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Philip Hammond’s Gaff

Hammond ‘says public sector workers overpaid’

*He should ‘never’ be prime minister’ he will be a disaster.

The Chancellor has reportedly refused to lift the 1% cap on wages for public sector workers because they receive bigger pensions.
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Large Carnivores

Six of the world’s large carnivores have lost more than 90% of their historic range, according to a study.

The Ethiopian wolf, red wolf, tiger, lion, African wild dog and cheetah have all been squeezed out as land is lost to human settlements and farming.
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Slime Eels

Slime eels cause multiple car pileup on Oregon highway.

(CNN)Rush hour traffic can slow down a commute — but slime eels, also known as “hagfish,” were to blame for the midday car pileup on Oregon’s US Highway 101.

Thirteen containers of slime eels, weighing 7,500 pounds, spilled onto the highway on Thursday after the truck driver transporting the cargo hit his brakes to avoid a construction zone.
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Gannet Bonanza On Yorkshire Cliffs

A gannet bonanza has been confirmed on the towering cliffs of Yorkshire by research from the RSPB.

A survey shows the cliffs around Flamborough Head and Filey are home to 412,000 seabirds including gannets, puffins and razor bills.
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Lenders Scaling Back Zero-Balance

Lenders scaling back zero-balance credit card transfer deals.

Bank of England governor Mark Carney voices concerns about generous deals allowing borrowers to shift credit card debts.

Credit card offers that allow consumers to transfer balances interest free are being scaled back as banks and building societies tighten borrowing rules, a Bank of England survey showed.
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Low Blood Pressure?

*I used to have low blood pressure: it can make you dizzy which made me panic when I had an episode. Some people might call it Vertigo. I woke up one night extremely dizzy and got up in a panic to get some air. it was no better outside as cars and lamp posts were spinning round. I called the doctor and he gave me a tablet and stayed with me till it subsided.
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