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Srebrenica massacre: Dutch government 'partially liable' for murder of 300 Muslim men, court finds

A court has ruled that the Dutch government is partially liable for the deaths of around 300 Muslim men killed in the Srebrenica massacre. The Hague court of appeal’s findings largely upheld a civil court judgement in 2014, which found the state was liable for the murder of Bosniak Muslims who were turned to Bosnian Serb troops by Dutch UN peacekeepers. Judge ...

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If only the Grenfell Tower residents had known about the magic money tree the Queen took from this morning

Politics has been filled with magic money trees recently, since Theresa May first drew our attention to them during a Question Time conversation with a concerned nurse. “There isn’t a magic money tree we can shake that suddenly provides for everything people want,” she said the audience member, who had expressed materialistic and childish concerns about her wage being cut ...

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Great white shark 'hunting off Britain's south coast' as fishing expert warns holidaymakers

A great white shark has been spotted “hunting” off Britain’s south coast, a fishing expert has claimed. Graeme Pullen, from Hampshire, caught the largest shark ever reeled in off the coast of the UK in 2012 – and the sea angler is now warning anyone planning a seaside holiday to watch their toes. He said he has been trying to ...

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Bank of England raises capital requirements on UK lenders amid concerns about excessive consumer borrowing

The Bank of England has increased the capital buffer on UK lenders amid concerns about spiralling consumer borrowing. The so-called counter-cyclical capital buffer (CCB) limits the amount of debt that private banks can use to fund their balance sheets on top of their normal regulatory buffers. It was cut to zero in the wake of last June’s Brexit vote in ...

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Google hit with record EU fine over 'unfair' shopping searches

Google has been slapped with a record-breaking €2.4bn (£2.1bn) fine by European regulators for abusing its dominant position and promoting its own shopping service in its search results.  The search engine giant has 90 days to end the misconduct. If it does not, it faces penalty payments of up to 5 per cent of the average daily worldwide turnover of ...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Estate residents call for thorough inquiry

The investigation of the Grenfell Tower fire must leave “no stone unturned”, an open letter to Theresa May has warned. The letter from residents on the west London estate to the prime minister and the home secretary said justice must be served for everyone in the area. The blaze on 14 June, which started in a fridge-freezer, is feared to ...

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Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to make indyref2 statement

Nicola Sturgeon is to make an announcement later today on the “way forward for Scotland” following the general election result. Ms Sturgeon had called for an independence referendum to be held in the autumn of next year or the spring of 2019. But she has been considering her options since the SNP lost 21 seats in the election earlier this ...

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Safe standing: League One side Shrewsbury Town first in England to apply for rail seats

Media playback is not supported on this device League One side Shrewsbury Town have become the first English club to apply to have safe standing at their ground. The club aims to have the rail seats fitted and in use, in a section of one stand, before the end of 2017-18. Shrewsbury’s Greenhous Meadow is 10 years old so is ...

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Two held after £1m jewellery heist in Bristol

Two men have been arrested after jewellery valued at an estimated £1m was stolen in an armed robbery. Four men on two motorcycles used axes and sledgehammers to smash the windows at Grey-Harris jewellers in Princess Victoria Street, in Clifton, Bristol. Police said a “significant amount of high value jewellery” was taken during the raid on Monday lunchtime. The two ...

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Man hit by bus while walking on street

CCTV footage shows the shocking moment a man was hit by a bus on the street in Reading. Simon Smith was knocked to the ground by the vehicle while walking along Gun Street. He was able to get back on his feet afterwards and suffered only minor injuries. No arrests have been made. Reading Buses say it was an awful ...

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