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Osborne to join investment giant BlackRock as adviser

Former chancellor George Osborne is to join the world’s largest fund manager, BlackRock, as a part-time adviser. He starts on 1 February, providing “perspectives on European politics and policy, Chinese economic reform, and trends…” BlackRock said. Mr Osborne, whose salary … Continue reading

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Police Taser race group founder in the face

A founder of a group improving race relations with police was Tasered in the face by officers who mistook him for a wanted man. Footage filmed by a neighbour shows Judah Adunbi, 63, outside his Bristol home when he is … Continue reading

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Dean Saunders inquest: Jury finds serious failings in case

A prison inmate killed himself “while the balance of his mind was disturbed, contributed to by neglect”, an inquest jury has found. Dean Saunders, 25, from Basildon, died at HMP Chelmsford in Essex, in January 2016. He had been arrested … Continue reading

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What are stretch marks and can you prevent them?

Model Chrissy Teigen has been praised by fans after posting a photo on Twitter showing off her stretch marks. The mum-of-one took to social media to show an image of her inner thigh with the caption “Whatevs”, which has been … Continue reading

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Kerb appeal

Police in one London borough have said they will not prosecute cyclists who ride on the pavement, but is the decision a good move for safety and will it be adopted in other parts of the country? Officers who work … Continue reading

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PIP breast implants: French court tells TUV to pay damages

A French court has ordered a German safety body to pay 60m euros (£52m; $64m) in compensation to 20,000 women who received faulty breast implants. TUV was found liable over a global scandal affecting thousands of women. In 2010 it … Continue reading

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England: Alex Hales to miss rest of India tour through injury

England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of the tour of India after scans showed he has suffered a hand fracture. The 28-year-old damaged his right hand during the second one-day international defeat by India on Thursday in Cuttack. … Continue reading

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Leonne Weeks: Man charged with murder of 16-year-old

A man has been charged with the murder of 16-year-old Leonne Weeks whose body was found on a path near Rotherham. Leonne’s body was discovered on a pathway off Lordens Hill, in Dinnington, on Monday at 10:55 GMT. A post-mortem … Continue reading

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Tight security for El Chapo extradition

Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the US, the Mexican government announced on Thursday. He arrived in New York on a flight from Ciudad Juarez under tight security and is expected to appear in … Continue reading

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Reinventing Professionals: The art of investing in legal technology

LEGAL TECHNOLOGY Posted Jan 20, 2017 08:30 am CST Ari Kaplan Ari Kaplan speaks with Krishna Srinivasan, a founding general partner at LiveOak venture partners in Austin, Texas, an early-stage venture capital firm with investments in a variety of companies, … Continue reading

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