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Billionaire ASOS tycoon’s children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

Billionaire ASOS owner Anders Holch Povlsen has lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks on Easter Sunday that killed a total of 290 people. A spokesman for Povlsen, Denmark's richest man who also owns a huge estate in Scotland, confir…

NHS spends £13.3 MILLION in a year on foreign mothers’ births

The NHS spent more than £13million helping thousands of women from abroad give birth last year. So far less than half of that money has been claimed back after it was spent on health tourists giving birth on maternity wards in England. And one hospital trus…

US bitcoin trader and girlfriend could face death penalty over Thai ‘seastead’

US bitcoin trader and girlfriend could face death penalty over Thai 'seastead'

Pickleball: The fastest growing sport you’ve never heard of

Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE April 21, 2019, 2:28 PM GMT One of the fastest growing sports in America involves a court and a net. And, no, it's not tennis or badminton, it's pickleball. Yes, that pickleball, the one your grandma plays, and the one …

A member of an armed group detaining migrants at the border has been arrested by the FBI

(CNN)The FBI has arrested a member of an armed militia that had detained hundreds of migrants at the border this week, the New Mexico attorney general's office said Saturday. Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, is a member of an armed group that had reportedly detai…

Ancestry.com ad pulled, criticized for sugarcoating slavery

April 21, 2019, 3:02 PM GMT The Ancestry.com ad begins with a couple - a young black woman and young white man - clad in mid 19th century clothing, running through what looks like an alley. The couple stops. The man holds up a ring. Abigail, the man says, W…

Jeremy Corbyn sparks anger after clip emerges of him mocking SAS

Jeremy Corbyn has been slammed after footage emerged of him branding British SAS soldiers in Iraq lawless. The Labour Party leader was filmed just days after the dramatic rescue of two special forces men from an Iraqi police station in 2005. Speaking at a S…

Climate change protester’s millionaire dad ‘wanted to chop down trees’

One of the activists behind the chaos caused by climate change protests this week is revealed as the daughter of a millionaire who reportedly wanted to chop down trees and create more traffic to improve his £2million estate. The father of Laura Reeves, who i…

Starbucks in Shanghai is both cultural homogenization and a welcome taste of home when away from it

Get the Think newsletter. SUBSCRIBE April 21, 2019, 1:31 PM GMT I currently live abroad, but my consumer experience has begun to feel more and more like the movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray, only with the endless malls and chain stores you can find any…
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