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Battling anti-Semitism or shielding Israel? Trump signs executive order against ‘discrimination & boycotts’ on campuses

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US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that he claims will help combat anti-Semitic discrimination based on “race, color, or national origin,” as critics say it only shields the state of Israel from any criticism. Citing the “rise of anti-Semitism” on college campuses and elsewhere, the move seeks to apply the 1964 Civil Read More

Second U.S. law firm files London forex class action

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LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) – U.S law firm Hausfeld has thrown down the gauntlet to compatriot Scott & Scott by filing a rival high-profile London class action on Wednesday against major banks over alleged foreign exchange (forex) rigging. The lawsuit, led by a former Competition and Markets Authority inquiry chair Phil Evans, seeks damages from Read More

ICYMI: Meet the pub landlord running in the UK election .. for love

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The Conservatives, Labour and a few others get all the headline election coverage, but there are many independents running for parliament in the UK election, and at least one is doing it for love. One of the quirks of the British election system is that anyone able to stump up £500 and get ten signatures Read More

EU ready to start talks on future with Britain immediately after Brexit as ‘citizens deserve certainty’

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The European Union is ready to start talks over its future relationship with Britain as soon as Britain leaves the bloc, Reuters quoted a senior EU official as saying on Wednesday. The statement comes ahead of a meeting of EU leaders to discuss Brexit on Friday. Britain will hold parliamentary elections on Thursday after years Read More

Thanos creator labels Donald Trump a ‘pompous fool’ after Avengers tweet

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Imitation, they say, is the most sincere form of flattery, but recycling pop culture for politics can backfire. On Tuesday, the creator of Thanos called US President Donald Trump a “pompous fool” after his team used the Marvel villain in a campaign video. A doctored Avengers film clip showed Mr Trump’s head on Thanos’s body. Read More

Prince Andrew accuser writes cryptic tweet saying she’s not ‘suicidal’

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A 36-year-old woman who claims she was sex trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein wrote a cryptic message on Twitter Tuesday, saying that she is in no way “suicidal” and there are “many evil people” who want her quieted. Virginia Roberts Giuffre, one of Epstein’s most outspoken accusers, has also asserted that Prince Andrew was one of the men Read More

Kameleoon appoints experienced digital marketing executive Martin Harrison as first UK Managing Director

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Largest European personalisation technology provider expands on back of new funding and identity London and Paris, 10 December 2019, Kameleoon, the leading AI-driven personalisation and A/B testing platform provider, today announced the appointment of Martin Harrison as its first UK Managing Director to drive its growth into the UK and Northern European markets. Martin Harrison, Read More

Ed Sheeran named ‘artist of the decade’

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Ed Sheeran has been named the UK’s artist of the decade by the Official Charts Company. Sheeran achieved the milestone after a combined run of 12 number one singles and albums between 2010 and 2019 – more than any other artist. He’s also had the most weeks (79) at number one in both the album Read More

Liam Payne on alcohol: ‘My family were very worried’

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In the offices of Liam Payne’s management company, just north of Soho in central London, there’s a bottle of Bacardi inscribed with his name. It was sent as a gift, after the singer immortalised the drink in his hit single Strip That Down. According to the lyrics, which he co-wrote with Ed Sheeran, he mixes Read More

Thousands of UK political ads went missing from Facebook archive searches

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Thousands of UK political ads went missing from Facebook Inc’s searchable advertising database on Tuesday, hampering researchers’ ability to track ads two days before Britain’s general election. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. Read More