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Turkish lira weakens as US warns of new sanctions over detained pastor

The Turkish lira was slightly lower on Friday after the US warned Ankara should expect more sanctions over the detention of an American evangelical pastor.

 

Most modern diesels still too dirty, study shows

Some diesel cars produce more than 25 times the legal limit for oxides of nitrogen, according to a consumer group.

 

£10m to combat the use of Spice and reduce violence in prisons

A new scheme to target drugs and violence in prison is to be piloted at 10 jails in England.

 

Zaradulu the mythmaker to reveal the pranks she's played on you

If she's been successful, you've probably never heard of her.

 

Showbiz News

Zaradulu the mythmaker to reveal the pranks she's played on you

If she's been successful, you've probably never heard of her.

Aretha Franklin's bass player: She was a great person

Aretha Franklin's bass player has described her as a generous and kind person who was an "icon" in her hometown of Detroit.

Aretha Franklin: 'Divine and unmatched' soul singer dies aged 76

Tributes have flooded in for "boundary breaking" soul legend Aretha Franklin, who has died aged 76 after suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer.

Aretha Franklin: Soul singer endured tumultuous childhood to conquer the world and demand Respect

Probably Aretha Franklin's best known song, Respect, was released in 1967 at the height of a tumultuous period in the battle for US civil rights.

Sports News

Tyson Fury would be knocked out by Deontay Wilder inside three rounds, says Tony Bellew

Tyson Fury will be knocked out inside three rounds if he takes on WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, says Tony Bellew.

 

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard warns Bordeaux off new bid for Alfredo Morelos

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is ready to reward Alfredo Morelos with a bumper new deal after warning Bordeaux not to bother making a fresh bid.

 

Luka Modric's chances of joining Inter Milan from Real Madrid are slipping away

Luka Modric's chances of joining Inter Milan before Friday's transfer deadline are slipping out of sight, according to Sky in Italy.

 

Carabao Cup round two draw: Nottingham Forest face Newcastle

Newcastle will travel to four-time winners Nottingham Forest in the second round of the Carabao Cup while Brighton face south coast rivals Southampton in the only all-Premier League tie.

 

Business News

Turkish lira weakens as US warns of new sanctions over detained pastor

The Turkish lira was slightly lower on Friday after the US warned Ankara should expect more sanctions over the detention of an American evangelical pastor.

 

Most modern diesels still too dirty, study shows

Some diesel cars produce more than 25 times the legal limit for oxides of nitrogen, according to a consumer group.

 

Firm controlling Genoa bridge 'must pay to rebuild it', says Italian government

The Italian government has demanded that the company in control of the collapsed Genoa bridge rebuild it at the firm's own expense.

 

Government must stop overlooking '95% less harmful' e-cigarettes, say MPs

E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than conventional cigarettes and shouldn't be regulated in the same way, according to a report by MPs.

 

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