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Charities in crisis over sex claims

Oxfam misled everyone, says minister

The charity sector was pushed deeper into trouble last night after new claims about Oxfam and Save the Children. The international development secretary accused Oxfam, Britain’s fourth biggest charity, of misleading — “quite possibly deliberately” — governments, police and the public by...The charity sector was pushed deeper into trouble last night after new claims about Oxfam and Save the Children. The international development secretary accused Oxfam, Britain’s fourth biggest charity, of misleading — “quite possibly deliberately” — governments, police and the public by...The charity sector was pushed deeper into trouble last night after new claims about Oxfam and Save the Children. The...

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Corbyn accused of wanting Soviet-style capital to replace City

Jeremy Corbyn’s threat to make the City of London a “servant” of industry risks ruining a national asset, finance chiefs said last night. The Labour leader vowed that he would be the first prime minister in 40 years to stand up to the “unfettered power of finance” and to curb its “out-of-control gambling” as he attacked Britain’s biggest...Jeremy Corbyn’s threat to make the City of London a “servant” of industry risks ruining a national asset, finance chiefs said last night. The Labour leader vowed that he would be the first prime minister in 40 years to stand up to the “unfettered power of finance” and to curb its “out-of-control gambling” as he attacked Britain’s biggest...Jeremy Corbyn’s threat to make the City of London a “servant” of industry risks ruining a national asset, finance chiefs said...

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It’s a fur cop . . . police helped free 6,000 mink

An undercover policewoman helped animal rights activists to release 6,000 mink from a fur farm, bringing chaos to the Hampshire countryside. The former Metropolitan Police officer, who used the pseudonym Christine Green, infiltrated the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and took part in the notorious raid on Crow Hill...An undercover policewoman helped animal rights activists to release 6,000 mink from a fur farm...An undercover policewoman helped animal rights activists to release 6,000 mink from a fur farm...

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Communism explains a lot about Corbyn

The Labour leader was always plain about his attachment to the Soviet Union, which still shapes his view of the world

Doctors and children among hundreds dead in Assad blitz

Doctors and aid workers last night described heart-wrenching scenes in the besieged Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta where hundreds of civilians have been killed in the past three days in some of the worst bombardments of the Syrian civil war. The United Nations said six hospitals in the district had been hit in airstrikes by the Assad regime, with three of them put...Doctors and aid workers last night described heart-wrenching scenes in the besieged Damascus...Doctors and aid workers last night described heart-wrenching scenes in the besieged Damascus...

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West should reject latest power grab

Middle East experts used to wonder whether Bashar al-Assad was the Syrian equivalent of ruthless Michael Corleone...Middle East experts used to wonder whether Bashar al-Assad was the Syrian equivalent of ruthless Michael Corleone, the savagely conflicted son of The Godfather, or his wimpy brother Fredo Corleone (“I can handle things! I’m smart!”). Seven years into a war that has left half a million corpses, six million...Middle East experts used to wonder whether Bashar al-Assad was the Syrian equivalent of ruthless Michael Corleone, the savagely...

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Turkey clashes with Syrian regime for first time

Troops sent by the Assad regime to fight alongside a Kurdish militia in northern Syria were shelled by Turkey yesterday in a major escalation of the multi-sided conflict. Turkey had warned that it would continue its offensive...Troops sent by the Assad regime to fight alongside a Kurdish militia in northern Syria were shelled by Turkey yesterday in a major escalation of the multi-sided conflict. Turkey had warned that it would continue its offensive...Troops sent by the Assad regime to fight alongside a Kurdish militia in northern Syria were shelled by Turkey...

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Claim that judge was bribed deepens Netanyahu crisis

A former senior adviser to Binyamin Netanyahu tried to bribe a leading judge with the job of attorney-general in return for her dropping an investigation into the Israeli prime minister’s wife, Sara, police alleged yesterday.A former senior adviser to Binyamin Netanyahu tried to bribe a leading judge with the job of attorney-general in return for her dropping an investigation into the Israeli prime minister’s wife, Sara, police alleged yesterday.A former senior adviser to Binyamin Netanyahu tried to bribe a leading judge with the job of attorney-general in...

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HSBC reveals $28m Brexit bill

HSBC has spent $28 million on advice about the impact of Brexit, revealing for the first time the costs that businesses face in managing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. Reporting its results for 2017, HSBC revealed that it had racked up millions of pounds of Brexit-related costs in...HSBC has spent $28 million on advice about the impact of Brexit, revealing for the first time the costs that businesses face in managing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. Reporting its results for 2017, HSBC revealed that it had racked up millions of pounds of Brexit-related costs in...HSBC has spent $28 million on advice about the impact of Brexit, revealing for the first time the costs that businesses face in...

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Bursting of bubbles hit productivity, says McKinsey

The collapse in productivity in advanced countries over the past decade was caused by pre-crisis bubbles in financial services and housing and a sharp drop in wages after the recession, according to McKinsey Global Institute. The consulting company, which spent a year examining evidence from seven advanced nations where productivity has...The collapse in productivity in advanced countries over the past decade was caused by pre-crisis bubbles in financial services and housing and a sharp drop in wages after the recession, according to McKinsey Global Institute. The consulting company, which spent a year examining evidence from seven advanced nations where productivity has...The collapse in productivity in advanced countries over the past decade was caused by pre-crisis bubbles in financial services...

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Hostility grows towards Tesco takeover of Booker

Investors in Booker Group have been told by a second shareholder advisory group to vote against a planned £3.7 billion takeover by Tesco as doubts about the deal continue to mount. Glass Lewis said that the premium offered by Tesco “clearly lags regional trends”, adding: “We see little cause for Booker investors to...Investors in Booker Group have been told by a second shareholder advisory group to vote against a...Investors in Booker Group have been told by a second shareholder advisory group to vote against a...

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Banking on Asia pivot to pay off

Nothing lasts forever. Not even Stuart Gulliver at HSBC. He’s off after 38 years, the past seven in charge of the bank.Nothing lasts forever. Not even Stuart Gulliver at HSBC. He’s off after 38 years, the past seven...Nothing lasts forever. Not even Stuart Gulliver at HSBC. He’s off after 38 years, the past seven...

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The pain inflicted on millennials is felt through the entire economy

This is a tough time to be in what is usually described as a consumer-facing business. Retail sales rose by only 0.1...This is a tough time to be in what is usually described as a consumer-facing business. Retail...This is a tough time to be in what is usually described as a consumer-facing business. Retail...

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The Game podcast

Gareth Barry, you should really know better

The Game podcast

The Ruck podcast

This England side are the fittest I’ve worked with’

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Winter Olympics

Your guide to Britain’s best medal hopes and when to watch them

Winter Olympics

Willian’s strike erased by one clumsy moment

Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1

It was a mistake as big as a manor house. Andreas Christensen’s calamitous pass along the edge of his area with 15 minutes remaining cost Chelsea dear but it cannot taint the memory of a tactical masterclass from their head coach, Antonio Conte. Chelsea were so close to enjoying the perfect evening, as their players worked diligently to fulfil the demands of a Conte...It was a mistake as big as a manor house. Andreas Christensen’s calamitous pass along the edge of...It was a mistake as big as a manor house. Andreas Christensen’s calamitous pass along the edge of...

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Agüero may take legal action against fan who ‘spat at him’

Sergio Agüero is considering taking legal action against a Wigan Athletic supporter who is alleged to have spat in...Sergio Agüero is considering taking legal action against a Wigan Athletic supporter who is alleged to have spat in his ear and shouted obscenities at him on the pitch after Manchester City’s shock FA Cup defeat on Monday. Agüero met City officials and the club’s lawyers yesterday to discuss the fallout from the...Sergio Agüero is considering taking legal action against a Wigan Athletic supporter who is alleged to have spat in his ear and...

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Ruud Lubbers

A long time before it had acquired a name or form, Ruud Lubbers fell foul of the #MeToo movement. In 2003 the former Dutch prime minister, by then serving his third year as the United Nations commissioner for refugees, was accused of groping a senior American member of his staff, Cynthia Brzak, as she left his office in Geneva. The UN’s Office of Internal Oversight...A long time before it had acquired a name or form, Ruud Lubbers fell foul of the #MeToo movement.A long time before it had acquired a name or form, Ruud Lubbers fell foul of the #MeToo movement.

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Geraldine Stephenson

Geraldine Stephenson was not easily intimidated, not even by Stanley Kubrick, a film director notorious for the...Geraldine Stephenson was not easily intimidated, not even by Stanley Kubrick, a film director notorious for the number of takes he would demand. For his 1975 costume drama Barry Lyndon, the choreographer decided to give her dancers a break after they had been dancing for some time in thick meadow grass.Geraldine Stephenson was not easily intimidated, not even by Stanley Kubrick, a film director notorious for the number of takes...

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From blankets to bling: the best of London Fashion Week

Anna Murphy and Hattie Crisell on what rocked the London catwalks

How to wear pleats and not look frumpy

Forget the prim librarian image — pin-sharp folds can look edgy

Anna Murphy: Behold — the perfect ‘power jumpsuit’ is here

You don’t need to worry what goes with it and you can ditch the tights

Guess who’s on the front row, darling

For once, Anna Wintour was not the grandest person at fashion week

Rockefeller’s dynasty offloads the Picassos

They were once America’s most powerful family — their influence is still significant

MPs publish damning ‘secret’ RBS report

The systematic mistreatment of thousands of business customers by Royal Bank of Scotland has been exposed in a report published by MPs. The treasury select committee made unprecedented use of its parliamentary powers yesterday to issue the document after it said the Financial Conduct Authority...The systematic mistreatment of thousands of business customers by Royal Bank of Scotland has been exposed in a report published by MPs. The treasury select committee made unprecedented use of its parliamentary powers yesterday to issue the document after it said the Financial Conduct Authority...The systematic mistreatment of thousands of business customers by Royal Bank of Scotland has been exposed in a report published...

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Greens’ backing gets SNP tax rises through Holyrood

Middle and higher-income earners in Scotland will pay substantially more income tax than their UK counterparts from April this year. The Greens joined the SNP to back the first big changes to the income tax system for Scotland since the Scottish parliament was established almost 20 years ago, by 67 votes to 50. Under the changes, the higher...Middle and higher-income earners in Scotland will pay substantially more income tax than their UK counterparts from April this year. The Greens joined the SNP to back the first big changes to the income tax system for Scotland since the Scottish parliament was established almost 20 years ago, by 67 votes to 50. Under the changes, the higher...Middle and higher-income earners in Scotland will pay substantially more income tax than their UK counterparts from April this...

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Oxfam drops applications for Scottish aid funding

Oxfam Scotland has withdrawn two applications for Scottish government grants because of the sexual misconduct crisis engulfing the charity. Managers at the Scottish arm of the international aid charity decided to pull back applications for grants that would have funded projects in Malawi. Oxfam has also decided not...Oxfam Scotland has withdrawn two applications for Scottish government grants because of the...Oxfam Scotland has withdrawn two applications for Scottish government grants because of the...

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Health boards are ‘fundamentally dishonest’ with public about cuts

The NHS in Scotland is “dishonest” with the public about the real need for cuts and the way new bodies have been created to improve care services is “a joke”, according to members of the nation’s health boards. Frustrations...The NHS in Scotland is “dishonest” with the public about the real need for cuts and the way new bodies have been created to improve care services is “a joke”, according to members of the nation’s health boards. Frustrations...The NHS in Scotland is “dishonest” with the public about the real need for cuts and the way new bodies have been...

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Premiership club among victims of banking scam

Cybercriminals have stolen more than £7 million after duping a range of Scottish businesses, including a football club in the Scottish Premiership. Police Scotland confirmed that 18 companies and other organisations, and one...Cybercriminals have stolen more than £7 million after duping a range of Scottish businesses, including a football club in the Scottish Premiership. Police Scotland confirmed that 18 companies and other organisations, and one...Cybercriminals have stolen more than £7 million after duping a range of Scottish businesses, including a football...

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Ticket tout ban will be in place by the summer

The government is seeking to ban ticket touting following anger over years of inflated prices for concerts and sports events. A bill to ban the resale of tickets above face value has now been accepted by the Department of Business after months of negotiations. It is hoped that the legislation...The government is seeking to ban ticket touting following anger over years of inflated prices for concerts and sports events. A bill to ban the resale of tickets above face value has now been accepted by the Department of Business after months of negotiations. It is hoped that the legislation...The government is seeking to ban ticket touting following anger over years of inflated prices for concerts and sports events. A...

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Brexit backstop plan to be left out of withdrawal agreement

The “bulletproof” backstop plan to ensure that there is no regulatory divergence between Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit will not be written into the final withdrawal agreement under plans being considered in Brussels. In December’s agreement between the UK and EU, three options were presented for the border: an overall new...The “bulletproof” backstop plan to ensure that there is no regulatory divergence between Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit will not be written into the final withdrawal agreement under plans being considered in Brussels. In December’s agreement between the UK and EU, three options were presented for the border: an overall new...The “bulletproof” backstop plan to ensure that there is no regulatory divergence between Ireland and Northern Ireland after...

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Aid cash ‘being spent on EU border security’

Ireland is losing control of how its €651 million aid programme is used, a report will warn the government. Politicians and NGOs have raised concerns that development aid is being used for European border security. A review of the Irish Aid programme found cross-party concerns over how funding is used. It will be...Ireland is losing control of how its €651 million aid programme is used, a report will warn the...Ireland is losing control of how its €651 million aid programme is used, a report will warn the...

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Good Friday agreement at risk from Brexiteers, says Coveney

Peace in Northern Ireland is being put at risk by some Brexiteers, Simon Coveney said yesterday. As the Irish and UK governments reiterated their commitment to the Good Friday agreement, tensions increased over comments from...Peace in Northern Ireland is being put at risk by some Brexiteers, Simon Coveney said yesterday. As the Irish and UK governments reiterated their commitment to the Good Friday agreement, tensions increased over comments from...Peace in Northern Ireland is being put at risk by some Brexiteers, Simon Coveney said yesterday. As the Irish and UK...

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Abortion vote set for May 25 as bill wording given approval

The referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment is set to be held on May 25, the government has said. The Times understands that senior government sources have now fixed on the last Friday in May to ensure that university and...The referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment is set to be held on May 25, the government has said. The Times understands that senior government sources have now fixed on the last Friday in May to ensure that university and...The referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment is set to be held on May 25, the government has said. The Times...

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