of having initially adopted a...

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UK aid to Afghanistan entrenched corruption and injustice, report finds

The Guardian | 24 Nov 2022

Government watchdog says £3.5bn aid in 20 years to 2020 failed to achieve aim of stabilising Afghan government The UK’s £3.5bn aid to Afghanistan between 2000 and 2020 was implicated in corruption and human rights abuses and failed to achieve its primary objective of stabilising the country’s...

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UK provides first helicopters to Ukraine

Technology Org | 23 Nov 2022

Great Britain is ready to provide with a new defense assistance package. This time aid includes helicopters – unarmed models, which are already on their way. RAF helicopter Sea King HAR3 (XZ585). Image credit: Arpingstone via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain The details regarding the provision of new weapons and military equipment by the...

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UK top court rules against Scottish independence vote plan

Moosejaw Today | 23 Nov 2022

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the consent of the British government. The judgment is a setback for the Scottish government’s campaign to break away from the United Kingdom. The top court ruled that the Scottish Parliament “does not have the power...

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Commodity stocks support FTSE 100 ahead of PMI data

Reuters | 23 Nov 2022

Summary Companies Energy, miners lead gainsJohnson Matthey down on lower profitsFTSE 100 up 0.4%, FTSE 250 off 0.3% Nov 23 (Reuters) - Commodity-linked stocks lifted the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, as investors awaited UK's business activity data and the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting minutes that could offer clues on the pace of monetary...

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UN to vote on new tax convention proposed by African states

The Guardian | 23 Nov 2022

Developing nations are hoping to secure greater power over global tax affairs at a critical United Nations vote in New York on Wednesday. If the body’s members vote in favour of a resolution put forward by the African Group of states, it could pave the way toward fresh intergovernmental talks on...

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Tumbling oil price weighs on London’s top stocks

Belfast Telegraph | 21 Nov 2022

Reports that Saudi Arabia and its allies could up oil production helped push down the value of London’s top index on Monday after a lacklustre session of trading. Shares in Shell, BP and Harbour Energy all closed down heavily after a report in the Wall Street Journal sent oil prices down. Opec, the cartel of oil-producing countries, will discuss...

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Sunak says UK will support Kyiv 'until Ukraine has won'

Urdu Point | 19 Nov 2022

Kyiv, Ukraine, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th Nov, 2022 ) :British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Saturday vowed his country would stand by Kyiv's side "until Ukraine has won" during a visit to the Ukrainian capital. "I am here today to say that the UK will continue...