White working class girls traded for sex, says Telford MP

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLucy Allan told parliament the girls were targeted because of their backgrounds Vulnerable white working class girls are being traded for sex in a “routine way” an MP has told ministers. Conservative politician Lucy Allan addressed fellow politicians in the wake of reports claiming up to 1,000 children could have been targeted ...

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Credit Suisse CEO ‘here to stay’: FUW newspaper

ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam has no intention of stepping down, he said in an interview with Swiss newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft published on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO – Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam of Swiss bank Credit Suisse awaits a news conference to present the company’s full-year results, in Zurich, Switzerland, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Moritz Hager The ...

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Careem captain shot dead in Rawalpindi | Pakistan

Sajawal Ameer booked his last ride with two passengers at 10pm on Monday, after which his bullet-riddled body was found on Tuesday morning-Photo: Facebook ISLAMABAD: A ‘captain’ employed with the ride-hailing service Careem was shot dead in Rawalpindi, police said on Tuesday. According to police, Sajawal Ameer booked his last ride with two passengers at 10pm on Monday, after which ...

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Justice for atrocities in South Sudan just a signature away: U.N. investigator

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. investigators of war atrocities in South Sudan urged the African Union (AU) on Tuesday to make a final push to secure justice for millions of victims. Oil-rich South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011 but slid into civil war in December 2013, with President Salva Kiir’s army battling rebels under his ex-deputy Riek Machar. Under ...

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Florida shooting: Prosecutors seek death penalty for Nikolas Cruz

Image copyright Broward’s Sheriff’s Office Image caption Nikolas Cruz is facing 17 counts of murder US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school last month. Nikolas Cruz, 19, has admitted carrying out the attack and is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. The attack, at Marjory Stoneman ...

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Britain to consider taxing digital giants’ revenue

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said it was considering taxing the revenues of internet companies like Facebook (FB.O) and Google (GOOGL.O) until international tax rules are changed to cope with digital firms that can shift sales and profits between jurisdictions. A giant logo is seen at Facebook’s headquarters in London, Britain, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville Finance minister Philip Hammond said ...

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Power Division minister to assess performance of distribution companies | Business

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Division Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari issued direction to assess the performance of distribution companies (DISCOs) and their CEOs in order to eliminate any mismatch in tariff, an official press release said on Tuesday. The performance of the DISCOs will be assessed on the basis of their success to bridge the gap in the sold and ...

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Russian associate of late tycoon Berezovsky found dead in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – British counter-terrorism police were on Tuesday investigating the unexplained death of a Russian associate of late tycoon Boris Berezovsky but said the death was not thought to be linked to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent. Nikolai Glushkov, 68, was discovered dead late on Monday at an address in Clarence Avenue in suburban ...

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