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Heart attack: New ‘wonder drug’ costing a few pence could cut the risk by 40 per cent
HEART attack is a serious medical condition that can be brought on by underlying conditions. Recent research has claimed a four-in-one pill could help slash a person’s risk.
yesterday 20:56
UK weather: Britain to melt in EXTENDED summer as temperatures remain high until October
BRITAIN is set for an extended summer with warm weather predicted to towards the end of September, according to the Met Office.
yesterday 19:53
British boy, 12, dies in holiday swimming tragedy in popular campsite in France

A British youngster has tragically died while on holiday in France.

The 12-year-old boy is believed to have drowned after getting into difficulty while swimming in a lake at a holiday camp in Berny-Rivi re, northern France.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 6.30pm

yesterday 19:05
Serial rapist jailed for 10 years after attacking blind woman, student and schoolgirl

A serial rapist who attacked a vulnerable blind woman has been jailed for 10 years.

Mikey Hoc pounced on his 49-year-old victim in the Moredun area of Edinburgh in May last year.

The ex-boxer struck weeks after being freed on bail for another rape charge.

The 20-year-old was

yesterday 15:56
Going nowhere! Brexit Party has SURVIVED Boris’s Tory surge, says polling expert
THE Brexit Party has not suffered by the surge in support for Boris Johnson’s Tory Prime Minister as the prime minister continues with his strong Brexit stance, according to a top polling guru.
yesterday 15:41
EU to discuss Brazil beef ban over Amazon fires

The EU ought to consider banning Brazilian beef unless it takes action on forest fires, Finland, the holder of the EU presidency, has said.

"The EU and Finland are urgently exploring the possibility of banning imports of Brazilian beef," Mika Lintila, the Finnish finance minister,

yesterday 14:56
Earthquakes today: More than 550 quakes rock California and Nevada in 24 hours
EARTHQUAKES are continuing to rock California, with some also shaking Nevada. More than 550 earthquakes have hit the two states in less than 24 hours.
yesterday 14:38
Widow of Scots cop stabbed to death in Gorbals vows 'we are all here' for family of 'murdered' PC

The widow of a Scots police officer killed in the line of duty said she sympathises with PC Andrew Harper's family after going through a similar tragedy 25 years ago.

Christine Fulton's husband Lewis was stabbed to death in 1994 as he answered an emergency call in the Gorbals

yesterday 13:50
South China Sea: Australia join forces with Vietnam against China as G7 looms
CHINA were put on high alert in the disputed South China Sea region as Australia and Vietnam pledged to team up against Beijing's expansionism ahead of crunch G7 talks.
yesterday 13:35
Le Brexit breakthrough? Europe says 'Nein', 'non', 'no'

LONDON/PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - After sterling soared and some British newspapers roared at a supposed Brexit victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Europe’s power brokers had a more sobering message: the basic divorce deal is not changing.

Three years after the United Kingdom

yesterday 13:02
Revealed: The point at which 'all hope was gone' for Charles and Diana
PRINCESS DIANA and Prince Charles were urged by the Queen and Prince Philip to work on their failing marriage – but 1992 saw a moment when the Prince of Wales gave up all hope for the relationship, according to a royal biographer. 
yesterday 12:32
Brexit REVEALED: Brussels plotting backstop compromise to avoid no deal disaster
EU chiefs are plotting a Brexit compromise to bring an end to the bitter Northern Irish border row, Brussels sources have today revealed.
yesterday 12:32
EU position on Brexit remains unified - Commission

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union remains unified on Brexit, a spokeswoman for the bloc’s executive said on Friday, after reports in some UK newspapers suggested British Prime Minister Boris Johnson might have convinced German and French leaders to change their stance.

yesterday 11:59
August bank holiday traffic - Roads to avoid and the worst times to travel
TRAFFIC over the August bank holiday weekend is expected to be busy. Here are the roads to avoid and the worst times to travel.
yesterday 11:29
Quantum teleportation breakthrough: Next-generation internet now a step closer
QUANTUM TELEPORTATION has made a leap forward in complexity, after scientists successfully teleported three dimensional information for the first time
yesterday 11:29
Corbyn PANIC: Nervy Labour could block general election, reveals polling guru
LABOUR MPs may block a general election before Christmas as a result of leader Jeremy Corbyn’s widespread unpopularity coupled with the boost Boris Johnson has given the Tories since becoming Prime Minister, polling guru Sir John Curtice has said.
yesterday 11:29
Backstop solved: 'Here's the solution' says Brexiteer as she offers 'feasible' alternative
THE Irish backstop can be removed from the Brexit withdrawal agreement as a new report outlines "feasible" alternative solutions to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, Brexiteer MP Suella Braverman claimed.
yesterday 10:26
Center Parcs tragedy: Boy dies after ‘falling ill’ at indoor swimming pool
A BOY has died after “becoming unwell” while swimming in an indoor pool at Center Parcs, as shocked families looked on in horror.
yesterday 10:26
Royal split: Meghan Markle and Harry WON’T join William and Kate at Balmoral after jet row
MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry will not be joining Prince William and Kate at Balmoral, according to a royal source.
yesterday 09:23
'Our house is burning,' Macron says on Amazon fires

French president Emmanuel Macron has pushed the raging fires in Brazil's rainforests onto the G7 summit agenda, describing it as international crisis.

"Our house is burning. Literally. The Amazon rain forest - the lungs which produce 20 percent of our planet's oxygen - are on fire. It is

yesterday 08:38
Young mums shattered by family suicides say 'we need to stop this epidemic before it gets any worse'

Three young mums whose lives were shattered by suicide are encouraging others to talk about mental health as they fight for better support for their little ones’ futures.

Natalie Fraser, 29, Naomi Foster Aiton, 27, and Shannon Brown, 24, are all raising baby daughters after losing those

yesterday 05:26
Police probe launched in Springburn after body found in stairwell of flats

A police investigation is underway after the body of a man was discovered in a stairwell of flats in the Springburn area of Glasgow.

The body was found within a block of high-rise flats.

Police are treating the death as unexplained.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said:

yesterday 23:08
Royal heartbreak: ‘Time to step up!’ The tragic moment a princess became a Queen
THE PASSAGE from Princess to Queen is marred by tragedy when it follows the death of a Royal Family member. One Queen has described the heartbreaking moment she ascended the throne.
yesterday 22:53
Boris Johnson punches air in triumph after stubborn EU crumbles in face of no deal Brexit
A JUBILANT Boris Johnson won a surprise Brexit boost today from Emmanuel Macron.
yesterday 22:53
Barcelona tourism alert: Surge in violent street crime sparks travel warnings
HOLIDAYMAKERS are being warned of a crime wave sweeping Spanish tourist hotspot Barcelona with local officials admitting a surge in muggings and robberies involving violence.
2019-08-22 23:50
Baby girl dies after heavily drunk mum lies on top of her

A baby girl died after her heavily drunk mum lay on top of her, an inquest heard.

Four-month-olf Mija Krupaityte was found reportedly lifeless on a sofa by worried lodgers sharing a home with her parents on October 14 last year.

Emergency services raced to the property in Walton,

2019-08-22 23:02
Meghan shares heartfelt message after secret visit to London bakery - ‘Icing on the cake’
MEGHAN MARKLE has shared a series of heartfelt messages on social media to inspire young women following her visit to a London bakery earlier this year.
2019-08-22 22:47
Iceland are looking for burger experts - here's how to apply

A national supermarket chain is offering punters the chance to eat burgers - and get paid for the pleasure.

To celebrate National Burger Day , Iceland has opened applications to be the company’s Chief Burger Advisor.

Successful applicants will be given the difficult task of tasting

2019-08-22 21:59
Iceland are looking for burger experts - here's how to apply

A national supermarket chain is offering punters the chance to eat burgers - and get paid for the pleasure.

To celebrate National Burger Day , Iceland has opened applications to be the company’s Chief Burger Advisor.

Successful applicants will be given the difficult task of tasting

2019-08-22 21:59
Amazon rainforest fires: Why NASA fears new wildfires will 'accelerate warming' of climate
RAINFOREST fires in the Amazon have reached record levels, officials have claimed, as space agency NASA warns of forest fires accelerating the effects of climate change.
2019-08-22 21:44
Daily News
Teenagers charged with murder after Great Britain athlete knocked off bike

Three teenagers have been charged with the murder of a former Great Britain athlete after knocking him off a bike.

Amrou Greenidge, 18, was left with fatal injuries after he was hit by a car in Fulham, south west London, on Sunday August 18.

He had been riding on his bicycle when he

yesterday 21:59
Ashes workload bowls Jofra Archer over as Australia leave England with mountain to climb
England face an uphill battle to mount an Ashes fightback and stop the urn going back to Australia.
yesterday 21:59
How to get a flat stomach: Cutting out this food from your diet can achieve washboard abs
HOW TO get a flat is a question on the minds of many looking to slim down. Dieting and exercise helps, but certain foods could be causing you to bloat and ruining any chances of a flat stomach.
yesterday 21:59
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are nothing but divas, as William shows, says CAROLE MALONE
IF the rumours are true and Wills and Harry aren’t on good terms, then his and Kate’s £73 Flybe flights from Norwich to Aberdeen won’t have helped heal the rift.
yesterday 21:59
Dover migrant crossings: Boris's firm message to illegal immigrants 'We'll send you back!'
BORIS Johnson today warned migrants thinking about crossing the Channel to sneak into Britain: “We will send you back”.
yesterday 21:59
Stomach bloating: Eating this fruit makes it worse - causes trapped wind
STOMACH bloating is a reality for most. The stomach bloating can often cause pain and discomfort. A certain fruit could make symptoms worse as it traps wind in the belly. What is it?
yesterday 21:59
Daniel Hannan snaps after Brexit point sparks groans – 'Some Remainers in the audience'
DANIEL HANNAN brilliantly responded to groans by spectators as he talked up the Prime Minister’s Brexit success so far, by pointing out there were “some Remainers in the audience”.
yesterday 21:59
Science breakthrough after researchers major discovery could lead to unhackable internet
AN UNHACKABLE internet could be on the horizon after scientists managed to transfer complex information through complicated quantum systems.
yesterday 21:59
Meghan Markle news: How Meghan had ‘no choice’ on private jet after couple's ‘obsessions’
MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry landed themselves in hot water this week after it emerged they were flying private jets to lavish holiday destination, despite being vocal about wanting to fight global warming.
yesterday 21:59
Abbott stunned by Hannan in brutal Brexit clash – 'Didn't say that at the last election!'
LABOUR'S shadow home secretary Diane Abbott was blasted by Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan after the frontbencher claimed she had always maintained a clear position on Brexit.
yesterday 21:59
National Lottery EuroMillions results: Winning numbers for Friday August 23

The National Lottery EuroMillions draw results are in.

Grab your tickets and check if you can finally buy that house and car you've always dreamed of.

Tonight's jackpot sits at a huge £91million.

There will also be one guaranteed UK millionaire thanks to the

yesterday 21:11
New ferry linking Scotland and the Netherlands set to launch later this year

A new ferry linking Scotland with the Netherlands could be launched as soon as October.

Sailings to Europe, which would depart from Rosyth , Fife , were announced by the director of the company seeking to establish the route - and have been welcomed by politicians and locals alike.

yesterday 21:11
DJ George Bowie tweets daughter’s Bits ’n’ Pieces tattoo gaffe after tribute to dad goes wrong

We all love a tattoo gaffe, especially from Scots who are on holiday , and even better if it’s the daughter of a living legend.

DJ George Bowie wasn’t slow is hilariously shaming his daughter, Lauryn, 18, on Twitter after she decided to get a Bits ’n’ Pieces tattoo in tribute to

yesterday 21:11
Germany warns UK it ‘may stop sending food after no-deal Brexit’

Germany has warned food shipments to the UK may be halted to avoid border queues in the event of a no-deal Brexit, it has been reported.

The warning is believed to have been issued during recent talks between agricultural officials and the Foreign Office.

According to Buzzfeed, a

yesterday 20:56
Bank holiday travel chaos as ‘mums with prams forced to walk down train tracks’

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Hundreds of passengers travelling across London have been forced to get off trains and walk down dark tracks following a power failure.

Commuters told

yesterday 20:56
South China Sea: Australia vows to crush Beijing’s militarisation of contested waters
AUSTRALIA has teamed up with Vietnam to restrict Beijing’s militarisation of the South China Sea as more Asian nations come forward to phase the aggressive power nation out of the highly territorial waters.
yesterday 20:56
NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this incredible picture of a dying star that confused astronomers who first encountered it.
yesterday 20:56
Sleeping: Five summer sleep tips for the heatwave to ensure a good night’s rest
SLEEP is one of the cornerstones of health and is as vital to one’s wellbeing as food and water. However with temperatures set to soar this bank holiday what are five of the best tips for getting a good night’s rest?
yesterday 20:56
Latest news from Great Britain
yesterday 21:11 National Lottery EuroMillions results: Winning numbers for Friday August 23
yesterday 21:11 New ferry linking Scotland and the Netherlands set to launch later this year
yesterday 21:11 DJ George Bowie tweets daughter’s Bits ’n’ Pieces tattoo gaffe after tribute to dad goes wrong
yesterday 20:56 Germany warns UK it ‘may stop sending food after no-deal Brexit’
yesterday 20:56 Bank holiday travel chaos as ‘mums with prams forced to walk down train tracks’
yesterday 20:56 South China Sea: Australia vows to crush Beijing’s militarisation of contested waters
yesterday 20:56 NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers
yesterday 20:56 Sleeping: Five summer sleep tips for the heatwave to ensure a good night’s rest
yesterday 20:56 Heart attack: New ‘wonder drug’ costing a few pence could cut the risk by 40 per cent
yesterday 20:23 UK economy headed for stagnation in third quarter - BoE's Carney
yesterday 20:11 Holiday firm 'shocked and saddened' after East Yorkshire boy drowns in lake in France
yesterday 20:08 Rangers announce Ibrox sections closed for Legia showdown as Union Bears set to miss out
yesterday 20:08 SNP deputy leader lays out plan to slash £7bn from deficit after independence
yesterday 20:08 Dog owner 'in tears' after meat spiked with needle left in her Clydebank garden
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Holiday chaos on cards as British Airways pilots to strike on three days in September
yesterday 19:53 British travellers warned of stricter checks in Hong Kong airport amid protests
yesterday 19:53 Aston Villa vs Everton LIVE: Confirmed team news as Tyrone Mings goes down during warm-up
yesterday 19:53 Two headed mutant cow stuns Argentina in ‘one of the world’s most unique cases’
yesterday 19:53 Royal feud: Kate and William ‘hitting back’ at Meghan Markle and Harry with budget flight
yesterday 19:53 Patsy Palmer health: ‘I told myself to be brave’ EastEnders star’s 'shock' ordeal
yesterday 19:53 Weight loss: Jimmy Carr followed one simple diet rule to achieve amazing transformation
yesterday 19:53 Brexiteers outline ’shopping list’ of MORE changes to Brexit deal as EU caves on backstop
yesterday 19:53 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin affirms: ‘I WILL finish A Song of Ice and Fire’
yesterday 19:53 Prince Andrew and the Queen: How ‘self important’ prince was ‘indulged’ by the Queen
yesterday 19:53 G7 summit: Trump and Marine Le Pen team up to blast 'absurd' plan to block Russia
yesterday 19:53 Prince Harry ‘will definitely’ go to ex girlfriend Cressida Bonas’ wedding - will Meghan?
yesterday 19:53 Royal Family share unseen picture of Queen relaxing with young Prince Charles
yesterday 19:53 Solar eclipse: Another 'Great American Eclipse' is coming - Get ready for solar spectacle
yesterday 19:53 Prince George mocked for taking ballet classes in 'despicable' attack by US TV presenter
yesterday 19:53 UK weather: Britain to melt in EXTENDED summer as temperatures remain high until October
yesterday 19:50 Men's Football China turn to Sun Wen to fix failing national team
yesterday 19:50 Men's Football Loan starlet Eddie Nketiah scores the winner for Leeds
yesterday 19:50 Protesters demand London Stock Exchange delists mining company
yesterday 19:08 Euromillions results live: Winning Lottery and Thunderball numbers for Friday August 23 draw
yesterday 19:08 Man with knife tied to his jogging bottoms caught outside Hull McDonald's
yesterday 19:08 Is this Donald Trump and Boris Johnson graffiti another Banksy in Hull?
yesterday 19:08 Residents in Hull street shocked as '100 kids riot in park'
yesterday 19:05 Martin O'Neill's incredible Celtic admission that convinced Rangers fan Craig Beattie to join the Hoops
yesterday 19:05 Greggs is working on vegan versions of all best selling products
yesterday 19:05 Scots paedo on the run as police warn public not to approach him
yesterday 19:05 Model shares racy photo wearing 'world's tiniest bikini' - and people have thoughts
yesterday 19:05 Model shares racy photo wearing 'world's tiniest bikini' - and people have thoughts
yesterday 19:05 Love Island Anton’s mum sings ‘Razor Rap’ with fans during Silverburn meet and greet
yesterday 19:05 Wrestling star Grado in stitches as dad tells him dog s**t on his face as he slept on sofa
yesterday 19:05 Vile OAP sex beast caught with 500,000 horrific images of children being raped and tortured
yesterday 19:05 British boy, 12, dies in holiday swimming tragedy in popular campsite in France
yesterday 18:50 Boris Johnson warns illegal Channel migrants: ‘We will send you back’
yesterday 18:50 Amazon fires latest news: Thick smoke pours over Peru and Easter regions as fires rage on
Editorials
Instead of romanticising Rue's trauma, Euphoria shows her days stretching out ahead of her: a monotonous Sisyphean struggle with her own psyche.
yesterday 15:59
The billionaire brothers who tried to buy the US presidency.
yesterday 15:59

Germany is “teetering on the edge of a recession”, says Andrew Kenningham of Capital Economics. GDP in Europe’s largest economy fell 0.1% in the second quarter and early signs for this quarter are “ominous”. The downturn has weighed on market sentiment. The Dax index, which contains 30

yesterday 14:56
Like their Brexit-voting compatriots, Scots are recognising that there may indeed be more to life and politics than money. 
yesterday 12:50

Short sellers get a bad press. But if they target a company you invest in, you need to take action quickly.

It’s been a dramatic month for “attacks” by short sellers – investors who profit when share prices fall, rather than rise (see below for how this works). Here in the UK,

yesterday 12:50
Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson both need to do well in Wales to win the next election – yet neither has policies that actually impact Welsh lives. 
yesterday 11:47
Jules Buckley and the Metropole Orkest pay tribute to Nina Simone's life and work with singers Lisa Fischer and Ledisi.
yesterday 10:44
This brave, terse, unsettling novel provides yet more evidence of Levy’s skill.
yesterday 10:44
The best weapon against the far-right president is to hurt the Brazilian economy. 
yesterday 10:44

In today’s Currency Corner, I thought I’d pick a forex combination at random and see where it takes us.

So, for no particular reason, let’s go with the Canadian dollar – aka, the loonie – against the euro.

(The reason the Canadian dollar is known as the “loonie”,

yesterday 10:44
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