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Seven sisters raped for years by dad ‘were ignored because they were travellers’

A grandmother recalled the trauma of being abused by her own father for decades, as she revealed how the family feel they have been ‘let down’ by the system because

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Former Nottingham Forest, Xavier U player mourned before kickoff

Former Nottingham Forest player and Xavier University graduate Derrick Otim is being mourned on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean after reportedly drowning this weekend in South Carolina. The Championship

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A step closer towards a more effective treatment for osteoarthritis

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a microparticle formulation that allows sustained release of drugs to treat osteoarthritis, a chronic joint condition. They have designed a

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KKR hires ex-Danaher executive for industrial deals

Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc (KKR.N) said on Monday it had hired former Danaher Corp (DHR.N) executive Dan Daniel to bolster its team that focuses on acquiring and

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LinkedIn says it will stop repeatedly copying iOS clipboard

LinkedIn plans to stop its app from repeatedly copying the contents of an iOS device’s clipboard, after a user highlighted the seemingly privacy-invasive practice earlier this week. ZDNet reports that

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Man who killed children’s author Helen Bailey charged with murder of first wife

A man jailed for life for murdering popular children’s author Helen Bailey has been charged with murdering his first wife. Ian Stewart, 59, went to prison in 2017 for the

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Aubameyang, Vardy score in Arsenal-Leicester draw

Premier League Golden Boot leaders Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Jamie Vardy both scored as 10-man Arsenal held on to draw Leicester City 1-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. Eddie Nketiah

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Intra-hospital transport of ICU patients poses a moment of risk

When bedbound intensive care patients are moved within a hospital, the single most common risk factor is nonfunctioning technology and equipment. These transfers, a well-known moment of risk, have been

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Wall Street jumps on strong services sector, hopes of China recovery

U.S. stocks rose sharply on Monday as a rebound in U.S. services industry activity in June and expectations of a revival in China’s economy boosted optimism, helping investors look past

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Intel Xe integrated graphics are seen contesting Nvidia’s discrete GeForce MX350

Intel’s upcoming Tiger Lake mobile processors will be the first to showcase the Xe GPU platform. A leaked OpenCL Geekbench result shows the mid-range Core i7-1165G7 achieving an impressive score

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