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Grandfather With 20 Jobs Is Britain’s Hardest-Working Man

Celebrated as Britain’s hardest-working man, Billy Muir carries out 20 jobs to keep his remote island community thriving, almost single-handed. Billy’s unstinting service to North Ronaldsay – the northernmost of Orkney’s islands – spans five decades and has stopped the …

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Twitter Shuts Down Vine

Twitter has announced that it is shutting down its short-form video sharing service – Vine – where users can share six-second-long looping video clips. The service was founded in June 2012, and Twitter acquired it in October 2012, just before …

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Former BBC Reporter Chris Simpson Dies

Former BBC correspondent Chris Simpson has died unexpectedly in Senegal at the age of 53. A much-respected journalist, he worked for the BBC in Angola during the civil war in the 1990s, in Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide …

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Obama Calls Trump’s Election Rhetoric ‘Dangerous’

President Barack Obama has said Republican Donald Trump’s insistence that he might not accept the election result is “dangerous”. Speaking at a campaign rally in Miami for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the president said Mr Trump’s comments undermined American democracy. …

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I am the best in the world – Ronaldo

The Portugal star, who led his country to Euro 2016 success this summer, has no doubt he is “the best player in the world” and claims he is back in form after injury Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo regards himself …

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Migrants Gang Rape Wheelchair-Bound Woman

A wheelchair-bound woman was gang-raped by up to six migrants at a Swedish asylum centre after asking if she could use their toilet, it has been reported. The woman, in her 30s, was sharing a taxi home with a man …

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