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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • FinCEN Files: HSBC moved Ponzi scheme millions despite warning - The transfers took place after officials were told of the $80m fraud, the secret files reveal.
  • Hancock: Follow Covid rules or they will get tougher - The warning comes as people in England who refuse an order to self-isolate could be fined up to £10,000.
  • PM should apologise for testing 'collapse', says Starmer - The Labour leader tells the BBC testing problems make further Covid-19 restrictions "more likely".
  • Trump's plan to replace Ginsburg an abuse of power, says Biden - The Democratic presidential nominee says it is wrong to replace Justice Ginsburg before the election.
  • WeChat: Judge blocks US attempts to ban downloads of Chinese app - The ban on the Chinese-owned messaging and payments apps was to come in on Sunday night.
  • Egypt tomb: Sarcophagi buried for 2,500 years unearthed in Saqqara - The 27 wooden coffins are said to have lain undisturbed inside a well at an ancient necropolis.
  • Spain triathlete gives up medal to rival who went wrong way - Diego Méntrida realised the athlete ahead had made a mistake and slowed as he approached the finish.
  • Battle of Britain: Flypast and Westminster Abbey service mark 80th anniversary - It followed a Westminster Abbey service which was "reduced in stature but not in spirit", organisers say.
  • Gore-Tex: Inventor of waterproof fabric Robert Gore dies aged 83 - Robert W. Gore's invention has been used in space suits, guitar strings and waterproof jackets.
  • Blackpool crowds ignore Covid 'last blast' warning - People reported queues for attractions and traffic was gridlocked in Blackpool on Saturday.
  • Australia coronavirus cases 'set to be lowest in months' - Hopes are rising after the badly-hit state of Victoria reports just 14 new infections in 24 hours.
  • Coronavirus: Cheddar Caves to close with 40 jobs lost - The tourist attraction will shut for the foreseeable future due to the effects of coronavirus.
  • Lee Kerslake: Former Ozzy Osbourne and Uriah Heep drummer dies aged 73 - The musician, who was also part of heavy metal band Uriah Heep, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
  • FinCEN Files: All you need to know about the documents leak - Revelations in secret files shows how major banks have helped move dirty money around the world.
  • FinCEN Files: Sanctioned Putin associate ‘laundered millions’ through Barclays - The account was used to avoid US financial restrictions, a leak of bank documents suggest.
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