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Taxman warns on scams ahead of self-assessment deadline

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteHM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned taxpayers to prepare for a surge in activity by fraudsters. The taxman said it had received almost 900,000 reports over the past year about suspected fraud via phone calls, emails and text message – with cases rising substantially in the run-up […]

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Why 'heartbroken' Stormzy 'cried for an hour' after Glastonbury set

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteStormzy has said his Glastonbury set was “the most difficult thing” he’s ever done. The 26-year-old rapper, who headlined the Somerset festival earlier this year, revealed a tech failure caused his in-ear monitor to stop working – just 20 minutes into his show. He said it left him […]

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Where are the UK's most dangerous new drivers?

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA new study has revealed the UK regions with the most dangerous newly qualified drivers. Over the past year, the North West of England was found to have the highest number of new drivers making “major” mistakes which would see them fail a driving test. Meanwhile, Wales is […]

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Foreign sec defends seeking legal costs from Harry Dunn's family

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteForeign Secretary Dominic Raab has defended the government’s decision to seek legal costs from the family of Harry Dunn, even though it “pains” him. The family of Mr Dunn, a 19-year-old who died in a crash outside RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire in August, are taking legal action against […]

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TripAdvisor suspends reviews of Pizza Express Prince Andrew says he visited

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteTripAdvisor have suspended new reviews for the Pizza Express in Woking which Prince Andrew cited in his interview about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.  Speaking to BBC’s Newsnight programme, the prince claimed he was in Pizza Express on a night he is accused of having […]

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BT and universities cut ties with Andrew after Epstein interview

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteBT and three Australian universities have joined the list of organisations distancing themselves from Prince Andrew after his interview about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.  Telecoms giant BT was a corporate sponsor of the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA), which develops workplace skills. Prince Andrew […]

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Consumer spending slowdown takes fizz out of Fever-Tree

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteFever-Tree has cut its full-year revenue forecasts, blaming the consumer spending slowdown in the UK. The premium mixer drinks specialist, which had previously warned that an exceptionally strong summer in 2018 would be tough to repeat this year, said it continued to see growth across the business. But […]

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Mourinho agrees deal to become Tottenham manager

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Jose Mourinho has agreed a deal to replace Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham’s manager until the end of the 2023 season. Negotiations between the London side and Mourinho’s representatives intensified over the last few days, with talks continuing into Tuesday night. The Portuguese boss had been out of […]

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'Naive and trusting' Grace gave list of fetishes to man on BDSM dating site

20th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Stephen D’Antal in Auckland, New Zealand British backpacker Grace Millane gave a list of her sex fetishes to a man she met on a BDSM dating website, her murder trial has heard. Just months before she was killed during a Tinder date, the university graduate from […]

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UK ticket holder wins £105m EuroMillions jackpot

19th November 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe £105m EuroMillions jackpot has been won by a UK ticket holder. Just over a month after another unnamed UK player claimed a record £170m prize, a similarly life-changing sum has been secured on what is the 25th anniversary of the first National Lottery draw. It is the […]

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