Trump Brags Hes The Most Popular Person In GOP History: I Beat Our Honest Abe

“You know, a poll just came out that I am the most popular person in the history of the Republican Party,” he boasted in an interview with the British tabloid The Sun. “Beating Lincoln. I beat our Honest Abe.” There were no polls during Lincoln’s time in office. “But the…

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Tour firm axes trips to killer whale parks

But, he said: “From next summer, we will no longer sell any animal attractions that keep orcas in captivity. “We have actively engaged with a range of animal welfare specialists in the last 18 months, and taken account of the scientific evidence they have provided. Can orcas ever be healthy…

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Facebook faces maximum fine for data misuse

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInformation commissioner Elizabeth Denham says Facebook’s fines will damage its reputation The UK’s data protection watchdog intends to fine Facebook £500,000 for data breaches – the maximum allowed. The Information Commissioner’s Office said Facebook had failed to ensure another company – Cambridge…

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Award authors sell as few as 20 books

Image copyright Jean Yves Gloaguen/Welsh Book Awardss Image caption Award-winning authors Robert Minhinnick, Crystal Jeans and M Wynn Thomas Some of the books shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award have sold as few as 20 copies, official figures suggest. The English and Welsh language prizes were awarded…

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Lush drops ‘anti-spy cops’ campaign

Image copyright PA Image caption Lush says it has suspended the campaign due to concerns for staff safety Cosmetics company Lush has dropped its campaign drawing attention to the so-called UK “spy cops” scandal. The brand had been criticised on social media for a window display focusing on the scandal,…

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Insurers warning on ‘autonomous’ cars

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInsurers say carmakers are overselling the capabilities of partially autonomous cars. The motor insurance industry is warning carmakers against the use of the word “autonomous” in their marketing. A report for the Association of British Insurers says the way some advanced vehicles…

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Salad Cream ‘to be renamed Sandwich Cream’

Image copyright KraftHeinz Salad Cream, one of the UK’s most traditional condiments may be renamed Sandwich Cream, it has been reported. Its maker, Heinz, says that only 14% of those who buy the sauce use it on salads, with many more preferring to use it in sandwiches. A spokesman for…

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Lush ‘anti-spy cops’ campaign criticised

Image copyright @UKCopHumour Cosmetics company Lush has been heavily criticised on social media for a campaign aimed at drawing attention to the so-called UK “spy cops” scandal. Lush says it is highlighting “the ongoing undercover policing scandal, where officers have infiltrated the lives, homes and beds of activists”. Many on…

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Boots owner denies overcharging NHS

Image copyright Getty Images The owner of Boots has rejected claims it overcharged the NHS for a mouthwash used by cancer patients. An investigation by the Times newspaper said the high street chemist charged the NHS £3,220 for the medicinal mouthwash, which can cost £93. Walgreens Boots Alliance said its…

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