Dog owner trapped in manure nearly died

Image copyright Bedfordhire Fire and Rescue Image caption Brian Marshall was pulled from the manure heap and treated for hypothermia A dog-lover who went into a manure heap to save his beloved pet had a “miraculous” escape, his wife has said. Christine Marshall said her husband Brian Marshall was “within minutes” of death after becoming […]

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The controversial genius of Karl Lagerfeld

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Karl Lagerfeld was known for his outspoken comments as well as his designs Karl Lagerfeld’s death on Tuesday prompted an outpouring of grief from the fashion world. The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, was one of the industry’s most revered figures. Tributes were […]

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Sainsbury’s-Asda merger in jeopardy

Image copyright Alamy Customers could see higher prices and less choice as a result of the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda, the UK’s competition watchdog has said. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it could block the deal or force the sale of a large number of stores or even one of the […]

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PMQs: The verdict

Image copyright HOC Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons. Here’s what happened. All eyes were on the three Conservative defectors who took their seats next to their new, former Labour, colleagues on the opposition benches for the first time. But it was business as usual for Theresa May and […]

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UBS fined €3.7bn in tax fraud case

Image copyright Getty Images Swiss banking giant UBS has been fined €3.7bn (£3.2bn; $4.2bn) in a French tax fraud case. A court in Paris found that the bank had illegally helped French clients hide billions of euros from French tax authorities between 2004 and 2012. UBS said it had consistently contested any criminal wrongdoing and […]

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