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Ex-UBS trader Kweku Adoboli being deported

Image caption Kweku Adoboli has not lived in Ghana since he was four Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader convicted of fraud, will be deported to Ghana on Wednesday, campaigners have said. His MP, Hannah…

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Coupar Angus boy Kane Morris’s death being treated as murder

Image copyright Police Scotland/BBC Image caption Kane Morris’s body was discovered in the house on Sunday Police have confirmed that the death of a 10-year-old boy in Coupar Angus is being treated as murder. Officers…


Man, 81, dies after being struck by car on B981 in Kirkcaldy

Image copyright Google Image caption The pedestrian was struck as he crossed the B981/Dunnikier Way An 81-year-old man has died after being struck by a car as he crossed a road in Kirkcaldy in Fife….


Brexit: Inside warehouse where food is being ‘stockpiled’

Its shelves are crammed full of boxes – this is one of the warehouses where the food industry is “stockpiling” in the run-up to Brexit. Cardiff-based Wild Water, a cold storage firm, said it had…


MPs: Are vulnerable bank customers being treated fairly?

Image caption The loss of bank branches is one issue affecting vulnerable customers A committee of MPs is to examine whether vulnerable consumers are being treated fairly by banks and service providers. Among other things…



LGBT mental health: ‘Being the butt of gay jokes made me ill’

Image copyright Bree Leahy More than half of LGBT people in the UK have experienced depression in the past year, according to a LGBT charity. Stonewall says 52% of the 5,000 lesbian, gay, bi and…



Children are being ‘datafied from birth’

Image copyright Getty Images The children’s commissioner for England is calling on internet giants and toy-makers to be more transparent about the data they are collecting on children. Today’s children are the first to be…


Being illiterate: ‘I’ve cried because I can’t fill in a form’

A great-grandfather has described how difficult he finds life because he is unable to read or write. John MacMurray, 55, of Shildon, County Durham, is one of tens of thousands of people who are illiterate….


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