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Scalpel blades found taped to children’s slide in Ormskirk

Image copyright Lancashire Police Image caption Police say the blades could “have caused serious injury to a child” Scalpel and razor blades have been found taped to the sides of a slide in a children’s play area. They were found stuck to play equipment at the Winifred Lane play area in Aughton, near Ormskirk, Lancashire Police said on Facebook. Doreen ...

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Exclusive: Sri Lanka risks EU trade concessions over political slide back – envoy

Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa waves at the staff after participating in the ceremony to assume his duties as the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs at the Finance Ministry in Colombo, Sri Lanka October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte COLOMBO (Reuters) – The European Union will consider stripping Sri Lanka of its duty-free access if it backs ...

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Equities’ slide sends bonds higher, dents greenback

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock markets around the world tumbled on Friday while U.S. Treasury prices rose along with demand for safer bets as better-than-expected U.S. economic data did little to ease anxiety over disappointing corporate profits and trade wars. Wall Street closed above its session lows, but earnings reports from Amazon.com and Alphabet, issued late Thursday, rekindled a rush ...

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Exclusive: Guarding stability, China likely to slow yuan’s slide to 7 per dollar: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is likely to use its vast currency reserves to stop any precipitous fall through the psychologically important level of 7 yuan per dollar as it could risk triggering speculation and heavy capital outflows, policy insiders said. FILE PHOTO: A Benjamin Franklin U.S. 100-dollar banknote and a Chinese 100-yuan banknote depicting late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong are ...

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Cathay Pacific shares slide to nine-year low as data leak rattles investors

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (0293.HK) slid nearly 7 percent to a nine-year low on Thursday after it said data of about 9.4 million passengers of Cathay and its unit, Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Ltd, had been accessed without authorization. A Cathay Pacific Airways Airbus A350-900 airplane approaches to land at Changi International Airport in ...

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