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Finance

Strong dollar is a major headache for other countries

American holidaymakers lucky enough to make it abroad this summer may find themselves pleasantly surprised by the might of the dollar — up 10 per cent this year against other major currencies. Cheap ice creams on the beach await. But this strength is bad news, and a side-effect of the US having both a serious […]

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Health

Painkiller warning: The popular pain relief that could be giving you a headache

While paracetamol and ibuprofen both represent popular over-the-counter painkillers, using these medications frequently could actually do more harm than good. Whether you use the painkillers for headaches or other aches, you might want to watch how many you take. What’s worse, this “serious” problem could be “very painful” and “disabling”. When it comes to medication […]

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Finance

State pension headache as Britons are living longer – ‘tricky balancing act’

While life expectancy has grown these improvements have slowed in recent years, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. The Government is currently planning a phased increase to the age at which people can collect their state pension, however it’s unclear what will happen after. Helen Morrissey, senior pensions and retirement analyst at […]

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Celebrities

Love Island fans furiously defend Ekin-Su as she’s branded ‘headache’ on show

Ekin-Su has divided Twitter, after her latest spat on Love Island. It comes after she erupted with rage on the reality show, claiming she had been “led on” by her partner Jay after discovering he was interested in getting to know another islander. The pair had an explosive argument during Thursday’s episode after Jay admitted […]

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UK

Prince Harry and Meghan to cause new headache for William over next visit ‘Has an issue’

The Queen is believed to be set to host a joint stylish birthday bash for Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge this summer. Speculation has begun as to whether the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will make a return trip to the UK for the belated birthday celebrations. Speaking in one of the latest […]

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UK

‘Harry a bigger headache than Andrew’ as Royal Family braced for looming crisis

Former editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast and author of The Diana Chronicles Tine Brown told Bloomberg that Prince Harry’s decision to leave his royal roles with wife Meghan Markle is proving a bigger headache for the Royal Family than Prince Andrew’s sexual assault allegations. Andrew was stripped of his official duties earlier this year when he […]

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Finance

Boris’ headache as Norway threatens to abandon £4.5bn North Sea oilfield over windfall tax

The funds gathered from the windfall would be used to pay off some of the spiralling energy bills faced by British households. The $100bn Norwegian state energy company Equinor, which is behind a major oil project, has threatened to abandon investment in the North Sea. The move, if followed through on, would be the strongest […]

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Entertainment

MORE TO THE STORY: A treacherous ride down the Yellowstone Trail

John Larson was a wealthy widower. The year was 1919, and John was in his brand-new Elgin-Six automobile. He was on his way from Minneapolis to his McLeod County home on an old dirt road called the Yellowstone Trail. The Yellowstone Trail was an early automobile route that spanned across America. It was created by […]

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Science

Eacop’s $5b financing headache as environment activists pile pressure

By JULIUS BARIGABA In a week when seven more financiers publicly distanced themselves from backing the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Eacop), executives from the Ugandan government and oil companies remained confident that the financing package for the project — which is key to the commercialisation of Uganda’s oil — is on the home stretch […]

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Science

Sturgeon’s anti-nuclear stance to come at ‘enormous cost’ and cause UK major ‘headache’

Despite fears of nuclear war amid the Ukraine conflict, it appears that Scotland’s First Minister does not want the UK’s trident nuclear deterrent to remain in her country. Ms Sturgeon still has made clear that if Scotland voted to no longer remain part of the UK, she would remove Trident from the Faslane naval base […]