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Furious dad vows action after his Hyundai suddenly bursts into flames in Victoria a

A furious man has vowed to take action against Hyundai after his car burst into flames on a quiet country road. Sumit Chugh, from Victoria, revealed how his brother-in-law was driving his Hyundai Tucson Active X near Lakes Entrance in eastern Victoria in October last year when he noticed smoke coming from its engine. The …

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Could your flight be cancelled? Check our timeline of summer strikes and disruption

Holidaymakers face a summer of flight chaos, as British Airways has become the latest airline to announce strike action during the peak holiday period. Check-in staff and ground crew for the UK flag carrier today voted to go on strike, with walkouts timed for the start of the summer holidays. This comes as Ryanair and …

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CDC lowers the Covid-19 travel risk for Sweden and Romania

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday updated its travel advisory …

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Secondary school BANS hugs, high-fives and handshakes with strict no contact rule for pupils

Parents are fuming after secondary school pupils were banned from hugging, high-fiving or shaking hands with each other with a strict ‘no contact’ rule. Pupils at Mossley Hollins High School in Greater Manchester have also been barred from sitting on overcrowded benches, playfighting and even holding a place for friends in the lunch queue. ‘No …

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Covid being mistaken for hay fever may be contributing to surges in cases

Coronavirus’s three traditional trademark symptoms (sore throat, fever and loss of taste/smell) which were first posited in spring 2020 are increasingly forming a minority of cases as new variants and vaccination morphed Covid into a more “cold-like” disease. Prof Azeem Majeed, the chairman of primary care and public health at Imperial College London, told The …

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Rare bird sightings belie extent of climate change, environmentalists say

Their colorfully exotic plumage may indeed be captivating, but increased sightings on British shores of birds from Africa and southern Europe is no cause for celebration, environmentalists have said. They warn that the sighting of Rainbow-hued bee-eaters breeding on the Norfolk coast and rare black-winged stilts fledglings in Yorkshire, are an “unmissable sign” that the …

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Three quarters of CEOs expect global recession within next 12 to 18 months, survey shows

WILL THIS MAKE IT MORE EXPENSIVE TO BUY A HOME? One of the sectors the Fed has been watching closely is the interest-rate sensitive housing market, where prices have risen 38 percent since the start of the pandemic. The surge has been driven by low borrowing costs, put in place by the Fed to cushion …

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Grandmother-of-ten who won £3.5m dream Cotswolds home believed it was an ‘elaborate HOAX’

A grandmother of ten won a £3.5million dream Cotswolds mansion with its own gym, tennis court, pool and cinema after she entered a prize draw for £10. Susan Havenhan, 71, originally from Sussex, won the grand prize in Omaze’s campaign with the RSPCA that raised a whopping £1million. But Susan and husband John were on …

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