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The search for missing mother-of-two Nicola Bulley will have “quickly escalated into a high-risk missing persons investigation”, a former senior detective has told Sky News. Howard Millington, who worked on many missing persons cases during a 30-year career with Greater Manchester Police, said Ms Bulley “seems to have disappeared into thin air”. Image: Nicola Bulley
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British Gas has suspended the use of court warrants to force-fit prepayment meters after a report alleged it sent debt collectors to break into customers’ homes to install them – ignoring their vulnerabilities. Centrica, the owner of British Gas, said in a statement that “all warrant activity” had been suspended and that protecting vulnerable customers
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Britain’s economic reputation has been dealt a further blow after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast that this year the UK economy will fare worse than any other country in the developed world – including Russia. In the latest update of its economic forecasts, the IMF said that it expected the UK’s gross domestic product
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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Chancellor Jeremy Hunt understand the army is “in urgent need of recapitalisation” and “there is a budget coming”, a defence minister has said. Yesterday, Sky News revealed a US general privately told the defence secretary the UK’s Armed Forces are no longer regarded as a top-level fighting force. Defence sources
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