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Russia names local Bellingcat reporting partner a ‘foreign agent’

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Russia has named a local partner of the Bellingcat investigative journalism collective as a “foreign agent” in an apparent act of revenge for helping reveal the Kremlin’s role in the Salisbury poisonings and assassina...

Erling Haaland’s agent holds Barcelona talks as race for striker gathers pace

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Erling Haaland’s agent, Mino Raiola, held talks with Barcelona on Thursday after meeting Borussia Dortmund this week to discuss the Bundesliga club’s asking price for the striker this summer. Barcelona’s president, Jo...

Man filmed accosting Chris Whitty loses job as estate agent

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A man who was called a “thug” by Boris Johnson after being filmed accosting Prof Chris Whitty has apologised for “any upset I caused”. Lewis Hughes, 24, said if he made England’s chief medical officer feel “uncomforta...

Have I been scammed out of thousands by a fake travel agent?

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I appear to have been scammed by a fake travel agent. Needing to get my wife and three children back from an emergency visit to Pakistan, I used a firm called Sevenseaholidays.co.uk to book Qatar Airways flights – for...

‘It can be very lonely’: confessions of a customer service agent

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“I really enjoy my job,” says Sarah*, a customer service agent working for a public sector organisation, “but we’re treated terribly.” This statement will not come as a surprise to anyone who has worked in a similar r...

Call My Agent set to return for fifth season and a movie

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The acclaimed French comedy Call My Agent is set to return for a fifth season as well as a film. The news comes as a surprise after its recent fourth season was expected to be the last. The announcement was made by Th...

Russian news site to close over ‘foreign agent’ designation

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One of Russia’s last remaining independent media outlets, VTimes, has announced it will cease publication this month after it was labelled a “foreign agent” by authorities. The editors’ statement comes at a difficult ...

FBI agent opened fire on an armed man outside CIA headquarters in Virginia

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An armed man was shot and wounded after being confronted by at least one FBI agent outside the CIA headquarters on Monday, authorities said. The incident occurred around 6pm, the FBI said in a statement, describing it...

FBI agent allegedly used photos of female staff as bait in sex-trafficking sting

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An FBI agent faces potential disciplinary measures after an investigation by the justice department’s internal watchdog revealed he allegedly asked a female support staffer to provide “provocative” photos of herself t...

Russia labels investigative news outlet Bellingcat a ‘foreign agent’

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Russia has designated the Bellingcat investigative news outlet a “foreign agent” along with nine journalists and three media organisations — hours after a Russian journalist won the 2021 Nobel peace prize. The designa...

Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, agent reveals

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Anthony Martial is intent on departing Manchester United in January in pursuit of more game time, his agent has said. The forward, signed in 2015 for £36m rising to a possible £55m, has started only three Premier Leag...

Woman who ran Russia propaganda center in New York charged as foreign agent

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A woman who ran a Russia propaganda center in New York City was charged on Tuesday for acting as an unregistered foreign agent for the Russian government. Elena Branson, 61, who has both US and Russian citizenship, ra...

Super-prime mover: meet Britain’s most successful estate agent

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Ring ring. Gary Hersham’s phone was going, as usual. The super-prime London estate agent blew through the Mayfair office of his company, Beauchamp Estates, scattering employees behind him. As he climbed into the passe...

Heard’s abuse allegations ‘catastrophic’ to Depp’s career, agent says

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Johnny Depp’s $50m defamation case against his former wife, Amber Heard, entered its 12th day of testimony in a Virginia courtroom on Monday, a day after Heard was reported to have fired her PR team. Jurors were told ...

BBC spy report alleges MI5 undercover agent abused women, court hears

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A proposed BBC news report that the government is trying to block concerns an allegation that a named MI5 agent with “dangerous, extremist and misogynist beliefs” used his status to abuse, control and coerce a former ...

Rebekah Vardy has suggested agent may have leaked Coleen Rooney stories to Sun, court hears

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Rebekah Vardy has suggested her agent may have leaked stories about Coleen Rooney to the Sun, the high court has heard, in a last-minute change of approach ahead of the “Wagatha Christie” libel trial. The two women ar...

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