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UK’s biggest lottery winners to divorce

“There will be no further comment.” Colin, 71 and a former TV cameraman, and Chris, 62 and a former psychiatric nurse, set up The Weir Charitable Trust in 2013 and made a donation to a community football club in their local Largs. Partick Thistle Football Club also received investment from the couple which led to […]

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‘I was raped’ by police officer ex-husband

Fewer than a quarter of those allegations led to disciplinary action. There are 200,000 members of the police workforce in England and Wales according to latest figures, of whom 122,000 are police officers. Suzanne’s story Suzanne – not her real name – told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme her ex-husband, a police officer, was violent […]

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Woman freed after Dubai horse insult

The couple lived together in Dubai for eight months – where Pedro worked for HSBC – before Ms Shahravesh returned alone to the UK with the couple’s daughter. In 2016, she received divorce papers and discovered on Facebook that Pedro was remarrying. UAE ‘fines’ suspicious phone-check wife UAE spy-accused recovery will ‘take years’ Writing in […]

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British mum back in UK after horse jibe row

The mother-of-one, from Richmond in south-west London, also thanked Radha Stirling, the chief executive of campaigners Detained in Dubai, who she said had “worked tirelessly to get me home to my daughter”. Ms Stirling said the incident was a “grave warning” to social media users over visiting Dubai, with the “vast majority” of similar cases […]

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Something has changed but is it enough?

Legal risk of Brexit backstop ‘unchanged’ Live: Theresa May addresses Commons ahead of Brexit vote It is not true to say that “nothing has changed”. And remember the latest round of negotiations were never going to tear up the whole deal on the backstop, or change it fundamentally. However, political expectations had been stirred – […]

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Four Brexits and a Divorce: What do MPs want?

At this five minutes to midnight moment, the House of Commons is still thinking. PM to bring third Brexit deal vote to MPs Latest updates: Fallout from no-deal vote Brexitcast: Something has changed It’s been clear for two years what MPs do not want. Theresa May’s deal has now been rejected twice, while Labour’s plan […]

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