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‘I lost £4,000 in a call centre scam’

When Doug Varey clicked on a pop-up ad offering computer security protection for 12 years for £556, he signed up. “I had no reason to suspect it wasn’t genuine,” he says. That was a mistake. Mr Varey was a victim of a common online scam known as computer software service …

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Drugs firms reach $260m US opioid settlement

Four drugs companies have reached a $260m (£200m) deal with two Ohio counties over their role in fuelling the US opioid crisis. The agreement averts a trial that had been scheduled to start in Cleveland. The counties had been seeking billions from Israel-based drugmaker Teva and drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal …

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Brexit deal acceptable, says top Barclays banker

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is “acceptable” and the country should push ahead with it, leading banker Sir Ian Cheshire has said. Sir Ian, chairman of Barclays’ UK operations, told the BBC that business leaders wanted to see certainty. He added that it was “extremely unlikely” further negotiations with …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: ‘I always hated politics’

Arnold Schwarzenegger has said he “always” hated politics and as a former Republican governor of California “never did what the party wanted”. Schwarzenegger told Sky News “politics gets in the way of good policy” but now, in terms of saving the planet, he is throwing his support behind environmentalist Greta …

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Ubi Franklin accused of allegedly assaulting a comedian

Ubi Franklin has been accused of assaulting a comedian. Fast-rising comedian, Omini Aho, has accused music mogul, Ubi Franklin of allegedly assaulting him. [Instagram/UbiFranklinTripleMG] Fast-rising comedian, Omini Aho, has accused music mogul, Ubi Franklin of allegedly assaulting him. The comedian made this known via his Facebook page on Monday, October …

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Felabration 2019 Finale: The lights of New Afrika Shrine

Pulse finds a link between lights and New Afrika Shrine on the night. Felabration 2019 Finale: The Lights of New Afrika Shrine. (Instagram/BoomBuzzNG) Lights amplify and pronounce things. When lights shine, both good and bad things get clearer. Since Fela died, Felabration has been the light under which Fela’s legacy …

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