The Week
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" The issue arises when contactless card transactions are accepted "offline", meaning the bank is not contacted at the point of payment and the charge is processed from the cardholder's accounted in a batch later on. Because of this - and because some banks do not automatically check these offline transactions - cardholders can be charged long after they report their card lost or stolen. Treasury committee member Rachel Reeves said: "The security flaws that allow fraudsters to use contactless cards even after they have been cancelled need to be tackled urgently. "Customers are in the unacceptable situation that they are still vulnerable to fraudulent transactions - despite reporting their cards lost or stolen." Among measures the FCA said we're already happening to tackle the issue is a move by Visa later this year to ensure all transactions are "online".
Western Morning News
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A university student today denied leaving a bomb on a London Underground train. Damon Smith, 20, formerly of Newton Abbot, allegedly left a black Adidas rucksack full of explosives on an eastbound Jubilee line train at London Bridge on October 20 last year. But it was not found until a few stops after it passed under the Shard and Canary Wharf, when it was discovered by the driver near North Greenwich station, it is claimed. The device allegedly had a live power supply, 153g of low grade...
Bristol Post
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The man in charge at BS7 has quashed rumours linking him with a switch to Carrow Road
Daily Mail - Football
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Webb was the fourth man to take charge of Orient this season - their 10th manager in less than three years - but after just two wins in 12 games in charge the 33-year-old has left his post.
Plymouth Herald
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Sky News
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Charging for disposable coffee cups could help cut their use by up to 300 million a year, new research suggests.
Folkestone News
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Lancashire Telegraph - Sport
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THE company in charge of Blackburn Arena insist they would welcome talks with Blackburn Eagles to find a way for the ice hockey side to continue playing.
BBC News 24
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that is going to go into British law exactly the same. If you listen to the man who used to be in charge of the admin of Commons business, the Clerk to the Commons,.
Derby Telegraph
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Craig Bryson reckons Derby County must win their next two games if they are to have any chance of making a late charge for the Championship play-offs. The Rams are currently 10th in the table, nine points adrift of a top-six spot, with only eight fixtures of the campaign remaining. Gary Rowett's men return to action following the international break with back-to-back home matches. READ MORE: Bryson has his say on new Rams boss Gary RowettFirst, they take on Queens Park Rangers on Friday...
TechCrunch
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There are more problems for ambitious Chinese tech firm LeEco. Its acquisition of U.S.-based TV Vizio, a surprise deal announced last summer, has run into issues, according to media reports in China. Back in February, LeEco brushed off concerns around the deal after Vizio settled an FTC charge for surreptitiously collecting customer viewing data, but this time the issue seems Read More
Oxford Mail
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THE city council’s top man will be taking home a similar six-figure salary when he takes charge of another local authority.
Oxford Mail
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Sky News
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At the moment we are importing wood from America to burning power stations. Why not burn coffee cups? At least we would retain some of the energy put into making them in the first place. We could be smarter about various different things. 25p charge for the cups seems to be a sledgehammer to crack a nut. That is, quite a lot.
Sky News
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don't think, people's reaction is just a grown internally when they hear about things like this. Yet another charge, get another punishment for doing something ordinary and everyday. It won't be that effective. When I looked into the figures, the Cardiff University research said they reckon.
Sky News
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I have been in a lot of situations where you buy one or two items and you may not even need a plastic bag at all. There are lots of ways in which the plastic bag charge could be more effective than any charge on disposable cups. I don't think, people's.
Sunderland Echo
2 hours
Boy rockers Busted have been confirmed on the line up for this year's summer gigs in South Tyneside.
Sky News
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ABC News - Tasmania
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BBC News 24
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much time for the Government to do anything else but Brexit. Interestingly, we heard from the man who was going to be in charge of procedure in the Commons, the clerk of the Commons, this morning say, this won't take two years, it could go on for a.
Oxford Mail
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Sky News
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eclairs with that moulded plastic all over the top. -- cardboard covers. They have got to join in as well. If we are paying 5p for a plastic bag, they should pay for all that plastic. Some copy shops do say they will charge you.
Sky News
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shops do say they will charge you less if you bring reusable marks. There are also collapsible cups that you can put in your handbag. You can have your copy, then fold it back down and put in your bag
Sky News
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part of skies open rescue campaign we are asking for a deposit to be introduced on plastic wattles. That macro plastic bottles. If you introduce a 25p charge almost takeaway cups, you.