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St Lucia denies British family compensation for father’s electrocution death because he was relieving himself

Part of its defense is that Mr Ellis should not have been intending to urinate in public, arguing that to do so would have been “illegal, unsanitary and likely to be injurious to public health”. The tragedy is the second known death of a British tourist due to electrocution on St Lucia in a decade. …

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Pound rebounds as it emerges forecast was wrong The pound recovered its losses since Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget today as Britain’s official forecaster admitted it was mistaken about the country entering a recession in the second quarter. Sterling rose to $1,116 against the dollar this morning, recovering from a low point of just under $1.04 which …

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‘Mickey Mouse’ degrees which will see students earn less than non-graduates still on offer

Courses criticized by the Taxpayers’ Alliance included Concept and Comic Art at De Montfort University in Leicester, a three-year course which includes modules on “making comics”, “world building” and “character building”. The fee for UK students is £9,250 per year. However, the expected graduate salary of a Bachelor in Art from De Montfort after five …

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‘It’s the moment I’ve been dreading,’ King tells Liz Truss in first audience

huhere is the King’s address to the nation in full: “I speak to you today with feelings of profound sorrow. Throughout her life, Her Majesty The Queen – my beloved Mother – was an inspiration and example to me and to all my family, and we owe her the most heartfelt debt any family can …

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Two vapes thrown away every second, wasting scarce minerals needed for electric cars

“With demand for lithium and cobalt set to soar as we transition to green technologies, we need to be smart about how we use them,” said Susan Evans, the head of resources policy at think tank Green Alliance. “Just like taking a refillable mug to get our morning coffee, the transition to e-cigarettes offers the …

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