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Cruise couple held over suitcase cocaine

[ad_1] Image copyright Cruise and Maritime Voyages Image caption The couple had been travelling on the Marco Polo A British couple in their 70s have been arrested after cocaine was found in four suitcases on a cruise ship.Officers found 20-22lb (9-10kg) of the drug during a search of the couple's cabin on the Marco Polo.The pair, aged 72 and 70, were detained on suspicion of drug trafficking when the ship
Business

Wages rise at fastest pace for decade

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Wages are continuing to rise at their highest level for nearly a decade as Brexit nears, official Office for National Statistics figures show.Average weekly earnings, excluding bonuses, went up by 3.3% in the three months to October, the biggest rise since November 2008.It follows a 3.2% rise in wages last month compared with the previous year.Unemployment rose by 20,000 between August and October to a total
India Top News

MP CM candidate Congress: Kamal Nath vs Jyotiraditya Scindia: Who will be chief minister if Congress wins in Madhya Pradesh? | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The contest between the BJP and the Congress + in Madhya Pradesh is set to go down to the wire with both the parties locked in a seesaw battle in the state. If the Congress finally emerges as the single largest party and takes a shot at government formation, it will have to decide on who will be the chief minister of the state? The party has
Cricket

India vs Australia Test series: Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma give up on business class seats for India fast bowlers

[ad_1] India skipper Virat Kohli found a unique way to rest his fast bowlers ahead of the second Test in Perth that starts Friday.After the 31-run victory in Adelaide — where the pacers bowled 742 deliveries for 14 wickets between them — the captain ensured the quicks relax in the business class seats that offer better leg room and space.India is travelling with five pacers on the tour; Mohammed Shami,
Politics

Bloody Sunday: ‘Job well done’ says former soldier

[ad_1] Image caption Thirteen people were killed on Bloody Sunday in January 1972 and another died later A former paratrooper being investigated for his part in Bloody Sunday has said he still believes it was a "job well done". The soldier also told a BBC Radio 4 documentary he refused to answer any questions when recently interviewed by the Police Service of Northern Ireland. The documentary is to be broadcast
Politics

Brexit: Andrea Leadsom questions Speaker John Bercow’s impartiality

[ad_1] Image copyright HOC Commons leader Andrea Leadsom has questioned Speaker John Bercow's impartiality over Brexit.It followed his criticism of the government's decision to cancel Tuesday's crunch vote on Brexit.Mr Bercow said that doing so would be "deeply discourteous" to MPs.Mrs Leadsom told BBC Radio 4's Today: "He's made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair's impartiality is absolutely
Football

LA Galaxy to re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic as Designated Player – sources

[ad_1] Relive every MLS Goal of the Year since the inaugural season in 1996 up until this year's winner of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The LA Galaxy are set to re-sign forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic to a new deal as well as hire Caleb Porter as their new coach, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC. The moves were first reported by The Athletic. The deal will make Ibrahimovic a Designated Player, meaning the
Cricket

ICC rankings: Virat Kohli maintains No. 1 spot in Test batting ranking, Bumrah moves up to 33

[ad_1] India captain Virat Kohli remained top off ICC Test batting rankings, while Cheteshwar Pujara returned to top five. Jasprit Bumrah has achieved a career-high ranking of 33 in the latest rankings for bowlers.Pujara’s knocks of 123 and 71 were the cornerstone of India’s victory in the opening Test against Australia at the Adelaide Oval. Pujara has now moved ahead of Joe Root and David Warner in fourth position. He