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Abramovich named on 'hostile' list of oligarchs

Vladimir Putin has described a list of Russian oligarchs and politicians published by the US as a “hostile step” that would “complicate” relations. Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich is one of 96 oligarchs on the roster of those to have flourished under the Russian President’s regime, alongside major Arsenal …

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Brexit paper 'leaked to undermine EU exit'

An assessment of the likely impact of various Brexit scenarios was leaked to undermine the exit talks, a Government minister has claimed. The study, obtained by BuzzFeed News, found the country would be worse off under every Brexit scenario modelled, with the much-vaunted benefits of new trade deals predicted …

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VW employee takes blame for exhaust test on monkeys

Volkswagen has suspended its public relations chief – at his own request – as it investigates experiments that saw monkeys exposed to diesel exhaust fumes. The company said its head of external relations and sustainability, Dr Thomas Steg, had stepped away from his duties and taken “full responsibility”. VW …

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'Too worried to sleep'

The universal credit system will leave around one million working people exposed to benefits sanctions for the first time, the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told.Dr David Webster, from the University of Glasgow, estimates that up to 350,000 people a year are currently facing benefits sanctions in the …

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Any Brexit deal will hit UK economy – government paper

The UK economy will grow more slowly outside the European Union, no matter what deal is struck with Brussels, a leaked government document suggests.The BuzzFeed News website reports the Whitehall analysis found growth over the next 15 years could be up to 8% lower than if the UK stayed …

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Domino's Pizza raises annual profit guidance

Domino’s Pizza has raised its annual profit forecast following a stronger rise in sales than it had expected during its fourth quarter. The pizza delivery chain said new store openings in the UK and slightly weaker investment than had been planned helped offset the impact of discounting in the …

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India ride-sharing firm Ola to enter Australia

India’s ride-sharing company Ola is entering the Australian market in what will be the firm’s first international venture. It plans to first launch in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and says it will soon start recruiting drivers.The Australian taxi-hailing app industry is dominated by Uber – Ola’s biggest rival in …

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HullCoin: The social experiment that's rewarding good deeds

A city in the north of England is setting up a new currency which rewards people who do good acts that benefit society.A smartphone film for BBC World Hacks by Dougal Shaw. Like, Engage, Share.You can read another World Hacks report on a digital currency in Liverpool here. Source: …

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