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HSBC says it has processed “99%” of payments affected by an IT glitch, with the remainder due to be completed overnight. Earlier, the bank said 275,000 payments were hit by the problem, meaning many people were not paid on time … Continue reading
The government should limit the amount of money spent on legal advice for politicians, officials and military figures as part of the Chilcot inquiry, a senior Conservative MP has said. David Davis told the BBC “some people” were exploiting practices … Continue reading
Image caption The number of floral tributes left on the Shoreham toll bridge grows every day A series of memorial events will be held later to mark one week since the Shoreham air crash in which 11 people are thought … Continue reading
Image caption A War Disablement Pension is treated like an income and counts towards care costs Ministers must provide more funding to protect injured war veterans from spending compensation on social care costs, local authority leaders say. Personnel injured in … Continue reading
The retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists – Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste – in Egypt has been adjourned repeatedly. A verdict was supposed to have been announced in the first week of August but it was delayed till … Continue reading
An explosion in Bahrain has killed one police officer and wounded seven other people, among them a child, according to the country’s interior ministry. The attack occurred west of the capital, Manama, in a predominantly Shia village called Karanah, the … Continue reading
Police in Australia have called off a random visa checks operation following a public outcry. Hundreds protested in the city of Melbourne, accusing the government of discrimination and racism. Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan explains. Source: Al Jazeera Article source: Article Source
The UN Security Council has welcomed the signing of a peace agreement aimed at ending South Sudan’s civil war while warning that it remains ready to impose an arms embargo on the country if the deal collapses. The 15-nation council’s … Continue reading
The two journalists killed by a gunman while broadcasting in Virginia were shot in the head, officials have said. Both of their causes of death are listed as homicides by the US state’s medical examiner’s office. Alison Parker suffered gunshot … Continue reading
A team of Nasa recruits has begun living in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars. The isolation experience, which will last a year starting on Friday, will be the … Continue reading
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