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Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed

Image copyright Getty Images/Facebook/Instagram Image caption (L-R): Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Kaveporn Punpare, Nusara Suknamai, Izabela Roza Lechowicz and Eric Swaffer were killed in the crash The helicopter which crashed killing Leicester City’s chairman and four others span out of control after a mechanism became disconnected, investigators have said. An Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) report found cockpit pedals had disconnected from ...

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Catalan leader defiant a year after failed independence declaration

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalan separatists marked the first anniversary of a failed independence declaration on Saturday with protests and vows to press ahead with their efforts to split from Spain. FILE PHOTO: People celebrate and wave Catalan separatist flags in front of the Catalan regional government headquarters after the Catalan regional parliament declared independence from Spain in Barcelona, Spain, October ...

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BBC has ‘failed’ on equal pay, MPs on culture select committee say

The BBC has “failed” in its duty to give staff equal pay and opportunities, and needs “a more transparent” pay structure, a group of MPs has said. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee suggested women at the corporation were earning “far less” for doing comparable jobs. It inquiry was sparked by presenter Carrie Gracie, who had accused ...

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Indian opposition raps Modi over ‘failed’ ban on high-value notes

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s main opposition Congress party on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after central bank data showed that his shock 2016 move to ban high-value notes failed to meet his key objective of flushing out money hidden from the tax man. FILE PHOTO: Rahul Gandhi, President of India’s main opposition Congress party, addresses his ...

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Sinclair countersues Tribune Media over failed tie-up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (SBGI.O) on Wednesday filed a counterclaim to a lawsuit by Tribune Media Co (TRCO.N) seeking $1 billion for what Tribune said was a breach of contract over a proposed merger. FILE PHOTO: The tower of Tribune Broadcasting Los Angeles affiliate KTLA 5 is seen in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 17, 2018. ...

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Facing far-right protest, Merkel pledges action over failed asylum seekers

DRESDEN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday her government would step up efforts to deport rejected asylum seekers faster, after hundreds of far-right protesters called on her to resign over her migration policy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during her visit to Trumpf company in Neukirch, Germany, August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Matthias Rietschel The anti-Islam PEGIDA movement organized ...

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