Image copyright Drew Angerer/Getty Image caption Nancy Pelosi leads Democrats in the House Democrats are slamming a Republican bid to dismantle financial rules put in place after the 2008 crisis as the “wrong choice” for the country. House Republicans approved a sweeping measure on Thursday that would ease rules on…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption British Airways’ mixed fleet cabin crew had planned to go on strike from Friday British Airways cabin crew have suspended a planned four-day strike. Around 2,900 staff had been due to walk out from Friday in a long-running dispute about pay and benefits. BA had…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Parisians have faced a series of high pollution episodes in recent years A Parisian woman is taking the French state to court for failing to protect her health from the effects of air pollution. Clotilde Nonnez, a 56-year-old yoga teacher, says she has lived…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption T. rex was one of the largest terrestrial carnivores of all time Despite its ancestors having feathers, Tyrannosaurus rex most likely had scaly skin, according to fossil evidence. Researchers say the huge predator had scales much like modern reptiles rather than feathers or fluff….

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of people attend E3 every year Gamers from around the globe are heading to Los Angeles for the E3 video games showcase, which lays out what players can expect in the year ahead. E3 is traditionally an industry-only event, but in recent years…

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Image copyright Shutterstock Chocolate maker Mars is recalling some bars of Galaxy, Maltesers Teasers and bags of Minstrels due to the “potential presence of salmonella”. Mars said the products, for sale in the UK and Ireland, should not be eaten. The recall began after tests showed salmonella may be in…

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Image copyright Reuters Fears that political uncertainty will hurt consumer spending have hit shares in UK retailers and housebuilders. The prospect of a hung parliament and speculation about the election result’s impact on Brexit saw the value of sterling slide against the dollar. Although the FTSE 100 closed 1% up…

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