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French Court Adds Pressure On Google To Pay For News

A Paris appeals court on Thursday upheld an order for Google to negotiate with media groups in a long-running dispute about revenues from online news. The ruling came as the US internet giant announced it was close to a deal on compensating French media groups for news shown in Google search results. Such a deal would represent a climbdown by …

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Greek Court To Sentence Neo-Nazi Party Top Brass

A Greek court on Thursday will deliver eagerly-awaited sentences after leaders of neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn were found guilty of running a criminal outfit in a landmark case, a court source said. After a trial that lasted over five years, the panel of three judges on Wednesday made political history by unanimously labelling the paramilitary party a criminal organisation. The …

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Kamala Harris’s Indian Uncle ‘Felt Sorry For Pence’

Kamala Harris’ uncle back in India watched her vice-presidential debate with pride on Thursday, feeling “a little sorry” for Mike Pence, who he said came up against a better-qualified foe. “Expectations were too much of Kamala — ‘she’ll wipe the floor’, etc. But Pence has also been a Congressman knows how to debate. But Pence has an albatross around his …

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2020 VP Debate: Harris accuses Pence of COVID ‘cover-up’

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris accused Vice President Mike Pence of a COVID ‘cover-up’ in the opening minutes of Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate in Salt Lake City, Utah. ‘Here’s the thing, on January 28th, the vice president and the president were informed about the nature of this pandemic,’ Harris said. ‘They knew and they covered it up. The …

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Boris Johnson will IGNORE critics and plunge 10 million northerners

Ten million people living in the North of England are to be hit with tougher lockdown restrictions, including the closure of pubs and restaurants, from Monday in a bid to bring spiralling coronavirus infection figures under control, according to reports. In a move which could spark outrage among leaders in the affected cities and a possible backbench rebellion among Tory …

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Pictured: Britain’s BIGGEST hoarder whose collection is now set to

Britain’s biggest ever hoarder who crammed a £4 million treasure trove of more than 60,000 items into a terraced house, a rental flat, two garages and 24 wheelie bins has been pictured for the first time. Ramann Shukla, 64, left behind an enormous hoard stacked floor to ceiling in every room of his mother’s three-bedroom property in Nottingham when he died of …

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Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon BANS alcohol in pubs

Anger last night erupted over Nicola Sturgeon’s plans to impose a two-week alcohol ban inside pubs and restaurants across Scotland, while closing bars entirely in coronavirus hotspot areas – a move industry chiefs called a ‘death sentence’ for hundreds of Scottish venues. The Scottish First Minister yesterday warned cases have started to surge among the older generation as she banned pubs …

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