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Agent’s abused former partner in legal action against MI5

By Daniel De Simone & Chas GeigerBBC NewsMedia caption, Warning: This video contains distressing imagesA woman who was terrorised and abused by an MI5 agent is taking legal action against the security service. Beth, not her real name, has lodged a formal complaint with the watchdog for the intelligence agencies, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT).…

Explainer-How Sri Lanka spiralled into crisis

Please try another search EconomyMay 10, 2022 01:43PM ET © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Vehicles of Sri Lanka's ruling party supporters are seen in a lake after being pushed into the water during a clash of pro and anti-government demonstrators near the Prime Minister's official residence, amid the country's economic crisis, in C NEW DELHI (Reuters)…

UK vows to take steps to protect Northern Ireland peace

2/2 © Reuters. Containers are stacked at the Port of Felixstowe, Britain, January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra 2/2 By William James and Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) -Britain said on Tuesday it would take all the necessary steps to protect peace in Northern Ireland and urged the European Union to find solutions to a post-Brexit trade…

Republican leader asks for Democratic nomination to FTC be pulled

Please try another search EconomyMay 10, 2022 04:31PM ET 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters following the Senate Republicans weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., May 3, 2022. REUTERS/Michael McCoy 2/2 WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell urged the Biden administration…

Vangelis: Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner composer dies at 79

Greek composer Vangelis, who was known for his celebrated film themes for Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner, has died at the age of 79.He won an Oscar for the stirring score to 1981's Chariots of Fire.Paying tribute, Lord Puttnam, who produced the film, told the BBC Vangelis had created "a new musical landscape".US composer…

Bruno Tonioli leaves Strictly Come Dancing for good, replaced by Anton Du Beke

Image caption, Bruno Tonioli's exuberance made him popular with viewersBruno Tonioli is leaving Strictly Come Dancing for good, with Anton Du Beke taking over his seat as a judge.The Italian, who also appears on the US version of the show, has not been on the BBC panel in person for two years because of Covid…

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Exclusive-Top EU official backs multi-trillion plan to rebuild Ukraine

4/4 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Local residents walk past a burned building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko 2/4 By Marc Jones BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top European official has backed a multi-trillion-euro "Marshall"-style plan to rebuild Ukraine, pledging the firepower of the EU's lending…

U.S. household strength may prolong Fed’s inflation fight

© Reuters. A person pushes purchases in a shopping cart in a supermarket in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Howard Schneider and Lindsay (NYSE:) Dunsmuir (Reuters) - The financial strength built up in U.S. households limited the damage from the coronavirus pandemic but may now be aggravating - and…

U.S. inflation simmers, worst of price gains likely behind

© Reuters. People carrying shopping bags walk inside the King of Prussia shopping mall, as shoppers show up early for the Black Friday sales, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 26, 2021. REUTERS/Rachel Wisniewski By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer price growth slowed sharply in April as gasoline eased off record highs,…

George Carlin’s Bittersweet Melody

My father’s first serious girlfriend after he and my mother broke-up was a dream for my twin sister, younger brother, and me. Kaye lived just down the block from my grandparents on the Upper West Side, a genial, welcoming woman, and possessor of that enviable 1983 daily double: a VHS machine and cable TV (we…

Squid Game Season 2 Two Promises Bloody Clashes—With State Police

After a series of red lights, Squid Game, the massively successful Korean drama that took over Netflix in the second half of 2021, has officially received the green light for a second season. (No, Netflix employees were executed in this decision making process.) Netflix co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer Ted Sarandos made the announcement in…

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