Dalglish and Thompson head honours list

Image copyright PA. BBC Former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has been knighted and actress Emma Thompson made a dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Lizzy Yarnold, who won Winter Olympic gold, and heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua are appointed OBEs. There is also a damehood for classics professor Mary…

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World Cup Latest: Germany Beats Sweden 2-1 With Extra-Time Goal

Moscow (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:11 a.m. If more stoppage-time drama is too much to ask of this suddenly stunner-filled World Cup, at least Sunday could bring more clarity about which teams will make it out of their groups. England starts…

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Are scooter startups really worth billions?

It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight to clutter up sidewalks — drawing rapid-fire ire from city regulators apparently far more forgiving of traffic congestion if it’s delivered in…

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Here are the finalists for The Europas Awards 2018, July 3, London

The Europas Awards and Unconference for tech and crypto startups will be held on July 3, in London. Tickets are selling fast, so grab yours here to mingle with the cream of Europe’s startups, VCs and entrepreneurs. The event is run in association with TechCrunch, and all attendees get first…

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Trump’s North Korean gamble ends with trust but little verify

Singapore (CNN)Nearly five hours of unprecedented and surreal talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un culminated on Tuesday with fulsome declarations of a new friendship but just vague pledges of nuclear disarmament. The document he and Kim signed said the North Korean leader “reaffirmed his…

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Warning over medicines taken on holiday

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some cold remedies are banned in Japan so it’s worth checking the laws abroad Holidaymakers are being warned to check the rules on carrying medicines abroad to avoid falling foul of local laws. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said some commonly-prescribed medicines were…

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Peter Navarro says ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Justin Trudeau

Washington (CNN)Peter Navarro, a trade adviser to President Donald Trump, escalated the White House’s rebuke of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calling him weak and dishonest on Sunday. “I will always protect Canadian workers and Canadian interests,” Trudeau said. The comments from Trudeau prompted Trump to criticize the Canadian leader…

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Wetherspoon to stop selling champagne

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tim Martin campaigned for Brexit Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has said it will replace champagne with sparkling wines from the UK from next month. The company’s founder, Tim Martin, who campaigned for Brexit, said it was part of a transition away from products made…

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