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FirstFT: Fresh efforts to stop Russian sanctions busting

Good morning. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning We start today with a scoop on fresh US efforts to stop the Kremlin from skirting western… Read Full Article Here FT

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Business

Sandi A. Borowskys Travel Book on Beatles Landmarks Gets

A journey through the author’s travel journal takes readers, particularly fans of the Fab Four, on an incredible adventure to see all significant landmarks connected to the history of The Beatles. San Diego, CA – WEBWIRE – Thursday, February 23, 2023 Readers were enthralled by Sandi A. Borowsky’s book display at the LibLearnX: The Library […]

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Finance

Japan readies ‘last hope’ measures to stop falling births

After seven decades in business, Osaka art supplies company Tsuboyone is preparing to shut down next month. Japan’s shrinking student population has gradually reduced the market for the palettes, pencil sharpeners, brush buckets and other products it sells to schools and art colleges. The small company was founded in 1949 — the same year Japan […]

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World

world leadersPoland’s Role as a Crucial Stop for Biden and Other World Leaders During Russia’s War

Comment on this story Comment BRUSSELS — President Biden this week set out on his 10th foreign trip since taking office, making a surprise stop in Ukraine before a two-day visit to Poland. This will be a return visit to Warsaw for Biden — his second trip to Poland in just 11 months — while […]

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Health

Type 1 diabetes drug trialed on children ‘could stop condition’

A pioneering drug that delays the onset of Type 1 diabetes has been trialled on British children – and could stop the life-threatening condition completely, doctors believe. It is hoped Teplizumab will be made widely available in the UK next year after the final “phase three” trials have been completed. The drug can hold back […]

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Health

Doctor’s ibuprofen tip to help stop period cramps before they

As anyone who menstruates will tell you – no two periods are the same. Everything from the length of period to its heaviness will vary from person to person, and while some experience milder cramps, for others, the pain can be debilitating. If you are someone who suffers from the latter, an expert has shared […]

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World

Six-year-old child killed as car ploughs into bus stop in Israel

A Palestinian plowed a car into a crowded bus stop in east Jerusalem on Friday, killing two people, including a six-year-old, and injuring five others before being shot and killed, Israeli police and medics said, the latest escalation as violence grips the contested capital. The car-ramming took place in Ramot, a Jewish settlement in east […]

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Finance

Pensioners join forces to stop thousands receiving ‘poverty

State pension payments only increase each year if a person lives in an eligible country, as a rise is not a foregone conclusion. Each year, those who do not live in the UK, the European Economic Area (EEA), Gibraltar, Switzerland or a country with a specific social security agreement with the UK, end up missing […]

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Entertainment

Brian May told Freddie Mercury to ‘stop fighting annoying Queen

Brian told Total Guitar magazine: “This particular night, they sang every word to every song, which was rather novel in those days. I mean, I went to a [Led] Zeppelin concert and I don’t remember people singing along to Communication Breakdown or whatever they were playing. When Zeppelin played, they listened. They banged their heads, […]

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Technology

Netflix accidentally reveals block to stop millions from watching

Millions of Netflix users could soon find they no longer get free access to the firm’s catalogue of popular films, boxsets and documentaries. The streaming firm wants to crack down on the popular practice of password sharing which basically lets one account holder dish out their access to friends and family living in a different […]