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Technology

Paying too much for broadband? Six simple ways to get faster speeds for less

If you’ve not checked your broadband bill recently now could be a very good time to see exactly how much you are paying each month. Most Internet Service Providers (ISPs) offer short-term bargains to hook customers into their plans but once the initial period ends things can jump up by a significant amount. In fact, […]

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World

‘Thanks Biden!’ Putin mouthpiece claims US sanctions ‘paying’ for Ukraine war

Russia1’s Solovyov made a point of recognising President Biden as “our agent” as the Kremlin propagandist gloated over the extra revenue Russia has been able to cash in as a result of US sanctions on oil. The Russian state TV host boasted that Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine was a net benefit to the Kremlin’s […]

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Celebrities

Julia Bradbury leads ‘heartbroken’ stars paying tribute to ‘hero’ Deborah James after she dies aged 40

Celebrities have been paying tribute to Dame Deborah James, also known as “Bowel Babe”, who has died at the age of 40 following a five-year battle with bowel cancer Source link

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UK

Russia compared to Nazi Germany by Boris Johnson ‘Price of freedom worth paying’

The Prime Minister also slammed Putin’s “barbarism” following a missile strike on a shopping mall in Ukraine that is said to have had more than 1,000 people inside. At least 10 people have died in that attack, although the number is likely to rise as rescuers remove the rubble. Mr Johnson warned that the “price […]

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World

Boris Johnson says economic impact of war is the ‘price of freedom worth paying’

The Prime Minister warned Western allies liberty must be protected whatever the cost as he drew comparisons with the rise of Nazi Germany.  Mr Johnson said failure to back Ukraine would be “chilling” for all former Soviet countries but also in the East for nations under threat from China. He said: “I think the economic impacts […]

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Travel

British pilgrims left behind at Manchester Airport after paying £65,000

“The room is made for kids. We hardly can move and [it’s] boiling with three of us inside, with the heat outside it’s even worse. “Also I’ve been split from the UK group.” Dr Yusuf Shabbir tweeted: “Several shocking messages coming through of Hajis not being given the rooms they booked.” Dr Sean McLoughlin, from […]

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Pets

Midland OSPCA paying tribute to family pets

The local chapter of the OSPCA has unveiled a tribute to many family pets in Midland. Earlier this month, the OSPCA Midland & District Animal Centre reopened its memorial garden for family pets. While the site has been in existence for several years, maintenance was recently taken over by the OSPCA. “The bond between pets […]

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Technology

Kindle Unlimited free deal just got even better: Get three months without paying a penny

Amazon has just made its Kindle Unlimited free offer even better, with ebook fans able to get three months access entirely for free. Previously Amazon offered two months to the service – which lets subscribers access a library of over a million ebooks for £7.99 a month – as part of a free trial for […]

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Science

Two environment activists died when we weren’t paying attention

Two environment activists died when we weren’t paying attention South China Morning Post Source link

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Finance

Leeds Building Society launches new market-leading fixed savings account paying 2.75%

Leeds Building Society’s Bond does not allow withdrawals and has a maximum investment of £1million and £2million for joint account holders. The Bond also allows savers to choose where they receive their interest. It can either be paid into the account or can be transferred to another both internally and externally. Again, the Bond can […]