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Days out for murderer who won’t say where he hid Helen McCourt

Days out for murderer who won’t say where he hid Helen McCourt despite campaign to stop killers being freed without saying where they have hidden their victims’ bodies Ian Simms received a life sentence for murdering insurance clerk Helen McCourt He stayed silent about whereabouts of 22-year-old’s remains over the decades But now the victim’s mother said the killer is […]

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Train mayhem sees rail trips fall by 23m in just one year

Train mayhem sees rail trips fall by 23m in just one year – the biggest slump since privatisation in the 1990s Surging fares, incessant engineering works and strikes makes trains unpopular Fell from 1.729 billion journeys in 2016/17 to 1.706 billion in 2017/18, to March New timetable in May that left many stranded was the final straw for thousands Passengers […]

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Malaysia wants restitution from Wall St over 1MDB scandal

Hong Kong: Goldman Sachs once made a lot of money in Malaysia. Now Malaysia wants some of it back. The Malaysian government intends to seek restitution from Wall Street bank, its new finance minister said this week, as it moves to resolve a huge scandal that led to the disappearance of billions of dollars and helped put the country deeply in debt. […]

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More PC killjoys have banned 'offensive' St George flags

Councils, shop staff and cabbies were ordered to remove St George symbols as the World Cup kicked off. The Royal Mail had previously banned its 125,000 posties from displaying England flags. But they faced a backlash from patriotic supporters, councillors and Prime Minister Theresa May. Among the many enforcing a ban were a Tesco in Hyde, Greater Manchester, which barred […]

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US attorney-general cites Bible in defence of tough immigration policy

Washington: US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions has used a Bible verse to defend his department's policy of prosecuting everyone who crosses the border from Mexico, suggesting that God supports the government in separating immigrant parents from their children. "I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the […]

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