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EU wants to restrict single market access to UK

Image copyright Getty Images The European Union wants to be able to restrict the UK’s access to the single market if there is a dispute after Brexit, a leaked document suggests. The power to suspend “certain benefits” would apply during the post-Brexit transition phase before the final arrangements come into ...

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Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe rocket was carrying SpaceX boss Elon Musk’s red car US entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched his new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mammoth vehicle – the most powerful since the shuttle system – lifted ...

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Olympic figure skating judges may be biased: report

Judges in Olympic figure skating might be favoring their home countries. NBC News is reporting that they have data that shows judges in Olympic figure skating are biased. In a pool of 164 judges eligible for this year’s figure skating events at the games in PyeongChang, South ...

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Queens man dies after getting sucker-punched in phone robbery

A Queens man sucker-punched during a cell phone robbery has died of his injuries — and detectives are weighing homicide charges against two teens charged in the heartless attack, police sources said Tuesday. Mohammad Alam, 72, died at St. John’s Hospital Jan. 31, police said. The Bangladeshi ...

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Carillion: Ex-chairman Philip Green takes blame for collapse

Image caption Philip Green became chairman of Carillion in May 2014 Former Carillion chairman Philip Green has taken the blame for the collapse of the company last month. Mr Green was in the post when the construction giant, which provided services for schools, hospitals and prisons, went into liquidation. “My ...

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European shares tumble in latest sell-off

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWall Street’s worst day since the crisis – explained in 90 seconds. European markets have followed Asian markets lower on Tuesday as investors continued to dump shares. London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell sharply at the open with losses of up to ...

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Paraguay’s EPP rebels free two Mennonite hostages

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Last month, Mennonites were told that the body of kidnapped farmer Abraham Fehr had been found A Paraguayan guerrilla group has freed two Mennonite men it had been holding hostage for five months. The two were released after their families paid a ransom and ...

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