Monday, December 11, 2017

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Catalan's deposed vice-president to contest election from prison

The deposed Catalan vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, looks poised to contest this month’s regional election from a prison cell after a judge at Spain’s supreme court denied him bail, saying it remained to be...

Future of UK care firm hangs in the balance

The future of Britain's biggest private care home operator is hanging in the balance. Four Seasons, which cares...

Inside the dramatic efforts to save bullet-ridden N. Korean defector

"I was informed that he was badly shot by North Koreans," Lee said, reliving the complex chain of events that brought North Korean defector Oh Chong Song to his trauma unit on November...

Brydon and activist braced for ISS verdict

The battle over the future of the London Stock Exchange Group's (LSEG) chairman will reach a potentially decisive moment on Tuesday when an influential agency issues its voting recommendation to investors. ...

Morning mail: ABC radio current affairs programs slashed

Good morning, this is Mike Ticher, standing in for Eleanor Ainge Roy, bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 5 December. Top stories Two of the ABC’s flagship radio current affairs programs will...

Fine art to topple fine wine in 2017 luxury investment league

Art is expected to overtake wine as the best-performing luxury investment asset this year as a growing number of millionaires snap up contemporary masterpieces for their mansions. Rich people, hit by a collapse in...

The sex trafficking trail that leads to Europe

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Facebook's new London office brings 800 jobs to the capital

Facebook will create 800 new jobs in London over the next year, increasing its UK workforce by more than 50%, as it opens a new office in the capital on Monday. The US tech...

DUP expresses doubts about UK-EU post-Brexit Irish border deal – Politics live

1.59pm GMT13:59 Arlene Foster, the DUP leader, is speaking now. She says the DUP would oppose anything that would lead to regulatory divergence between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. She says the DUP...

Bitcoin: UK and EU plan crackdown amid crime and tax evasion fears

The UK and other EU governments are planning a crackdown on bitcoin amid growing concerns that the digital currency is being used for money laundering and tax evasion. The Treasury plans to regulate bitcoin...

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Indian newspapers run blank pages to protest journalist killing

Newspapers in the north-eastern Indian state of Tripura have run blank editorial pages to protest the murder of a journalist this week, the...