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London mayor Sadiq Khan issues £2.5m VW congestion charge call

<b>The mayor of London has claimed Volkswagen should pay £2.5m for missed congestion charge payments following the emissions-rigging scandal.</b><p>Sadiq Khan said 80,000 VW engines fitted with "defeat devices" were registered in London.<p>The devices, which detect when an engine is being tested, changed …

London Mayor

BA says passengers can change travel plans following Nice attack

British Airways will allow passengers to fly to Nice on different dates or change destinations following the Bastille Day attack on the Riviera resort that has left at least 84 people dead.<p>A spokeswoman for BA said: “Following the tragic events in Nice we are contacting customers to give our …

Extremism

‘For heaven’s sake man, go!’ Cameron tells Corbyn

An angry David Cameron told Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs that he should resign as Labour leader, telling him from the dispatch box: “For heaven’s sake man, go.”<p>The intervention was the flashpoint of an otherwise unusually subdued session, which saw the embattled Labour leader politely question Cameron …

United Kingdom

The mismanagement of opioids

OPIOIDS, a class of drugs that includes morphine and other derivatives of the opium poppy, can dramatically ease pain, from the agony of broken bones …

The Philippine Election Front-Runner Says He Would Kill His Own Children if They Took Drugs

The outspoken Davao city mayor leading the race to become the Philippines’ next President has vowed that he would kill his own children if he learned …

Africa’s biggest media company will fight Netflix for control of the global streaming market

<i>This post has been corrected</i>.<p>When Naspers, the South African media conglomerate, launched its video-on-demand (VOD) service Showmax earlier this year, the assumption was this was an attempt at keeping out Netflix. The US-based streaming platform aims to expand its service globally in 2016, …

Televisions

Bulk Up Your Back in 20 Minutes

The reason your chest is pumped but your lats are junk is because you can’t see them. Without regular feedback on how they look—the kind you get from …