Investment banks pledge to help City of London retain top status in wake of Brexit vote

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Vanity Fair article on Margot Robbie branded ‘sexist’ and ‘misogynistic’

University of Tennessee reaches $2.48m settlement in sexual assault lawsuit

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England vs Sri Lanka first ODI: Last-ball six salvages tie for England

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Saudi Arabia arrest 19 people over bomb attacks

Saudi Arabia arrest 19 people over bomb attacks Saudi Arabian officials say 19 people have been arrested, including 12 Pakistani nationals, following three bomb attacks that struck the country on Monday. The Kingdom’s interior ministry said in a statement on Thursday that authorities had also identified suspects in two of the three attacks. A suicide…

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Osborne needn’t say sorry – after all his Budget was just a suggestion

Osborne needn’t say sorry – after all his Budget was just a suggestion Osborne’s explained the reason for these cuts is to build a strong economy, and there’s no greater sign of a strong economy that someone with spina bifida laying in their pyjamas for three years because we’ve made their carer redundant PA There’s…

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Kanye West is releasing a new clothing line with Adidas

Kanye West is releasing a new clothing line with Adidas Kanye West has struck a new deal with Adidas, expanding his partnership with the German sportswear giant for a new line of Yeezy branded clothing. What separates the new deal from his former, is that Kanye will add sportswear to his lineup of street and…

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8 Of The Most Wearable Trends from London Collections Men SS17

8 Of The Most Wearable Trends from London Collections Men SS17 Alls change in London. London Collections Men (by some accounts a mere shadow of its former self) saw just 57 designers partake in its latest showcase, compared to 77 this time last year. In fact owing to concerns that the current four-day standalone set-up…

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Vanity Fair article on Margot Robbie branded ‘sexist’ and ‘misogynistic’

Vanity Fair article on Margot Robbie branded ‘sexist’ and ‘misogynistic’ Margot Robbie’s cover interview in Vanity Fair is polarising opinion for not one but two reasons. The 26-year-old actress has emerged as an A-List actress in recent years ever since she gave a performance, praised by critics, in the Wolf of Wall Street alongside Leonardo DiCaprio,…

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How The Independent reported on the biggest science stories of all

How The Independent reported on the biggest science stories of all “It is a staggering achievement. For the first time in history, we are able to read our own draft set of genetic instructions.” This was how we announced the decoding of 90 per cent of the human genome in a front-page story of The…

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African Elephant Coalition meets in Switzerland to fight the poaching crisis

African Elephant Coalition meets in Switzerland to fight the poaching crisis Delegates from the 29 countries that make up the African Elephant Coalition (AEC), gathered together in Montreux, Switzerland, last weekend, to work on measures to fight the poaching crisis. The AEC launched a social media campaign – using the hashtags #WorthMoreAlive, #EndIvoryTrade, #Vote4Elephants –…

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England vs Sri Lanka: Jason Roy’s heroics leave an impression on Joe Root

England vs Sri Lanka: Jason Roy’s heroics leave an impression on Joe Root Joe Root believes Jason Roy has set the standard for England’s one-day top order with his eye-catching efforts against Sri Lanka. The Surrey opener made 112 not out in the second game at Edgbaston as he and opening partner Alex Hales, with…

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Alton Sterling shooting: Scholarship fund for children of black man killed by police passes £200,000

Alton Sterling shooting: Scholarship fund for children of black man killed by police passes £200,000 A scholarship fund to help the family of a 37-year-old black man who was shot and killed by police in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, has exceeded £200,000. The target on the GoFundMe page, set up by American actress Issa Rae, was $40,000 (£31,000),…

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England vs Sri Lanka first ODI: Last-ball six salvages tie for England

England vs Sri Lanka first ODI: Last-ball six salvages tie for England Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes celebrate after the latter’s six secured a tie (Getty) Getty Liam Plunkett hit the final ball of a thrilling match for six to snatch a tie for England against Sri Lanka, on the back of Chris Woakes and…

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