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Brexit blamed as housing market hits six-year low

Brexit uncertainty has pushed a key measure of the housing market to a six-year low, in keeping with surveyors. The Royal Establishment of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) mentioned its home worth stability – a gauge of whether or not values are extra generally rising or falling – slipped to -11 in November, down from -10 in October. It was the bottom ...

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Russia’s state-of-the-art robotic uncovered as man in costume

Footage of a man-made intelligence robotic that Russian state tv used for example of the nation’s technological prowess has been uncovered as a person carrying a robotic swimsuit. The Rossiya 24 information channel broadcast footage of what it introduced as Boris the dancing, singing robotic at a know-how discussion board for college pupils. However viewers and different journalists noticed some ...

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4 lifeless after Turkish high-speed practice crashes in Ankara

4 folks have been killed and 43 are injured after a Turkish high-speed practice crashed into an overpass in Ankara. The crash was brought on by a collision with an area practice, Ankara Governor Vasip Sahin mentioned. Chatting with reporters on the scene, Mr Sahin mentioned the high-speed practice, which was travelling to the central province ofKonya, had crashed right ...

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Second Canadian man feared detained in China following Huawei CFO’s arrest

A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what seems to be retaliation for Canada’s arrest of Huawei’s chief monetary officer. The attainable arrest raises the stakes in a world dispute that additional threatens relations. Canada’s International Affairs division mentioned that Michael Spavor, an entrepreneur who is among the solely westerners to have met North Korean chief Kim ...

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Hillary Clinton amongst partygoers at billionaire children’ marriage ceremony in India

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton and a bunch of Bollywood’s largest names have been amongst friends because the daughter of India’s richest man received married. Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha, 27, married Anand Piramal, the 33-year-old son of one other multi-billionaire, Ajay Piramal, on Wednesday in a conventional ceremony in Mumbai. Picture: Video confirmed Mrs Clinton dancing with Indian ...

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Almost half of slime toys include unsafe stage of poisonous chemical, analysis finds

Almost half of kids’s slime toys failed the EU security restrict for the presence of a doubtlessly dangerous chemical, analysis discovered. The buyer affiliation Which? examined 13 merchandise from a variety of excessive avenue and on-line retailers. 5 failed the restrict for the chemical component boron in toys, whereas one other product categorized as a putty additionally failed. Boron is ...

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Pound up after Theresa Could wins Tory confidence vote

The pound has reacted positively after Theresa Could noticed off a Tory vote of confidence in her management – however wobbled when the dimensions of her majority grew to become clear. Sterling has had a rocky experience this week amid the rising political disaster over Brexit, with sharp falls first targeted on the delayed parliamentary vote on the PM’s Brexit ...

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British fintech unicorn Revolut wins banking licence

The British fintech start-up Revolut has secured a European banking licence that can pave the way in which for it to launch a complete present account and client lending operation throughout the continent from subsequent yr. Sky Information has learnt that Revolut, which launched three years in the past, will announce on Thursday that it has been granted a banking ...

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Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for 3 years over funds to ladies

Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen is jailed for 3 years over hush cash funds to 2 ladies. He was sentenced in New York for crimes together with tax evasion, mendacity to Congress and arranging illicit funds to silence ladies who threatened Mr Trump’s presidential marketing campaign in 2016. Cohen’s legal professionals argued the defendant must be spared jail after he ...

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