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Daily archives "December 26, 2015"

Boxing Day sales: Millions of bargain-hunters hit shops – BBC News

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Boxing Day sales: Millions of bargain-hunters hit shops
BBC News
Millions of shoppers have hit the Boxing Day sales on high streets across the UK, seeking out the best bargains. The keenest queued from the early hours, with some stores opening their doors from 06:00 GMT. Retailers including Harrods, Liberty, House
Boxing Day sales hope to lure UK shoppers with biggest discounts yetThe Guardian
Shops hoping to take £3.74 billion in Boxing Day salesEvening Standard

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British astronaut Tim Peake dials wrong number from space, says ‘Hello, is … – Business Insider

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Business Insider
British astronaut Tim Peake dials wrong number from space, says 'Hello, is
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He apparently dialled the wrong number and said, "Hello, is this planet Earth?" to a woman on the receiving line who did not know him. He later tweeted an apology and insists it was not a prank call. It's not clear who Peake was trying to reach. I'd
Tim Peake on Twitter: "I'd like to apologise to the lady I just called by Twitter
International Space Station – Latest news updates, pictures, video, reaction Mirror
Tim Peake makes history: First British astronaut to visit space stationCBS News
BizTek Mojo –NASA
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Twitter’s European boss says it has done more to combat online trolls – Business Insider

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Business Insider
Twitter's European boss says it has done more to combat online trolls
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Twitter's most senior employee in Europe has said that its strategy to reduce the amount of abuse on the platform is working. The comments came in a Boxing Day interview with The Independent. Bruce Daisley, who was recently promoted to vice president
Twitter says winning war on trollsInternational Business Times UK

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UK imam’s US business visa ‘revoked without explanation’ before flight – The Guardian

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The Guardian
UK imam's US business visa 'revoked without explanation' before flight
The Guardian
A British imam whose business visa was revoked without explanation as he tried to board a flight to America has accused the US State Department of enacting the policies of Donald Trump “before he has received a single vote”. Ajmal Masroor, 44, is the …
This might be the reason a British Muslim family was kicked off the plane to Business Insider

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A choir of nurses and doctors grabbed the Christmas No. 1 spot after Justin … – Business Insider

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A choir of nurses and doctors grabbed the Christmas No. 1 spot after Justin
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The Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir's single "A Bridge Over You" has officially claimed the UK's Christmas Number One Spot, over Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself," after the Canadian pop star threw his support behind the song. On Thursday, Bieber …
NHS Choir beats Justin Bieber to UK X-mas no.1Business Standard

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Parts of UK facing ‘very severe weather’ – Business Standard

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Parts of UK facing 'very severe weather'
Business Standard
The UK Met Office has issued a second "red" weather warning after parts of north west England already affected by floods in recent weeks were told to expect more heavy and persistent rain. The UK Met Office's most serious weather warning was issued for …
Parts of U.K. Facing 'Very Severe Weather,' Met Office SaysBloomberg
UK Flood Warnings: Homes Evacuated Amid Heavy Rains, 'Danger To Life'International Business Times
UK floods: Homes evacuated amid heavy rainBBC News
Telegraph.co.uk –RT
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