Bomber ‘attacks Saudi Shia mosque’

A suicide bomber has attacked a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, causing casualties, state media say. One witness told Reuters news agency there was a huge explosion at the Imam Ali mosque in the village of al-Qadeeh. He estimated there were at least 30 casualties in the attack at the mosque, where more than 150 people were said

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Nationwide’s profits rise 54% to £1bn

Nationwide building society has reported a 54% rise in annual pre-tax profit to £1.04bn as it regained its position as the UK’s second largest mortgage lender. The building society reported £677m a year earlier. Nationwide also announced its chief executive, Graham Beale, would retire next year after nine years at the helm. It added it expected growth to moderate in

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Watchdog investigates lubricant deal

Reckitt Benckiser’s possible acquisition of the K-Y brand “could lead to higher prices for personal lubricants”, says a UK regulator. The Slough-headquartered company agreed to buy K-Y from Durex-owner Johnson & Johnson in March 2014. K-Y and Durex hold almost three-quarters of the market share in supermarkets and national pharmacies. Therefore, the deal could lead to higher prices, says the

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Mazda and Mitsubishi recall more cars

Mitsubishi and Mazda are recalling 630,000 more cars over Takata’s airbags Two more Japanese car giants – Mazda and Mitsubishi – are recalling 630,000 vehicles to replace faulty air bag inflators made by Takata. The move comes just days after the car parts maker said it was doubling the number of cars it had recalled to 34 million, affecting 11

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Aishwarya attends amfAR event sans hubby

Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Friday, 22nd May 2015,02:05 Unlike every year this year Abhishek Bachchan failed to escort his beautiful wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to the annual amfAR Cinema against AIDS and therefore Ash had to make a solo appearance. Abhishek tweeted that due to prior commitments, he could not make to the event, “Unfortunately due to work commitments I can’t

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Rodgers expects Sterling to stay

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has said he expects forward Raheem Sterling to stay at the club for the remainder of the two years on his contract. Liverpool cancelled a meeting with Sterling on Friday because of comments attributed to the player’s agent. Aidy Ward reportedly said the England forward, 20, will not sign

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