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  • Ex-sub postmistress 'wrongly had to repay £16k'

    It will be "robustly defending its position" when the group action questioning the reliability of the system goes to court next year, it added. Mrs Connolly was forced to pay back the money after the computer in the Killeter post office branch showed a ...

    BBC 1 week, 5 days ago
  • No end in sight for O2 data outage

    They could also claim consequential loss due to breach of contract, for example, if they incurred bank charges because they were unable to move their money, or the cost of having to use a payphone. This must be a genuine loss which can be proved with ...

    BBC 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Ex-Hong Kong politician faces jail after bribery conviction in US

    Patrick Ho Chi-ping, 69, was on Tuesday found guilty by a federal jury in New York on seven of eight counts of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and money laundering. He was acquitted on one count of international money laundering. The ...

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Markets turn south again on renewed trade fears

    New York (CNN Business) Investors got a bit of a breather when the markets were closed on Wednesday. But stock trading is back Thursday — along with uncertainty. The Dow was set to plunge 400 points Thursday after the Dow fell nearly 800 points on ...

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • The 17 things car buyers need to do

    In the excitement of buying a new (or used) car it's easy to forget critical details that wind up costing you money. I learned this over more than a decade of buying dozens of test cars for the automotive site Edmunds. No matter how much experience I ...

    Fox News 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Isaac Dogboe: Boxer's struggle from Ghana to the UK and Madison Square Garden

    But if his relentless fighting style is not enough to draw in followers, fans typically gravitate to success. Given Dogboe claimed the British amateur title at lightweight - almost a stone heavier than his current super-bantamweight mark - it would ...

    BBC 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Why is pizza so addictive?

    "That combination, when heated, has enormous appeal," he said. "It's addictive because there is nothing offensive about it. ... There is nothing not to like." DeJournett added, "no matter what the pizza style is, if you have a pizza in the oven, that ...

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Just in time: The 10 best luxury watches of 2018

    Traditional styles have been revamped with modern materials, and crowd-sourcing newcomers provided fresh alternatives to established brands. To that end, as the countdown to the New Year begins, there has never been a better time to buy a quality ...

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Prosecutors: Sex assault was motive for scenic inn killing

    He said about half of the inn's 100 employees live on-site in dorm-style rooms at the property, which is about 30 minutes from surrounding towns. Pendergraft, who's from Asheville about 45 minutes northeast, had been working as a housekeeper at the inn.

    Fox News 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Grace Millane: 'Concern grows' for backpacker missing in New Zealand

    Miss Millane, who graduated from the University of Lincoln in September, had been travelling alone in New Zealand for two weeks, following a six-week group trip through South America. Her brother Michael said: "It was what she wanted - she wanted to ...

    BBC 1 week, 5 days ago
  • The fascinating Atacama Desert of Chile

    Atacama's riches: Northern Chile's windswept Atacama Desert, with its rust-colored rock canyons, snow-capped volcanoes, steaming, gurgling geysers and turquoise sinkhole lakes, is a striking destination. Courtesy Explora. View photos of the stark yet ...

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Tourist killed in Costa Rica suffered 'absolutely violent' death, her father says

    (CNN) The body of a 36-year-old South Florida woman killed while vacationing in Costa Rica showed signs of a violent death, according to her father. "It was a death that was absolutely violent," said Carlos Caicedo, the father of Carla Stefaniak, a US ...

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Best places in Europe to visit: A modern-day Grand Tour

    The Dingle Peninsula, in County Kerry on Ireland's southwest coast, is paradise for those who like their trips active and adventurous. Mount Brandon offers a strenuous hike, rewarding walkers with views over the Atlantic and across the entire peninsula.

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Finding natural riches in the world's driest desert

    ... Operations Support Facility for free, including the control room, laboratories and other areas. Underfoot and overhead, the wonders of this remote corner of the world are endless. Lindsay Lambert Day is a freelance travel and lifestyle writer based ...

    CNN 1 week, 5 days ago
  • One million children face 'Dickensian poverty'

    The government said since 2010, 300,000 fewer children were living in poverty. The charity will be running unofficial food banks over the Christmas period for families it says lack fresh food, suitable clothes and, in some cases, money to pay for heating.

    BBC 1 week, 6 days ago
  • Investor visa scheme halted in money laundering crackdown

    Ministers are halting a "gold-plated" visa scheme offering foreign investors a fast-track to settling in the UK, as part of a crackdown on financial crime. Tier 1 investor visas were introduced in 2008 to encourage rich people from outside the EU to ...

    BBC 1 week, 6 days ago
  • Thieves in Washington steal hundreds of bikes, helmets meant for needy kids

    It was the eighth year the company raised money and built bikes for the community. Organizers are now working with Walmart to try and get replacements for the stolen items by Christmas. “There are little kids throughout Clark County, through different ...

    Fox News 1 week, 6 days ago
  • K-pop's EXP Edition: The world's most controversial 'Korean' band

    What they sing and dance could be in line with K-pop style, but they are created outside the South Korean music industry that produces 'authentic' K-pop." EXP Edition have in recent months been appearing on Korean variety shows, live music programs.

    BBC 1 week, 6 days ago
  • Tourist's killing shakes Costa Rica's reputation as a safe travel destination

    While the US State Department advises "normal precautions" -- the lowest level for safety and security risk -- for Americans traveling to Costa Rica, it warns visitors to increase caution in certain neighborhoods, noting violent crimes such as ...

    CNN 1 week, 6 days ago
  • A Christmas miracle? Photographer spots rare white reindeer

    A Norwegian photographer captured a rare sight on Monday: a white reindeer calf seen while he was hiking with friends. The shutterbug, Mads Nordsveen, 24, told the BBC he spotted the extraordinary critter while on a walk with friends in the mountains ...

    Fox News 1 week, 6 days ago