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Number of violence-prone Islamists in Berlin grew more than four times in 6 years – report

The number of violent Islamist radicals living in Berlin has jumped more than fourfold in six years, says a new security report cited by German media. It added that the Islamist clusters in the capital are rapidly growing. As many as 950 followers of Salafism, a radical, ultraconservative interpretation of Islam now live in Berlin, the Tagesspiegel daily says, referencing ...

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What is romance? More than half of Britons are confused, survey shows

Chivalry may be dead but romance lives on. However, what actually constitutes romance these days has Britons confused, according to a new survey. It seems many traditional acts associated with love are considered outdated. The nation’s favourite raunchy romance peddlers Mills & Boon surveyed 2,000 men and women in Britain in a bid to find out what they considered to ...

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Richest man in history: Amazon’s Bezos earns more in 5 days than most could in 5 lifetimes

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 12:12 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 12:12 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has become the wealthiest person in history and the first to outrank Microsoft’s Bill Gates on the rich list, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Gates was the only one to have made 13-figure fortune. Bezos’ net fortune amounted to $ 106 billion on ...

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BBC slammed for paying foreign correspondents more than British ambassadors

BBC foreign correspondents being paid more than British ambassadors is indefensible, the new culture secretary has claimed. The statement comes following an increasing public furor over the broadcasters pay structures. During a House of Commons hearing on the BBC’s gender pay gap, Tory MP Matt Hancock blasted the corporation for paying its foreign reporters more than British ambassadors assigned to ...

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Gluten-free foods no healthier than regular carbs, expert claims

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 18:03 Giving up regular carbs for gluten-free foods may not be as healthy as it seems, a gastroenterologist has claimed. It comes amid reports of some 13 percent of Brits ditching the protein for supposedly healthier lifestyles. Gluten-free diets tend to be followed by people suffering from celiac disease, whereby the ingestion of gluten creates ...

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Fat cat bosses make more than annual median salary in first 3 days of 2018

Bosses at Britain’s top companies made more money by lunchtime on Thursday than the average UK worker will make all year. Campaigners have dubbed it ‘Fat Cat Thursday.’ According to an independent analysis of the gap between CEOs and pretty much everybody else, data shows big bosses will have grossed more in just three working days of the year compared ...

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Like his nuclear button, Trump's mental fitness is better than Kim's – White House

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 23:55 Reporters have directly challenged US President Donald Trump’s “mental fitness” after his boasts of having a bigger nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. It’s Kim they should worry about, the White House replied. The US mainstream media’s notorious feud with Trump saw a new skirmish Wednesday, as an NBC reporter bluntly asked ...

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Germans trust cops more than bankers & media, New Year survey finds

Germans trust police or schools more than banks, big corporations and media, including newspapers and TV channels. That’s according to a revealing survey which dug into Germans’ approval of their country’s institutions. Read more Germans have a lot of trust in the police, doctors, universities and schools but strongly distrust bankers, print media and TV broadcasters, a new study by ...

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‘US industrial giants would rather let workers die than stop using asbestos’ – legal magazine editor

US corporations have been using asbestos despite evidence it causes cancer in workers, and millions of dollars are being spent on lobbying to cover this up, according to Farron Cousins, executive editor of Trial Lawyer magazine. Asbestos has been used all over the world for more than 100 years in all types of manufacturing, from insulation to paper products. Its ...

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‘More records than the KGB’: Cryptic Assange tweet ignites concern for his wellbeing

Published time: 1 Jan, 2018 11:05 Edited time: 1 Jan, 2018 11:18 A Julian Assange tweet featuring a 60 character code and a YouTube link to a popular rap song has sparked a frenzy of speculation about the meaning of the message and the wellbeing of the WikiLeaks founder. The 46-year-old published the tweet in the early hours of Monday ...

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