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Thai beach made famous by DiCaprio film closed until 2021

Thai beach made famous by DiCaprio film closed until 2021One of the most popular beauty spots in Thailand will remain closed to tourists until 2021 to allow its ecology to recover.

‘Full-blown trade war would be dangerous’ warns Chancellor

‘Full-blown trade war would be dangerous’ warns ChancellorThe Chancellor has told Sky News that a “full-blown trade war” between the United State and China “would be very dangerous” for the global economy.

Uber treads cautiously with $82.4bn valuation ahead of market debut

Uber treads cautiously with $82.4bn valuation ahead of market debutUber has priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $45 (£34.50) a share, meaning the ride-hailing company values itself at $82.4bn (£71.1bn).

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos unveils plans to send a spaceship to the moon

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos unveils plans to send a spaceship to the moonThe world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, has announced he is going to send a spaceship to the moon.

Footage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspect

Footage of deadly police chase shows officers fire 70 shots at suspectPolice have released dramatic body camera footage of officers firing more than 70 shots at a suspect as they chased him in their vehicle through a busy residential area.

‘Russian spies’ sentenced in Montenegro coup attempt

‘Russian spies’ sentenced in Montenegro coup attemptA Montenegro court has sentenced 13 people, including two men believed to be Russian spies, after they were convicted of plotting a coup in 2016.

Fake heiress jailed for £150,000 ‘summer of scam’

Fake heiress jailed for £150,000 ‘summer of scam’A con artist who posed as a German heiress has been jailed for four to 12 years after swindling banks and hotels out of $200,000 (£153,000).

World’s top companies to face £1trn climate change bill – UN

World’s top companies to face £1trn climate change bill – UNGlobal delays in tackling climate change will cost the world’s biggest companies nearly £1trn, according to the United Nations.

Markets slide as China tariff hike looms

Markets slide as China tariff hike loomsStock markets have tumbled as the looming threat of new US tariffs on China revived fears over a damaging trade war and global slowdown.