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Finance

Inheritance tax: Gifting to avoid a large bill? Don’t get caught out by the 7 year rule

Parents can also gift £5,000 if any of their children are getting married, £2,500 to a grandchild or great-grandchild on marriage, and £1,000 to another relative or friend. People can also make regular payments to help with another person’s living costs, known as “normal expenditure out of income” however, this should not affect a person’s […]

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US

Biden caught between climate goals and high gas prices as administration releases new drilling plan

The plan was also released the day after the Supreme Court ruled federal Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate planet-warming emissions from power plants. The opinion was roundly criticized by environmental advocates, scientists and the Biden administration for handcuffing the EPA just as more action is needed […]

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Finance

Postmasters caught up in IT scandal awarded £19.5mn compensation

The government has announced a £19.5mn interim compensation package for postmasters who brought a landmark legal case against the Post Office that helped expose a scandal around its faulty IT system. The compensation, announced on Thursday, is aimed at 555 postmasters who brought the High Court lawsuit in 2019, which was settled by the Post […]

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Celebrities

Joe Swash caught chatting to blonde babe on stag as Stacey Solomon left ‘on edge’ at home

“Stacey’s dad there, look, holding court,” Rob joked, as Joe could be heard cracking up in the background.  Last week, Stacey shared a picture of her dad and Joe with three of their children, captioning it: “Dad, who we look up to no matter how tall we grow. “The way my dad loves Joe actually […]

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Pets

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Birds stolen from Lodi pet store

Jun 26, 2022, 2:59amUpdated 6h ago By: News 12 Staff Police are investigating after they say two birds were stolen right out of their cages from a Lodi pets store. The theft at NJ Exotic Pets was all caught on camera. Store manager Megan Petracca says three people were seen taking the birds which are […]

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Health

Caught Covid? You could be at a threefold greater risk of permanent decline – new study

Doctor Pardis Zarifkar, lead author from the Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark, explained; “More than two years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the precise nature and evolution of the effects of COVID-19 on neurological disorders remained uncharacterised. “Previous studies have established an association with neurological syndromes, but until now it is unknown […]

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World

Joe Biden caught with 8-point ‘cheat sheet’ with instructions to ‘take seat’ in meeting

The US President was filmed holding a piece of paper which clearly outlined what he should do in a televised meeting with wind industry executives. The 79-year-old was instructed to speak to specific people and to thank them before leaving. The eight-point plan referred to President Biden as “YOU” throughout. News of the sheet has […]

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Automotive

BMW caught ‘hogging middle lane’ of M5 sparks furious debate

Dave Harford, 43, spotted the white car travelling along the M5 with no other vehicles anywhere to be seen. However, Dave took to Twitter to complain, raging that drivers should keep to the left and that “middle lane hogging” is dangerous and causes congestion. But he claims the driver was doing around 50mph at around 5am – when […]

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US

Caught on video: Jiujitsu instructor steps in, pins down suspected thief at Ravenswood convenience store

CHICAGO (CBS) — Video shows a Good Samaritan stepping in to help a store clerk during an attack on the city’s North Side last week. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported Monday night, what the attacker didn’t know was that the Good Samaritan also happens to be a jiujitsu trainer. The Supreme Jiu-Jitsu Academy is […]

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Science

‘World’s Biggest’ Freshwater Fish Netted (And Released!) in Cambodia

A fisherman on the Mekong river in Cambodia has hooked the biggest freshwater fish ever recorded, scientists said – a 300-kilogram stingray. The giant freshwater stingray, which measured four meters (13 feet) from snout to tail, was caught last week and released back into the wild after being fitted with a tag to track its […]