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Iran seizes two UK tankers in Strait of Hormuz

Picture copyright Erwin Willemse Overseas Secretary Jeremy Hunt has mentioned he’s “extraordinarily involved” by the seizure of two tankers by Iran. The Stena Impero is British-flagged and the Mesdar is Liberian-flagged however British owned. The Mesdar’s operator mentioned the vessel was now free to proceed its journey after it was …

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The Worcester excessive road that is come again to life

The newest gross sales figures launched on Friday by the British Impartial Retailers Affiliation (Bira) present a median fall of -2.94% in comparison with the identical three months final yr. Scotland noticed the sharpest fall within the UK in comparison with April, Could and June in 2018. East Anglia was …

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Sneaker public sale nets greater than $850,000

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption The Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon Shoe is anticipated to fetch about $160,000 A set of sneakers has offered at public sale for $850,000 (£690,000) to Canadian entrepreneur Miles Nadal. Sotheby’s put 100 pairs of the rarest sneakers ever from Nike, Adidas and Air …

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SeaWorld hits again in Virgin Holidays whale tourism row

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption SeaWorld has confronted criticism over the way in which it treats cetaceans SeaWorld has hit again after Virgin Holidays mentioned it had stopped promoting tickets to the US theme park chain’s captive whale and dolphin experiences. SeaWorld mentioned it was “disappointing to see Virgin …

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Uber ties some govt pay to variety objectives

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Uber has mentioned it’ll hyperlink pay for some senior executives to progress made towards bettering variety. Range shall be used as one “key metric” to evaluate efficiency and decide govt compensation for senior leaders, the agency mentioned. The coverage additionally units a goal to extend the …

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