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Revealed: UK has failed to resettle Afghans facing torture and death despite promise

Those who risked their lives helping British government face a ‘toxic combination of incompetence and indifference’
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Atlantic U.K. Co-President Ed Howard on Ed Sheeran’s Rise From Couch Crasher to Global Superstar

Ed Howard, co-president of Atlantic U.K., has worked with Ed Sheeran since 2010 when they met at a Bruno Mars concert in London.
variety.com6h

Brexit has fuelled surge in UK food prices, says Bank of England policymaker

Britons need to be kept aware of the cost of leaving the EU, says Swati Dhingra
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Teenage girl dies after taking drug at Devon nightclub

Police arrest 16-year-old boy on suspicion of supplying unknown substance in Exeter
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UK arrests wealthy Russian as police target Putin enablers

British authorities have arrested a wealthy Russian businessman on suspicion of money laundering amid efforts to disrupt potential criminal activity by oligarchs and others linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Anger at ‘irresponsible’ Christmas sales of e-scooters banned on UK roads

Big-name retailers are marketing the popular mode of transport, despite use of privately owned models being banned in public places
theguardian.com7h

Schools call for end to ‘archaic’ daily worship following UK census results

With fewer than half the population in England and Wales describing themselves as Christian, there are calls to end religious assemblies
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UK crime agency arrests 'wealthy Russian' over money laundering

Britain's National Crime Agency said on Saturday it had arrested a "wealthy Russian businessman" on suspicion of money laundering and other offences as part of a crackdown on corrupt oligarchs.
reuters.com8h

Fakers, fast sign-ups and fraud: the crisis at the UK’s Companies House

Britain’s register of companies was reformed in 2011 to allow incorporations within 24 hours for £12. Now the number of firms on its books has soared – and so have the complaints
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